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Miss World (Girls Rule)

  1. Besides being the first ever held by a First Lady, what made Eleanor Roosevelt's press conferences different from all others?

  2. What was Mother Teresa's real name?

  3. When filling out her application to run for President, her occupation was "housewife" and single mother of five. She had never been involved in politics before. When it began to look like she would win the election, the current President tried to stop the voters by using tanks, which were stopped in the street by nuns kneeling in front of them. Even her country's Defense Minister and Deputy Chief of the Armed Forces broke away from the government to declare her the winner. Who was she and what country and year was this?

  4. What playwright and actress was arrested for "Obscenity and Corrupting the Morals of the Youth" after the release of her play "Sex" in 1926?

  5. Where did Amelia Earhart take off from and land on her landmark 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean?

  6. Who ran for a seat in the United States Congress on the slogan "This woman belongs in the House"?

  7. During the 1980 U.S. Presidential debate, Jimmy Carter mentioned his daughter, Amy Lynn Carter's, opinion on what the most important political issue of the era was, marking the first time the First Daughter's opinion was ever publicly voiced. Carter was soundly mocked and eventually lost the election. What did Amy Carter believe the most important issue of the era was and how old was she?

  8. Who was the first woman in outer space?

  9. The first woman to ever run for President of the U.S. did so in 1872 with the nomination of the People's Party. What was her name? Who was her runningmate?

  10. In November, 1872, Susan B. Anthony was arrested in Rochester, NY. Why?

  11. In a highly publicized 1973 match in the Houston Astrodome, a female tennis player beat a male tennis player in three straight sets. Who were the two players?

  12. Who is the only First Lady to have ever appeared on United States currency?

Face Up And Sing (Girls Make Music)

  1. Goddess on a mountain top
    Burning like a silver flame
    The summit of beauty and love
    And Venus was her name.

  2. Years go by
    Will I still be waiting
    For somebody else to understand
    Years go by
    I'm stripped of my beauty
    And the orange clouds raining in my head
    Years go by
    Will I choke on my tears
    Till finally there is nothing left
    One more casualty, you know,
    It's too easy, easy, easy

  3. Some boys take a beautiful girl
    And hide her away from the rest of the world.
    I want to be the one to walk in the sun
    'Cause girls, they want to have fun
    That's all they really want.

  4. Oh Lord, won't you buy me a night on the town
    I'm counting on you Lord, please don't let me down
    Prove that you love me, and buy the next round
    Oh Lord, won't you buy me a night on the town

  5. I'm sure she'd make a really excellent mother.
    'Cause the love that you gave
    that we made wasn't able
    to make it enough for you
    to be open wide.
    And every time you speak her name
    Does she know how you told me
    you'd hold me until you die,
    till you die,
    But you're still alive.

  6. I want to talk to you, I want to shampoo you
    I want to renew you again and again
    Applause, applause -- life is our cause
    when I think of your kisses
    my mind seesaws
    Do you see - do you see - do you see
    how you hurt me baby
    so I hurt you too
    then we both get so blue

50 Ft. Queenie (Girls On Film)

  1. Courtney Love made her film debut as an extra in what movie?

  2. In Clueless, what song does Tai throw on the fireplace to help get over Elton?

  3. At the end of Say Anything, what does Diane give her father?

  4. What does Veronica Sawyer take from Heather Duke after killing J.D.?

  5. In Circle of Friends, Benny warns Jack that although she looks like something, she does not have a thick skin. What is it?

  6. What was the original ending of Mermaids, changed at Cher's request?

  7. How many times does Harry meet Sally before they finally become friends? Where did he meet her each time?

  8. What was the one thing Vickie learned in college in the film Reality Bites?

  9. What is the advice Ivana Trump gives to the First Wives Club?

Express Yourself (Girls Who Write)

  1. The first novel in the Western tradition was Don Quixote, by Miguel Cervantes. However, the first prose novel in the world was written by a woman. What was it, what was her name, and where did she come from?

  2. Who are Nancy Drew's two best friends? Who is the boy she is in love with?

  3. What is Ramona Quimby's older sister's real name and nickname? What is her old yellow cat's name?

  4. What was the circumstance surrounding Dawn Shafer becoming Treasurer and Mallory Pike and Jessica Ramsey becoming Junior Officers of the Baby-Sitters' Club?

  5. Who were the Sweet Valley twins? What was the name of their brother?

  6. Identify the book and author of the following opening passages:

  7. It was a dark and stormy night in a small village in the United States. In her attic bedroom Margaret Murry, wrapped in an old patchwork quilt, sat on the foot of her bed and watched the trees tossing in the frenzied lashing of the wind.

  8. No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy, would have supposed her born to be an heroine.

  9. 1801. - I have just returned from a visit to my landlord - the solitary neighbor that I shall be troubled with. This is certainly a beautiful country!

  10. We moved on the Tuesday before Labor Day. I knew what the weather was like the second I got up. I knew because I caught my mother sniffing under her arms. She always does that when it's hot and humid, to make sure her deodorant's working. I don't use deodorant yet. I don't think people start to smell bad until they're at least twelve. So I've still got a few months to go.

  11. There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.

  12. I hate my father. I hate my school. I hate being fat. I hate the principal because he wanted to fire Ms. Finney, my English teacher.

  13. It is so appropriate to color hope yellow, like that sun we seldom saw. And as I begin to copy from the old memorandum journals that I kept for so long, a title comes as if inspired. Open the Window and Stand in the Sunshine. Yet I hesitate to name our story that.

  14. The island of Gont, a single mountain that lifts its peak a mile above the storm-racked Northeast Sea, is a land famous for wizards.

  15. Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away.

Girl In A Box (Girls On TV)

  1. Which actress successfully sued the creators of Melrose Place for discrimination after being fired from the show for being pregnant?

  2. When Daria turns on the TV, what show is invariably on?

  3. What was the longest running NBC sitcom in the 1980s?

  4. Name all three actresses who played Catwoman on the original Batman television series.

  5. For every generation there is one Slayer. For a few days, however, there were two. What were their names? What caused the second Slayer to be called?

  6. What two repeated phrases, interspersed between countless na-na-na's, create the theme song to Clarissa Explains It All?

  7. What was Sabrina Spellman's first use of her magical powers?

  8. Two women in Greece bear a striking physical resemblance to Xena. Who are they?

  9. Ally McBeal didn't want to be a lawyer. Why, then, did she go to law school in the first place?

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Girls Buy Stuff)

  1. What are Cabbage Patch Kid animals called?

  2. Identify the characters below: (pictures not available)

  3. Only three albums sold more than four million copies in 1997. One was the soundtrack to Titanic. What were the other two?

  4. Name the company (or product, where applicable) that uses the following advertising slogans:

    1. Easy Breezy Beautiful

    2. Maybe She's Born With It

    3. Because You're Worth It

    4. Strong Enough for a Man, pH Balanced for a Woman

    5. It's A Woman Thing

    6. Women Know

  5. Name the cosmetic company that employs the following supermodels:

    1. Tyra Banks

    2. Niki Taylor

    3. Cindy Crawford

    4. Bridget Hall

    5. Claudia Schiffer

    6. Linda Evangelista

    7. Christy Turlington

    8. Helena Christensen

  6. Fill in the bubbles (Picture not available)

Spice Up Your Life (Silence Is Golden, But Shouting Is Fun)

  1. Next to each line of lyrics, write the full name of the Spice Girl who sings that line, her Spice moniker, and the letter in which she appears on the cover of the debut album Spice:

    If you want my future, forget my past
    If you wanna get with me, better make it fast
    Now don't go wastin' my precious time
    Get your act together, we could be just fine
    Say you can handle my love, are you for real

  2. The Spice Girls turned down an offer to perform the title song for what 1997 film?

  3. Before they settled on the name Spice Girls, what was their group called?

  4. According to most accounts, the Spice Girls were originally a four person outfit, consisting of the current members minus one. This is not true. They originally included a fifth member who quit before they achieved success. Who was she?

Essay Section (Girls Girls Girls)

  1. You are Irma Kurtz, advice columnist for Cosmopolitan Magazine. You receive the following letter: My boyfriend and I have been dating for six months. I really like him, but my girlfriends are all still single and enjoy going to bars. When I go with them, my boyfriend gets angry. I don't want to abandon my friends, but I hate it when he yells at me. What should I do? How do you respond?

  2. A boy you like calls you on the phone and asks you if you want to study for chemistry tomorrow. List all possible motivations and meanings.
And that's Girl Power!