Welcome to the APRIL FOOL edition of
PLEASE NOTE AMENDED TIMES BELOW FOR SENDING YOUR PM'S WITH ANSWERS
As mentioned in the Advanced Notice on Monday HERE I will be quizmaster this week and our resident quizmaster ( @Mi-Amigo ) will also be attempting to answer the 12 questions in this White Room April Fool Quiz
Q1: APRIL FOOL PRANKS: One of the greatest April Fool pranks of all time was the Spaghetti Tree Prank. In which country were Spaghetti trees said to be growing?
Q2: SCIENCE : In coal mining, what is known as firedamp?
Q3: TRIVIA: Who were the last two people to be imprisoned in the Tower Of London?
Q4:TELEVISION: Which famous film director, directed the first episode of Columbo in 1971?
Q5:GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Olympus Mons Mountain located?
Q6: SPORT. What football Club once had Field Marshal Montgomery as its Chairman and Arthur Conan Doyle as a goalkeeper?
Q7: ART: Which famous artist had himself tied to the mast of a ship so he could paint a storm?
Q8: MUSIC: Which Nobel Prize winner wrote 'Make You Feel My Love' for Adele?
Q9: WORDS: What is the connection between the following words: Leapfrog, Import, Shipwrecked, Zany?
Q10: MEDICINE: Where was the world's first human heart transplant performed in 1967
Q11: NATURE: What is the fastest two legged creature in the world?
Q12: HISTORY: Which British Prime Minister was Knighted a total of 26 times?
The White Room Thursday Quiz will be open to all members of the Community.
Those who want to take part will need to pm (private message) me ( @Cleoriff ) anytime after the questions are posted and up to 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 2 April 2020.
Please do not post your answers on the thread.
The answers - and the results for each player taking part - will be posted on Friday 3rd April 2020.
Each correct answer will be awarded a . In addition, the following trophies will be awarded for
12 correct 10 correct 8 correct 6 correct 4 correct
answers answers answers answers answers
Diamond Golden Silver Bronze Red
Thinker Thinker Thinker Thinker Thinker
DUE TO THE UNPRECEDENTED AMOUNT OF POSTING ON THE FORUM, I HAVE CHANGED THE TIMES FOR ANSWERS VIA PM'S TO ME
Each member are able to pm (private message) their answers to me ( @Cleoriff ) from as soon as the questions are posted... and up to 23.59 (11.59pm) tomorrow - Thursday 2 April 2020.
No member is to post any answer on the thread.
Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday will be declared void.
No googling, wiki, youtube search for answers.
I hope that our "regulars" quizzers
all members who have played previously, those who have never played before, and new members will take part and join in.
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 on here.
Thank you everyone for your interest and I hope everyone enjoys this April Fool edition of the White Room Thursday Quiz. (Particularly in this mad world we now find ourselves in)
Veritas Numquam Perit
A quick look at the questions and I`m fairly confident that I know the answers to four - including the Sport one ...
some are going to need some thinking about...
and two are absolute stinkers [I won`t spoil it by saying which]...
Brilliant questions this time and thank you for putting this together @Cleoriff
Good luck, everyone. I think we`re going to need it