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in a career lasting four decades,
British actor appeared in William Lugg by Princess Ida Gilbert and Sullivan in 1884 and the film in 1913?
1908, swimmer Henry Taylor (pictured) became the only Briton to win three gold medals at a single Olympic Games until Chris Hoy equalled his mark in 2008?
World War I, Britons could be fined for ?
feeding the pigeons after William Finch described
Delhi in 1611 as a city of seven forts and fifty-two gates, more Gates of Delhi (example pictured) were built by the Mughals and British — but only 13 gates still exist in good condition?
British band Echo & the Bunnymen's eighth studio album, , was the first not to make it into the top 20 of the What Are You Going to Do with Your Life? UK Albums Chart?
unit trust was devised by the British Olympic rower , son of rower Ian Fairbairn Steve Fairbairn?
the English of
, a former slave from Selim Aga Sudan, was so faultless that his book was believed to be fabricated by a Briton?
is the country's largest minority group apart from Polish minority in Ireland British people?
, a 1920s Gloster Survey British photo-survey biplane, had only two prototype models made before production was discontinued?
a 2006 survey found that the
preferred by 50% of sleeping position British couples is back-to-back?
, a Samuel Frederick Henry Thompson British flying ace of World War I, scored 30 kills in five months of service and won both the DFC and MC?
British model began her Daisy Lowe modelling career at the age of two?
British anthropologist and her husband were believed to be on the Kathleen Gough FBI's watchlist due to their alleged Marxist leanings?
British actress Glynis Johns appeared in the short-lived 1963 CBS sitcom called , in which she played a Glynis mystery writer, with Keith Andes as her lawyer-husband?
British fur trader was a leader in the John Johnston Ojibwa tribe near Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA?
British pianist has performed in Antony Peebles concerts in 128 different countries around the world?
British psychoanalyst was a non-commissioned military Montague David Eder surgeon for the Bolivian Army?
, a Michael Lockett British sergeant who was killed by a roadside bomb, was the first British soldier awarded the Military Cross to die in Afghanistan?
, who was born blind, is one of the first Lucas Murray British people to learn to visualise his surroundings using a technique similar to bats and dolphins, called echolocation?
Kodaikanal Lake (pictured) was developed in 1863, amid the town of the same name, by the British and early missionaries from the USA?
portrait painter was the first Tilly Kettle British painter to work in India?
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Question 1: The [146 ] ________ are strongly influenced by British political culture.
Question 2: The experience of military, political and economic power from the rise of the [216 ] ________, led to a very specific drive in artistic technique, taste and sensibility in the United Kingdom.
Question 5: King [63 ] ________ was the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty, a Welsh royal house that ruled the Kingdom of England and its realms from 1485 until 1603.
Question 6: By 1890, there were over 1.5 million further British-born people living in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and [37 ] ________.
Question 8: What is the metropolitican population of British people?
Question 10: [40 ] By 50 BC Greek geographers were using equivalents of [41 ] Prettanikē as a collective name for the ________.