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Martin Luther King Jr Quiz for Kids

How much do you know about the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King?

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How much do you know about the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King?

1. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in progress through the use of nonviolent means. Who was an important influence on King's philosophy?

  • Gandhi.
  • Abraham Lincoln.
  • John F. Kennedy.

2. MLK was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis. Who was arrested for this crime?

  • James Earl Ray.
  • Sara Jane Moore.
  • Lee Harvey Oswald.

3. In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of the civil rights movement. Why did she have such a huge influence on Dr. King and other civil rights leaders?

  • She was a student who attempted to desegregate a Southern university.
  • She was a Southern black woman who refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.
  • She wrote The Color Purple.

4. What song is most often associated with Dr. Martin Luther King?

  • "Go Tell it On the Mountain".
  • "Amazing Grace".
  • "We Shall Overcome".

5. In what year did Martin Luther King receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

  • King didn't win the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1961
  • 1964

1. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in progress through the use of nonviolent means. Who was an important influence on King's philosophy?
Gandhi.

2. MLK was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis. Who was arrested for this crime?
James Earl Ray.

3. In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of the civil rights movement. Why did she have such a huge influence on Dr. King and other civil rights leaders?
She was a Southern black woman who refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.

4. What song is most often associated with Dr. Martin Luther King?
"We Shall Overcome".

5. In what year did Martin Luther King receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
1964

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