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TWC: Women's History Triva Contest

Question 1 of 20

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Who was the first woman to run for President?

Select one of the following:

  • Victoria Woodhull

  • Sonia Johnson

  • Belva Ann Lockwood

  • Linda Jenness

Explanation

Question 2 of 20

1

In what year did American women win the right to vote?

Select one of the following:

  • 1875

  • 1930

  • 1920

  • 1905

Explanation

Question 3 of 20

1

Jeanette Rankin was the first woman elected to what?

Select one of the following:

  • Supreme Court Judge

  • US Congress

  • Governor

  • Mayor

Explanation

Question 4 of 20

1

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to:

Select one of the following:

  • Own a business

  • Be ordained a minister

  • Win a gold medal in the Olympics

  • Earn a medical degree in the US

Explanation

Question 5 of 20

1

In 1932, Amelia Earhart was the first woman to:

Select one of the following:

  • Fly solo across the Atlantic

  • Fly a plane

  • Fly solo around the world

  • Fly in the Air Force

Explanation

Question 6 of 20

1

Who was the first woman to be U.S. Secretary of State?

Select one of the following:

  • Carol Moseley Braun

  • Elizabeth Dole

  • Condoleezza Rice

  • Madeleine Albright

Explanation

Question 7 of 20

1

Who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Select one of the following:

  • Oprah Winfrey

  • Jane Addams

  • Emily Greene Balch

  • Jody Williams

Explanation

Question 8 of 20

1

When were Woman first allowed to compete in Olympic track and field events?

Select one of the following:

  • 1928

  • 1920

  • 1900

  • 1888

Explanation

Question 9 of 20

1

In 1884, who addressed The House of Representatives arguing for an amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote?

Select one of the following:

  • Alice Blackwell

  • Jane Addams

  • Belva Lockwood

  • Susan B Anthony

Explanation

Question 10 of 20

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Select one of the following:

  • Colorado

  • Wyoming

  • California

  • Utah

Explanation

Question 11 of 20

1

Gertrude Ederle is best know as the first woman to do what?

Select one of the following:

  • Ride in the Tour de France

  • Swim the English channel

  • Climb Mt. Everest

  • Sail around the world

Explanation

Question 12 of 20

1

Who was the first female member of the Supreme Court?

Select one of the following:

  • Sonia Sotomayor

  • Sandra Day O'Connor

  • Carol Moseley

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Explanation

Question 13 of 20

1

Who was the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature?

Select one of the following:

  • Alice Walker

  • Tayari Jones

  • Suzan-Lori Parks

  • Toni Morrison

Explanation

Question 14 of 20

1

Sally Ride is most famous for being the first woman to do what?

Select one of the following:

  • On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space as a crew member on Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7.

  • CEO of a Fortune 500 Company

  • Win 5 gold medals

  • Race in NASCAR

Explanation

Question 15 of 20

1

Whose dedication to helping girls reach their full potential led her to create the Girls Scouts?

Select one of the following:

  • Linda G Alvarado

  • Juliette Gordon Low

  • Annie Jump Cannon

  • Julia Morgan

Explanation

Question 16 of 20

1

Who created Sesame Street, the most successful children’s television show in history?

Select one of the following:

  • Joan Ganz Cooney

  • Dolores Huerta

  • Marian Wright Edelman

  • Maria Tallchief

Explanation

Question 17 of 20

1

Who was the first known American woman to advocate for women’s right to vote?

Select one of the following:

  • Abigail Adams

  • Susan B Anthony

  • Eliza Pickney

  • Sarah J Hale

Explanation

Question 18 of 20

1

What female ex-slave developed effective war and espionage strategies long before women served in the military?

Select one of the following:

  • Harriet Tubman

  • Ann Cunningham

  • Dorthy Dix

  • Elizabeth Stanton

Explanation

Question 19 of 20

1

What Civil War nurse founded the American Red Cross?

Select one of the following:

  • Clara Barton

  • Mother Theresa

  • Jane Frost

  • Sarah Parker

Explanation

Question 20 of 20

1

Who was America’s first female self-made millionaire?

Select one of the following:

  • Madam C. J. Walker

  • Elizabeth Jane Cochran

  • Nellie Bly

  • Sinrock Mary

Explanation