Tuesday Trivia: Female Testimony

How well do you know your women's rights advocates?

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton testified during a House Select Committee on Benghazi in October 2015. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton testified during a House Select Committee on Benghazi in October 2015. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted September 27, 2016 at 5:00am

Who was the first woman to testify before a congressional committee?

A. Susan B. Anthony

B. Jeannette Rankin

C. Victoria Woodhull

D. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Bonus points: What was she testifying about and which office did she later run for?

Answer

C. Victoria Woodhull. She was testifying about women’s suffrage and later ran for president.

The first correct answer with bonus points was from Richard Wong, who works at the DOT Federal Transit Administration. Congratulations!