Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 16th is the second day of the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Learning Week


King Week Trivia Game

Think you know all there is about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?Want to learn more about the life of this great man during each day of the learning week?
First Question:
What was the name of the business where Dr. King was arrested October 19, 1960?
Answer:
Rich’s Lunch Counter

Second Question
What was the newly founded organization to which Dr. King was elected leader on February 14, 1957?
Answer:
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Third Question
Dr. King attended graduate school at Crozer Theological Seminary.  Although Crozer relocated to Rochester, NY, in 1970, where was it located while Dr. King attended?

Answer
Chester, Pennsylvania

Fourth Question
You may know that Dr. King started college at the age of 15, but do you know why?

Answer
Dr. King skipped the 9th and 12th grades while attending Booker T. Washington High School.

Fifth Question
What was Dr. King’s birth name?

Answer
Michael Luther King Jr.

Sixth Question 
Who was the first African-American to win the Nobel Prize for Peace?

Answer
Ralph J. Bunche.  Dr. King was the second and President Obama the third.

Seventh Question

Dr. King and his wife, Coretta, had four children together. Can you name them?

Answer
Yolanda, Martin III, Dexter and Bernice.

Bonus Question
Can you name Dr. King’s two siblings?

Answer 
Christine, Alfred

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