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Famous Women Quiz Questions I

  1. Which suffragette stepped in front of King George V's horse Anmer at the Epsom Derby on 4 June 1913 and suffered fatal injuries?

  2. In 1975: Junko Tabei, first woman to achieve?
  3. Marie Curie discovery of two elements, can you name both?
  4. In 1955, Rosa Parks ('The First Lady of Civil Rights') became famous for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger in which American city?
  5. American singer, songwriter and actress Beyonce was born and raised in which city?
  6. Which actress became the first to win a Best Actress Academy Award for a non-English language performance with her 1961 role in Two Women?
  7. Who said: 'I married beneath me. All women do.'?
  8. Who is generally regarded as the richest self-made woman in America?
  9. Can you name the first American woman to become an astronaut?
  10. Who was Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1952?
  11. Sometimes regarded as the Queen of Rock n' Roll, who is best known for her work as the front-woman of Fleetwood Mac?
  12. Which former slave became such a famous and succesful female abolitionist that it gained her the name 'Moses of Her People'?


  1. Emily Davison

  2. Climb Mount Everest
  3. Polonium and radium
  4. Montgomery, Alabama
  5. Houston, Texas
  6. Sophia Loren
  7. Lady Nancy Astor
  8. Oprah Winfrey
  9. Sally Ride
  10. Queen Elizabeth II
  11. Stevie Nicks
  12. Harriet Tubman

Famous Females Quiz Questions II

  1. Which American state is named after a British queen?
  2. Brigitte Bardot became world-famous in 1957 after starring in which controversial film?
  3. In 1926, what was Gertrude Ederle the first woman to do?
  4. Mother Teresa is known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of where?
  5. Who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
  6. Her C.V. reads former managing director of Birmingham City F.C. and Small Business Ambassador to the UK Government under David Cameron; who is she?
  7. Which country nusic singer-songwriter is sometimes known as The Coal Miner's Daughter?
  8. Which country was first in the world to have a femlae prime minister?
  9. On which denomination British bank notes did the following ladies feature on: (a)Florence Nightingale (1975 - 1994), and (b)Elizabeth Fry (2002 - 2017)?
  10. In the entertainment business how is Robyn Fenty better known?
  11. Nicole Kidman won a Best Actress Oscar for portraying which English writer in the 2002 film The Hours?
  12. What was the occupation of Mary Read in the early 18th century?
  13. Who was known for her catch-phrases 'walkies' and 'sit' in the eearly 1980s?
  14. Who was the youngest of the famous Bronte sisters?


  1. Virginia
  2. And God Created Woman

  3. Swim across the English Channel
  4. Calcutta (she was born Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Skopje which 'was then' part of Albania)
  5. Amelia Earhart
  6. Karren Brady
  7. Loretta Lynn
  8. Sri Lanka (which was then called Ceylon. Her name was Sirimavo Bandaranaike.)
  9. (a)£10, (b)£5
  10. Rihanna
  11. Virginia Woolf
  12. She was a pirate
  13. Barbara Woodhouse
  14. Anne

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