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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!. 1066 1918. 1930 2000. 1. What year did women first get the vote in the UK?. 1066 1918. 1930 2000.

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voting test

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!

1 what year did women first get the vote in the uk1
1066

1918

1930

2000

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!

2 what did you have to own as a woman in order to be able to vote in 19181
House

Horses

Pigeons

Car

2. What did you have to own as a woman in order to be able to vote in 1918?

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!

3 how old did a woman have to be to vote in 19181
25

18

30

65

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!

4 when did the voting age for women change to be the same as for men1
1919

1928

1978

2000

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.

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

5. What is a “suffragist”?
5 what is a suffragist1
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

5. What is a “suffragist”?

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.

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

6. What’s the difference between a “suffragette” and a “suffragist”?
6 what s the difference between a suffragette and a suffragist1
Suffragettes were male, not female

Suffragettes would use militant tactics

Suffragettes could fly planes

Suffragists had yellow trousers

6. What’s the difference between a “suffragette” and a “suffragist”?

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.

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

7. The suffragettes were known for a form of protest in prison, what was it?
7 the suffragettes were known for a form of protest in prison what was it1
Sticking their tongues out

Singing loudly through the night

Jumping up and down on their beds

Hunger strikes

7. The suffragettes were known for a form of protest in prison, what was it?

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.

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

8. Who was Emmeline Pankhurst?
8 who was emmeline pankhurst1
A political activist

Founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union

One of the first “suffragettes”

All of the above

8. Who was Emmeline Pankhurst?

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.

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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

9. Emily Davison was a famous suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, for what is she most famous?
slide19
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

9. Emily Davison was a famous suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, for what is she most famous?

…at the Epsom Derby in 1913. She was trampled by the horse, Anmer and later died of her injuries.

slide20
Britain’s Got Talent began on ITV

A massive outbreak of “man-flu”

The outbreak of World War I

The invention of microwave

10. What happened in 1914 that showed the population that women were capable of doing lots of things that men would normally have done?
slide21
Britain’s Got Talent began on ITV

A massive outbreak of “man-flu”

The outbreak of World War I

The invention of microwave

10. What happened in 1914 that showed the population that women were capable of doing lots of things that men would normally have done?

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.

congratulations
Congratulations!!!

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