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2012 Youth Quiz

Youth Civil Rights Trivia Quiz 2012 (10-18 years)


1: Brown v. Board of Education is a landmark civil rights case. It ruled that:

A: Separate schools for blacks and whites are constitutional, as long as they are equal.                  

B: Women should be allowed to attend college, just like men.

C: Separate schools for blacks and whites are unconstitutional.

D: Teachers cannot hit students.


2:   During the Civil War, what leader of the Underground Railroad served as a spy for the Union Army:

            A: Horace Greeley                                               B: Sojourner Truth

            C: Harriet Tubman                                               D: Scarlett O’Hare


3: The Safe School law passed in 2007 prohibits what activity in schools?

            A: Bullying                                                          B: Cell Phones

            C: Flash mobs                                                      D: Chewing tobacco


4: What is not a protected class status under the Iowa Civil Rights Act? 

            A: Race                                                                B: Religion                       

            C: Sexual Orientation                                          D: Political Affiliation


5:  What is the Iowa state motto?

A.    “Equality before the law.”

B.     “Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain.”

C.     Labor omnia vincit.”

D.    “Go Hawks!”