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Question 1: from that time through into the 1890s, also enjoying massive popularity in the UK and in other parts of ________.
EuropeEastern EuropeBalkansWestern Europe

Question 2: Many of country's earliest stars, such as Jimmie Rodgers and ________, were veterans of blackface performance.
BluesTommy DuncanWestern swingBob Wills

Question 3: The experience of white people disguised as black people and vice-versa was further explored in 2006 in the poorly-received ________ show on FX, Black. White.
Product placementMTVReality televisionHogan Knows Best

Question 4: His resultant bestselling book, Black Like Me (1961), was influential in helping white Americans to understand the reality of ________-ism in the South during the lead-in to the civil rights era.
RedliningRacial segregationBlack Codes (United States)Jim Crow laws

Question 5:
Blackface, Ku Klux Klan and African American are all:
Blackface minstrelsy African American history Theatre characters Cultural appropriation

Question 6: In ________, in the early 1960s, a toy called Dakkochan became hugely popular.
United KingdomJapanCambodiaCanada

Question 7: In Thailand, actors darken their faces to portray the Negrito of Thailand in a popular play by King ________ (1868–1910), Ngo Pa (Thai: เงาะป่า), which has been turned into a musical and a movie.

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Hajji Firuz in Tehran
  Bert Williams was the only black member of the Ziegfeld Follies when he joined them in 1910. Shown here in blackface, he was the highest-paid African American entertainer of his day.[48]
  This postcard, published circa 1908, shows a white minstrel team. While both are wearing wigs, the man on the left is in blackface and drag.
  A poster for the 1939 Broadway show The Hot Mikado using blackface imagery

Question 9: Former South African president ________ endorsed the carnival in 1986, while it still bore the "coon" name.
Thabo MbekiFrederik Willem de KlerkNelson MandelaDesmond Tutu

Question 10: It was through blackface performers, white and black, that the richness and exuberance of ________, humor, and dance first reached mainstream, white audiences in the U.S.
African-American musicAfrican AmericanBluesAfrican American culture

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