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  There are 13 quizzes and 130 trivia questions in this category.
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

The play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" makes her sound like a monster. Actually, she is funny, sincere and most definitely worth knowing about.
Average (10 qns)
714 plays
Angela Burdett-Coutts: A Most Remarkable Woman

Born in 1814, Angela Burdett-Coutts became one of Victorian Britain's greatest philanthropists - a kind of Bill Gates of her day. Hopefully, you can learn something of her life from this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
93 plays

Boudica, also known as Boudicaa or Boadicea, was a Celtic queen who fought the Romans in 61 A.D.
Average (10 qns)
1134 plays
The Lady with the Lamp

What! No quiz yet on Florence Nightingale? Check out some well known and not so well known factoids on this famous woman's life!
Average (10 qns)
2511 plays
Going with the Flo - Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale is the founder of modern nursing and is honoured as the first great nurse of the world. Here is a brief look at this remarkable woman. Thanks to Terry for the quiz challenge title!
Tough (10 qns)
561 plays
10 UK Female Firsts

These women were pioneers in very different fields.
Average (10 qns)
420 plays
Lady Godiva Rides Again!

A quiz to celebrate the life of Lady Godiva, whose legendary naked horseback ride has made her one of the world's most famous heroines.
Tough (10 qns)
636 plays
Nell Gwyn

The mistresses of British kings can be numbered in hundreds, but one of the best known and best loved is Eleanor ("Nell") Gwyn. This quiz is based largely on Derek Parker's biography of her, published by Sutton Publishing in 2000.
Tough (10 qns)
732 plays
No Men Allowed!

A recent author's challenge was "A Knight to Remember", which I used to look at British knights. I think it is only fair to include one about the "Dames". I'll give you the clues; from those clues you tell me who the Dame is.
Easy (10 qns)
600 plays
Goodbye, England's Rose

I hand you a small bouquet of English women who are sadly no longer with us, but who left their scented mark even after their last petal had fallen.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 15 16
270 plays
Lady Godiva - The Legend

This quiz is on the legend of Lady Godiva. It covers the legend and the effect of it through history. Hope you enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
624 plays
Kensington to Rodmell: Virginia Woolf's Life

From her "Room of One's Own", Virginia Woolf penned her way into literary and feminist history. Enjoy this exploration of her life.
Average (10 qns)
177 plays
The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst

I have a huge amount of respect for Emmeline Pankhurst and all that she acheived. I hope you can enjoy this quiz, and perhaps even learn something about the woman I admire most.
Tough (10 qns)
594 plays
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