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King's birth name was
a) Michael
b) Ebenezer
c) Martin
d) Smith

King entered college at the age of
a) 15
b) 18
c) 21
d) 30

King received his doctorate in
a) Systematic Theology
b) Civil Rights
c) English Studies
d) Science

King was imprisoned about this many times
a) 30
b) 10
c) 50
d) 80

T/F: King narrowly escaped an assassination attempt a decade before his death
a) True
b) False

The only other Americans to have their birthdays observed as a National Holiday
a) Washington and Lincoln
b) Columbus and Valentine
c) Columbus and Lincoln
d) Washington and Reagan

What famous boycott did Martin Luther King Jr. help orchestrate?
a) Montgomery bus boycott
b) Atlanta bus boycott
c) New York bus boycott
d) San Francisco bus boycott

Where did King deliver his famous I Have a Dream speech?
a) Washington, D.C.
b) Jackson, MS
c) Memphis, TN
d) New York, NY

How old was Martin Luther King when he won the Nobel Peace Prize?
a) 35
b) 25
c) 45
d) 15

When is Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed?
a) Third Monday of January
b) First Monday of January
c) Second Monday of January
d) Fourth Monday of January

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