Women's History Quiz

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Suffrage Demonstration in London
Suffrage Demonstration in London. SuperStock / Getty Images
1. Who was the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?
2. The first woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice began her term in what year?
3. What was the first coeducational college in the United States?
4. Who was the daughter of the infamous Anne Boleyn?
5. Who was Emily Dickinson's famous contact who helped edit her poetry?
6. Eleanor Roosevelt was orphaned at what age?
7. Who was the first modern woman to graduate from medical school?
8. In what year did Switzerland adopt woman suffrage?
9. Which one of these women was not part of the French Revolutionary era?
10. What was the Malleus Maleficarum?
11. Who was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
12. Which Nobel Prize was Barbara McClintock awarded?
13. Who was not at the Woman's Rights Convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York?
14. Which woman was not a figure in the Harlem Renaissance?
15. Who co-authored a book on birth control, was then sentenced to prison?
16. Marija Gimbutas is an ... ?
18. Who said this? "I paint my own reality."
19. Who is not known for mathematics, statistics, or computers?
20. Zenobia was ... ?
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Poster by Henri Meyer promoting universal suffrage, 1893, United Kingdom. Art Media/Print Collector/Getty Images

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Women Strike for Peace at the Women's Strike for Equality Demonstration in New York, 1970. Eugene Gordon/The New York Historical Society/Getty Images

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