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History    (Questions 81 to 100 of 736)
Who invented the piano?
Bartolomeo Cristofori
Who did Clementine Ogilvy Hozier marry in 1908?
Winston Churchill
Which achievement links Arthur Martin-Leake, Noel Chavasse and Charles Upham?
The only people to be awarded two Victoria Crosses?
In which year did the English Civil War start?
1642
Colonel James Doolittle led the first bombing raid on which city during World War II?
Tokyo
Born in 1599, who coined the phrase `warts and all` while sitting for a portrait?
Oliver Cromwell
When Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt were the last people to walk on the moon, what number was their Apollo mission?
XVII (17)
Which World War II action had the code name Operation Chastise?
The Dambusters Raid
In which war were the most Victoria Crosses awarded?
First World War
What was the operational squadron number of the Dambusters?
617 Squadron
Before Tony Blair, who was the previous leader of the Labour Party to win a general election?
Harold Wilson
Who is the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?
Spencer Perceval (in 1812)
Which country has been ruled by the Grimaldi dynasty for over 700 years?
Monaco
What was the name of Lord Nelson`s mistress?
Emma Hamilton
Which famous leader once said `I`m still at the crease, but the bowling is more hostile these days`?
Margaret Thatcher
What name was given to the Chinese peasant uprising of 1900?
Boxer Rebellion
What was the name of England`s wartime code breaking station?
Bletchley Park
What was the name of Napoleon`s first wife?
Josephine
What is the significance of the dates August 9th 1902, June 23rd 1911, May 12th 1937 and June 2nd 1953?
They`re Coronation dates
Which volcano caused the destruction of Pompeii?
Vesuvius
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