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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 Q
ponycargirl
Jul 06 15
207 plays
2
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 Q
Fifiona81
Jul 15 15
186 plays
3
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
549 plays
4
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
1980 plays
5
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 Q
ponycargirl
Jul 09 15
168 plays
6
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 Q
skunkee
Dec 12 14
762 plays
7
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
441 plays
8
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
2451 plays
9
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
720 plays
10
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
348 plays
11
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
402 plays
12
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
624 plays
13
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
7467 plays
14
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!
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Jul 07 15
243 plays
15
'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
1749 plays
16
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
1383 plays
17
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
1632 plays
18
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
615 plays
19
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 Q
EnglishJedi
Jul 19 15
480 plays
20
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
603 plays
21
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 Q
coachpauly
Jul 09 15
549 plays
22
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
501 plays
23
Best of the Best: Famous English

Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easy
10 Q
ponycargirl
Jul 18 15
519 plays
24
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 Q
ponycargirl
Jul 13 15
129 plays
25
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
594 plays
26
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
189 plays
27
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
870 plays
28
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
303 plays
29
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
318 plays
30
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
465 plays
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