Women in History 4

Published: Friday 12th June 2020A free quiz about famous women in history
  1. In which year did Valentina Tereshkova become the first woman in space?
  2. Marie Antoinette was the wife of which French King?
  3. To which organisation did Beatrix Potter bequeath over 4000 acres of countryside?
  4. Who captained the England women's cricket team to victory in the 1973 World Cup?
  5. Which woman was the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt?
  6. Which French singer was known as "The Little Sparrow"?
  7. Which 17 year old schoolgirl was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014?
  8. On which denomination of English bank note did prison reformer Elizabeth Fry appear?
  9. Which woman was the only designer to be listed in the Time magazine list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th Century?
  10. Which Argentinian First Lady was written about in an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?
  11. Which novel by a female writer was voted in 2005 as the best British novel of all time?
  12. On which British islands did Grace Darling assist in the rescue of survivors of the Forfarshire shipwreck of 1838?
  13. Who did actress Grace Kelly marry in 1956?
  14. Mary Wollstonecraft was the mother of which female novelist?
  15. Who was the first female to hold the office of US Secretary of State?
  16. Which British nurse was found guilty of treason in WWI and executed by the Germans?
  17. Which British author is considered to be the best selling author of all time?
  18. Which Russian ballerina had a dessert named after her in the 1920s?
  19. Often referred to as the "Queen of the Waves", which stretch of water was Gertrude Ederle the first woman to swim across in 1926?
  20. What was the name of the first Briton to go into space?
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