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Kwanzaa Facts

How much do you really know about Kwanzaa? Take our quiz and find out!

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How much do you really know about Kwanzaa? Take our quiz and find out!

1. About how many people celebrated Kwanzaa in the year 2001?

  • 10 million
  • 20 million
  • 30 million
  • 40 million

2. Who created Kwanzaa?

  • Maulana Ron Karenga
  • Martin Luther King Jr
  • Maya Angelou
  • Amiri Baraka

3. In what year was Kwanzaa created?

  • 1985
  • 1854
  • 1956
  • 1966

4. How many principles or goals does Kwanzaa focus on?

  • 10
  • 5
  • 7
  • 3

5. The word Kwanzaa is derived from Swahili words meaning ___________.

  • First fruits of the harvest
  • Creativity
  • Family
  • Collective work

6. How many days is Kwanzaa?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 7

7. Kwanzaa always starts on December 26 and ends on _______.

  • December 28
  • January 1
  • January 4
  • December 31

8. What was issued in 1997 to commemorate the holiday of Kwanzaa?

  • A national day of peace
  • A day named after the holiday
  • A stamp
  • A $5 bill

9. The great feast that takes place on December 31 is called a __________.

  • kinara
  • party
  • zawadi
  • karamu

10. How many fundamental concepts does Kwanzaa have?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 8
  • 3

1. About how many people celebrated Kwanzaa in the year 2001?
20 million

2. Who created Kwanzaa?
Maulana Ron Karenga

3. In what year was Kwanzaa created?
1966

4. How many principles or goals does Kwanzaa focus on?
7

5. The word Kwanzaa is derived from Swahili words meaning ___________.
First fruits of the harvest

6. How many days is Kwanzaa?
7

7. Kwanzaa always starts on December 26 and ends on _______.
January 1

8. What was issued in 1997 to commemorate the holiday of Kwanzaa?
A stamp

9. The great feast that takes place on December 31 is called a __________.
karamu

10. How many fundamental concepts does Kwanzaa have?
5

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