Quizzes and Puzzles Round Up August 2012

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AB Editor | 11:03 Wed 01st Aug 2012 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

Here is the August edition of Quizzes and Puzzles round up. We seem to have had summer and gone back into autumn again, nevermind, quizzes are still a good way to spend your time and help out a charity.

If you have a new charity quiz feel free to add it to the thread. Please remember to add the theme of the quiz, the address and a closing date, thanks.

Happy Quizzing!!

1. Blame it on the Weatherman Quiz 60 songs with a weather connection. In aid of Ryedale and Scarborough Cat Welfare, closing date 14th August. Correction here

2. Nicknames Quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 16th August.

3. The Summer Quiz 100 cryptic clues to famous women, also for Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 18th August. Here is an important note about the quiz.

4. Sporting Quiz 80 sporting questions for Children of Fiji, closing date 19th August.

5. Sport and Leisure Quiz in aid of Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue, closing date 21st August.

6. GOLD THEME quiz 70 questions with a GOLD connection in the question or the answer in aid of Lincolnshire Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group. Registered Charity No. 1038320, closing date 31st August.

7. Picture Quiz 72 celebrities to identify in aid of Great Ryburgh Playing Field, closing date 31st August.

8. Flora and Fauna Quiz in aid of Coeliac UK, closing date 31st August.

9. New Family Quiz mix of cryptic and factual questions, in aid of Gunnislake (Cornwall) Festival, closing date 31st August.

10. Countries quiz 50 questions, in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association. Reg Charity No. 294354, closing date 31st August.

11. Curriculum Quiz ,In aid of Harborough Brass Band, closing date 31st August.

12. Book Title quiz raise sponsorship for Kirsty's Loch Ness Monster Swim in aid of Children 1st, closing date 31st August.

13. Who Am I? Picture quiz 180 clues to famous faces in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Fakenham Group), closing date 1st September.

14. What are they? in aid of Friockheim Bowling Club, closing date 1st September. Postal address here.

15. Name that Shop Quiz in aid of The RAP Foundation, closing date 2nd September.

16. Brain of Monty quiz answers all have MONT in them for restoration projects on the Montgomery Canal. No specific closing date mentioned but winners to be announced on 2nd September so get them in before then.

17. Go to town Quiz 100 cryptic clues in aid of MAGPAS, closing date 3rd September.

18. New Quiz. mixed questions for Higham Ferrars Save The Children, closing date 10th September.

19. KNOW YOUR STATION QUIZ all answers are Tube stations on the London underground, in aid of St. Michaels Church, Shirley, closing date 8th September.

20. Do You Know Your Nairn? QUIZ 25 questions in aid of St Columba's Church, closing date 14th September.

21. Kings and Queens Quiz. All proceeds to Rainbow Africa projects in Zambia, and The Leprosy Mission work in Mozambique, closing date 15th September.


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22. Link Word Quiz to raise funds for the Margaret Kerr Palliative Care Unit at the Borders General Hospital, closing date 20th September.

23. Picture QUIZ in aid of Phoenix Hospital Radio, closing date 24th September.

24. Get in the garden QUIZ 100 questions in aid of SMILE (Stoney Middleton Interest + Leisure Enterprise) (Registered Charity No.1087095), closing date 28th September.

25. Movies QUIZ 48 questions, for Macmillan Cancer Supports Nepal Himalayan Hiking Challange Trek 2012, closing date 29th September.

26. Reptile QUIZ in aid of Rhodes Minnis Methodist church, closing date 29th September.

27. A Fishy Tale QUIZ 48 questions, for Macmillan Cancer Supports Nepal Himalayan Hiking Challange Trek 2012, closing date 29th September.

28. TYKES TEASER QUIZ general knowledge quiz about Yorkshire in aid of Snainton Bowling Club, closing date 30th September.

29. Olympics QUIZ in aid of Chatteris Community Group, closing date 30th September.

30. Disney QUIZ 100 questions based on the disney films old and new in aid of whittlesey christmas lights, closing date 31st September (this should probably be the 30th Sept).


32. New quiz mixed pictorial questions for The Village Hall at Heage, closing date 30th September.

33. Animal Similes QUIZ for Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 30th September.

34. O People quiz for Lincoln Cat Care, closing date 1st October.

35. New QUIZ 60 questions, for Manselton Childminding Playgroup, closing date 2nd October.

36. London quiz for Dean Gibson School, closing date 27th October.

37. Sweet quiz for Camps Hill Stars Cheerleaders, closing date 30th October.

38. New quiz 100 anagrams of british television programmes, in aid of st ives (cambs) christmas lights committee corrections here, closing date 31st October.

39. Big quiz for St Mary's Church Hall Fund, closing date 31st October.

40. Logo QUIZ in aid of Cinnamon Trust , closing date 30th November.

41. Quiz No 9 - Famous Horses quiz in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, closing date 21st December.

42. New quiz in aid of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team, closing date 15th December.

43. Come Rain or Shine quiz in aid of RUSHDEN CHILDREN'S SOCIETY, closing date 31st December.

44. Great British Cities quiz 40 clues in aid of St. Guthlac's Ladies' Guild, closing date 26th January.

45. A bit of free fun from the ED.
The 'Z' quiz in the North East Fife Liberal Democrat series is now available; all the answers begin with 'Z'. Send £2 (cheques payable to North East Fife Liberal Democrats) and SAE to: Jane Ann Liston, 5 Whitehill Terrace, Largo Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 8RN. Closing date is Monday 15th October.
My latest Macmillan cryptic fundraiser has just been launched.

Details here: http://www.theanswerb.../Question1158244.html
NEW QUIZ - Flight of Fancy, in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch)

The 60 questions are a mixture of cryptic, anagrams and general knowledge and all answers relate to something that has wings or can fly.

£10 prize for the winning entry, with a further £5 prize picked at random from all entries. Closing date - 1st October, 2012.

Copies available by e-mail (pay on return) from [email protected]

By post : CP Quiz, c/o 10 Burnside Street, Findochty, Moray, AB56 4QW.
Please include £1.00 donation - either a coin (securely taped ) or cheque
payable to P. Arrowsmith.
Re previous entry - please enclose s.a.e for a postal copy. Thank you.

Please ignore my previous post re Rushden Quiz, mis read question relating to it. The quiz is already posted on here. Thought I was being helpful. Wups.
Haddiscoe Church Quiz (in aid of church funds)
50 questions all answers name of person, living or dead
£10 prize for winner, to be drawn randomly in event of tie.
To enter please send £1 coin securely wrapped plus SAE to Mrs D.M. Harvey, 3 Beccles Road, Haddiscoe, Norwich, NR14 6PD
Closing date - October 20th
Haddiscoe Church Quiz - is it available by email ?.
New Quiz St. Edmund's Church, Carlisle in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support Cryptic Biscuits, Cakes and Puddings. Entry £1 Closing Date 30th September 2012.For a copy of the quiz send £1 with a s.a.e. to Mrs Anne McGinn, 46, Grinsdale Avenue, Carlisle. Cumbria CA2 7LX
Re:New Quiz for St Edmund's Church. Prizes are £10 & £5 (In the event of a tie winners will be drawn from a hat)
New Quiz "London Olympic Games 2012" now available from 6th Chatteris Brownies.
Please send £1 and SAE (DL or C5 size ideal) to Mrs Ann Smith, 87 London Road, Chatteris, Cambs., PE16 6LW.
Closing Date 30 September. Prize £10.
If sending coins, please tape down as loose coins tend to escape their envelopes.
This is the follow on to our Royalty and Jubilee Quiz.
I would like to thank everyone who took part in the "Nicknames Quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support. The total amount raised was £158.50. The Winner was Mrs Rock from Solihull and she has been sent a Gift Voucher to the value of £10.00. There is now a new quiz available called "Animal Similes" for Macmillan Cancer Support. 50p entry. Please send an S.A.E and donation to: Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Perthshire. PH11 8PA. Closing date is 30th September 2012.
New quiz. A SUMMER STORY,in aid of Sherburn Youth Club. It's a story with missing words which are song titles.Available by email - [email protected]
or c/o Polly,29,Elm Grove,Sherburn,Malton,North Yorks.YO17 8PF
Closing date 20th November.
Thank you to everyone who took part in the Blame it on The Weatherman quiz.An email has been sent to all who sent for it with the answers and new quiz attached.Anyone wishing to see the answers please email [email protected]
Looks great Polly, cannot believe I manages to miss the close date for the 'Weatherman' quiz ( and I was all correct lol), will adjust my donation with the new one, thanks.
I wondered why yours was absent!It didn't actually run for very long this time.Hope you enjoy the new one.
Re: St Edmund's Quiz Cryptic Biscuits and Puddings
No 12 in the Cryptic Cakes should be (6,4)
Sorry everybody.

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