People of Peace

Find out how much you know about the great thinkers who brought change through peace.

Quiz

1. Gandhi is best known for leading the Indian revolution through peaceful protest. Do you know what his actual profession was?

  • He was a doctor.
  • He was a lawyer.
  • He was a priest.

2. What was noteworthy about Eleanor Roosevelt's first press conference on March 6, 1933?

  • Only women were invited.
  • It was the first press conference held at NAACP headquarters.
  • It announced her resignation from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

3. Agnes Bojaxhiu is better known asà

  • Rachel Carson.
  • Mother Teresa.
  • Florence Nightingale.

4. South African anti-apartheid crusader Nelson Mandela was jailed in 1961. What was his crime?

  • Treason.
  • Robbery.
  • Leaving the country illegally.

5. Which leading scientist's peace efforts resulted in the U.S.-Soviet nuclear test ban?

  • Albert Einstein.
  • Linus Pauling.
  • Andrei Sakharov.

1. Gandhi is best known for leading the Indian revolution through peaceful protest. Do you know what his actual profession was?
He was a lawyer.

2. What was noteworthy about Eleanor Roosevelt's first press conference on March 6, 1933?
Only women were invited.

3. Agnes Bojaxhiu is better known asà
Mother Teresa.

4. South African anti-apartheid crusader Nelson Mandela was jailed in 1961. What was his crime?
Leaving the country illegally.

5. Which leading scientist's peace efforts resulted in the U.S.-Soviet nuclear test ban?
Andrei Sakharov.

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