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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is probably the most famous civil rights movement leader, writer and baptist preacher. This 10-question quiz will take you through his life and will provide some more information about Dr. King.

Question 1:


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. graduated with a degree in Sociology from what college?
Williams College
Spelman Colege
Vassar College
Morehouse College

Question 2:


Martin Luther King, Jr. was president of this civil right organization which he led until his assassination.
Congress on Racial Equality
Rainbow Coalition
Urban League
Southern Christian Leadership Organization

Question 3:


In what year was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
1962
1966
1964
1965

Question 4:


The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a large political rally at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I have a Dream" speech, took place on what date?
August 27, 1964
June 28, 1962
August 28, 1963
May 28, 1963

Question 5:


"Letter from Birmingham Jail", an open letter by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was first published in which of the following political magazines?
National Review
Time Magazine
The New Leader
The Nation

Question 6:


In which year did Time Magazine name Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "Man of the Year'?
1964
1960
1962
1963

Question 7:


Who stabbed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the chest while he was autographing his recently published book in Harlem, New York?
Izola Curry
David Garrows
Taylor Branch
Harper Williams

Question 8:


Which of the following is the name of the Memphis motel in which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968?
Lorraine Motel
Peabody Motel
Bedford Motel
Stratford Motel

Question 9:


At what age was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ordained a minister at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta?
19
23
21
20

Question 10:


Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded a PhD degree by which university?
Atlanta State University
Bastyr University
Boston University
Brenau University

 


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