Women in History - 5

Published: Saturday 5th June 2021A free history quiz about famous women and their lives.
  1. In which country would you find Mother Theresa airport?
  2. Who in 1979 became Britain's first female Prime Minister?
  3. What was the title of the only novel written by Emily Bronte?
  4. Who in 1532 became the second wife of Henry VIII?
  5. What was the name of the business started by Anita Roddick in 1979?
  6. In which area of the arts did Anna Pavlova gain fame?
  7. Of which football club is celebrity chef Delia Smith a major supporter?
  8. Who in 1983 became the first American woman in space?
  9. In which year did Angela Merkel become the first female Chancellor of Germany?
  10. Which female author wrote the Mallory Towers series of children's books?
  11. In which British graveyard was Pocahontas buried in 1617?
  12. To which role was Carol Ann Duffy appointed to in 2009, the first woman to hold it?
  13. Under which Prime Minister did Barbara Castle serve as Minister of Transport?
  14. Who was the author of the Harry Potter series of books?
  15. Who was the author of the classic horror story "Frankenstein"?
  16. Which fashion designer is given credit for introducing the mini-skirt and hot pants?
  17. Who in 1990 became the first female President of Ireland?
  18. Which American anthropologist wrote the 1938 work "Coming of Age in Samoa"?
  19. Who was the longest serving Russian monarch?
  20. Who went from being the youngest actress to win an Oscar to being US Ambassador to Ghana?
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