Women Adventurers Quiz

How much do you know about the bravest female explorers throughout history?

Quiz

How much do you know about the bravest female explorers throughout history?

1. Who beat the fictitious Phileas Fogg by going around the world in 72 days rather than 80?

  • Nellie Bly
  • Osa Johnson
  • Julia Tuttle

2. Who was the first person to fly solo from East to West across the Atlantic?

  • Amelia Earhart
  • Harriet Quimby
  • Beryl Markham

3. Who was the first woman to command a space shuttle mission?

  • Eileen Collins
  • Mae Jemison
  • Sally Ride

4. Who was the first woman to fly over the North Pole?

5. Who was the first woman to drive in the Indy 500?

  • Janet Guthrie
  • Shirley Muldowney
  • Danica Patrick

6. Who founded the city of Miami, Fla.?

  • Deborah Samson
  • Annie Smith Peck
  • Julia Tuttle

7. What African mountain did Mary Henrietta Kingsley climb?

8. Who was the first black aviator to get a pilot's license?

  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • Katherine Stinson
  • Bessie Coleman

9. Who was the first woman member of the Royal Geographic Society?

  • Lady Hester Stanhope
  • Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop
  • Deborah Moody

10. Who was Lewis and Clark's guide?

  • Mary Crow Dog
  • Sacajawea
  • Sanapia

Your Results:

1. Who beat the fictitious Phileas Fogg by going around the world in 72 days rather than 80?
Nellie Bly

2. Who was the first person to fly solo from East to West across the Atlantic?
Beryl Markham

3. Who was the first woman to command a space shuttle mission?
Eileen Collins

4. Who was the first woman to fly over the North Pole?
Louise Arner Boyd

5. Who was the first woman to drive in the Indy 500?
Janet Guthrie

6. Who founded the city of Miami, Fla.?
Julia Tuttle

7. What African mountain did Mary Henrietta Kingsley climb?
Mount Cameroon

8. Who was the first black aviator to get a pilot's license?
Bessie Coleman

9. Who was the first woman member of the Royal Geographic Society?
Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

10. Who was Lewis and Clark's guide?
Sacajawea

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