Great Britain History Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Who played Captain Hawkeye Pearce in the TV series MASH? [---- ----]

2.Who president and founder of the modern state of Turkey? [Kemal A-------]

3.Who said genius is 2 percent inspiration and 98 percent perspiration? [------ E-----]

4.Who said of Mick Jagger: I'm sure he'll find someone else to be unfaithful to soon? [----- ----]

5.Who spent 44 days in a plastic box suspended over the Thames? [D---- B-----]

6.Which author spent two years in various prisons including Belmarsh and Lincoln, and in some circles is known as Baron of Weston Super Mare? [J------ A-----]

7.Who split up with their boyfriend of four years, Olivier Martinez? [K---- M------]

8.Who was Carol Lombard married to from 1939-1942? [Clark -----]

9.Who was the actor whose character owned a car called KITT and a beach-based job to envy?

10.Who was the author of The Mallen Streak and many other books? [Catherine C------]

11.Who was the first American to be named the world's richest man? [---- -----]

12.Who was the first female Speaker of the House of Commons? [Betty B--------]

13.Who was the first man to swim the English Channel? [Captain Matthew ----]

14.Who was the first president of Taiwan? [C---- K-- S---]

15.Who was the first president of the fifth French republic from 1958-69? [------- de G-----]

16.Who was the first Roman Catholic president of America? [---- - -------]

17.Who is the founder and first prime minister of the state of Israel? [--- ------]

18.Who was the villain in the cartoon Wacky Races, whose partner was Muttley? [Dick D--------]

19.Who won Celebrity Big Brother in January 2007? [S----- S-----]

20.Who would close his comedy programme with the phrase and may your god go with you? [D--- A----]

21.Whom did Peter Cook save from drowning in Connecticut in 1963? [David F----]

22.Whose autobiography is called The Moon's A Balloon? [David N----]

23.Why is Prince Michael of Kent no longer in the line of succession to the British throne?

24.With which model did Mick Jagger have an affair in 2000? [Sophie D---]

25.With which of his co-presenters did Eamonn Holmes have a long-standing feud? [A----- Turner]

26.With whom did Lady Emma Hamilton have a famous affair? [Lord H------ Nelson]

27.Name the writer, born 1949, author of The Rachel Papers, London Fields and Experience. [M----- A---]

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