AOLP Women's Symposium

Question 1 of 15

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Australia currently has a female prime minister.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 15

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In 1960, she became the world’s first female prime minister in Sri Lanka.

Select one of the following:

  • a. Golda Meir

  • b. Sirimavo Bandaranaike

  • c. Indira Gandhi

  • d. Elisabeth Domitien

Question 3 of 15

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She was the first African American woman to become the Secretary of State of the United States of America. Her name comes from Italian and means "to play with sweetness," a musical term.

Select one of the following:

  • Condoleezza Rice

  • Miriam A. Ferguson

  • Patience Sewell Latting

  • Madeleine Albright

Question 4 of 15

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She served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, making her the first woman to hold this position not only in the UK, but also in Europe.

Select one of the following:

  • Hanna Suchocka

  • Margaret Thatcher

  • Edith Cresson

  • Elisabeth Domitien

Question 5 of 15

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Victoria Woodhull was the first American woman to do what?

Select one of the following:

  • Run for mayor.

  • Run for governor.

  • Run for president.

Question 6 of 15

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Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was the youngest woman in her country to do what?

Select one of the following:

  • Graduate from college.

  • Run for parliament.

  • Become a political party leader.

Question 7 of 15

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Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to U.S. Congress and the only legislator to do what?

Select one of the following:

  • Vote against U.S. involvement in World War I.

  • Vote against U.S. involvement in World War II.

  • Vote against enacting the New Deal.

Question 8 of 15

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Shirley Chisholm, America's first black woman elected to Congress, hailed from what state?

Select one of the following:

  • California

  • New York

  • Michigan

Question 9 of 15

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Which country was the first to grant women the right to vote?

Select one of the following:

  • Switzerland

  • France

  • New Zealand

Question 10 of 15

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Which Nordic country was the first to establish a cabinet with equal numbers of men and women?

Select one of the following:

  • Sweden

  • Norway

  • Iceland

Question 11 of 15

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Women currently make up 50.8 percent of the U.S. population and hold what percentage of Fortune 500 board seats?

Select one of the following:

  • 8%

  • 12.5%

  • 16.9%

  • 22.3%

Question 12 of 15

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Who was the first woman to be confirmed by the Senate to lead the Federal Reserve?

Select one of the following:

  • Megan Smith

  • Janet Yellen

  • Hilary Clinton

Question 13 of 15

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Sandra Day O’Connor was the first female member of the _______?

Select one of the following:

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States Congress

  • United States Senate

Question 14 of 15

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Mary Barra is the first female CEO of what major global automaker?

Select one of the following:

  • General Motors

  • BMW

  • Volkswagen

Question 15 of 15

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As of February 2015, how many women currently serve as Heads of State worldwide?

Select one of the following:

  • 26

  • 15

  • 10

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