What Have You Learnt About African-american Culture This Period?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Answer these 3 questions in one text (max. 100 words!)1 What book have you read about African-American culture and who is the author?2 Did you like it? Why?3 Did you finish it? Be honest!
  • 2. 
    The bus boycot was organised by:
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      Malcolm X

    • C. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 3. 
    Martin Luther King's "I have a dream"-speech was held in
    • A. 

      Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

    • B. 

      Washington, New York, in 1963

    • C. 

      Birmingham, Alabama, in 1968

    • D. 

      Washington, New York, in 1968

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is true? 1) Martin Luther King was shot in 19612) Malcolm X was shot in 1965
    • A. 

      Only 1 is true

    • B. 

      Only 2 is true

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2 are true

    • D. 

      Both 1 and 2 are false

  • 5. 
    True or false: President John F. Kennedy supported the Civil Rights Movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How did Martin Luther King die?
    • A. 

      He was shot at a march in Memphis by Harvey Lee Oswald

    • B. 

      He was shot at a march in Memphis by James Earl Ray

    • C. 

      He was shot in front of a Memphis motel by Harvey Lee Oswald

    • D. 

      He was shot in front of a Memphis motel by James Earl Ray.

  • 7. 
    True or false: James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King's assassin, was sentenced to 99 years in prison.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why was Petey Green's radio broadcast on April 4th, 1968 famous?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and Petey tried to get everybody on the streets.

    • B. 

      Malcolm X was shot and Petey voiced the thoughts and emotions of lots of African-Americans.

    • C. 

      Malcolm X was shot and Petey tried to get everybody on the streets.

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and Petey voiced the thoughts and emotions of lots of African-Americans.

  • 9. 
    Motown was
    • A. 

      A town where both African-American and white people could live peacefully together.

    • B. 

      The name of the music label that allowed only white American artists to express their thoughts and emotions.

    • C. 

      The name of the music label that tried to have a positive influence on the integration of African-Americans in American society.

    • D. 

      A town where African-American could express their thoughts and emotions.

  • 10. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Diana Ross and the Supremes

    • B. 

      The Jackson 5

    • C. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • E. 

      Aretha Franklin