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2. The first major riot took place in New York in which year?

  • 1966
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1965

3. Why did the riots take place at different times in different places?

  • They were often set off by a particular robbery.
  • They were often set off by a particular police brutality.
  • They were often set off by a particular murder.
  • There was a sort of chain reaction - one riot in one state triggered another riot in a different state.

4. The riots as a result of the assassination of Martin Luther King caused ... worth of damage.

  • $47 million
  • $36 million
  • $45 million
  • $22 billion

5. 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 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 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 700 deaths, 2,000 arrests and thousands of dollars worth of damage.

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