Day two of “late 19th century history around the world” trivia takes us to merry old England. Queen Victorian ruled for a loooong time; these questions are focused on the latter part of her reign.
- Tennis was introduced at Wimbledon in 1875 and the first championship was played there in 1877. Prior to that, the club was primarily concerned with what sport?
- The songs “Strange Brew”, “Sunshine of Your Love”, and “Tales of Brave Ulysses” are all from an album accidentally named for what two-term Conservative Prime Minister and novelist?
- In the asymmetric board game Letters from _______, one player plays as Jack the Ripper while the others play as police detectives attempting to catch him before he takes five victims. What proper noun completes the game’s title?
- England lost the first in 1881 but won the rematch in 1902 and brought two independent republics under control of the British Crown. What are these two conflicts known as?
- In the still below, what Gilbert and Sullivan character is being portrayed (with theatrical aplomb) by Sideshow Bob?
- Benjamin Disraeli
- (First and Second) Boer Wars