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The poem Beowulf mentions King Hrothgar of which country?
What was the tallest building in the world after its completion in
What is the name of the Great Spirit that was worshipped Native Americans?
The USA ended World War Two by dropping two atomic bombs onto which Japanese cities in 1945?
What major US event caused 13 million unemployed and caused the Great Depression in 1929?
Name one of the founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood?
What was the name of the treaty that was signed to end the First World War?
Which famous poet and playwrite died in 1616?
Which mans assassination is said to have started the First World War?
The Vietnam War was fought by who?
In which year did Margaret Thatcher become the first female Prime Minister of the UK?
Which scientist developed the theory of Natural Selection?
Who was the first king of Scotland?
Where did the Viking orginate?
Which Queen spoke the words ' Though God hath raised me high, yet this I count the glory of my crown: that I have reigned with your loves'?
Who was the only US President to step down from control?
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Who was replaced by Thomas More for failing to persuade the pope to grant Henry VIII a divorce?
Who was the first of Henry VIII wives to be killed on his order?
What street did the fire of London start on?
Which Austrian was famous for studying the unconscious mind?
Who recieved the Nobel Prize of Physics in 1921?
Which archaeologist discovered the body and tomb of Tutankhamun?
Who was the first British female in space?
What was said to be seen before the start of the Battle of Hastings?
The Romans were lead by who when they invaded Britain in 55 -54 BC?
Who was the first person to step on the Moon?
Which famous composers body was never found?
Which country did the Paralympic Games originate?
Who was the first person to travel into space?
The Berlin wall separated which two parts of Germany?
On which year was the restart of the Olympic Games?
When was the Great Wall of China built?

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