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Question 1: ________ and Pauli Murray wrote the organization's Statement of Purpose[3] in 1966 (the original was scribbled on a napkin by Friedan).
FeminismBetty FriedanGloria SteinemSecond-wave feminism

Question 2: Pauli Murray, the first African-American female Episcopal priest, and ________, the first Black woman to run for president of the United States of America.
George McGovernEdmund MuskieHubert HumphreyShirley Chisholm

Question 3: On September 16, NOW endorses ________ for president.
Barack ObamaJohn Edwards2008 Democratic National Convention2004 Democratic National Convention

Question 4: NOW is sued by ________, Missouri's attorney general, claiming the ERA boycott is unlawful; NOW prevails, establishing the right to use a boycott for the purpose of petitioning the government.
Tommy ThompsonJohn AshcroftLloyd C. StarkWarren E. Hearnes

Question 5: During the 1970s NOW promoted the ________ to the U.S. Constitution.
United States ConstitutionEqual Rights AmendmentNorth CarolinaKentucky

Question 6: In December, four NYC newspapers, including ________, "de-sexigrate" their Help Wanted ads.
The New York TimesInternational Herald TribuneThe New York Times CompanyThe Boston Globe

Question 7: Ratification of the ________ remains a priority for the organization, "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex," from their platform.
North CarolinaEqual Rights AmendmentKentuckyUnited States Constitution

Question 8: NOW was founded on June 30, 1966, in ________, by 28 women and men attending the Third National Conference of the Commission on the Status of Women, the successor to the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.
BostonWashington, D.C.Phoenix, ArizonaAtlanta

Question 9: NOW begins long battle with Operation Rescue, defending clinics across the country from blockades and suing (and eventually bankrupting) leader ________ for breaking the law.
Randall TerryJames DobsonPro-life movementRepublican Party (United States)

Question 10: In June, Congress passes the Education Amendments of 1972, which includes ________, a guarantee of equal educational opportunities, including sports.
United StatesDiscriminationTitle IXAmerican football

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