Black History 2021 Super Quiz: Year-End Round-Up Trivia

2021 Year-End Round-Up Trivia: 21 Carefully picked Black History questions from our daily and weekly news quizzes. Who is the first Black woman buried at the Paris Pantheon? How many states recognize Juneteenth? What is Blackfishing? And what’s historic about Georgia’s Jan. 6, 2021 vote? Take the Black History 2021 Quiz, and find out!

2021 Black History Quiz

2021 Quizzes: 21 Black History general knowledge multiple-choice questions from 2021. Click "start quiz."

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Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?

1. Photo: Lucien Waléry, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
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How many US states recognize Juneteenth as either a state holiday or ceremonial holiday?

Photo: 2. Maurizio Pesce from Milan, Italia, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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Who is the most honored woman in the history of the Grammy awards?

Screenshot: CBS
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Which artist had the most songs ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?

Screenshot: 2021 Billboard Music Awards / NBC
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Who is the most-awarded Black artist in Emmys history?

Screenshot: The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards / Television Academy / CBS
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2021 Golden Globes best-animated movie, “Soul,” made history as what?

Screenshot: Soul trailer, Disney+
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What is Blackfishing?

8. Screenshot: Iggy Azalea on YouTube
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According to Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, against who was the war against cannabis aimed?

Photo: 9. The Office of Governor Ned Lamont, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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What was Old Aunt Jemima originally?

10. Image: Aunt Jemima Co., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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What’s historic about Georgia’s Jan. 6, 2021 vote?

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Mary Wilson was a member of which 60’s sensation?

Photo: 12. Jay Godwin, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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Which awards did late actress Cicely Tyson receive in her lifetime?

13. Photo: Hans Peters / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
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Which soul-queen is responsible for the classic hit “Respect”?

14. Photo: Atlantic Records, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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Who was Maya Angelou?

Photo: 15. Clinton Library, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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What was the occasion for which Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (the American “Black national anthem”) was set to its familiar tune?

Screenshot: Capitol Fourth 2021 / PBS
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Which cultural phenomena featured the character of Kunta Kinte?

Screenshot: Roots / ABC
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Who is the subject of Stevie Wonder’s 18. Happy Birthday song?

Photo: Raph_PH, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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What did 23-year-old Amanda Gorman accomplish in January 2021?

Screenshot from Biden's Inauguration.
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Who did Kanye West name his 10th studio album after?

Screenshot: 20. Kanye West on YouTube
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How old is Barack Obama in 2021?

Screenshot: Good Morning America / ABC
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  • Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?

    Photo: Lucien Waléry, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

    How many US states recognize Juneteenth as either a state holiday or ceremonial holiday?

    Photo: Maurizio Pesce from Milan, Italia, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Who is the most honored woman in the history of the Grammy awards?

    Screenshot: CBS

    Which artist had the most songs ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?

    Screenshot: 2021 Billboard Music Awards / NBC

    Who is the most-awarded Black artist in Emmys history?

    Screenshot: The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards / Television Academy / CBS

    2021 Golden Globes best-animated movie, “Soul,” made history as what?

    Screenshot: Soul trailer, Disney+

    What is Blackfishing?

    Screenshot: Iggy Azalea on YouTube

    According to Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, against who was the war against cannabis aimed?

    Photo: The Office of Governor Ned Lamont, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    What was Old Aunt Jemima originally?

    Image: Aunt Jemima Co., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    What’s historic about Georgia’s Jan. 6, 2021 vote?

    Mary Wilson was a member of which 60’s sensation?

    Photo: Jay Godwin, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    Which awards did late actress Cicely Tyson receive in her lifetime?

    Photo: Hans Peters / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Which soul-queen is responsible for the classic hit “Respect”?

    Photo: Atlantic Records, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    Who was Maya Angelou?

    Photo: Clinton Library, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    What was the occasion for which Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (the American “Black national anthem”) was set to its familiar tune?

    Screenshot: Capitol Fourth 2021 / PBS

    Which cultural phenomena featured the character of Kunta Kinte?

    Screenshot: Roots / ABC

    Who is the subject of Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday song?

    Photo: Raph_PH, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    What did 23-year-old Amanda Gorman accomplish in January 2021?

    Screenshot from Biden's Inauguration.

    Who did Kanye West name his 10th studio album after?

    Screenshot: Kanye West on YouTube

    How old is Barack Obama in 2021?

    Screenshot: Good Morning America / ABC