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10 female scientists you should know: Test yourself

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  • How well do you know your female scientists?
  • Brilliant inventions and discoveries from women
  • Test your science knowledge in 10 questions
  • Send in your best photos of women rocking science

Editor's note: In celebration of International Day of the Girl (October 11) and Ada Lovelace Day (October 14), Leading Women is devoting the month of October to women and girls in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math.

(CNN) -- Chances are you've heard of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Marie Curie.

But can you name her discovery?

Some of humankind's greatest scientific breakthroughs have come from women -- though like so many inventors their names are lost in the pages of history.

From the world's first computer programmer, to the real-life inspiration for "Gorillas in the Mist," can you match these scientists with their discoveries?

Take our quiz to find out.

Read: 12 inspirational quotes from women scientists

Relive: STEM Twitter chat as it happened

Participate: Send your best photos of girls in science

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