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White Room End Of The Year Quiz

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

 

                            Today`s Quiz is the White Room End Of The Year Quiz

                                      [part of 🎅🏻 🎄 Christmas On The Community] 

 

There are 15 questions based on some of the events and people who sadly passed away in 2020, with

one question on a date in each month of the year, except April for which there are four questions, and

for the first time, a PLATINUM THINKER for each person who gives 15 correct answers.

 

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   @Marjo 

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

will join in with today`s White Room Quiz.

 

TODAY`S 15 QUESTIONS

 

Q1 JAN 21   Which former member of Monty Python died aged 77 ? 

      

Q2 FEB 16    Record high number of flood warnings in England due to storm.

                     What was the name of this storm ?

 

Q3 MAR 16  First daily TV press conference from No 10 updating public on Covid-19 pandemic with

                      Boris Johnson and UK Chief Medical Advisor and UK Chief Scientific Advisor.

                      Name either the UK Chief Medical Advisor or UK Chief Scientific Advisor.

 

Q4 APR 02   Eddie Large, comedian, died aged 78.

                     What was the stage name of his comedy partner?

 

Q5 APR 05   Honor Blackman, actor, died aged 94.

                     What was the name of the character she played in the Bond film Goldfinger?

 

Q6 APR 20   The founder of pirate radio station Radio Caroline died aged 91.

                     What was his name?

 

Q7 APR 29    Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds announced birth of their son.

                     What first name did they give their son?  

 

Q8 MAY 10  The UK Government Covid-19 slogan "Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives" changed

                      to what three-phrase slogan?

 

Q9 JUN 10   During anti-racist protests following killing of George Floyd, statue of 17th century slave

                     trader pulled down in Bristol. Who was the statue of [name]?

 

Q10 JUL 10  Jack Charlton, footballer, died aged 95.

                     Played for England in 1966 World Cup Final. Which team did he play for at that time?  

 

Q11 AUG 16 Ronnie O`Sullivan won his 6th World title at 2020 World Snooker Championship.

                      Who did he defeat in the final?

 

Q12 SEP 10  Diana Rigg, actor, died aged 82.

                     Which character did she play in the Bond film On Her Majesty`s Secret Service?

 

Q13 OCT 28 Bobby Ball comedian, died aged 76.

                     What was the name of the character he played in TV series Not Going Out?

 

Q14 NOV 15  Ray Clemence, goalkeeper, died aged 72

                       How many England caps did he get between 1972 and 1983?

 

Q15 DEC 10  Barbara Windsor died aged 85.

                      What was the title of the first Carry On film in which she appeared in 1964?

 

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 30 Dec] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 31 Dec]

- 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 1 Jan 2021

 

                                         

                                                                THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Wed 30 December 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 31 December 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 31 December 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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                          12 correct      10 correct     8 correct     6 correct     4 correct

                            answers          answers       answers      answers      answers

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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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Blimey!! Some thinking required for this one @Mi-Amigo !!

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@Cleoriff 

I admit that some of the questions might need a bit of thinking about and might test the grey cells Thinking but the good news yahoo is there is no QI-style question where the answers is not what most people think Bouncy

I look forward to pm with your 15 answers. Good luck.

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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

@Cleoriff 

I admit that some of the questions might need a bit of thinking about and might test the grey cells Thinking but the good news yahoo is there is no QI-style question where the answers is not what most people think Bouncy

I look forward to pm with your 15 answers. Good luck.


I must admit, I'm far better with questions from the past. Long term memory is good. Short term?  Not so much rofl (Having said that, there are a few I'm fairly confident of)

PS.. you won't be getting THIS at just gone 12 md yahoo

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Blimey, some right pearls in there!!

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No prob @Cleoriff . Plenty of time to send pm.

 

@gmarkj I don`t think anyone would disagree that there are "some right pearls" in this quiz Thoughful

 

@LukasB 

Thank you

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@MI5 wrote:
See you in a few days once the research is complete !

Good luck @MI5 with your research.

As for "a few day", gentle reminder, you do have until 11.59pm tomorrow [Thursday] to pm me with your 15 answers. 

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