Could You Ace African American History Quiz? (30 Questions)

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Could You Ace African American History Quiz? (30 Questions)
African Americans make up one of the largest populations in the United States. However, their contributions to the development of society have not been appreciated. Now the situation is changing. Let's see if you can answer our questions about African American history!

How many home runs did Hank Aaron hit in his majors career?

714

755

364

1959

Who is this Civil Rights leader?

Shirley Chisholm

Hiram Revels

Jesse Jackson

Joseph Rainey

When was the first black person elected to Congress?

1870

1924

1908

1964

Who was the first African American MLB player?

Sammy Sosa

Bo Jackson

Babe Ruth

Jackie Robinson

What inimitable jazz musician do you see pictured?

John Coltrane

Jimi Hendrix

Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong

What year did LeRoy "Satchel" Paige join the Cleveland Indians?

1948

1908

What was Josephine Baker known for?

All of the above

Having a leopard on a leash

Working with Resistance against the Nazis

Moving to France to dance

What was the title of Ralph Ellison's 1952 National Book Award winner?

Shadow and Act

Going to The Territory

Invisible Man

Juneteenth

What was Mae C. Jemison a first of in 1992?

First to win 3 Grammys in same year.

First to see memoir made into movie.

First to win both winter and summer Olympic gold.

First black woman astronaut in outer space

What history did Jesse Owens make at the 1936 Olympics?

Broke world record in long jump

All of the above

Set three world records

Won 100m and 200m

Which two universities helped establish African American women in track and field?

Duke and Chapel Hill

Smith and Wellesley

Tuskegee Institute and Tennessee State

Mississippi and Emory

What is George Washington Carver known for?

Political might

Finding viable crop alternatives in the South

Legal acumen

A hilarious imitation of the president he named after.

What was Booker T. Washington known for?

Politician

Educator

Fighter pilot

Writer

What Pulitzer Prize-winning book did Alex Haley write?

Born a Crime

TopDog/Underdog

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Roots

What was Malcolm X's last name at birth?

Little

Jones

Smith

Small

What was the name of the aggressively militant Black activism group in the 1960s?

Black Seals

Black Panthers

Beret Power

Wu-Tang Clan

Who founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)?

Howard Plessy

Graham Shirley

Martin Luther King Jr.

W.E.B. DuBois

Who gave the famous "Ain't I A Woman" speech at a women's right convention in 1851?

Harriet Tubman

bell hooks

Sojourner Truth

Harriet Beecher Stowe

What university saw federal National Guard troops come to enforce desegregation in 1963?

Alabama

Brown

South Carolina

Harvard

In what year was Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decided?

1982

1954

1952

1967

What is Langston Hughes best known for?

Baseball

Football

Writing

Singing

Which former slave became a great American orator and leader?

Sir Walter Scott

Frederick Douglass

Abraham Douglas

Lloyd Garrison

What is Harriet Tubman remembered for?

Singing

Oration

First Black, Female US Senator

Underground Railroad conductor

Who wrote the racial domestic tragedy A Raisin in the Sun?

August Wilson

Denzel Washington

Lee Younger

Lorraine Hansberry

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American justice on the Supreme Court. Which President appointed him?

Reagan

Johnson

Bush Sr.

Carter

What was the first college founded for African-American students?

Howard

Marshall

Ashmun

Shaw

Who was the first Black American to win Olympic gold?

Vonetta Flowers

Gabby Douglas

John Baxter Taylor Jr.

Jesse Owens

Where was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated?

Easter Parade

Birmingham Jail

Lorraine Motel

Drake Hotel

How old was Emmett Louis Till when lynched in 1955?

12

18

22

14

Rosa Parks first stood up for black bus riders in which city?

Detroit

Montgomery

Charlotte

Chicago

A Lot to Learn

While you are not very familiar with the history of the civil rights movement in the United States. However, this topic is extremely important, because thanks to this movement, we live in a much more tolerant world. Therefore, it is worth knowing the main events and names. After our test, you know African-American history a little better. But keep learning it yourself! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Basic Knowledge

You are quite familiar with the history of the civil rights movement in the United States. You understand that this topic is extremely important, because thanks to this movement, we live in a much more tolerant world. However, it never hurts to improve your knowledge. After our test, you know African-American history a little better. But keep learning it yourself! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Expert on Racial Issues

You are very familiar with the history of the civil rights movement in the United States. You understand that this topic is extremely important, because thanks to this movement, we live in a much more tolerant world. That's why you spend so much time and effort studying such issues. Your knowledge of African-American history can inspire others to learn for themselves! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

How many home runs did Hank Aaron hit in his majors career?
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Who is this Civil Rights leader?
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When was the first black person elected to Congress?
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Who was the first African American MLB player?
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What inimitable jazz musician do you see pictured?
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What year did LeRoy "Satchel" Paige join the Cleveland Indians?
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What was Josephine Baker known for?
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What was the title of Ralph Ellison's 1952 National Book Award winner?
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What was Mae C. Jemison a first of in 1992?
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What history did Jesse Owens make at the 1936 Olympics?
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Which two universities helped establish African American women in track and field?
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What is George Washington Carver known for?
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What was Booker T. Washington known for?
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What Pulitzer Prize-winning book did Alex Haley write?
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What was Malcolm X's last name at birth?
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What was the name of the aggressively militant Black activism group in the 1960s?
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Who founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)?
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Who gave the famous "Ain't I A Woman" speech at a women's right convention in 1851?
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What university saw federal National Guard troops come to enforce desegregation in 1963?
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In what year was Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decided?
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What is Langston Hughes best known for?
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Which former slave became a great American orator and leader?
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What is Harriet Tubman remembered for?
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Who wrote the racial domestic tragedy A Raisin in the Sun?
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Thurgood Marshall was the first African American justice on the Supreme Court. Which President appointed him?
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What was the first college founded for African-American students?
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Who was the first Black American to win Olympic gold?
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Where was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated?
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How old was Emmett Louis Till when lynched in 1955?
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Rosa Parks first stood up for black bus riders in which city?
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