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  1. James I & II and Charles I & II were members of which royal house?
  2. Stanley Baldwin was the only Prime Minister to serve office during the entire reign of a monarch. Which monarch?
  3. The battles of Alma, Balaclava and Inkerman took place during which war?
  4. Who were the US & Russian Presidents during the Cuban missile crisis?
  5. Harold MacMillan's "Winds Of Change" speech delivered in February 1960 was about which continent?
  6. Who became the Queen of Great Britain & Ireland in 1707 after the Acts Of Union united England & Scotland as a single sovereign state?
  7. Designed by Brunel, which was the first steamship which was purpose built to cross the Atlantic?
  8. In 2013, Tony Abbott became Prime Minister of which country?
  9. In which year was Armistice Day first observed?
  10. What was the name of the company that owned The Titanic, The Olympic & The Brittanic liners?
  11. Who was the British Prime Minister when Apollo 11 landed on the moon?
  12. Which of Henry VIII's wives was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I?
  13. In which year was the Magna Carta signed?
  14. Who was the last British monarch to NOT use a regnal number?
  15. What was the name of Robert Scott's ship which set sail in 1901 in which, with Earnest Shackleton, he sailed to Antarctica?
  16. Which war (officially) began on 25th June 1950 and ended 27th July 1953?
  17. By what name was Operation Chastise better known?
  18. "Through one of the marvels of modern science, I am enabled, this Christmas Day, to speak to all my peoples throughout the Empire." These were the first words of the first Royal christmas Message. Which Monarch spoke them?
  19. The Victoria Cross is traditionally hand-made using bronze taken from a gun captured during which war?
  20. What was the operational squadron number of the Dambusters?
  21. Who was the US President when the first Atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima?
  22. Who was the first US President to meet with a reigning British monarch?
  23. In which year did Heathrow Airport become fully operational for civilian and commercial use?
  24. Which of Henry VIII's children reigned, in England, for 44 years?
  25. What nationality was Christopher Columbus?
  26. Queen Victoria reigned for how many years?

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