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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  Love, Generally cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 10 10

You may remember them for their military prowess, but these women knew the gentler side of some of the most famous military leaders through the ages.
looney_tunes editor
Jan 10 10
9675 plays
match quiz  Best of the Best: American Female Reformers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 25 17

In the United States, March is set aside to celebrate National Women's History Month. What do you know about these famous reformers? Can you match the following ladies with their descriptions?
ponycargirl editor
Mar 25 17
492 plays
trivia quiz  15 Real Life Muses cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, jouen58, Jul 30 03

The nine Muses of Greek mythology inspired artists, musicians, poets, and writers. These 15 real-life women provided similar inspiration to the men in their lives. Enjoy!
Jul 30 03
2871 plays
trivia quiz  Wonderful Women of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Oct 26 09

Throughout history, women have faced adversity and derision when they chose to engage in what were typically considered 'men's' professions. Thanks to their perseverance and fortitude, many advances were made in acceptance and tolerance.
Oct 26 09
3351 plays
trivia quiz  Beauty and the Feast cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Oct 20 14

Here are ten famous women chefs who can cook their way out of any battle. Of course, we ought to know their secret weapons.
trident editor
Oct 20 14
789 plays
trivia quiz  He Done Her Wrong cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 19 14

Women throughout the ages and the men that did them wrong.
wjames gold member
Jan 19 14
1986 plays
trivia quiz  She Said...What? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Midget40, Jan 01 18

Many women are famous for the quotes that they have made throughout the years. These are just a few by women of different ages, races and cultural backgrounds that have stood the test of time.
Jan 01 18
753 plays
trivia quiz  Female Cowboys cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Sep 14 18

Saddle Up. Ride Out. Wear Skirts.
480154st gold member
Sep 14 18
285 plays
trivia quiz  The Rose cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jun 16 12

All of these famous women have a rose cultivar named after them. Can you smell their scent and guess which women it is by the clues given?
Jun 16 12
1497 plays
match quiz  Lady Lazarus cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 20 17

All the women featured in this match quiz (inspired by Sylvia Plath's poem of the same title) managed to beat difficult odds at some point in their lives, rising from the ashes like the phoenix mentioned at the end of the poem.
Very Easy
LadyNym gold member
Jan 20 17
789 plays
photo quiz  Best of the Best: Women in Science cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 09 16

Throughout history, women have made important contributions in the field of science. See if you can answer these questions concerning the work of some very impressive female scientists.
ponycargirl editor
Jun 09 16
543 plays
trivia quiz  Then I Saw Her Mace cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Aug 17 15 I'm a believer. With apologies to the Monkees, this quiz is about women warriors, pirates and freedom fighters. It would have been best not to have gotten on their bad side! Let's see how many you can identify.
CmdrK gold member
Aug 17 15
444 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Nurses cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, heavensarrow, May 06 08

Test your knowledge on these wonderful nurses. You may be surprised just who were nurses and what they contributed to the field.
May 06 08
2055 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Women of the Past and Present cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jiujitsu_rocks, Mar 05 07

Okay, this is my first quiz. I tried to make a mix of easy and more difficult questions. Hope you all like it!
Mar 05 07
6687 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Memorable Mothers cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, jouen58, May 08 04

In honor of Mother's Day, a quiz about several notable mothers who left their imprint on history, religion and the arts. Enjoy, and good luck!
May 08 04
2901 plays
trivia quiz  The Above Rubies Awards for 2005 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, Feb 14 05

If the award doesn't sound familiar, that's because I have just created it to honor women in ten different fields who should be more famous than they are. How many do you know? (Be advised that this quiz can be regarded as Americacentric.)
Feb 14 05
1074 plays
trivia quiz  The Bachelorette cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Dec 15 15

Looking for a new quiz to write, I found the "Not Quite Reality TV Challenge" in the Author's Lounge. That motivated me to write this quiz about a few unmarried women who, one way or another, have impacted many people's lives.
mlcmlc gold member
Dec 15 15
711 plays
trivia quiz  The Facts of Wife cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Limba, Jun 17 12

Do you really know women? Then what do you know about these famous women?
Jun 17 12
2250 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
390 plays
trivia quiz  The Right Woman 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, faith177, Apr 22 13

There have been many wonderful, interesting women throughout time. Use the clues and guess which woman I am talking about.
Apr 22 13
2295 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
303 plays
trivia quiz  Women in History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, jill-geo, Apr 08 06

Famous women, with a slight British bias. :)
Apr 08 06
1800 plays
trivia quiz  Material Girl 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shorthumbz, Aug 20 13

Madonna made the term "Material Girl" famous. What about other Material Girls throughout history and popular culture? Can you identify these famous ladies from a list of some of the people and things they famously "acquired"?
shorthumbz gold member
Aug 20 13
879 plays
trivia quiz  Mirror, Mirror On the Wall 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tiye, Jun 20 14

"Who's the Fairest of Them All"? A mirror's memoir of the beautiful women it reflected through the ages, mythical, imaginary or real.
tiye gold member
Jun 20 14
909 plays
trivia quiz  She's so MEAN! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Feb 05 13

Money, power, influence, fame ... Each of these women is a fat cat, a woman of means. You know who I'm talking 'bout.
Godwit gold member
Feb 05 13
1242 plays
trivia quiz  Mary Me? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 16 13

The primary connection between the people featured in this quiz is that their name is Mary. Some are more famous than others. Some are known for who they are and some for the events in which they were involved.
EnglishJedi gold member
May 16 13
1404 plays
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?
Oct 20 14
897 plays
trivia quiz  The Snows of Yesteryear 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adam36, Apr 30 13

Who are the women, the "snows", that Francois Villon recalls in his haunting 15th century poem. Join me in a quiz to recall these legendary women.
adam36 gold member
Apr 30 13
465 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
345 plays
trivia quiz  A Few Minor Corrections: Famous Female Editors 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, Nov 02 04

Although most of these American women are better known for other accomplishments, they each wielded the editor's blue pencil at one time or another. I surmise that they found it both challenging and rewarding.
Nov 02 04
600 plays
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