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White Room Quiz Christmas Edition Mon 20 Dec 2021

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 Christmas Edition with 8 Christmas-related questions.

Each question is from one of these categories  

- HISTORY   PEOPLE   NATURE    LITERATURE    MOVIES   TV    FOOD & DRINK    EVENTS

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members.

Those wishing to take part must pm me - @Mi-Amigo  - their answers between 12 noon today [Monday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Tuesday].

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

 @Cleoriff  @pgn  @jonsie @MI5 @BobM @TallTrees  @gmarkj  @lewys-gp @RafaC @MAKAZAGA @Martin-O2 

and any member, who has taken part in the past or has never taken part, and any new members will join in with today`s White Room Quiz.

 

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 HISTORY -  Which British monarch gave the first Royal Christmas message, broadcast by the BBC in 1932 ?  

 

Q2 PEOPLE - Which scientist, born on Xmas Day 1642, developed three laws of motion ?

 

Q3 LITERATURE - Who is generally recognised as the author of the poem "A Visit From St Nicholas" [also

                              known as - "Twas The Night Before Christmas"] ? 

                        

Q4 NATURE - What is the name of the plant with bright red and green leaves, which is sometimes known as

                        the Christmas Flower ?

 

Q5 MOVIES - In the 1994 Christmas movie "Miracle On 34th Street", what is the name of the little girl played

                       by Mara Wilson ? 

 

Q6 TV - In the 2017 Dr Who Xmas Special, which actress made her debut as the 13th doctor ?

 

Q7 FOOD & DRINK - A stick of what is usually put in mulled wine at Christmas ?

 

Q8 EVENTS - Boxing Day is also which Saint`s Day ?

                            

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

 

Those who want to take part must send a pm [private message] to me [Mi-Amigo] with their answers between 12 noon today [Mon 20 Dec 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 21 Dec 2021]

- 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 Wed 22 Dec 2021

 

Each member will be awarded star for each correct answer. In addition, Thinkers will be awarded as follows

 

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THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Mon 20 Dec 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 21 Dec 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Tues 21 Dec 2021 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" with this week`s quiz. 

 

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.

 

I hope everyone likes the questions in today`s White Room Quiz, and finds this WRQ fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

 

 

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pgn
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Just adding a bit of seasonal decoration here 👍

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To get people into the zone, as it were 😉

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Hey @Mi-Amigo 

I may get more than 1 correct 😁



HAPPINESS IS BEE SHAPED

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Very nice @pgn 

I will get my Sparkly Christmas tree up today in that case!😁

Thank you TallTrees 



HAPPINESS IS BEE SHAPED

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Not bad at all @Mi-Amigo. I 'quite' like that one....

Just going to see if this damn forum will allow a copy and paste of @pgn's Xmas tree.

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and it has. 😂

 

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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @pgn for adding the sparkly Xmas Tree...

Thank you @TallTrees - maybe you`ll get a Xmas Thinker...

Thank you @Cleoriff - pleased you "quite like" the questions and managed to copy and paste the Xmas tree.  

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Mi-Amigo
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@pgn has kindly produced and pm`d me - Christmas Thinkers for this White Room Christmas Quiz

 
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which I`ll award when I give the results on Wednesday morning.

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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

@pgn has kindly produced and pm`d me - Christmas Thinkers for this White Room Christmas Quiz

 
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which I`ll award when I give the results on Wednesday morning.

Absolutely lovely idea. 😁

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Brilliant stuff, @Mi-Amigo. Love the Christmas themed thinkers too 😂😄!

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Incoming @Mi-Amigo 

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