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White Room Quiz Mon 21 Sept 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  @WispaRed7 

 

 O2 Community managers @Marjo @LukasB  [ @Martin-O2 is on holiday] 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

 

    PEOPLE   PLACES   LITERATURE  FOOD & DRINK

 

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

 

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 [PEOPLE - 1] What was the entertainer Bing Crosby`s real first name ?   

      

Q2 [PLACE - 1]   The Old Bailey criminal court is on the site of which former prison ?

 

Q3 [LITERATURE - 1]  What is the name of the flying island in Jonathan Swift`s "Gulliver`s Travels" ?

 

Q4 [FOOD & DRINK - 1] From which fruit is the drink Slivovitz made ?

 

Q5 [PEOPLE - 2]  What was the middle name of the author Jerome K Jerome ? 

 

Q6 [PLACES - 2]   Which is Europe`s highest volcano ?

 

Q7 [LITERATURE - 2]   What is the name of the farm in George Orwell`s "Animal Farm" ? 

 

Q8 [FOOD & DRINK - 2]  What is the drink of champagne and stout better known as ? 

 

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 21 September] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tuesday 22 September]

- 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 23 September

 

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 21 September 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 22 September 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Tuesday 22 September 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 will find the WRQ fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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6 hopefuls and a couple to give some thought to slight_smile

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Thank you @MI5 

Although there is no QI-style question [where the answer is not what most people think], there are a couple of questions which I think are a little trickier.

Good luck and look forward to your pm with your eight answers any time after 12 noon today.

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Yes, there is one sneaky one without clarification wink
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They look ok @Mi-Amigo 

I shall just answer the questions asked. If I'm wrong, so be it  Fear LOL

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@Cleoriff 

Pleased you think today`s questions are "OK" joy

Good luck with your answers.

Look forward to your pm later to see what you think.  

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They always told me the Studio Ghibli films would be good for my General Knowledge 👍

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I take it that you like the questions, then @pgn 

Good luck.

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

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@Mi-Amigo 

PM sent

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Answers on way wink
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