The Roundheads and Cavaliers (Round 19)

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The questions and answers within this quiz were verified and updated in July 2020.


Which lake is divided amongst four African countries and is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake by volumne in the world?

Lake Tanganyika


Peter Carl Faberge, Vladimir Nabokov and Vladimir Putin were all born in which Russian city?

Saint Petersburg


Which country is the world's top producer of black pepper?
a) Vietnam b) India c) China

a) Vietnam


Which country has the greatest population, Ethiopia or Pakistan?



Which war between 'The Roundheads' and 'The Cavaliers' took began in 1642 and ending in 1651?

English Civil War


Which former US President was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky in 1809?

Abraham Lincoln


Which Scotland born scientist is known for the invention of the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell


Can you name the Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies in 1519, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth?

Ferdinand Magellan


Which Baseball player held the nicknames "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat"?

Babe Ruth


Which scientist formulated the model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the centre of the universe?