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White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 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 eight questions - with two questions from each of these categories

 

  PEOPLE   WORDS   MOVIES   EVENTS

 

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   @WispaRed7   @Martin-O2   @LukasB   @TheresaV  @Marjo 

 

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 PEOPLE 1  What is the first name of Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana ?

 

Q2 WORDS 1  What does the word "fluviatile" mean ?

 

Q3 MOVIES 1 Which Bond villan was played by Terry Savalis and by Donald Pleasance in James Bond movies ?

 

Q4 EVENTS 1 The Lantern Festival in Japan celebrates the harvest of which crop ?

 

Q5 PEOPLE 2  Which US President was the first to make a televised address from the White House in 1947 ?

 

Q6 WORDS 2  From the language of which country did the word "yacht" originate ?

 

Q7 MOVIES 2  What was the name of the character played by Tom Cruise in the movie "Born on the 4th of July" ?

 

Q8 EVENTS 2  Fierljeppen is an event held in the Dutch province of Friesland. What does the event involve ?

[please no gifs of the event, so as not to give away the answer wink]

 

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 20 Jan 20121] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 21 Jan 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 22 Jan 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 20 Jan 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 21 Jan 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thurs 21 Jan 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 20 Jan 2021

Must go and put my THINKING cap on @Mi-Amigo . Off out in a while so will be done later thumbsup

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021


@Cleoriff wrote:

Must go and put my THINKING cap on @Mi-Amigo . Off out in a while so will be done later thumbsup


Yeh... a couple of head-scratchers today @Cleoriff Thinking but the good news is there is no QI-style question, where the answer is not what most people think.

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021

thinking cap on..... thinking cap off..... head scratch 

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021

Hey there @Mi-Amigo
I have some time today so will join in...help 🥸

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@TallTrees will need it haha

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021

Thank you @TallTrees 

Great to have you taking part in the WRQ

pm with your eight answers received

 

Thank you @LukasB 

pm with your eight answers received

 

Thank you @MI5 

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021

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"Yes, lootenant" - it's Telly Savalas (from Greek, a shortened form of Aristotelis, as far as I know) 🤣

Mind you, Telly Wogan has a nice ring to it 😆

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 20 Jan 2021

PM sent. Couple of guesses in here...

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