Question: In which grand slam final have Venus and Serena Williams met most often?

The Quiz: In which grand slam final have Venus and Serena Williams met most often?

Australian Open
French Open
Wimbledon
U.S. Open

Venus and Serena Williams have combined to win 12 Wimbledon titles, and several have come at the expense of each other. In 2002, 2003, and 2009, younger sister Serena defeated Venus in the final, while Venus beat Serena in 2008. Those four finals matchups set the record for siblings, but they’re even more successful when teaming up at Wimbledon — they have won the doubles championship six times.

The correct answer to this quiz is Wimbledon.

Question: The Trung sisters led what country to win independence from ancient China?

The Quiz: The Trung sisters led what country to win independence from ancient China?

Japan
Vietnam
Thailand
India

Trung Trac and Trung Nhi lead the Vietnamese in their first independence movement in a rebellion against the Han Dynasty. The sisters conquered more than 60 citadels, forced the Chinese commander to flee from Lien Lau, and proclaimed themselves queens of an independent state. Their reign lasted from 39 to 43 CE.

The correct answer to this quiz is Vietnam.

Question: The Special Olympics and VSA were founded by sisters from what family?

The Quiz: The Special Olympics and VSA were founded by sisters from what family?

Roosevelt
Vanderbilt
Kennedy
Rockefeller

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy established the Presidential Medal of Freedom as the nation’s highest civilian honor, and years later, his sisters Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Jean Kennedy Smith would both receive the award. In 1968, Eunice founded the Special Olympics, and in 1974, Jean founded VSA (formerly Very Special Arts) to ensure people with disabilities could participate in the arts. These causes hit close to home — Eunice and Jean’s oldest sister, Rosemary, had intellectual disabilities.

The correct answer to this quiz is Kennedy.

Question: Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I were half-sisters born from what king?

The Quiz: Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I were half-sisters born from what king?

Henry VIII
Richard III
George III
Edward I

Mary and Elizabeth (as well as their brother King Edward VI) shared King Henry VIII as a father, but had different mothers. Mary’s mother was Catherine of Aragon, Henry’s first wife, while Elizabeth’s mother was Anne Boleyn. Edward’s mother was Jane Seymour, and while he tried to remove Mary from the line of succession due to religious differences, Edward was unsuccessful, and Mary took the throne in 1553.

The correct answer to this quiz is Henry VIII.