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White Room Quiz Mon 31 May 2021 Spring Bank Hol ed

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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 Spring Bank Holiday Special with eight questions

- with one question on each of these categories 

 

   HISTORY  PEOPLE  PLACES  LITERATURE  MUSIC  MOVIES  SPORT  EVENTS

 

Each question is associated in some way with 31 May.

 

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 [Monday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Tuesday].

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

  @Cleoriff  @pgn  @jonsie  @gmarkj  @MI5  @TallTrees  @O2EmmaLouise  @BobM  @TheresaV 

  @LukasB   @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 - 31 May 1911: Which famous ship was launched in Belfast ?

 

Q2 PEOPLE -   31 May 1996: Timothy Leary, philosopher and advocate of hippy counter- culture died.

         What was his famous saying, first coined at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco in 1967 ?

 

Q3 PLACES -   31 May 1859: The clock in the tower, which houses Big Ben began, keeping time.

         What was the name of the tower - before it was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012 ?

 

Q4 LITERATURE - 31 May 1669: Samuel Pepys wrote the last entry in his famous diary.

         What reason did he write for not going to continue with his diary ?

 

Q5 MUSIC -     31 May 2007: Rihana released her third album.

         What was the title of this - Rihana`s third album ?

 

Q6 MOVIES -   31 May 1930: Clint Eastwood was born.

         What character did Clint Eastwood play in the 1971 movie "Play Misty For Me" ? 

 

Q7 SPORT -      31 May 1868: Dr James Moore of the UK won the race at Parc de St Cloud, Paris, France

         This was the first recorded race of which sport ?

 

Q8 EVENTS -    31 May 1978: The revival of "Hunting the Earl of Rone" staged and then held annually.

         Troop of men, dressed as grenadiers, search for the Earl of Rone, wearing grotesque mask and

          clothes stuffed with straw. Once found, Earl of Rone put on donkey, escorted by man on hobby

          horse and the Fool through the town, stopping at pubs for donations.

          In which town in Devon is "Hunting the Earl of Rone" held ?

 

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 [Mon 31 May 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 01 June 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 02 June 2021

 

Each member will be awarded star for each correct answer. In addition, each member who gives

 

              EIGHT correct answers               SIX correct answers                     FOUR correct answers

                   will be awarded                       will be awarded                          will be awarded

 

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Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Mon 31 May 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 01 June 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Tues 01 June 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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Incoming guesses and answers, @Mi-Amigo  --->>

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Thank you @pgn 

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pm with your 8 answers received

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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Pm sent from a sunny caravan in Clacton!
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Thank you @gmarkj

pm with your 8 answers received - before deadline

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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THE ANSWERS:

 

Q1 HISTORY - 31 May 1911: Which famous ship was launched in Belfast ?

A1   Titanic

 

Q2 PEOPLE -   31 May 1996: Timothy Leary, philosopher and advocate of hippy counter- culture died.

         What was his famous saying, first coined at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco in 1967 ?

A2     Turn on, tune in, drop out

 

Q3 PLACES -   31 May 1859: The clock in the tower, which houses Big Ben began, keeping time.

         What was the name of the tower - before it was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012 ?

A3     St Stephen`s Tower - as in Encyclopedia Britannica Online here . However everyone taking part

          in this quiz gave the answer The Clock Tower. On checking, many reputable websites give the

          name of the tower as The Clock Tower so I`ll allow it as a correct and award a star

            

Q4 LITERATURE - 31 May 1669: Samuel Pepys wrote the last entry in his famous diary.

         What reason did he write for not going to continue with his diary ?

A4     Poor eyesight and fear of going blind

 

Q5 MUSIC -     31 May 2007: Rihana released her third album.

         What was the title of this - Rihana`s third album ?

A5     Good Girl Gone Bad

 

Q6 MOVIES -   31 May 1930: Clint Eastwood was born.

         What character did Clint Eastwood play in the 1971 movie "Play Misty For Me" ? 

A6     Dave Garver. As I did not specify first and surname, I`ll accept Dave or Garver or both as correct.

 

Q7 SPORT -      31 May 1868: Dr James Moore of the UK won the race at Parc de St Cloud, Paris, France

         This was the first recorded race of which sport ?

A7     Bicycle race

 

Q8 EVENTS -    31 May 1978: The revival of "Hunting the Earl of Rone" staged and then held annually.

         Troop of men, dressed as grenadiers, search for the Earl of Rone, wearing grotesque mask and

          clothes stuffed with straw. Once found, Earl of Rone put on donkey, escorted by man on hobby

          horse and the Fool through the town, stopping at pubs for donations.

          In which town in Devon is "Hunting the Earl of Rone" held ?

A8    Coombe Martin

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THE RESULTS

 

@O2EmmaLouise 

Q1 correct - awarded  star Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 pass

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 pass   Q7 correct - awarded star   Q8 correct - awarded star

plus for six correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

 

@Cleoriff 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star   Q3  correct - awarded star 

Q4 correct - awarded star  Q5 correct - awarded star   Q6  correct - awarded star

Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 correct - awarded star

plus, for eight correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@BobM 

Q1 correct - awarded  star Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 pass

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star   Q7 correct - awarded star 

Q8 correct - awarded star

plus for more than six correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

 

@MI5 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star   Q3  correct - awarded star 

Q4 correct - awarded star  Q5 correct - awarded star   Q6  correct - awarded star

Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 correct - awarded star

plus, for eight correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@TallTrees 

Q1 correct - awarded star Q2 help - incorrect  Q3 correct - awarded star Q4 tired - incorrect

Q5 help - incorrect   Q6 Clean Harry - incorrect joy  Q7 correct - awarded star

Q8 Plymouth - incorrect 

Total: three starfor three correct answers

 

@TheresaV 

Q1 correct - awarded  star Q2 pass  Q3 correct - awarded star Q4 Pepys saw Lukas - incorrect LOL 

Q5 correct - awarded star Q6 pass  Q7 correct - awarded star Q8 Exeter - incorrect  

plus, for four correct answers, also awarded

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Red Thinker

 

@LukasB 

Q1 correct - awarded  star Q2 correct - awarded star Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 pass

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 pass  Q7 pass  Q8 pass 

plus, for four correct answers, also awarded

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Red Thinker

 

@Martin-O2 

Q1 correct - awarded star Q2 pass  Q3 correct - awarded star Q4 pass  Q5 pass

Q6 pass   Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 pass 

Total: three starfor three correct answers

 

@pgn 

Q1 correct - awarded  star Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star 

Q4 correct - awarded star  Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star 

Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 Ilfracombe - incorrect

plus for more than six correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

 

@gmarkj 

Q1 HMS LukasB - incorrect joy  Q2 correct - awarded  star Q3 correct - awarded star 

Q4 couldn`t be bothered - incorrect  Q5 correct - awarded star Q6 correct - awarded star 

Q7 correct - awarded star   Q8 correct - awarded star 

plus for six correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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THE AWARDS:

 

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Silver Thinker                   = 8 correct answers  @Cleoriff  @MI5 

 

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Bronze Thinker + star   = 7 correct answers @BobM  @pgn 

 

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Bronze Thinker                = 6 correct answers @O2EmmaLouise  @gmarkj 

 

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Red Thinker                     = 4 correct answers  @TheresaV   @LukasB 

 

star star  star                 = 3 correct answers  @TallTrees   @Martin-O2 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the SILVER THINKERS -  @Cleoriff  @MI5 

 

Well done

@Bob_Mcg            - Bronze Thinker + star

@pgn                     - Bronze Thinker + star

@gmarkj                - Bronze Thinker

@O2EmmaLouise  - Bronze Thinker

@TheresaV            - Red Thinker 

@LukasB                - Red Thinker

@TallTrees             - starstar star 

@Martin-O2          - star starstar

   

Everyone who took part got at least   - starstarstar

 

I hope everyone enjoyed this White Room Quiz and will take part in today`s White Room Quiz, which will be the MULTI-CHOICE ANSWERS ed with 10 questions - one question on each of these categories

 

 HISTORY  GEOGRAPHY  SCIENCE  NATURE  LITERATURE  MUSIC  MOVIES  TV  SPORT  GAMES  

 

and will be posted on a seperate thread shortly

 

Thank you everyone for taking part and making the White Room Quiz fun.

                                                                   

@Mi-Amigo 

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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Good quiz @Mi-Amigo thank you.

I actually did better than I thought I would have.

Well done everyone, there's a lot of good results this time  thumbsup

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Well done everyone, especially @BobM ... bronze +
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Thank you @Mi-Amigo
for an interesting quiz...last entry by Pepys was and so to bed ( I thought it was that) but not the question...so learned something.



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