INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY QUIZ - Answers


PART ONE:WOMEN'S ISSUES

  1. March 8

  2. 50%

  3. 70%

  4. 0%

  5. 56%

  6. Beijing

PART II: WOMEN LEADERS

Sample answers:

1. Cleopatra Egypt 51BC
2. Empress Himiko Japan 188AD
3. Queen Victoria United Kingdom 1837
4. Queen Elizabeth II United Kingdom 1952
5. S.Bandaranaike Sri Lanka 1960
6. Indira Gandhi India 1966
7. Golda Meir Israel 1969
8. Eva Peron Argentina 1974
9. Margaret Thatcher United Kingdom 1979
10. 10 Vigdis Finnbogadottir Iceland 1980
11. Cory Aquino The Philippines 1986
12. Benazzir Bhutto Pakistan 1988
13. Mary Robinson Ireland 1990
14. Helen Clark New Zealand 1999
15. Tarja Halonen Finland 2000
16. Gloria Arroyo The Philippines 2001
17. Megawati Sukarno Indonesia 2001

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PART III: True or False

All items (a - f) are true.

PART IV Women’s History

What year did the following events take place?

1910 - First woman pilot to fly solo.
1924 - First woman governor of a US state.
1960 - First woman prime minister elected.
1963 - First woman astronaut goes into space.
1975 - First woman to climb Mount Everest.
1976 - First woman to sail around the world.
1988 - First woman bull fighter makes debut.

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PART V - Women and the Vote

Matching: When did women get the vote?

New Zealand 1893
Finland 1906
United States 1920
Philippines 1938
Japan 1945
Switzerland 1971

PART VI Women Round the World

a. Saudi Arabia
b. India
c. USA
d. Japan
e. Korea
f. Sweden
g. Sri Lanka
h. England