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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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1
Love, Generally 15 questions

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
9264 plays
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Best of the Best: American Female Reformers 10 questions

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?
Easy
ponycargirl
Mar 25 17
318 plays
3
Beauty and the Feast 10 questions

Here are ten famous women chefs who can cook their way out of any battle. Of course, we ought to know their secret weapons.
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trident
654 plays
4
He Done Her Wrong 10 questions

Women throughout the ages and the men that did them wrong.
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wjames
1770 plays
5
Wonderful Women of the World 10 questions

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
2961 plays
6
The Bachelorette 10 questions

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.
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mlcmlc
315 plays
7
15 Real Life Muses 15 questions

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
2736 plays
8
Lady Lazarus 10 questions

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
Jan 20 17
303 plays
9
The Rose 10 questions

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?
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Plodd
1335 plays
10
Then I Saw Her Mace 10 questions

...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.
Tough
CmdrK
378 plays
11
Famous Nurses 10 questions

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
1914 plays
12
Best of the Best: Women in Science 10 questions

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.
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ponycargirl
369 plays
13
Famous Women of the Past and Present 10 questions

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
6369 plays
14
The Above Rubies Awards for 2005 10 questions

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.)
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LilahDeDah
1041 plays
15
Where No Woman Has Gone Before 10 questions

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.
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dcpddc478
1047 plays
16
Mirror, Mirror On the Wall 10 questions

"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
810 plays
17
Women in History 10 questions

Famous women, with a slight British bias. :)
Tough
jill-geo
1749 plays
18
The Facts of Wife 10 questions

Do you really know women? Then what do you know about these famous women?
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Limba
2190 plays
19
She's so MEAN! 10 questions

Money, power, influence, fame ... Each of these women is a fat cat, a woman of means. You know who I'm talking 'bout.
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Godwit
1104 plays
20
A Few Minor Corrections: Famous Female Editors 10 questions

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.
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LilahDeDah
564 plays
21
She's In Charge 10 questions

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
597 plays
22
The Right Woman 10 questions

There have been many wonderful, interesting women throughout time. Use the clues and guess which woman I am talking about.
Easy
faith177
2058 plays
23
Material Girl 10 questions

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"?
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shorthumbz
801 plays
24
Left on the Shelf 10 questions

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?
Very Easy
balaton
777 plays
25
Extraordinary Women of the 20th Century: Part II 10 questions

Can you identify the field in which these ten extraordinary ladies excelled during the 20th century?
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zambesi
Sep 24 16
480 plays
26
Not So Ladylike Ladies 10 questions

Sometimes a lady gets bored with convention.
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Tigerlily2kx
537 plays
27
Mary Me? 10 questions

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.
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EnglishJedi
1329 plays
28
Who's Your Mama? 10 questions

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.
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Blindlady-27
1818 plays
29
Ten Memorable Mothers 10 questions

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
2550 plays
30
The 2006 Above Rubies Awards 10 questions

Welcome to this year's awards, which honor women from more than a dozen nations who have made our world more just, more beautiful and more inspiring.
Tough
LilahDeDah
648 plays
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