Preview (20 questions)
1 Question
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Cicely Tyson was known for her vivid portrayals as a strong _________ American women.


African 

Caribbean

Latin

2 Question
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She is best known for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in the film _________ that got her the nomination for the academy and golden globe awards.


Diary of a Mad Black Women

Sounder

The Comedians

3 Question
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In 2018, Tyson became the first African-American woman to be the recipient of an honorary _________ Award.


Oscar

Golden Globe

Emmy

4 Question
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In a career spanning more than ________ decades, Tyson has won four Black Reel Awards.


Four

Six

Seven

5 Question
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Tyson was named a Kennedy Center honoree in _______.


2015

2017

2019

6 Question
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Cicely began her career as a __________ by the discovery of a fashion editor at Ebony magazine.


Editor

Fashion model 

Designer

7 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson became a recipient of the USA's highest civilian honor, the ______________ in 2016.


Presidential Medal of Freedom 

Congressional Gold Medal

Presidential Citizens Medal

8 Question
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In 1997, she received a _______ on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Award

Medal

Star

9 Question
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She won two Emmy Awards for starring as ___________ in the television film, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.


Jane Pittman

Lady at House

Big Laura

10 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson played the role of Constantine Jefferson in the award-winning film ________.


A Fall from Grace

The Help

How to Get Away with Murder

11 Question
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In 1956, Tyson went on to appear on the cover of ________.


Vogue

Life

Reader's Digest

12 Question
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Cicely became the first African American to star in a television drama when she starred in the celebrated series ________ in 1963.


The F.B.I

The Bill Cosby Show

East Side/West Side

13 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson as Ophelia Harkness in How to Get Away With Murder got nominated for _____ times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.


Five 

Four 

Three

14 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in the year ______. 


2016

2020

2021

15 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson was married briefly to the famous Jazz trumpeter named __________.


Miles Davis

Duke Ellington

Bill Evans

16 Question
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Women in Film Crystal Award is awarded to outstanding women who helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry, Tyson became its recipient in ________.


2020

1994

1982

17 Question
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Cicely Tyson navigated the Civil Rights movement as ______________ wife that won nine Emmy's and the best lead actress in a miniseries nomination for Tyson.


Nelson Mandela

Abraham Lincoln

Martin Luther King Jr.

18 Question
15 seconds
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Her recent __________ was a popular movie that featured on Netflix.


A Fall From Grace

The Haunting in Connecticut 2

Last Flag Flying

19 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson appeared in her first music video 21st Century Girl by Willow Smith, daughter of ______.


Maggie Smith

Will Smith

Patti Smith

20 Question
15 seconds
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Tyson's Memoir named ___________: A Memoir was released on January 26th,2021.


Let me tell you what I mean

Becoming

Just as I Am