Bells by Egantx7

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

LuskT
Giggity.


Quiz Description

12 questions about bells.

Full Results:

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1 Kloefkorn 1592 98 125
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2 LuskT 1477 96 125
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3 rfgold 1404 94 125
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4 FryedBetaKappa 1375 92 125
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5 AdelmanM 1363 90 125
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6 ElendilPickle 1361 88 125
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7 KonkelT 1285 86 125
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8 UllspergerA 1242 84 125
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9 AdamKing 1190 81 125
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9 RautY 1190 81 125
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11 McClintockJ 1152 78 125
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12 BruceM 1138 76 125
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13 LaudermithM 1128 73 125
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14 MyrowitzJ 1107 71 125
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15 BoyerA 1056 68 125
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15 NathanL 1056 68 125
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17 LastNamePam 1054 65 125
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18 RobinJRichards 1040 63 125
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19 ChrisRosenberg 1023 61 125
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20 BillPennington 1017 59 125
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21 HightB 1002 57 125
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22 MatthewsP 998 55 125
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23 jsparkyp 996 53 125
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24 VenguswamyK 992 51 125
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25 BednarczukJ 983 48 125
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26 IngramB 973 46 125
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27 MorganI 971 44 125
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28 MoyseyC 969 42 125
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29 BClemens 946 40 125
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30 Bup 942 38 00
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31 petkunm 932 36 125
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32 MatherV 927 34 125
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33 akambour 913 32 00
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34 ShapiroA 899 30 125
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35 RonningD 887 28 00
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36 WeikleB 870 26 00
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37 SteveWilliams 860 23 125
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39 DreyfusB 850 19 125
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40 MorrisK 814 17 125
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41 BringMoreLegos 755 15 125
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42 chc 739 13 00
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43 HurleyH 625 11 125
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44 Erica 616 9 125
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45 mellyjo 602 7 125
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46 Matto 593 5 00
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47 HoH 479 3 00
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48 SaferMR 416 1 125
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Questions:

This piece of music calls for an entire carillon of bells, which are rarely used in modern performances. The bells are predominantly used in the second to last movement in which there is a recapitulation of the song "O Lord, Save Thy People", as well as the more famous final movement. Identify this piece which premiered on 20 August 1882 in a tent outside the unfinished Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. The composer conducted the American premiere in 1891 at the dedication of Carnegie Hall, though without the 16 cannon shots.

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The Year of 1812 (1812 Overture)

While pitching at home, since 1998, which now retired MLB relief pitcher typically took the mound to AC/DC's Hell's Bells. This 7-time All-Star started his career with the Marlins and ended it with the Brewers, but spent 16 seasons closing games in another city.

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Trevor Hoffman

Give the nine words that complete the following paragraph from John Donne's Meditation XVII

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were: any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know ... BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK.

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... for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee

Which melancholy Christmas carol was adapted from a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem entitled "Christmas Bells", a poem that Longfellow wrote after his son had been wounded in the Civil War? This carol does have the word "bells" in the title.

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I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

Bell metal is an alloy that consists of (roughly) four parts copper and one part what other metal?

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Tin

Officially, no one is certain when and on what occasion the Liberty Bell cracked, however, the most common story is that the bell cracked when tolling in 1835 on the occasion of the death of which Chief Justice of the United States?

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John Marshall

Certainly the most famous bell in the world is "Big Ben", located in the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster (aka "Parliament") in London. For which monarch (name and regnal number) is the clock tower named?

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Elizabeth II (as of 2012)

Both the original Liberty Bell (the current one has been recast on multiple occasions) and Big Ben were cast at the same foundry (which is still in operation - the oldest still operating manufacturer in the UK), located in and named for this district of London. This district is located in the "East End" of London within the borough of Tower Hamlets. While once one of the worst crime districts in London, the political response to a series of murders between 1888 and 1891 helped to clean up the area. Identify this district that is home to this famous bell foundry.

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Whitechapel

Which two words complete this lyric:

In a musty old hall in Detroit they prayed,

In the maritime sailors' cathedral

The church bell chimed till it rang twenty-nine times

For each man on the BLANK BLANK.

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Edmund Fitzgerald

More than a few people likely think that the march entitled The Liberty Bell is British because that John Philip Sousa march opened which British television program, which ran from 1969-1973?

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Monty Python's Flying Circus (edited at 12:00 am, December 15, 2016 (EST))

The 1911 novel in which this character appears ends with her best friend having forgotten much about her, postulating that she is likely dead. On stage, traditionally, this character is not played by any actor, but is instead voiced by the musicians. Identify this character, described as one who fixed pots, kettles, and other metalware, whose moodiness was caused by her inability to have more than one emotion at a time.

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Tinkerbell

On 14 October 1947, who piloted one of the four operational X-1 aircraft from Bell Aviation to a speed of Mach 1.06, becoming the first person to successfully pilot an aircraft faster than the speed of sound.

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Chuck Yeager