Ultimate Quiz On Jackie Robinson

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  • 1. 

    What team was Jackie Robinson traded to at the end of his career?

    • A.

      Boston Red Socks

    • B.

      New York Giants

    • C.

      New York Mets

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Giants
    Explanation
    Jackie Robinson was not traded to the New York Giants at the end of his career. After spending his entire career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Robinson retired from baseball in 1956. The New York Giants were not involved in any trade or transaction related to Jackie Robinson.

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  • 2. 

    What position did Jackie Robinson start his MLB career at?

    • A.

      First Base

    • B.

      Second Base

    • C.

      Shortstop

    • D.

      Third Base

    Correct Answer
    A. First Base
    Explanation
    Jackie Robinson did not start his MLB career at first base. He actually started his career as a second baseman. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1956 and was the first African American to play in the major leagues. Robinson's exceptional skills and contributions to the game paved the way for racial integration in professional baseball.

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  • 3. 

    What award did Jackie Robinson receive posthumously in 1984?

    • A.

      Presidential Citizens Medal

    • B.

      Presidential Medal Of Honor

    • C.

      Congressional Gold Medal

    • D.

      Presidential Medal Of Freedom

    Correct Answer
    D. Presidential Medal Of Freedom
    Explanation
    Jackie Robinson received the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1984. This award is the highest civilian honor in the United States and is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the security or national interests of the country, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. Given Robinson's groundbreaking achievements as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball, his activism in the civil rights movement, and his lasting impact on American society, it is fitting that he was recognized with this prestigious award.

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  • 4. 

    What award did Jackie Robinson receive in 1947?

    • A.

      Gold Glove Award

    • B.

      Babe Ruth Award

    • C.

      Major League Rookie Of The Year

    • D.

      Most Valuable Player

    Correct Answer
    C. Major League Rookie Of The Year
    Explanation
    In 1947, Jackie Robinson received the Major League Rookie of the Year award. This award is given to the best rookie player in Major League Baseball each season. Robinson's exceptional talent and impact on the game as the first African American player in the modern era made him a deserving recipient of this prestigious award.

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  • 5. 

    Where did Jackie Robinson attend college?

    • A.

      William & Mary

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Kansas State

    • D.

      Notre Dame

    Correct Answer
    B. UCLA
    Explanation
    Jackie Robinson attended UCLA for college.

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  • 6. 

    What was Jackie Robinson's position in the Army when he was discharged?

    • A.

      Captain

    • B.

      Second Lieutenant

    • C.

      Private

    • D.

      Sergeant First Class

    Correct Answer
    B. Second Lieutenant
    Explanation
    Jackie Robinson's position in the Army when he was discharged was Second Lieutenant.

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