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White Room Quiz Wed 11 Nov 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 [Wednesday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Thursday]

 

I hope our regular quizzers

 

  @Cleoriff  @pgn   @jonsie  @MI5   @gmarkj   @WispaRed7 

 

 

 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.

 

Today`s questions are two questions from each of these categories

 

  GEOGRAPHY   SPACE   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 GEOGRAPHY - 1  The Kariba Dam is on which river ?

      

Q2 SPACE - 1  Apart from the sun, which star is nearest to Earth ?

 

Q3 LITERATURE - 1  Which Jane Austin novel was originally called "First Impressions" ?

 

Q4 FOOD & DRINKS - 1  What are Pershore eggs and Marjorie`s seedlings ?

 

Q5 GEOGRAPHY - 2 Which sea is north of Turkey?

 

Q6 SPACE - 2 In which constellation are the stars Bellatrix and Betelgeuse ?

 

Q7 LITERATURE - 2 Name either of the two novels written by Anne Bronte ? 

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK - 2  What is Cornish yarg cheese coated with ?

 

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 11 November] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 12 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 13 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 11 November 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 12 November 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 12 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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@Mi-Amigo 

Looks interesting. Two questions I'll need to get my brain in gear methinks smile

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Thank you @Cleoriff 

As you noticed, a couple of the questions are a bit trickier this time but at least there is no QI-style question.

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@MI5 wrote:
Yuck

I take it there is perhaps one or a couple of questions you`re not too keen on this time @MI5 ??

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One word: Yaaaargh! upside_down

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PM incoming @Mi-Amigo 

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Thank you @Cleoriff 

Great gif this time

pm with your eight answers received

 

Thank you @MI5 

I like the very different gif

pm with your eight answers received

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