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White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

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

Each White Room Quiz will have eight questions - with two questions from four categories. 

 

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  @MI5  @OldFart  @gmarkj  @WispaRed7 

 

 O2 Community managers @Marjo @Martin-O2  @LukasB 

 

and any member, who has taken part in the past or has never taken part, and new members

will join in with today`s White Room Quiz.

 

Today`s WRQ questions are two questions from each of these cateories

 

      HISTORY  GEOGRAPHY  SPACE  GAMES

    

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 [HISTORY - 1]  Which English King was nicknamed "Rufus"?   

      

Q2 [GEOGRAPHY - 1]  In which continent is the Gobi Desert?

 

Q3 [SPACE - 1] Ganymede is a moon of which planet in our solar system?

 

Q4 [GAMES - 1] Which indoor game was invented by British Army officers in India in 1875?

 

Q5 [HISTORY - 2] In which war was the Battle of Jutland? 

 

Q6 [GEOGRAPHY - 2] Which strait links San Francisco Bay and the Pacific?

 

Q7 [SPACE - 2] The main asteroid belt in our solar system is between which two planets?

                          [correctly name both for a star; half star awarded for one correct] 

 

Q8 [GAMES - 2] How many "tricks" make up a Grand Slam in the card game Bridge?  

 

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 June] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 25 June]

- 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 June.

 

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 June 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 25 June 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 25 June 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, and any, or all, of the O2 Gurus - @O2Karl  @O2Jenny  @O2Abigail ? - 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.

 

Thank you everyone for your interest and for making the quiz so popular.

I hope everyone enjoys today`s White Room Quiz.

I have tried to make this quiz a mix of easier and not-so-easy questions - and hope that all of you find the quiz fun.

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

I personally don't think I'll be doing in for this quiz as I've looked at the questions and history and geography are definitely not my strong point but I will follow the thread and good luck to everyone who joins.
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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Thank you for your post @O2Abigail 

Each quiz has questions taken from different categories, so hopefully you`ll find something you like in a future quiz and you`ll feel like joining in... slight smile  

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Love this, will give this a go Smiley Happy
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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Thanks @O2Karl for saying you`ll be taking part 

Look forward to your answers, which you must pm to me @Mi-Amigo [please don`t post on thread] at any time after 12noon today up to 11.59pm tomorrow night.

Good luck

 

 

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Mmmmm Is there a QI type question @Mi-Amigo ? upside down

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

@Mi-Amigo love the King questions! I am so good at them hahah

 

But keep the space stuff coming I actually know quite a few things joy

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020


@Cleoriff wrote:

Mmmmm Is there a QI type question @Mi-Amigo ? upside down


Hi @Cleoriff 

No, there is not a QI-type question [where the answer is not what what most people think] this time but a couple of questions are a little bit tricky and some might need to think about them...

Look foward to pm with your answers.

Good luck

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Thanks @LukasB 

Be interesting to see how you get on with the King question...

As for "Space", this has been one of the most popular categories with White Room Quizzers...

Good luck.

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Re: White Room Quiz - Wed 24 June 2020

Hmmm, not a card player so need to have a wild guess at that one.....
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