Rosa Parks (By Rita Dove)

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Rosa Parks Quizzes & Trivia

An autobiography short story on the life of Rosa Parks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who did the author NOT compare Rosa Parks to?
    • A. 

      David slaying Goliath

    • B. 

      King Arthur

    • C. 

      The boy with his finger in the dike

  • 2. 
    What did Montgomery's segregation laws require black bus passengers to do?
    • A. 

      Enter the bus through the front, pay the driver, and walk to the back to find a seat. When leaving, they must exit the bus through the front door.

    • B. 

      Enter the bus through the front door, find a seat in the front of the bus. Later as they are leaving, pay the driver and leave through the back door of the bus.

    • C. 

      Enter the front door to pay the driver, get off and enter from the back door and find a seat in the back. When leaving, exit from the back door.

  • 3. 
    How old was Rosa Parks when she was arrested for not giving up her seat on the bus?
    • A. 

      Fourty-two

    • B. 

      Thirty-two

    • C. 

      Fifty-two

  • 4. 
    What did Rosa Parks do for a living?
    • A. 

      Seamstress

    • B. 

      Secretary

    • C. 

      Housewife

  • 5. 
    What was Rosa Parks not suppose to do according to the N.A.A.C.P.?
    • A. 

      Frown, struggle, shout, or sneeze

    • B. 

      Smile, giggle, scream, or fart

    • C. 

      Frown, struggle, shout, or pay the fine

  • 6. 
    What did the Africa-Americans do to protests Rosa Parks' plaintiff?
    • A. 

      Rioted outside the courthouse

    • B. 

      Boycotted the bus that Monday

    • C. 

      Yelled and threw tomatoes at the judge

  • 7. 
    What is Parks a symbol of?
    • A. 

      Human dignity in the face of brutal authority

    • B. 

      Human injustice in the face of brutal authority

    • C. 

      Human smelly smells in the face of stinky pizza breath

  • 8. 
    Who does the author NOT comapare Rosa Parks to at the end?
    • A. 

      Her mother

    • B. 

      Anybody's favorite aunt

    • C. 

      Her favorite teacher

  • 9. 
    What does the author think Rosa Parks inspires?
    • A. 

      The belief in the power of the individual along with the hope that all of us, even the least of us, could be that brave.

    • B. 

      The belief that all things are possible and we can be the change we wish to see in the world.

    • C. 

      The belief that eating pizza makes us have bad breath and we should make the sauce out of tooth paste from now on.

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