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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  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?
825 plays
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.
666 plays
trivia quiz  She Was A Jew? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, alexis722, Sep 11 12

This challenge is by exceller. Being a Jew can mean being born into a Jewish family or choosing Judaism as a faith. Please choose the person in each question who was or is a Jewish woman. Have fun!
1038 plays
trivia quiz  Take My Mother-in-Law (Please) 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Aug 17 09

Ok, so today I'm navigating the FT site and I see a challenge called "Create a Quiz." I chose 'Take My Mother-in-Law (I Wish You Would).' The result: famous mothers-in-law from history and fiction, with a nod to Henny Youngman in the title.
861 plays
trivia quiz  The 2006 Above Rubies Awards 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, May 17 06

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.
651 plays
trivia quiz  Renaissance Women 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, queenofsheba, Oct 08 07

This is for those with a penchant for older women, or who just like history. Most of these women are associated with politics, but some female artists are included as well. My sources are the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Wikipedia.
912 plays
trivia quiz  Always the Bridesmaid 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, oberon, Feb 03 11

A quiz about women who never married. Most lived in the 20th century, but a few notable women from the more distant past have been included.
1386 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Women in Business 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jan 14 09

Before Oprah Winfrey came to define successful businesswoman these ladies had already made their mark in commerce. See how much you know about the following entrepreneurs and their companies.
741 plays
trivia quiz  Extraordinary Women of the 20th Century: Part I 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Oct 21 15

Here are a few of the many extraordinary women who have excelled in ten different fields during the 20th century.
zambesi gold member
459 plays
trivia quiz  Forbes Magazine's Most Powerful Women 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Aug 28 12

Each year "Forbes Magazine" compiles and publishes its list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women. The following are from their list released in August, 2012.
paulmallon gold member
549 plays
trivia quiz  Legendary Mothers 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, irishchic5, Sep 05 13

Many mothers have distinguished themselves throughout history for one reason or another. Take this quiz to see how much you know about a few famous mothers!
irishchic5 gold member
1581 plays
match quiz  What Would Their Mother Say? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Apr 12 16

This is a matching quiz using a title suggested by player Buddy1. Simply match mother to child. You might find that some of these surprise you.
dcpddc478 gold member
879 plays
trivia quiz  Not Tonight Josephine ... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, playmate1111, Jul 01 13

Josephine Bonaparte - wife, lover, Empress and much else besides. I hope you enjoy this quiz.
playmate1111 gold member
405 plays
trivia quiz  Women In History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, ayatollah, May 04 01

Women who made history.
3243 plays
trivia quiz  Flamboyant Women Through Time 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Sep 03 13

There have been many flamboyant women throughout time. Here are but a few.
Rehaberpro gold member
795 plays
trivia quiz  My Mommy Can Lick Your Daddy 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, garrybl, Jul 28 17

This quiz is all about women who are TOUGH. Physically or mentally they can beat you up one way or another.
garrybl gold member
Jul 28 17
291 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Noblewomen in History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, kmarti14, Nov 21 12

Curious about women who have shaped the world? This is a quiz for you.
462 plays
trivia quiz  Obscure(d) Women of the Right 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Nov 23 12

The men in the conservative movement in the 20th century got all the attention and the credit. Yet these ladies played a major role, although most of them are little known. Do you recognize any of these names?
gracious1 gold member
1131 plays
trivia quiz  Super Women 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gil_Galad, Oct 08 12

They say it's a man's world, but there have been many women who made history in their own right. From saints to scientists, and from politicians to poets, see for yourself how much you know about these super-women.
1434 plays
trivia quiz  Mistresses 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Babilonia, Aug 18 13

Behind a great man, there is a great woman, and in some cases, the woman is not the spouse.
Babilonia gold member
384 plays
trivia quiz  Women in Fact and Fiction 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, Vicki19, Apr 03 01

This is a quiz about women from all walks of life, including a few who were just fictional. It's a mix of questions - hope you enjoy it!
3075 plays
trivia quiz  Powerful Women in Jewish History 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, snm, Feb 10 03

From Biblical times to the modern state of Israel- not all of these women were Jewish, but all played an important part in the history of the Jewish people. Good luck!
834 plays
trivia quiz  Eight Maids a-Milking 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Dec 19 12

Not 8 dairymaids, but 8 maids of the milk of human kindness -- or 8 humanitarians! Something to remember in the holiday season and year-round. All the answers come from the same pool of 8 maids so some repeat. Enjoy!
gracious1 gold member
678 plays
trivia quiz  Isn't She Lovely? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Irishrosy, Jul 24 13

This is my first attempt at an Author's Challenge. The title challenge I selected is "Isn't She Lovely?". I wondered what other characteristics or interests I might discover of these women other than their outer beauty.
Irishrosy gold member
549 plays
trivia quiz  Dot to Dot 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, MaggieG, May 21 05

Join the 'dots' and see what you have drawn! That's how it goes, isn't it? But all our Dots are real people called Dorothy. What do you know about these famous women? Sharpen those pencils, join up the dots and let's find out!
MaggieG gold member
666 plays
trivia quiz  An Assortment of Women's History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, anicamaj, Jul 17 01

This is a hodge-podge of facts and dates. It is not for the weak minded.
2433 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Women's Claim to Fame 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, finlady, Nov 24 01

This quiz is about women who have gone down in history for their achievments, but sometimes we forget what they are famous for.
4041 plays
match quiz  You Graduated! 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shorthumbz, Feb 26 17

Match the famous woman with the college or university from which she received a degree. This degree need not be her first, or only, degree; and must not be an honorary degree. Written by Team Kaffeeklatsch for the Amazing Trivia Race 3.
shorthumbz gold member
Feb 26 17
795 plays
trivia quiz  Women War Correspondents 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, drushalli, Dec 30 08

Female War Correspondents have been around since WWI. See if you can name the correspondent based on facts provided.
273 plays
trivia quiz  C19th Women 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bridget3, Jul 18 00

10 questions about 10 Victorian women - which do you know?
1629 plays
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