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May 2014 trivia

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May 2014 trivia

As always, here are this month’s trivia questions. Enjoy and good luck! Of course, remember to tune in next month.

1) What is referred to as the Little Rock Nine?

a. The first nine black students to attend Central High School in Little Rock, AR in 1957

b. An entry ticket for nine museums in Little Rock, Arkansas

c. A recently-formed soft rock band from Las Vegas, NV

d. A climbing area in southern Tennessee

2) Where is MLK Jr. National Historical Site (his birthplace) located?

a. Atlanta, GA

b. Washington, DC

c. Boston, MA

d. Chicago, IL

3) How long did the bus boycott of 1955 last following Rosa Parks’ historic stand against segregation?

a. 18 hours

b. 5 weeks

c. 381 days

d. 2 years

4) How many states seceded from the Union during the American Civil War?

a. 4 states: Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee

b. 6 states: Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida

c. 9 states: Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia

d. 11 states: Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas

5) What is Sinagua culture?

a. A term for people living in San Francisco’s Chinatown

b. An Ancient Puebloan culture that had the ability to farm and live virtually without water

c. A new music culture out of Havana, Cuba

d. A prehistoric people in southern Spain

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