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BnD Quiz - Bells, People and firsts, Places, Methods. (The answers will be provided on the website week commencing 19th April, 2021.)

With grateful thanks to Peter Church for providing the questions and answers.

Bells in the society's area

Q1: Where is the lightest set of tower bells?

Q2: What is the heaviest bell in the area?

Q3: To which Saint is the heaviest bell dedicated?

Q4: What is the heaviest bell hung for ringing in the area?

Q5: What is unique about the bells hung in the turret at Lisset?

Q6: Which Tower has the greatest number of ringable bells?

Q7: Which local tower has bells hung for ringing where the rope circle falls anticlockwise?

Q8: In 1986, the BBC produced "The Nine Tailors". Which bells were used to illustrate the production?

Q9: Which tower contains a bell named "Wilberforce"?

Q10: The metal for bells 3, 4 and 5 at Elloughton, came from which Church?

People and Firsts

Q1: Which living local ringer has a very hard composition named in his honour, and what are the methods?

Q2: Which local ringer called his own first Peal?

Q3: Which local ringer went on to rung more than 5,000 peals?

Q4: Which local ringer started his BnD conducting career with a peal of Plain Bob Minor and followed it by calling Pitman's 4 Spliced Surprise Major?

Q5: When was the first Ladies peal for BnD?

Q6: Which local ringers bequeathed trophies in order to promote ringing?

Q7: Which local ringer went on to become President of the CCCBR?

Q8: When and where was the first "Silent and Non Conducted" peal for the BnD, and who was the umpire?

Q9: Which tower hosted the first Beverley and District Meeting?

Q10: Which band won the first BnD striking competition?

Places

Q1: When and where was the first peal of Beverley Surprise rung for the BnD?

Q2: How many local cities, towns and villages and geographical features have a method named after them :- 0 - 10, 10 - 20, 20 - 30, 30 - 40, above 40?

Q3: How many local towns and villages listed as having bells on the Society website do not have a method named after them :- 0 - 10, 10 - 20, 20 - 30, 30 - 40, above 40?

Q4: Where and when was the first peal by the society outside its area?

Q5: Where was the first society peal outside England?

Q6: Which was the first tower to have sound control installed before the bells were hung?

Q7: Which tower has the most BnD Peals?

Q8: Which Tower is equipped as a Ringing Centre?

Q9: A peal of 10,080 Plain Bob Minor was rung at Elloughton on 13th Feb 1993. What was the longest length for the Society prior to that?

Q10: Which Society tower has a stained glass window depicting bellringing?

Methods

Q1: Where and when was the first handbell peal of Major rung?

Q2: What is the record number of methods rung to a peal of Doubles, Minor, Major, Royal, Maximus?

Q3: When was the first peal of an Alliance method rung for the society?

Q4: Which 4 methods constitute the Hogwarts 4?

Q5: What is the minimum number of calls necessary to get 720 changes of Plain Bob Minor?

Q7: When and where was the first peal of Surprise for the society?

Q7: When and where was the first peal of Surprise Maximus for the society?

Q9: Where and when was the first peal of Stedman for BnD?

Q10: How many peals of Stedman Cinques have there been rung for BnD?