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

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