Facts You Didn't Know About Nelson Mandela! Quiz

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What do you know about Nelson Mandela? He performed an integral role in the fight for equal rights. He was born in 1918, and he died in 2013. His birth name was Reiihlaha Mandela, which means “pulling the branch of a tree in the Xhosa language. ” However, it may also be translated as a “troublemaker. ” Take this quiz and see how much you know about Nelson Mandela.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the text, Nelson Mandela 
    • A. 

      Was exposed to social discrimination when he was a child.

    • B. 

      Understood what racism was when he was sent to prison.

    • C. 

      Became interested in politics when he was at university.

  • 2. 
    The African National Congress (ANC) 
    • A. 

      Encouraged black people to fight.

    • B. 

      Wanted Nelson Mandela not to use violence.

    • C. 

      Told black people to disobey segregation laws.

  • 3. 
    According to the text, after 1952 Nelson Mandela
    • A. 

      Stopped participating in demonstrations.

    • B. 

      Started working for a lawyer.

    • C. 

      Had contrasts with the ANC.

  • 4. 
    At the end of his trial in 1961, Nelson Mandela 
    • A. 

      Stopped working publicly.

    • B. 

      Was recognized as the ANC leader.

    • C. 

      Encouraged pacific protests.

  • 5. 
    After his return from Algeria, Nelson Mandela 
    • A. 

      Spent five years in prison.

    • B. 

      Helped to arrest some of his colleagues.

    • C. 

      Had two trials in two years.

  • 6. 
    What political party did Nelson Mandela become the leader against apartheid?
    • A. 

      African National Congress

    • B. 

      Democratic National Party

    • C. 

      Union of South Africa

    • D. 

      Republican National Party

  • 7. 
    South African government arrested Nelson Madela because of
    • A. 

      Peaceful protests of Apartheid

    • B. 

      Speaking out against Apartheid

    • C. 

      Planning to bomb building

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Nelson Mandela spent his life in prison for 
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      27 years

    • D. 

      9 years