In celebration of Women’s History Month, here’s a quiz called “What Women Could Do in the U.S. and When They Could Do It.” Check it out and see how many you can guess right and how many surprise you. You’ll find the correct answers at the bottom of this post.

1. In 1970, women were not allowed to do which of the following:

A. Have a baby out of wedlock

B. File no fault divorce

C. Drive without a man in the car

D. Buy a house

2. It wasn’t until 1972 that women could run:

A. For the U.S. Olympic team

B. For State governor

C. In the Boston marathon

D. For Congress

3. Before 1974, a woman could be refused:

A. A credit card

B. The right to run for president

C. Birth control

D. A driver’s license

4. In 1975, women could finally do this in all 50 states:

A. Go to college

B. Own property

C. File for divorce

D. Serve on a jury

5. Up until 1978, a woman could legally be fired from her job for being:

A. Overweight

B. Divorced

C. Pregnant

D. Married

6. It wasn’t until 1980 that women could report:

A. For jury duty

B. Harassment in the workplace

C. For military service

D. As a foreign correspondent

7. In 1983, women could finally go to:

A. All Ivy League schools

B. Commercial flight schools

C. Professional golf tournaments

D. Cigar lounges

8. It wasn’t until 1993 that women could:

A. Own a gym

B. Adopt a child as a single parent

C. Wear pants in Congress

D. Be an astronaut

9. Until 2010, women were routinely charged more for:

A. Prescription drugs

B. Cigarettes

C. Health insurance

D. Over-the-counter drugs

Answers: 1) File a no fault divorce; 2) Boston marathon; 3) A credit card; 4) Serve on a jury; 5) Pregnant; 6) Harassment in the workplace; 7) All Ivy League schools; 8) Wear pants in Congress and Be an astronaut; 9) Health insurance

Question: Which of these facts about women’s rights in the U.S. surprise you?

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