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

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