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Can you name the 'E' themed answers to these historical questions?

Quiz Updated Jul 25, 2013

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Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar came to be known as who in the 11th century?
What was the name of the English king known as 'the Confessor?'
Which British public school, founded in 1440, has produced 19 British Prime Ministers?
Which Greek mathematician, author of Elements, was known as the 'Father of Geometry?'
Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
Which river, along with the Tigris, was one of the defining rivers of ancient Mesopotamia?
Which Parisian landmark, completed in 1889, bears the names of 72 notable French people?
Cupid was the Roman equivalent of which Greek god?
Which German scientist warned Roosevelt that Germany might be developing atomic weapons?
Which ancient Greek city was home to the Temple of Artemis?
Which Frenchwoman was Queen of France and Queen of England in the 12th century?
Which insurrection in 1916 saw around 1200 people take over Dublin city centre?
Which mountain was first summited on 29th May 1953?
Which island was the USA's busiest immigration station from 1892-1954?
What was Tokyo known as before 1868?
Which African country resisted occupation by Europeans until 1936?
Which American inventor was known as 'The Wizard of Menlo Park?'
Which 1942 battle ended Axis hopes of occupying Egypt and controlling the Suez Canal?
Which Norwegian founded the first permanent Nordic settlement in Greenland?
Which language was invented by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887?

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