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Can you identify which American woman fits the description?

Quiz Updated Aug 28, 2015

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Which woman...A or B
...was a founding member of the NAACP?
(A) Mary Eliza Church Terrell or (B) Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
...penned 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'?
(A) Harriet Tubman or (B) Harriet Beecher Stowe
...was the first American woman in space?
(A) Christa McAuliffe or (B) Sally Ride
...was both First Lady and a U.S. Representative to the U.N.?
(A) Nancy Reagan or (B) Eleanor Roosevelt
...penned one of the first histories of the American Revolution?
(A) Betsy Ross or (B) Mercy Otis Warren
...authored 'Little Women'?
(A) Louisa May Alcott or (B) Laura Ingalls Wilder
...discovered 'jumping genes' from the study of maize?
(A) Chien-Shiung Wu or (B) Barbara McClintock
...wrote 'Silent Spring,' a critique of chemical pesticides?
(A) Rachel Carson or (B) Zora Neale Hurston
...was the first poet to win the Pulitzer Prize posthumously?
(A) Sylvia Plath or (B) Emily Dickinson
...was the first woman to become Secretary of State?
(A) Madeleine Albright or (B) Condoleezza Rice
...was a sharpshooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, nicknamed 'Little Sure Shot'?
(A) Annie Oakley or (B) Calamity Jane
...was a four-time Academy Award winner for Best Actress?
(A) Katharine Hepburn or (B) Judy Garland
Which woman...A or B
...was a teacher and lifelong companion to Helen Keller?
(A) Anne Sullivan or (B) Dorothea Dix
...started the American Red Cross?
(A) Clara Barton or (B) Elizabeth Blackwell
...was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
(A) Sacajawea or (B) Pocahontas
...took a hatchet to alcohol as part of the Temperance Movement?
(A) Susan B. Anthony or (B) Carrie Nation
...authored the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution?
(A) Carrie Chapman Catt or (B) Alice Paul
...was a pioneering investigative journalist who also took a record-breaking trip around the world?
(A) Nellie Bly or (B) Ida Tarbell
...was an American outlaw nicknamed 'The Bandit Queen'?
(A) Belle Boyd or (B) Belle Starr
...was the first woman to swim the English Channel?
(A) Annie Taylor or (B) Gertrude Ederle
...was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court?
(A) Ruth Bader Ginsburg or (B) Sandra Day O'Connor
...was an abolitionist who delivered the speech 'Ain't I a Woman'?
(A) Rosa Parks or (B) Sojourner Truth
...was a prominent Second Wave Feminist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine?
(A) Betty Friedan or (B) Gloria Steinem
...was named the 'Woman Athlete of the Half Century' in 1950?
(A) Babe Didrikson Zaharias or (B) Billie Jean King

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