Chapters 1-3, Comprehension Test, Rosa Parks: My Story

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Rosa Parks Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why was Rosa Parks' mother unhappy when Rosa was born?
    • A. 

      She had to quit her job teaching.

    • B. 

      Her father worked away from home.

    • C. 

      She was mostly alone in a strage place.

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices.

  • 2. 
    What caused Rosa Parks' grandfather, Sylvester, to dislike white people?
    • A. 

      He was treated badly by the plantation overseer.

    • B. 

      He was treated badly by his mother.

    • C. 

      He was treated badly by his cousin.

    • D. 

      He was treated badly by the other workers.

  • 3. 
    How does Rosa feel about her brother?
    • A. 

      She is protective of him.

    • B. 

      She is jealous of him.

    • C. 

      She is annoyed by him.

    • D. 

      She thinks he is babyish.

  • 4. 
    Why was Rosa Parks small for her age as a child?
    • A. 

      She had chronic tonsillitis.

    • B. 

      She had typhoid fever.

    • C. 

      She had a broken leg.

    • D. 

      She was the youngest child.

  • 5. 
    Why did Rosa's grandmother scold her when she threatened to throw a brick at Franklin?
    • A. 

      It was dangerous for her to react to whites.

    • B. 

      Her grandmother liked Franklin.

    • C. 

      Her grandmother didn't want Rosa's mother to know.

    • D. 

      She was upset that Rosa didn't throw the brick.

  • 6. 
    Why was there so much Ku Klux Klan activity at the time when Rosa was six?
    • A. 

      Returning soldiers thought they should have equal rights.

    • B. 

      Whites thought that blacks had a good attitude.

    • C. 

      Whites thought that blacks should have equal rights.

    • D. 

      Returning soldiers didn't want equal rights.

  • 7. 
    Why didn't Rosa live with her Cousin Ida?
    • A. 

      Cousin Ida wanted to adopt Rosa, and her mother didn't want that.

    • B. 

      Cousin Ida didn't have enough room for the whole family.

    • C. 

      Cousin Ida couldn't be trusted with their money.

    • D. 

      Cousin Ida didn't have a doctor close enough to her house.

  • 8. 
    How would Rosa's life be different if she did not move to Montgomery?
    • A. 

      She would not have had to drop out of school.

    • B. 

      She would have spent more time with her father.

    • C. 

      She would not have had to take care of her brother.

    • D. 

      She would not have experienced as much segregation.

  • 9. 
    What was the best thing that Rosa learned while she was a student at Miss White's school?
    • A. 

      That she was a person with self-respect and dignity.

    • B. 

      That she should set her sights lower because she was black.

    • C. 

      That she was very good at rug weaving.

    • D. 

      That she should not be ambitious or do what she wanted.

  • 10. 
    What kind of jobs has Rosa Parks done?
    • A. 

      Cleaning people's houses

    • B. 

      Worked in a factory making shoes

    • C. 

      Worked at a zoo taking care of the animals

    • D. 

      Drove a taxi cab