Rosa Parks

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Rosa Parks.

1. Where was Rosa Parks born?
a. Maryland
b. Alabama
c. Georgia
d. Massachusetts
e. Virginia

2. What is Rosa Parks most famous for?
a. Being the first black student to attend a white elementary school in the South
b. Refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man
c. She was a nurse during the Civil War who founded the American Red Cross
d. The first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
e. Being an escaped slave who worked on the Underground Railroad

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

4. What civil rights group did Rosa and her husband Raymond join?
b. NOW
e. None of the above

5. What happened to Rosa when she refused to give up her seat on the bus?
a. She was charged extra for the ride
b. She was banned from riding the bus
c. She was arrested
d. She was given a warning
e. Nothing

6. What did the people of Montgomery do to help support Rosa and to fight back?
a. They rioted in the streets
b. They destroyed most of the city buses
c. They boycotted by refusing to ride the city buses
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

7. What famous civil rights leader led the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
a. Cesar Chavez
b. Frederick Douglass
c. Booker T. Washington
d. Thurgood Marshall
e. Martin Luther King, Jr.

8. Around how long did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last?
a. 2 weeks
b. 1 month
c. 3 months
d. 6 months
e. Over 1 year

9. How much was the fine that Rosa Parks refused to pay because she said she was not guilty of any crime?
a. $10
b. $30
c. $50
d. $100
e. $500

10. Where did Rosa Parks move in 1957 and live out the rest of her life?
a. New York
b. Michigan
c. Massachusetts
d. Connecticut
e. New Jersey

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