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Quizzes And Puzzles Round Up November 2013

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AB Editor | 12:35 Fri 01st Nov 2013 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

Here is the November edition of Quizzes and Puzzles round up. If you have a new charity quiz feel free to add it to the thread and we will include it in later editions.

Please remember to add contact details ie email or postal address, the closing date, the cost, where the quiz funds will be going and the theme of the quiz,thanks.

If you have already added it to AB you can just post the link to the question.

Please could you post one quiz per answer to avoid confusion, thank you.

Enjoy!!

1. Treasure Trove Quiz answers are items of jewellery, in aid of Parkinsons UK (Kendal branch), closing date 15th November 2013.

2. COLOUR Quiz all answers contain a colour, in aid of SAVE THE CHILDREN WISBECH BRANCH, closing date 15th November 2013.

3. New Quiz clues to two words beginning B P, in aid of Friockheim Bowling Club, closing date 16th November 2013.

4. Bell Ringing Quiz, to support the bell ringers of St Mary the Virgin, Burton Latimer, Northants, closing date 22nd November 2013.

5. It's Raining Cats and Dogs Quiz 100 questions, in aid of Magpas, closing date 27th November 2013.

6. Food Quiz 50 questions on all things edible or drinkable, for a Namibia and Botswana sustainable community project, the correct email address is here, closing date 28th November 2013.

7. Question of Colour Part 2 Quiz 30 questions answers contain the name of a colour, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 29th November 2013.

8. Who Am I? Quiz 90 picture clues, in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Fakenham Group), closing date 30th November 2013.

9. Africa Quiz answers are all related to Africa, in aid of Water Aid, closing date 30th November 2013.

10. Mind Your P's & Q's Quiz, in aid of the Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity. (Reg No 1096483), closing date 30th November 2013.

11. Dad's Cycling Holiday Quiz work out dad's route with cryptic clues, in aid of MATLOCK TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTERS AUXILIARY ASSOCIATION, closing date 30th November 2013.

12. That's Wossername Quiz 100 faces to identify and link, for St Mary's Blackpool Hall Refurbishment Fund, closing date 30th November 2013.

13. Breeds of Dog Quiz, for 6th Chatteris Brownies, closing date 30th November 2013.

14. Let's face the music and dance Quiz 40 cryptic clues, in aid of Rhodes Minnis Methodist Church, closing date 30th November 2013.

15. Christmas Codeword Quiz, in aid of St Columba's Church Fundraising, closing date 7th December 2013.

16. New Quiz 100 cryptic clues, in aid of ST JAMES CHURCH, closing date 14th December 2013.

17. New Quiz 90 general Knowledge questions, in aid of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, closing date 15th December 2013.

18. A U T U M N Quiz 30 answers beginning with one of the letters in the word AUTUMN, in aid of Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org), closing date 16th December 2013.

19. Around the UK coastline Quiz 50 questions, in aid of Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre, closing date 20th December 2013.

20. Cats and Dogs Quiz, in aid of Richard Lander School Uganda Appeal, closing date 31st December 2013.

21. New Quiz No.6 60 varied clues, in aid of Buxton Mountain Rescue, closing date 31st December 2013.

22. Hello Sailor Quiz 100 Nautical Questions, in aid of Rushden Children's Society, closing date 31st December 2013.

23. Christmas Presents Quiz 30 Cryptic and Anagrams, in aid of SAVE THE CHILDREN NORTHAMPTON BRANCH, closing date 31st December 2013.

24. New Quiz 50 questions, please could you send an SAE for this one, in aid of St Mary's Church Mission Fund, closing date 31st December 2013.

25. Let it Shine Quiz, in aid of Chatteris Community Group, closing date 31st December 2013.

26. New Quiz a Football Story and Cryptic Occupations., in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 31st December 2013.

27. New Quiz picture clues, in aid of The Village Hall At Heage, closing date 6th January 2014.

28. Christmas Quiz 45 mixed clues, in aid of St Oswald's Church Crowle, closing date 7th January 2014.

29. Winter Quiz 50 questions in 5 sections, in aid of Save The Children Higham Ferrars, closing date 10th January 2014.

30. Sporting Phrases Quiz match the answers to the questions, in aid of Childline, closing date 11th January 2014.

31. Sing For Your Supper Quiz 90 songs to find relating to food or drink, in aid of Billericay Lions, closing date 13th January 2014.

32. Q, U & V People Quiz, in aid of Lincoln Cat Care, closing date 13th January 2014.

33. Just The Job Quiz 90 Questions relating to various occupations, in aid of Breast Cancer Research, Lincoln.Registered Charity No. 1058065, closing date 31st January 2014.

34. Weather Quiz 70 cryptic clues all about the weather, in aid of the maternity unit in Hastings Sierra Leone, closing date 31st January 2014.

35. Movie Quiz, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 1st February 2014.

36. Love Songs Quiz 30 Song Titles with the word "love", in aid of Treetops Hospice (Regd Charity No. 519540) , closing date 14th February 2014.

37. Britain's Pretty Places Quiz 40 clues some cryptic, in aid of St. Guthlac's Ladies' Guild, closing date 27th August 2014.

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Just got the dingbat quiz - had to start it straight away - brilliant quiz
22:46 Wed 20th Nov 2013
Chris Mouse


Christmas Dingbats - Pendleside Hospice

A new batch of Christmas Dingbats is out!

There are 48 Dingbats in the set, all with a festive season theme.

The sets are £1 per sheet - all the proceeds go to Pendleside Hospice, Burnley.

To get your Dingbats by post - send your payment (cheques payable to Pendleside Hospice) and a SSAE to:
• Mike Smith, 273 Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 4HN

To get your Dingbats online - email Mike at dingbats273@btinternet.com for the details.
11:13 Wed 20th Nov 2013
Just got the dingbat quiz - had to start it straight away - brilliant quiz
A Christmas quiz is now available in aid of ‘Stepping Stones Playgroup' (Registered Charity #517073).

The quiz is a mixture of Christmas Trivia, Movies, Music and Pictures.

Prizes will be awarded to the three entries with the most correct answers returned by the closing date of 31 January 2014. (In the event of a tie winning names will be drawn out of the proverbial hat).

To obtain your copy please send £1.00 plus SAE to:

Ann Bates, Briarfield, 18 Pannatt Hill, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5DB

or from:

Stepping Stones Playgroup, St Georges Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4LE

Cheques payable to Ann Bates (or Stepping Stones). If sending cash please make sure it is well disguised inside the envelope.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated support. Good luck to all who enter and Merry Christmas to you all.

John
HIGHAM FERRERS QUIZ for TOURISM GROUP. 50 Questions in 5 groups. Win £25. Please send SAE and £1 to Pat Bird 6 Meadow Walk HIGHAM FERRERS. Closing Date January 19th 2014
The Common Word Quiz Nov 13-Jan 14
THE COMMON WORD QUIZ Nov 2013-Jan 2014
New Quiz now available, in aid of Agapecare Foodbank Spalding; Tender Heart working in Goa, India, amongst the Dalit people.
50 questions - 3 words in each clue, the answer is one word which connects with each of the clue words to make a short phrase or saying. Closing date: Monday 27 January 2014.
31st December, 2013.

1st Prize: £10, plus other random prizes

£1 (cash or cheque) plus sae to:
TCW Quiz,
13 Livingstone Drive,
Spalding, Lincs,
PE11 2FS

Cheques payable to F Ball. Also available by email via Paypal using following link. £1.30p if using this method to cover PayPal charges. If link does not open, copy & paste into web browser.

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_xclick&business=bertielamb72%40gmail%2ecom&lc=GB&item_name=Quiz%20Payment&item_number=TCW&amount=1%2e30&currency_code=GBP&button_subtype=services&bn=PP%2dBuyNowBF%3abtn_buynowCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted

Email bertielamb@gmail.com should there be any queries.
Thank you for your ongoing support.

Original posting - Joanelle123
Just tried this ^^^ and the paypal site came up with dollars and cents. Is this right?
Hi starone, It comes up GBP on original posting in unanswered questions. Suggest you use that. Only copied and pasted it. I will email bertielamb
Re COMMON WORD QUIZ.
As PayPal link in earlier posting is showing dollars and cents suggest using original posting by Joanelle123 on link below.

http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/Quizzes-and-Puzzles/Question1293978.html

This should show GBP.
Right - done that and it came up with right sort of money. Hope it is O.K. and you get the right info. I love PayPal! It is very convenient.
Latest quiz to support Thera Trust and it has a Christmas Theme :)
40 questions to test your knowledge of Christmas.
Prize £20.
Thera Trust supports adults with a learning disability to live and participate in their local communities. Visit www.thera.co.uk for more information.

Please send £1 cash or cheque made out to Thera Trust to Petra Patty, Thera Trust, The West House, Swingbridge Road, Grantham NG31 7XT
Please include an s.s.a.e for postal copy, or name and email address for emailed copy.
Closing date: 6 January 2014
Winner will be the first correct entry from a draw and will be notified by 13th January.
New SP quiz for Friockheim Bowling Club,Available from David Balfour, 30 Guthrie St Friockheim, by Arbroath, DD11 4SY or friock46@hotmail.co.uk payment on return price 50p closing date 8 Febrary 2014
New Quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support is now available either by e-mail to : jeanettewithane@btinternet.com or by sending an s.a.e. and donation to Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Perthshire. PH11 8PA . This quiz is 50p and all the questions have something to do with the name PETER! closing date is 31st January, 2014. Thank you in advance for your support.
Dore and Totley United Reformed Church quiz

What? Church funds Quiz
Title: Pros and Cons
Theme: Words containing the letters 'PRO' and 'CON'.
Type: 100 questions
Difficulty: Middling
In aid of: Dore and Totley URC
Closing Date: Jan 6th 2014

Cost: £2

A copy of the quiz can be requested via email to: jeanne.clark@btinternet.com
Alternatively, you can request a copy of the quiz sheet via post to Jeanne Clark, 8 Abbeydale Park Rise, Sheffield, S17 3PD (please enclose an SAE)

Please return the completed quiz, with cheques payable to Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, to the address above.
ITS CHRISTMAS 2013
NEW QUIZ proceeds to MAGPAS - emergency medical service.
100 question all relate to the coming season.
Cut off date 17th January 2104.
£10 prize to the winner.
To obtain a copy either send your donation (cheques to MAGPAS please) and a SAE to Diane Wakeling 3 Lark Rise, Hardwick, Cambs CB237XZ or email and pay on return quizmouse@hotmail.co.uk
Thanks for your support.
I would like to thank all who took part in the quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support. A Question of Colour Part two. This quiz raised £182.50.
There were 90 quizzes returned of which only 5 were all correct. The Winner from the five all correct entries was the Smith family, from the Bridge of Don, Aberdeen and they have been sent a Boots gift card to the value of £10. New quiz now available for Macmillan Cancer Support. All questions have something to do with the name PETER! closing date 31st January 2014.
Please send an s.a.e. and donation to Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth. Perthshire. PH11 8PA or pay on return e-mail jeanettewithane@btinternet.com
Can't see my entry in this item but the system says it involves me so assume it is here somewhere.
Answers to the Christmas quiz on behalf of Thera Trust. Thanks to everyone who entered. The prize was won by Dorothea Richards - Well done.
Popular Entertainment

Name of Slade's 1973 Christmas song? (5,9,9)
Merry Christmas Everybody.

Which duo sang about "Last Christmas" in 1984 and, it feels like, every year since? (4)
Wham

"'I wish it could be Christmas every day" was sung by which magical group? (7)
Wizard

Holiday Inn was the 1942 film, what was the song, said to be the most popular christmas song in the world? (5,9)
White Christmas

In 1985 Aled Jones got to No 5 in the charts with this theme song of this 1982 film where a boy visits the north pole with the title of the film? (3,7)
The Snowman

Name of film where an 8 year old was left behind whilst the family went away for chirstmas? He defended the house against would-be burglers. (4,5)
Home Alone

The Pogues and Kirsty McColl sang this perennial christmas favourite? (9,2,3,4)
Fairytale of New York

This band sang" Lonely this Christmas" in 1974? (3)
Mud

The Wombles wished us a "Wombling Merry Christmas" but who started the Wombles Singing Group? (4,4)
Mike Batt

Six geese-a-laying comes from which song? (6,4,2,9)
Twelve days of Christmas

Christmas - Numbers and dates (relate to UK )
How many Kings are assumed to have visited Jesus?
3

How many reindeer traditionally pull Santa's sleigh?
8 Rudolph was extra

What is the date of Christmas Day?
25th December

Which night should all christmas decorations must be taken down?
Twelfth night/January 5th

When was the first commercialised christmas card made, 1603, 1843 or 1903?
1843

Do They Know Its Christmas by Band Aid was released in what year?
1984

What star sign are you if born on Christmas Day?
Capricorn

Which organisations has tracked Santa's journey since 1955, now with a website?
NORAD

What gift does Norway traditionally present to London, which goes on show in Trafalgar Square?
Tree

Which Saint is associated with Christmas?
Saint Nicholas

What three presents did the Magi leave with Jesus?
Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh

What is schlumbergera more commonly known as?
Christmas cacti

How many days are there said to be of Christmas?
12 days of Christmas

Starting on the 4th Sunday before December 25th, what is this period called?
Advent

Which is the first place on earth to start the new year at 10 am on Monday 31st December, London time?
Christmas Island, Kiribati and Samoa

Christmas General
Where does Santa Claus live? (7)
Lapland

Which mythical beings help Santa make the toys in his workshop? (5)
Elves

What do we traditionally hang up for Christmas to receive presents in? (9)
Stockings

Which red-breasted bird is associated with Christmas? (5)
Robin

Name given to a play performed before and after Christmas, where men often dress as women and women as men? (9)
Pantomime

What was traditionally hidden in a christmas pudding? (8)
a sixpence

Prior to Turkey being the favoured bird for the christmas table what other bird would you have cooked? (5)
Goose

What plant is traditionally hung up for kissing to take place undernath?
mistletoe

Since 1931, red and white seem to be the colours of Santa Clause due to advertising by which company?
Coca Cola

A traditional plant for the season, often partnered with ivy, said to be the material for the crown of thorns, what is it? (5)
Holly

What is the traditional variety for a christmas tree? (6,6)
Norway Spruce

Traditional Christmas music
One of our most popular carols, good for singing baby to sleep? (4,2,1,6)
Away in a manger

From the early 1800s this song appears to be talking to men only? (3,4,2,5,9)
God rest ye merry, gentlemen

Good King Wenceslas went out on the feast of Stephen, what day is the feast of Stephen?
Boxing day

This hymn, about the nativity, from a poem by Cecil Alexander has been recorded by Jenthro Tull, Sinaed O'Conner and

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