Quiz: The Pill At 50

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 77

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The Economist has touted the Pill as the most important scientific advancement of the 20th century. From being accused of promoting promiscuity to being lauded for allowing more women to join the work force – the Pill has forever changed the way women plan their lives. Did you know that The Pill was the first medicine to be designed for people who were not sick? Take our fast and fun quiz to find out more as we celebrate 50 years of the Pill.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the Pill help with?
    • A. 

      Preventing migraines

    • B. 

      The rights of women

    • C. 

      Stabilizing marriages

    • D. 

      Dieting

  • 2. 
    In the 1800’s, the average American woman gave birth 7 times. What was the average birth number in the 1900’s?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      1

  • 3. 
    What do dates, honey and crocodile dung have in common?
    • A. 

      They all smell great

    • B. 

      They are a great source of nutrition

    • C. 

      They are all part of an alternate form of contraception

    • D. 

      They are all ingredients in the latest cupcake craze

  • 4. 
    100 million worldwide take the pill each morning, how many women worldwide want it, but don’t have access to it?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      215 million

    • C. 

      50 million

    • D. 

      None, it’s available to everyone who wants it

  • 5. 
    What percentage of pregnancies worldwide are unplanned?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      0%

  • 6. 
    Access to contraception could:
    • A. 

      Reduce maternal death globally by one-third

    • B. 

      Increase the number of women in college

    • C. 

      Allow women to make more choices

    • D. 

      All of the above

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