The Black Experience Quiz

Black culture is an important fabric in American soicety, yet not a lot of people know about it. What we think is black culture, are sometimes just bad stereotypes and myths.

Well, how well do you about the black experience? Are you down? Come and test your knowledge with this little quiz about black culture in general, and see how really down are you? You never know, you might learn something new.

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1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. In what year, was the Civil Rights Act signed.
1968
1865
1964
1776
1999
4. Is there racism in America today?
No, Silly. Slavery like ended in 1965.
Of Course.
Yes, but not like it used to be.
Not Sure. Maybe...Probably only in the South, though.
5. Who was the original host of "Soul Train"?
Don Cornelius
Jesse Jackson
Dick Clark
Stevie Wonder
Flip Wilson
6. Chicken Noodle Soup, Walk It Out, Krumpin', and Crank Dat Yank are all current what?
drugs
hip-hop dances
slang for haning out with friends
slang fo going out to eat
7. Who wrote the book, "The Souls of Black Folk"?
Langston Hughes
Ernest Hemingway
W.E.B. DuBois
Maya Angelou
8. When someone asks you if you want a "Uptown Fade", what profession is he/she likely to be?
a barber
a drug dealer
a college student
a jazz musician
9. Who is Tavis Smiley?
a former host of Comic View on BET
a former newscaster/journalist on BET
a former politican
a noted gang leader
10. Cops are...
givernment officials that serve and protect us from the dangers of society.
pigs.
governent officials used to brings us down.
regular people with problems and faults, just like everyone else.
naturally helpful, except for a few that abuse their power.
11. Hip-Hop and Rap are the same exact thing. (True or False)?
True
False
12. "The Character Lamont's Aunt on the TV series, "Sanford & Son" was named what?"
Ethel
Geraldine
Wanda
Esther
Edith
13. Which is a true statement?
Most people on welfare in the United States are Black/African-American.
Most Black/African-American people in the United States live in the ghetto.
Most of the people whose income fall below the poverty line are Black/African-American
Most Black/African American men are in prison.
14. A "two piece and a pepper" refers to what?
A chicken dinner
A hot/fine woman in a bathing suit
stolen money
a dance move
15. What are "chit'lins"?
a dish made from the foot of frogs
a dish made from the intestines of a pig
a dish made from corn meal and flour
a dish made from the butt of a cow.
16. What does the phrase, "40 Acres and a Mule" derived from?
"Do The Right Thing", a movie by Spike Lee
Martin Luther King's Speech, "I Have A Dream"
A promise that the gov't made to newly freed slaves after the Civil War
How much slaves must pay, in order to gain freedom from their slave masters.
17. The musical artform of Hip-Hop derived from what area?
The Bronx, New York City, NY
Brooklyn, New York City, NY
Southside, Chicago, IL
Compton, Los Angeles, CA
East Point - Atlanta, GA.
18. The Musical artform, Jazz, derived from what major city?
Chicago
New York
Memphis
Philadelphia
New Orleans
19. Most Black people think that education is the way for upward mobility. (True or False)
True
False
20. What is "TCB"
An Ice Cream Company
A R&B Group
A Famous Cry For Freedom during the Civil Rights Movement
A Hair Care Product
21. When a person calls you "Boo", you are most likely...?
Romantically involved
His/her mortal enemy
really scary and need to stop scaring him/her
just friends
22. Finish this phrase. "Cornbread:__________________"
"Nutritous and Delicious. Tastes Just Like Chicken!"
"There's Nothing Wrong With That!"
"Goes Great With Milk!"
"It's Better Than Your Average Dinner Roll!"
23. In the Movie, "Harlem Nights", which person's pinky toe gets shot?
Redd Foxx
Richard Pryor
Della Reese
Eddie Murphy
Jasmine Guy
24. In the Movie, "The Color Purple", what was Squeaky's (Rae Dawn Chong)first line after she saw Sophia and Buster in Harpo's Juke Joint?
"Harpo! Come here! We needs to talk."
"Now dat he's my man, you's just a big ole' heffa'! ha ha ha!!"
"Harpo! Who dis woman?"
"I'm's going with Miss Celie and Shug. Cuz I am fixins' to sang!!"
25. When someone talks about "The Elements", what are they refering to?
A science experiment
Earth, Wind, & Fire
Chris Tucker's Character in "The Fifth Element"
a deity, prominent in African American culture

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