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

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