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Trivia Challenge Continues

1) What was the name of Denzel Washington's first movie?

Cry Freedom
Carbon Copy
Let's Do it Again

2) Name the first player ever to wear a goatee in the NBA.

Bill Russell
Wilt Chamberlin
Oscar Robertson
Bill Walton

3) Who recorded Aint Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)?

Tyrone Davis
Percy Sledge
Joe Tex

4) Who invented the traffic light and the gas mask?

Matthew A. Henson
Garrett A. Morgan
Grainville T. Woods
Sarah Boone

5) What do the initals in rapper L.L. Cool J.'s name stand for?

Long Live Cool James
Ladies Love Cool James
Ladies Love Cool Jay
Look Like Cool Jay

6) Who was the founder of the National Council of Negro Women?

Mary McLeod Bethune
Mabel Keaton Staupers
Connie Briscoe
Valerie D. King

7) Name the prolific songstress that is known as "The Divine One."

Ella Fitzgerald
Nancy Wilson
Sarah Vaughn
Billie Holiday

8) Name the writer who wrote the novel Invisible Man.

Richard Wright
Ralph Ellison
James Baldwin
E. Lynn Harris

9) What legendary funk group had a character/song named Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk?

Gap Band
The Hightops

10) What gospel legend got her start singing in a group called The Caravan Singers?

Shirley Ceasar
Mahalia Jackson
Aretha Franklin
Evelyn Champagne King

11) Name the gospel pioneer that wrote the song "Take my Hand, Precious Lord."

Kirk Franklin
James Cleveland
Walter Hawkins
Thomas A. Dorsey

12) Who was the author of Their Eyes were Watching God?

Toni Morrison
Zora Neale Hurston
Terry McMillian
Maya Angelou

13) Name the folksy singer who in 1988 released the hit song "Fast Car".

Lauryn Hill
Lala Hathaway
Tracy Chapman
Cassandra Wilson

14) What gospel album spent 100 weeks on the Billboard's Gospel chart?

Kirk Franklin and the Family
The Mississippi Mass Choir
Morning Star Mass Choir
Mary Mary

15) Who was the first person of African descent to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?

Martin Luther King
Jessie Jackson
Ralph Bunche
Eric Jerome Dickey

16) Who was the first African American to be honored on a postage stamp?

Harriet Tubman
Malcolm X
Booker T. Washington
Jackie Robinson

17) Name the legendary entertainer that recorded the hit song, "The Candy Man."

Little Richard
Sammy Davis Jr.
Michael Jackson
Tito Jackson

18) What is legendary rapper Ice Cube's real name?

O'Shea Jackson
David Jenkins
Michael Morrison
Darnell Peterson

19) What year was the legendary hip-hop recording Rappers Delight released?


20) Name the legendary musician who recorded "Music of my Mind."

Gil Scott-Heron
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
Baby Face

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