The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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1. How did the MIA make the Montgomery Bus Boycott manageable for people?

  • They increased the number of taxis in Montgomery.
  • They organised lifts and asked black taxi firms to charge less during the boycott.
  • They liaised with employers to allow black people to be slightly late because they now had to walk.
  • They formed walking buses for protection.
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2. The Montgomery Bus Boycott established ... as the leader of the Civil Rights Movement because their energy and enthusiasm were major factors in the success of the campaign.

  • Alfred King
  • Malcolm X
  • Martin Luther King
  • Rosa Parks

3. How long did the boycott last?

  • 381 days
  • 365 days
  • 50 days
  • 200 days

4. Because the ... wouldn't change the law, the Supreme Court had to act.

  • MIA
  • state government
  • President
  • bus company

5. On what date was Rosa Parks arrested?

  • 20th December 1956
  • 2nd November 1954
  • 1st December 1955
  • 8th June 1955


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