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1 A Sorry State of Affairs
Liaisons and love triangles. Some are salacious, some are romantic, and some change history. This is a quiz about love affairs that have had an impact on the course of human events.
Average
10 Q
Sparroc
Nov 01 11
2865 plays
2 High Maintenance Women in "Herstory"
In one way or another, aren't we ALL high maintenance? These ten ladies, though, were perhaps just a bit more so. Enjoy the excess!
Very Difficult
10 Q
LilahDeDah
Aug 19 04
7587 plays
3 Killer Queens
This is a quiz on queens and other female ruler's who were noteworthy for death, destruction or strange behavior when it comes to death. Some of these women were real, some mythical, and some fictional. Lets look at women corrupted by power or madness.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jan 30 10
1605 plays
4 Daughters of H.E.L.L.
Lysa's daughter recently joined H.E.L.L. (Helping Evil Little Ladies). But, a bit skeptical of the organization's success rate, Lysa has been reading up on former group members. Let's see what she has discovered.
Average
10 Q
beergirllaura
Nov 01 11
534 plays
5 Harlots, Bawds, and Concubines (Oh My!)
A shameless attempt to attract players, you say? Well, so it is, but it may interest you to know what some practitioners of the World's Oldest Profession achieved outside the bedroom. Play on!
Difficult
10 Q
jouen58
Sep 19 04
2097 plays
6 Female Assassins
The role of assassin has usually been identified as predominantly male. However, there have been a surprising number of female assassins. Can you identify them?
Difficult
10 Q
pshelton
Mar 31 08
1095 plays
7 Jezebel
Very simply put, this is a quiz about 'fallen women', courtesans, and women of dubious reputations. As with many people from history, the story about them and their actions are often exaggerated or sometimes misconstrued.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 20 11
735 plays
8 She's a Femme Fatale
The femme fatale has been a stock character in books, plays, and movies for centuries. How much do you know about these real and fictional femme fatales?
Average
10 Q
JaAmCaJo13
Jul 17 09
1512 plays
9 Little Miss Bossy
Women rule! Well, perhaps not all of us, but the ladies in this quiz were quite definitely in charge.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Nov 30 11
630 plays
10 Demimondaines of the 19th Century
Glamour, glitz, fame, diamonds, champagne in slippers, princes at their feet ... These women had all of this and more. Who were they?
Average
10 Q
sofarsogood
Sep 25 09
2148 plays
11 History's Notorious Women
They were strong, bold, and controversial. Each has made a name for herself in history. See how many of these women you can identify.
Average
10 Q
nmerr
Jun 22 11
1344 plays
12 Wicked Women in History
Ever since Eve, women have been causing all sorts of mischief in the world. Here are some of the very worst. Can you identify them?
Difficult
15 Q
daver852
May 28 03
3750 plays
13 People Say I'm the Life of the Party
Gypsy Rose Lee was certainly the life of any party, famous for her burlesque dance routines and humorous witty repartee on stage. How well do you know the woman behind the legend?
Tough
10 Q
Plodd
Jun 17 12
324 plays
14 Love Makes the World Go Round
The real and fictional women in this quiz were involved in famous love affairs. Can you identify them from the descriptions they give of themselves?
Tough
10 Q
Cymruambyth
Jul 17 06
549 plays
15 The Fragrance of Greatness
"Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted", said Napoleon Bonaparte. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the luminous lives of great women - some extraordinary women who changed the world.
Very Easy
10 Q
Manjari97
Aug 21 11
708 plays
16 Extraordinary Women
A quiz that deals with some extraordinary women who blazed a unique path for themselves. Enjoy!
Tough
5 Q
nerthus
Aug 20 01
3138 plays
17 Can't Buy Me Love
So goes the song, but throughout history many men have done exactly that. How many of these famous practitioners of "the oldest profession" can you remember?
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Aug 30 10
519 plays
18 The Queen of Mean
This infamous woman, known for her tyrannical behavior and crimes, is quite an interesting character...
Average
10 Q
triviamania10
Jan 29 12
453 plays
19 Wild Wild Women
Some women have lived wild and intriguing lives. See what you know about some of them.
Tough
10 Q
robert362
Sep 01 00
2169 plays
20 10 Women Behaving Badly
A short quiz on 10 interestingly vile women.
Very Difficult
10 Q
melissa14
Oct 20 03
1290 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:30 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* This woman was famous (in part) for a lifelong relationship with Jean Paul Sartre.
* Mary Ann Evans wrote under the name of George Eliot. One of her novels was:
* The woman who wrote a series of racy novels about a woman called 'Claudine'.
* Ayn Rand is as well known for her marriage-breaking affair as for her novels which describe a rugged brand of individualism. Which novel is NOT one of hers?
* This woman is well-known for a long relationship with author Henry Miller.


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