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  "Dante's Peak" Challenge   great trivia quiz  
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You may remember this 1997 movie about a peaceful town that is threatened by a long dormant volcano. I noticed there was only one quiz on this film, so I thought this would be a nice addition.
Average, 15 Qns, theresarn, Apr 26 14
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Multiple Choice
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This is a very easy 'Dante's Peak' quiz. Have fun.
Easier, 5 Qns, dtm, Apr 26 14
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Who is the main character played by?

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Dante's Peak Trivia Questions

1. Which actress plays the role of Rachel Wando, mayor of Dante's Peak?

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"Dante's Peak" Challenge

Answer: Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton was born in Salisbury, Maryland on September 26, 1956. Her father, who died when she was five, loved the theatre and opera. She moved to New York in 1976 and studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Her first big role came in 1984 when she starred as Sarah Connor in "The Terminator". In 1990 she underwent intense physical training for her role in "Terminator 2: Judgement Day". Her twin sister appeared as her double in this film. Linda won a Blockbuster Award for Favorite Actress - Action/Adventure, for her performance in "Dante's Peak".

2. What are the names of Rachel's two children?

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Answer: Graham and Lauren

Graham is played by Jeremy Foley, who was born on February 20, 1983 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He made his first screen appearance in "Dante's Peak" and later played the voice of Casper in "Casper: A Spirited Beginning" and "Casper Meets Wendy". Jeremy won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor, for his role in "Dante's Peak". Lauren is portrayed by Jamie Renée Smith, who was born on April 10, 1987 in New York City. She started acting at the age of six, and won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Under, for her role in "Dante's Peak".

3. Whose life does Harry Dalton save at Twonset Hot Springs?

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Answer: Graham

Harry saves Graham's life by stopping him just as he is about to jump into the hot springs. Changes related to the impending eruption, had caused an abrupt increase in water temperature. The next morning, Rachel invites Harry for dinner "to say thank-you for saving Graham's life."

4. What type of magic trick does Harry Dalton show the children when he comes over for dinner?

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Answer: magic handkerchief trick

Harry is sitting at the kitchen table when he does this trick for the children. He passes an imaginary needle and thread through the tip of his handkerchief. When he pulls on the nonexistent thread, the tip of the handkerchief bends, as if by magic.

5. What type of coffee does Harry Dalton order from Rachel's Blue Moon Deli?

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Answer: regular coffee

When Harry comes to Rachel's deli, she lists various specialty coffees and asks him what type he would like. Harry responds "Can I just have a regular coffee?" Later, Rachel delivers coffee to the U.S. Geological Survey team and mentions Harry's coffee preference again.

6. What game is Harry playing in the bar before he leaves to walk Rachel home?

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Answer: Pool

Harry is playing pool with the other members of the U.S.G.S. team and has just paid up twenty dollars to Greg. He goes over to talk with Rachel at the bar and offers to walk her home. As he's starting to leave, Terry looks up from the pool table and says "Hey Harry, it's your break." He responds "It's your game guys."

7. What prompts Rachel to go to the sink and discover something wrong with her tap water?

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Answer: Her daughter asks for a glass of water.

Lauren wakes up and calls to her mom from the top of the stairs for a glass of water. When Rachel goes to get her one, the water appears to be contaminated. Upon checking the town's water supply, they notice it is tainted by volcanic sulfur and sediment.

8. While driving up the mountain to rescue Ruth, what item on the truck does Rachel's son admit he doesn't know how to adjust properly?

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Answer: Windshield Wipers

When Graham comments that he "can't see through the ash," Lauren suggests that he turn on the headlights. Graham replies "They are on." Then Lauren asks "Can you make the windshield wipers go faster?", and Graham responds "I don't know how." At the end of this scene, Lauren suggests "Maybe this wasn't such a good idea."

9. After Rachel and Harry drive up the mountain to find her children, why is it impossible to drive back down the way they came?

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Answer: A landslide has wiped out the road.

During their drive up, Harry and Rachel narrowly avoid falling rocks and trees that come crashing down on the road. Once the group is reunited, Ruth tells them "Now just take the kids, get back in your truck, and go home." Rachel responds "Well, we would if we could, Ruth, but a landslide has just wiped out the entire road behind us."

10. Surrounded by hot, flowing lava, the group escapes in a boat across Mirror Lake. What song do they sing while crossing the lake?

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Answer: Row Row Row Your Boat

The children are afraid when the lake water, which has turned to acid, starts to enter the boat. Lauren asks, in a frightened voice, "Is the boat going to sink?" To calm the children, Harry starts singing "Row Row Row Your Boat", and the others slowly join in.

11. Ruth's dog gets left behind when they cross Mirror Lake. At what point in the movie do they find Ruffy?

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Answer: While driving over the lava field

While trying to drive back down the mountain, the group encounters a cooling lava bed blocking their path. After getting their tires stuck and finally breaking free, they spot Ruffy on a rocky hillside near the road. As they call to him, Ruffy jumps into the back of the truck just in time.

12. Why does Harry drive their truck into the abandoned mine shaft?

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Answer: To escape the pyroclastic cloud

As the fast moving and destructive cloud approaches, Rachel asks "What is that?" Harry replies "That is a pyroclastic cloud. Don't look back kids. Don't look back." To escape this hazard, Harry races through the town and drives them headlong into the abandoned mine shaft.

13. After driving into the mine and making their way to Graham's hideout, Harry remembers an item he left in the truck. What item does he go back for?

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Answer: ELF

When Harry tells Rachel and the children that he forgot ELF, Graham asks "What do you need that for?" Harry replies "It's a transmitter designed by NASA. We were testing it for them. I was hoping it would send a signal so people would realize we're down here."

14. What type of trip does Harry suggest they all take together after they are rescued?

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Answer: Fishing

Trapped in the mine, Lauren asks "We're not going to get out. Are we?" Harry then describes a lovely deep-sea fishing trip that they can take together as soon as they are rescued. At the end of the movie, Graham asks "Did you mean what you said about taking us fishing?" Harry replies "Sure did."

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