Quiz: Can You Name ALL These History-Making Women?

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Do you know your influential women?

Do you know your women's history? How many of these historical women can you name by just an image and a hint?

 Jan 24, 2021

1 of 28She fought for women’s right to vote.

Susan B. Anthony
via WIkimedia Commons | Library of Congress | Public Domain
Susan B. Anthony
Rosalind Franklin
Emmeline Pankhurst

2 of 28She was the Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh.

Cleopatra
via Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Boudicca
Cleopatra
Eleanor of Aquitaine

3 of 28She led the resistance for France in the Hundred Years War.

joan of arc
Public Domain
Joan of Arc
Josephine Butler
Mary Seacole

4 of 28She was a physicist and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

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Public Domain
Angela Burdett-Coutts
Marie Curie
Mary Wollstonecraft

5 of 28She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

amelia earhart
Underwood & Underwood | Public Domain
Jane Austen
Marie Stopes
Amelia Earhart

6 of 28She was Queen of England during the 1500's.

Elizabeth I
Public Domain
Elizabeth I
Queen Victoria
Virgin Mary

7 of 28She was a deaf, mute, and blind author.

Helen Keller
Public Domain
Mary Shelley
Helen Keller
Vera Atkins

8 of 28She founded a Catholic group of nuns in Calcutta, India.

Mother Teresa
Túrelio | Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Germany
Catherine the Great
Mother Teresa
Elizabeth Fry

9 of 28She was the first woman U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Sandra Day O’Connor
Library of Congress  | Public Domain
Sandra Day O’Connor
Grace Hopper
Mary Anning

10 of 28She set in motion the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Rosa Parks
Public Domain
Maryam Mirzakhani
Frida Kahlo
Rosa Parks

11 of 28She was the conductor on the Underground Railroad.

harriet tubman
Horatio Seymour Squyer | Public Domain
Harriet Tubman
Ethel Smyth
Wangari Maathai

12 of 28She was the first American woman in space.

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Public Domain
Laura Bassi
Marie Van Brittan Brown
Sally Ride

13 of 28She was a First Lady and a champion of human rights.

eleanor roosevelt
Public Domain
Eleanor Roosevelt
Junko Tabei
Gertrude Ederle

14 of 28She was the interpreter for Lewis and Clark.

Sacagawea
Public Domain
Sacagawea
Theodora
Hypatia

15 of 28She was the founder of the birth control movement in the U.S.

Margaret Sanger
Library of Congress | Public Domain
Eleanor Rathbone
Lise Meitner
Margaret Sanger

16 of 28Lawyer, writer and the first African-American First Lady

Google Images
Oprah Winfrey
Kamala Harris
Michelle Obama

17 of 28She was the first woman prime minister in European history.

margaret thatcher
Chris Collins / Margaret Thatcher Foundation / CC BY-SA 3.0
Margaret Thatcher
Virginia Woolf
Simone de Beauvoir

18 of 28American Poet, memoirist, spokesperson for women and civil rights activist.

Maya Angelou
via shutterstock
Maya Angelou
Selena Williams
Indira Gandhi

19 of 28She was a British nurse during the Crimean war.

Florence Nightingale
H. Lenthall, London | Public Domain
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Coco Chanel
Florence Nightingale

20 of 28She was the First Lady of Argentina during the 1940's.

Eva Peron
NATIONALENCYKLOPEDIN | Public Domain
Emily Hobhouse
Eva Peron
Artemisia Gentileschi

21 of 28She was a Jewish diarist during the Holocaust.

Anne Frank
Collectie Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam | Public Domain
Anne Frank
Zora Neale Hurston
Katharine Graham

22 of 28She was a British Royal known for humanitarian charity work.

princess diana
Russ Quinlan | CC BY-SA 2.0
Isabella of Castile
Princess Diana
Catherine of Siena

23 of 28She was the first computer programmer.

ada lovelace
Alfred Edward Chalon | Public Domain
Ada Lovelace
Aphra Behn
Isabella Bird

24 of 28She was a journalist who wrote about the poor and oppressed.

Nellie Bly
H. J. Myers, photographer | Public Domain
Suzanne Lenglen
Bessie Coleman
Nellie Bly

25 of 28She was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette
Meister der Erzherzoginnenportraits | Public Domain
Marie Antoinette
Catherine de’ Medici
Sarah Breedlove

26 of 28She was the first women to run for U.S. president for a major party.

hillary clinton
Hillary for Iowa | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
Gabriela Mistral
Clara Barton
Hillary Clinton

27 of 28This tennis player has won 3 of the 4 grand slams, 6 times!

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Serena Williams via Instagram @serenawilliams
Serena Williams
Mary Jackson
Viola Davis

28 of 28She was a Pakistani girl who campaigned for the right to education.

Malala Yousafzai
DFID - UK Department for International Development | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
Anna Akhmatova
Indira Gandhi
Malala Yousafzai
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Are you a historical expert? How well do you know the most influential, powerful, and noteworthy women throughout human history? Can you name them all by one image and a hint? History is one of the most important and fascinating subjects a person can study. Not only will you be more informed about past events, dates, and people, but you will also have a much better understanding of how the world works and where we are headed in the future. Do you know how certain people in history made their mark? Generations upon generations of people have influenced the world we live in today. As they've come and gone, they've left their mark on history. From famous First Ladies like Jackie Kennedy to famous activists like Rosa Parks, a true lover of women's history should be able to identify these other well known and powerful women without hesitation! The world has produced some of the most successful, talented, and beautiful famous women ever known, so you should be proud to know all of them and their accomplishments! From the politicians and scientists to the authors and artists to the humanitarians and musicians, we're going to quiz you on them all! All you need to do is look at a series of photos of different historical figures. Alongside each photo will be a hint about who the person was or what they accomplished many years ago. After reviewing both, you will need to match the mystery person up to their correct name to pass. Do you think you're smart enough about history to pass this quiz on the first try. It's time to find out! Good luck!