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Which English king did Robert the Bruce defeat at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314?

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After the British Empire, what was the second-largest empire in history by land area, existing during the 13th and 14th centuries?

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According to Greek mythology, Menelaus was her father, but who was Hermione's mother?

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In what century did Joan of Arc live?

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What was the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

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What English author is best known for his series of historical novels following soldier Richard Sharpe?

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Operation Overlord was the code name for what 1944 WWII battle?

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What modern-day Russian city was known as Leningrad from 1924-1991?

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The American state of Virginia is named in honour of what Queen of England?

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In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of Mars and what goddess?

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What band did Martha Reeves famously sing with from 1957 until 1972?

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White Light/White Heat is the 1968 second studio album by what rock band featuring John Cale?

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What was John Lennon's middle name?

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A hit for Sinéad O'Connor in 1990, who wrote the song Nothing Compares 2 U?

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What troubled musician was known by the nickname "The Lizard King"?

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What British musical, written by Willy Russell, depicts twins separated at birth and features the song Marilyn Monroe?

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What singer was hired by Life magazine to take pictures of "The Fight of the Century" between Ali and Frazier in 1971?

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In what country was Celine Dion born in 1968?

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Who wrote the music, but not the lyrics, for the musical West Side Story?

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Who had a hit with the 1992 song Achy Breaky Heart?

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In which English county is the town of Leigh-on-Sea?

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What is the capital of the American state of Illinois?

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In what language does San Francisco mean Saint Francis?

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The island of Jutland comprises part of Germany and what other European country?

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Ojos del Salado, which at 6,893 m is the highest active volcano on Earth, lies in what mountain range?

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