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100 Greatest Britons - Part 9
"This is the ninth of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 20-11."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Alexander Fleming is famous for discovering Penicillin. In which country was he born?
Which of Paul McCartney's compositions had the working title "Scrambled Eggs"?
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To which royal house did Queen Victoria belong?
A name from the world of show business next. Presumably, Michael Crawford is included because of his theatrical triumphs, including "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Barnum". However, knowing the British sense of humour, he could well have been voted in for his portrayal of which gormless character from "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em"?
Arthur Scargill is most associated with which Trade Union?
Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852) is better known as the Duke of?
Which King of Wessex is known as "the Great"?
Which organisation was founded by Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)?
The Scouting Movement
The Salvation Army
St John's Ambulance
Which famous explorer had a ship named "Endeavour"?
What was Ernest Shackleton trying to do on his expedition which began in 1914?
Climb Mount Everest
Traverse the Sahara Desert
Make a record breaking deep sea dive
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