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Celebrate Women’s History Month by testing your knowledge about famous women throughout history. 

INTERACTIVE QUIZ

1.) Liquid paper, also known as white out, was invented by this American inventor:
(a) Bette Nesmith Graham
(b) Mary Anderson
(c) Maria Beasley
(d) Ruth Graves Wakefield

2.) Which environmentalist is best known for her work with chimpanzees?
(a) Rachel Carson
(b) Erin Brockovich
(c) Sy Montgomery
(d) Jane Goodall

3.) The “Gong and Signal Chair,” a chair with a button on it that, when pressed, illuminates a a light on the back of the chair, was patented by this 19th century inventor:
(a) Margaret Knight
(b) Miriam Benjamin
(c) Ellen F. Eglin
(d) Elizabeth Magie

4.) This Southern chef and entrepreneur is known as the first African-American culinary icon:
(a) Sunny Anderson
(b) Carla Hall
(c) Lena Richard
(d) Kardea Brown

5.) This woman was the first African-American female astronaut:
(a) Amelia Earhart
(b) Mae C. Jemison
(c) Stephanie Wilson
(d) Sally Ride

6.) In 1926, this athlete from New York became the first woman to swim the English Channel:
(a) Gertrude Caroline Ederle
(b) May Sutton
(c) Helen Meany
(d) Helen Wills

7.) This American physician is known for her groundbreaking treatment and care of premature infants:
(a) Elizabeth Blackwell
(b) Florence Aby Blanchfield
(c) Ethel Collins Dunham
(d) Gladys Rowena Henry Dick

8.) In 1978, she became the first woman mayor of San Francisco:
(a) Muriel Bowser
(b) Rhine McLin
(c)  Janet Gray Hayes
(d) Dianne Feinstein

1) A; 2) D; 3) B; 4) C; 5) B; 6) A; 7) C; 8)