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

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