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Which of Henry VIII's wives gave birth to Elizabeth I?
Catherine of Aragon
Anne of Cleves
What 19th-century president erroneously noted: "The ballot is stronger than the bullet"?
Rutherford B. Hayes
What Eastern European city was the last city to be liberated in World War II?
Who invented the thermometer in 1593?
Sir William Hamilton
Which comic strip devised by Otto Mesmer first appeared in 1931?
Felix the Cat
The Wizard of Id
Little Orphan Annie
What song, popular in the First World War, was written by George and Felix Powell?
It's A Long Way To Tipperary
The Roses of Picardy
Pack up your Troubles in your Old Kit Bag
In which year did the famous Titanic sink?
In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?
Who became US president after Herbert Hoover?
Franklin D Roosevelt
Dwight D Eisenhower
Harry S Truman
Warren G Harding
Who in 1963 murdered Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of US President John F Kennedy?
Which planet was discovered by William Herschel 1781?
In 1926, 19 year-old Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to do what?
Go in a hot air balloon
Sail around the world
Climb Mount Everest
Swim the English Channel
In what year, generally regarded as marking the end of the Cold War, did the Berlin Wall come down?
Which English King abdicated in 1936?
Who was told â€œBeware the Ides of Marchâ€?
Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
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