International Women's Day Trivia: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    She is married to the current President of the United States of America, i.e. The First Lady.
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Graca Machel

    • C. 

      Michelle Obama

  • 2. 
    An English Novelist Known for books such as Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, and Emma.
    • A. 

      Judy Augustus

    • B. 

      Jenny Austen

    • C. 

      Jane Austen

  • 3. 
    The first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Also known as an American author, political activist, and lecturer.
    • A. 

      Helen Zille

    • B. 

      Helen Hunt

    • C. 

      Helen Keller

  • 4. 
    A Nun from India who served the poor, sick, and dying people.
    • A. 

      Mother Mary

    • B. 

      Mother Teresa

    • C. 

      Princess Diana

  • 5. 
    Number 1 ranked female Tennis Player. 
    • A. 

      Steffi Graff

    • B. 

      Anna Kournikova

    • C. 

      Serena Williams

  • 6. 
    English Nurse during the Crimean War.  Also known as "The Woman with the lamp."
    • A. 

      Judith Kensington

    • B. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • C. 

      Christina Edwards

  • 7. 
    The President and CEO of Yahoo.
    • A. 

      Michelle Reinz

    • B. 

      Ruth Henderson

    • C. 

      Carolan Bartz

  • 8. 
    Talk Show Host, and richest African American.
    • A. 

      Felicia Mabuza-Suttle

    • B. 

      Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu

    • C. 

      Oprah Winfrey

  • 9. 
    She is the Queen of 16 Countries.
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth II

    • C. 

      Queen Mary VI

  • 10. 
    She was the last person to rule Egypt as an Egyptian Pharaoh before it became a Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      Nefertiti

    • B. 

      Nitocris

    • C. 

      Cleopatra

  • 11. 
    One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary is known world wide.
    • A. 

      Pearl Jedds

    • B. 

      Anne Frank

    • C. 

      Cora Hings

  • 12. 
    What Black woman refused to give up her seat to a White man, in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955, thus sparking the civil rights movement of the following decade?
    • A. 

      Bessie Smith

    • B. 

      Billie Holiday

    • C. 

      Rosa Parks

  • 13. 
    Which year did some women gain the vote?
    • A. 

      1918

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1928

  • 14. 
    Girton College, in Cambridge University, was founded in 1858. Women were admitted, but what could they not do?
    • A. 

      Go to lectures

    • B. 

      Submit work for marking

    • C. 

      Gain a degree

  • 15. 
    Which scientist won two Nobel Prizes?
    • A. 

      Linda Buck

    • B. 

      Barbara McClintock

    • C. 

      Marie Curie