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The women who have made a difference. Whether they be suffragettes or courtesans, political leaders or warrior queens, authors or nurses you will find their stories here.   

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trivia quiz  Love, Generally cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 10 10

You may remember them for their military prowess, but these women knew the gentler side of some of the most famous military leaders through the ages.
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looney_tunes editor
Jan 10 10
9513 plays
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match quiz  Best of the Best: American Female Reformers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 25 17

In the United States, March is set aside to celebrate National Women's History Month. What do you know about these famous reformers? Can you match the following ladies with their descriptions?
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ponycargirl editor
Mar 25 17
420 plays
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trivia quiz  15 Real Life Muses cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, jouen58, Jul 30 03

The nine Muses of Greek mythology inspired artists, musicians, poets, and writers. These 15 real-life women provided similar inspiration to the men in their lives. Enjoy!
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jouen58
Jul 30 03
2808 plays
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trivia quiz  Wonderful Women of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Oct 26 09

Throughout history, women have faced adversity and derision when they chose to engage in what were typically considered 'men's' professions. Thanks to their perseverance and fortitude, many advances were made in acceptance and tolerance.
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beergirllaura
Oct 26 09
3180 plays
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trivia quiz  Beauty and the Feast cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Oct 20 14

Here are ten famous women chefs who can cook their way out of any battle. Of course, we ought to know their secret weapons.
Average
trident editor
Oct 20 14
729 plays
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trivia quiz  He Done Her Wrong cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 19 14

Women throughout the ages and the men that did them wrong.
Average
wjames gold member
Jan 19 14
1902 plays
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trivia quiz  The Rose cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jun 16 12

All of these famous women have a rose cultivar named after them. Can you smell their scent and guess which women it is by the clues given?
Average
Plodd
Jun 16 12
1377 plays
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photo quiz  Best of the Best: Women in Science cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 09 16

Throughout history, women have made important contributions in the field of science. See if you can answer these questions concerning the work of some very impressive female scientists.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 09 16
468 plays
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trivia quiz  The Bachelorette cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Dec 15 15

Looking for a new quiz to write, I found the "Not Quite Reality TV Challenge" in the Author's Lounge. That motivated me to write this quiz about a few unmarried women who, one way or another, have impacted many people's lives.
Average
mlcmlc gold member
Dec 15 15
411 plays
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match quiz  Lady Lazarus cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 20 17

All the women featured in this match quiz (inspired by Sylvia Plath's poem of the same title) managed to beat difficult odds at some point in their lives, rising from the ashes like the phoenix mentioned at the end of the poem.
Very Easy
LadyNym gold member
Jan 20 17
639 plays
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trivia quiz  She Said...What? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Midget40, Jan 01 18

Many women are famous for the quotes that they have made throughout the years. These are just a few by women of different ages, races and cultural backgrounds that have stood the test of time.
Easy
Midget40 gold member
Jan 01 18
552 plays
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trivia quiz  Then I Saw Her Mace cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Aug 17 15

...now I'm a believer. With apologies to the Monkees, this quiz is about women warriors, pirates and freedom fighters. It would have been best not to have gotten on their bad side! Let's see how many you can identify.
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CmdrK gold member
Aug 17 15
408 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Women of the Past and Present cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jiujitsu_rocks, Mar 05 07

Okay, this is my first quiz. I tried to make a mix of easy and more difficult questions. Hope you all like it!
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jiujitsu_rocks
Mar 05 07
6588 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Nurses cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, heavensarrow, May 06 08

Test your knowledge on these wonderful nurses. You may be surprised just who were nurses and what they contributed to the field.
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heavensarrow
May 06 08
2037 plays
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trivia quiz  Where No Woman Has Gone Before cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 04 13

Here are ten women who became famous when they became the first women to achieve a notable feat. They all went somewhere or did something no woman had ever done before.
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Nov 04 13
1071 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Memorable Mothers cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, jouen58, May 08 04

In honor of Mother's Day, a quiz about several notable mothers who left their imprint on history, religion and the arts. Enjoy, and good luck!
Tough
jouen58
May 08 04
2793 plays
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trivia quiz  The Above Rubies Awards for 2005 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, Feb 14 05

If the award doesn't sound familiar, that's because I have just created it to honor women in ten different fields who should be more famous than they are. How many do you know? (Be advised that this quiz can be regarded as Americacentric.)
Tough
LilahDeDah
Feb 14 05
1059 plays
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trivia quiz  Mirror, Mirror On the Wall cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tiye, Jun 20 14

"Who's the Fairest of Them All"? A mirror's memoir of the beautiful women it reflected through the ages, mythical, imaginary or real.
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tiye gold member
Jun 20 14
861 plays
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trivia quiz  The Facts of Wife cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Limba, Jun 17 12

Do you really know women? Then what do you know about these famous women?
Average
Limba
Jun 17 12
2223 plays
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trivia quiz  She's so MEAN! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Feb 05 13

Money, power, influence, fame ... Each of these women is a fat cat, a woman of means. You know who I'm talking 'bout.
Average
Godwit gold member
Feb 05 13
1131 plays
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trivia quiz  The Snows of Yesteryear 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adam36, Apr 30 13

Who are the women, the "snows", that Francois Villon recalls in his haunting 15th century poem. Join me in a quiz to recall these legendary women.
Average
adam36 gold member
Apr 30 13
432 plays
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trivia quiz  Women in History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, jill-geo, Apr 08 06

Famous women, with a slight British bias. :)
Tough
jill-geo
Apr 08 06
1773 plays
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trivia quiz  The Right Woman 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, faith177, Apr 22 13

There have been many wonderful, interesting women throughout time. Use the clues and guess which woman I am talking about.
Easy
faith177
Apr 22 13
2229 plays
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trivia quiz  Material Girl 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shorthumbz, Aug 20 13

Madonna made the term "Material Girl" famous. What about other Material Girls throughout history and popular culture? Can you identify these famous ladies from a list of some of the people and things they famously "acquired"?
Average
shorthumbz gold member
Aug 20 13
834 plays
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trivia quiz  A Few Minor Corrections: Famous Female Editors 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, Nov 02 04

Although most of these American women are better known for other accomplishments, they each wielded the editor's blue pencil at one time or another. I surmise that they found it both challenging and rewarding.
Average
LilahDeDah
Nov 02 04
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Left on the Shelf 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, balaton, Oct 20 14

Ladies often stay unwed, Perhaps unasked, perhaps they choose- But never, never, be it said To live unpartnered is to lose! These ladies' spheres were not the same. How many of them can you name?
Easy
balaton
Oct 20 14
849 plays
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trivia quiz  Mary Me? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 16 13

The primary connection between the people featured in this quiz is that their name is Mary. Some are more famous than others. Some are known for who they are and some for the events in which they were involved.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
May 16 13
1344 plays
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trivia quiz  She's In Charge 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, foil7, Mar 24 16

Many important women in history are known for political work while others are remembered for being pioneers in a certain area, leading to other people following their ways.
Easy
foil7
Mar 24 16
693 plays
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trivia quiz  Who's Your Mama? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Blindlady-27, Aug 18 09

I had such fun with creating my "I Remember Martha" quiz, I thought I would move onto other "M" words. Here is a quiz about real life mothers.
Average
Blindlady-27 gold member
Aug 18 09
1842 plays
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trivia quiz  Courageous Women in War and Peace 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Serenesh, May 06 18

Here is a quiz about a few of the brave women I admire. I hope you find it interesting and fun.
Easy
Serenesh
May 06 18
225 plays
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