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31 The Brum Connection
I was born in Birmingham, UK, which is known to its inhabitants as Brum. Many of those inhabitants have made a name for themselves on the world stage (I'm not one of them). How many of these famous people with a Brum connection can you identify?
Tough
10 Q
Cymruambyth
Nov 12 08
390 plays
32 Famous Yorkshire People
To follow up on my first quiz about Doncaster, this is a quiz about famous people from Yorkshire.
Average
10 Q
donnyfogman
Jan 03 09
705 plays
33 Douglas Bader
Douglas Bader was one of the most famous British fighter aces of WW2. He had lost both his legs in a flying accident before the war and became an inspiration to others who suffered disability in accidents.
Average
10 Q
Plumbus
Feb 23 04
804 plays
34 Dick Turpin - Highwayman
This quiz is about Dick Turpin in particular with some more general questions regarding English Highwaymen.
Average
10 Q
CVL10122
Sep 14 02
762 plays
35 Sons of Stoke-on-Trent
Try and identify these famous people from past and present who all share the same birthplace - the six towns that form the City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.
Average
10 Q
Plumbus
Aug 21 08
378 plays
36 Conflagration of People from Greater Manchester
Team quiz by Phoenix Rising
A conflagration is a large, destructive fire and this quiz focuses on people born in Greater Manchester area who have set the world on fire! Well maybe they didn't go quite that far, but they are definitely famous. Hope you enjoy the quiz.
Average
10 Q
zonko
Nov 14 12
255 plays
37 Famous People from Suffolk
See if you can identify these famous people born in Suffolk.
Average
15 Q
susanhaque
Mar 10 06
666 plays
38 People From Yorkshire
Wallace and Gromit are Yorkshire's ambassadors abroad, but there are many other famous folk from England's biggest county. Sport, music, film, literature, art and more are all covered.
Average
10 Q
thula2
Nov 08 11
270 plays
39 I was born in Salford, England
I was born in Salford, England. I thought it was just an ordinary place in the North West where nothing interesting happened, till I found out these people were born there, too.
Average
10 Q
skb99
Aug 04 13
240 plays
40 Notable People of Bath
The city of Bath in South West England has been the home of many influential people over the centuries. This quiz is about some of its most significant residents.
Difficult
10 Q
jules44
May 11 09
342 plays
41 The Mitfords
Were they crazy? Were they naive? Or, as Evelyn Waugh put it, merely 'fun'? Here's a quiz about one of England's most hated families.
Average
10 Q
sofarsogood
Mar 31 10
159 plays
42 Albert Pierrepoint, Executioner
"The fruit of my experience has this bitter aftertaste ... Capital punishment in my view, achieved nothing except revenge." (Albert Pierrepoint, 1974). Let's find out more about this man.
Average
10 Q
purcy
Mar 12 11
222 plays
43 Famous People from Lincolnshire
A number of famous people were born in Lincolnshire (in eastern England). See if you can solve the clues to find their identity.
Average
20 Q
susanhaque
Feb 26 06
780 plays
44 Famous People from the Midlands
Some very famous people have come from the West Midlands, England. Here are some names that you will be familiar with ...
Average
10 Q
nhiggin1
Aug 18 08
624 plays
45 The Elephant Man
A familiarity with the 1980 movie may be of some benefit but this quiz is based primarily on written accounts of The Elephant Man.
Difficult
10 Q
ripper1
Nov 06 03
1047 plays
46 John Hunter (Surgeon)
This is a quiz about the eighteenth-century surgeon and anatomist John Hunter. Although Scottish by birth, he spent his working life in England. It makes reference to John's elder brother William, and remarks on medical history pertain to Great Britain
Average
10 Q
Charlesw321
Aug 09 12
111 plays
47 Aleister Crowley
A short quiz on the infamous mystic, poet, magician, mountaineer and so-called "wickedest man in the world," Aleister Crowley.
Very Difficult
10 Q
leedonna
Mar 14 07
519 plays
48 The Life of Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley, mystic and drug abuser, is one of the more colourful figures from the early 1900s. Learn a little about his life.
Tough
15 Q
Gimpess
Dec 26 04
459 plays
49 Quotes on The English
Ah the English, as a nation, an all conquering people - however, their detractors are certainly quick with a quip! Enjoy the following multiple choice questions about who said what about the English!
Tough
10 Q
Engadine
Mar 07 03
975 plays
50 Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Ten questions on the life and work of the great Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Average
10 Q
Charlesw321
Jul 01 12
171 plays
51 The Life of Sir Joseph Paxton
Sir Joseph Paxton was a Victorian architect, gardener and designer.
Average
10 Q
genovia12
Oct 07 10
144 plays
52 Sir Robert Carey - Adventurer and Courtier
Sir Robert Carey (1560-1639) wrote a vivid first-hand account of the Spanish Armada, policing the violent Scottish border, the death of Elizabeth I, and life at the Stuart Court.
Tough
10 Q
Radain
Oct 08 12
156 plays
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* Which actor, born at Huyton near Liverpool, had 6 wives, including Lilli Palmer and Kay Kendall?
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* Who said: 'England expects every man will do his duty'?
* Which British politician caused a sensation in 1948 by describing the Tories (Conservatives) as 'lower than vermin'?
* The saying 'The Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton' is attributed to the Duke of Wellington. Irrespective of whether or not he actually said it, there's at least one little problem with this statement. What?


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