Ruby Bridges Quiz

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Ruby Bridges Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      1860 Booker T. Washington High

    • B. 

      1961 Eisenhower High

    • C. 

      1775 William Frantz Elementary

    • D. 

      1960 William Frantz Elementary

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the city where Ruby lived?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Houston

  • 3. 
    Why did Ruby’s mother want her to go to a new school?
    • A. 

      She thought Ruby would get a better education

    • B. 

      There would be a lot of blacks

    • C. 

      There would be many white kids

    • D. 

      They lived close to the school

  • 4. 
    Who was Ruby’s teacher?
    • A. 

      Dr. Coles

    • B. 

      Mrs. Henry

    • C. 

      Miss Spencer

    • D. 

      Miss Woodmere

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      NAACP

    • B. 

      Her dad

    • C. 

      U.S. Marshals

    • D. 

      Navy

  • 6. 
    Ruby was the first African American to integrate an elementary school in the South: what does the word integrate mean?
    • A. 

      Only blacks could go to a school

    • B. 

      Black and whites going to the same school

    • C. 

      Laws unfair to white children

    • D. 

      Laws unfair to black children

  • 7. 
    The rising action is the revealing of the conflict, when does the conflict begin?
    • A. 

      Ruby makes a very high score on a test and was chosen to go to an all white school

    • B. 

      Ruby plays baseball and hurt her knee

    • C. 

      The dad lost his job

    • D. 

      All white kids left the school when Ruby enrolled

  • 8. 
    What caused Ruby’s dad to lose his job?
    • A. 

      He got hurt by the angry mob and couldn’t work

    • B. 

      The people at his job were furious about his daughter going to the new school

    • C. 

      He found a better job as a painter

    • D. 

      He had a fight at work

  • 9. 
    What did Ruby say to the protesters on her way to school?
    • A. 

      She did not talk to them, she prayed for them

    • B. 

      She finally got angry and threaten them

    • C. 

      She yelled to leave her alone

    • D. 

      She put a spell on them

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Ruby’s test scores were to high since she had independent help her scores were inaccurate

    • B. 

      Black children test scores could never be that high

    • C. 

      The teacher took the test for Ruby

    • D. 

      She took the test twice

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      She prayed for the protestors

    • B. 

      The priest took his daughter to school

    • C. 

      She took a test

    • D. 

      Mrs. Henry threaten the Vice Principal

  • 12. 
    Why did Ruby only want to eat packaged food?
    • A. 

      She wanted to gain weight

    • B. 

      She never liked her mother’s cooking

    • C. 

      The irate protestors threaten to poison her food

    • D. 

      She only like packaged foods

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      She was going to beat her to a pulp

    • B. 

      Mrs. Henry threaten to burn the school

    • C. 

      She was going to call the superintendent

    • D. 

      She would take all the kids out of the school and start a new one

  • 14. 
    Ruby Bridges was often called a “brave little girl” by her father what attributes does she possess that made her brave?
    • A. 

      She did not show fear when the angry protestors were cruel to her and she had a forgiving heart

    • B. 

      She did not want to go back to that school

    • C. 

      She cried all the time to stay home

    • D. 

      She had nightmares every night but she still prayed for the protesters

  • 15. 
    How does Ruby's dad feel about the "privilege" of Ruby attending an integrated school?
    • A. 

      He was excited

    • B. 

      He was unsure and livid with all that took place

    • C. 

      He never been happier

    • D. 

      He was elated and knew this would change the world

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The other teachers at the school were distant and did not speak to Ruby’s teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Ruby’s first day of school was great, she met all the other kids in her class and everyone adored her.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 22. 
    Dr. Robert Coles
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 23. 
    Abon Bridges
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 24. 
    Lucille "Lucy" Bridges
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 25. 
    Jane Coles
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 26. 
    Dr. Broyard
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 27. 
    Miss Woodmere
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Wealthy black man who is part of NAACP that invites Ruby to his home

    • B. 

      The vice principal at the school who was against integration

    • C. 

      The main character in the movie who help to integrate schools

    • D. 

      Lost his job and initially did not want Ruby to go to the new school

    • E. 

      A psychiatrist who helps Ruby deal with the social issues of going to a school where she is not welcomed

    • F. 

      The teacher who stood up for Ruby’s teacher and later became her friends

    • G. 

      Determined to have her daughter receive a better education and change things for other black children

    • H. 

      Help to integrate the school by fighting for Ruby’s rights and threaten the vice principal if she tried to change Ruby’s test scores

    • I. 

      Tried to learn how to make gumbo and wanted her husband to be friends with the Bridges instead of just working with them