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Pub quiz question 6967 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was the main colour of a New Model Army uniform?
  2. Answer: A: Red
  3. Notes: *: English Civil War, 1642–1651
  4. Categories: Military (3) History (3) Royalty (3)
Pub quiz question 1195 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: When did Queen Elizabeth II ascend the throne?
  2. Answer: A: 6 February 1952
  3. Categories: History (2) Royalty (2)
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Pub quiz question 484 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which Iraqi leader ordered the invasion of Kuwait in 1990?
  2. Answer: A: Saddam Hussein
  3. Categories: Military (4) Politics (4) 1990s (4) History (4) General Knowledge (4)
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Pub quiz question 7404 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Frederick, 1751; Henry, 1612; Arthur, 1502; Edward, 1376; William, 1120?
  2. Answer: A: British heirs apparent who never succeeded
  3. Notes: *: George II; James I; Henry VII; Edward III; Henry I
  4. Categories: Connections (7) Royalty (5) History (4)
Pub quiz question 4416 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which European country joined the NATO alliance in 1999 along with Hungary and the Czech Republic?
  2. Answer: A: Poland
  3. Categories: 1990s (7) History (7) Politics (6)
Pub quiz question 3395 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which US city takes tourists to Martin Luther King Jr's tomb and the 'World of Coca-Cola?'
  2. Answer: A: Atlanta
  3. Categories: History (8) Geography (8)
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Pub quiz question 4380 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was John Rolfe farming in Virginia when he met and married Pocahontas?
  2. Answer: A: Tobacco
  3. Categories: History (5)
Pub quiz question 162 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: In which war were the battles of Bunker Hill and Brandywine Creek fought?
  2. Answer: A: War of American independence
  3. Categories: History (6) Military (6)
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Pub quiz question 6822 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which island group was formerly known as the Sandwich Islands?
  2. Answer: A: Hawaii
  3. Notes: *: Started being called Hawaii in the 1840s
  4. Categories: Geography (7) Names (7) History (7)
Pub quiz question 3061 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Who spied for England in Edinburgh in 1706 but is better known as the author of Robinson Crusoe?
  2. Answer: A: Daniel Defoe
  3. Notes: *: Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, ordered him there in 1706
  4. Categories: Military (3) Literature (3) History (3)
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