Quiz: Famous Females In History


“Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.” -Queen Elizabeth I

Famous women in history. Famous women in history quiz. This is a history quiz that will determine how well you know women in history.

 Mar 18, 2016
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Which Egyptian made big shows of splendor, identified herself with goddesses Isis and Aphrodite and defended Egypt from the Romans?
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She was the first female scientist to receive the Nobel Prize for physics and chemistry and died of radiation poisoning.
Marie Curie
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
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Which famous Civil Rights crusader used civil disobedience to fight segregation by refusing to obey Jim Crow Laws, such as giving up her seat on a bus?
Mary McLoed Bethune
Ida B. Wells
Rosa Parks
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This escapee of slavery traveled the United States as an advocate for the disenfranchised, using her wit and fearless speech to fight for human rights.
Harriet Tubman
Sojourner Truth
Margaret Garner
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Who was the Warrior Queen who fought British rule in India after the death of her husband in the 1850’s?
Maharani Gayatri Devi
Noor Inayat Khan
The rani of Jhansi, Lakshmibai
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Which popular First Lady of Argentina and former actress preferred to be known as “Evita” and did as much as she could to help the poor?
Eva Tanguay
Eva Mylott
Eva Peron
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Who was the first woman in space?
Valentina Tereshkova
Sally Ride
Kalpana Chawla
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