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The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

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     This week`s contestant, chosen at random by @EmilieT   is

 

                                                          @gmarkj 

 

The six questions are:

 

Q1 [history]: During which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade take place?

 

Q2 [geography]: Which town is the county town of Essex?

 

Q3 [words]: What does the acronym LASER stand for? 

 

Q4 [measurements]: How long, in feet, was one chain in pre-metric measurements?

 

Q5 [currency]: What was the currency of Finland before adopting the Euro?

 

Q6 [food & drink]: Where in Britain did HP sauce originate?

 

Rules:

You can only give one answer to each question.

You can answer the questions in any order - please copy and paste the question and add your answer.

You can post all of the answers together in one posts; or post one, or more, answer in several posts [as @pgn did previously]; at any time between 00.01 [one minute after midnight] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday] 31 October 2019. Please note: a second answer to any question cannot be given in these subsequent posts. 

Any answer posted before 00.01 or after 23.59 will be declared void.

Please - no googling, Wiki, social media, Youtube in search of the answers.

 

The results, with the correct answers, will be posted either late on Thursday 31 October [after answers have been submitted] or on Friday morning 1 November 2019.

Each correct answer will be awarded a star

If you get all six questions correct, you will be awarded the Silver Thinker

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All members, including those who have already been a contestant or have put their names forward as contestants and those who are considering being a future contestant, are welcome to join in and play along - by making their own list of questions and seeing how many they can get right - but, please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

Thank you for your interest and good luck @gmarkj 

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

Ooohhh. I do like this one!! Best of luck @gmarkj four leaf clover

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

Great questions @Mi-Amigo, I'm not sure I know any of the answers but I'm very curious about most nerd

 

Good luck @gmarkj smiley

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

Thank you @Cleoriff and @EmilieT for your comments.

I hope both of you will play along - and see how many you got right when I give the results.

Oh and I should have mentioned - as usual, there is one QI-style question, where the answer is not what most people think Thinking

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

Uh oh.
I think i know one, maybe two.
Another will be an educated guess.
The rest? Pot luck!
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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

Good luck, @gmarkj - some of them are...! 😁
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I know!
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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

I know five of the six Bouncy

 

....at least I think I do Thinking

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019

@pgn 

yes, some of the questions are .....

 

@jonsie 

You know the answers to five out of the six questions? That is impressive thumbsup

 

@gmarkj 

Good luck with your answers tomorrow fingers crossed

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Re: The White Room Thursday Quiz - 31st October 2019


@jonsie wrote:

I know five of the six Bouncy

 

....at least I think I do Thinking


You would certainly know the HP sauce one @jonsie innocent

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