Titanic by RobinJRichards

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IngramB
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Quiz Description

This is the beginning of what I hope will be either a 1DS or (way down the road) an ML. Every aspect related to the Titanic will be covered, not just the historical stuff. In terms of the main Titanic movies, here are the abbreviations used in the questions. T43 (the Nazi version-1943) T53 (the American version-1953) ANTR (A Night to Remember-1958) SOST (SOS Titanic docudrama-1979) RTT (Raise the Titanic-1980) T96 (CBS miniseries-1996) T97 (James Cameron version-1997)

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Questions:

When the wreck was discovered in 1985, what large object’s discovery announced that the wreck was indeed that of Titanic?

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a boiler

Name the stewardess who was on the Olympic, the Titanic and the Britannic when they all had major accidents early in their careers.

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Violet Jessup

As a builder at Harland & Wolff once said “they just builds ‘er and shoves ‘er in.” Into what river would she have been shoved on May 31, 1911?

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River Lagan

"Steel chambers, late the pyres/ Of her salamandrine fires,/ Cold currents thrid, and turn to rhythmic tidal lyres." Who wrote these few lines on the loss of Titanic?

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Thomas Hardy

In ANTR, two actors and an actress, playing 1)-a sailor in an uncredited role, 2)- a 3rd class seaman with a speaking part and 3)- a passenger named Liz Lucas, respectively, all meet again in this blockbuster film six years later. The two actors would share a scene together discussing “the usual refinements” of an automobile while one of the actors and the actress would share their first scene together flying over Baltimore.

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Goldfinger

According to rumor, in keeping with the mythological theme, what was the projected name for the third ship in the Olympic class? Only one poster is known to have carried this name even though the White Star Line denied it even being a choice.

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Gigantic

After the sinking this passenger attempted to escape New York before the Senate committee hearings but not before sending the infamous Yamsi telegrams ordering a ship to carry all crewmen back to England before such hearing began. He was portrayed in T97 by Jonathan Hyde and T96 by the late Roger Rees.

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J Bruce Ismay

Titanic’s maiden voyage was delayed after the September 1911 collision between the Olympic and what Royal Navy vessel?

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HMS Hawke

Fill in the final blank: Thelma Ritter (1953), Tucker McGuire (1958), Cloris Leachman (1979), _______________(1996), Cathy Bates (1997).

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Marilu Henner

Not related to a major player in the events of April 14-15, 1912, what New York lawyer used his skills as an OSS clerk and a tax lawyer to find over sixty survivors of the Titanic to pen ANTR and its later “sequel,” “The Night Lives On.”

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Walter Lord

What American liner, laid up because of a coal strike, was almost sucked into the propeller wash of the Titanic as she left Southampton on April 10th, causing a short delay.

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(City of) New York

What famed pioneer of radio and television was a telegraphist atop Wannamaker’s Department Store in New York and heard the first radio distress signals from the sinking Titanic? He then spent the next three days compiling the first list of survivors from the Carpathia’s wireless messages.

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David Sarnoff