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Practice Biography Questions

10 Question Quizzes

Each question set contains 10 questions on the biography of the person. All the questions refer directly to information from the linked page. The idea is that a student can read the page and then test their knowledge and reading comprehension by taking the quiz. The quizzes can be taken online or printed out.

Civil Rights Heroes

Susan B. Anthony
Ruby Bridges
Cesar Chavez
Frederick Douglass
Mohandas Gandhi
Helen Keller
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nelson Mandela
Thurgood Marshall
Rosa Parks
Jackie Robinson
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Mother Teresa
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Booker T. Washington
Ida B. Wells

Women Leaders

Abigail Adams
Susan B. Anthony
Marie Antoinette
Clara Barton
Nellie Bly
Ruby Bridges
Rachel Carson
Cleopatra VII
Hillary Clinton
Marie Curie
Princess Diana
Dorothea Dix
Amelia Earhart
Queen Elizabeth I
Anne Frank
Jane Goodall
Helen Keller
Joan of Arc
Mary Todd Lincoln
Annie Oakley
Rosa Parks
Molly Pitcher
Sally Ride
Eleanor Roosevelt
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Martha Stewart
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Maria Tallchief
Mother Teresa
Margaret Thatcher
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Queen Victoria
Madam C.J. Walker
Martha Washington
Ida B. Wells
Oprah Winfrey
Empress Wu
Malala Yousafzai

African Americans

Muhammad Ali
Maya Angelou
Louis Armstrong
Josephine Baker
Benjamin Banneker
Ruby Bridges
George Washington Carver
Frederick Douglass
Charles Drew
Michael Jackson
Michael Jordan
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thurgood Marshall
Barack Obama
Jesse Owens
Rosa Parks
Colin Powell
Jackie Robinson
Robert Smalls
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Madam CJ Walker
Booker T. Washington
Ida B. Wells
Malcolm X


Roald Amundsen
Neil Armstrong
Daniel Boone
Christopher Columbus
Captain James Cook
Hernan Cortes
Vasco da Gama
Sir Francis Drake
Edmund Hillary
Henry Hudson
Lewis and Clark
Ferdinand Magellan
Francisco Pizarro
Marco Polo
Juan Ponce de Leon
Spanish Conquistadores
Zheng He

US Presidents

Washington, George (1789-1797)
Adams, John (1797-1801)
Jefferson, Thomas (1801-1809)
Madison, James (1809-1817)
Monroe, James (1817-1825)
Adams, John Quincy (1825-1829)
Jackson, Andrew (1829-1837)
Van Buren, Martin (1837-1841)
Harrison, William Henry (1841)
Tyler, John (1841-1845)
Polk, James K. (1845-1849)
Taylor, Zachary (1849-1850)
Fillmore, Millard (1850-1853)
Pierce, Franklin (1853-1857)
Buchanan, James (1857-1861)
Lincoln, Abraham (1861-1865)
Johnson, Andrew (1865-1869)
Grant, Ulysses S. (1869-1877)
Hayes, Rutherford B. (1877-1881)
Garfield, James A. (1881)
Arthur, Chester A. (1881-1885)
Cleveland, Grover (1885-1889)
Harrison, Benjamin (1889-1893)
Cleveland, Grover (1893-1897)
McKinley, William (1897-1901)
Roosevelt, Theodore (1901-1909)
Taft, William (1909-1913)
Wilson, Woodrow (1913-1921)
Harding, Warren G.(1921-1923)
Coolidge, Calvin (1923-1929)
Hoover, Herbert (1929-1933)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1933-1945)
Truman, Harry S. (1945-1953)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1953-1961)
Kennedy, John F. (1961-1963)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (1963-1969)
Nixon, Richard M. (1969-1974)
Ford, Gerald (1974-1977)
Carter, Jimmy (1977-1981
Reagan, Ronald (1981-1989)
Bush, George (1989-1993)
Clinton, Bill (1993-2001)
Bush, George W. (2001-2009)
Obama, Barack (2009-present)

World Leaders

Alexander the Great
Napoleon Bonaparte
Leonid Brezhnev
Julius Caesar
Fidel Castro
Winston Churchill
Cleopatra VII
Constantine the Great
Cyrus the Great
Jefferson Davis
Queen Elizabeth I
Genghis Khan
Mikhail Gorbachev
Adolf Hitler
Henry VIII
Kublai Khan
Vladimir Lenin
Tsar Nicholas II
Benito Mussolini
Colin Powell
Emperor Qin
Maximilien Robespierre
Joseph Stalin
Suleiman the Magnificent
Ramses II
Queen Victoria
William the Conqueror
Mao Zedong

Scientists and Inventors

Benjamin Banneker 
Alexander Graham Bell 
Rachel Carson 
George Washington Carver 
Francis Crick and James Watson 
Marie Curie 
Leonardo da Vinci 
Charles Drew 
Thomas Edison 
Albert Einstein 
Henry Ford
Ben Franklin 
Robert Fulton 
Jane Goodall 
Johannes Gutenberg 
Stephen Hawking 
Antoine Lavoisier 
James Naismith 
Isaac Newton 
Louis Pasteur
Eli Whitney
The Wright Brothers

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