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Rosa Parks

How Much Do You Know About Rosa Parks?

Time to test your knowledge.

AS OF 2005, Rosa Parks Day has been observed on December 1st.

The day recognises Rosa’s contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, with the Alabama-native undoubtedly best known for her role in a social and political campaign known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Most of us think we can give a very brief synopsis on Rosa’s role in history, but given the day that’s in it, we thought it appropriate to test that assumption.

So, how much do you really know about Rosa Parks?

1. What was Rosa's birth name?
Rosa Louise McCarthy
Rosa Louise McHale

Rosa Louise McArthur
Rosa Louise McCauley
2. What year was Rosa born?
1911
1912

1913
1914
3. What was the name of the bus driver Rosa refused to stand for?
James F Blake
John F Blake

Jeremiah F Blake
Jarred F Blake
4. How much was Rosa fined for not giving up her seat?
$10 plus $4 court costs
$20 plus $4 court costs

$30 plus $4 court costs
$40 plus $4 court costs
5. What year did Rosa receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for national influence to bring about positive change?
1969
1979

1989
1999
6. True or false: On the 50th anniversary of her arrest, bus seats across the country were left empty in her honour.
True
False
7. How long did The Montgomery Bus Boycott last?
22 days
67 days

211 days
381 days
8. Did Rosa have any children?
Yes
No
9.Finish this Rosa Parks quote: "The only tired I was...
...was tired of giving up."
...was tired of giving in."
10. What year did Rosa pass away?
2002
2003

2004
2005
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