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Voting Test A multiple-choice test in the same style as the theory part of the UK Driving Test You must get at least 9 out of 10 to pass!

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1 Voting Test A multiple-choice test in the same style as the theory part of the UK Driving Test You must get at least 9 out of 10 to pass!

2 1. What year did women first get the vote in the UK?

3 1. What year did women first get the vote in the UK? …..was when the first women got the vote in the UK, but not all women!

4 2. What did you have to own as a woman in order to be able to vote in 1918? House Horses Pigeons Car

5 2. What did you have to own as a woman in order to be able to vote in 1918? House Horses Pigeons Car In order to be able to vote as a woman in 1918 you had to own property like a house, you also had to be of a certain age!

6 3. How old did a woman have to be to vote in 1918?

7 3. How old did a woman have to be to vote in 1918? When women were first allowed to vote they had to be 30 years old, whereas men only had to be 21!

8 4. When did the voting age for women change to be the same as for men?

9 4. When did the voting age for women change to be the same as for men? In 1928 women were given the right to vote at the age of 21, the same as for the men.

10 5. What is a “suffragist”? Someone who campaigns for the right to vote Someone who is good at surfing Someone who lives in a fridge Someone not old enough to vote

11 5. What is a “suffragist”? Someone who campaigns for the right to vote Someone who is good at surfing Someone who lives in a fridge Someone not old enough to vote In 1897 Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (or NUWSS), uniting all of the existing organisations that wanted women to have the right to be able to vote.

12 6. What’s the difference between a “suffragette” and a “suffragist”? Suffragettes were male, not female Suffragettes would use militant tactics Suffragettes could fly planes Suffragists had yellow trousers

13 6. What’s the difference between a “suffragette” and a “suffragist”? Suffragettes were male, not female Suffragettes would use militant tactics Suffragettes could fly planes Suffragists had yellow trousers Suffragettes was the name given to members of a separate group from the NUWSS, called the Women’s Social and Political Union or WSPU, who used aggressive tactics to try to get women the right to vote. Suffragists were both male and female but the WSPU only allowed women to join.

14 7. The suffragettes were known for a form of protest in prison, what was it? Sticking their tongues out Singing loudly through the night Jumping up and down on their beds Hunger strikes

15 7. The suffragettes were known for a form of protest in prison, what was it? Sticking their tongues out Singing loudly through the night Jumping up and down on their beds Hunger strikes The suffragettes would refuse to eat anything in prison, which of course made them ill. Initially they were force-fed to keep them alive and then a law was passed where they were released until they were healthy again and then taken back to jail.

16 8. Who was Emmeline Pankhurst? A political activist Founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union One of the first “suffragettes” All of the above

17 8. Who was Emmeline Pankhurst? A political activist Founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union One of the first “suffragettes” All of the above Emmeline Pankhurst was one of the first women to be called a “suffragette”. She was the founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union, who were known for their aggressive, militant tactics, including attacking police officers and arson.

18 9. Emily Davison was a famous suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, for what is she most famous? She had an unusual hairstyle She threw herself in front of the King’s Horse She was the first woman on the moon She wrote a series of successful cookbooks

19 9. Emily Davison was a famous suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, for what is she most famous? She had an unusual hairstyle She threw herself in front of the King’s Horse She was the first woman on the moon She wrote a series of successful cookbooks …at the Epsom Derby in She was trampled by the horse, Anmer and later died of her injuries.

20 10. What happened in 1914 that showed the population that women were capable of doing lots of things that men would normally have done? Britain’s Got Talent began on ITV A massive outbreak of “man-flu” The outbreak of World War I The invention of microwave

21 10. What happened in 1914 that showed the population that women were capable of doing lots of things that men would normally have done? Britain’s Got Talent began on ITV A massive outbreak of “man-flu” The outbreak of World War I The invention of microwave When men went to war, women were encouraged into industry and agriculture, as opposed to being simply wives and mothers. Most of the violent suffragette activity and the suffragist campaigning were suspended during World War I.

22 Congratulations!!! You got 10 out of 10, you have earned the right to vote – well done!


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