Take Our International Women's Day Quiz!

  Today (the day of this Quiz's publishing), is International Women's Day! And we'd like to celebrate it not only by reading and looking at famous women who paved the way for others, but also by challenging you, our dear BabaMail readers, to a quiz about female history and women's rights! Care to test your knowledge?
 
 
Which of these was the first country in the world to give women the right to vote?
New Zealand was the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in, but not to stand for, parliamentary elections in 1893.
New Zealand
France
England
Chile
 
 
In what year did the United States give women the right to vote?
The US gave the women the right to vote on August 18th, 1920.
1920
1909
1895
1933
 
 
The word 'female' comes from which language?
Latin
Greek
Old French
Germanic
 
 
Golda Meir was the first (and last) female prime minister of which country?
Golda Meir was voted into office on March 17th, 1969
Israel
Spain
Estonia
Norway
 
 
Jane Goodall is a scientist who became famous for her work with...
Goodall became famous for living with chimps and gorillas for months and years to study them.
Chimps
Lemurs
Wolves
Whales
 
 
Who is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?
Not only was Marie Curie the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, she was the only one to win it more than once.
Marie Curie
Golda Meir
Margaret Thatcher
Sylvia Plath
 
 
Which of these women is NOT a famous writer?
Indira Gandhi was the first female prime minister of India.
Emily Bront?
Toni Morrison
Maya Angelou
Indira Gandhi
 
 
In which city was the first meeting of the Suffragette Movement?
New York
Chicago
Tucson
Los Angeles
 
 
What year did this meeting take place?
1848
1908
1898
1878
 
 
Which country did Queen Elizabeth I go to war with?
Spain
France
Portugal
Holland
 
 
Who is the richest woman in the world right now?
MacKenzie Bezos became the world's richest woman after her divorce from Jeff Bezos.
Bettencourt Meyers
MacKenzie Bezos
Oprah Winfrey
Laurene Powell Jobs
 
 
Who is the richest self-made woman in the world right now?
With over 3 billion dollars in worth, Zhou Qunfei is the richest self made woman.
Zhou Qunfei
Sheryl Sandberg
Elaine Wynn
Oprah Winfrey
 
 
When were Saudi women allowed to have a passport and travel?
On Aug. 1, 2019, a decree signed by King Salman announced that Saudi females no longer needed permission from a male to travel or obtain a passport.
1949
1989
2019
2009
 
 
The first woman elected to the US Senate in 1932 to represent Arkansas was...
Hattie Caraway
Rebecca Latimer Felton
Tina Smith
Amy Klobuchar
 
 
Who from this list was the first female astronaut?
Sally Kristen Ride
Jessica Meir
Peggy Whitson
Christina Koch
You Still Have a Bit to Learn...
So you didn't know that many of these facts about female, but here's your chance to learn! Read about your mistakes below and maybe read a bit about women's history in honor of today's International Women's Day!
You Know Your Stuff!
You definitely know quite a bit about female history (or herstory), and we're glad to see it! Not everyone knows these things, and it's important we never forget the women who paved the way. Have a look at the mistakes you made below to learn a bit more than you already do.
Wow You Aced It!
You know a LOT about women's history (or herstory) and that's really impressive! Most people don't know that much and not enough of it is celebrated. International Women's Day is the perfect day to celebrate that knowledge. Good for you!
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