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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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Thanks for the Halloween edition quiz @Mi-Amigo 

 

Well done everyone clap

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Thank you @gmarkj @jonsie @Dave-O2 

Pleased you enjoyed the quiz.

Well done on your awards

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