Black History Quizzes & Trivia

Black people have a rich heritage. Today, they live all across the world. Take the online black history quizzes to travel back in time and see how black culture has influenced many civilizations.
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There are a lot of African Americans that have made a difference throughout history, and to ensure that we do not forget their contributions to the culture, we celebrate them in black history month. Take this quiz and learn more...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 4371   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    Arthur Ashe was a famous ____________.

In the United Kingdom, Black History usually occurs in October after it was proposed in the 1960s by Kent state university students. The first one was celebrated one year later. The quiz below is designed to see if you know the...

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 549   |  Last updated: Apr 1, 2019
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    FAMOUS DATESNow the largest street festival in Europe, The Notting Hill Carnival - originally set up as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their own cultures and traditions – held its first event in:

The History of Black History Month dated back to 1926 in the United States and was previously commemorated for one week and not a whole month as it is now. It is a time that we get to reflect on the contributions of those that...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 982   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    Dr. Maulana Karenga created this cultural observance designed to celebrate African-American heritage.        

The Black History Quiz Bowl is a question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall based on African-American History. Game questions include topics, from history, inventions, famous first, the arts and entertainment,...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1737   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    Who is known as the father of Black History?

Did you know that Christopher Columbus is the one who claimed Jamaica for Spain? Jamaica is a beautiful island that has a sad yet happy history. The first Africans to arrive in Jamaica were servants for the Spanish settlers, they...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 620   |  Last updated: Apr 1, 2019
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    What is the name of the 19th century Afro-Jamaican religious belief system practised through dance in Jamaica?

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