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In past centuries, women were not seen as being equal to men. Power was usually held by men, although there had been some powerful women, for example Elizabeth I. During the nineteenth century, some positive changes to women's rights had been made, but they were still not allowed to vote in parliamentary elections.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which is the correct spelling for the women wanting the right to vote?

    • A.

      Suferagets

    • B.

      Sufferajets

    • C.

      Suffragettes

    • D.

      Suphrajettes

    Correct Answer
    C. Suffragettes
    Explanation
    The correct spelling for the women wanting the right to vote is "Suffragettes".

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  • 2. 

    By what letters was the Suffragette movement officially known?

    • A.

      WORV

    • B.

      WPTU

    • C.

      WSPU

    • D.

      WVRA

    Correct Answer
    C. WSPU
    Explanation
    The Suffragette movement was officially known by the letters WSPU. This stands for Women's Social and Political Union, which was a British women's organization that advocated for women's suffrage, or the right to vote. The WSPU was founded in 1903 by Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters, and they used direct action and civil disobedience tactics to bring attention to their cause. The organization played a significant role in the women's suffrage movement in the early 20th century.

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  • 3. 

    The Suffragettes were least likely to do what?

    • A.

      Carry out attacks on politicians and their homes

    • B.

      Chain themselves to railings

    • C.

      Smash windows

    • D.

      Write letters to the newspapers

    Correct Answer
    D. Write letters to the newspapers
    Explanation
    The Suffragettes were least likely to write letters to the newspapers. While they were known for their militant tactics such as carrying out attacks on politicians and their homes, chaining themselves to railings, and smashing windows, writing letters to the newspapers was not a common method used by the Suffragettes to advocate for women's suffrage. They often resorted to more direct and confrontational actions to bring attention to their cause.

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  • 4. 

    Who led the less violent Suffragist group?

    • A.

      Amy Garrett

    • B.

      Harriet Peterson

    • C.

      Millicent Fawcett

    • D.

      Sarah Tennant

    Correct Answer
    C. Millicent Fawcett
    Explanation
    Millicent Fawcett led the less violent Suffragist group. This can be inferred from the fact that she was listed as one of the options and the question specifically asks for the leader of the less violent Suffragist group.

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  • 5. 

    Who founded the Suffragette movement?

    • A.

      Elizabeth Patterson

    • B.

      Emmeline Pankhurst

    • C.

      Esmerelda Pinkerton

    • D.

      Evangeline Parkinson

    Correct Answer
    B. Emmeline Pankhurst
    Explanation
    Emmeline Pankhurst is the correct answer because she was a prominent British political activist and leader of the suffragette movement. She founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1903, which became known for its militant tactics in the fight for women's suffrage in the United Kingdom. Pankhurst played a crucial role in raising awareness and advocating for women's rights, leading to significant advancements in the suffragette movement.

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  • 6. 

    The two daughters of Mrs Pankhurst were called what?

    • A.

      Angela and Clarissa

    • B.

      Marianne and Antonia

    • C.

      Sylvia and Christabel

    • D.

      Victoria and Eleanor

    Correct Answer
    C. Sylvia and Christabel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sylvia and Christabel.

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  • 7. 

    How did Suffragettes carry on their protest in prison?

    • A.

      Climbing onto the roof

    • B.

      Hunger strikes

    • C.

      Painting slogans on the prison walls

    • D.

      Refusing to wear clothes

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunger strikes
    Explanation
    The suffragettes carried on their protest in prison by engaging in hunger strikes. This form of protest involved refusing to eat while in prison, which was a powerful way for them to demand their rights and draw attention to their cause. Hunger strikes were a nonviolent method that allowed suffragettes to peacefully resist and demonstrate their determination for women's suffrage. By risking their own health and well-being, suffragettes were able to bring attention to their cause and put pressure on the authorities to address their demands.

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  • 8. 

    What was the Suffragettes' slogan?

    • A.

      All men are evil

    • B.

      Ballot or bust

    • C.

      Deeds not words

    • D.

      One woman one vote

    Correct Answer
    C. Deeds not words
    Explanation
    The Suffragettes' slogan, "Deeds not words," reflects their belief in taking action rather than relying solely on rhetoric to achieve women's suffrage. This slogan emphasizes the importance of actively engaging in political and social activism to bring about change, rather than simply talking about it. It highlights the Suffragettes' commitment to tangible actions and demonstrations, such as protests, hunger strikes, and civil disobedience, in their fight for women's right to vote.

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  • 9. 

    Which Suffragette died after running in front of the King's racehorse?

    • A.

      Elaine Danvers

    • B.

      Emilia Davis

    • C.

      Emily Davison

    • D.

      Emma Dawson

    Correct Answer
    C. Emily Davison
    Explanation
    Emily Davison was a suffragette who died after running in front of the King's racehorse. She was a prominent activist for women's suffrage in the early 20th century in the United Kingdom. In 1913, during the Epsom Derby, she stepped onto the racetrack and was struck by the King's horse. Her actions were seen as a deliberate attempt to draw attention to the suffragette cause and to protest women's lack of voting rights. Her death became a symbol of the suffragette movement and her sacrifice is remembered as a significant moment in the fight for women's rights.

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  • 10. 

    In 1918, women over what age were allowed to vote?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    C. 30
    Explanation
    In 1918, women over the age of 30 were allowed to vote. This marked a significant milestone in women's suffrage in the United Kingdom. The Representation of the People Act was passed in that year, granting voting rights to women who met the age requirement and also owned property or were married to property owners. This was a step towards greater gender equality and political representation for women in the country.

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