How Much Do You Really Know About Women's Day?

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How Much Do You Really Know About Women

Every eighth of the match we celebrate international women’s day. It is a common belief that behind every successful man there is a woman. This just goes to show how important women are and their achievements in different fields are recognized and awarded. This day also reminds us of the importance of eliminating discrimination against women. Test how much you really know about women’s day by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many women in the UK will experience domestic violence?
    • A. 

      One in 20

    • B. 

      One in 40

    • C. 

      One in 10

    • D. 

      One in 100

  • 2. 
    What percentage of MPs are women?
    • A. 

      51

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      65

  • 3. 
    Charlotte Bronte changed her name to a man's name because she did not want to be stigmatised as a female writer.  What was that name?
    • A. 

      Currer Bell

    • B. 

      Charles Brown

    • C. 

      Carl Burns

    • D. 

      Calvert Black

  • 4. 
    What did Mary Ann Bulkley have to do to practice as a surgeon in this country in the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Bribe the medical authorities

    • B. 

      Practice privately

    • C. 

      Dress as a man

    • D. 

      Only treat her family

  • 5. 
    Why did Rosalind Franklin not win the Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA?
    • A. 

      Crick and Watson stole her discovery

    • B. 

      She died of cancer before the Nobel Prize was awarded

    • C. 

      Her laboratory partner had a disagreement and passed information to Crick and Watson

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    When was women's football banned in this country?
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1896

    • C. 

      1902

    • D. 

      1921

  • 7. 
    True or false:  There are more girls than boys in our College.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false?  Slightly more girls than boys are born every year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or false?  The two most senior posts in the College are filled by women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False