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White Room Quiz Mon 19 Oct 2020

Mi-Amigo
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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 [Monday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Tuesday]

 

I hope our regular quizzers

    @Cleoriff  @pgn  @jonsie  @MI5  @gmarkj  @Anonymous 

 

 O2 Community managers @Martin-O2  @LukasB  [@Marjo is away] and O2 Guru @O2Karl 

 

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.

 

Over the weekend, I have selected eight questions - with questions from each of these cateories

 

  HISTORY  LITERATURE   MUSIC  EVENTS

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 [HISTORY - 1] Which king was grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II ? 

      

Q2 [LITERATURE - 1]  Who wrote the novel "She", published in 1887 ?

 

Q3 [MUSIC - 1] What the name of the first album released on the Virgin record label ?

 

Q4 [EVENTS - 1] What does "The Trooping Of The Colour", held annually, celebrate ?

 

Q5 [HISTORY - 2] James IV of Scotland was the last King of Scotland to die in battle.

                              In which battle did he die ? 

 

Q6 [LITERATURE - 2] In Shakespeare`s "A Midsummer Night`s Dream", by what other name in Puck known ?

 

Q7 [MUSIC - 2] What was the name of rock band Queen`s third studio album ?

 

Q8 [EVENTS - 2] In which English county is the annual Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle Kicking held on

                             Easter Monday?

 

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 [Mon 19 October] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tuesday 20 October]

- 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 Wed 21 October

 

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 [Mon 19 October 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 20 October 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Tuesday 20 October 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 at least some of the questions in today`s White Room Quiz, and finds this WRQ fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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OMG @Mi-Amigo is no1 a HENRY??????

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Well this one, at first glance, holds the aces - not sure I recognise any, @Mi-Amigo!
I shall wait for the coffee to kick in, maybe later. Ppfffttt.... 🤔😅
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@LukasB wrote:

OMG @Mi-Amigo is no1 a HENRY??????


@LukasB 

 

 

Henry Bagged Cylinder Vacuum, 620 W, 9 Litres, Red: Amazon.co.uk: Kitchen &  Home

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AT LAST @Mi-Amigo   A QUEEN QUESTION!!! coolLOL

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Thanks @LukasB  @pgn  and @MI5 

Looks like I`ve come up with a few head-scratchers this time Thinking

 

Thanks @Cleoriff 

Good to hear someone is pleased with one of the questions.

 

Look forward to the pms with the answers any time after 12 noon... but there`s no rush and you all have plenty of time to have a think.

Good luck, everyone

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I know one question @Mi-Amigo 

The rest need some time to ponder ..... Thinking

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@Anonymous 

to know one answer straight off is a good start. Good luck with your "ponder" yahoo

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hahah @Cleoriff one day he will ask for a Henry and I will have a gold thinker heart_eyes

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