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1 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 Q
Quiz_Beagle
Jan 28 07
519 plays
2 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 Q
stedman
Sep 21 03
1857 plays
3 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 Q
rossian
Nov 26 11
402 plays
4 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 Q
Quiz_Beagle
Feb 03 07
333 plays
5 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 Q
doublemm
Oct 03 09
381 plays
6 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 Q
stedman
Sep 26 03
2058 plays
7 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 Q
roxymary
Jul 02 08
705 plays
8 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 Q
bloomsby
Feb 01 02
7104 plays
9 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 Q
romeomikegolf
Aug 12 07
618 plays
10 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 Q
stedman
Sep 13 03
1599 plays
11 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 Q
stedman
Oct 04 03
1344 plays
12 '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 Q
Mutchisman
Dec 10 06
1719 plays
13 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 Q
BuffyAnneLove
Sep 09 07
588 plays
14 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 Q
EnglishJedi
Dec 02 08
555 plays
15 The Famous Folk of Cumbria
How much do you know about the famous folk of Cumbria, past and present?
Tough
10 Q
operator42
Mar 24 07
591 plays
16 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 Q
DUFFMONKEY
Nov 20 07
474 plays
17 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 Q
Englizzie
Jun 09 10
165 plays
18 Sir Walter Raleigh
Explorer, soldier, courtier, lover, poet, historian, - Sir Walter Raleigh was all of these. Here are a few questions on his unusually varied life.
Difficult
10 Q
TabbyTom
Feb 06 04
924 plays
19 From down there in the West Country
Although Devon and Cornwall are two of England's least populated counties, they have produced plenty of stars...
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Aug 12 08
441 plays
20 Hampshire & Isle of Wight Natives
I may not be one of the most famous people born in Hampshire or the Isle of Wight, but some natives have made it big.
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Aug 02 08
492 plays
21 Famous People from Leeds
This quiz focuses on ten famous people who were born or brought up in Leeds, Yorkshire.
Average
10 Q
Helmar
Sep 05 09
450 plays
22 Famous People from Lancashire
I have already mentioned a few famous Lancastrians in my quizzes about Lancashire, and here are some more people who are were born in Lancashire.
Average
10 Q
pollygw
Mar 14 06
849 plays
23 Derbyshire's Own
Over the last 500 years many people born or raised within our borders have gone onto fame and sometimes fortune. This is a quiz about 10 of them
Tough
10 Q
anjo41
May 23 09
333 plays
24 Guess Who Was Born in the East End
The East End of London is generally considered one of the poorest parts of England. Whether or not that is still true, it has produced some wonderful people. This is a quiz about some of them.
Average
15 Q
kittyconner
Mar 09 14
279 plays
25 Staffordshire People and Places
I could not find a quiz about Staffordshire in Funtrivia, so here are a few questions from my limited knowledge concerning people and places in the county's history.
Average
10 Q
tapspile
Sep 12 07
459 plays
26 Famous Northumbrians
The beautiful county of Northumberland has had its fair share of famous inhabitants. I hope that you'll enjoy this quiz about some of them both past and present.
Average
10 Q
PeggyLouisa
Nov 20 09
294 plays
27 Famous People Connected with Lancashire
Here is a quiz about some famous people who, although not actually born in the county, were famously connected with places or events in Lancashire.
Tough
10 Q
pollygw
Mar 18 06
801 plays
28 Horatio Nelson
The life of Horatio Nelson.
Tough
10 Q
sigs42
Aug 28 08
432 plays
29 Kentish Heroes
Can you name these famous people who all have a connection with Kent, the Garden of England.
Average
10 Q
ironhammer
Jun 29 08
477 plays
30 Famous Cornish People
Cornwall is famous for a number of inventions and people, can you correctly identify some of them?
Tough
10 Q
enwrigpd
Jan 07 07
522 plays
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