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Which Wild West Sheriff shot Billy the Kid ?


This one might give you the hump - It's credited with shooting down 1,294 enemy aircraft, what is the name of this British First World War biplane ?


Leading up to and during World War II, what name was given to the German line opposite France's Maginot Line ?


Madame Curie, a famous scientist of the early 1900's, was a pioneer in what field ?


The Anglo Zanzibar war of 1896 was the shortest war in history, on August 26th more than 500 people died. How long did the war last 38 minutes, 38 hours or 38 days ?


What American human rights activist was assassinated on 21st February 1965 ?


Who was the wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia ?


In which century is it estimated the Black Death killed between 30 and 60 percent of Europe's population ?


Aboard which ship did Captain Scott sail to the Antarctic in 1901 ?


What was the name of the Empire that constructed the city of Machu Picchu in Peru during the 15th century ?

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Pat Garrett.


Sopwith Camel.


Siegfied Line (or Westwall in German).


Radioactivity.


38 minutes.


Malcolm X.


Lady Godiva.


14th (at its peak between 1348 and 1350) .


The Discovery.


Inca.