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800 ex-servicemen were formed into a new force of special constables and sent to Ireland in 1920 to quell the troubles. What was their nickname ... [The ----- and T---]?
Answer : The Black and Tans
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Aboard which ship did Captain Scott sail to the Antarctic in 1901 ... ? [The D--------]
Answer : The Discovery
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According to Arthurian legend, which wizard counselled and assisted Arthur ... ?
Answer : Merlin
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Against which country did England fight the 100 years war ... ?
Answer : France
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Against which of England ... ?s monarchs was The Babington Plot organised ... ?
Answer : Elizabeth I
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At which London underground station was the fire of November 18th, 1987 which resulted in 31 deaths ... ? [----- -----]
Answer : Kings Cross
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At which Scottish Castle is there a giant cannon on display called Mons Meg ... ?
Answer : Edinburgh
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Balmoral Castle was built for which monarch ... ? [Queen --------]
Answer : Queen Victoria
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Before decimalisation, how many pennies were in a pound ... ?
Option : 80
Option : 130
Option : 240
Option : 310
Answer : 240
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Boadicea is the ancient warrior-queen of which British tribe ... ? [I----]"
Answer : Iceni

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