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Question 1: In 1906 ________ journalist Charles Hands referred to militant women using the diminutive term "suffragette" (rather than the standard "suffragist").
Metro (Associated Metro Limited)The Mail on SundayPaul DacreDaily Mail

Question 2: She described in her autobiography the trauma caused by ________ during the strike: "Holloway became a place of horror and torment.
EgyptForce-feedingEmmeline PankhurstGuantanamo Bay detention camp

Question 3: The deepest rift in the Pankhurst family came in November 1913 when Sylvia spoke at a meeting of socialists and trade unionists in support of labour organiser ________.
DublinIrelandJames LarkinIrish people

Question 4: Pankhurst blamed the poor conditions of the neighbourhood, and the family moved to a more affluent ________ neighbourhood at Russell Square.
Middle classUpper classWorking classSocial class

Question 5: In 1909 the ________ was added to the WSPU's repertoire of resistance.
IrelandIrish republicanism1981 Irish hunger strikeHunger strike

Question 6: Pankhurst and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence were tried at the ________ and convicted of conspiracy to commit property damage.
St Paul's CathedralEnglandOld BaileyGreater London

Question 7: In 1891 he was elected to parliament, and two years later helped to create the ________ (ILP).
Social Democratic FederationLabour Party (UK)British Socialist PartyIndependent Labour Party

Question 8: Pankhurst also became active in ________ again when a bill was passed allowing women to run for the House of Commons.
Political campaignNegative campaigningIndependent expenditureOpposition research

Question 9: [81] In 1914 Mary Richardson slashed the ________ to protest against Pankhurst's imprisonment.
Peter Paul RubensNational Gallery (London)Diego VelázquezRokeby Venus

Question 10: When Robert Goulden refused to provide a ________ for his daughter, the man withdrew his offer of marriage and Pankhurst returned, miserable, to Manchester.
WeddingBride priceDowryWife


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