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Black History Month Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

How well do you know your black history and icons? Test your knowledge now!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  September 7th 2022

When is Black History month in the UK?


Which of these things would you remember during Black History Month?


When is Black History month in the USA?

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Who is this handsome gent?

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Which of these is a symbol of the Black Lives Matter movement?

6/15 Emancipation Day

Who abolished slavery first: Great Britain or the United States of America?

7/15 An England football shirt

Who was the first black football player to captain the England team?

8/15 An athlete

Which male athlete set three world records in a single Olympic games in 2008?

9/15 Barack Obama

Barack Obama won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album in 2008. True or false?

10/15 Rosa Parks

What is Rosa Parks famous for?

11/15 Mary Seacole stamp

Mary Seacole set up the 'British Hotel' to look after soldiers injured in which war?

12/15 Black History Month

In which year did Black History Month become an annual, month-long celebration? 

13/15 An astronaut
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Who was the first African-American astronaut to reach space?

14/15 Jesse Owens stamp

How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win at the 1936 Olympic Games?

15/15 American flag waving in the wind

Who was the first African-American to be honoured with a national holiday?

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