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Historical People VI: Women in History

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Historical People VI Women in History game quiz
"A quiz by request, dedicated to historical women who made history."

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1. This female Egyptian pharoah led Egypt to prosperity with numerous building projects, increased trade routes and funded an expedition to the Land of Punt. Many trees were brought back from this expedition, and resulted in the first documented attempted to plant foreign trees on another land's soil.
    Sobekneferu
    Cleopatra VII
    Hatshepsut
    Cleopatra VI


2. This young female war hero and Catholic saint claimed to be led by God. Under her leadership France saw many victories against England in the Hundred Years' War. Sadly, she died young at the age of nineteen.
    Joan of Arc
    Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
    Mother Teresa
    Alice Liddell


3. This Celtic queen of the Iceni led an uprising against the mighty Roman Empire.
    Cassandra
    Andromeda
    Boudica
    Clytemnestra


4. This Russian queen ruled for 34 years, and was considered an enlightened ruler, she worked to modernize Russia and even pushed for the colonization of Alaska. During her reign Russia saw much territorial expansion, adding roughly 200,000 square miles to its territory.
    Isabelle the Great
    Elizabeth of Russia
    Anna of Russia
    Catherine the Great


5. This female pirate was the scourge of the sea, if you were French. Her nickname was the Lioness of Brittany.
    Lady Elizabeth Killigrew
    Jeanne de Clisson
    Jacquotte Delahaye
    Anne Dieu-le-Veut


6. This female half of an infamous duo of bank robbers roamed the United States during the Great Depression, she and her partner were eventually killed in the state of Louisiana.
    Bonnie Clyde
    Bonnie Parker
    Jane Austen
    Emma Krause


7. This English queen was known as "The Virgin Queen" and was also the last queen of the Tudor dynasty.
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Anne Boleyn
    Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen Victoria


8. This woman was a prominent advocate of Civil Rights, fighting for women's rights. She died at the age of 86.
    Clara Barton
    Rosa Parks
    Nancy Drew
    Susan B. Anthony


9. This was the first women to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, and the first aviatrix (female aviator) to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
    Amelia Earhart
    Alice Paul
    Clara Barton
    Lucy Burns


10. Marilyn Monroe wasn't always called by that name, she was born with a different name, what was it?
    Answer: (First Name, before baptism)


11. This woman is the only woman in China's vast history to be known as Empress Regnant.
    Empress Wu Zetian
    Empress Wang
    PrincessTaiping
    Empress Wei


12. This woman founded the American Red Cross.
    Betsy Ross
    Susan B. Anthony
    Clara Barton
    Norma Jeane Baker


13. This great and mighty female samurai was a concubine of Minamoto no Yoshinaka and is believed to have fought in the Genpei War (1180-1185).
    Akiko Yamamoto
    Tomoe Gozen
    Hangaku Gozen
    Wu Zetian


14. This Biblical prostitute is known for her assistance to the Israelites in their siege of Jericho, and the red cord she hung out of her window.
    Naamah the Ammonite
    Bathsheba
    Rahab
    Eve


15. This great Queen of Palmyra led a revolt against the Roman Empire.
    Zenobia
    Semiramis
    Cleopatra VII
    Dido


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