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How Well Do You Know Your Equality Trivia?


In honor of Women’s Equality Day on August 26, Taylor Strecker and Rob Shuter went head-to-head to test themselves on how well they knew their equality trivia in an episode of Equality Bytes. Try testing your own knowledge by taking the quiz below before you watch the video (no cheating!), and share with family and friends to see who takes the title as equality champion.

Ready, Set, Play!

1.The group of women who pioneered a woman’s right to vote in the US were known as what?
A) The Washington elite B) The Suffragettes C) The First Ladies
 
2. For the ninth year in a row, which country is the world’s most gender-equal?
A) Iceland B) Sweden C) England
 
3. One Hollywood A-lister stated, “I would be lying if I didn’t say there was an element of wanting to be liked that influenced my decision to close the deal without a real fight. I didn’t want to seem ‘difficult’ or ‘spoiled.’ Was it:
Was is A) Jessica Chastain B) Jennifer Lawrence C) Emma Watson
 
4. Which director, and for what movie, was the first woman to be nominated for an Oscar for her directorial debut?
A) Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker B) Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird  C) Sofia Coppola, Marie Antoinette
 
5. Companies with longer maternity leave are less likely to have new moms return to work.
TRUE OR FALSE
 
6. The #MeToo movement actually started in 2006.
TRUE OR FALSE
 
7. The average woman’s salary decreases by 4 % for every child she has, while a man’s on average increases by 6%.
TRUE OR FALSE
 
8. The 2018 Forbes list of the 100 highest paid athletes included 1 woman.
TRUE OR FALSE
 
9. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote and passed in which year?
 
10. Out of 206 countries in the world, how many have no laws again sexual harassment in the workplace?
 
11. In how many countries can husbands legally prevent their wives from working?
 
12.How much money would be added to the global GDP (gross domestic product) if we reached gender equality by 2025
 
ANSWERS:

  1. B
  2. A
  3. B
  4. B
  5. F
  6. T–It went viral in 2017
  7. T
  8. F–It was 0 women
  9. 1920
  10. 59
  11. 18
  12. $28 trillion