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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!
Sep 11 12
1044 plays
trivia quiz  Not So Ladylike Ladies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tigerlily2kx, Nov 14 14

Sometimes a lady gets bored with convention.
Nov 14 14
585 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.
Aug 17 09
870 plays
trivia quiz  "Golden" Girls 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, goodreporter, Aug 31 18

Hitting the "golden" age of fifty may look old to some. But for other women, at fifty--or even older--they're just getting started.
goodreporter gold member
Aug 31 18
258 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.
May 17 06
654 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.
Mar 24 16
711 plays
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.
Blindlady-27 gold member
Aug 18 09
1911 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.
Jan 14 09
753 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
Nov 23 12
1206 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.
Feb 03 11
1401 plays
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.
May 06 18
321 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
Dec 19 12
738 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
Oct 21 15
477 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
Aug 28 12
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
Sep 05 13
1665 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.
Oct 08 12
1509 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
318 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.
Oct 08 07
993 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
Sep 03 13
798 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
Jul 01 13
414 plays
trivia quiz  Women In History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, ayatollah, May 04 01

Women who made history.
May 04 01
3261 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.
Nov 21 12
468 plays
trivia quiz  Women Warriors for Equality 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Deadwood003, Sep 04 18

This quiz covers some women throughout history that demanded to be treated as an equal to their male counterparts and some information about the womans movement.
Sep 04 18
204 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
Aug 18 13
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!
Apr 03 01
3102 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.
Jul 17 01
2439 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.
Jul 24 13
570 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
May 21 05
672 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!
Feb 10 03
843 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
981 plays
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