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Challenging Quiz about the history of Britain. Can you get at least 5 answers right?
Question 1 of 10
Who served in Britain's House of Parliament for all but two years from 1900 to 1964?
Question 2 of 10
Which explorer is credited with introducing the potato to Ireland and tobacco to England?
Question 3 of 10
Which king of England led the Third Crusade ... but barely set foot in England itself, spending just six months there as its king?
Question 4 of 10
In 1794, I lost my right eye in Corsica. In 1797, I lost my right arm after a battle in the Canary Islands. Who am I?
Question 5 of 10
What warrior queen is said to have been buried on a site now covered by the number 10 platform of King's Cross Station?
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Question 6 of 10
Henry VIII not only beheaded this woman for adultery and witchcraft, but he also beheaded her beloved greyhound Urian. Who was she?
Question 7 of 10
According to Winston Churchill in 1939, what country was "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma"?
Question 8 of 10
When England's first Norman king was crowned on Christmas Day, one of the guards accidentally set fire to the coronation hall, and the rest mistook cheers for threats and massacred the congregation. Who was this king?
Question 9 of 10
In 2002, who became the first royal since Charles I to be convicted of a criminal offense, thanks to an inability to control an English bull terrier named Dotty, who attacked two children?
Question 10 of 10
Catherine of Aragon's lady in waiting replaced her in her bed and on her throne. Who was she?
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