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Martin Luther King Day: How much do you know about MLK? Take our quiz

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledging the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, marks the 25th federal observance of the birth of King, one of America's most celebrated citizens, and the only non-US president to be honored with a national holiday. (AP/File)

Monday is Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday. It honors the slain civil rights leader. How much do you know about him? Here are 10 questions.

- Aaron Couch

1. Where was Martin Luther King Jr. born?

King was born Michael Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, 1929 in Atlanta. He was named for his father, Michael Luther King Sr. The two changed their first names to Martin to honor the father of Protestantism.

King was born Michael Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, 1929 in Atlanta. He was named for his father, Michael Luther King Sr. The two changed their first names to Martin to honor the father of Protestantism.

King was born Michael Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, 1929 in Atlanta. He was named for his father, Michael Luther King Sr. The two changed their first names to Martin to honor the father of Protestantism.

King was born Michael Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, 1929 in Atlanta. He was named for his father, Michael Luther King Sr. The two changed their first names to Martin to honor the father of Protestantism.

Atlanta

 

Birmingham, Ala.

 

Montgomery, Ala.

 

Nashville, Tenn.

 
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