Do You Recognize These 12 Famous Women?

It's hard to believe that there are many famous women you wouldn't recognize on the street. See how many of these famous women from the past and present you can identify.
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This woman was famous in the 1890's, but you should still recognize her today.
Florence Nightingale
Elizabeth Blackwell
Susan B. Anthony
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This woman is famous for authoring children's books.
Judy Blume
Margaret Wise Brown
Beverly Cleary
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This young woman is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate ever.
Mona Mikhai
Nazik al-Mal'aika
Malala Yousafzai
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This woman was a famous marine biologist and environmentalist who successfully fought the impact of toxic chemicals and pesticides.
Mara Carter
Rachel Carson
Maude Barlow
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This woman is a famous first. Who is she and what uniform is she wearing?
Penny Harrington in a Police Uniform
Sally Ride in a NASA Uniform
Regina Mills in a Navy Uniform
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This woman was a child star who later became a diplomat.
Jane Withers
Deanna Durbin
Shirley Temple
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This woman is famous for winning three gold medals and setting a world record in the 1960 Olympics.
Wilma Rudolph
Ora Washington
Althea Gibson
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This woman is an actress, but that's not what she's famous for. Who is she and what is she best known for?
Caroline Wozniacki is a tennis player.
Ronda Rousy is a mixed martial artist.
Kaylyn Kyle is a soccer player.
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Time named this woman the "ultimate role model for women in science.”
Patricia Bath
Shirley Ann Jackson
Mae C. Jemison
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With over 15 million subscribers, this young woman is famous on Youtube.
Jenna N. Mourey
Bethany Mota
Zoe Sugg
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Who is this famous comedian and voice actress?
Kate McKinnon
Maya Rudolph
Maria Bamford
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This woman is famous for being the first open lesbian elected to a state Senate.
Sherry Harris
Dale McCormick
Tammy Baldwin
Result
You could be missing a lot of autograph opportunities, because you wouldn't know most of these famous women if you met them on the street. The singers and actresses may have your attention right now, but you can always learn more about the famous and influential women of sports, politics and science.

C+, Missing Autograph Opportunities

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If you ran into these women on the street, you may not recognize them all, but you'd know enough of them to get a few autographs - if you get their names right. Broaden your horizons to discover more women who are famous for their impact on art, science and history.

B+, A Few Autographs

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If you run into any of these famous women, you'll know to get an autograph. You recognized the majority, and you clearly know something about the worlds of science, sports and politics. Your ability to identify this many famous women is truly impressive.

A+, All The Autographs

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1
This woman was famous in the 1890's, but you should still recognize her today.
Florence Nightingale
Elizabeth Blackwell
Susan B. Anthony
2
This woman is famous for authoring children's books.
Judy Blume
Margaret Wise Brown
Beverly Cleary
3
This young woman is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate ever.
Mona Mikhai
Nazik al-Mal'aika
Malala Yousafzai
4
This woman was a famous marine biologist and environmentalist who successfully fought the impact of toxic chemicals and pesticides.
Mara Carter
Rachel Carson
Maude Barlow
5
This woman is a famous first. Who is she and what uniform is she wearing?
Penny Harrington in a Police Uniform
Sally Ride in a NASA Uniform
Regina Mills in a Navy Uniform
6
This woman was a child star who later became a diplomat.
Jane Withers
Deanna Durbin
Shirley Temple
7
This woman is famous for winning three gold medals and setting a world record in the 1960 Olympics.
Wilma Rudolph
Ora Washington
Althea Gibson
8
This woman is an actress, but that's not what she's famous for. Who is she and what is she best known for?
Caroline Wozniacki is a tennis player.
Ronda Rousy is a mixed martial artist.
Kaylyn Kyle is a soccer player.
9
Time named this woman the "ultimate role model for women in science.”
Patricia Bath
Shirley Ann Jackson
Mae C. Jemison
10
With over 15 million subscribers, this young woman is famous on Youtube.
Jenna N. Mourey
Bethany Mota
Zoe Sugg
11
Who is this famous comedian and voice actress?
Kate McKinnon
Maya Rudolph
Maria Bamford
12
This woman is famous for being the first open lesbian elected to a state Senate.
Sherry Harris
Dale McCormick
Tammy Baldwin