Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (01-15-2024)

Question 1: Where did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech?

  • Washington, DC
  • Selma
  • Atlanta

Correct Answer: Washington, DC

Fact: 'I Have a Dream' is the title and central theme of Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speech, delivered during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. In it, Dr. King passionately expressed his vision for a future where people would be judged by their character rather than the color of their skin.

Question 2: Which award did Martin Luther King Jr. receive in 1964 for his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement?

  • Nobel Peace Prize
  • Pulitzer Prize
  • Right Livelihood Award

Correct Answer: Nobel Peace Prize

Fact: This prestigious award recognized his efforts in advocating for racial equality, justice, and peace through nonviolent means. At 35, Dr. King was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize at the time.

Question 3: Which singer successfully campaigned to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a ‘Happy Birthday’ song?

  • James Brown
  • Beyoncé
  • Stevie Wonder

Correct Answer: Stevie Wonder

Fact: Stevie Wonder's advocacy and the release of the song as a single in 1981 were part of a larger movement to establish Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national holiday. The song became a rallying cry for supporters, and, in 1983, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.