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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!
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alexis722
Sep 11 12
1041 plays
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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.
Tough
LilahDeDah
May 17 06
654 plays
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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.
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brewster76
Aug 17 09
867 plays
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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.
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brewster76
Jan 14 09
747 plays
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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.
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oberon
Feb 03 11
1395 plays
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trivia quiz  Courageous Women in War and Peace 10 questions
Average, 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.
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Serenesh
May 06 18
204 plays
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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.
Tough
paulmallon gold member
Aug 28 12
549 plays
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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!
Easy
irishchic5 gold member
Sep 05 13
1662 plays
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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.
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garrybl gold member
Jul 28 17
309 plays
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match quiz  Extraordinary Women of the 20th Century: Part II 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Sep 24 16

Can you identify the field in which these ten extraordinary ladies excelled during the 20th century?
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zambesi gold member
Sep 24 16
489 plays
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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.
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queenofsheba
Oct 08 07
993 plays
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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.
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playmate1111 gold member
Jul 01 13
408 plays
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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.
Easy
dcpddc478 gold member
Apr 12 16
888 plays
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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.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Sep 03 13
798 plays
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trivia quiz  Women In History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, ayatollah, May 04 01

Women who made history.
Difficult
ayatollah
May 04 01
3258 plays
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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.
Tough
kmarti14 gold member
Nov 21 12
462 plays
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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.
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Gil_Galad
Oct 08 12
1437 plays
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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?
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gracious1 gold member
Nov 23 12
1182 plays
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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.
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Babilonia gold member
Aug 18 13
384 plays
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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!
Tough
Vicki19
Apr 03 01
3093 plays
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trivia quiz  Extraordinary Women of the 20th Century: Part I 10 questions
Tough, 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.
Tough
zambesi gold member
Oct 21 15
468 plays
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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!
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gracious1 gold member
Dec 19 12
720 plays
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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!
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snm
Feb 10 03
837 plays
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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.
Tough
anicamaj
Jul 17 01
2439 plays
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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.
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Irishrosy gold member
Jul 24 13
558 plays
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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!
Tough
MaggieG gold member
May 21 05
669 plays
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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.
Easy
shorthumbz gold member
Feb 26 17
903 plays
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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.
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finlady
Nov 24 01
4044 plays
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trivia quiz  If I Were a Rich Woman 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Dec 26 17

The ten women featured in this quiz all managed to become very rich indeed. See how many of them you know.
Tough
Rowena8482 gold member
Dec 26 17
285 plays
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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.
Tough
drushalli
Dec 30 08
273 plays
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