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  There are 66 quizzes and 690 trivia questions in this category.
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1
El Draque: Patriot or Pirate?

Was Sir Francis Drake a villain? A hero? Both? Let's see what we can find out!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
417 plays
2
Battle of Britain Fighter Ace

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 (10 qns)
Quiz_Beagle
570 plays
3
Fame, Fortune and Foremost Family

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 (10 qns)
Fifiona81
279 plays
4
A Blue Plaque Guide to London [3]

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.
Easy (10 qns)
stedman
2688 plays
5
A Blue Plaque Guide to London [2]

Welcome to the second part of my alphabetical stroll around the homes of those Londoners and visitors that carry a commemorative blue plaque.
Average (10 qns)
stedman
2163 plays
6
Ginger Lacey after the Battle of Britain

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 (15 qns)
Quiz_Beagle
363 plays
7
Lord Carnarvon: Cursed or Blessed?

"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 (10 qns)
ponycargirl
225 plays
8
The Hastings Link

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 (10 qns)
roxymary
732 plays
9
Blue Plaques: We're Not Just Londoners

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 (10 qns)
rossian
483 plays
10
Kevin Ashman - Quizzer Extraordinaire

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 (10 qns)
doublemm
423 plays
11
We're the Men from Sussex!

"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 (10 qns)
TabbyTom
Jun 05 16
120 plays
12
Historic British Quotations

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 (10 qns)
bloomsby
7896 plays
13
Famous People Linked to Leicestershire

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 (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
636 plays
14
Historical England

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 (10 qns)
skunkee
1425 plays
15
Lord Horatio Nelson

Lord Nelson is one of the most famous British people in history. What do you know about him?
Average (10 qns)
Spontini
Nov 24 16
159 plays
16
A Blue Plaque Guide to London [1]

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 (10 qns)
stedman
1674 plays
17
Famous People in Eltham, London

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 (10 qns)
stedman
1497 plays
18
'Don't Lose Your Head!'

A look at some of the unfortunate Britons who completely lost their heads after meeting the executioner. Not for the faint-hearted!
Average (10 qns)
Mutchisman
1869 plays
19
Guy Fawkes: Terrorist or Hero?

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 (10 qns)
ponycargirl
303 plays
20
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

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 (10 qns)
BuffyAnneLove
627 plays
21
The Famous Folk of Cumbria

How much do you know about the famous folk of Cumbria, past and present?
Tough (10 qns)
operator42
609 plays
22
Mason and Dixon: They Drew the Line!

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 (10 qns)
ponycargirl
177 plays
23
Famous Englanders

So many famous people have grown up on that tiny island North of the English channel. Can you identify some of them from the clues provided?
Easy (10 qns)
coachpauly
663 plays
24
Best of the Best: Famous English

Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easy (10 qns)
ponycargirl
675 plays
25
The Mystery Of Lord Lucan

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 (10 qns)
DUFFMONKEY
504 plays
26
Kentish Heroes

Can you name these famous people who all have a connection with Kent, the Garden of England.
Average (10 qns)
ironhammer
507 plays
27
Born in Norfolk

Ten questions about well-known people born in the East Anglian county of Norfolk. Hope you enjoyed the quiz. If so, then check out some of my others online.
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
600 plays
28
Sir Francis Walsingham, Royal Spymaster. 1530-1590

Reputed founder of modern espionage, (The second oldest profession), Sir Francis Walsingham added a chilling, merciless zealotry to his position as Spymaster Extraordinaire.
Average (10 qns)
Englizzie
192 plays
29
Famous 18th-Century English People

The 18th-century was an era when the Sun never set on the British Empire. Here is a quick look around ten of the English people who put the Great in Britain during that period.
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
546 plays
30
Famous People from Leeds

This quiz focuses on ten famous people who were born or brought up in Leeds, Yorkshire.
Average (10 qns)
Helmar
486 plays
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