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How Well Do You Know Women?

So you say you're an "expert" in ladies ...

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  1. 1. The red arrow is pointing at what?

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    The uterus
    The cervix
  2. 2. Who is the richest woman in the world?

    Christy Walton (of the Wal-Mart family)
    Oprah
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Forbes named Christy Walton the world's richest woman this year. Her net worth is $36.7 billion.

  3. 3. Who was the first female director to win an Oscar?

    Sofia Coppola
    Kathryn Bigelow
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kathryn Bigelow won the 2009 Oscar for Best Director for The Hurt Locker. (Sofia Coppola won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Lost in Translation in 2004.)

  4. 4. What does IUD stand for?

    Intrauterine device
    Inferior Urinary Disease
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    An intrauterine device — or IUD — is a form of birth control.

  5. 5. In the United States, when did women get the right to vote?

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    1920
    1927
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    All women were granted the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment on Aug. 18, 1920.

  6. 6. Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant on her period?

    Yes
    No
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Although it is the least likely time in a woman's cycle to get pregnant, it is possible.

  7. 7. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

    Marie Curie
    Bertha von Suttner
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Curie won the Nobel Prize in 1903 for her work on radiation. She's also the only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice.

  8. 8. What is the cervix?

    It the lower part of the uterus that connects the vagina to the uterus.
    The membrane surrounding the vagina.
  9. 9. Which one of these titles has Hillary Clinton NOT yet held?

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    United States Congresswoman
    United States Senator
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Other titles Hil has held include United States Secretary of State, First Lady of the United States, and First Lady of Arkansas.

  10. 10. True or False: Women have more taste buds than men.

    True
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In general, women are better at recognizing specific tastes, and research has found that women do have more taste buds than men.

  11. 11. What does PCOS stand for?

    Premenstrual cystic ovarian system
    Polycystic ovary syndrome
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    PCOS is a condition wherein women with enlarged ovaries may experience "infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods, excess hair growth, acne, and obesity" (among other things).

  12. 12. Which country currently has a woman serving as head of government?

    Germany
    England
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Germany! Angela Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005.

  13. 13. When did Amelia Earhart embark on the first solo flight across the Atlantic by a woman?

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    1932
    1928
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Earhart's 15-hour flight from Newfoundland to Ireland made her an international hero.

  14. 14. The chromosomes determining female sex are:

    XX
    XY
  15. 15. Which arrow is pointing to the clitoris?

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    A
    B
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The clitoris is at the top. The B arrow points to the urethra. That's where the pee comes out.

  16. 16. Which social media platform is used more by women?

    Twitter
    Facebook
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Research has found that 72% of women use Facebook compared with 62% of men.

  17. 17. The female symbol is derived from what?

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    The shape of a woman's reproductive organs.
    The astrological symbol for Venus.
  18. 18. On average, women in the U.S. labor force earn just over ___ cents for every one dollar men earn.

    77 cents
    85 cents
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That 23% difference in pay exists in almost every state and occupation across the board, but check out the state-by-state differences here.

  19. 19. Who is the best-selling female artist of all time?

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    Celine Dion
    Madonna
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Madonna has sold over 300 million records!

  20. 20. What is the leading cause of death in women?

    Heart disease
    Cancer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women, according to the CDC's 2010 report.

  21. 21. Generally, how do birth control pills prevent pregnancy?

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    They render eggs infertile — an egg is released but is unable to become fertilized.
    They stop ovulation — no egg is released, and therefore fertilization cannot occur.
  22. 22. Who is Hollywood's highest-paid actress?

    Sandra Bullock
    Angelina Jolie
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Forbes estimates she earned $51 million last year.

  23. 23. How many different types of nipples are there?

    5
    8
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The types include flat, normal, unilateral, puffy, inverted, and three different grades of inverted!

  24. 24. What’s the average bra size in America?

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    36D
    34DD
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    20 years ago the average bra size was 34B! The jump in sizes is likely due to overall weight gain, and the popularity of breast implants.

  25. 25. By puberty, how many eggs does the average female hold?

    300,000
    1,000
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    But only 300-400 will be ovulated during her lifetime.

  26. 26. How many holes does the vagina have?

    2
    3
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The opening to the vagina, and the opening to the urethra.

  27. 27. Rosie the Riveter was a cultural icon of which war?

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    WWI
    WWII

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