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Q 1. Madonna has pushed boundaries and redefined women’s roles in the music industry for decades. After countless studio albums, her most recent is called: Madame X. True or False?
- False, her most recent album was American Life.
- True, it was released in 2018.
- False, her most recent album was Hard Candy.
- True, and it was released in 2019.
Q 2. Diana, Princess of Wales, used to be a pre-school assistant. True or False?
- False, she was a nurse.
- True, she also owned a stationery shop.
- False, she was the daughter of a tea merchant.
- True, she was also initially a home-schooled child.
Q 3. The Oprah Winfrey Show has brought to light so many social, cultural and political issues, making Oprah into a millionaire! True or False?
- True, but it’s her book club that has made her the most money.
- False, she used to be a millionaire but now she gives most of her money to charity.
- False, she is actually a billionaire.
- True, she was a millionaire but when her show ended, she went bankrupt.
Q 4. Ella Fitzgerald was the first African American to win a Grammy, making music history.
- False, she never won a Grammy.
- True, she made history, but not with a Grammy but by singing in the White House.
- True, she made history in 1958 with the win.
- False, she was the second African American woman to win a Grammy.
Q 5. A force in the art world, Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacán, a village on the outskirts of Mexico City.
- True, she was born in Mexico City but in a village called Bacalar.
- False, she was born in Spain.
- False, she was born in Portugal.
Q 6. Sally Ride was the first American woman to travel to space on the shuttle Challenger in 1983.
- True, she was the first American woman in space, but the third in space overall.
- False, she was a astrophysicist who never went to space.
- False, she was a mathematician helping astronauts get into space.
- True, but the shuttle was called Apollo 13.
Q 7. Marie Curie founded the new science of radioactivity. Her discoveries launched effective cures for cancer.
- False, she invented penicillin.
- True, and she was also the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
- True, but she did not win a Nobel Prize.
- False, she invented a cure for the measles.
Q 8. Possibly the greatest actress of all time. Meryl Streep is deeply involved with the National Women’s History Museum.
- False, she is not interested in history.
- True, she is their spokeswoman.
- True, but she quit being their spokeswoman after a dispute.
- False, she is involved with the National Geographic Society.
Q 9. Queen Elizabeth I was a mighty force, asserting herself in European commerce, arts and politics. She reigned for 45 years. True or False?
- True, but she reigned for only 22 years.
- True, she was also the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
- True, but she stepped down after thirty years, due to falling ill.
- False, she reigned only for as long as her parents were alive.
Q 10. Hedy Lamarr, the actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood, co-invented a radio signalling device to confuse enemies during WWII.
- False, she invented the earliest form of the floppy disk.
- False, she invented the first hand-held mixer.
- True, and it’s still a crucial part of how we communicate today.
- True, but it is no longer used today.
Q 11. Indira Gandhi became the fourth prime minister of India, and continued her role for 20 years.
- False, she was the third prime minister of India.
- False, she was the fifth prime minister of India.
- True, but she stepped down due to public revolt.
- True, but she continued her role only for 10 years.
Q 12. Emmeline Pankhurst founded the first Women’s Union for Nurses.
- True. She founded a Union but for both nurses and doctors.
- True. She was also the first nurse to become a doctor.
- False, she founded the Women’s Social and Political Union.
- False. She was a social and political journalist.
Q 13. Charlotte Brontë was an accomplished novelist, choosing strong female characters as her protagonists. She wrote five novels. True or false?
- True, but only four were published in her lifetime.
- False, she wrote six novels.
- False, she wrote just two novels.
Q 14. Jane Austen wrote the guide on how to be the perfect bachelorette.
- False, she wrote the women’s guide to landing a husband.
- False, she wrote mainly fiction.
- True, and she also wrote the guide to being a perfect bachelor.
- True, she also wrote a cookbook.
Q 15. Mary Cassatt was part of the Impressionist painters.
- True, but she only gained recognition after her death.
- False, she was the wife of an Impressionist painter.
- False, she was the sister of an Impressionist painter.
- True, but she only painted three paintings in total.
Q 16. Jane Goodall’s research of chimpanzees spanned for almost 40 years.
- True, it spanned for almost 40 years.
- False, it spanned for almost 60.
- False, it spanned for only two decades due to lack of funding.
- True, but it was stopped by the authorities in Africa.
Q 17. Florence Nightingale brought sanitary conditions to soldiers in wars. She invented the nursing profession!
- True, and she was also the first female doctor.
- True, she was also known as “The Lady With the Lamp”.
- False, she was the inventor of the first cast used to heal broken bones.
- False, she was the first female soldier.
- False, she was the first female pharmacist.
- True, and her son was the inventor of the stethoscope.
Q 18. Mary Wollstonecraft championed education and liberation of women with her book ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’. Which statement below is FALSE about Mary?
- She is the mother of author Mary Shelley.
- She worked as a translator.
- She earned her own livelihood.
- She wrote a personal travel narrative.
- She passed away 10 days after her second daughter was born.
- She helped women from the mental asylum.
Q 19. Rita Moreno is still the only Latino to earn the coveted EGOT (which means she’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony). Which fact is FALSE about Rita?
- She starred in West Side Story.
- She appeared on Sesame Street.
- She won the Peabody Award.
- She was born in Puerto Rico.
- She appeared on Broadway.
- She is also a professional ice-skater.
Q 20. Ada Lovelace was the first woman to own a department store in London. True or False?
- True, she also owned an equestrian centre.
- False, she was the first female computer programmer.
- False, she was the first female fashion designer.
- True, but she was also a hat designer.
- False, she was the first Victorian female painter.
- True, and she owned a horse-carriage company.