Rosa Parks: My Story MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Why did Raymond Parks not attend school?
    • A. 

      He was black and the closest school was for whites.

    • B. 

      He was white and the closest school was for blacks.

    • C. 

      He was timid and was fearful to go to school.

    • D. 

      He stayed home because his mother wanted him homeschooled.

  • 2. 
    What was unusual about the situation at Army Air Force bases after President Roosevelt's order?
    • A. 

      The base was segregated because the President had forbidden integration.

    • B. 

      The base was segregated except for private areas.

    • C. 

      The base was segregated only on trolleys or buses.

    • D. 

      The base was integrated because the President had forbidden segregation.

  • 3. 
    Why couldn't black men hold a meeting without fear of bodily injury or death?
    • A. 

      The men were afraid that other black men would find them.

    • B. 

      The men were meeting in shotgun houses.

    • C. 

      The men were activists and trying to change society.

    • D. 

      The men were meeting with the police.

  • 4. 
    What phrase best describes Raymond Parks?
    • A. 

      A segregationist

    • B. 

      A carpenter

    • C. 

      A poor orphaned child

    • D. 

      A civil rights activist

  • 5. 
    How did some people make it difficult for black people to register to vote?
    • A. 

      Blacks had to have cohorts to vote

    • B. 

      Blacks had to have a privileged position

    • C. 

      Blacks had to have white people to vouch for them

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What was a poll tax?
    • A. 

      A tax that was on telephone polls

    • B. 

      A tax that only black people had to pay

    • C. 

      A tax that only white people had to pay

    • D. 

      A tax that every registered voter had to pay

  • 7. 
    What special rule did black people have to follow when riding a bus?
    • A. 

      Blacks were required to sit in the back of the bus

    • B. 

      Blacks were required to sit in the front of the bus

    • C. 

      Blacks were required to fill in the empty seats in the front

    • D. 

      Blacks were required to always sit on top of the bus

  • 8. 
    Why didn't the other black people support Rosa when the driver made her get off the bus?
    • A. 

      They wanted to get home and were tired of sitting down

    • B. 

      They wanted to get home and were tired of standing up

    • C. 

      They wanted to get to work

    • D. 

      They thought she was right about sitting down

  • 9. 
    Why was the NAACP organization formed?
    • A. 

      To protest against unequal education

    • B. 

      To protest against brutality, and lynching

    • C. 

      To protest against racial discrimination

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    How does the photo in Chapter 6 of the Montgomery NAACP support the main idea of the text?
    • A. 

      It shows how crowded the meetings were

    • B. 

      It shows how many black people were in it

    • C. 

      It shows how the organization came together

    • D. 

      It shows how long ago all this happened

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