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

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