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The Ultimate Famous Women Trivia Quiz!

Do you know your legendary women? Your Marie Curies from your Amelia Earharts? Then test your skills and take the quiz!

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In 1903, Marie Curie was the first woman awarded a Nobel Prize for her incredible work in what?

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What incredibly brave thing did activist Rosa Parks do in 1955 to spark the civil rights movement? 

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Which famous founder of modern nursing was nicknamed 'the Lady with the Lamp'?

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Which gifted mathematician who lived between 1815-1852 is considered to be the world's first computer programmer? 

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Who wrote the famous book 'Frankenstein'? 

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What did the British warrior queen Boudicca famously do? 

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Amelia Earhart – the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean – disappeared while flying around the world in what year? 

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Who was the final ruler of Egypt’s Ptolemaic dynasty, famed for her beauty and shrewd politics? 

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Which French military leader and strategist led an army aged only 16? 

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What movement did Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai found? 

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Which controversial novelist was an influential founder of the literary set the Bloomsbury Group? 

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Who is this – Mexico's most famous artist?

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What did French Feminist Simone de Beauvoir famously say? 

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Pride & Prejudice was written by which famous author? 

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Who is this seminal 1980s hip hop act?

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Amazing! You got a PERFECT Score! Well done, you really know your history and a lot about some of the amazing women who formed it. An INCREDIBLE result, good job!

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Pretty good! Though not a totally PERFECT score – when it comes to famous women you certainly know your stuff. Impressive result, good job!

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Not So Hot! Don't feel bad, however – this was a pretty tough quiz! Never mind, why not read up about some of our amazing women from the past, and retake the quiz?

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Oh Dear! You're a little rusty when it comes to womens' history but that's okay. This was a hard quiz! Why not do some background reading and try again?

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