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[Quiz] Test your knowledge of trailblazing Black women

March 09, 2019 at 08:00 am | Africa Quiz

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

March 09, 2019 at 08:00 am | Africa Quiz

Welcome to Face2Face Africa quiz series that tests your knowledge of Africa and anything African. We ask ten questions based on themes ranging from politics, history, geography, culture, entertainment and many more.

To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Face2Face Africa tests your knowledge of trailblazing Black women. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of this:

Poll 1. Which of these ladies was the first African to win a Grammy award?

Poll 2. This trailblazing lady was the first black woman in space?

Poll 3. In 2004, she became the first Black African woman to win a Nobel Prize. Who is she?

Poll 4. This iconic person was the first African-American woman to get a pilot license?

Poll 5. The first African-American woman to get her pilot’s license in the United States was?

Poll 6. Escaping slavery aged 12, she rose above all obstacles to become the first African-American woman to be a school principal ?

Poll 7. She is the first woman to be featured on the Nigerian currency?

Poll 8. This heroine was the first African woman to hold a cabinet portfolio?

Poll 9. This beautiful woman became the first black woman to be crowned Miss World in 1970?

Poll 10. This trailblazing and industrious woman was the first black female millionaire?

Click here to see how you performed. Good Luck!

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