Statistics for Famous Female Scientists

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  • This quiz has been taken 27 times
    (18 since last reset)
  • The average score is 5 of 16

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Discovered chemical elements such as poloniumMarie Curie
86%
Studied and cared for chimpanzees in TanzaniaJane Goodall
71%
Helped to discover the structure of DNARosalind Franklin
57%
Developed what is often considered the first computer programAda Lovelace
50%
Became the first American woman to fly in spaceSally Ride
50%
Developed radio guidance system during WW2; she was also an actressHedy Lamarr
36%
Calculated orbits for space flights at NASAKatherine Johnson
29%
Exposed the harmful effects of pesticides like DDTRachel Carson
29%
Became the first woman to fly in space; from the Soviet UnionValentina Tereshkova
21%
Studied meiosis and gene transposition in maize plantsBarbara McClintock
14%
Helped to discover nuclear fission and the element protactiniumLise Meitner
14%
Discovered fossils in England, contributing to paleontologyMary Anning
14%
Worked as experimental physicist and contributed to Manhattan ProjectChien-Shiung Wu
7%
Became the first female doctor in the USElizabeth Blackwell
7%
Co-discovered the role of CRISPR Cas9 in gene editingEmmanuelle Charpentier
7%
Co-discovered the role of CRISPR Cas9 in gene editingJennifer Doudna
7%

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