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White Room Quiz - Wed 29 July 2020

Mi-Amigo
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Welcome to

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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 is on holday] and O2 Guru @O2Karl 

 

and any member, who has taken part in the past or has never taken part, and new members

will join in with today`s White Room Quiz.

 

I hope everyone likes some, if not all, the questions in this quiz

Today`s WRQ questions are two questions from each of these cateories

 

    PEOPLE  GEOGRAPHY  EVENTS  MUSIC

 

Please note: there is no QI-style question [where the answer is not what most people think] this time.

 

TODAY`S EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 [PEOPLE - 1] Which pirate, born in Pembrokeshire in 1682, is said to have been the first to fly the

                             "Skull and Crossbones" ["Jolly Roger"] ?  

      

Q2 [GEOGRAPHY - 1] In which English county are whale-backed downs and hammer ponds ?

 

Q3 [EVENTS - 1] "Well-dressing" is an annual event in which English county ?

 

Q4 [MUSIC - 1] Who composed "The Marriage Of Figaro", written in 1786 ?

 

Q5 [PEOPLE - 2] What did Barnes Wallis invent during World War II ? 

 

Q6 [GEOGRAPHY - 2] On which English river does Canterbury stand  ?

 

Q7 [EVENTS - 2] What annual event, dating from 1445, is held in Olney, Buckinghamshire, which is

                             only open to women over 18 and who have lived in Olney for at least three months? 

 

 Q8 [MUSIC - 2] Who recorded "Excerpt From A Teenage Opera" which reached No2 in UK singles chart

                             in 1967 ?  

 

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 29 July] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thursday 30 July]

- 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 31 July.

 

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 29 July 2020] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Thurs 30 July 2020].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Thursday 30 July 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.

 

Thank you everyone for your interest and for making the quiz so popular.

I hope everyone enjoys today`s White Room Quiz, and find it fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

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Might give it a miss LOL

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@MI5 wrote:

Might give it a miss LOL


You are joking @MI5 Horrified

I`ve not been "sneaky" with all of the questions Whistle

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Small comfort tongue
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This isn't easy at all. All the counties Pfffttt. rofl

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@Cleoriff 

even though some of the questions are not so easy, I hope you`ll be taking part and look forward to pm with your answers any time after 12 noon today [Wed].

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Some are too easy so must be sneaky !!!
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@MI5 wrote:
Some are too easy so must be sneaky !!!

Yes...so giving myself the same advice..RE-READ!!

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I have -- still can't see the twist 😞
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Oh. One of those quizzes today 🙄

 

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