Women in History 2

Published: Wednesday 10th October 2018A free history quiz about famous women and their lives.
  1. Who is the only woman to have gained two Nobel awards?
  2. In which city would you find Anne Frank's house?
  3. Who did Elizabeth I follow to the throne?
  4. Under what pseudonym did Emily Bronte first publish her novel "Wuthering Heights"?
  5. Who succeeded Mary Robinson in 1997 to become the second woman President of Ireland?
  6. Which French heroine was known as the "Maid of Orleans"?
  7. Who was the first female speaker of the House of Commons?
  8. Who wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?
  9. Whose face was said to have launched a thousand ships?
  10. As at 2016 which female artist has sold the most records?
  11. In which National Park did author Beatrix Potter produce the original drawings for Peter Rabbit?
  12. What was the title of the book by Germaine Greer that in 1970 became pivotable to the feminist movement?
  13. Which constituency did Margaret Thatcher represent when she became Prime Minister in 1979?
  14. By what name is frontierswoman Martha Jane Cannary better known?
  15. Who in 1938 became the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
  16. According to the Bible who was the first person to see Jesus after the Resurrection?
  17. One of the most influential women in America today, what is the name of Oprah Winfrey's production company?
  18. How did Virginia Woolf take her own life?
  19. During which conflict did Florence Nightingale develop her nursing techniques?
  20. How many Oscars did Ingrid Bergman win ?
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