Wonderful Women quiz

On 8th March we mark International Women’s Day. What began 99 years ago in the US as a campaign for better pay and rights has become a global call to action, a celebration of women’s achievements.

We’re matching all purchases from the FabLittleBag website on IWD 2018 with donations of period supplies to food banks via Bloody Good Period, making it a feelgood day for all women.

In true FabLittleBag style, we pay tribute to some of these trailblazers with our Wonderful Women quiz. We hope it will leave you feeling as suitably inspired as it did us. Have a go…

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American explorer Aloha Wanderwell was the first woman to circle the world in a...

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Who was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

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In 1984 Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to have gone to space twice. She also holds the honour of being the first woman to...

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Kathryn Bigelow made movie history in 2010 for being the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director. What was the film?

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In 2013, Diana Nyad became the first woman to swim 110 gruelling miles from Cuba to Florida. How old was she at the time?

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She was just 18 when she wrote the UK’s first No1 single to be written by a woman. Who is she?

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What did Rosa Parks do in Alabama in 1955 that saw her hailed as The First Lady of Civil Rights?

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Little Women is regarded as the first literature for young girls. How long did this literary classic take Louisa May Alcott to write?

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As one of the most famous scientists in history, we’re all pretty up on what Marie Curie achieved. But which of these facts about our first Lady of Science ISN'T true?

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During an International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen in 1910, German politician Clara Zetkin proposed the idea of...

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