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photo quiz  El Draque: Patriot or Pirate? Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 06 15

Was Sir Francis Drake a villain? A hero? Both? Let's see what we can find out!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 06 15
612 plays
2.
trivia quiz  London Calling My Children Home new 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Aug 31 18

England's capital is a big place and many of its children grew up to be notable figures across the world.
Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Aug 31 18
228 plays
3.
photo quiz  Fame, Fortune and Foremost Family cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jul 15 15

Members of the Peerage have wielded enormous power in England over the past 500 years or so, and some continue to find fame in modern times. How much do you know about these famous English lords and ladies (and dukes and duchesses)?
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Jul 15 15
333 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Battle of Britain Fighter Ace cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, Jan 28 07

The person who this quiz is about is generally accepted to have been the top scoring allied fighter pilot in the Battle of Britain. Enjoy, and please let me know what you think!
Difficult
Quiz_Beagle gold member
Jan 28 07
582 plays
5.
match quiz  Best of the Best: English Scientists and Inventors cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 10 17

Many scientists and inventors were included on the list of "100 Greatest Britons" in 2002. Let's see if you can correctly match the clues to the individual.
Easy
ponycargirl editor
Apr 10 17
450 plays
6.
match quiz  Best of the Best: English Women cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 30 17

In looking at the 2002 list of "100 Greatest Britons", it is immediately apparent that very few women were chosen for the honor. Can you identify these ladies using clues that do not focus on their more famous achievements?
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Mar 30 17
408 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Ginger Lacey after the Battle of Britain cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, Feb 03 07

You may have played the 'Battle of Britain Fighter Ace' about Ginger Lacey. This quiz follows Ginger and what he did during the rest of World War II. Enjoy!
Tough
Quiz_Beagle gold member
Feb 03 07
372 plays
8.
photo quiz  Lord Carnarvon: Cursed or Blessed? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 09 15

"Can you see anything? ... Yes, wonderful things!" Lord Carnarvon, financier of the expedition that found the tomb of Tutankhamun, was part of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries the world has ever known. Was that a curse? Or a blessing?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 09 15
387 plays
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trivia quiz  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [3] cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 26 03

And so my guide to the residences of a few famous Londoners and visitors comes to an end, with a look at those people who find themselves towards the end of any alphabetical list.
Average
stedman editor
Sep 26 03
2859 plays
10.
trivia quiz  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [2] cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 21 03

Welcome to the second part of my alphabetical stroll around the homes of those Londoners and visitors that carry a commemorative blue plaque.
Average
stedman editor
Sep 21 03
2334 plays
11.
trivia quiz  Blue Plaques: We're Not Just Londoners cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Nov 26 11

English Heritage expanded its official Blue Plaque scheme in 1998 to cover Liverpool & Merseyside, Southampton, Birmingham & Portsmouth. The Blue Plaques in these areas invite you to identify the famous people they commemorate.
Average
rossian editor
Nov 26 11
618 plays
12.
photo quiz  Historical England cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Dec 12 14

One of the joys of Christmas is the opportunity to travel and learn about people around the world. Can you name the people associated with these structures, monuments and places in England?
Easy
skunkee editor
Dec 12 14
1773 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Kevin Ashman - Quizzer Extraordinaire cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Oct 03 09

You've seen quizzes on the world's best sportsmen, actors, and singers, but what about the world's best quizzer? Take this quiz to look at the man who has mastered the thing that FunTrivia is based on - trivia!
Average
doublemm
Oct 03 09
441 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hastings Link cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, roxymary, Jul 02 08

Apart from being well-known for a famous battle, there are some other facts about people associated with Hastings/St Leonards-on-Sea which may surprise you. See if you know what they are and maybe learn something interesting from the quiz.
Average
roxymary
Jul 02 08
759 plays
15.
match quiz  Tales of the Abbey 2 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 29 17

Westminster Abbey had been the site of the English monarch's coronation since 1066, but did you know that the Abbey also is one of the most prestigious places to be buried in the UK? See if you can identify the people interred there from 1700-1792.
Easy
ponycargirl editor
Jun 29 17
261 plays
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trivia quiz  Historic British Quotations cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Feb 01 02

Ten quotations from British history. Most are of the 'who-said-it' kind but some are a little different. The quotations are not in chronological order.
Difficult
bloomsby editor
Feb 01 02
8115 plays
17.
match quiz  Tales of the Abbey cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 26 17

Westminster Abbey had been the site of the English monarch's coronation since 1066, but did you know that the Abbey also is one of the most prestigious places to be buried in the UK? See if you can identify these people interred there prior to 1700.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 26 17
177 plays
18.
trivia quiz  Famous People in Eltham, London cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 04 03

When putting together my "Blue Plaque" quizzes, I came across just about enough people from Eltham to justify a quiz of their own. So here are some more-or-less famous people from this obscure area of Southeast London.
Average
stedman editor
Oct 04 03
1542 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous People Linked to Leicestershire cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Aug 12 07

Partly because of its central location, Leicestershire has figured large in the history of England. Over the centuries there have been many famous people that have a link with the county. How many can you recognise?
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
Aug 12 07
657 plays
20.
photo quiz  Guy Fawkes: Terrorist or Hero? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 07 15

Guy Fawkes was part of the Gunpowder Plot, a group who planned to blow up Parliament. Does that make him a terrorist or a hero? Let's see what we can find out!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 07 15
459 plays
21.
trivia quiz  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [1] cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 13 03

A circular blue plaque on a building, marking the place of birth or residence of a distinguished resident or visitor, is a familiar sight around London. How many of them can you identify?
Average
stedman editor
Sep 13 03
1863 plays
22.
trivia quiz  We're the Men from Sussex! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, Jun 05 16

"We plough and sow and reap and mow, and useful men are we," according to our county song, and we do plenty of other things as well. Can you identify these Sussex men?
Average
TabbyTom gold member
Jun 05 16
150 plays
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trivia quiz  'Don't Lose Your Head!' cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 10 06

A look at some of the unfortunate Britons who completely lost their heads after meeting the executioner. Not for the faint-hearted!
Average
Mutchisman
Dec 10 06
1914 plays
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trivia quiz  Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BuffyAnneLove, Sep 09 07

Lover, adulterer, royal suitor - Robert Dudley lead a life of scandal in the 1500s. He was a very close friend of Elizabeth I since childhood and managed to create his own place in history.
Average
BuffyAnneLove
Sep 09 07
636 plays
25.
photo quiz  Mason and Dixon: They Drew the Line! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 13 15

The inspiration for this quiz was Mark Knopfler's song, "Sailing to Philadelphia". Knowing the lyrics to the song may help with some of the answers!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 13 15
195 plays
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trivia quiz  The Famous Folk of Cumbria cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, operator42, Mar 24 07

How much do you know about the famous folk of Cumbria, past and present?
Tough
operator42
Mar 24 07
627 plays
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photo quiz  Best of the Best: Famous English cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 18 15

Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easy
ponycargirl editor
Jul 18 15
840 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Lord Horatio Nelson 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Nov 24 16

Lord Nelson is one of the most famous British people in history. What do you know about him?
Average
Spontini gold member
Nov 24 16
201 plays
29.
trivia quiz  The Mystery Of Lord Lucan 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DUFFMONKEY, Nov 20 07

There are many theories surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the 7th Earl of Lucan in 1974. This quiz will test your knowledge of one of Britain's most infamous missing person.
Tough
DUFFMONKEY
Nov 20 07
510 plays
30.
match quiz  Born in Gloucestershire 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 07 17

Gloucestershire has its fair share of well known people. Can you match the people born in the county to the area in which they made their names?
Easy
rossian editor
Apr 07 17
339 plays
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