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White Room Quiz Mon 30 Oct 2023 - Halloween Edition

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

Today`s WRQ is the Halloween edition of 8 Halloween-related questions with on each of these four categories - 

    HISTORY  PEOPLE  PLACES   SPACE   LITERATURE  MUSIC  MOVIES    FOOD & DRINK

 

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 [Mon] and

03.00am Wednesday morning.

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

@Cleoriff @pgn @jonsie @gmarkj @MI5 @TallTrees @BobM @Spenny @J9el @Dave-O2 

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 - All Saints Day is now 1 November - the day after Halloween. Which Pope moved the date from

                          May 13 to Nov 1 in 8th century when he broadened the festival to include all saints ?

 

Q2 PEOPLE - Which famous explorer was born on Halloween [31 Oct] 1451 ?

 

Q3 PLACES - Halloween is celebrated as Kalan Goanv [Night of Spirits] in which region of France ?

 

Q4 SPACE - On Halloween [31 Oct] 2015, asteroid 2015 TB 145 was observed by NASA`s IRTF [Infra-Red

                      Telescope Facility] which was on which volcano in USA ?

 

Q5 LITERATURE - Who wrote the poem "Halloween", with lines "Customs vary wi` the times. At Halloween"

                                first published in 1780 ?

                                 

Q6 MUSIC - "This Is Halloween", written by Danny Elfman, is a song from which 1993 movie ?

 

Q7 MOVIES - What is the subtitle of the 1982 movie "Halloween III " ?

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK - Halloween is celebrated in Spain with the eating of castanyes. What are castanyes ?

                                                                                 

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

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 12 noon today [Mon 30 Oct 2023] and before 03.00am Wed 01 Nov 2023.

 

Please do not post your answers on the thread.

The answers - and results for each player taking part - will be posted on Wed 01 Nov 2023

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 30 Oct

2023] and before 03.00am on Wed 01 Nov 2023.

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 03.00am on Wed 01 Nov 2023 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

 

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THE ANSWERS

 

Q1 HISTORY - All Saints Day is now 1 November - the day after Halloween. Which Pope moved the date from

                          May 13 to Nov 1 in 8th century when he broadened the festival to include all saints ?

A1   Pope Gregory III

 

Q2 PEOPLE - Which famous explorer was born on Halloween [31 Oct] 1451 ?

A2   Christopher Columbus

 

Q3 PLACES - Halloween is celebrated as Kalan Goanv [Night of Spirits] in which region of France ?

A3   Brittany

 

Q4 SPACE - On Halloween [31 Oct] 2015, asteroid 2015 TB 145 was observed by NASA`s IRTF [Infra-Red

                      Telescope Facility] which was on which volcano in USA ?

A4   Mauna Kea, Hawaii

 

Q5 LITERATURE - Who wrote the poem "Halloween", with lines "Customs vary wi` the times. At Halloween"

                                first published in 1780 ?

A5   John Mayne. Not Burns, who read Mayne`s poem and wrote his own "Halloween" in 1785.

                                 

Q6 MUSIC - "This Is Halloween", written by Danny Elfman, is a song from which 1993 movie ?

A6   The Nightmare Before Christmas

 

Q7 MOVIES - What is the subtitle of the 1982 movie "Halloween III " ?

A7   Season of the Witch

 

Q8 FOOD & DRINK - Halloween is celebrated in Spain with the eating of castanyes. What are castanyes ?

A8    roasted chestnuts

 

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THE RESULTS

 

@Cleoriff 

Q1 correct - star  Q2 correct - star  Q3 correct - star  Q4 correct - star .

Q5 correct - star  Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@Dave-O2 

Q1 Francis - incorrect  Q2 correct - star             Q3 correct - star  Q4 Spurr- incorrect .

Q5 pass                        Q6 Scream - incorrect  Q7 correct - star  Q8 pumpkins - incorrect .

Total - 3 stars for 3 correct

 

@MI5 

Q1 Gregory IV - incorrect  Q2 correct - star  Q3 correct - star  Q4 correct - star .

Q5 Burns - incorrect           Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 6 correct answers

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Bronze Thinker

 

@gmarkj 

Q1 John Paul - incorrect  Q2 correct - star  Q3 Alsace - incorrect  Q4 Yellowstone - incorrect .

Q5 TheresaV - incorrect   Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 4 correct answers

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Red Thinker

 

@BobM 

Q1 John - incorrect  Q2 correct - star  Q3 correct - star  Q4 California - incorrect .

Q5 correct - star          Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 6 correct answers

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Bronze Thinker

 

@jonsie 

Q1 correct - star  Q2 correct - star  Q3 correct - star  Q4 correct - star .

Q5 correct - star  Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

 

@TallTrees 

Q1 pass Q2 pass  Q3 pass  Q4 pass.

Q5 pass Q6 pass  Q7 pass  Q8 correct - star .

Total - 1 star for 1 correct

 

@pgn 

Q1 correct - star  Q2 correct - star  Q3 correct - star  Q4 correct - star .

Q5 correct - star  Q6 correct - star  Q7 correct - star  Q8 correct - star .

plus for 8 correct answers also awarded

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Silver Thinker

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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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AWARDS

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Silver Thinker                                 = 8 correct - @Cleoriff @jonsie @pgn 

Bronze Thinker                               = 6 correct - @MI5 @BobM 

Red Thinker                                    = 4 correct - @gmarkj 

3 stars                                              = 3 correct - @Dave-O2 

1 star                                               = 1 correct - @TallTrees 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SILVER THINKERS - @Cleoriff @jonsie @pgn 

Well done

@MI5         - Bronze Thinker

@BobM     - Bronze Thinker

@gmarkj   - Red Thinker

@Dave-O2 - 3 stars

@TallTrees - 1 star

 

Everyone taking part was awarded at least 1 star.

 

I hope everyone enjoyed this White Room Quiz; and will join in today`s WRQ which will be 8 questions with 2 questions on each of these categories

   GEOGRAPHY   NATURE   ART   SPORT

and will be posted on a separate thread shortly.

 

Thank you everyone for taking part and making the WRQ fun.

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Hi and good 🌄  @Mi-Amigo 

Christopher Columbus  didn't remember his birthday.. interesting 

Brittany should have asked neighbours lived there for 15 years 🙄  nice place plenty of onions!

The only one beautiful gorgeous wonderful  kea I know is the New Zealand KEA parrot 

Here he is::

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 Thanks for the quiz ☺ 

    Well done all .. ☺



HAPPINESS IS BEE SHAPED

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Happy with the result, thanks @Mi-Amigo 👍

Well done everyone.

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Well done everyone. Thanks for a great quiz @Mi-Amigo 🤗

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Thanks @Mi-Amigo 

Well done all.

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Thank you @TallTrees @BobM @Cleoriff @MI5 

Pleased you enjoyed the quiz and well done on your awards

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Well done everyone - had no clue with the ones I got wrong, and a guess with some I did!

Thanks @Mi-Amigo 

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