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The Martin Luther King Jr Quiz

Martin Luther King Jr dreamed of racial equality. See what else you know about this civil rights hero.

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Martin Luther King Jr dreamed of racial equality. See what else you know about this civil rights hero.

1. As a Nobel Peace Prize winner, King has what distinction?

  • He was the first black person to win.
  • He was the first religious figure to win.
  • He was the youngest to win.

2. The Nobel Prize was not the only major award given to Dr. King. Which of the following did he win?

  • The Pulitzer Prize.
  • Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Time magazine's Man of the Year.

3. What school awarded MLK his Ph.D. in Theology?

  • Columbia University.
  • Howard University.
  • Boston University.

4. In 1963, King wrote his famous "Letter from a Birmingham Jail." What was the letter about?

  • Non-violent civil disobedience.
  • The importance of integrating schools.
  • Equality by "Any means necessary."

5. Martin Luther King is the third American to have a national holiday named after him. (George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the others.) When did we celebrate the first Martin Luther King Day?

  • 1983
  • 1979
  • 1986

1. As a Nobel Peace Prize winner, King has what distinction?
He was the youngest to win.

2. The Nobel Prize was not the only major award given to Dr. King. Which of the following did he win?
Time magazine's Man of the Year.

3. What school awarded MLK his Ph.D. in Theology?
Boston University.

4. In 1963, King wrote his famous "Letter from a Birmingham Jail." What was the letter about?
Non-violent civil disobedience.

5. Martin Luther King is the third American to have a national holiday named after him. (George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the others.) When did we celebrate the first Martin Luther King Day?
1986

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