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White Room Quiz Wed 04 Nov 2020 Bonfire Night ed

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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.

 

Today`s White Room Quiz is a Bonfire Night edition, with eight questions, themed in some way around Bonfire Night.

 

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  @MI5   @gmarkj   @Anonymous 

 

 

 O2 Community managers  @Marjo   @Martin-O2   @LukasB  

 

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.

 

One question has been chose from each of these categories

 

  HISTORY  PEOPLE  PLACES  WORDS  LITERATURE  TV  MUSIC  FOOD & DRINK 

 

Please note:

One question is a QI-style question in which the answer is not what most people think, but I`m not saying which.

 

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 HISTORY  Who did the "Gunpowder Plot" conspirators want to assassinate ?

      

Q2 PEOPLE     Who was the leader of the "Gunpowder Plot" ?

 

Q3 PLACES     In which English county was Guy Fawkes born ?

 

Q4 WORDS    What word is the term for making or displaying fireworks ?

 

Q5 LITERATURE  What type of creature was the pet which Dumbledore named "Fawkes" in the

                              Harry Potter books?

 

Q6 TV              Who played Guy Fawkes in the 2017 three-part BBC TV drama "Gunpowder" ?

 

Q7 MUSIC        Who recorded the 2010 US No 1 song "Firework" ? 

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK What is the name of the cake, made of brown sugar, ginger, golden syrup or

                                  treacle, often eaten in the UK on Bonfire Night ?

 

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 04 November] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 05 November]

- 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 06 November

 

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 04 November 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 05 November 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 05 November 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 some of the questions in today`s White Room Quiz, and finds this WRQ fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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A real bonfire night quiz @Mi-Amigo 

Some questions are fine. Others not so much....yahoo

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Thank you for your comment @Cleoriff 

 

I`ve tried to make the Bonfire Night WRQ not just a mix of subjects but also tried to find some easier and others not so easy which might need thinking about Thinking with one QI-style question.

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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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Arrrrgh, a QI question!!!
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50 Amazing Fireworks Animated Gif Pics to Share! | Fireworks, Fireworks  animation, Best fireworks

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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Incoming @Mi-Amigo 

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Thank you @MI5 

very appropriate gif for Bonfire Night thumbsup

pm with your eight answers received

 

Thank you @Cleoriff 

loved the gif - what happens when you let off fireworks indoors during lockdown yahoo

pm with your eight answers received

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hahaha @Mi-Amigo you are all going to see that I know nothing about this joy

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Thank you @LukasB 

pm with your eight answers received

we`ll find out how much you know when answers and results are given on Friday

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