25 MCQ on Women Down the Ages

25 MCQ on Women Down the Ages 

1. Who is considered the world's first computer programmer and an early pioneer in computing? A. Ada Lovelace B. Grace Hopper C. Katherine Johnson D. Marie Curie Answer: A

2. Rosa Parks, an iconic figure in the American Civil Rights Movement, is best known for her role in: A. The Montgomery Bus Boycott B. The Selma to Montgomery marches C. The Greensboro sit-ins D. The Freedom Summer Answer: A

3. Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean? A. Amelia Earhart B. Bessie Coleman C. Sally Ride D. Valentina Tereshkova Answer: A

4. Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education, survived a Taliban assassination attempt. At what age did this incident occur? A. 15 B. 17 C. 19 D. 21 Answer: A

5. Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. In which two fields did she win Nobel Prizes? A. Physics and Chemistry B. Physics and Medicine C. Chemistry and Literature D. Physics and Literature Answer: A

6. Who was the first woman to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court? A. Sandra Day O'Connor B. Ruth Bader Ginsburg C. Sonia Sotomayor D. Elena Kagan Answer: A

7. The Women's Suffrage Movement fought for: A. The right to vote for women B. Abolition of slavery C. LGBTQ+ rights D. Equal pay for women Answer: A

8. Who was the first woman to fly in space? A. Valentina Tereshkova B. Sally Ride C. Mae Jemison D. Yuri Gagarin Answer: A

9. Who is known for her famous diary, detailing her experiences hiding from the Nazis during World War II? A. Anne Frank B. Harriet Tubman C. Rosa Parks D. Sojourner Truth Answer: A

10. Elizabeth Cady Stanton is recognized for her work in: A. Women's suffrage and women's rights B. Education reform C. Civil rights movement D. Environmental conservation Answer: A

11. Who is often regarded as the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" in the United States? A. Rosa Parks B. Harriet Tubman C. Sojourner Truth D. Maya Angelou Answer: A

12. Who became the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1979? A. Margaret Thatcher B. Angela Merkel C. Theresa May D. Golda Meir Answer: A

13. Who wrote the book "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman," advocating for women's rights and education in the 18th century? A. Mary Wollstonecraft B. Jane Austen C. Emily Dickinson D. Virginia Woolf Answer: A

14. Which activist founded the National Women's Party and played a crucial role in the campaign for the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote? A. Alice Paul B. Susan B. Anthony C. Elizabeth Cady Stanton D. Lucretia Mott Answer: A

15. Which African-American poet and civil rights activist recited a poem at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton in 1993? A. Maya Angelou B. Rosa Parks C. Harriet Tubman D. Coretta Scott King Answer: A

16. Who was the first African-American woman to fly in space? A. Mae Jemison B. Bessie Coleman C. Katherine Johnson D. Shirley Chisholm Answer: A

17. Who is known for her work on the theory of radioactivity and won two Nobel Prizes in different scientific fields? A. Marie Curie B. Rosalind Franklin C. Barbara McClintock D. Rachel Carson Answer: A

18. Who was the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director for the movie "The Hurt Locker" in 2010? A. Kathryn Bigelow B. Greta Gerwig C. Sofia Coppola D. Jane Campion Answer: A

19. Which suffragette, a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States, was instrumental in organizing the 1913 Women's Suffrage Procession in Washington, D.C.? A. Alice Paul B. Susan B. Anthony C. Elizabeth Cady Stanton D. Lucretia Mott Answer: A

20. Who was the first woman to serve as the President of the Indian National Congress and the first female Prime Minister of India? A. Indira Gandhi B. Sonia Gandhi C. Pratibha Patil D. Mother Teresa Answer: A

21. Who was the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in 1948? A. Alice Coachman B. Wilma Rudolph C. Florence Griffith-Joyner D. Serena Williams Answer: A

22. Who founded the American Red Cross and was its first president? A. Clara Barton B. Florence Nightingale C. Mary Edwards Walker D. Dorothea Dix Answer: A

23. Who was the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean? A. Amelia Earhart B. Bessie Coleman C. Sally Ride D. Valentina Tereshkova Answer: A

24. Who was the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in Literature for her novel "Beloved"? A. Toni Morrison B. Maya Angelou C. Zora Neale Hurston D. Alice Walker Answer: A

25. Who was the first woman to become the Prime Minister of Canada in 1993? A. Kim Campbell B. Justin Trudeau C. Margaret Trudeau D. Adrienne Clarkson Answer: A

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