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Famous Women Quiz

Women who have made a name for themselves in politics,writing, sport etc. 10 Questions.

 
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1

She was a major driving force behind new legislation to make the treatment of prisoners more humane.

  • Florence Nightingale
  • Elizabeth Fry
  • Emmeline Pankhurst

2

Who was the first woman to gain a medical qualification in Britain?

  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton

3

Who wrote "A Vindication of the Rights of Women"?

  • Margaret Drabble
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

4

She was the first woman figure skating champion and won a gold medal at the Olympics in 1908. Who is she?

  • Jayne Torvill
  • Mary Sinclair
  • Madge Cage Syers

5

Who was known as "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas"?

  • Sophie Tucker
  • Elizabeth Tilney
  • Hannah Snell

6

Who wrote "The Color Purple"?

  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Alice Walker
  • Nellie Bly

7

Who was the first woman to fly from Britain to Australia?

  • Beryl Markham
  • Amy Johnson
  • Sheila Scott

8

Who wrote under the pen name George Eliot?

  • Mary Ann Evans
  • Emily Bronte
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

9

Whose "Book of Household Management" was a best seller for many years?

  • Margaret Patten
  • Delia Smith
  • Isabella Beaton

10

A Political Activist and leader of the British Suffragettes. Who was she?

  • Florence Nightingale
  • Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Dorothea Beale

 

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