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Women in Business Quiz

How much do you know about powerful businesswomen?

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How much do you know about powerful businesswomen?

1. What cosmetics executive is known for giving pink Cadillacs as incentives for her sales staff?

  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Mary Kay Ash
  • Estée Lauder

2. Her 1989 conviction for income tax evasion and her tough reputation earned this hotel owner the nickname 'The Queen of Mean.'

  • Leona Helmsley
  • Francesca Hilton
  • Joan Rivers

3. Former publisher of the Washington Post newspaper and Newsweek magazine, she is one of the more prominent women in American business.

  • Norma Louise Post
  • Barbara Walters
  • Katharine Graham

4. After working as a stockbroker, she founded a catering company that led to a magazine and TV show devoted to cooking and entertaining.

  • Martha Stewart
  • Ann Landers
  • Donna Karan

5. What newspaper columnist wrote a best-selling book on personal finance in 1975?

  • Suze Orman
  • Liz Smith
  • Sylvia Porter

6. The first woman to purchase a seat on the New York Stock Exchange was:

  • Hetty Green
  • Muriel Siebert
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

7. Known as the 'Queen of Seventh Avenue,' this fashion designer launched her own line in 1984.

  • Gloria Vanderbilt
  • Donna Karan
  • Liz Claiborne

8. This former maid was the first woman to sell products by mail order, organize a nationwide door-to-door sales force, and open her own beauty school.

  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Helena Rubinstein
  • Madame C. J. Walker

9. She became so prominent in the American labor movement that she earned the nickname 'Mother.'

  • Mary Harris Jones
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Ida Tarbell

10. This leading New York publisher specializes in celebrity 'tell all' books.

  • Tina Brown
  • Helen Gurley Brown
  • Judith Regan

1. What cosmetics executive is known for giving pink Cadillacs as incentives for her sales staff?
Mary Kay Ash

2. Her 1989 conviction for income tax evasion and her tough reputation earned this hotel owner the nickname 'The Queen of Mean.'
Leona Helmsley

3. Former publisher of the Washington Post newspaper and Newsweek magazine, she is one of the more prominent women in American business.
Katharine Graham

4. After working as a stockbroker, she founded a catering company that led to a magazine and TV show devoted to cooking and entertaining.
Martha Stewart

5. What newspaper columnist wrote a best-selling book on personal finance in 1975?
Sylvia Porter

6. The first woman to purchase a seat on the New York Stock Exchange was:
Muriel Siebert

7. Known as the 'Queen of Seventh Avenue,' this fashion designer launched her own line in 1984.
Donna Karan

8. This former maid was the first woman to sell products by mail order, organize a nationwide door-to-door sales force, and open her own beauty school.
Madame C. J. Walker

9. She became so prominent in the American labor movement that she earned the nickname 'Mother.'
Mary Harris Jones

10. This leading New York publisher specializes in celebrity 'tell all' books.
Judith Regan

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