The Victorian Era was all about change in what is now known as the United Kingdom. Under Queen Victoria's rule—yes, the era's namesake—the people of the British Empire saw changes in politics, religion, culture and science. Did you know that Queen Victoria's reign was the longest out of all of those who ruled before her? No wonder she made such a lasting impression. But the Victorian Era wasn't just about Queen Victoria. With all of that change brought out a lot of success in a lot of people, including women.
This was a time when women were waking up and realizing that the conditions they've been living and working in didn't live up to the standards they wanted for themselves. So what did they do? They worked hard to make change, and change they made. There were those who fought for women's rights to vote and go to college. Then there were the women who worked to make hospital conditions better, as well as prison conditions. There were authors, scientists and humanitarians all taking the opportunities the Victorian Era had to offer. These women influenced so much of what we know and paved the way for us. Which brave Victorian lady embodies your personality? Take this quiz to find out!
Where do you see the biggest injustice in the world today?
Do you have an element of your personality that lends itself to a certain career?
Do you consider yourself a pioneer?
When you see someone in trouble, what do you do?
Who do you look up to in life right now?
Is it easy for you to approach new people and build a friendship?
How much does public speaking freak you out?
What's your imagination like?
Would you consider yourself someone who worries a lot?
Can you remain calm under pressure?
How do you handle complicated emotions?
Is it easy to make you sad?
Does art make you feel things, or do you just not get it?
Do you always need to be busy?
What is it about routine that is attractive to you?
When you're presented with a complex problem, how do you go about it?
What are your eating habits like?
First impressions are important. What do you want yours to be?
Does trust come easy for you?
Are you more sympathetic or empathetic?
Is your life dictated by rules?
Is it in your nature to be okay with making mistakes?
How will you know when you've "made it" in life?
What was your least favorite chore that you had to do as a kid?
Is timing really everything?
Are you considered an adventure seeker?
Do you often do things you later regret?
What do you think is the hardest part of making a real difference?
How would you like to get ahead of the competition?
Far in the future, how do you want to be remembered?
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