Famous Women Who Am I QuizHistory Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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In 1907, at the young age of 87, I became the first woman to receive the Order of Merit. Who am I?
a. Florence Nightingale
b. Clara Barton
c. Mary Todd Lincoln
d. Walt Whitman
Florence Nightingale - The Order of Merit was established in 1902 by King Edward VII.
In my diary, I wrote a series of letters to an imaginary friend named Kitty. My father published the diary in 1947. Who am I?
a. Jane Austen
b. Anne Frank
c. Helen Keller
d. Virginia Woolf
Anne Frank - The diary chronicles Anne's life from 12 June 1942 until 1 August 1944.
According to Guinness World Records (2013), I am the best-selling female artist of all time with over 300 million records sold worldwide. Who am I?
a. Whitney Houston
c. Donna Summer
d. Mariah Carey
Madonna - Madonna's full name is Madonna Louise Ciccone.
Caught in many silly lies throughout my career, I still managed to land the U.S. position of Secretary of the State from January 21, 2009 - February 1, 2013. Who am I?
a. Hilllary Clinton
b. Michele Bachmann
c. Susan Rice
d. Sarah Palin
Hilllary Clinton - Hilllary is the first former First Lady to serve in a president's cabinet.
I was the last Pharaoh of Egypt and lover to both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Who am I?
b. Susan B Anthony
Cleopatra - Cleopatra was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty.
I was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in science, and the first person ever to win two Nobel prizes. Who am I?
a. Jane Addams
b. Marie Curie
c. Dorothy Hodgkin
d. Maria Mayer
Marie Curie - Marie died of aplastic anemia due to her years of exposure to radiation in 1934.
I was the only wife of Henry VIII's to bear a son that survived past infancy. Who am I?
a. Jane Seymour
b. Anne of Cleves
c. Catherine of Aragon
d. Anne Boleyn
Jane Seymour - Henry married Jane on 20 May 1536, just one day after Anne Boleyn's execution.
In 1963, I became the first woman to travel in space. Who am I?
a. Shannon Lucid
b. Judith Resnik
c. Valentina Tereshkova
d. Sally Ride
Valentina Tereshkova - She was 26 years old at the time.
I was the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from July 9 1762 until my death at the age of 67. Who am I?
b. Marie Antoinette
c. Catherine The Great
d. Indira Gandhi
Catherine The Great - Catherine is buried at the Peter and Paul Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.
I was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Who am I?
a. Sally Ride
b. Amelia Earhart
c. Jacqueline Cochran
d. Bessica Raiche
Amelia Earhart - Amelia received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for the accomplishment.
Known as "The Iron Lady", I was the first woman Prime Minister of Britain. Who am I?
a. Julia Gillard
b. Margaret Thatcher
c. Janet Jagan
d. Kim Campbell
Margaret Thatcher - Margaret was in office from 4 May 1979 – 28 November 1990.
I was a famous woman sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Who am I?
a. Calamity Jane
b. Annie Oakley
c. Pearl Hart
d. Belle Starr
Annie Oakley - Annie died in Greenville, Ohio at the age of sixty-six on November 3, 1926.
Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson, I was an American actress who became a major sex symbol. Who am I?
a. Marilyn Monroe
b. Joanne Woodward
c. Audrey Hepburn
d. Elizabeth Taylor
Marilyn Monroe - TV Guide Network named her #1 in Film's Sexiest Women of All Time in 2009.
I am a Roman Catholic saint who led the French army to numerous victories during the Hundred Years' War. Who am I?
a. Joan of Arc
b. Henrietta Maria
c. Francoise-Marie Jacquelin
d. Anne Chamberlyne
Joan of Arc - Joan was burned to death on a stake on 30 May 1431.
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