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

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