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

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