Statistics for QRUs Most Important Women in History

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  • The average score is 22 of 100

Answer Stats

Rang Hint Answer % Correct
1Pioneered radioactivityMarie Skłodowska Curie
99%
3Virgin Queen who oversaw a British Golden AgeElizabeth I
99%
22Discovered artificial radioactivityIrène Joliot-Curie
95%
29Pharaoh and lover of Caesar and Mark AntonyCleopatra VII
94%
25Queen of the British Empire and Empress of IndiaVictoria I
91%
9Empress of Russia, presided over the age of Russian EnlightenmentCatherine the Great
84%
37Iron Lady of the United KingdomMargaret Thatcher
82%
12Prime Minister of IndiaIndira Gandhi
81%
4Founder of modern nursingFlorence Nightingale
80%
10Vital in the unification of SpainIsabella I
80%
49American civil rights activist, sat in a busRosa Parks
77%
82Soldier and cultural hero of FranceJeanne d'Arc
70%
26Preeminent author of the 18th centuryJane Austen
70%
51Deaf-blind author and activistHelen Keller
66%
94Mexican painterFrida Kahlo
59%
89Argentine First Lady and cultural iconEva Perón
58%
2Regarded as the first computer programmerAda Lovelace
48%
84Icon of American Pop cultureMarilyn Monroe
47%
90Prime Minister of PakistanBenazir Bhutto
46%
52Notable primatologist and anthropologist, famous for her work with chimpanzeesJane Goodall
44%
85Prime Minister of IsraelGolda Meir
44%
68Abolitionist and women's rights activist, furthered the Underground RailroadHarriet Tubman
39%
8Influential philosopher of feminism and existentialismSimone de Beauvoir
37%
17Sometimes called the inventor of modern science fictionMary Shelley
37%
31Empress of the Habsburg EmpireMaria Theresa
33%
46Controversial British suffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst
32%
86Innovative English modernist writer, pioneered the stream of consciousnessVirginia Woolf
30%
91Risqué painter of flowersGeorgia O'Keeffe
29%
20Birth control activist, founder of Planned ParenthoodMargaret Sanger
27%
7Notable chemist, codiscovered the structure of DNARosalind Franklin
25%
73Mathematician and logician, notable for her contribution to color visionChristine Ladd-Franklin
23%
98Chinese rebel leader, inspired the Red Eyebrow rebellionMother Lü
22%
74President of the PhilippinesCorazon Aquino
19%
83American author and abolitionistHarriet Beecher Stowe
18%
54Marine biologist and conservationist, her "Silent Spring" influenced the environmental movementRachel Carson
18%
87Polish-German marxist and revolutionistRosa Luxemburg
18%
43Pioneer of social work and the settlement movementJane Addams
15%
16Powerful pharaohHatshepsut
15%
11Philosopher and political theorist, known for the "banality of evil"Hannah Arendt
14%
48Contributed to nuclear physics, called the "Chinese Madame Curie"Chien-Shiung Wu
13%
32Dowager and regent of the Qing dynastyCixi
13%
5Made major contributions to mathematics, especially abstract algebra and theoretical physicsEmmy Noether
13%
93Forerunner of feminism and anarchismMary Wollstonecraft
13%
81Psychiatrist, known for her theory on the stages of griefElisabeth Kübler-Ross
13%
61Theologian and esotericist, founder of Christian ScienceMary Baker Eddy
11%
30Acclaimed musician of the Romantic eraClara Schumann
11%
50Abolitionist and suffragist, wrote the Declaration of SentimentsElizabeth Cady Stanton
10%
100Powerfull duchess of the Middle Ages, leader of the Second CrusadeEleanor of Aquitaine
9%
13Codiscovered nuclear fissionLise Meitner
9%
96Figure of the Cultural Revolution and part of the Gang of FourJiang Qing
9%
57Queen of the Palmyrene Empire, conquered much of the Roman EastZenobia
6%
14Originator of Theosophy, strongly influenced modern esotericismHelena Blavatsky
6%
97Queen of England, important figure in the Wars of the RosesMargaret of Anjou
5%
19Inventor of the nuclear shell modelMaria Goeppert Mayer
5%
39Expanded China and presided over a Golden AgeWu Zetian
5%
92Accomplished author of 17th century BritainAphra Behn
5%
69Accomplished baroque painterArtemisia Gentileschi
5%
28German author, mystic, musician and founder of scientific natural historyHildegard von Bingen
5%
6Pioneered investigative journalismIda Tarbell
4%
67One of the greats of classic Japanese literatureMurasaki Shikibu
4%
60Queen of England and first female ambassador in European historyCatharine of Aragon
4%
76Mexican nun, poet and composer, known as the "Mexican Phoenix"Juana Inés de la Cruz
3%
75Famous painter of the 19th centuryRosa Bonheur
3%
71Praised African-American poet and slavePhills Wheatley
3%
15Notable genetic scientist, discovered transpositionBarbara McClintock
3%
47German astronomer, discovered several cometsCaroline Herschel
3%
62Jewish author and nobel laureateNelly Sachs
3%
40Foundational contributor to American abolitionism and women's rightsLucy Stone
3%
59Mathematician, pioneered Elasticity and Number theorySophie Germain
3%
41Developer of protein crystallographyDorothy Hodgkin
3%
55Italian neurobiologist and senatorRita Levi-Montalcini
3%
24Discovered sex chromosomesNettie Stevens
3%
66Activist for women's rights, Indian and Irish self rule and theosophyAnnie Besant
1%
36Discovered a way to measure distances to other galaxiesHenrietta Swan Leavitt
1%
88Leading figure of entomology and scientific illustratorMaria Sibylla Merian
1%
27Influencial director, pioneered split screen and sound in moviesLois Weber
1%
65Scheming roman regent, sister, aunt or grandmother of five Roman emperorsJulia Maesa
1%
95Pioneer of women's liberation in South AsiaBegum Rokeya
1%
33First to define the greenhouse effectEunice Newton Foote
1%
23Conducted research on the blood-brain barrier that saved thousands of livesLina Stern
1%
79Pathologist, notable researcher of cancerous cellsElizabeth Stern
1%
34Nobel laureate, discovered glycogen metabolismGerty Cori
1%
77Journalist and lesbian activistAnna Rüling
1%
56Founder of academical social workSophonisba Breckingridge
1%
70Indian poet, first female poet to have a diwanMah Laqa Bai
1%
63Chinese empress and regent, adopted paper and patronized arts and scienceDeng Sui
1%
64Nigerian women's rights activist and "Mother of Africa"Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
1%
18Discovered catalysis and photoreductionElizabeth Fulhame
0%
99Controversial author, feminist and pacifist of post-classical japanYosano Akiko
0%
21Developed midwifery notablyLouise Bourgeois Boursier
0%
44Accomplished silesian astronomer and polymathMaria Cunitz
0%
35Contributed to the foundations of quantum mechanicsGrete Hermann
0%
38Pioneered the use of aquaria in scienceJeanne Villepreux-Power
0%
42Notable programmer, invented breakpoints in debuggingBetty Holberton
0%
45Contributed heavily to analysis and mechanicsSofia Kovalevskaya
0%
80Foundational figure of home economicsEllen Swallow Richards
0%
78Cofounder of the Iroquois ConfederacyJigonhsasee
0%
53Transitional figure in anthropologyRuth Benedict
0%
72Botanist and photography pioneerAnna Atkins
0%
58Conceptualized kinetic energyÉmilie du Châtelet
0%

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