Rosa Parks: Facts, Biography & Timeline


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Rosa Parks did not finish high school on time because

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1. Rosa Parks did not move from her bus seat on December 1, 1955 because she was

2. The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was directed by

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Rosa Parks has become an icon of the civil rights movement, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on her advocacy and her legacy. You'll learn about her early life, her activism in Montgomery, Alabama, and much more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Rosa Parks's education
  • The history of the Montgomery Improvement Association
  • The short- and long-term effects of Rosa Parks's civil rights work in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Awards Rosa Parks received
  • Why Rosa Parks and her husband left Montgomery

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Montgomery bus boycott and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding accolades received by Rosa Parks later in life
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Rosa Parks's role in the civil rights movement in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about Rosa Parks, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review Rosa Parks' life history
  • Understand Rosa Park's relationship with the NAACP
  • Identify the role Rosa Parks played in the Montgomery bus boycott
  • Know the short- and long-term effects of Rosa Parks's activism