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White Room Quiz Wed 10 Apr 2024

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

Today`s WRQ is 8 questions with two questions on each of these categories

SCIENCE   LITERATURE    TV    SPORT

 

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 [Wed] and

03.00am Friday morning.

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

@Cleoriff @pgn @gmarkj @jonsie @MI5 @TallTrees @BobM @Oxonian @J9el @Spenny @Dave-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 SCIENCE 1 - Chemically, cyanide is a compound combining nitrogen and which other element ?

                                 

Q2 LITERATURE 1 - In Chaucer`s "Canterbury Tales", who is the first storyteller ?

                        

Q3 TV 1 - In TV "soap" EastEnders, what is the London postcode for Walford ?

 

Q4 SPORT 1 - How many hurdles are there in men`s 110m hurdles race ?

 

Q5 SCIENCE 2 - What is the chemical symbol for the element bohrium ?

 

Q6 LITERATURE 2 - In Thomas Hardy`s novel "Far From The Madding Crowd", what is the name of the young

                                 shepherd who falls in love with newcomer Bathsheba Everdene ?

 

Q7 TV 2 - In British TV sit-com "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" what was the first name of the

                  character played by Sheridan Smith ?

 

Q8 SPORT 2 - The 2018 Winter Olympics were held in which city ?

                                                                                 

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

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Wed 10 April 2024] and before 03.00am Fri 12 April 2024.

 

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

The answers - and results for each player taking part - will be posted on Fri 12 April 2024.

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 [Wed 10 Apr

2024] and before 03.00am on Fri 12 Apr 2024.

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 03.00am on Fri 12 Apr 2024 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.

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TallTrees
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Well a wooden spoon again! @Mi-Amigo 

I know nothing about East Enders

Hurdles not much knowledge there : briefly watch the event

Don't know a Shepherd😅

Saw this Film in our Local Cinema but never commit names to memory,

clogs up the wheels 😂 Same for Canterbury Tales

I have never seen 2 pints of lager and a packet of crisps 🙄

Couple of Science questions, need to guess here

Not a "fan" of the Olympics

Will do best 

 



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Incoming @Mi-Amigo 😂🤣

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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @TallTrees for your comments

Sorry some of the questions are a bit difficult for you

Hope guesses pay off.

Look forward to pm with your answers later

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Thank you @Cleoriff 

like the gif

pm with your answers received

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Thank you @MI5 

pm with your answers received

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Ah no problem 😊  @Mi-Amigo 

Just thought you would like to hear my anxiety 🙃 😬 😅 



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Answers in @Mi-Amigo 

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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @jonsie 

like the gif

pm with your answers received

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