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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I was the first African-American child to attend an all-white public elementary school in the American South. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Ruby Bridges

    Hattie McDaniel

    Aretha Franklin

    Oprah Winfrey

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
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    I was known as the "First Lady of Song" and "Lady Ella,"I was an American jazz and song vocalist who interpreted much of the Great American Songbook. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Aretha Franklin

    Ella May

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Hattie McDaniel

  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I am a billionaire media giant and philanthropist. I am best known for hosting my own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. I also launched her own television network, OWN. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Michelle Jordan

    Tracey Norman

    Oprah Winfrey

    Marie Gibson

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    I became the first African-American congresswoman in 1968. Four years later, I became the first major-party black candidate to run for the U.S. presidency. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Marian Anderson

    Ruby Bridges

    Shirley Chisholm

    Tyra Banks

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    I was a multiple Grammy winner and "Queen of Soul" . I was known for such hits as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer." Who am I?

    answer choices

    Ruth Brown

    Beyonce

    Paris Jackson

    Aretha Franklin

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I was an actress and radio performer. I became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940, for my supporting role as Mammy in 'Gone With the Wind.' Who am I?

    answer choices

    Whoopi Goldberg

    Halle Berry

    Hattie McDaniel

    Zoe Saldana

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, embarrassing German dictator Adolf Hitler. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Usain Bolt

    LeBron James

    Kobe Bryant

    Jesse Owens

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I created specialized hair products for African-American hair and was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Patricia Bath

    Madam C.J. Walker

    Mary Mahoney

    Alexa Canady

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I had a lot of patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved traffic signal. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Daniel Hale

    Garrett Morgan

    Frederick Jones

    Kelly Miller

  • Question 10
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    I was a prominent African-American scientist and inventor. I am best known for the many uses I devised for the peanut. Who am I?

    answer choices

    George Washington Carver

    Percy Julian

    Ben Carson

    MIchael Jackson

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
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    I am known as "Air Jordan," "His Airness;". I was named "the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century," by ESPN. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Louis Armstrong

    Michael Jackson

    Michael Jordan

    Josh Gibson

  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I was an U.S. Army general, statesman. I am the highest ranking African-American government official in history. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Frank Robinson

    Jim Brown

    Bill Cosby

    Colin Powell

  • Question 13
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    I was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Neil Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    Lance Armstrong

    Louis Armstreng

  • Question 14
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    I was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", I am regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Kobe Bryant

    Muhammad Ali

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Michael Jordan

  • Question 15
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    I was an American singer, songwriter and dancer. I was dubbed the "King of Pop". My greatest hits are e.g. "Thriller", "Bad", "Black and White". Who am I?

    answer choices

    Jimi Hendrix

    Louis Armstrong

    Billy Joel

    Michael Jackson

  • Question 16
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    I have recorded more than 30 U.S. top ten hits and received 25 Grammy Awards. I have sold over 100 million records worldwide. Who am I?

    answer choices

    Louis Armstrong

    PacMan

    Roy Brown

    Stevie Wonder

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