Malcolm X: Biography, Speeches & Assassination


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Which thinker heavily influenced Earl Little's preachings?

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1. What impact did Malcolm's early schooling have on him?

2. What did Malcolm learn in Boston and New York?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo asks you questions about the major events that influenced Malcolm X. Use these resources to help you understand his political evolution and his role as one of the most powerful African-American voices in history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • Early life and education of Malcolm X
  • A thinker who influenced Earl Little's preachings
  • Malcolm's life in Boston and New York
  • Influences on Malcolm X
  • The significance of the Hajj

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the major events and influences in the life of Malcolm X
  • Making connections - examine how notable thinkers and religious leaders influenced Malcolm X
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the life of Malcolm X to explain the events that shaped his political outlook

Additional Learning

Keep studying the lesson titled Malcolm X: Biography, Speeches & Assassination for more information. Objectives covered by this lesson include the following:

  • Understand how different events influenced Malcolm X
  • Know the significance of his conversion to Islam
  • Recognize the change Malcolm X experienced after his visit to Mecca
  • Know how Malcolm X viewed the relationship between Blacks and whites
  • Review why Malcolm X broke away from the Nation of Islam