Famous Women

 

Famous Women

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1.

Who was Indira Gandhi?

The first female prime minister of India
The wife of Mahatma Gandhi
A famous Indian actress
The first woman to fly to the moon
I don't know
2.

Which of the following books is NOT by Jane Austen:

Emma
Sense and Sensibility
Crime and Punishment
Pride and Prejudice
I don't know
3.

Georgia O'Keefe is best known for:

Her brilliant acting role opposite Clark Gable
Her contributions in the race to find the cure for cancer
Her paintings of flowers and nature
Her wit and charm and biting political satire
I don't know
4.

What was Amelia Earhart's (1898-1937) great feat?

She invented the helicopter
She flew over the Atlantic Ocean alone
She learned to fly an airplane upside down
She jumped out of an airplane and lived
I don't know
5.

Which of the following is NOT true of Marie Curie (1867-1934)?

She is only the 3rd person to win the Nobel Prize in both physics and chemistry.
She was born in Warsaw, Poland.
She died of leukemia, thought to have been induced due to prolonged exposure to radiation.
She won 2 Nobel prizes, one for the joint investigation of uranium and radioactive materials, and one for chemistry.
She worked with her husband until he was killed by a horse-drawn carriage.
I don't know

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