1. She defined an entire literary genre and wrote classics such as Pride and Prejudice. Who is she? Jane Austen
  2. True or False: Joan of Arc was nicked-named, 'The Warrior Saint'. False
  3. Mother Teresa, a prolific Roman Catholic nun, was born in which country? Albania
  4. She was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Who is she? Amelia Earhart
  5. Her accounts of World War II shed light on Hitler's rise to power while living as a Jew in Germany. Who is she? Anne Franke
  6. Viola Davis became the first black woman to win an Emmy for best actress in her role in which show? How to Get Away With Murder
  7. Who was the first woman to be named TIME Person of the Year? Wallis Simpson
  8. Who wrote the award-winning memoir, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"? Maya Angelou
  9. She was a pioneering physicist who coined the term radioactivity and discovered two new elements: radium and polonium. Who is she? Marie Curie

10. She called herself 'The Virgin Queen' because she chose to marry her country instead of a man. Who is she? Queen Elizabeth I

11. Which Ancient civilization gave women equal rights to the throne? Ancient Egypt

12. True or False: International Women's Day originated more than 100 years ago, dating back to 1909. True

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13. She spoke out about women's right to education. Shortly after, she survived a gunshot to the head. Who is she? Malala Yousafzai

14. What is the theme for International Women's Day 2022? Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow

15. Before they were known as "Destiny's Child", they were called what? Girl's Tyme

16. True or False: Amelia Earhart attempted to be the first person to fly around the world. She disappeared and her disappearance remained one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. True

17. True or False: Aretha Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. True

18. True or False: Three quarters of the 10,000 staff members working on cracking German codes during WWII were women. True

19. Who said "Truth is powerful and it prevails"? Sojourner Truth

20. Who sang the chart-topping song "My Heart Will Go On"? Celine Dion

21. This legendary heroine took her aged father's place in the conscription for the army by disguising herself as a man. Who is she? Hua Mulan

22. The original Mary Poppins film was released on which year? 1964

23. Which Emma helped launched the UN Women campaign 'HeForShe' which advocates for gender equality? Emma Watson

24. In 2020, the theme for International Women's Day was which? I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights

25. Who is known to be the first female computer programmer? Ada Lovelace

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26. What is the name of the all-female group of park rangers that protect wildlife in South Africa? Black Mambas

27. True or False: Cleopatra believed herself to be a living goddess, and she often used clever stagecraft to woo potential allies and reinforce her divine status. True

28. Which 2016 movie portrayed the roles of 3 female African-American mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race? Hidden Figures

29. Which nickname was given to the all-female aviator crew who bombed Nazis by night in WWII? Night Witches

30. International Women's Day was originally called what? National Woman's Day

31. Where was National Women's Day first celebrated? New York

32. She became the first African-American female billionaire. Who is she? Oprah Winfrey

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