Maya Angelou Quiz: How Much You Know About Maya Angelou?

Questions : 12 | Total Attempts: 314 | Recent Updated: 04-Feb-2022
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Maya Angelou has been given a place on the new coin of America cent. This is the first time a black woman in the US has found a place on US coins. This coin has been issued in January 2022. Maya Angelou is the first woman to receive such a tribute under the American Women's Quarters Program. This program was made law in January 2021. According to the report of The Washington Post, the US Mint has started sending these new coins. Mint Deputy Director says it is a matter of pride for them to present these coins dedicated to commemorating American women and their contributions to American history. Know more through this quiz you will be inspired.

Questions Excerpt


1. In which year/date was Maya Angelou born in Missouri, United States?

A. 04 April 1928

B. 14 April 1928

C. 24 April 1928

D. 04 April 1988

2. Angelou is Popularly known for which?

A. American poet

B. Memoirist

C. Civil rights activist

D. All of the above

3. How many autobiographies did she publish?

A. Five

B. Seven

C. Nine

D. Ten

4. How many books of essays by Angelou right and published?

A. Three

B. Five

C. Seven

D. Ten

5. Choose one which was the Parents of Angelou?

A. Madelyn Dunham, Habiba Akumu

B. Stanley Armour, Bailey Johnson

C. Vivian Baxter Johnson, Bailey Johnson

D. None of the above

6. Choose, among the following is Maya Angelou's most famous poem?

A. At night: All blood is black

B. Still I Rise

C. Piranesi

D. All of the above

7. What is the summary in the Still I Rise Poem written by Maya?

A. Still I Rise hails the indomitable spirit of Black people

B. Expresses faith that they will triumph despite adversity and racism

C. Both of the above-mentioned

D. None of these

8. She was best known for her unique and pioneering ___________ writing style.

A. Autobiographical

B. Poetry

C. Essay writing

D. None of these

9. Which of the following is true regarding Maya Angelou?

A. Angelou was a preeminent voice of feminism

B. Power amongst young women

C. Raising the voice of black people

D. All of the above

10. In which year, did Angelou recite her poem "On the Pulse of Morning"?

A. In 1951

B. In 1984

C. In 1993

D. In 1999

11. Which of the following book written by the Maya?

A. Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie

B. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

C. The Heart of a Woman

D. All of the above

12. In which year, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the U.S.?

A. In 2010

B. In 2015

C. In 2020

D. In 2021

 

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