UC Clermont Library Rep. John Lewis Trivia Results and Answers

At the start of this fall semester, UC Clermont Library hosted an online trivia tournament about the life of Rep. John Lewis. We would like to thank everyone who participated! We hope you had fun with it and learned a little something about this important civil rights icon! Below are the results and answers.

Overall Performance:
Total correct answers (%) 50.00%
Total incorrect answers (%) 50.00%
Average score (points) 5069.67 points


  1. Rep. Lewis was first elected to congress in November of what year? 1986
  2. John Lewis was only 23 when he was an architect and keynote speaker of the 1963 March on Washington TRUE
  3. According to his estimates, Rep. Lewis was arrested approximately how many times while protesting for civil rights? 45
  4. What year did Lewis lead the Selma to Montgomery marches? 1965
  5. In 1964, John Lewis coordinated efforts to organize voter registration drives and community action programs during Freedom Summer
  6. John Lewis is the co-author of a #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel trilogy TRUE
  7. Lewis served as representative for what US district? Georgia’s 5th
  8. In 1977, Lewis was appointed to direct ACTION, the federal volunteer agency, by what president? Carter
  9. In what year was Lewis awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama? 2011
  10. Lewis was the director of The Voter Education Project for most of the 1970’s. True