Holiday Greeting - What Do You Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.?

January 11, 2018

Most Americans know Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister and the leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States until he was assassinated in 1968. Test your knowledge with this quiz about Dr. King.

1. Before attending college and graduate school, how many grades did Martin Luther King, Jr. skip?1
a. None
b. One (fifth grade)
c. Two (ninth and eleventh grades)
d. Three (fifth, ninth, and eleventh grades)

2. What did Morehouse College President Benjamin E. Mays encourage Dr. King to do?1
a. Attend graduate school at Yale
b. See Christianity as a means of social change
c. Marry Coretta Scott
d. Lead the Montgomery bus boycott

3. Who inspired Martin Luther King, Jr.’s non-violent approach to activism?2
a. Mahatma Gandhi
b. Jesus
c. Henry David Thoreau
d. All of the above

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Quiz Answers:
1. B – One (fifth grade)
2. B – See Christianity as a means of social change
3. D – All of the above

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