2010 Youth Quiz and Answers

Youth Civil Rights Trivia Quiz 2010

1: When was the Iowa Civil Rights Commission founded?

A: 1964                              B: 1965                        C: 1966                              D: 1967

 

2: 2010 marks the anniversary of three major events. Which one is not correct?

A: 90th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage (right to vote)                  

B: 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

C: 60th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

D: 45th Anniversary of the Iowa Civil Rights Act

 

3: What is the most recent addition to the Iowa Civil Rights Act’s protected classes?

A: Sexual orientation/Gender identity                  B: Race/Color

C: Language                                                          D: Military status

 

4: The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is a part of the:

A: Legislative Branch                                            B: Judicial Branch

C: Executive Branch                                              D: None of the above

 

5: In housing complaints, which are the two most common types of discrimination?

A: National origin and race                                  B: Disability and race

C: Sex/Gender and race                                        D: Religion and race

                                                                                                           

6: Services provided by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission are…

A: Free                                                                   B: Confidential

C: Neutral                                                              D: All of the above

 

7: Where did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his “I have a dream” speech?

A: The White House                                              B: The Lincoln Memorial

C: The US Supreme Court                                     D: The Washington Monument

 

8: How many cases did ICRC process in the 2009 fiscal year?

A: 1,800-2,000                B: 1,600-1,800                C: 1,400-1,600                   D: 1,200-1,400

 

9: Which area receives the most discrimination complaints per year?

A: Housing                                                             B: Public Accommodations

C: Credit                                                                D: Employment

 

10: Tiffany is white.  She thinks she may have been fired due to her race.  She should…

A: Ignore it, because civil rights only apply to people from minority groups.

B: Call the police.

C: Start a riot at her work.

D: Call the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.

 

 

 

 

 Youth Civil Rights Trivia Quiz 2010 Answers

1: When was the Iowa Civil Rights Commission founded?

B: 1965            This was one year after the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964.           

 

2: 2010 marks the anniversary of three major events. Which one is not correct?

C: 60th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act    This is the 42nd anniversary.

 

3: What is the most recent addition to the Iowa Civil Rights Act’s protected classes?

A: Sexual orientation/Gender identity            These were added in 2007.

 

4: The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is a part of the:

C: Executive Branch    The Commission’s director is appointed by the Governor.

 

5: In housing complaints, which are the two most common types of discrimination?

B: Disability and race

 

6: Services provided by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission are…

D: All of the above      All services by the Commission are free, confidential and neutral.

 

7: Where did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his “I have a dream” speech?

B: The Lincoln Memorial

 

8: How many cases did ICRC process in the 2009 fiscal year?

A: 1,800-2,000             The Commission processed around 2,000 cases last year.

 

9: Which area receives the most discrimination complaints per year?

D: Employment           Over two-thirds of complaints deal with employment.

 

10: Tiffany is white.  She thinks she may have been fired due to her race.  She should…

D: Call the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.                  Civil rights are for all people.