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White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

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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 8 questions with two questions on each of these categories

 

   SPACE   MOVIES   GAMES   FOOD & DRINK

 

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   @gmarkj   @MI5   @TallTrees  @TheresaV  @LukasB  @Martin-O2 

  @O2EmmaLouise  @Bob_Mcg  @Cairdeas 

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 SPACE 1    What was the name of the space capsule in which Gordon Cooper was the last US

                         astronaut to make a solo [one-man] space flight on 15 May 1963 ?

 

Q2 MOVIES 1  Who played the character F a g i n in the 1968 movie "Oliver!" ?

 

Q3 GAMES 1   In the UK Monopoly game, which railway station is between Northumberland Ave and

                         Bow Street ?

 

Q4 FOOD & DRINK 1  Which fruit is the basis for Cumberland sauce ?

 

Q5 SPACE 2     What is the name of the second asteroid to be discovered - which was discovered by

                         Wilhelm Olders in 1802 ?

 

Q6 MOVIES 2  Jodie Foster was awarded the Academy Award [Oscar] for Best Actress in 1989 - for her

                         role in which movie ?

 

Q7 GAMES 2   How many points is the letter J worth in the games of Scrabble ?

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK 2  Ricotta cheese is from which country ?

 

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 12 May 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 13 May 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 Fri 14 May 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 [Wed 12 May 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 13 May 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thurs 13 May 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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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

Love the questions today @Mi-Amigo smiling

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021


@O2EmmaLouise wrote:

Love the questions today @Mi-Amigo smiling


Thank you @O2EmmaLouise 

Always nice to hear when quizzers like the questions.

That isn`t always be the case, as there are categories which some quizzers love and others hate, so I do try and give a balance of subjects and level of difficulty.

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

Heck @Mi-Amigo
I think
1. I like space questions but along with others I do not believe that people landed on the moon especially not in 1968 🤔
2. Nope
3. Not sure
4. Not sure
5. Nope
6. Nope
7. Not sure
8. Not absolutely sure
This could be a wipe out 🤪


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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

@TallTrees 

Sorry you feel today`s questions might be a "wipe out" but you never know a couple of guesses might turn out to be correct Thoughful

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

Well I'll have a go, of course, but can't be a genius all the time🤣
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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

It's your game you're in charge..just a suggestion that you could consider a star 🌟 system for quizzers like me that only get 1 or 2 stars not reaching the heady heights of Thinkers?
Some recognition for struggling 😁 to get at least 1 ✅


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@TallTrees wrote:
It's your game you're in charge..just a suggestion that you could consider a star 🌟 system for quizzers like me that only get 1 or 2 stars not reaching the heady heights of Thinkers?
Some recognition for struggling 😁 to get at least 1 ✅

Thank you for the suggestion @TallTrees 

In fact, a star star system is used - and is shown in Awards after the Thinkers

- for example in last quiz here 

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

Good questions @Mi-Amigo 

Only one point from me, I think the Space questions get harder rofl

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 12 May 2021

Hi there Mi-Amigo
Perhaps an actual 🌟 would be good 😁