Quiz: Do you and your kids know this Women’s History Month trivia?

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March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8, 2024 (and annually on the same date). Try this Women’s History Month trivia quiz alongside your kids to test your knowledge about some of the most influential women in history, and see what further research it leads to!

While every day is a great day for families to talk about strong women in history, Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day serve as a special reminder to uplift famous women in American history as well as internationally, and to be inspired by the progress made in gender equality throughout the centuries.

Girls, boys, and kids (and parents!) of any gender can gain so much perspective, knowledge, confidence, and gratitude by learning about some of the amazing women in history who paved the way — not just for females but for all of us, in every realm of life from science and technology to politics and culture.

Bonus: To add to your women’s history trivia knowledge, use some of our suggested scripts to answer curious kids’ questions about how women got the right to vote, why there is no men’s history month, more change-making Black women in history such as Ruby Bridges and Harriet Tubman, and other influential Latina women including Sonia Sotomayor.

Women’s History Month Quiz for Families

What is Ada Lovelace famous for?

After the 19th Amendment became part of the Constitution, were all women in the U.S. able to vote?

Which of these famous women in American sports history was the first to win three Olympic gold medals in track and field, after a childhood doctor thought she would never be able to walk again?

At what age did Malala Yousafzai become the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?

Who was the first woman in the world to be elected president of a country?

Which of these important women in history appears on a coin as part of the American Women Quarters Program?

How many Nobel Prizes did Marie Curie win for her work in science?

American women weren’t typically able to get a credit card in their own name until a law changed that — in what year?

How many self-portraits did Frida Kahlo produce in her lifetime?

Which of these women worked for NASA but was NOT featured in the movie Hidden Figures?

Joanna Eng is a staff writer and digital content specialist at ParentsTogether. She lives with her wife and two kids in New York, where she loves to hike, try new foods, and check out way too many books from the library.