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The 100th White Room Quiz

Mi-Amigo
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   There are two White Room Quizzes each week - one on Monday and one on Wednesday.

 

                                 Today`s White Room Quiz is the 100th White Room Quiz

                                   since the White Room Quiz began on 01 August 2019.

 

This 100th White Room Quiz is 15 questions, instead of the usual 8 questions, with one question on each of these categories

           HISTORY  PEOPLE   GEOGRAPHY  PLACES  NATURE  SPACE    WORDS  LITERATURE

           MUSIC      ART         MOVIES          TV          SPORT     GAMES   FOOD & DRINK

Each question is, in some way associated with "one hundred".

Each person who successfully gives 15 correct answers will be awarded the PLATINUM THINKER.

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members.

Those wishing to take part must pm me - @Mi-Amigo - with their answers between 12 noon today [Wednesday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Thursday]

 

I hope our regular quizzers

  @Cleoriff  @pgn  @jonsie  @MI5  @gmarkj  @Anonymous  @LukasB  @Martin-O2  @TheresaV 

  @Marjo @TallTrees and @O2Karl  [who joined in previous WRQ and expressed an interest in this one] 

 

and any member, who has taken part in the past or has never taken part, and new members

will join in with today`s 100th White Room Quiz.

 

TODAY`S 15 QUESTIONS

 

Q1 HISTORY. The Hundred Years War began in 1337 when Gascony was confiscated from Edward III,

                       by which King of France?

 

Q2 PEOPLE.   Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother reached the age of 100 on 4 August 2000.

                       Who was her husband?

 

Q3 GEOGRAPHY. Hundred River rises near East Green, from where it flows south to Knodishall.

                              In which English county is Hundred River and the village of Knodishall?

 

Q4 PLACES.   Hundred Islands National Park is in Alaminos.

                       In which country is Hundred Islands National Park?

 

Q5 NATURE.  Tuatara, species of reptiles, can live to 100 years of age.

                       Tuatara are native to which country?

 

Q6 SPACE.      The 100th space flight by the US or Russia was by a US Space Shuttle which took off

                        on 30 August 1984. What was the name of this US Space Shuttle?

 

Q7 WORDS.    What is the word which means the number 1 followed by 100 zeros?

 

Q8 LITERATURE. Hundred Acre Wood is the fictional place inhabited by Winnie the Poo and his friends

                            In which book of poetry by A A Milne, published in 1924, was Hundred Acre Wood

                            first mentioned? 

 

Q9 MUSIC.   Status Quo released their 100th single in June 2013.

                     What was the title of the record?

 

Q10 ART.      Which Dutch artist painted almost 100 self-portraits?

 

Q11 MOVIES. Christopher Lee appeared in over 100 movies.

                        What were the names of the characters did he played in the 2002 movie

                         - Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones ? 

 

Q12 TV.          The 100th Dr Who story - The Stones of Blood [in four-parts in Season 16, serial 3] was

                        first screened 28 Oct to 18 Nov 1978. Who played the Doctor?

 

Q13 SPORT.     Who was the first player to score 100 goals in the Premiership - in 1995-96 season?

 

Q14 GAMES.   Two properties on a standard UK London Monopoly board cost £100.

                         One is The Angel Islington. What is the other?

 

Q15 FOOD & DRINK. The ingredients of Bermuda Hundred cocktail are Campari, pineapple juice,

                                    fresh lime juice, Orgeat and which spirit?

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members of the Community.

 

Those who want to take part must pm [private message] me [Mi-Amigo] with their answers between 12 noon today [Wed 27 Jan] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 28 Jan]

- allowing 36 hours to pm your answers.

 

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

The answers - and results for each player taking part - will be posted on morning of Fri 29 Jan 2021.

 

                                         

                                                                THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Wed 27 January 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 28 January 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 28 January will be declared void.

No googling, wiki, youtube search for answers.

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members.

New members, who have recently joined the Community, and members who have not taken part before, are welcome to join the "regulars" and take part in this quiz

 

Each correct answer given by each member will be awarded a star .

 

In addition, the following trophies will be awarded for

                                                                        15 correct

                                                                         answers

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                                                               Platinum Thinker

 

                          12 correct      10 correct     8 correct     6 correct     4 correct

                            answers          answers       answers      answers      answers

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                            Diamond         Golden         Silver         Bronze              Red

                             Thinker           Thinker       Thinker      Thinker           Thinker

 

Please feel free to post any comments on the questions - but not the answers - on this thread.

If you have any questions about the quiz, please ask and I will reply here.

 

Thank you everyone for your interest and for making the quiz so popular.

I hope everyone enjoys today`s White Room Quiz, and find it fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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Wow you've gone all out for the questions on the 100th quiz @Mi-Amigo! I'll need some thinking (guessing) time on these. dizzy

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Thank you for your comment @Martin-O2 

Good luck with the thinking time. Look forward to pm with your answers.

 

Thank you @Anonymous 

love the pic of the cat 

pm with your 15 answers received

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PM on the way @Mi-Amigo 

 

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Just want to add my appreciation for the hard work you have put in finding questions relating to 100.

Well done you!!smiling

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Thank you @jonsie 

Love the gif of Quo

pm with your 15 answers received

 

Thank you @Cleoriff 

Nice gif of Winnie - very appropriate

pm with your 15 answers received

 


@Cleoriff wrote:

Just want to add my appreciation for the hard work you have put in finding questions relating to 100.

Well done you!!smiling


Much appreciated @Cleoriff . It was fun searching out the questions for 15 categories and I learnt stuff too...

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Hi @Mi-Amigo 

 

PM sent with my answers ~ Wave



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Thank you @TallTrees 

Good to have you taking part in the quiz

pm with your 15 answers received 

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Thank you everyone who has sent me a pm with their 15 answers to the 100th WRQ quiz.

Gentle reminder to @pgn  @gmarkj  @LukasB  @Martin-O2  @O2Karl and anyone else who would like to have a go at answering the 15 questions in this special White Room Quiz. 

You still have plenty of time - up to 11.59pm tonight [Thursday] to pm me @Mi-Amigo with your 15 answers.

Look forward to hearing from you

Good luck.

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