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What War saw the forces of Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) and General Chiang Kai-shek face each other?War
The 5th to the 11th Dukes of Marlborough have which famous surname?People
For which war was Florence Nightingale nicknamed the 'Lady with the Lamp'? War
Which American State was accepted into the Union in 1850 due to a Gold rush the year before?Politics
9 miles of which American City was destroyed in 1871 by a Great Fire?Places
What country saw the bloody 'Thousand Days' Civil War between 1899-1902?War
Who sailed the ocean blue in 1492, in an attempt to discover a route to India?People
The Battles of Gettysburg and Antietam were in which American War?War
What first name links; two English Kings, the writer of Dombey and Son and the writer of the 'Origin of Species'?People
Who won the English Civil War being appointed in Lord Protector in 1653?War
Which Russian playwright wrote the Cherry Orchard and Uncle Vanya?Arts
The Khmer Rouge were a political party of which country between 1968-1999?Places
Who was Queen Elizabeth's Secretary of State and Lord High Treasurer, as well as being attributed as her unofficial spymaster?People
Which Polish scientist won two Nobel Prizes and was known for discovering Radium?Science
What was the final battle of Bonnie Prince Charlie's campaign in 1745?War
Which famous captain, cartographer and explorer was the first known European to map the Eastern coast of Australia?People
To which political party did the English Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli belong?Politics
Who painted the Medusa in 1597 and was known for his success on the Roman art scene? Arts
The two discoverers of DNA were James Watson and ?Science
The Battle of Crecy in 1346 led to which French town being ceded to England?War

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