1.) What did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. get his Ph.D in?

a. Philosophy
b. Sociology
c. Theology
d. None of the above

2.) Where was the famous “I Have a Dream” speech given?

a. Boston
b. Washington D.C.
c. Atlanta
d. Memphis

3.) What year was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?

a. 1969
b. 1968
c. 1965
d. 1963


1.) Answer: C

Martin Luther King, Jr. graduated high school when he was 15, graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelors degree in sociology when he was 19, and received his Ph.D in systematic theology from Boston University when he was 26. Pretty impressive, right?

2.) Answer: B

The “I Have a Dream” speech was delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963 because Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. saw injustice in segregation and wanted people to see how terrible it was (and is) to treat people unfairly just because they are different. King wanted to motivate them to fight for civil rights.

3.) Answer: B

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper on April 4, 1968, while standing on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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