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190 questions in this category
Q: What was Operation Sea Lion in the Second World War?
A: The planned invasion of Britain

With thanks to Alan Boxall for fine tuning the answer to this question
Q: This is a Spanish-based question In which Spanish city was Isabel La Católica crowned Queen of Castille?
A: Segovia

With thanks to Bren Murphy of The Irish Rover for correcting the answer
Q: What was Mahatma Gandhi's first name?
A: Mohandas (Karamchand Gandhi)

With thanks to Jim Welsh for spotting a duplicate question
Q: Who was King of Great Britain during the American War of Independence?
A: George III

With thanks to Lesley Melvin for correcting this question

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