• 1. 
    In what state was George Washington Carver born?

  • Missouri
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes what we know of George Washington Carver's mother?

  • She was a slave who was kidnapped by slave raiders
  • She was a servant for a wealthy Boston family
  • She was a slave who escaped to Canada where she raised George
  • She was a free woman who ran her own small farm
  • 3. 
    Who raised George Washington Carver?

  • His brothers and sisters
  • He was adopted by a science professor
  • His mother
  • After being set free by the 13th Amendment, George was raised by his former owners
  • 4. 
    What type of scientist was George Washington Carver?

  • Botanist
  • Biologist
  • Physicist
  • Chemist
  • 5. 
    What three favorite subjects did George combine when choosing his degree in collage?

  • Music, Art, Physics
  • Music, History, Science
  • Math, Weather, Art
  • Plants, Science, Art
  • 6. 
    George Washington Carver spent most of his life as a professor at what school?

  • Iowa State
  • University of Alabama
  • Tuskegee Institute
  • Georgia Tech
  • 7. 
    What boll weevil resistant crop did Carver recommend that farmers plant instead of cotton?

  • Peanuts
  • Tobacco
  • Oranges
  • Avocados
  • 8. 
    True or False: George Washington Carver became rich off of the patents for his many inventions.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    By what nickname was George Washington Carver known throughout the South?

  • The Farmer's Best Friend
  • The Peanut Butter Man
  • The Rotator
  • Professor Peanut
  • 10. 
    What U.S. President did Carver advise on matters of agriculture?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Dwight Eisenhower
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Abraham Lincoln
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