Women In Higher Education

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Education Quizzes & Trivia

Take a short quiz based on the time line to check your understanding of women's history in higher education.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what era(s) did a passionate religious revival give women more purpose and freedom in participating in activities of established churches?
    • A. 

      1660-1690

    • B. 

      1700-1750

    • C. 

      1800-1830

    • D. 

      1950-2000

  • 2. 
    Which institution of higher education was the first to allow women to attend?
    • A. 

      Litchfield Female Academy

    • B. 

      Troy Female Seminary

    • C. 

      Oberlin College

    • D. 

      Mount Holyoke

  • 3. 
    Much of the schooling available for females throughout the 1800's was to train single women to become
  • 4. 
    In what period of time did women's enrollment in higher education institutions decrease?
    • A. 

      Early 1900s

    • B. 

      Mid-1900s

    • C. 

      Late 1900s

    • D. 

      Early 2000s

  • 5. 
    Today, who earns more degrees in the United States?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women