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  There are 66 quizzes and 690 trivia questions in this category.
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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)
417 plays
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)
570 plays
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)
279 plays
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)
2688 plays
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)
2163 plays
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)
363 plays
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)
225 plays
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)
732 plays
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)
483 plays
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)
423 plays
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)
Jun 05 16
120 plays
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)
7896 plays
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)
636 plays
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)
1425 plays
Lord Horatio Nelson

Lord Nelson is one of the most famous British people in history. What do you know about him?
Average (10 qns)
Nov 24 16
159 plays
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)
1674 plays
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)
1497 plays
'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)
1869 plays
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)
303 plays
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)
627 plays
The Famous Folk of Cumbria

How much do you know about the famous folk of Cumbria, past and present?
Tough (10 qns)
609 plays
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)
177 plays
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)
663 plays
Best of the Best: Famous English

Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easy (10 qns)
675 plays
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)
504 plays
Kentish Heroes

Can you name these famous people who all have a connection with Kent, the Garden of England.
Average (10 qns)
507 plays
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)
600 plays
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)
192 plays
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)
546 plays
Famous People from Leeds

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