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White Room Quiz Wed 31 Aug 2022 - Summer Edition

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 part of the

                   Summer on the O2 Community ‌🌞

with 8  Summer-related questions.

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members.

Those wishing to take part must pm me - @Mi-Amigo  - their answers between 12 noon today [Wednesday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Thursday].

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

@Cleoriff   @pgn   @jonsie   @gmarkj   @MI5   @TallTrees   @Spenny   @adec   @Comben   @J9el 

@Breanna   @RafaC 

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 PLACES - Castel Gandalfo is who`s summer residence ?

 

Q2 LITERATURE - In Shakespeare`s Midsummer Night`s Dream, who is King of the Fairies ?

 

Q3 WORDS - Summer Solstice is the day with the longest period of sunlight. What did the Latin word

                      solstice literally mean ?

 

Q4 MOVIES - In the 1960s movie Summer Holiday, which country did Cliff Richard and his friends finally

                       reach in the London bus ?

 

Q5 TV - In the British TV sit-com Last Of The Summer Wine, what was the name of the character played

             by Brian Wilde ?

 

Q6 ART - The Summer Exhibition is held annually in which London art gallery ?

 

Q7 SPORT - Which city will host the 2024 Summer Olympics ?

 

Q8 EVENTS - Sumardagurinun Fyrst, literally meaning First Day of Summer, is an annual public holiday

                      in which country ?

                                                                                 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members of the Community.

Those who want to take part must send a pm [private message] to me [Mi-Amigo] with their answers between 12 noon today [Wed 31 Aug 2022] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 01 Sep 2022] - 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 Friday 02 Sept 2022

Each member will be awarded star.pngfor each correct answer. In addition, Thinkers will be awarded as follows

 

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THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Wed 31 Aug 2022] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 01 Sept 2022].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thurs 01 Sept 2022 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

 

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Thank you everyone who has sent me a pm with their answers.

Gentle reminder to @jonsie @TallTrees @BobM @Spenny @adec @Comben @J9el @Breanna and anyone else who would like to have a go at this quiz.

There is still plenty of time - up to 11.59pm tonight [Thurs] - to pm me @Mi-Amigo with your answers.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Good luck. 

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PM sent @Mi-Amigo  --->

 

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Thank you @BobM 

Like the gif

pm with your answers received

 

Thank you @Comben 

pm with your answers received

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Glad you got my answers Mi-Amigo.

This gif sums up how well I think I did... Hard questions for the last of the summer events!

 

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@Mi-Amigo @PM on its way

Be great if one day the answer is pass, so when I don't know and say pass, I get it correct 😂😂

 

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A bit premature, surely.

Summer here to stay, until end of September..... Pleaseeee

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@Spenny wrote:

@Mi-Amigo @PM on its way

Be great if one day the answer is pass, so when I don't know and say pass, I get it correct 😂😂

 


🤣👍 Good one! "What is the Simplon Tunnel?" 🙃

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Thank you @Spenny 

pm with your answers received

 

Thank you @jonsie 

nice gif

pm with your answers received

 

Answers received before deadline - sorry didn`t reply earlier was off line.

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Apologies - copy and paste which I usually use for Answers; Results; Awards - not working on this thread,

do have to use modified form.

 

THE ANSWERS

Q1 The Pope

Q2 Oberon

Q3 Sun stands still

Q4 Greece

Q5 Foggy

Q6 Royal Academy of Arts

Q7 Paris

Q8 Iceland

 

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