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White Room Quiz Wed 25 Nov 2020

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

Today`s White Room Quiz has eight questions - with two questions from each of four categories

 

   PEOPLE  NATURE  LITERATURE  MUSIC [inc one "lyrics" question]

 

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   @gmarkj   @WispaRed7 

and O2 Community managers  @Marjo   @Martin-O2   @LukasB 

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.

 

Please note: there is no QI-style question in which the answer is not what most people think.

Some of the questions are rated as "easier", others as "not-so-easy".

 

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 PEOPLE -1    Who preceeded Margaret Thatcher as British Prime Minister ? 

      

Q2 NATURE - 1  What colour are the flowers of a jacaranda tree ?

 

Q3 LITERATURE - 1 In which Roald Dohl book do the characters Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker appear ?

 

Q4 MUSIC - 1     Who composed the Brandenburg Concertos ?

 

Q5 PEOPLE - 2    Who was the US First Lady when Jimmy Carter was US President ? 

 

Q6 NATURE - 2   What type of bird is a lorikeet?

 

Q7 LITERATURE - 2 What was the name of Captn Ahab`s whaling ship in the novel "Moby D-i-c-k" ? 

 

Q8 MUSIC - 2 [as a recent "lyrics" question was popular, here`s another]

                          Which well-known UK No 1 single begins with the lyrics

                           "We skipped the light fandango; turned cartwheels `cross the floor"?

 

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 25 November] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 26 November]

- 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 27 November

 

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 25 November 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 26 November 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 26 November 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 25 Nov 2020

Singing that song as I write @Mi-Amigo . Love it. Lol

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@Cleoriff wrote:

Singing that song as I write @Mi-Amigo . Love it. Lol


yahoo I love the song, too @Cleoriff 

Good luck with the quiz.

Look forward to your pm with your answers - any time after 12 noon today.

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@Cleoriff wrote:

Singing that song ........


The crowd called out for more @Cleoriff  lol

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@LukasB wrote:

So easy again joy


LOL

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What's left, is on it's way Smiley Wink

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Haha, the profanity filter strikes again innocentLOL

 

Good selection of questions - I always knew there was value in sitting in the shade of the jacaranda tree as a youth - provided you weren't tempted to chew on any bits of it! Mango trees were a different matter - little hairy caterpillars were apt to fall onto you from the leafy canopy, and those things itched like.... 😉

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@pgn wrote:

Haha, the profanity filter strikes again innocentLOL


Yes, I "spotted" that too Help

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Re: White Room Quiz Wed 25 Nov 2020

On it's way @Mi-Amigo 

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