A Remembrance Quiz On Martin Luther King Jr.!

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A Remembrance Quiz On Martin Luther King Jr.!

Martin Luther King Jr. Was one of the most prominent political activists of all time. His unprecedented stand during the Civil Rights Movement and his non-violent methods during a very chaotic period of internal strife in the U. S. Earn him the respect he deserves. As we near this fallen hero's birthday on January 15, take this quiz as a homage and learn more about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Where did Martin Luther King Jr study and receive his doctorate of divinity degree?
    • A. 

      Boston University

    • B. 

      Harvard Divinity School

    • C. 

      Duke Divinity School

  • 2. 
    Where did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech?
    • A. 

      Lincoln Monument in Washington, D.C.

    • B. 

      Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala.

    • C. 

      Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Desegregation of Chicago housing

    • B. 

      March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

    • C. 

      Bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala.

  • 4. 
    What organization named King its “Man of the Year” for 1963?
    • A. 

      Time magazine

    • B. 

      The Southern Baptist Convention

    • C. 

      The United Nations

  • 5. 
    King was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. Years later, a portion of the building was incorporated into what in Memphis?
    • A. 

      Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church

    • B. 

      National Civil Rights Museum

    • C. 

      Martin Luther King Peace Park

  • 6. 
    From whom did King draw his principles of non-violent resistance?
    • A. 

      Sanjay Gandhi

    • B. 

      Indira Gandhi

    • C. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

  • 7. 
    In 1983, Congress made the third Monday in January a national holiday in honor of King, who remains the only African-American to be commemorated in this way. When was the first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed?
    • A. 

      Jan. 21, 1985

    • B. 

      Jan. 20, 1986

    • C. 

      Jan. 19, 1987

  • 8. 
    King had a number of advisors. Which one of these close advisors, all clergymen like King, went on to be a U.S. Congressman, mayor and United Nations ambassador?
    • A. 

      Andrew Young

    • B. 

      Ralph Abernathy

    • C. 

      Jesse Jackson

  • 9. 
    Where did King speak in Omaha in June 1958? 
    • A. 

      Civic Auditorium

    • B. 

      Salem Baptist Church

    • C. 

      North High School

  • 10. 
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech April 3, 1968, at Mason Temple, the Church of God in Christ Headquarters, in Memphis, Tenn. In it, he said: “We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop.” Scholars say his speech was foreshadowing what?  
    • A. 

      The election of an African-American president

    • B. 

      His own death

    • C. 

      The Civil Rights Act of 1968