6 March 2020 "Quest": Proficient Level Review

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6 March 2020 "Quest": Proficient Level Review

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  • 1. 
    Emmett Till accidentally violated all of the following "rules" concerning interactions with Southern whites except he:
    • A. 

      Was in a place designated for whites only

    • B. 

      Was seen as disrespectful of a white person

    • C. 

      Made eye contact with a white person

    • D. 

      Initiated conversation with a white person

  • 2. 
    Remember the famous African-American woman that refused to give up her seat on a public bus; in which part of the bus did she refuse to give up her seat? The:
    • A. 

      Middle-third of the bus

    • B. 

      Front-Third of the bus

    • C. 

      Back-third of the bus

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 3. 
    Which of the following presidents sent the 101st Airborne to escort 9 African-American students to school in Little Rock?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • B. 

      Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Kennedy

    • D. 

      Nixon

  • 4. 
    Which of the following made the decision to use fire-hoses on African-American protestors in 1963, which was captured on national television?
    • A. 

      Bull Connor

    • B. 

      Redd Foxx

    • C. 

      Spike Jones

    • D. 

      Colonel Crittendon

  • 5. 
    According to the Zapruder Film, the time between the first and third shots was:
    • A. 

      8.3 seconds

    • B. 

      7.7 seconds

    • C. 

      5.8 seconds

    • D. 

      6.4 seconds

  • 6. 
    Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of which of the following African-American Civil Rights groups?
    • A. 

      Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

    • B. 

      Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

    • C. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    • D. 

      Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

  • 7. 
    Which of the following were the presidential candidates during the Election of 1960?
    • A. 

      John Kennedy (Democrat) v. Richard Nixon (Republican)

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon (Republican) v. Hubert Humphrey (Democrat)

    • C. 

      Lyndon Johnson (Democrat) v. Barry Goldwater (Republican)

    • D. 

      Dwight Eisenhower (Republican) v. John Kennedy (Democrat)

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was president during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    • A. 

      Kennedy

    • B. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • C. 

      Eisenhower

    • D. 

      Nixon

  • 9. 
    The Cuban Missile Crisis ended when the missiles were removed from Cuba, and the U.S. promised to:
    • A. 

      Never invade Cuba again

    • B. 

      Remove nuclear missiles from Greece

    • C. 

      Ask permission before testing any nuclear bombs in the future

    • D. 

      Decrease their number of nuclear submarines

  • 10. 
    Which of the following assassinated Medgar Evers; he wasn't convicted of the assassination for 25 years:
    • A. 

      Byron de la Beckwith

    • B. 

      James Earl Ray

    • C. 

      Jackie Earl Haley

    • D. 

      John Mark Chapman

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was the most "infamous" political commercial from the Election of 1964; it aired only ONCE on television, because so many Americans called in to the networks complaining about the unfairness of the ad. The:
    • A. 

      "Daisy Ad"

    • B. 

      "Pregnant Lady Ad"

    • C. 

      "Ice Cream Ad"

    • D. 

      "Hotline Ad"

  • 12. 
    During which of the following Civil Rights events was a white, middle class housewife from Detroit murdered by the KKK while giving a ride in her car to a young African-American Civil Rights protester?
    • A. 

      Selma March

    • B. 

      Freedom Ride

    • C. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • D. 

      Freedom Summer

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was the most famous Civil Rights Leader from the state of Mississippi; he was assassinated in his own driveway:
    • A. 

      Medgar Evers

    • B. 

      John Lewis

    • C. 

      Ralph Abernathy

    • D. 

      Malcolm X