Coretta Scott King: Biography, Books & Accomplishments


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Coretta Scott completed her education in music at what prestigious institution?

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1. Coretta Scott became Coretta Scott King on 18 June 1953 when she married whom?

2. Which of these is a book by Coretta Scott King?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are Coretta Scott King's contributions to civil rights, publishing and world peace, and what are some details of her personal life? This quiz and worksheet will assess what you know about this historical figure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • From what institution King received her education in music
  • To whom Coretta Scott King was married
  • The ability to identify books written by Coretta Scott King
  • Which legislation King and her husband assisted with the passage of
  • The ability to recognize achievements of Coretta Scott King

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the private and professional life of Coretta Scott King
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s achievements in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role Coretta Scott King played in the creation of Martin Luther King Day
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the books written by Coretta Scott King

Additional Learning

To learn more about this activist and author, review the accompanying lesson called Coretta Scott King: Biography, Books & Accomplishments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introduce Coretta Scott King and her legacy
  • Provide details about the early life of Coretta Scott King
  • Detail King's travels and contributions to the civil rights movement
  • Discuss King's work and influence following the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Summarize the books published by Coretta Scott King