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Quizzes And Puzzles Round Up December 2013

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AB Editor | 12:55 Fri 29th Nov 2013 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

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

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

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

4. 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.

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

6. MUSICALS AND CHRISTMAS QUIZ 25 questions, in aid of Higham Ferrers Library, closing date 21st December 2013.

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

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

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

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

11. 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.

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

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

14. Food And Drink Quiz, Fund raising for community kitchen at St. John’s Church, Rastrick, West Yorkshire, closing date 5th January 2014.

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

16. Christmas Quiz 40 christmas themed clues, in aid of Thera Trust, closing date 6th January 2014.

17. Pros and Cons Quiz 100 questions, in aid of Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, closing date 6th January 2014.

18. Christmas Dingbats Quiz 48 dingbat style clues, in aid of Pendleside Hospice, closing date 6th January 2014.

19. New Quiz 60 cryptic questions, in aid of the RNLI, closing date 7th January 2014.

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

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

22. New Quiz 100 questions on 10 subjects: sport, history, geography etc, in aid of Long Eaton Rotary Club, closing date 10th January 2014.

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

24. Dogs Quiz extra info about number 16 here, in aid of The RAP Foundation, closing date 12th January 2014.

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

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

27. Solids, Liquids and Gasses Quiz 70 questions leading to answers that are solids, liquids or gases, in aid of Children of Fiji, closing date 14th January 2014.

28. Its Christmas 2013 Quiz 100 christmas themed questions, in aid of MAGPAS, closing date 17th January 2014.

29. New Quiz 50 Questions, in aid of TOURISM GROUP, Lincoln.Registered Charity No. 1058065, closing date 19th January 2014.

30. Drinks Party Quiz 60 questions, in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch), closing date 25th January 2014.

31. Common Word Quiz 50 questions, in aid of Agapecare Foodbank Spalding, closing date 27th January 2014.

32. Christmas Quiz Christmas themed questions, in aid of Stepping Stones Playgroup, closing date 31st 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. New Quiz all questions have something to do with the name PETER, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 31st January 2014.

35. CATS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES! Quiz 30 GK questions and 30 picture clues, in aid of Radcliffe Animal Shelter (Notts.), closing date 31st January 2014.

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

37. Come Rain Or Shine Quiz 100 crytpics clues answers are to do with weather, in aid of Kirkcaldy Art Club (Registered Scottish Charity number SCO 37822), closing date 31st January 2014.

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

39. SP Quiz, in aid of Friockheim Bowling Club, closing date 8th February 2014.

40. New Quiz 50 cryptic clues relating to Radio programmes, in aid of Poppy Appeal, closing date 11th February 2014.

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

42. Who Am I? Quiz 90 famous faces to identify, in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Fakenham Group), closing date 31st May 2014.

43. 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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Thank you angie 55. I will now know what to tell people when they query why they cannot find it. :) I can tell them what number to look for. I wish both you and all quizzers on this site a very happy quizmass.
17:43 Sun 22nd Dec 2013
The villain of the piece. Raising Money for Water Aid.
Transforming lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation. All answers are the names of villains, some more villainous than others. Quiz sheets are a suggested donation of £1.00 Cheques payable to S. Eastman please. There will be a prize of £10 for the person with the most right answers. In the event of a tie a draw will be made to find the prize winner. There will also be a draw from all entries returned for a prize of £5.
Entries available from Shirley Eastman, SAE and payment to
48, Rosemead Drive, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5SF Closing date February 28th 2014.
Also available by e mail crossmb@tiscali.co.uk. Many thanks to all who supported the previous quiz "Africa Allways."
My winter cryptic quiz fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support is now available at http://www.justgiving.com/WinterQuiz2913
It consists of the names of 100 bands & solo artists defined by cryptic clues and there's a £50 and a £30 John Lewis voucher prize to be won.
Closing date: 31st January 2014
Blackpool St Mary's BQ9
In aid of St Mary's Hall Refurbishment Fund.
£1 plus SAE to Charles Crosbie, 51 Sandgate, Blackpool, FY4 2NA or by email to maryblackpool@live.co.uk.
Closing date 21 February 2014. £20 first prize plus £5 lucky dip
New Quiz from QfC
Williams Syndrome Foundation & First Step. 100 questions and pictures. £100 first prize, lots of other prizes, including spot prizes. For a quiz send £7 (payable to Quizzes for Charity) to QfC, 38 Cambridge Road, Sandy, Beds SG19 1JF. Quiz can be sent via email if an address is included.
New Quiz

New Rhodes Minnis quiz. 45 anagrams of song titles. £1 + SAE from Mrs Daphne Andrews 31 Bedingfield Way, Lyminge, Folkestone. Kent CT18 8JH. Closing date Jan 30. Cheques payable to Rhodes Minnis Methodist Church.
Thank you
16:18 Thu 05th Dec 2013


Juliesy
Weather Quiz (70 cryptic clues, money prizes) in aid of mothers & babies unit in Hastings Sierra Leone. Send £1 (coin, or cheque made out to HSLFL) by Dec 25th to Secretary, Oaklands, Rock Lane, Hastings TN35 4NY. Include your email address to save further postage. Closing date Jan 31st.
The latest North East Fife Liberal Democrat quiz is now available. 50 questions, all answers beginning with 'C' (appropriately, for Christmas). Entry fee £2, cheques payable to North East Fife Liberal Democrats. Closing date Monday 27th January 2014. Please contact Jane Ann Liston, 5 Whitehill Terrace, Largo Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 8RN.
Christmas Codeword
St Columba's Church
This quiz raised £125 for Church Funds - a great amount for us. Thank you to everyone who entered/donated. 121 correct entries were received along with quite a number of incorrect entries.
The winner drawn by Rev Canon A Simpson was:
Mrs B Winwood, Scarborough - an AnswerBank lady.
Happy Christmas to you all.
GEMSTONES AND SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES QUIZ
Fundraising quiz for St Columba's Church, Nairn
25 mixed questions, straight, slightly cryptic, anagrams.
£10 for first correct entry drawn after closing date: Saturday 8th March 2014
Available by email as Word document (pay on return) from margaret@fairycats.plus.com
Or 50p (if paying by cheque please make payable to St Columba's Church) (no stamps please) and SAE to:
M MacDonald
Glencawdor Cottage
Mill Road
Nairn
IV12 5EP

New "Games" Quiz from 6th Chatteris Brownies
Please send £1 (cheques payable to 6th Chatteris Brownies) and SAE to:
Mrs Ann Smith, 87 London Road, Chatteris, Cambs., PE16 6LW
Closing Date 31st January 2014
Cryptic
Congratulations to Mrs E Robb of Inverness - winner of our Breeds of Dog quiz which raised around £126.
THE STORY OF NORRIS!

A QUICK QUIZ TO TAKE YOU OVER CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR

COST £1 EACH, FOR CLUB FUNDS

Entries to be returned 28th February 2014

MATLOCK TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTERS AUXILIARY ASSOCIATION, CAUSEWAY LANE, MATLOCK, DE4 3AR Tel 01629 583866

Please send £1 and SAE to the above address (cheques made out to MTFCSAA)

or I can email the quiz to you please contact me on susan@dxmedia.co.uk - please pay when you send in your entry

or please pay by Paypal, using the email address above send £1-30, I have to pay Paypal fees, but cheaper than two stamps

The story is about a fictional gentleman by the name of Norris.
All you have to do, is fill in the BLANKS.

Watching the Ashes Test earlier this year I noticed that many of the names where “items”, so
All the missing words are names of male Cricketers who have played for England.

Thank you and good luck!!
**New Spring Quiz** St James' Church, Spilsby

100 Cryptic clues, answers to which are all Lincolnshire towns and villages. Numbers of letters in each answer are shown.

Price: £2 per entry, cheques made out to St James Church or cash if you prefer suitably secured, please. First prize for the most correct answers: £20, plus two 'lucky-dip' prizes for entrants of £5 each. Please send S.A.E. with payment to: Maria Lear, Cartref, Eastville Road, Toynton St Peter, Spilsby PE23 5AT. CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 15th April 2014.

Thanks to all those who took part in our previous quiz. Two winners shared the first prize: Steph. Round of Eastville, Boston and Mrs Carroll of Penwortham, Preston. Lucky dip prizes went to: Charles Crosbie, Blackpool and Peggy Turpin of Skipton. Congratulations to them all.
Dear Ed. I have a quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support and all questions are something to do with the name PETER! closing date 31st January 2014. Quizzes are 50p each and are available either by post from Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth Perthshire. PH11 8PA or e-mail. jeanettewithane@btinternet.com In spite of me trying to advertise this, I have had several people writing to me asking me if I have a quiz available because they cannot find it on the internet. I have also tried to find it on here and it seems to have disappeared.! Can you please tell me where it has gone!
guilliebrougues - it's number 34 on the list.
Macmillan Winter Quiz 2013 - 100 Bands and Solo Artists:-

I've added some corrections and clarifications here: http://macmillanquizzer.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/correction-winter-quiz-2013.html

Thanks to everyone who is supporting this Quiz.

Merry Christmas to all.
Thank you angie 55. I will now know what to tell people when they query why they cannot find it. :) I can tell them what number to look for.
I wish both you and all quizzers on this site a very happy quizmass.
Question Author
Hi guilliebrougues,

Sorry for not picking this up earlier. We do our best to include everything but you can always contact us if you are worried.

Ed
CHRISTMAS quiz. This quiz is in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org) Closing date – 8th March, 2014. Mixture of 60 questions - all linked to Christmas including some on Christmas number one hits. The quiz costs £1 (cheques payable to C.Giffard). 1st prize £10, runner up £5 and prize of £5 drawn from all entries regardless of score.
If anyone would like a copy emailed to them, I am willing to do that and you can pay on return - chris.giffard@sky.com
Thank you to those who took part in the A U T U M N quiz. The winners were: 1st prize – Mrs Joy Burton of High Peak. Runner up prize Colin Gibson of Cleveland and prize from all entries –Mrs B. Redmonds of Arbroath.
Found in or around the Garden quiz, in aid of Border Horticultural Society : Coldstream Flower Show, closing date 17 May 2014. Please send 50p (cheques payable to Border Horticultural Society) to Coldstream Flower Show, c/o 8 Home Terrace, Coldstream TD12 4DN. Please include SAE or email address.

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