Can You Match These Amazing Women To Their Inventions?

These amazing women changed the way we live our lives each and every day! Think you can match each of these amazing women to their epic contributions? Embark on this inventive quiz and see just how much you know! Are you an inventor at heart?
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The world owes Melitta Bentz an enormous debt. Do you know why?
She invented chewing gum.
She invented the coffee filter.
She invented the tea bag.
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Mary Anderson changed our lives forever when she invented the....
Flash light
Headlight
Windshield wiper
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Why was Marie Curie awarded a second Nobel Prize?
She discovered gravity.
She discovered polonium and radium.
She discovered the X-ray machine.
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Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson changed phone calls forever when she introduced....
Digital voicemail
The answering machine
Caller ID and Call waiting
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Why is Grace Hopper famous?
She invented coding.
She invented the Memex.
She invented Harvard's Mark I computer.
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Josephine Cochrane changed this household chore forever when she invented....
The Swiffer mop
Vacuum cleaners
Dishwashers
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We can all feel a bit safer thanks to Marie Van Brittan Brown. What invention did she give us?
Security cameras
Home security systems
Anti-lock brakes
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Stephanie Kwolek's 1964 invention is still used in hundreds of products. Do you know what it is?
Rubber
Plastic
Kevlar
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Which female inventor patented the first hand-cranked ice cream freezer in 1843?
Nancy Johnson
Elizabeth Magie
Rachel Adams
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If you've ever played Monopoly, you have this woman to thank.
Ann Tsukamoto
Ada Lovelace
Elizabeth Magie
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Which famous Hollywood actress developed a radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during World War II?
Rita Hayworth
Katherine Hepburn
Hedy Lamarr
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Which female inventor was nicknamed “the lady Edison"?
Rosalind Franklin
Margaret Knight
Ann Beasley
Result
While you may love and value these female founded inventions, you're not quite clear on the ladies who brought them to life! Worry not, though you didn't pass this quiz, you learned a bit more about these famous female inventors. Now go forth and create!

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These famous female inventors changed our lives in a myriad of ways! Though some have forgotten their great contributions, you know just how much these women brought to the table. Not only did you pass this inventive quiz, but you know your female led history better than most!

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Like any true inventor, you value the ideas and inventions that these amazing women brought to the table. From the windshield wiper to the home security system, our lives would look mighty different without these epic ideas. You value these women by remembering their contributions and what they brought to the world!

A+, A True Inventor

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1
The world owes Melitta Bentz an enormous debt. Do you know why?
She invented chewing gum.
She invented the coffee filter.
She invented the tea bag.
2
Mary Anderson changed our lives forever when she invented the....
Flash light
Headlight
Windshield wiper
3
Why was Marie Curie awarded a second Nobel Prize?
She discovered gravity.
She discovered polonium and radium.
She discovered the X-ray machine.
4
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson changed phone calls forever when she introduced....
Digital voicemail
The answering machine
Caller ID and Call waiting
5
Why is Grace Hopper famous?
She invented coding.
She invented the Memex.
She invented Harvard's Mark I computer.
6
Josephine Cochrane changed this household chore forever when she invented....
The Swiffer mop
Vacuum cleaners
Dishwashers
7
We can all feel a bit safer thanks to Marie Van Brittan Brown. What invention did she give us?
Security cameras
Home security systems
Anti-lock brakes
8
Stephanie Kwolek's 1964 invention is still used in hundreds of products. Do you know what it is?
Rubber
Plastic
Kevlar
9
Which female inventor patented the first hand-cranked ice cream freezer in 1843?
Nancy Johnson
Elizabeth Magie
Rachel Adams
10
If you've ever played Monopoly, you have this woman to thank.
Ann Tsukamoto
Ada Lovelace
Elizabeth Magie
11
Which famous Hollywood actress developed a radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during World War II?
Rita Hayworth
Katherine Hepburn
Hedy Lamarr
12
Which female inventor was nicknamed “the lady Edison"?
Rosalind Franklin
Margaret Knight
Ann Beasley