Cry Freedom Quiz

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Have you watched the drama film, Cry freedom? Check out this quiz based on the same movie. Cry Freedom is an apartheid drama written and directed by the very talented Richard Attenborough. The story is set in 1970s Africa and highlights the political corruption, discrimination, and social unrest in society. Do you know enough about the movie? If yes, then feel free to give this quiz a try! Answer all the questions correctly to get a high score! We sincerely wish you all the very best with the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________ was the editor of the Daily Dispatch.
    • A. 

      Donald Woods

    • B. 

      Ken Robertson

    • C. 

      Stephen Biko

    • D. 

      Ann Hobart

  • 2. 
    The System is the title blacks have given to                          .
    • A. 

      Banning

    • B. 

      Racism

    • C. 

      White authority

    • D. 

      Churches

  • 3. 
    Biko and Mamphela started a black ____________.
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Medical clinic

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Homeless shelter

  • 4. 
    Which is not true of living in a legal black township?
    • A. 

      Your boss must give you a pass each month.

    • B. 

      The government decides how much you pay in rent.

    • C. 

      The government decides which house you will live in.

    • D. 

      The house can only be handed down to your son.

  • 5. 
    Who said; “We believe in an intelligent God, We believe that He knew what He was doing when He created the black man, just as He did when He created the white man.”?
    • A. 

      Mapetla

    • B. 

      Tenjy

    • C. 

      Biko

    • D. 

      Qumza

  • 6. 
    Don helped Mapetla & Tenjy get jobs at                    .
    • A. 

      The newspaper

    • B. 

      A school

    • C. 

      The clinic

    • D. 

      The police station

  • 7. 
    Don & Ken heard Biko speak at a                              .
    • A. 

      Freedom rally

    • B. 

      Football game

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Court hearing

  • 8. 
    Biko testified in court to                                 .
    • A. 

      Accuse the white men of beating him

    • B. 

      Accuse the government of taking away his freedom

    • C. 

      Defend himself

    • D. 

      Defend other leaders

  • 9. 
    Who led the attack on the church and Biko’s office?
    • A. 

      The secret informers

    • B. 

      Captain De Wit

    • C. 

      Fred Lemick

    • D. 

      Mr. Kruger

  • 10. 
    When the police searched Biko’s home, how did his wife hide his papers?
    • A. 

      She put them under the child's mattress.

    • B. 

      She burned them.

    • C. 

      She put them in the child's diaper.

    • D. 

      She flushed them down the toilet.

  • 11. 
    Who said; “I am shaking like a leaf, and if you let go I will fall flat on my face.”?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Biko

    • C. 

      Wendy

    • D. 

      Kruger

  • 12. 
    Biko was arrested when                                  .
    • A. 

      He was giving a speech to a group of black youth

    • B. 

      He met Wood for a secret meeting

    • C. 

      He tried to stop the police from entering his home

    • D. 

      He was driving back from Cape Town

  • 13. 
    1. Which of the following were Not listed in the warrant read to Wood announcing his banning?  He is not allowed to                    .
    • A. 

      Meet with any black people

    • B. 

      Write anything

    • C. 

      Enter a printing office

    • D. 

      Leave the district of East London for 5 years

  • 14. 
    When Wood’s tried to fly to America to tell Biko’s story, he                                   ?
    • A. 

      Was arrested

    • B. 

      Tried to hide in his friends luggage

    • C. 

      Was not allowed on the flight

    • D. 

      Was stopped outside his home

  • 15. 
    Wendy did not want to leave South Africa to publish the book on Biko until          .
    • A. 

      Men tried to break into their home with guns

    • B. 

      Someone tried to poison the children's clothes

    • C. 

      Her husband was banned by the government

    • D. 

      Two of her husbands reporters were killed

  • 16. 
    The Wood family left South Africa and flew to                                 ?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Botswana

    • C. 

      Lesotho

    • D. 

      United Nations

  • 17. 
    Mr. Woods believed that blacks should be allowed to vote.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Biko did not go meet Mr. Woods at his office because he was banned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    As a child, Donald lived in a black neighborhood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Donald took Ken to a black church service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Mzimbi and Biko wanted the same kind of revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    At the court trail Biko testified that violent confrontation was necessary to bring out change in the South African government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Mr. Kruger had Mr. Wood arrested for not telling the police the name of the witness who saw the men destroying the church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Biko stalled the police from searching his house, by asking to read the warrant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When the police came to Wood’s house asking to see Evalina’s pass, Woods was not afraid of them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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