The Ultimate Women in the Outdoors Quiz
by Staff
You may have heard that women enjoy the outdoors, but did you know there is an organization called Women in the Outdoors? If you are female and want to learn more about fishing, hunting, outdoor cooking, boating, hiking and backpacking, you may want to check out the Women in the Outdoors Web site. Take our quiz to learn more about Women in the Outdoors.

How many members does the organization Women in the Outdoors (WITO) have?

  • almost 36,000
  • almost 42,000
  • almost 50,000

In what year was the WITO created?

  • 1998
  • 1988
  • 1975

What is the name of the umbrella organization that founded Women in the Outdoors?

  • National Wild Turkey Federation
  • National Rifle Association
  • Roosevelt and Browning Hunting Club

In what year was the National Wild Turkey Federation created?

  • 1973
  • 1977
  • 1982

How does the WITO help women to become interested in outdoor activities?

  • hosting outdoors events for women
  • using expert instructors to train women
  • both of the above

What is the name of a woman who wrote many articles for the National Geographic Society but was denied membership?

  • Madame Betty Whitmore
  • Harriet Chalmers Adams
  • Mary Lou Clark

What did Adams do to give recognition to women geography writers?

  • staged a national protest that opened membership to women
  • presented National Geographic with a 334,000 name petition
  • helped start the Society of Women Geographers

In what year was the Society of Women Geographers formed?

  • 1925
  • 1935
  • 1945

How many female members did the WITO sign up in the first year?

  • 2,000
  • 3,000
  • 4,000

How many members did the WITO have before finishing its second year of operation?

  • 10,000
  • 12,000
  • 15,000

On average, how many events for women does the WITO offer each year?

  • over 300
  • over 400
  • over 500

What does the WITO claim is responsible for their success as a women-only organization?

  • diversity of programs
  • women are trained only by women
  • outreach to school aged girls

What is the percentage of increase in female hunters, according to the National Sporting Goods Association?

  • 85 percent
  • 75 percent
  • 65 percent

What is a crucial element that every organization needs in order to attract members?

  • clear goals
  • a clear mission
  • both of the above

What is the mission of the WITO?

  • to provide interactive educational outdoor opportunities for women
  • conservation of wild turkey populations and preservation of wild turkey hunting tradition
  • both of the above

What should sportspeople do before they take to the woods to hunt or fish?

  • check with the local Department of Natural Resources
  • join the WITO or the NWTF
  • register you firearm

How many times a year does the WITO publish its magazine?

  • quarterly
  • semi annually
  • monthly

What is the name of the best known female shooter in United States history?

  • Phoebe Anne Moses
  • Annie Oakley
  • both are equally famous

What is the name of the show that Annie Oakley starred in for 16 years?

  • The Great Pawnee Bill Shows
  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
  • The Daniel Boone Western Road Show

What is the median age of participants in WITO sponsored events?

  • 27
  • 38
  • 45