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Women Pioneers

Who was the first woman in space? Take this quiz and learn about women pioneers.

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Who was the first woman in space? Take this quiz and learn about women pioneers.

1. Who was the first woman in space?

  • Sally Ride.
  • Christa McAuliffe.
  • Valentina Tereshkova

2. These days, we see the words ecology and environment everywhere. But that wasn't always the case. Who jumpstarted the environmentalist movement in America?

  • Rachel Carson
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • Pearl Buck

3. "Dolly Vardens" was what?

  • A popular drink in the 1920's, named after the first woman to perform at Harlem's fashionable Cotton Club.
  • The nickname given to the first woman to campaign to be Mayor of New Orleans.
  • The first women's baseball team.

4. Who was the first woman to have a solo exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art?

  • Georgia O'Keefe
  • Josephine Joy
  • Frida Kahlo

5. Who was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction?

  • Edith Wharton.
  • Flannery O'Connor.
  • Katherine Anne Porter.

1. Who was the first woman in space?
Valentina Tereshkova

2. These days, we see the words ecology and environment everywhere. But that wasn't always the case. Who jumpstarted the environmentalist movement in America?
Rachel Carson

3. "Dolly Vardens" was what?
The first women's baseball team.

4. Who was the first woman to have a solo exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art?
Josephine Joy

5. Who was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction?
Edith Wharton.

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