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Influential Women by Letter

Identify each woman from history based on the first initial of her last name.
I was unable to find important historical women whose last names began with a Q or a Z.
Quiz by Elan
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Last updated: February 9, 2016
First submittedNovember 9, 2015
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Letter
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Answer
A
Iconic French woman who assisted France in the Hundred Years' War.
Joan of Arc
B
Founder of the American Red Cross
Clara Barton
C
Polish physicist who studied radioactivity
Marie Curie
D
Very private 19th century American poet, considered one of the most significant in US history
Emily Dickinson
E
First female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
Amelia Earhart
F
Young Holocaust victim who wrote about her experience hiding from the Nazis
Anne Frank
G
First and only female Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
H
Successful ancient Egyptian pharaoh
Queen Hatshepsut
I
Queen of Castille whose marriage to Ferdinand II of Aragon united Spain
Isabella I
J
Birth name of an American patron of the arts and inventor of the modern bra
Mary Phelps Jacob
K
Iconic American deafblind author and lecturer
Helen Keller
L
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low
M
Entomologist during the Scientific Revolution
Maria Merian
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N
English founder of modern nursing
Florence Nightingale
O
American artist best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers
Georgia O'Keeffe
P
African-American Civil Rights activist who famously refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus
Rosa Parks
Q
First female and first openly gay Speaker of the New York Council
Christine Quinn
R
"First Lady of the World"
Eleanor Roosevelt
S
Ancient Greek lyric poet
Sappho
T
Strong-willed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Margaret Thatcher
U
World-class Japanese British classical pianist
Mitsuko Uchida
V
Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India, for whom an entire era is named
Queen Victoria
W
Enlightenment philosopher, author, and feminist
Mary Wollstonecraft
Y
Current Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner
Malala Yousafzai
Z
American multi-sport athlete
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
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level 62
Nov 10, 2015
I would love it if you gave me feedback so I can improve on this quiz.
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level 66
Feb 8, 2016
Nice quiz :-) Feedback: Some clues could be slightly more specific, D could potentially be a few people. And suggestion for Q, Christine Callaghan Quinn.
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level 62
Feb 8, 2016
Thanks for the feedback. I actually like Emily Dickinson for D, but if you think there are better answers, I'm up for suggestions. Also. I have added Christine Quinn for Q.
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level 66
Feb 9, 2016
Great stuff. No Emily Dickinson's a great one, what I meant is the clue is a little vague so it could be one a few different poets that begin with D, but then again she's undoubtedly the most famous so it probably doesn't matter. Just ignore me.