[This or That] Which of these groundbreaking African Americans was born first?

Microsoft Bing homepage “This or That?” Quiz [1-31-2022] question and its answers:

Question: Which of these groundbreaking African Americans was born first?

My Bing Homepage quiz had the following names:

Correct AnswerWrong Answer
Gwendolyn BrooksJimi Hendrix
Jesse OwensArthur Ashe
Arna BontempsColin Powell
Countee CullenQuincy Jones
Jackie RobinsonAlicia Keys
Benjamin O Davis, JrJohn Coltrane
Edward W. BrookGuion Bluford
James BaldwinMae Jemison
Dorothy HeightMartin Luther King Jr.
Charles DrewMalcolm X

Since this quiz is about comparing birthdays, I am putting names of groundbreaking African Americans sorted by their date of birth (Ascending order). You can search both names in the following table and then find who was born first.

NameDate of Birth
Arna BontempsOctober 13, 1902
Countee CullenMay 30, 1903
Charles DrewJune 3, 1904
Ralph BuncheAugust 7, 1904
Katherine DunhamJune 22, 1909
Romare BeardenSeptember 2, 1911
Dorothy HeightMarch 24, 1912
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.December 18, 1912
Rosa ParksFebruary 4, 1913
Jesse OwensSeptember 12, 1913
Kenneth B. ClarkJuly 14, 1914
John Henrik ClarkeJanuary 1, 1915
John Hope FranklinJanuary 2, 1915
Gwendolyn BrooksJune 7, 1917
Fannie Lou HamerOctober 6, 1917
Jackie RobinsonJanuary 31, 1919
Edward W. BrookeOctober 26, 1919
James BaldwinAugust 2, 1924
Shirley ChisholmNovember 30, 1924
Malcolm XMay 19, 1925
John ColtraneSeptember 23, 1926
Chuck BerryOctober 18, 1926
Maya AngelouApril 4, 1928
Martin Luther King, Jr.January 17, 1929
Lorraine HansberryMay 19, 1930
Toni MorrisonFebruary 18, 1931
Quincy JonesMarch 14, 1933
Hank AaronFebruary 5, 1934
Amiri BarakaOctober 7, 1934
Colin PowellApril 5, 1937
Marvin GayeApril 2, 1939
Jesse JacksonOctober 8, 1941
Muhammad AliJanuary 17, 1942
Guion BlufordNovember 22, 1942
Jimi HendrixNovember 27, 1942
Arthur AsheJuly 10, 1943
Reggie JacksonMay 18, 1946
Mae JemisonOctober 17, 1956
Alicia KeysJanuary 25, 1981

Today’s [1-31-2022] “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has ten answers for the “This or That?” question. Each answer carries 5 points, and the wrong answer does not earn any point. Earn five points per question—up to 50 points total—when you answer correctly. So, select only the correct answers.

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