Changing Role Of Women In Australia

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Changing Role Of Women In Australia - Quiz

Women have had the right to stand for federal parliament since 1902 and the first woman elected to a state parliament was Edith Cowan in 1921. There is a lot that opened up for women after they stopped being inhibited from doing things that are considered masculine. Take up the quiz below and get to see how well you understand the changing role of women in Australia over time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Women focused on gaining equality during what time period?
    • A. 

      50's and 60's

    • B. 

      20's and 30's

    • C. 

      60's

    • D. 

      60's and 70's

    • E. 

      80's

  • 2. 
    The evolution of the rights of women in Australia owes much to...
  • 3. 
    It was generally accepted that womens roles were as...
    • A. 

      Nurturers and homemakers

    • B. 

      Business women

    • C. 

      Scientists

    • D. 

      Nurses

    • E. 

      Chefs

  • 4. 
    Before WW2 women were paid...
    • A. 

      Equal amounts to men

    • B. 

      More than men

    • C. 

      Less than men

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 5. 
    The women's movement sought greater access to....
  • 6. 
    In what time period did women become state premier's, judges and persidents of powerful groups like the Australian medical Association?
  • 7. 
    In 1972 the Commonwealth Arbitration Commission ruled that...
    • A. 

      Women are in control of men

    • B. 

      Men are better than women

    • C. 

      Women could go to university

    • D. 

      Women should recieve equal pay for work of equal value

    • E. 

      Women should have more freedom and choice

  • 8. 
    The women's movement began in the...
    • A. 

      1940's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

    • E. 

      1980's

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