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Do You Know Women in Power Positions?

While the US has yet to see a female president, there have been female leaders in countries across the world as long as sources date back. Currently, there are reigning queens in three countries, six female presidents and seven female prime ministers. Can you recognize them? Take my quiz and find out!

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Guess which ruler succeeded her father and is married to a French diplomat named Henri de Laborde de Monpezat? Hint: She has two sons and has reigned since 1972.

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Guess which queen has ruled her home country since 1952? Hint: She is also queen in 16 other Commonwealth realms.

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Guess which woman is her country's second female president? Hint: She's ruled since 2001 and served as a senator and vice president before she was elected president.

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Guess which queen has ruled since 1980 and once had an estimated family worth of $4.7 billion? Hint: She has three sons and her late husband's name is Prince Claus.

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Guess which woman is the eighth president of her home country and the world's first woman to succeed another woman as an elected head of state? Hint: She assumed office in 1997.

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Guess which woman was elected in 1999 and is her home country's second female prime minister? Hint: In 2007 Forbes magazine ranked her as the 38th most powerful woman in the world.

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Guess which president has been in office since 2000 and is the first woman to be president in her home country? Hint: She has two cats named named Miska and Rontti.

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Guess which woman is the first female president of her home country? Hint: She was sworn in in 2007.

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Guess which president served as a senator and acted as First Lady during her husband's term? Hint: She assumed office in 2007.

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Guess which prime minister was one of the key leaders of the Orange Revolution? Hint: In this period, some Western media publications dubbed her as the "Joan of Arc of the Revolution."

Join The Conversation
Grandpa Grandpa 8 years
8/10 not too shabby
VanillaVerena VanillaVerena 8 years
8/10 But I was waiting for Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel.
jeneeena jeneeena 8 years
nguidjol nguidjol 8 years
8/10 proud of myself!
bluestitch bluestitch 8 years
9/10 nice!
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
9/10 this time.
NurseKimberly NurseKimberly 8 years
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
10/10, mostly by wild and incredibly lucky guesses :ROTFL:
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Nevermind TS. It's been reposted!
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
lol, I was wondering the same thing. I guess they are being linked over on the side?
True-Song True-Song 8 years
Why are all of these old stories suddenly being recycled/reposted?
IslandGirl IslandGirl 8 years
7/10! i'm so proud of myself :) some were guesses but others I knew
Jillness Jillness 8 years
" Estrogen the alternative FUEL." :rotfl: Cute! I know quite a few women out here who run their own very successful companies. That is very inspiring to me.
Roarman Roarman 8 years
I meant all over the world, late night last night.
Roarman Roarman 8 years
Iti s amazing that we think Hillary was so ground breaking when there are so many women in power all over the country. I got 4/10, did not do so well.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years
9/10 not too shabby.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
I would have so gotten 10/10 if I hadn't second guessed myself about India.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
9/10. Tarja Halonen's orange hair à la Conan made it easy!
Punk-Glam-Queen Punk-Glam-Queen 8 years
7/10, I'm actually surprised I didn't do better but its late/early... that's my story and I'm sticking to it! BTW, I'm always a little ashamed of my country when I see things like this. To think its so groundbreaking for a woman to run for high office is absurd, as proven here.
hypnoticmix hypnoticmix 8 years
More more we need more women in power. Estrogen the alternative FUEL.
rabidmoon rabidmoon 8 years
8/10, better than I thought but I would know Queen E's silhouette anywhere and I know Finnish names when I see them..even pets! :D Yulia Volodymyrivna is so cute! Ok ok, the braids are unusual for our culture but look at her features! What a charming lady. :)
frogandprince frogandprince 8 years
No question about Maggie Thacher? Shame!
raciccarone raciccarone 8 years
I had a nightmare where someone dressed like that and missing a face was chasing me with those chattering false teeth. Terrifying.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
6/10, i started off really good and then sucked towards the end.
Alesse Alesse 8 years
9/10, I really didn't expect to do well at all. I surprised myself, lol.
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