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1. Famous female firsts in history: China had a female emperor (or more accurately, an empress) at one stage. Which dynasty did this take place in?
2. Famous female firsts in sport: in 1900, Charlotte Cooper became the first woman to win gold at the Olympics. In which sport did she achieve this accomplishment?
3. Famous female firsts in music: in 1995, which artist made music history by becoming the first female artist to have a single debut at number one on the US charts?
4. Famous female firsts in movies: Kathryn Bigelow won an Academy Award in 2009 for directing the film "The Hurt Locker". Was she also the first woman to be nominated for this award?
5. Famous female firsts in television: Lucille Ball was famous for having her own TV show. But what major accomplishment did she also achieve that etched her into TV history?
6. Famous female firsts in world: German aviator Hanna Reitsch accomplished many firsts. Which of these was NOT one of them?
7. Famous female firsts in religion: Mary Baker Eddy is famous for accomplishing what feat that no woman before her had?
8. Famous female firsts in science/technology: the first female to go into space was the same nationality as the first man in space. What nationality were they both?
9. Famous female firsts in humanities: who was the first woman in Greek mythology, formed out of clay and later creating some havoc when releasing evil spirits, leaving only hope behind?
10. Famous female firsts in video games: all of the following were arcade games featuring female protagonists. But which was the first?
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