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Quiz: How well do you know these famous educators?

By The Room 241 Team March 29, 2019

How well do you know your famous educators? Take the quiz and see how you do!

Who helped found the Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) with her future husband, Booker T. Washington?
Olivia America Davidson
Ida R. Cummings
Louise Archer
Layle Lane

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Which women’s rights activist was also instrumental in founding Swarthmore College and ensuring that it was co-educational?
Lucretia Mott
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Abigail Fillmore
Sarah Pierce

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Who founded the Hartford Female Seminary and was an early pioneer of physical education for girls?
Lena Beatrice Morton
Catharine Beecher
Priscilla Baird
Louise Archer

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Which educator founded a private school that later became Bethune-Cookman University?
Mary Jane McLeod-Bethune
Catharine Beecher
Jill Biden
Helen Keller

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Which well-known actress was headmistress of Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore from 1933-1935?
Margaret Hamilton
Vivien Leigh
Carole Lombard
Greta Garbo

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Who said “I touch the future. I teach.”?
Anne Sullivan
Betty Shabazz
Christa McAuliffe
Mary Jane Patterson

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Who was appointed the first woman and first African-American vice president of the American Federation of Teachers Union in 1934?
Olivia Davidson Washington
Eva del Vakia Bowles
Nellie A. Ramsey Leslie
Layle Lane

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In which country was Maria Montessori born?
the United States
Italy
Spain
India

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Who was India’s first female teacher?
Maria Montessori
Savitribai Phule
Nita Ambani
Mary Ward

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Who founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, with the goal of providing higher education to women from diverse economic backgrounds?
Janie Porter Barrett
Sarah Pierce
Amy Morris Bradley
Mary Lyon

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