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Suffragettes100: How much do you know about historical female firsts?

PUBLISHED: 07:00 05 February 2018

Suffragettes marching in London to protest the first arrest of a suffragette in London. Picture: PA Photos

Suffragettes marching in London to protest the first arrest of a suffragette in London. Picture: PA Photos

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In 1918, women were given the right to vote for the first time.

But how much do you know about when women achieved other historical firsts?

When did the first woman get a degree? When did the first woman get a pilot’s licence?

Test your knowledge with our quiz, and don’t forget to let us know how you get on by commenting below or on social media.

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