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Black History Month

February - Black History Quiz
By Sarah Lane
Jan 13, 2011, 11:45 PST

Black History Month: How Much Do You Really Know?

Black History Month: How Much Do You Really Know?

It's important when learning to remember the facts. Here's your chance to test your knowledge. Choose one answer for each question. Take your time and good luck!

  1. Frederick Douglass published which newspaper? Atlantic NewsNorth Star Freedom Today The Douglass Times
  2. W.E.B. Du Bois was the founder and general secretary of what movement? African-American Scholar MovementThe Justice Movement Equal Rights Movement The Niagara Movement
  3. Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in what year? 19941988 1999 1984
  4. Social reformer Harriet Tubman guided approximately how may slaves to freedom? 30150 300 222
  5. In July of 1999, who was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal? Jackie RobinsonRosa Parks Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson Spike Lee
  6. Who was the first African-American to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp? Booker T. WashingtonFrederick Douglass Charles Drew Langston Hughes
  7. As a result of what case did the Supreme Court rule that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional? United States v. LouisianaBrown v. Board of Education Levers v. Anderson Brown v. Elliott
  8. About how many people listened to Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his famous "I Have a Dream" speech? 50,000500 1,200 250,000
  9. What is the definition of lynching? To mix poisonous chemicalsTo hand deliver something To execute without due process of law To wear a disguise
10. Who wrote the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin? Ralph Waldo EmersonFrancis Scott Key Harriet Beecher Stowe Mark Twain
Check your answers when you're finished to see how much you really know!

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