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Can you name the women by pursuing the answers to the trivia questions below?

Featured Jan 19, 2013

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Arts & Literature
Her novel 'The Bell Jar' paralleled her own battles with mental illness. 
Her sleuth Hercule Poirot liked to use his 'little grey cells.' 
Her black-and-white photos caused controversy for featuring dwarves, giants, and circus freaks. 
Her 'Gone with the Wind' is one of the best-selling books of all time (not to mention highest-grossing movies). 
Her poems were rarely seen during her lifetime but are now considered classics of American literature. 
Her 1967 teen novel 'The Outsiders' still sells over 500,000 copies a year. 
Entertainment
Her 'Boy Toy' belt buckle wouldn't have made the mother of Jesus happy. 
Her 'Auf wiedersehen' is not something any designer wants to hear on 'Project Runway.' 
Her Best Picture-winning 'Hurt Locker' earned her Best Director. 
Her National Medal of Art solidified her nickname 'The First Lady of Song.' 
Her talk show is the highest-rated program of its kind in history. 
Her 'Dangerously in Love' debut solo album was recorded while on hiatus from Destiny's Child. 
Geography
Her plane disappeared as she was attempting to be the first person to fly across the Pacific. 
Her role as guide and interpreter helped Lewis and Clark explore the Western U.S. 
Her trip to the North Pole at age 75 was the first by an African-American woman. 
Her memoir 'West with the Night' chronicles her early adventures in Kenya.  
Her popular Travel Channel shows include 'Passport to Europe' and 'Great Hotels.' 
Her 1889 trip around the world in just 72 days beat fiction's Phileas Fogg. 
History
Her humanitarian efforts involved organizing the American Red Cross. 
Her naked ride atop a horse was done, per the legend, in opposition to taxation. 
Her diary shed light on the horrors of the Holocaust. 
Her refusal to give up her bus seat helped start the modern civil rights movement. 
Her image appears on the U.S. silver dollar. 
Her teen years were not yet over when she became Egypt's queen. 
Science & Nature
Her work as a sex educator included forming the American Birth Control League in 1921. 
Her medical degree was the first ever earned by an American woman. 
Her Nobel Prize was the first ever earned by a woman. 
Her innovations in computer programming led to the development of COBOL. 
Her mission aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger made her the first U.S. woman in space. 
Her 1940s frequency-hopping invention assisted the U.S. military, though she's best remembered for her Hollywood film career. 
Sports & Leisure
Her Go Daddy promos gain her as much attention as her auto racing abilities. 
Her victory over Bobby Riggs struck a blow to male chauvinism. 
Her triumph in the '84 Olympics made her the first U.S. female gymnast to win gold. 
Her years pitching for the USA national team prompted Time magazine to call her the most famous softball player in history. 
Her five track medals from the Sydney games were forfeited due to doping. 
Her career prize money from tennis is surpassed by only one player – her sister. 

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