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White Room Quiz - Halloween edition - Mon 25 Oct 2021

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There are two White Room Quizzes each week - one on Monday and one on Wednesday.

Today`s White Room Quiz is the Halloween Edition

- as part of 

🎃‌ HALLOWEEK 2021 on the O2 Community ‌🎃

with eight questions - with one question from each of these categories -

   HISTORY   PLACES   SPACE   LITERATURE   WORDS   MOVIES   SPORT   GAMES  

Each question is, in some way, related to Halloween/31 October

 

The White Room Quiz is open to all members.

Those wishing to take part must pm me - @Mi-Amigo  - their answers between 12 noon today [Monday] and 11.59pm tomorrow [Tuesday].

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

  @Cleoriff   @pgn   @MI5   @BobM   @gmarkj   @TallTrees   @lewys-gp   @RafaC   @Martin-O2   @jonsie 

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 EIGHT QUESTIONS

 

Q1 HISTORY. 31 Oct 1517 - during the Protestant Reformation, who posted his 95 Thesis to the door of Castle

                      Church, Wittenberg on Halloween 1517 ?

 

Q2 PLACES. 31 Oct 1864 - Which US State, known as the "Silver State", was admitted as the 36th US State on

                    Halloween ?

 

Q3 SPACE. 31 Oct 2000 - What was the name of the Soviet spacecraft, launched on Halloween 2000, to take

                  the first crew to the International Space Station ?

                        

Q4 LITERATURE. 31 Oct 1795 - Who was born on Halloween 1795, who went on to become a poet and wrote

                            "Ode To A Grecian Urn" ?

 

Q5 WORDS. Witches are often associated with Halloween. The word "witches" comes from Old English -

                     What did the word "witches" originally mean ? 

 

Q6 MOVIES. Who directed the 1978 horror movie "Halloween" ?

 

Q7 SPORT. 31 Oct 1997 - Who was born on Halloween 1997, became a Premier League footballer and played

                  for England in Euro 2020 ? 

 

Q8 GAMES. Pumpkins are often associated with Halloween. Two Pokemen characters resemble pumpkins.

                    One is Pumpkaboo. What is the name of the other Pokeman character ?

                            

The White Room Quiz is open to all members of the Community.

 

Those who want to take part must send a pm [private message] to me [Mi-Amigo] with their answers between 12 noon today [Mon 25 Oct 2021] and 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 26 Oct 2021]

- 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 27 Oct 2021

 

Each member will be awarded star for each correct answer. In addition, Thinkers will be awarded as follows

 

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THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Mon 25 Oct 2021] and before 23.59 [11.59pm] tomorrow [Tues 26 Oct 2021].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 23.59 [11.59pm] on Tues 26 Oct 2021 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 finds this WRQ fun.

Good luck, everyone

 

@Mi-Amigo  

 

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Thank you @BobM 

like the gif

pm with your 8 answers received

 

Thank you @MI5

like the gif

pm with your 8 answers received

 

Thank you @pgn 

like the gif

pm with your 8 answers received 

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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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Thank you @gmarkj 

pm with your 8 answers received

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THE ANSWERS:

 

Q1 HISTORY. 31 Oct 1517 - during the Protestant Reformation, who posted his 95 Thesis to the door of Castle

                      Church, Wittenberg on Halloween 1517 ?

A1.  Martin Luther

 

Q2 PLACES. 31 Oct 1864 - Which US State, known as the "Silver State", was admitted as the 36th US State on

                    Halloween ?

A2.  Nevada

 

Q3 SPACE. 31 Oct 2000 - What was the name of the Soviet spacecraft, launched on Halloween 2000, to take

                  the first crew to the International Space Station ?

A3.  Soyuz

                        

Q4 LITERATURE. 31 Oct 1795 - Who was born on Halloween 1795, who went on to become a poet and wrote

                            "Ode To A Grecian Urn" ?

A4.  John Keats

 

Q5 WORDS. Witches are often associated with Halloween. The word "witches" comes from Old English -

                     What did the word "witches" originally mean ? 

A5. Wise woman [early mention in Reginald Scot. The Discoverie of Witchcraft 1584 - cited in Etymonline website. Several quizzers gave the answer "sorceress" [or similar]. AS Etymonline also says witch came from the word wicca meaning sorceress, I will also accept that as a correct answer.

 

Q6 MOVIES. Who directed the 1978 horror movie "Halloween" ?

A6.  John Carpenter

 

Q7 SPORT. 31 Oct 1997 - Who was born on Halloween 1997, became a Premier League footballer and played

                  for England in Euro 2020 ? 

A7.  Marcus Rashford.

 

Q8 GAMES. Pumpkins are often associated with Halloween. Two Pokemen characters resemble pumpkins.

                    One is Pumpkaboo. What is the name of the other Pokeman character ?

A8.  Gourgiest.

                            

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Spooky or what... 🎃😆

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Very spooktacular indeed

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THE RESULTS:

 

@RafaC 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 Minnesota - incorrect  Q3 Red Star - incorrect    Q4 pass

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star    Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 Pumpkabee - incorrect

plus for 4 correct answers also awarded    

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Red Thinker

 

@Martin-O2 

Q1 pass  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 pass

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 pass  Q8 pass

plus for 4 correct answers also awarded    

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Red Thinker

 

@lewys-gp 

Q1 Henry VIII - incorrect  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 Sputnik - incorrect    Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 sisters - incorrect        Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 pass

plus for 4 correct answers also awarded    

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Red Thinker

 

@AK04 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 correct - awarded star

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@TallTrees 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 pass

plus for 7 correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

 

@Cleoriff 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 correct - awarded star

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@MI5 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 correct - awarded star

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@pgn 

Q1 correct - awarded star  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 Phantump - incorrect

plus for 7 correct answers also awarded

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Bronze Thinker

 

@BobM 

Q1 pass  Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 correct - awarded star  Q4 correct - awarded star

Q5 correct - awarded star  Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 pass  Q8 Rumpy Pumpy - incorrect

plus for 5 correct answers also awarded    

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Red Thinker

 

@gmarkj 

Q1 LukasB - 😂 - incorrect   Q2 correct - awarded star  Q3 pass  Q4 TheresaV - 😂 - incorrect

Q5 correct - awarded star     Q6 correct - awarded star  Q7 correct - awarded star  Q8 Martin-O2 - 😂 - incorrect

plus for 4 correct answers also awarded    

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Red Thinker

 

 

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AWARDS

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Silver Thinker            = 8 correct - @Cleoriff  @MI5  @AK04   

Bronze Thinker + star = 7 correct - @pgn  @TallTrees 

Red Thinker + star      = 5 correct - @BobM 

Red Thinker              = 4 correct - @gmarkj  @RafaC  @lewys-gp   @Martin-O2 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO  THE SILVER THINKERS - @Cleoriff  @MI5  @AK04 

Well done

@pgn           - Bronze Thinker + star

@TallTrees   - Bronze Thinker + star

@BobM       - Red Thinker + star

@gmarkj     - Red Thinker

@lewys-gp   - Red Thinker

@RafaC        - Red Thinker

@Martin-O2 - Red Thinker

 

I hope everyone enjoyed this White Room Quiz and will join in today`s White Room Quiz which will be

an "Odd Questions" edition - with one question on each of the subjects

- INITIALS   MAPS   DIALCODES   FLAGS    CARS     POSTCODES    MOTORWAYS   CLOTHES

which will be posted on a separate thread shortly. 

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Great quiz @Mi-Amigo  and well done everyone. 😎

PS @BobM's answer for Q8 made me giggle 😂🤣

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@Cleoriff wrote:

PS @BobM's answer for Q8 made me giggle 😂🤣

 

Yeah, me too @Cleoriff - still makes me giggle even at my age 😜


 

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Great quiz @Mi-Amigo thank you.

Well done everyone and a special mention to @TallTrees - up near the top again, - what a star 👍

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