With yesterday’s announcement by PM Theresa May of a snap General Election in June, it’s a good time to find out what you know about women in politics.
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The Midweek Quiz: Women in politics
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Who was the first woman to be elected to the British House of Commons?
Margaret Thatcher, the first British woman to be Prime Minister, was MP for which constituency?
In what year did Angela Merkel become Chancellor of Germany?
Israel’s first female Prime Minister, Golda Meir, was born in which country?
What relation was India’s first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi, to Mahatma Gandhi?
The UK Labour Party has never had a female leader, but it has had a temporary one. Who was it?
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa’s first elected female head of state in 2005. Which country does she lead?
What was the profession of Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, before she went into politics?
Which former cabinet minister did Mhairi Black defeat to take the Paisley and Renfrewshire South seat in 2015?
Which of the following British cabinet posts has yet to be held by a woman?