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Martin Luther King Quiz for Kids

What do you know about this great civil rights leader? Take our quiz and find out.

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What do you know about this great civil rights leader? Take our quiz and find out.

1. In 1955, a woman named Rosa Parks became a symbol of the civil rights movement and galvanized young black leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. What did she do that caused such a stir?

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

2. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in progress through the use of non-violent means. Who was an important influence on King's philosophy?

  • John F. Kennedy
  • Gandhi
  • Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. In 1955, a woman named Rosa Parks became a symbol of the civil rights movement and galvanized young black leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. What did she do that caused such a stir?
She was a black woman in the south who refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.

2. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in progress through the use of non-violent means. Who was an important influence on King's philosophy?
Gandhi

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

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

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

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