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White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 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 on each of these categories 

 

   HISTORY   PLACES   ART   SPORT

 

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  @TallTrees  @Cairdeas 

   @TheresaV  @LukasB  @Martin-O2   @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 HISTORY 1  Which King of England died from food poisoning after eating "surfeit of lampeys" ?

 

Q2 PLACES 1    In which US State are the Aleutian Islands?

 

Q3 ART 1          Which Flemish artist`s works include "Adoration of the Magi" in 1618 and "Battle of

                           the Amazon" in 1618?

 

Q4 SPORT 1     Alex Ferguson managed two football teams which won the European Cup Winners Cup

                         - one was Manchester United. What was the other team?

 

Q5 HISTORY 2  In which country did the Battle of Arnheim take place in 1944?

 

Q6 PLACES        What is the capital of Puerto Rica ?

 

Q7 ART 2           Which sculptor created "Ecstacy of Saint Teresa" in 1647-52 for the chapel of the

                            Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria ?

 

Q8 SPORT 2      How many players are there in a curling team ?

 

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 24 February 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 25 Feb 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 26 Feb 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 24 Feb 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 25 Feb 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thurs 25 Feb 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 24 Feb 2021

eek!
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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021


@MI5 wrote:
eek!

A couple of head-scratchers this time @MI5 ??

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

I think I can decode a couple and I have a couple of 50/50's.
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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

Thinking cap firmly on...... Fear

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

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@MI5 wrote:

I think I can decode a couple and I have a couple of 50/50's.

@Cleoriff wrote:

Thinking cap firmly on...... Fear


Good luck @Cleoriff and @MI5 

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

erm, not so confident for these ones!!

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021


@gmarkj wrote:
erm, not so confident for these ones!!

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It seems that the general consenus is there are a couple of tougher ones this time. Good luck. 

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

Here we go then.....

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 24 Feb 2021

Thank you @MI5 

Appreciate the appropriate gif

pm with your 8 answers received 

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