How well do you know the Women's Institute?

Question Title

* 1. What was the first name of the first ever Chair of the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI)?

Question Title

* 2. The first ever WI in Britain was formed in 1915 in Llanfair PG on Anglesey, Wales. What was the name of the first WI formed in England?

Question Title

* 3. What historical event is associated with the WI's anthem, Jerusalem?

Question Title

* 4. What was the name of the organisation that formed in the 1950s, directly because of a WI resolution?

Question Title

* 5. In what year did the NFWI’s former magazine Home & Country get replaced by WI Life?

Question Title

* 6. Which of these is NOT the name of a WI?

Question Title

* 7. What was the name of the Canadian woman who started the Women's Institute movement?

Question Title

* 8. What did the Calendar Girls originally fundraise for through their 1999 calendar?

Question Title

* 9. What media worthy event happened at the 2000 NFWI Annual Meeting?

Question Title

* 10. What is the name of the WI that HM The Queen is a member of?

Question Title

* 11. What world record did members break at the 2012 NFWI Annual Meeting?

Question Title

* 12. Which federation in England, Wales and the Islands is the smallest (in terms of WIs)?

Question Title

* 13. Which TWO of these members of the Royal Family are also WI members?

Question Title

* 14. How many prison-based WIs are there across the UK?

Question Title

* 15. In what year did the WI’s educational college Denman open?

Question Title

* 16. What was the topic of the first ever WI resolution passed in 1918?

Question Title

* 17. In which year did the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) celebrate its 100th birthday? Clue: this is not the same as the WI's birthday.

Question Title

* 18. In 1943, the WI passed an important resolution relating to women’s equality. What was the topic of this resolution?

Question Title

* 19. What was the profession of famous WI member Margaret Winteringham circa 1920s?

Question Title

* 20. The WI was one of several organisations to found the Fairtrade Foundation in which year?

Question Title

* 21. In 1979 the WI launched the Great Jam Debate arguing that the law should be reformed so that WI members could be exempt from registering their kitchens with local authorities in order to sell their jam to the public. Did they win or lose this debate?

Question Title

* 22. Between 1940 and 1945, to the nearest 100 tonnes, how many tonnes of fruit did the WI help preserve?

Question Title

* 23. At which university in London is the Women’s Library, containing WI archives, located?

Question Title

* 24. Which WI Federation started a campaign to create safe spaces for sex workers?

Question Title

* 25. The first WI in London opened in 2003 and is still active today, which WI was this?

0 of 25 answered
 

T