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

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