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Great Kolff Family Quiz (2001) - the correct answers

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Below the questions with the correct answers of the rounds 1, 2, 3 - compare them to what you wrote on your form.
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Round 1
Round One had three questions.
Each of the three questions had five clues that have to be answered first;
the answers to the clues held the details for the answer to the question.

Please consider that this Quiz was made for use in the summer of 2001.
Please note that many questions refer to Dutch historic and other local events.

Question 1. (Clue) (answer)
Clue 1.1 In which Dutch Century (Age) (nickname) was the Rampjaar (Year of Disaster)? Golden Age
Clue 1.2 Which is the given name of State Secretary Bos (Finance)? Wouter
Clue 1.3 Which was the occupation of Gomarus? Reverend (Dominee)
Clue 1.4 Which city lies between Vlaardingen and Hook of Holland? Maassluis
Clue 1.5 What do three hammers and one French lily picture? e.g. Coat of Arms Kolff
 
Using the help of the clues, give the Christian name we are asking for
answer Question 1: (Wolter) Gualtherus
Question 2. (Clue) (answer)
Clue 2.1 Where is the Peerd van Ome Loeks? Groningen
Clue 2.2 Where is the oldest bridge across the river IJssel? Kampen
Clue 2.3 What was the profession of Aletta Jacobs? Med. doctor
Clue 2.4 Where will the next Olympics take place? Salt Lake City
Clue 2.4 Name a leading part (role) in Op Hoop van Zegen (leave out the 'K') Niertje
 
Using the help of the clues, give the Christian name we are asking for
answer Question 2: Willem Jacob (Pim)
Question 3. (Clue) (answer)
Clue 3.1 Which is the worlds' largest port city? Rotterdam
Clue 3.2 In which year Hirohito was made Emperor of Japan? 1926
Clue 3.3 Which is the name of a hotel te Rotterdam that had the same name as the First Republic in Germany? Weimar
Clue 3.4 What is (in Dutch) to start to erect? To found, to erect
Clue 3.5 Give a cryptic description of a group of blood relatives? Family Association
 
Using the help of the clues, give the Christian name we are asking for
answer Question 3: Kolff Family Association
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Round 2
This round required five answers whith each question.

Please consider that this Quiz was made for use in the summer of 2001.
Please note that many questions refer to Dutch historic and other local events.

  (question)
(below the question, the possible answers)
Question 1 State five locations where the Family Day has been held in the past 10 years
  2000 - Biddinghuizen (Flevoland)
1999 - Utrecht (Vecht)
1998 - Amsterdam, Ouderkerk ad Amstel
1997 - Hoog Soeren, Apeldoorn, Teuge
1996 - Rotterdam (Hoek van Holland, Maassluis)
1995 - Loenen ad Vecht (Terra Nova)
1994 - Velp, Hoge Veluwe (Otterloo, Hoenderloo)
1993 - Soesterberg
1992 - Zoeterwoude, Floriade, Zoetermeer
1991 - Enkhuizen, Lelystad, IJsselmeer
Question 2 State five of the eight most commonly used given names of male Kolffs, derivated names are considered the same name
  Cees, Kees, Cornelis
Wouter, Wolter, Therus, Gualtherus
Jan, Johannes, Hans
Willem, Wim
Herbert
Dirk
Pieter, Peter, Piet
Marius
Question 3 State five towns outside the Netherlands where Kolffs reside; try to mention least as possible towns in one country, this gives extra points
 
Ascain (F)
Atlanta (USA)
Baltimore (USA)
Bangalore (India)
Boekarest (Rom)
Buenos Aires (Arg)
Chardonne (CH)
Christchurch (NZ)
Coesfeld Lette (D)
Columbus (USA)
Earlysville (USA)
Egham (GB)
Fairfield (USA)
Falmouth (GB)
Ferndorf (A)
Genève (CH)
Göcek Fethiye (Turk)
Grasse (F)
Hadlow (GB)
Hemel Hampstead (GB)
Hinnerup (Aarhûs) (DK)
Houston (USA)
Incline Village (USA)
La Tour du Peitz (CH)
London (GB)
Münster (Lette) (D)
Neerpelt (B)
Nelson (NZ)
New Canaan (USA)
New Milford (USA)
New York (USA)
Oslo (N)
Parijs (F)
Plottier (Arg)
Port Townsend (USA)
Princeton (USA)
Rangiora (NZ)
Rosario (Arg)
Tostado (Arg)
Tygerpark (ZA)
Villa Gesell (Arg)
Villanova (USA)
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Round 3
This Third Round had five multiple choice questions.
Each question has only one correct answer.

Please consider that this Quiz was made for use in the summer of 2001.
Please note that many questions refer to Dutch historic and other local events.

  (question) (choice a-b-c)
Question 1. How many members does the Kolff Family have? 1.a - less than 250
1.b - 250 - 500 (correct answer)
1.c - more than 500
Question 2. What is the largest number of children ever born to one Kolff woman? 2.a - 12
2.b - 14
2.c - 17 (correct answer); see note 1
Question 3. In which city most Kolff's are born
(excluding Rotterdam)?
3.a - Deil
3.b - The Hague
3.c - Middelharnis (correct answer); see note 2
Question 4. How many times did a Kolff marry a Kolff? 4.a - seven times or less
4.b - eight to ten times
4.c - eleven times or more (correct answer)
Question 5. How many Family Days have taken place to this day (2001)? 5.a - 72 family days
5.b - 71 family days (correct answer)
5.c - 70 family days
Now continue to the Score Numbers >
Note 1:
From the marriage of Lambertus Constantinus Kolff van Oisterwijk, born Middelharnis 1820, mayor of Stad aan 't Haringvliet en Den Bommel, and Geertruida Hermina Barones van Isselmuden, born Hemmen 1825, 17 children were born.
(Gnealogy: CCA - XIVq)

Note 2:
The quiz was made in 2001, so this is the situation in 2001:
1. Rotterdam: 193
2. Middelharnis: 76
3. Den Haag: 49
4. Deil: 35