5 Questions: The Roots of <em>Roots</em>

1 of 5
What actor portrayed the conscience-stricken Captain Davies, a character that did not appear in the original Roots book?
Ed Asner
Lorne Greene
Robert Reed
Lloyd Bridges
2 of 5
What other Alex Haley work was made into a television miniseries, in 1993?
Henning
Racines
Malcolm X
Queen
3 of 5
What African-American writer received rave reviews for her role as Nyo Boto, Kunta Kinte's grandmother?
Mildred Taylor
Toni Morrison
Maya Angelou
Alice Walker
4 of 5
An episode of which of the following shows was the first to beat out the final episode of Roots for the single-episode ratings record?
Dallas
M*A*S*H
Cheers
Seinfeld
5 of 5
The character of Kunta Kinte was born in what west African nation?
Ghana
Nigeria
Senegal
Gambia