Martin Luther King: and His Legacy

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Martin Luther King:  and His Legacy

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1954 until his assassination in 1968. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. King's efforts, along with others in the movement, led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He is remembered as a symbol of hope and equality, and his message of nonviolence continues to inspire people around the world. In this quiz, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. You will be asked questions about his life, his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement, and his impact on American and world history, and you will be given the chance to show your understanding of this important figure in the fight for equality and justice.    
 

When was Martin Luther King Jr. born?

January 15, 1929

August 29, 1929

January 15, 1928

August 29, 1928

What was Martin Luther King Jr.'s profession?

Preacher

Politician

Lawyer

Teacher

What is the name of the famous speech given by Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963?

I Have a Dream

Let Freedom Ring

We Shall Overcome

The Promise Land

Where was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated?

Atlanta

Washington D.C.

Memphis

Birmingham

Which movement did Martin Luther King Jr. lead?

Civil Rights Movement

Women's Suffrage Movement

Anti-Vietnam War Movement

Environmental Movement

What was the name of the organization founded by Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957?

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

What was the main goal of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, led by Martin Luther King Jr.?

To end segregation in schools

To end segregation in restaurants

To end segregation in public transportation

To end segregation in housing

In which year was Martin Luther King Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?

1964

1963

1965

1966

What was the outcome of the famous court case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, where Martin Luther King Jr. played a key role?

Segregation in schools was declared unconstitutional

Segregation in housing was declared unconstitutional

Segregation in public transportation was declared unconstitutional

Segregation in restaurants was declared unconstitutional

What was the significance of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, led by Martin Luther King Jr.?

It was the first large-scale protest against segregation in the South

It was the largest protest for civil rights in American history

It was the first time a sitting U.S. president met with Civil Rights leaders

It was the first time African Americans openly protested against segregation

What was the name of the bill signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, which was largely a result of Martin Luther King Jr.'s activism?

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Fair Housing Act of 1968

Voting Rights Act of 1965

Education and Labor Act of 1964

What was the name of the campaign led by Martin Luther King Jr. in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963?

Montgomery Bus Boycott

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Birmingham Campaign

Selma to Montgomery March

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