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

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