Sandra Day O'Connor Trivia Quiz: First female associate justice of the US Supreme Court

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Sandra Day O'Connor was the first female associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006. Before her tenure, she was a judge and an elected official in Arizona, serving as the first female majority leader of a state senate as the Republican leader in the Arizona Senate. O'Connor was known for her ability to side with both the conservative and liberal members of the Court. Here are ten quiz questions about her life and career:

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What was Sandra Day O'Connor's most famous majority opinion?

  • Roe v. Wade

  • Grutter v. Bollinger

  • Miranda v. Arizona

  • Brown v. Board of Education

Who awarded Sandra Day O'Connor the Presidential Medal of Freedom?

  • George W. Bush

  • Barack Obama

  • Donald Trump

  • Joe Biden

Which political party did Sandra Day O'Connor belong to?

  • Republican

  • Democrat

  • Independent

  • None of the above

Who nominated Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court?

  • George H.W. Bush

  • Ronald Reagan

  • Jimmy Carter

  • Bill Clinton

What did Sandra Day O'Connor do before she became a justice on the Supreme Court?

  • She was a teacher

  • She was a lawyer and a judge in Arizona

  • She was a politician in California

  • She was a journalist

When did Sandra Day O'Connor announce her retirement from the Supreme Court?

  • July 1, 2005

  • October 31, 2005

  • January 31, 2006

  • March 26, 2006

What was Sandra Day O'Connor's role on the Rehnquist Court?

  • Chief Justice

  • Associate Justice

  • Clerk

  • Solicitor General

Who succeeded Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court?

  • John Roberts

  • Antonin Scalia

  • Samuel Alito

  • Elena Kagan

When was Sandra Day O'Connor born?

  • March 26, 1920

  • March 26, 1930

  • March 26, 1940

  • March 26, 1950

Where did Sandra Day O'Connor grow up?

  • El Paso, Texas

  • Los Angeles, California

  • Houston, Texas

  • Dallas, Texas


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