Inner-city riots 1965-68

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1. On 4th April 1968, Martin Luther King, standing on the balcony of a motel in Memphis, was assassinated by a white gunman - James Earl Ray. This led to a new wave of riots in ... cities.

  • 130
  • 45
  • 200
  • 370
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2. How many people were injured during the riots as a result of Martin Luther King's assassination?

  • thousands
  • hundreds
  • millions
  • 900

3. As a result of the major inner-city riots in New York, LA, Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, Detroit and Washington there were ... deaths, ... arrests and ... of dollars worth of damage.

  • As a result of the major inner-city riots in New York, LA, Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, Detroit and Washington there were hundreds of deaths, thousands of arrests and billions of dollars worth of damage.
  • As a result of the major inner-city riots in New York, LA, Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, Detroit and Washington there were 400 deaths, 1,840 arrests and millions of dollars worth of damage.
  • As a result of the major inner-city riots in New York, LA, Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, Detroit and Washington there were 1,000 deaths, 3,600 arrests and billions of dollars worth of damage.
  • As a result of the major inner-city riots in New York, LA, Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, Detroit and Washington there were 700 deaths, 2,000 arrests and thousands of dollars worth of damage.

4. When did the major riots in Chicago and Cleveland occur?

  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 1964
  • 1965

5. How many black people died during the riots as a result of Martin Luther King's assassination?

  • 41
  • 50
  • 121
  • 12

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