Civil Rights Movement -Montgomery Bus Boycott

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1. In what state did the Montgomery Bus Boycott take place?
a. Georgia
b. Alabama
c. Mississippi
d. South Carolina
e. Virginia

2. Who is famous for not giving up their seat on the bus to a white passenger?
a. Frederick Douglass
b. Harriet Tubman
c. Ida B. Wells
d. Rosa Parks
e. Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. What is it called when people are separated by race?
a. Segregation
b. Civil Rights
c. Prohibition
d. Suffrage
e. Boycotting

4. What year did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin?
a. 1945
b. 1955
c. 1965
d. 1975
e. 1985

5. How long did the boycott last?
a. 1 day
b. Three weeks
c. Two months
d. Six months
e. Over a year

6. What leader of the boycott later became the leader of the Civil Rights Movement?
a. Booker T. Washington
b. Frederick Douglass
c. Martin Luther King, Jr.
d. W.E.B. Du Bois
e. Rosa Parks

7. True or False: The courts ruled that segregation was illegal.

8. How did black people get to work during the boycott?
a. They walked
b. They rode bicycles
c. They carpooled
d. They rode taxis
e. All of the above

9. According to the article, what did black churches around the country donate to the boycotters?
a. Food
b. Blankets
c. Cars
d. Shoes
e. Private busses

10. How much was Rosa Parks fined for what she did?
a. $1
b. $10
c. $50
d. $100
e. $500

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