Rosa- A Book By Nikki Giovanni

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Rosa Parks Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz about the book, Rosa by Nikki Giovanni


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rosa Parks earned money by being a _________________
    • A. 

      Waitress

    • B. 

      Nanny

    • C. 

      Seamstress

    • D. 

      Bus driver

  • 2. 
    The book takes place in which city?
    • A. 

      Chicago, Illinois

    • B. 

      Birmingham, Alabama

    • C. 

      St. Louis, Missouri

    • D. 

      Montgomery, Alabama

  • 3. 
    After Rosa put her fare in the bus, what did she do next:
    • A. 

      Walked onto the bus and found a seat.

    • B. 

      She got off the bus and went to the back door to enter the bus from the rear.

    • C. 

      She changed her mind and decided to walk home.

    • D. 

      She stood because there were no more seats.

  • 4. 
    When Rosa sat down, which section did she sit in?
    • A. 

      The "neutral" section, where blacks or whites could sit.

    • B. 

      The "white" section, where only whites could sit.

    • C. 

      The "black" section, where only blacks would sit.

  • 5. 
    When the bus driver told Rosa to leave her seat and go to the crowded black section, what did she do?
    • A. 

      She moved to the black section.

    • B. 

      She let the man out of the seat next to her and then sat back down.

    • C. 

      She got off and walked the rest of the way home.

  • 6. 
    When Rosa sighed as she realized she was tired, what was she tired from?
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Walking to the bus

    • C. 

      Putting white people first and tired of seperate and not equal treatment.

    • D. 

      Having to stand all day on the bus.

  • 7. 
    What happened after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat?
    • A. 

      She was moved to the back of the bus by the driver.

    • B. 

      She was told to get off the bus and so she did.

    • C. 

      She was arrested.

    • D. 

      Her attorney came and took her home.

  • 8. 
    After Dr. Robinson heard about Rosa's arrest, what did she do?
    • A. 

      Nothing. She felt Rosa deserved the arrest.

    • B. 

      She called the police and then paid the bail money.

    • C. 

      She gathered her friends and they baked cookies to sell for Rosa's bail.

    • D. 

      She had women meet her at the college and make posters to boycott riding the bus.

  • 9. 
    When there was a great mass meeting to discuss the bus boycott, the person chosen to speak for the people was:
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • C. 

      Dr. Robinson

  • 10. 
    What happened on November 13, 1956
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court ruled that segregation of buses was legal.

    • B. 

      Rosa Parks died.

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court ruled that segregation of buses was illegal.

    • D. 

      The bus boycott began.

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