Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz Answers

Where was Martin Luther King born? 
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia

When did Martin become a minister? 
Martin was ordained a minister in 1947.

Where did Martin go to college? 
He graduated from Morehouse College.

Who did Martin marry? 
Martin married Coretta Scott in 1953.

When Martin became a pastor, where was his church? 
Martin's first church was in Montgomery, Alabama.

What did Martin lead in Montgomery, Alabama?
He led a boycott of the buses in Montgomery from 1955 to 1956.

What was the famous speech that Martin gave in Washington, DC?
On August 28, 1963 Martin gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Where did he give it? 
He spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

What great honor did Martin receive in 1964? 
Martin was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.

How did Martin die? 
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.

When is Martin Luther King Day celebrated? 
We honor Dr. King on the third Monday in January.

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