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1 Julia Child: America's French Chef
Julia Child was a pioneer television chef and cookbook author, an American institution. Here are a few questions about her life and work.
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robbieh
Jul 22 09
873 plays
2 Black Women Politicians and Activists
Black women have played powerful roles in civil rights, suffrage, abolition, education, and advocacy. Here are only a few.
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Rehaberpro
Jul 12 09
906 plays
3 20 Women Firsts (Mostly U.S.)
If you have the time, you may enjoy reading the 'additional info' on the answer page. Several interesting facts came to light while I was researching this quiz. The questions in this quiz are primarily about American women.
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20 Q
root17
Jun 03 01
4671 plays
4 Talented Women of Various U.S. States
This is the last of five quizzes exploring the careers of outstanding women from various states. I hope you have enjoyed these quizzes as much as I did researching these fabulous women,
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Rehaberpro
Dec 23 08
1701 plays
5 The Very Strange Case of Patricia Hearst
On February 4, 1974, heiress Patricia Hearst was kidnapped from her home by a group of so-called urban guerillas. This quiz is about the kidnapping and the bizarre events that followed.
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robbieh
Jun 15 06
1677 plays
6 Clara Maass: American Nurse
More than a century ago, a lovely young woman became a martyr to the cause of finding a cure for yellow fever. This is her story.
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Elaine37
Oct 01 04
342 plays
7 Who Was This American Civil War Woman?
These women were all involved in or affected by the Civil War. Identify the correct woman from the three statements given about her.
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pennie1478
Dec 26 10
651 plays
8 Patty Hearst and the SLA
One of the great media events of the 1970s was the kidnapping of Patty Hearst and her supposed indoctrination into the Symbionese Liberation Army and involvement in their crimes.
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eauhomme
Sep 18 07
939 plays
9 Talented Women of the Southern United States
You are given a brief description of well known women who are from a specific state. Clues are given to narrow down the choices.
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10 Q
Rehaberpro
Jul 13 08
1212 plays
10 Talented Women of the Northeast United States
From the brief description, select the correct name of that person. All are women and all have roots in Northeastern United States.
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10 Q
Rehaberpro
Jan 18 08
1164 plays
11 Do You Know Rosa Parks?
This a general quiz that tests you on what you know about the "Pioneer of Civil Rights." This should be relatively easy if you know your Black History. This is my first quiz so bear with me here. Enjoy!
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10 Q
Poet92
Nov 27 06
780 plays
12 Life Of Rose Wilder Lane
Her mother is probably more well known, but this lady accomplished a lot during her lifetime. How much do you know about her?
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15 Q
Ms.Lady
Jul 03 02
2274 plays
13 The Life of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD
This quiz is about the life and times of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD. This is my very first quiz and I hope that you enjoy learning about this wonderful woman as much I enjoyed writing the quiz.
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Keciaw
Sep 01 09
222 plays
14 The Ultimate Dancer, Isadora Duncan!
Isadora Duncan has been my heroine since I read her autobiography at the age of eleven. She was the pioneer of expressive and contemporary dance and so much more in an age where women were seen but not often heard!
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fontenilles
Apr 17 12
231 plays
15 Women's History Texas Style
In celebration of Women's History Month (March), match the quote with the famous Texas woman. Research resource was the Listing of Great Texas Women.
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spice2
Mar 17 09
771 plays
16 Great American Women
Women are amazing! There is so much we have done over the centuries and little of it is given much credit. I have attempted to put together a quiz on Great American Women. I have tried to stay away from the common leaders.
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15 Q
promise2try
Sep 16 02
4410 plays
17 Talented Women of the Western United States
This is a quiz about women from the Western United States. You will be given a brief description of a well known woman and be asked to select that person from a list of four.
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Rehaberpro
Nov 22 08
948 plays
18 American Women in History
Women have played an important role in history. These are some facts about them.
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finlady
May 27 01
3159 plays
19 Victoria Woodhull, Feminist
Though few may know her name, Victoria Woodhull was a major force in the women's rights movement of the 19th century.
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JaAmCaJo13
Mar 26 09
222 plays
20 The Extraordinary Helen Keller
This is a fairly easy quiz about the life of Helen Keller. Another person I find fascinating and inspirational.
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BrainyBlonde
Aug 12 01
3429 plays
21 Talented Women of the United States Midwest
This quiz concerns women who were either born in a Midwestern state or are closely associated with that state. The states include "border" states.
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Rehaberpro
Oct 28 08
810 plays
22 Woman Suffragists in the US
As this seems to be a forgotten subject in U.S. history, you may have difficulty with some of the answers.
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deeca2
Mar 30 07
444 plays
23 Annie Oakley, Sharpshooter
Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the famous sharpshooter, Annie Oakley.
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Buddy1
May 17 09
618 plays
24 On the Lines: American Women In Action
These women went beyond being back stage and took steps to make things happen (and get famous for doing something brave, illegal, intelligent, unspeakable). Which of them do you know?
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Windswept
Aug 02 08
735 plays
25 Betsy Ross
Most history classes in school tell you that Betsy Ross created the flag and you move on to the Declaration of Independence. There is more to her life than just that. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about our flag's creator.
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Lesmisfan64
Oct 07 11
276 plays
26 The Legend of Zelda Fitzgerald
Zelda Fitzgerald, the other half of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, lived a glamorous but short life. How much do you know about it?
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Gil_Galad
Mar 30 13
240 plays
27 Speaking Her Mind
The following speech excerpts are from American women who have used their oratorical skills to promote important causes. Their speeches represent some of the finest examples of public address in U.S. history.
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pugslyandpolly
Sep 18 06
405 plays
28 Harriet Tubman -- The Definition of Dignity
Harriet Tubman is arguably one of the most determined and inspirational American figures in history. Take this quiz for a brief tour of her profound life. Have fun and feel free to send me a note if you find a mistake!
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Quinze
Jul 26 02
2256 plays
29 Famous Arizona Women
The Grand Canyon state had it's 100th birthday being the 48th state of the USA in February, 2012. I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the more "famous" women who have contributed to its history!
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Blindlady-27
Jan 07 12
240 plays
30 Famous American Women
This will be a quiz on some well known women in American history. How well do you know them? I'll give you the names of two women. You pick which one fits the description given. You can write the entire name or just the last name. Have fun!
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Ms.Lady
Jun 10 01
6456 plays
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* Who was the first woman ever to be elected to Congress?
* Which woman won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931?
* Who was the first woman cabinet member?


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