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

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