Black History Quizzes & Trivia

Black people have a rich history throughout the world. The first people ever are believed to have originated from the African continent where their journey to every corner of the earth started. Black people have a rich heritage that can be found in a lot of places around the world right now and black culture has influenced a lot of civilizations. Do you know enough about black history to pass these quizzes?

The Africans in Brazil belonged at first to which two major groups? What nation in the Americas with a black majority won independence in 1804 after 13 years of war? What is considered to be the first year when black people arrived in North America? Answer all of the questions and show us you know black history.

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: 897   |  Last updated: Jun 25, 2019
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    Arthur Ashe was a famous ____________.

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: 777   |  Last updated: May 28, 2019
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    Who is known as the father of Black History?

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: 233   |  Last updated: Jul 12, 2019
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    Dr. Maulana Karenga created this cultural observance designed to celebrate African-American heritage.        

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: 227   |  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?

Answer the following questions honestly.  These questions will put you into an intrest catagory of Sports, Entertainment, Science/Technology/Business/Medicine, Music, Art, Literature or Politics.  This information will...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 204   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2017
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    When watching TV, I would choose

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