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Trivia Questions

  1. Who wrote The Female Eunuch - a 1970 book and important text in the feminist movement?
  2. International Women's Day is a global holiday which is celebrated annually in which month?
  3. What is the last name of Emmeline, who was a British political activist best remembered for organizing the UK suffragette movement and helping women win the right to vote?
  4. In 2021 what was Rachael Blackmore's biggest claim to fame?
  5. In 1968, 850 women machinists at the Ford factory in which English town famously went on strike over equal pay?




  6. Which pop group introduced the phenomenon of "Girl Power"?
  7. Which country was the first to grant women the right to vote?
  8. In September 2018, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern made United Nations history by bringing what to the general assembly meeting?
  9. Mary Wollstonecraft is regarded as one of the founding feminist philosophers, she died days after giving birth to her second daughter who went on to write which very famous book?
  10. Generally regarded as a feminist icon, who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
  11. In which year did Margaret Thatcher become the first female Prime Minister of the UK?
  12. In 1921, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win which prize?
  13. In which country did Sirimavo Bandaranaike become the first female elected Prime Minister of a sovereign country in 1960?
  14. Which 1930s Hollywood actress wore men's suits during a time where it was considered extremely scandalous and famously said: "I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men."?
  15. Which American writer and activist wrote The Feminine Mystique in 1963, which is often credited for sparking the second wave of feminism that began in the 1960s?
  16. Which feminist dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood was published in 1985?
  17. Can you name the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two sciences?
  18. Can you name the first woman to have flown in space?
  19. In 2019 Fallon Sharrock became the first woman to win a match in the world championships of which sport?
  20. Known for her peaceful protests and also a voice for gender equality, who wrote the 1972 essay, "The Feminization of Society"?
  21. In 1982, which feminist and author of the novel The Color Purple coined the term 'womanist' to mean "A black feminist or feminist of color"?
  22. Which young English actress, an outspoken feminist well known for her women's rights work, was appointed a UN Women Goodwill ambassador in 2014?
  23. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a degree in which subject?
  24. Which female campaigner for eugenics and women's rights founded the first birth control clinic in Britain?
  25. Which suffragette died after being hit by King George V's horse when she walked onto the track during the 1913 Derby?
  26. Which American female lawyer and activist said: "We've got a responsibility to live up to the legacy of those who came before us by doing all that we can to help those who come after us."?

Answers:

  1. Germaine Greer
  2. March (March 8)
  3. Pankhurst
  4. First female jockey to win the Grand National
  5. Dagenham
  6. Spice Girls
  7. New Zealand (in 1893)
  8. Her baby
  9. Frankenstein (written by Mary Shelley)
  10. Amelia Earhart
  11. 1979
  12. Pulitzer Prize
  13. Sri Lanka
  14. Marlene Dietrich
  15. Betty Friedan
  16. The Handmaid’s Tale
  17. Marie Curie
  18. Valentina Tereshkova
  19. Darts
  20. Yoko Ono (Yoko Ono Lennon)





  21. Alice Walker
  22. Emma Watson
  23. Medicine
  24. Marie Stopes
  25. Emily Davison
  26. Michelle Obama