Watch the video and answer the following questions.
When was Nelson Mandela born?
Nelson Mandela was born on [...]. (Type: Month day, year)
Where was he born?
He was born ...
in South America.
in South Africa.
in North Africa.
in North America.
Choose the correct answer.
His father was ...
a tribal chief.
a white Englishman.
How old was Nelson Mandela when he began (started) his British education?
Nelson Mandela started his British education at the age of [...]. (number)
Who gave him the name Nelson?
When was Nelson sent to the leader of the Thembu people?
Nelson was sent to the leader of the Thembu people ...
when his father died.
when he was ten years old.
when he was twelve years old.
True or False?
Nelson received a poor education.
Why did Nelson run away to Johannesburg during a college break?
Nelson ran away to Johannesburg during a college break because ...
he no longer had money to continue his studies.
he found what he was studying too difficult.
he was not interested in what he was studying.
he wanted to avoid a pre-arranged marriage.
he wanted to find a job and earn money.
When did Nelson Mandela become aware of the brutal reality of a racially divided South Africa (= Apartheid)?
Nelson Mandela became aware of the brutal reality of a racially divided South Africa in [...]. (year)
What was Nelson Mandela's strong point?
Nelson Mandela knew a lot of things about the economy of his country.
Nelson Mandela knew a lot of things about the law in his country.
Nelson Mandela knew a lot of things about the geography of his country.
Nelson Mandela knew a lot of things about the history of his country.
Nelson Mandela began to attend the African National Congress (ANC)? What was the objective of the ANC?
The objective of the ANC was to ...
send all the whites to prison.
establish a democratic government.
separate black people from white people.
When was the Apartheid regime reinforced?
The Apartheid regime was reinforced in [...] (year) with the election of the National Party.
What was the official policy of the ANC?
The official policy of the ANC was ...
non-violent civil disobedience.
When did the ANC launch a campaign for the defiance of unjust laws?
The ANC launched a campaign for the defiance of unjust laws in [...]. (year)
What did Nelson Mandela do in support of that effort?
In support of that effort, Nelson Mandela decided to ...
travel South Africa.
write articles in newspapers about the political situation in South Africa.
appear on TV and talk about the political situation in South Africa.
How did the National Party react?
The National Party took Nelson Mandela to court to judge him.
The National Party restricted Nelson Mandela's movements.
The National Party expelled Nelson Mandela from South Africa. (to expel = to officially make a person leave a place)
What did Nelson Mandela decide to do with Oliver Tambo?
With Oliver Tambo, Nelson Mandela decided to ...
create a national newspaper for black people.
launch a national radio station for black people.
launch a national TV channel for black people.
establish a law firm for black people.
When was Nelson Mandela arrested?
Nelson Mandela was arrested in [...]. (year)
How many other activists were arrested?
[...] (number) other activists were arrested.
What were they charged with?
They were charged with ...
When did Nelson Mandela marry his second wife, Winnie Madikizela?
Nelson Mandela married his second wife, Winnie Madikizela, in [...]. (year)
When did the South African government outlaw (= make illegal) the African National Congress?
The South African government outlawed the African National Congress in [...]. (year)
Mandela formed Umkhonto we Sizwe (the Spear of the Nation) after the
Sharpeville Massacre in 1960. How many people were killed during the
[...] (number) people were killed during the peaceful demonstration.
How many people were wounded?
Over [...] (number) people were wounded.
Choose the correct answer.
After the Sharpeville Massacre, Nelson Mandela realized that non-violent resistance was the solution.
After the Sharpeville Massacre, Nelson Mandela realized that non-violent resistance was not enough.
he was wanted by the government, Nelson Mandela spent some time abroad.
When he returned to Africa, he was sent to prison. How many years did
he spend in prison?
He spent [...] (number) years in prison.
What was he charged with?
Nelson Mandela was charged with ... and ...
Mandela stood trial but refused to defend himself because this would
legitimize the State's case. Nelson Mandela received a life sentence to
be served in a prison on Robben Island. How far from Cape Town is
Robben Island is located [...] (number) miles off the coast of Cape Town.
True or False?
Everybody forgot Nelson Mandela.
When was the NAC declared legal and Nelson Mandela released from prison?
The NAC was declared illegal and Nelson Mandela was released from prison in [...]. (year)
When did Nelson Mandela win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Nelson Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize in [...]. (year)
When were blacks and South Africans able to vote for their rulers for the first time in more than 300 years?
Blacks and South Africans were able to vote for their rulers for the first time in more than 300 years in [...]. (year)
How old was Nelson Mandela when he was elected president?
Nelson Mandela was [...] (number) years old when he was elected president.
True or False?
Nelson Mandela did not win a large victory.
How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in prison?
Nelson Mandela spent [...] (number) years in prison.
When did his marriage to Winnie come to an end?
His marriage to Winnie came to an end in [...]. (year)
When did he marry his third wife?
He married his third wife in [...]. (year)
When did he step down as president of the ANC?
He stepped down as president of the ANC in [...]. (year)
For which conflict did he act as a mediator?
Nelson Mandela helped mediate the civil war in ...
Since his retirement, Nelson Mandela has been involved in the fight against ...