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Clayhead | 17:46 Thu 03rd Jan 2013 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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MILITARY ARMS, SANDBACH
15th ANNUAL CHARITY QUIZ - In Aid of LUPUS UK
RESULTS AND ANSWERS
SALES. Receipts, including donations, were £403, giving an excess over prizemoney of £343. A cheque for that figure will be sent to LUPUS UK, St James House, Eastern Road, Romford, Essex RM1 3NH (Registered charity 1051610). Thanks to all the sellers, particularly Ann, Ian, Jan, Bob, Eric & Jen.
These quizzes have now raised a total of £3,580 for charity over the past 15 years.
RESULTS.
A lot of high scores were recorded and 14 entrants scored 55 or more.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS-
FIRST prize of £30 goes to Phil Critchlow of Stoke-on-Trent, who scored 58.
SECOND prizes of £15 each go to Jane Evans of Filby, Norfolk and
Mike Harris of Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, who each scored 57.

AND THE ANSWERS– (The figure in brackets after each answer shows the % of entries received that had the correct answer).
1. SANDY (100)
2. PLOUGH INN, CADSDEN – David Cameron mistakenly left his daughter at the pub near Chequers. (95)
3. EGYPT (100)
4. CLARK KENT -To leave Daily Planet. (97)
5. G4S (97)
6. SPIRIT OF CHARTWELL or GLORIANA – both are classed as “royal barges”. (97)
7. THE X FACTOR (100)
8. DENARO NATIONWIDE BANK (57)
9. STEPTOE AND SON (100)
10. LUTON (100)
11. REAR OF THE YEAR title has been won by the actors playing these roles. (35)
12. TONY (100)
13. HAKA (100)
14. SEVEN (100)
15. FLEETWOOD TOWN (97)
16. 9/4 – it’s the regular sign used by tic-tacs. (97)
17. THREE (92)
18. Adidas ALBERT – believed to be from rhyming slang “Albert Hall” for “ball”. (100)
19. JERSEY (100)
20. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (100)
21. NONE (70)
22. PARIS BRIDGES OVER THE RIVER SEINE – Royal, Neuf, National, Petit and Au Change. (0)
23. FIVE – Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness. (70)
24. HOLLYWOOD(LAND) sign on Mount Lee, overlooking Los Angeles – the final 4 letters were taken away in 1949. (92)
25. PRINCESS, BERBERIS, MARQUESS amongst others (95)
26. POLYANDRY (100)
27. D.O.C (100)
28. AUNG SAN SUU KYI (97)
29. BRAS – Balconette, racerback, shelf, contour. (89)
30. FIFTY SHADES DARKER (70)
31. ONE DIRECTION (100)
32. MICHAEL BUBLÉ (95)
33. KATE BUSH – born 30th July 1958, Emily Bronte born 30th July 1818. (95)
34. A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (100)
35. 1924 – Born Joycelyn Chinery in Bethnal Green, according to Births Registry. Some publicity material knocked 5 years off the sisters’ ages. (70)
36. FORREST GUMP (95)
37. 215 – each number is one below a cube – 6x6x6 = 216-1= 215. (97)
38. 78378466 – numbers used on a mobile phone to text the quotation from Hamlet - “To be or not to be, that is the question” (84)
39. 1/8TH (95)
40. 743 – 31 days x 24 minus one for BST adjustment. (76)
41. £13 7s 9d. (86)
42. 9 FEET (or 3 YARDS) (97)
43. BUNGA BUNGA (100)
44. LAA-LAA (100)
45. AYE-AYE (100)
46. LANG LANG (100)
47. COUSCOUS (100)
48. TORA! TORA! TORA! (100)
49. CANTER (100)
50. 15 – points given to top ten finishers in a F1 Grand Prix. (62)
51. D. Books of the Protestant Bible, D = Deuteronomy. (84)
52. IRELAND – based on number of wins of Eurovision Song Contest. (76)
53. SARA – they were the permanent voices of The Speaking Clock – Ethel Jane Cain (1936-63), Pat Simmons (1963-85), Brian Cobby (1985-2007), Sara Mendes da Costa (2007-present). (78)
54. SILVER – most common version of the superstition rhyme about magpies. (100)
55. HEART (100)
56. Michael ROGER GIFFORD – appointed 9th November 2012. (81)
57. ROWAN WILLIAMS (81)
58. VOID
59. FRIDAY – Kenton & Shula (Anagram of South Lenkan) Archer of The Archers radio programme, were born on Friday 8th August 1958. (16)
60. THOMAS CARLYLE. (92)

THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT

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