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White Room Quiz Wed 28 July 2021

Mi-Amigo
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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

 

   WORDS   ART    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  @BobM  @TallTrees  @TheresaV  @Martin-O2 [@LukasB is on holiday]

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 WORDS 1  What did the word "kexy", used from 17th to 19th century, mean ?

 

Q2 ART 1  What was the title of the artwork by Banksie which was shredded after sold at auction ?

 

Q3 GAMES 1  On a standard dartboard, what number is opposite 5 ?

                          

Q4 FOOD & DRINK 1  Which fish is used to make rollmops ?

 

Q5 WORDS 2  What is nyctophobia the fear of ?

 

Q6 ART 2  Who painted the yellow banana used on the "Velvet Underground and Nico" album cover ? 

 

Q7 GAMES 2  How many points does each player aim to reach in the card game Pontoon ?

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK 2  What type of fruit is a plantain ?

 

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 28 July 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 29 July 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 30 July 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 28 July 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 29 July 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thurs 29 July 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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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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BobM
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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

Thank you @Cleoriff 

Pleased you enoyed the quiz and well done on your award.

 

Given the suggestion by @BobM and @Cleoriff - and as some of her answers did make me laugh, I am going to be generious and, as a "one-off", I`ll award @TallTrees an additional star bringing her total to three star in this quiz smiling


Very generous of you @Mi-Amigo .... now about my answer to Q1??  tongue_winking

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@pgn wrote:

"Wizened." I might've known 🤦‍♂️🤣


Yeah, I'll remember this one when shuffling through the chestnut leaves in the autumn, hunting for conkers 😆

Thanks for a great game, @Mi-Amigo, and well done all who took part - some cracker answers this week, regardless of correctness 😖

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Well done everyone! Great fun to play as always. smiling

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Hey wonderful
Thank you @BobM so pleased you enjoyed my funnies.
Thanks too @Cleoriff ☺ good to have a laugh.
Whoopi @Mi-Amigo
This is fantastic an extra 🌟
Well done all those with correct and sensible answers..
Enjoyed it all ...
I'm so happy 😊


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