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24 Women’s History Trivia Questions To Prove You’re A True Woman Suffragist

Do you know what month women’s history is celebrated? If you said March, then you’d be correct. But did you know that before it expanded to an entire month, women’s history was celebrated only one day a year? If you didn’t know that, you probably don’t know the first-day women’s history was celebrated.

Luckily, you don’t need to be a woman or a historian to ace this Women’s History quiz. You just need an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and love for what has come to pass. This set of Women’s History trivia questions and answers is perfect for history buffs and those who understand a woman’s vital role in society. Ready to prove how much of a history enthusiast you are? Best of luck!

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What central theme did Frida Kahlo incorporate into her artwork?

Modernist architecture

Mexican folk culture

Abstract expressionism

European classical music

Who co-founded the National Woman Suffrage Association?

Sojourner Truth

Harriet Tubman

Susan B. Anthony

Margaret Sanger

Who is the author of the classic gothic novel “Frankenstein”?

Jane Austen

Mary Shelley

Charlotte Brontë

Emily Brontë

Who was the first openly transgender woman to appear on the cover of Time magazine?

Caitlyn Jenner

Laverne Cox

Janet Mock

Chelsea Manning

Which woman became famous when she refused to sit in the back of a bus?

Harriet Tubman

Betsy Ross

Rosa Parks

Hillary Clinton

Who was the first Russian woman in space?

There Hasn’t Been One

Svetlana Denisovitch

Raisa Gorbachov

Valentina Tereshkova

What was the document created at the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention?

The Constitution Of Women’s Rights

The Declaration Of Human Sentiments

Women Are From Venus, Men From Mars

The Declaration Of Independence

Which reformer and poet wrote the lyrics for “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”?

Julia Ward Howe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Willa Cather

Emma Willard

A prolific author of books for American girls, she wrote “Little Women” who is she?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Margaret Mitchell

Judy Blume

Louisa May Alcott

Where is Vassar College located?

Poughkeepsie

Boston

San Francisco Bay

San Diego

One of the world’s most celebrated poets, she lived most of her life as a recluse in a small New England community. Who was she?

Mary McCarthy

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Sylvia Plath

Emily Dickinson

What position did Michelle Obama hold with the University of Chicago Hospital System until 2008?

Professor

Social Worker

Nurse

Vice President

Who was the woman who played piano in Earl Hines’ band with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker?

Sarah Vaughn

Mary Lou Williams

Betty Carter

Lil Hardin

Who was the singer that performed at the Easter Sunday concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 to a crowd of 75,000, and why was she there?

Billie Holiday, to launch a jazz festival

Ella Fitzgerald, for a national holiday celebration

Marian Anderson, after being denied a performance venue due to her race

Sarah Vaughan, to commemorate a historic event in music history

Who was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field at the 1960 Olympics, achieving this in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and the 400 meter relay?

Florence Griffith Joyner

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Wilma Rudolph

Allyson Felix

When was the first National Woman’s Day observed in the United States, and what was its purpose?

1911, to celebrate women’s right to vote

1909, to honor the 1908 garment workers’ strike in New York

1920, to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment

1980, to start the tradition of Women’s History Month

Who was the first woman elected to the US Congress?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Jeanette Rankin

Margaret Chase Smith

How long was Muriel Siebert the only woman on the New York Stock Exchange?

Three Years

Eight Years

Ten Years

Five Years

What is the name of the wife of King Abdullah II of Jordan?

Queen Loafah

Queen Rania

Queen Latifah

Queen Dianna

What organization was created in 1881 by Clara Barton?

Yellow Cross

Green Cross

Purple Cross

Red Cross

Frances Perkins, the first female member of the US Cabinet, oversaw what department?

Defense

Energy

Labor

State

Where was Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in power from 1979-1990?

Netherlands

New Zealand

Canada

Great Britain

What set Cleopatra apart from all other Ptolemaic Rulers of Egypt?

Tried To Oust Brother From Throne

Only Queen Named Cleopatra

A Splendid Musician

She Spoke And Understood Egyptian

What city or place is Harriet Beecher Stowe House in?

Newport, Rhode Island

Hatteras Island

Arlington

Brunswick

What woman became President and CEO of eBay Technologies in March 1998?

Meg Whitman

Carly Fiorina

Marjorie Scardino

Mary Kay Ash

My 2014 book “Hard Choices”, a memoir of her time as Secretary of State, was a best-seller. Who am I?

Elizabeth Warren

Barbara Bush

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Nancy Pelosi

Who held the title of Duchess of Cornwall from 1981 to 1997?

Princess Alice, Duchess Of Gloucester

Diana, Princess Of Wales

Princess Anne, The Princess Royal

Queen Elizabeth II

Who is Africa’s first female democratically elected head of state?

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sanna Marin

Indra Nooyi

Jacinda Ardern

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