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The British Suffragettes Quiz

100 years ago this month militant suffragettes went on the rampage in the West End of London. How much do you know about them? 10 Questions.

 
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Who was the leader of the British Suffragette movement?

  • Angela Parker
  • Annie Preston
  • Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Evelyn Price

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How many women were arrested during the British suffragettes demonstration in London's West End in March 1912?

  • More than 100
  • More than 120
  • More than 130
  • More than 140

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What was the official name of the movement Emmeline Pankhurst founded before they became know as suffragettes?

  • The Women's Social & Political Union
  • The Women's Labour Movement
  • Women's Liberation
  • Women's Emergency Corps

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What year was the Women's Social & Political Union formed by British suffragettes?

  • 1899
  • 1900
  • 1902
  • 1903

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Who gave the protesting British women the title of suffragettes?

  • The Police
  • Daily Mail
  • Politicians
  • Miners

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What actions did militant suffragettes take in Britain?

  • Chained themselves to railings
  • Set fire to letter box contents
  • Smashed windows
  • All the above

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What was one of the main aims of British suffragettes?

  • Equal pay
  • Family allowance
  • Votes for women
  • Unemployment benefit

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Where did the suffragette movement originate?

  • France
  • Britain
  • Germany
  • America

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How did British suffragettes protest if they were sent to prison?

  • Went on hunger strike
  • Refused to speak
  • Refused to wash
  • Became violent to prison staff

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When did the British suffragettes get the right for all women over the age of 21 to vote?

  • 1921
  • 1924
  • 1926
  • 1928

 

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