Get ready for some lady-like trivia and a her-story lesson! Buckle up because we are about to embark on a journey that will take us through the pages of time, highlighting the wonderful women who have shaped our world. So, get ready to tickle your brain cells and have a femme-tastic time! Remember, it’s not about winning or losing, it’s about having pun and learning something new!
1. Cleopatra reigned as queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom in which country?
2. Who was the longest reigning queen of England?
3. Which famous author wrote the novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’?
4. In which year were women given the right to vote in the United States?
5. Who was the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
6. Who invented the dishwasher?
7. Who discovered radium?
8. Who is the iconic female artist known for her self-portraits and famous for her unibrow?
9. Who is the most decorated female Olympian of all time?
10. Who is the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director?
11. Who was the first woman to travel into space?
12. Who led France to victory at Orléans during the Hundred Years’ War?
13. Name the civil rights activist who famously sat in the ‘whites only’ seat of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955.
14. Who founded Spanx, an American underwear company?
15. Who wrote ‘The Second Sex’, a feminist text that discusses the treatment of women throughout history?
16. Which famous fashion designer created the “power suit” in the 19th century?
17. Which freedom fighter was known as “Moses”?
18. Who was the first woman to successfully climb Mount Everest?
19. Who is known as the ‘Queen of Software’ for her contributions to software development?
20. Which American actress and singer is associated with the phrase, “Hello, gorgeous”?
21. Who was the female Hindu saint who promoted the Bhakti movement in India?
22. Who is the female philosopher known for her work on ‘ethics of care’?
23. Who is the woman that started the ‘Green Belt Movement’ in Kenya?
24. Who is known as the ‘Queen of Soul’?
25. Who was the first woman to become the Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic magazine?
26. Who was the ancient Greek poetess known for her lyric poetry?
27. Who was the queen consort of King Louis XVI of France during the French Revolution?
28. Who wrote the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’?
29. Who was one of the key leaders in the American Suffrage Movement and co-founded the National Woman’s Party?
30. Who was the first woman to be a Presidential candidate in the United States?
31. Who is the woman known as the ‘Mother of DNA Vaccines’ and a key contributor to the development of the HPV vaccine?
32. Name the famous female mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics were instrumental in the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights?
33. Who painted ‘The Broken Column’?
34. Who was the first woman to get a perfect 10 score in gymnastics at the Olympics?
35. Who played the lead role in the movie ‘The Silence of the Lambs’?
36. Which African-American media mogul became a billionaire in the 2000s?
37. Who was the female British spy in World War II, also known as the ‘White Mouse’?
38. Name the young Pakistani Nobel Prize laureate known for her activism for female education.
39. Name the first woman to become CEO of General Motors.
40. Who wrote ‘A Room of One’s Own’, a landmark feminist essay?
41. Who was the first African-American woman to become a millionaire with a beauty product company?
42. Who is the first woman from Africa to win a Nobel Prize?
43. Who was the first woman to cross the English Channel by swimming?
44. Who is the woman known as ‘the mother of modern computer programming’?
45. Who was the first woman to win a Grammy for Album of the Year?
46. Who was the influential female leader in the history of Buddhism and cousin to Gautama Buddha?
47. Who is the female philosopher best known for her work ‘The Ethics of Ambiguity’?
48. Who is the woman who led the Chipko movement in India to protect forests from being cut down?
49. Which American singer and songwriter is known as the ‘Queen of Pop’?
50. Who became the first woman deputy director of NASA in 2005?
51. Who was the first woman to rule China as an emperor in her own right?
52. Who was the youngest queen consort at the age of 15 and became the queen of France?
53. What is the pen name of the author of ‘Little Women’?
54. Who was a leader in the suffragist movement in New Zealand, the first country to introduce universal suffrage?
55. Who was the first woman elected Prime Minister in India?
56. Who invented Kevlar, a material used in bulletproof vests?
57. Who proposed the concept of nuclear fission?
58. Who painted ‘The Two Sisters’, and was known for her impressionist style?
59. Who was the first woman to compete in the Boston marathon?
60. Who was the first actress to appear on the front cover of Time magazine?
61. Who was the first American woman to walk in space?
62. Who led the French Resistance against the Nazis during WW II?
63. Who was the first female Secretary of State in the United States?
64. Rosalind Franklin is famous for her discoveries in what area of Human Biology?
65. Who is renowned for her novel ‘The Feminine Mystique’, which is credited with sparking the second wave of American feminism in the 20th century?
66. Who was the first woman to serve as the U.S. secretary of commerce?
67. Who is the female author who won a Nobel Prize in Literature and also wrote ‘The Good Earth’?
68. Who was the first woman to sail solo around the world?
69. Who is the chief architect of IBM’s System/360 family of computers?
70. Who was the first African American woman to win an Oscar for the Best Actress category?
71. Who was the first female pope, according to medieval legend?
72. Who is the female philosopher known for her work on ‘The Human Condition’?
73. Who is the woman known as ‘The Bird Woman’, who explored and documented the American West?
74. Who is the female singer known as the ‘Queen of Rock and Roll’ and has won 12 Grammy Awards?
75. Who was the first woman to head a Fortune 500 company?
76. Who holds the record for the 100m women’s sprint?
77. Who was the Queen of Castile who sponsored Christopher Columbus’s voyage to America?
78. Who is the author of the novel “Jane Eyre”?
79. Who was a prominent activist who played a pivotal role in the 19th-century women’s rights movement to introduce women’s suffrage into the United States?
80. Who was the first female premier of a Canadian province?
81. What was the name of the female mathematician who developed concepts of abstract algebra and wrote influential textbooks?
82. Who was the first woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences?
83. Who is the artist who painted “A Subtlety”, also known as the “Sugar Sphinx”?
84. Who is the female athlete who has won the most Grand Slam titles in tennis?
85. Can you name the iconic talk show hosted by Oprah Winfrey during the 80s, 90s, and 2000s?
86. Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
87. Who was the first woman fighter pilot in the United States Air Force?
88. Who is the first female UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?
89. Who is the co-founder of the media company “i-D magazine”?
90. Who is the author of the book “The Handmaid’s Tale”?
91. Who is the fashion designer who founded the brand “Chloé”?
92. Who is the first female Nobel laureate in Economics?
93. Who is the British explorer who became the first woman to cross the Antarctic alone?
94. Who is the computer scientist who coined the term “bug” when she found a moth causing problems in a computer?
95. Hattie McDaniel became the first black woman to receive an Academy Award (Oscar). What character did she play?
96. Who was the first woman to be canonized a saint by the Roman Catholic Church?
97. Who was the first female philosopher to write a philosophical commentary on the works of Plato and Aristotle?
98. Who founded the modern environmental movement in Silent Spring, which led to a nationwide ban on DDT for agricultural uses?
99. Who was known as the “Queen of Gospel Music”?
100. Who was the first female astronaut to command a space shuttle mission?
101. Who was the first female physician in the Islamic world during the Middle Ages?
102. Which famous queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom in Egypt is known for her relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony?
103. Who is the author of the novel “Sense and Sensibility”?
104. Who was an American suffragist who was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the first woman to run for the U.S. Senate?
105. Who was the first female President of Brazil?
106. Who invented the life raft?
107. Who discovered the W chromosome in birds?
108. Who is the artist known for her paintings of enlarged flowers?
109. When was women’s soccer added to the Olympics?
110. Who was the first woman to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Director?
111. Who was the first woman of African-American descent in space?
112. Who was the first woman to serve as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury?
113. Who is the head of the International Monetary Fund since 2019?
114. Who co-founded Hewlett-Packard (HP)?
115. Who is the American feminist and journalist who co-founded the magazine “Ms.”?
116. Who was the first woman elected Vice President of the United States?
117. Who is the only woman to have won a Nobel Prize in two different sciences?
118. Which feminist anthem is Australian singer Helen Reddy known for?
119. Name the first African-American athlete to win a Grand Slam title in tennis.
120. Which woman is known as “Mutti” in German or “Mother” in English?
121. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States?
122. Who was the first woman to lead a major Western democracy?
123. Who is the woman who wrote “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”?
124. Who is the female singer known as the “Queen of Country Music”?
125. Which psychologist came up with the idea of “Sensory processing sensitivity” and the “highly sensitive person”?
126. Who became the first reigning queen of England in her own right in 1558?
127. Who was the female mathematician known for her work on the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics?
128. Who was the American suffragette who organized the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Procession in Washington D.C.?
129. Who was the first female president of Chile?
130. Who invented the first disposable coffee filter?
131. Who was the French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity?
132. Who is the surrealist artist known for her painting titled “The Frame”?
133. True or false? The first woman to become a head of state by democratic vote lead Iceland from the 1980s.
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