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Trivia Quiz - Women in American Politics


How much do you know about the women in politics?

Quiz Number: 4809
Date Submitted: November 07, 2012
Quiz Categories: American Government
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 50.7 percent
Times Taken: 27 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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Women in American Politics

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1. Who became the first woman in Congress on November 7, 1916?
  A.   Arabella Mansfield
  B.   Francis Perkins
  C.   Margaret Chase Smith
  D.   Jeanette Rankin

2. Who was the first First Lady to run for Public Office and also become the first Former First Lady to serve in a President's Cabinet?
  A.   Laura Bush
  B.   Hillary Clinton
  C.   Rosalyn Carter
  D.   Jacqueline Kennedy

3. Who was the first woman nominated for Vice- President on the Republican ticket and the first woman and youngest person ever elected Governor of Alaska?
  A.   Sarah Palin
  B.   Geraldine Ferraro
  C.   Frances Perkins
  D.   Margaret Chase Smith

4. Who was the first Woman nominated for Vice- President from a Major Political Party?
  A.   Jeanette Rankin
  B.   Sarah Palin
  C.   Geraldine Ferraro
  D.   Hillary Clinton

5. Who was the first Woman Presidential Candidate? Yes, there was one.
  A.   Margaret Chase Smith
  B.   Hattie Wyatt Caraway
  C.   Victoria Claflin Woodhull
  D.   Nellie Tayloe Ross

6. Who was the first Woman to be a United States Senator even though it was for only 2 days?
  A.   Rebecca Felton
  B.   Francis Perkins
  C.   Belva Lockwood
  D.   Sarah E. Goode

7. Who was the first Woman elected as a United States Senator in 1932?
  A.   Sarah Palin
  B.   Hattie Wyatt Caraway
  C.   Jeanette Rankin
  D.   Margaret Chase Smith

8. Who was the first Woman elected as a Governor of a U.S. State?
  A.   Margaret Chase Smith
  B.   Sarah Palin
  C.   Hillary Clinton
  D.   Nellie Tayloe Ross

9. Who was the first Woman to serve as a member of a Presidential Cabinet?
  A.   Frances Perkins
  B.   Margaret Chase Smith
  C.   Janet Reno
  D.   Hillary Clinton

10. Who was the first Woman nominated for U.S. President by a Major Political Party?
  A.   Jeanette Rankin
  B.   Hillary Clinton
  C.   Margaret Chase Smith
  D.   Frances Perkins


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