Do You Know About Famous Women?

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Do You Know About Famous Women?

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  • 1. 
    Frances Perkins, the first female member in the U.S. Cabinet, oversaw what department?
    • A. 

      Defense

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Labor

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 2. 
    One of the world's most celebrated poets; she lived most of her life as a recluse in a small New England community. Who was she?
    • A. 

      Edna St. Vincent Millay

    • B. 

      Mary McCarthy

    • C. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • D. 

      Sylvia Plath

  • 3. 
    Who is the gifted filmmaker who became tainted by making such masterful works as "Triumph of the Will" for the Nazis?
    • A. 

      Leni Riefenstahl

    • B. 

      Grace Von Allerstein

    • C. 

      Marlene Dietrich

    • D. 

      Mona Von Bismark

  • 4. 
    What is the oldest coffeehouse in America and who is the woman who founded it?
    • A. 

      Cafe Cinema, Mary Reagan

    • B. 

      Caffe Lena, Lena Spencer

    • C. 

      Caffe Melissa, Melissa Ryan

    • D. 

      The Eight Step, Lucy Johnson

  • 5. 
    Which future First Lady wrote her husband advising that he "remember the ladies"?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Hilary Rodham Clinton

    • C. 

      Abigail Adams

    • D. 

      Martha Washington

  • 6. 
    Which woman legislator issued a Declaration of Conscience protesting Joe McCarthy?
    • A. 

      Barbara Boxer

    • B. 

      Patricia Schroeder

    • C. 

      Margaret Chase Smith

    • D. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

  • 7. 
    Which queen reigned in the U.K. during the lifetimes of Charles Dickens, H.G. Wells, and Charles Darwin?
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Queen Anne

    • D. 

      Queen Mary

  • 8. 
    In 1939, contralto Marian Anderson was refused concert space at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, by which of the following organizations?
    • A. 

      Daughters Of The American Colonists

    • B. 

      Daughters Of American Congressmen

    • C. 

      Daughters Of The Confederacy

    • D. 

      Daughters Of The American Revolution

  • 9. 
    Who was a relentless crusader for the rights of mentally ill Americans in prison?
    • A. 

      Sophonisba Breckenridge

    • B. 

      Alice Hamilton

    • C. 

      Mary Chapman Catt

    • D. 

      Dorothea Dix

  • 10. 
    Which of the following First Ladies have not appeared on a U.S. postage stamp?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Mary Todd Lincoln

    • C. 

      Dolley Madison

    • D. 

      Martha Washington

  • 11. 
    Who is the only First Lady whose childhood home is a National Historic Site?
    • A. 

      Martha Washington

    • B. 

      Dolley Madison

    • C. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Mary Todd Lincoln

  • 12. 
    What woman became President and CEO of eBay Technologies in March 1998?
    • A. 

      Meg Whitman

    • B. 

      Marjorie Scardino

    • C. 

      Carly Fiorina

    • D. 

      Mary Kay Ash

  • 13. 
    Considered one of the few female outlaws of the Old West, Belle Starr was known as what?
    • A. 

      The Black Velvet Bandit

    • B. 

      The Petticoat Terror Of The Plains

    • C. 

      The Bushwacking Belle

    • D. 

      The Bandit Queen

  • 14. 
    Martha Jane Canary was better known as whom?
    • A. 

      Jane Austen

    • B. 

      Martha Washington

    • C. 

      Calamity Jane

    • D. 

      Jane Powell

  • 15. 
    What country did Ruler Aloisia Lavelua rule or govern?
    • A. 

      Wallis

    • B. 

      Angola

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      India

  • 16. 
    Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto led which country?
    • A. 

      Maldives

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Bermuda

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 17. 
    What country did Queen Liliuokalani rule or govern?
    • A. 

      Madagascar

    • B. 

      Hawaii

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Guyana

  • 18. 
    Where was Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni c. in power from 26-61?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 19. 
    Empress Wu Chao was empress of which country?
    • A. 

      Grenada

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 20. 
    What country did Queen Kossamak rule over?
    • A. 

      Haiti

    • B. 

      Netherlands Antilles

    • C. 

      Liberia

    • D. 

      Cambodia

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