• 1. 
    Where was Malcolm X born?

  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • New York, New York
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 2. 
    What happened to Malcolm X when he was six years old that shaped much of his life?

  • He first played baseball
  • He won the school spelling bee
  • His father was found dead
  • He converted to the religion of Islam
  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes Malcolm X's childhood?

  • He spent much of his childhood playing piano in his family's band
  • He moved a lot because his father was in the military
  • His family was poor and he often went hungry
  • He attended the best private schools because his family was very wealthy
  • 4. 
    What was Malcolm X's birth name?

  • Malcolm X
  • William Xavier
  • Malcolm Little
  • Malcolm Xerxes
  • 5. 
    What religion did Malcolm X turn to while in prison?

  • Hinduism
  • Nation of Islam
  • Christianity
  • Buddhism
  • 6. 
    True or False: While a member of the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X was skeptical of the peaceful protests of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    Malcolm X left the Nation of Islam after speaking out in public about what world event?

  • The beginning of the Vietnam War
  • The assassination of President Kennedy
  • The attack on Pearl Harbor
  • The Bay of Pigs
  • 8. 
    What event in Malcolm X's life caused him to change his tactics and begin to work with Martin Luther King, Jr. on a peaceful approach to equal rights?

  • A near death experience
  • The March on Washington
  • The death of his mother
  • A pilgrimage to Mecca
  • 9. 
    How did Malcolm X die?

  • He died from cancer
  • He was gunned down by members of the Nation of Islam
  • He killed himself in protest to being arrested
  • He had a heart attack while giving a speech
  • 10. 
    What famous athlete was also a member of the Nation of Islam?

  • Joe Foreman
  • Babe Ruth
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Michael Jordan
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