UK Pub Quiz: British Women Stats

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What early 20th century women's rights movement included Emmeline Pankhurst and Emily Davison? Suffragettes
97.1%
Vote Vixens
0.7%
Ballot Babes
0.9%
Democratic Dames
0.9%
Whose song 'Hello' was the fastest video ever to reach 1 billion views on YouTube? Adele
93.2%
The Spice Girls
1.2%
Amy Winehouse
2.6%
Dua Lipa
2.3%
British scientist Jane Goodall is known for her pioneering work in Tanzania with which animals? Chimpanzees
93.1%
Penguins
0.6%
Zebras
2.2%
Butterflies
0.9%
Let's start with drinks - have a Bloody Mary. Which Briton was this cocktail named after? Mary Tudor
93%
Mary Quant
1.7%
Mary Shelley
4.4%
Mary Berry
0.8%
Which singer, known as the 'Forces Sweetheart', had a Number 1 album at the age of 92, and followed up with a Top 30 album at 103? Dame Vera Lynn
90.5%
Geri Halliwell
1.2%
Susan Boyle
2.1%
Julie Andrews
2.6%
Who was the first female title character on Doctor Who? Jodie Whittaker
82%
Keeley Hawes
6.6%
Rebecca Front
6.8%
Michelle Gomez
2%
How many female Prime Ministers has the UK had? 2
76.1%
0
0.4%
1
19.9%
3
1.5%
Which British actress, born Ilyena Mironov, became only the third actress to win a Golden Globe, Emmy and Oscar in the same year in 2006? Helen Mirren
73.9%
Judi Dench
13.5%
Maggie Smith
7.9%
Dawn French
1%
Which cosmetics chain was founded by Anita Roddick, pioneering ethical consumerism long before it was remotely fashionable? The Body Shop
73.4%
Lush
14.3%
Superdrug
1.8%
Boot's
6.5%
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What was the 1990s nickname for women who outraged the nation by drinking beer and being a bit self-assertive?
Ladette
72.7%
Geezerbird
7.8%
Blokella
7.7%
Karen
6.9%
As well as being a nursing pioneer, what did Florence Nightingale invent? Pie chart
68.4%
The internet
0.7%
Pot Noodle
10.8%
Electric toothbrush
17.3%
One of the greatest dancers in history, which prima ballerina was known for her performances with the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev? Margot Fonteyn
68.3%
Darcey Bussell
19.9%
Bonnie Langford
7.6%
Immodesty Blaize
3.2%
What was Nancy Astor the first woman to do? Sit in the House of Commons
67.9%
Become Archbishop of Canterbury
3.6%
Swim the English Channel
21.3%
Present the BBC News
5.3%
Helen Sharman was the first Briton to go where? Space
64.1%
The North Pole
12%
The peak of Everest
20.2%
North Korea
1.4%
Ada Lovelace was the only legitimate child of Lord Byron, and also the world's first ___? Computer programmer
60.8%
Helicopter pilot
5.8%
Forensic detective
15.3%
Cryptozoologist
15.1%
Who gifted 4,000 acres of land to the National Trust in the Lake District National Park? Beatrix Potter
60.2%
Emily Brontë
8.8%
Queen Victoria
26.4%
Anne Boleyn
2.8%
At which sport did Rachael Heyhoe-Flint captain England to glory in the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1973? Cricket
54.3%
Rugby union
16.5%
Lacrosse
8.7%
Netball
17.7%
Which Nobel Prize was Rosalind Franklin denied in 1962, when it was awarded to Watson, Crick and Wilkins, partially because she passed away? Physiology or Medicine
54.2%
Peace
6.7%
Physics
30.4%
Literature
4.6%
Who is Britain's most successful female Olympian, with 4 gold medals? Laura Trott
40.5%
Kelly Holmes
39.7%
Lizzy Yarnold
7.7%
Nicola Adams
8.8%
Which novelist of Rhodesian origin was the first British female Nobel Laureate in Literature? Doris Lessing
40.4%
Zadie Smith
36.2%
Jean Rhys
10.9%
Penelope Fitzgerald
11%
In 2007 Clare Smyth became the first woman to achieve which honour? Receive 3 Michelin stars for her restaurant
30.5%
Captain England at the Women's World Cup
13.9%
Conduct at the Last Night of the Proms
30.7%
Become Poet Laureate
20.5%
Who is the only artist to have won the Mercury Music Award twice? P.J. Harvey
26.8%
Kate Bush
44.6%
Heather Small
4.7%
Lily Allen
19.4%

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