The Ultimate International Women’s Day Quiz
Test your trivia knowledge of badass female powerhouses. Think cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women for inspiration to ace our free International Women’s Day quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some girl power quizzing.
Round 1 – Godesses
1 – Venus is the Roman Goddess of what?
2 – Name the Greek or Roman Goddess of the Harvest?
3 – Juno is the Roman Goddess of what?
4 – Name the Greek or Roman Goddess of Wisdom
5 – Diana is the Roman Goddess of the what?
6 – Who is the Greek Goddess of Underworld?
7 – Gaia is the Greek Goddess of which planet?
8 – Who is the Roman Goddess of the Moon?
9 – Rhea was the mother of which Greek God?
10 – Name the Greek or Roman Goddess of the Dawn?
Round 2 – Nobel Prize Winners
1 – Who was the first female to get a Nobel Prize?
2 – Tu Youyou won a Nobel Prize for a therapy against which disease spread by mosquitos?
3 – In which year was the first female awarded a Noble Prize?
4 – Louise Glück was awarded a Nobel Prize in which category in 2020?
5 – Which iconic nun was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979?
6 – Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan won a Nobel peace prize in 1976 for helping to end conflict in which country?
7 – Who is the only woman to be awarded two Nobel Prizes?
8 – Donna Strickland was awarded a Nobel Prize in which category in 2018?
9 – Less than 100 females have won a Nobel Prize – True or False?
10 – Ada E. Yonath was awarded a Nobel Prize in which category in 2009?
Round 3 – Female Firsts
1 – In which year was the first female same sex marriage in the UK
2 – Who was The first female to fly solo across the Atlantic?
3 – Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go where?
4 – Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim across what body of water?
5 – Charlotte Cooper was the first female Olympic champion in which sport?
6 – In 1851, Elizabeth Smith Miller became the first woman to wear what?
7 – Who was the first African-American FLOTUS?
8 – Who was the UKs first female prime minister?
9 – Who is longest-reigning female monarch in British history?
10 – Claudette Colvin The first Black woman to do what?
Round 4 – Female Icons
1 – Who wrote the most famous diary of all time?
2 – Which author wrote novels such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, in her teens?
3 – Which civil rights activist wrote the award-winning memoir ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’?
4 – Which Prussian-born Queen said, “Power without a nation’s confidence is nothing”?
5 – Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head for publicly speaking out on what?
6 – Margaret Sanger got the FDA to approve what in 1960?
7 – Indira Gandhi was a prime minister in which country for 20 years?
8 – Junko Tabei climbed which mountain in 1975?
9 – Activist Miriam Makeba is nicknamed what?
10 – Who was known as the lady with the lamp?
Round 5 – Celebrity Women
1 – Who was the first African American woman to win a Grammy?
2 – Who was the first woman ever to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
3 – Which actress has the record for the most Oscar nominations?
4 – Who was first female African American billionaire?
5 – Who was the first openly trans woman to win an Emmy?
6 – Which royal was known as ‘the people’s princess?
7 – Who is biggest selling female artist of all time?
8 – Google Images was created due to which celeb wearing an iconic green dress?
9 – YouTube was created due to which singer’s wardrobe malfunction at the 2004 Super Bowl?
10 – Which chat show host was offered the role of Phoebe in Friends?
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