Characters - Both Authentic and Imagined
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What was the full name of the spanish hero known as "El Cid"?
Roderigo Diaz de Bivar
In which battle in 1485 did Richard III lose his crown and his throne?
Battle of St. Albans
Battle of Wakefield
Battle of Northampton
Battle of Bosworth Field
What nationality was Ferdinand Magellan?
Which novel by Evelyn Waugh features the characters "Sebastian Flyte and Charles Ryder"?
A Handful of Dust
Men at Arms
Which Persian poet wrote the poem "The Rubaiyat"?
For what form of entertainment was "Lord" George Sanger famous?
Who wrote the poem that begins "Oh to be in England, now that April's there"?
Elizabeth Barret Browning
In the poem by Edward Lear, what was peculiar about the "Pobble"?
It had three legs
It had two heads
It had seventeen fingers
It had no toes
Who was the last Roman Catholic king of England?
In which Shakespeare play is the character "Pistol", forced to eat a leek?
Merchant of Venice
As you like it
A Midsummer Night's Dream
What nationality was the playwright "Ibsen"?
Which american industrialist claimed that "History is Bunk"?
John D. Rockefeller
Harvey S. Firestone
Which Irish comedian's real name is Tynian O'Malley?
What was the middle name of William S. Gilbert (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame)?
Of which country was "Nikolay Bulganin" Premier Minister?
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