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  There are 65 quizzes and 680 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's quiz: England People - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 680 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
Best of the Best: Famous English

Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 18 15
651 plays
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 qns)
Mar 14 06
882 plays
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.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 06 04
1086 plays
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 qns)
Sep 12 07
483 plays
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 qns)
Aug 02 08
528 plays
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 qns)
Aug 12 08
474 plays
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 qns)
May 23 09
339 plays
Conflagration of People from Greater Manchester

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 qns)
Nov 14 12
288 plays
Famous Yorkshire People

To follow up on my first quiz about Doncaster, this is a quiz about famous people from Yorkshire.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 03 09
744 plays
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 qns)
Mar 09 14
348 plays
Horatio Nelson

The life of Horatio Nelson.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 28 08
459 plays
Famous People from Suffolk

See if you can identify these famous people born in Suffolk.
Average (15 qns)
Mar 10 06
693 plays
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 qns)
Feb 23 04
828 plays
Dick Turpin - Highwayman

This quiz is about Dick Turpin in particular with some more general questions regarding English Highwaymen.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 14 02
774 plays
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 qns)
Nov 12 08
414 plays
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 qns)
Aug 09 12
144 plays
Famous Cornish People

Cornwall is famous for a number of inventions and people, can you correctly identify some of them?
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 07 07
534 plays
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 qns)
Mar 31 10
186 plays
Legendary People from the Wirral

This is a quiz about people who have lived on the Wirral in Merseyside.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 04 15
198 plays
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 qns)
Nov 06 03
1071 plays
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 qns)
Aug 04 13
285 plays
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 qns)
Aug 21 08
396 plays
Aleister Crowley

A short quiz on the infamous mystic, poet, magician, mountaineer and so-called "wickedest man in the world," Aleister Crowley.
Difficult (10 qns)
Mar 14 07
543 plays
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 qns)
Nov 08 11
306 plays
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 qns)
Aug 18 08
648 plays
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 qns)
Mar 12 11
246 plays
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 qns)
May 11 09
375 plays
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 qns)
Feb 26 06
831 plays
Strictly English

A quiz focusing on ten Englishmen and part of their life and times. Enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 13 15
504 plays
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.
Average (15 qns)
Dec 26 04
483 plays
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