Women's History Month Quiz

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 174

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A brief Women's History Month quiz for Lathrop Hall 2008.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This famous Asian-American writer is known for her gripping and relatable text about the relationships between Chinese mothers and their fist generation American daughters. Some of her well known works include "The Joy Luck Club" and "The Bonesetter's Daughter." One of her books was even turned into a movie.
    • A. 

      Connie Chung

    • B. 

      Chien–Shiung Wu

    • C. 

      Amy Tan

    • D. 

      Sandra Oh

    • E. 

      Yvonne Lee

  • 2. 
    What woman newspaper publisher had such a strong reputation in the colonies that when Congress fled to Baltimore in 1776 they trusted her with the revolutionary task of printing the first copy of the Declaration of Independence that included the signers’ names?
    • A. 

      Mary Katherine Goddard

    • B. 

      Kay Graham

    • C. 

      Meg Whitman

    • D. 

      Catherine Elizabeth "Cathy" Hughes

    • E. 

      Cathleen Black

  • 3. 
    This famous woman founded the American Red Cross and made provisions to take care of Union soldiers during the civil war. She also helped document the 22,000 men killed or missing in action so their families could be notified.
    • A. 

      Florence Nightengale

    • B. 

      Jane Seymour

    • C. 

      Michaela Quinn

    • D. 

      Annie Oakley

    • E. 

      Clara Barton

  • 4. 
    Which mother led a 125–mile march of child workers all the way from the mills of Pennsylvania to President Theodore Roosevelt’s vacation home on Long Island to bring the evils of child labor to the attention of the president and the press?
    • A. 

      Mary McLeod Bethune

    • B. 

      Carrie Chapman Catt

    • C. 

      Betty Friedan

    • D. 

      Mary Harris Jones, aka "Mother" Jones

    • E. 

      Jane Addams

  • 5. 
    When the Mexican Revolution of 1910 reached the Texas border, she and her friends organized La Cruz Blanca, The White Cross, to take care of the wounded. They nursed people from both sides of the fighting. She was also known as a journalist and community activist. Who was she?
    • A. 

      Jovita Idar

    • B. 

      Aida Alvarez

    • C. 

      Julia Alvarez

    • D. 

      Muna Lee

    • E. 

      Dolores Huerta