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QuestionName, event, person etc
Hansen's Disease is another name for...?
Who invented a seed drill in 1701?
By what other name is the Society of Jesus known?
Bob Ford shot who?
Who was Charles II's favourite mistress?
Who founded Xanadu?
Nelson lost which arm and which eye?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
Out of 32, how many enemy ships did the British sink or capture at Trafalgar?
Istanbul used to be called what?
What is Mick Jagger's real Christian name?
Over which present day country did the Mughal emperors rule?
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
What were King George V's last words?
In the Old West, what was a 'prairie schooner'?
On which island was Napoleon born?
The line 'Now is the winter of our discontent' comes from which Shakespeare play?
Highwayman Dick Turpin was hung in which city?
Galileo discovered the moons of which planet?
'Papa Doc' was President of which country?
Martha Jane Burke is commonly known as who?
Who held the world long jump record 1935-60?
Who wrote about a fictional country called Utopia?
The infamous Five Points was a district in which US city?
Who was King Richard I's Islamic antagonist in the Third Crusade?
QuestionName, event, person etc
Who staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich 1923
What was the pirate Blackbeard's real name?
In which city did Mahatma Gandhi train as a lawyer?
In which country is Timbuktu?
Who wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728?
Name the English poet allegedly killed in a brawl in 1593
Name either of the two British PM's who fought a duel.
What's missing? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and....?
Bob Hope was born in which country?
The Cornhusker State is a nickname for which state?
Name the native American John Rolfe married in 1614
What was the nickname of Otto von Bismarck?
Who was the only English Pope?
Who is also known as the Maid of Orleans?
Karl Marx was born in which country?
Which Roman Emperor is known as 'Little Boots'?
Who is commonly known as Buffalo Bill?
The Reign of Terror happened in which country?
What is the name of the sea-cook in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'?
Lhasa is the capital of which formerly independent country?
In what year did SS Titanic sink?
What's missing? Ulster, Munster, Connaught......?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which American President?
Who did Bobby Fischer defeat to win the World Chess Championship in 1972?
What was the name of the German cypher machine used in WWII?

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