Women in History - 3

Published: Monday 22nd July 2019A free quiz about women and their role in history.
  1. What was the maiden name of Jackie Kennedy?
  2. Which two Kings of England were sons of Eleanor of Aquitaine?
  3. Where in 1820 was Florence Nightingale born?
  4. What was the name of the young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her experiences in World War 2?
  5. Libby Lane, the first Bishop appointed by the Church of England is the Bishop of where?
  6. Which female jazz singer was nicknamed "Lady Day"?
  7. Which Minister of Transport introduced the breath test and the 70 mph speed limit on British roads?
  8. Who was the last Tudor monarch of England?
  9. Who in 1919 became the first woman to take her seat in the British parliament?
  10. Of which tribe was Boudica the leader?
  11. Of which British King was Nell Gwynne a long term mistress?
  12. In which area of the arts did Dame Clara Butt gain fame?
  13. Who in 1987 became the first female inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
  14. In which French city was Joan of Arc burnt at the stake?
  15. The musical "Annie Get Your Gun" is loosely based on the life of which wild west sharpshooter?
  16. Which woman headed the British "secret service", MI5 from 1992 to 1996?
  17. Which former Vice Presidential candidate was the first woman Governor of Alaska?
  18. Which female writer wrote "Mrs Dalloway" and "To the Lighthouse"?
  19. Who in 2007 became the first British woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
  20. Who wrote the novel "The Color Purple", on which the 11 time Oscar nominated movie was based?
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