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    Learn English > English lessons & exercises > Martin Luther King, Jr remembered > Stats updated every 4 hours
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    Exercise "Martin Luther King, Jr remembered", created by anonyme (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 2 627 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 52 / 100 Share


    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): ploplo / SWITZERLAND, on Monday 11 April - 16:01:
    "Merci pour cet excellent exercice !!"


    They got a perfect mark


    Stats (1296 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 23.3 %
    He began his career as a Baptist preacher but went on to lead a sweeping * effort to end racial discrimination known as the civil rights movement.

    Question 2 passed: 25.8 %
    Along the way, Martin Luther King Jr. made history and emerged as one of the most * leaders of the 20th century.

    Question 3 passed: 54.8 %
    Before the civil rights movement began, segregation policies known as 'Jim Crow' laws kept African Americans in a separate and generally * world from whites.

    Question 4 passed: 56.2 %
    African Americans went to separate public schools, ate in separate * and even had to use separate public restrooms.

    Question 5 passed: 71.9 %
    They had to sit in the back of buses and give up their seats to any white people *.

    Question 6 passed: 54 %
    But in 1954, 'Jim Crow' suffered a stunning defeat: the Supreme Court declared that * schools for blacks and whites were inherently unequal in a case called 'Brown vs. Board of Education'.

    Question 7 passed: 64.5 %
    The following year in Montgomery, Alabama, a tailor's assistant named Rosa Parks * to give up her bus seat for a white passenger.

    Question 8 passed: 56.6 %
    Parks was arrested but Martin Luther King organized a full-fledged * of the Montgomery city bus sytem. Thirteen months later the buses integrated.

    Question 9 passed: 70.3 %
    The Montgomery boycott inspired more efforts to end *. In 1963, King and other civil rights leaders organized the 'March on Washington'.

    Question 10 passed: 20.7 %
    More than 200,000 people came to the Nation's Capitol to demand equality for blacks and * Congress to pass pending civil rights laws.

    Question 11 passed: 53.4 %
    Standing at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, King spoke the words 'I have a dream today' * his hope for a future in which all men would be brothers.

    Question 12 passed: 55.9 %
    The civil rights movement was changing the nation . In 1964, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act which made racial * in public places illegal.

    Question 13 passed: 46.1 %
    The same year, King was * the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Question 14 passed: 38.3 %
    On April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King was * in Memphis, Tennessee.

    Question 15 passed: 64.9 %
    But the movement he helped to lead lived on, inspiring other groups such as Hispanics, *

    Question 16 passed: 43.9 %
    and the disabled to fight for equal * under the law and completing King's legacy of greater social justice for all Americans.


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