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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Closer Look

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  • Q1
    What year was Martin Luther King Jr. born?
    1930
    1928
    1925
    1929
    30s
  • Q2
    Martin Luther King Jr. was given the name Michael Luther King, Jr. when he was born. True or false?
    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q3
    Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest person to receive a Nobel Peace Prize. How old was he?
    35
    30
    28
    15
    30s
  • Q4
    How many children did Martin Luther King Jr. have?
    No children.
    One son.
    Two sons and two daughters.
    Three daughters.
    30s
  • Q5
    Martin Luther King Jr. was imprisoned nearly 30 times. True or false?
    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q6
    When was the first Civil Rights Act passed by congress?
    1940
    1948
    1957
    1955
    30s
  • Q7
    Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, where was segregation on the grounds of race, religion or national origin banned?
    Just on public transport.
    All public places.
    In churches and other religious buildings.
    In the workplace.
    30s
  • Q8
    What was the name given to groups of white and African American civil rights activists who participated in Freedom Rides (bus trips through the American South in 1961 to protest segregated bus terminals)?
    Activist Riders
    Freedom Fighters
    Freedom Riders
    Civil Riders
    30s
  • Q9
    Where was Martin Luther King Jr. when he was shot on April 4, 1968?
    In his bed.
    Delivering a speech.
    On the streets.
    On his balcony.
    30s
  • Q10
    When was Martin Luther King Day first observed in the U.S.?
    1986
    1997
    1989
    1994
    30s
  • Q11
    Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday which celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. as an influential American civil rights leader. When is it celebrated?
    Second Friday in February.
    First Monday in February.
    Third Monday of January.
    Last Friday in January.
    30s
  • Q12
    Who was the only other American to have had his birthday observed as a national holiday?
    George Bush
    John F. Kennedy
    George Washington
    Abraham Lincoln
    30s

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