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1.
  Historical England Historical England best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, skunkee, Jan 03 15
Easier
skunkee editor
2199 plays
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  Best of the Best  Famous English Best of the Best: Famous English great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify these people who made the 2002 BBC "100 Greatest Britons" list?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 18 15
Easier
ponycargirl editor
1147 plays
3.
  Famous Englanders Famous Englanders great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jul 10 15
Easier
coachpauly
899 plays
4.
  Fame Fortune and Foremost Family Fame, Fortune and Foremost Family best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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)?
Easier, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jul 16 15
Easier
Fifiona81 editor
463 plays
5.
  Strictly English Strictly English - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz focusing on ten Englishmen and part of their life and times. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Jul 16 15
Easier
DeepHistory gold member
860 plays
6.
  Historic British Quotations top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Apr 04 13
Tough
bloomsby gold member
8465 plays
7.
  Best of the Best: English Women best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In looking at the 2002 list of "100 Greatest Britons", it is immediately apparent that very few women were chosen for the honor. Can you identify these ladies using clues that do not focus on their more famous achievements?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 31 17
Very Easy
ponycargirl editor
Mar 31 17
630 plays
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Many scientists and inventors were included on the list of "100 Greatest Britons" in 2002. Let's see if you can correctly match the clues to the individual.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 10 17
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Apr 10 17
619 plays
9.
  Mason and Dixon  They Drew the Line Mason and Dixon: They Drew the Line! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, ponycargirl, Jul 13 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
249 plays
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  Famous 18thCentury English People Famous 18th-Century English People popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, EnglishJedi, Jul 21 15
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
673 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who said in August 1914: 'The lamps are going out all over Europe'?

From Quiz "Historic British Quotations"




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  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [3] best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 26 14
Easier
stedman editor
3232 plays
12.
  Famous English People popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Welcome to my matching quiz on famous English people. I hope you enjoy playing it
Very Easy, 10 Qns, mcsurfie, Jul 06 17
Very Easy
mcsurfie
Jul 06 17
794 plays
13.
  Tales of the Abbey 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Westminster Abbey had been the site of the English monarch's coronation since 1066, but did you know that the Abbey also is one of the most prestigious places to be buried in the UK? See if you can identify the people interred there from 1700-1792.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 29 17
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jun 29 17
349 plays
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  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [1] great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, stedman, Jul 10 22
Average
stedman editor
Jul 10 22
2110 plays
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  Blue Plaques: We're Not Just Londoners top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, rossian, Feb 24 21
Average
rossian editor
Feb 24 21
969 plays
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  Tales of the Abbey great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Westminster Abbey had been the site of the English monarch's coronation since 1066, but did you know that the Abbey also is one of the most prestigious places to be buried in the UK? See if you can identify these people interred there prior to 1700.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 26 17
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jun 26 17
257 plays
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  Famous Brits Born Overseas top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many famous British figures were actually born overseas, either in one of the British colonies or later immigrated to Great Britain. Match the celebrities to their country of birth.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 20 17
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Sep 20 17
395 plays
18.
  Goodbye, England's Rose - 10 questions - 3 mins
I hand you a small bouquet of English women who are sadly no longer with us, but who left their scented mark even after their last petal had fallen.
Easier, 10 Qns, Plodd, Oct 17 16
Easier
Plodd
Oct 17 16
419 plays
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  A Blue Plaque Guide to London [2] best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, stedman, Aug 11 05
Average
stedman editor
2660 plays
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  Born in Gloucestershire great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Gloucestershire has its fair share of well known people. Can you match the people born in the county to the area in which they made their names?
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 07 17
Easier
rossian editor
Apr 07 17
549 plays
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  London Calling My Children Home popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
England's capital is a big place and many of its children grew up to be notable figures across the world.
Average, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Aug 31 18
Average
AcrylicInk gold member
Aug 31 18
561 plays
22.
  'Don't Lose Your Head!' great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mutchisman, Dec 14 06
Average
Mutchisman
2098 plays
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  Famous People in Eltham, London great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, stedman, Dec 21 11
Average
stedman editor
1878 plays
24.
  We're the Men from Sussex! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"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, TabbyTom, Jun 05 16
Average
TabbyTom gold member
Jun 05 16
196 plays
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  Famous People from Leeds popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz focuses on ten famous people who were born or brought up in Leeds, Yorkshire.
Average, 10 Qns, Helmar, Dec 21 11
Average
Helmar
535 plays
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  Famous People from Lancashire - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, pollygw, Jan 13 15
Average
pollygw
1123 plays
27.
  From Bugs to the Bard - 10 questions - 4 mins
Henry Edwards, born in Ross-on-Wye England, had a fascinating dual career as an actor and an internationally known entomologist. Can you untangle the two sides of his life?
Average, 10 Qns, pitegny, May 03 19
Average
pitegny gold member
May 03 19
111 plays
28.
  Famous Northumbrians popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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 Qns, PeggyLouisa, Dec 21 11
Average
PeggyLouisa
343 plays
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  Famous People from Lincolnshire - 20 questions - 5 mins
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, susanhaque, Oct 04 20
Average
susanhaque
Oct 04 20
905 plays
30.
  The Hastings Link great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, roxymary, Jun 18 16
Average
roxymary
Jun 18 16
808 plays
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  Born in Norfolk popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, EnglishJedi, Jun 24 15
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
646 plays
32.
  Famous People from Suffolk popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
See if you can identify these famous people born in Suffolk.
Average, 15 Qns, susanhaque, Jan 02 17
Average
susanhaque
Jan 02 17
749 plays
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  Famous People Connected with Lancashire popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, pollygw, Nov 29 18
Average
pollygw
Nov 29 18
875 plays
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  Sons of Stoke-on-Trent - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Plumbus, Jan 04 12
Average
Plumbus gold member
419 plays
35.
  People From Yorkshire - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, thula2, Dec 21 11
Average
thula2
365 plays
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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, zonko, Mar 13 13
Average
zonko
325 plays
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  Guess Who Was Born in the East End - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, kittyconner, Aug 26 20
Average
kittyconner
Aug 26 20
406 plays
38.
  Kentish Heroes popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you name these famous people who all have a connection with Kent, the Garden of England.
Average, 10 Qns, ironhammer, Sep 22 21
Average
ironhammer
Sep 22 21
552 plays
39.
  Famous People Linked to Leicestershire great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, romeomikegolf, Nov 18 16
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
Nov 18 16
694 plays
40.
  From down there in the West Country - 10 questions - 4 mins
Although Devon and Cornwall are two of England's least populated counties, they have produced plenty of stars...
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 21 11
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
511 plays
41.
  Turning Crawley Blue, One Plaque at a Time - 10 questions - 5 mins
Like many parts of the country, the town of Crawley in Sussex has a number of blue plaques commemorating people who have associations with the town.
Tough, 10 Qns, paper_aero, Jul 22 21
Tough
paper_aero gold member
Jul 22 21
138 plays
42.
  Cumbria's Favorites - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cumbria comprises the historic counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, along with parts of what was once northern Lancashire and West Yorkshire. Identify some of the area's famous sons and daughters.
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Apr 03 17
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 03 17
148 plays
43.
  Battle of Britain Fighter Ace best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Quiz_Beagle, Sep 15 13
Difficult
Quiz_Beagle gold member
630 plays
44.
  The Famous Folk of Cumbria great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
How much do you know about the famous folk of Cumbria, past and present?
Tough, 10 Qns, operator42, Jan 07 14
Tough
operator42
646 plays
45.
  The Brum Connection - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Cymruambyth, Aug 31 22
Tough
Cymruambyth gold member
Aug 31 22
447 plays
46.
  Legendary People from the Wirral - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about people who have lived on the Wirral in Merseyside.
Average, 10 Qns, clevercatz, Jul 04 15
Average
clevercatz gold member
243 plays
47.
  Hampshire & Isle of Wight Natives - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, EnglishJedi, Dec 30 13
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
562 plays
48.
  Off to the Chop - 10 questions - 4 mins
These ten people were all executed by beheading during the reign of Henry VIII. Can you match the person to the crimes that led to their executions and the dates on which they were executed?
Average, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Jul 27 16
Average
ElusiveDream
Jul 27 16
228 plays
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  Famous Yorkshire People - 10 questions - 3 mins
To follow up on my first quiz about Doncaster, this is a quiz about famous people from Yorkshire.
Average, 10 Qns, donnyfogman, Dec 20 14
Average
donnyfogman
787 plays
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  I was born in Salford, England - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, skb99, Aug 04 13
Average
skb99
319 plays
51.
  Staffordshire People and Places - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, tapspile, Dec 07 16
Average
tapspile
Dec 07 16
522 plays
52.
  Famous People from the Midlands - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some very famous people have come from the West Midlands, England. Here are some names that you will be familiar with ...
Average, 10 Qns, nhiggin1, Dec 21 11
Average
nhiggin1
699 plays
53.
  Famous Cornish People - 10 questions - 5 mins
Cornwall is famous for a number of inventions and people, can you correctly identify some of them?
Tough, 10 Qns, enwrigpd, Jan 02 16
Tough
enwrigpd
565 plays
54.
  Derbyshire's Own popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, anjo41, Feb 27 18
Tough
anjo41
Feb 27 18
360 plays
55.
  Notable People of Bath - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, jules44, Dec 21 11
Difficult
jules44
389 plays
56.
  Quotes on The English - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, Engadine, Dec 27 13
Tough
Engadine
1062 plays
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