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Quizzes And Puzzles Round Up January 2014

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AB Editor | 13:31 Thu 02nd Jan 2014 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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.

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

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

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

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

14. New Quiz all answers begin with 'C', in aid of North East Fife Liberal Democrats, closing date 27th January 2014.

15. New Quiz 45 anagrams of song titles, in aid of Rhodes Minnis Methodist Church, closing date 30th January 2014.

16. Christmas Quiz Christmas themed questions, in aid of Stepping Stones Playgroup, closing date 31st January 2014.

17. 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.

18. New Quiz all questions have something to do with the name PETER, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 31st January 2014.

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

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

21. Winter Cryptic Quiz 100 cruptic clues to bands and solo artists, in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support, corrections here, closing date 31st January 2014.

22. 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.

23. Games Quiz cryptic clues, in aid of 6th Chatteris Brownies, closing date 31st January 2014.

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

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

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

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

28. New Quiz , in aid of St Mary's Hall Refurbishment Fund, closing date 21st February 2014.

29. The Villain Of The Piece Quiz all answers are villains, Raising Money for Water Aid, closing date 28th February 2014.

30. THE STORY OF NORRIS! Quiz fill in the blanks, in aid of MATLOCK TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTERS AUXILIARY ASSOCIATION, closing date 28th February 2014.

31. GEMSTONES AND SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES QUIZ 25 mixed questions, in aid of St Columba's Church, Nairn, closing date 8th March 2014.

32. Christmas QUIZ 60 mixed questions, in aid of Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org), closing date 8th March 2014.

33. New Spring QUIZ 100 cryptic clues, in aid of St James' Church, Spilsby, closing date 15th April 2014.

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

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

36. New Quiz 100 clues, in aid of Williams Syndrome Foundation & First Step, can't see a closing date on this one.

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Can you please remember to put what type of questions are in your quizzes. I am absolutely no good at recognising faces so do not want to buy any with pictures of celebrities. Nor do I even know most of these celebrities. The theme would be helpful too.
01:05 Tue 07th Jan 2014
Buxton Mountain Rescue Team Quiz 7.

Buxton Mountain Rescue Quiz 7 is now available.
60 questions Cryptic/General Knowledge/Anagrams of place names in British Isles containing parts of the human body.
Closing date: 30th June, 2014.

1st Prize: £10 / 2nd Prize £5 randomly picked from all returned sheets.

£1 plus sae to Mrs G Halliday,
'Lorien', Main Road,
Stickney,
Boston,
Lincolnshire, PE22 8AG.

Cheques payable to Buxton Mountain Rescue Team. (if cash please secure well) Also again available by email via Paypal using following link. £1.40p 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=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LDBK56NCTRZXA

Email gillianihalliday@gmail.com should there be any queries.
Thank you for your ongoing support.
Macmillan Cancer Support. A New quiz will be available from the 31st January 2014. General Knowledge, There are 33 questions. Donation of 50p per quiz. Please send an s.a.e and donation to Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Perthshire. PH11 8PA. Or you may e-mail and send donation upon entry. jeanettewithane@btinternet.com Closing date for this quiz will be 31st March.2014.
Can you please remember to put what type of questions are in your quizzes. I am absolutely no good at recognising faces so do not want to buy any with pictures of celebrities. Nor do I even know most of these celebrities. The theme would be helpful too.
Buxton Mountain Rescue Quiz - Error Amendment.

Qu. 12 should read - Sheffield’s 1st Mayor was born here. (10)
Apologies for my mistake. Hope it is the only one.
"Wood you believe it" quiz from J. Oakey 58 Westbourne Road Chatteris Cambs PE16 6HQ, price £1, closing date 31 March, for Chatteris Community Group Quiz. Please send sae & cheque payable to Chatteris Community Group.
Esmeralda
Is the "Wood you believe it" quiz available via e-mail and then send donation upon entry.
NEW QUIZ
CRYPTIC MUSICALS AND A MUSICAL STORY QUIZ
St Edmunds Church Carlisle
In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Cost £1 per copy
Closing Date 28th February 2014 available from
Mrs A McGinn,46 Grinsdale Avunue, Carlisle
or by Email jmac128@hotmail.co.uk

Thanls to all who took part in our last quiz, Cryptic Occupations - it was a bit harder than usual- I'm sorry- but this one is a bit easier!. There were 14 all correct entries and the winner drawn out of a hat was Mrs A Macgregor of Haddington. Well Done! We raised £93 for Macmillan Cancer Support so thank you all once again for your continued support.
Lizzes Quizzes (12) 70 mixed questions in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
4 cash prizes to be won after the closing date of 29th March 2014.
Please send £1+sae to Liz Hardy, 27 Whitecross, St Ives, Cambs PE27 6DR
Thank you.
NEW QUIZ in aid of The RAP Foundation. The theme is BISCUITS.
Copies can be obtained from:
Y. Lind,
16 MacDiarmid Road
Heathhall
Dumfries
DG1 3RZ

The price is ONLY 50p. (Cheques made payable to The RAP Foundation)
Closing date: 30th March 2014.
Also available by email (Please pay on return) from
yvonne@lind.eclipse.co.uk

Thanks to all who supported the Dogs Quiz.
The winner was The Holl Family of Fakenham.
£130 was raised for the charity.
Thank you so much. It is greatly appreciated.
New Quiz for SAVE THE CHILDREN HIGHAM FERRERS. Closing date May 10th. Send £1 and SAE to Susan, 3 Duchy Close, Higham Ferrers, NN10 8BZ. 50 questions in 5 groups so mixture of types. Thank you. superduch3@hotmail.com
4 Cash prizes for the Save the Children Higham Ferrers quiz. £995 raised for the last one. Winners David Balfour, Mr J Bowen, Mrs J Joyce,Rita Spriggs. 335 sheets returned 99 achieved 100% Thank you
BISCUITS QUIZ CORRECTION.
Sorry everyone.
Question number 10 should say (6,6).
Apologies for the oversight.
ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL in aid of MAGPAS
No picture just clues, each answer includes the name of a creature.
Cut off date 24th March 2014
Please send donation (£1 min.) cheques to MAGPAS and SAE for your copy from
Diane Wakeling
3 Lark Rise
Hardwick
Cambridgeshire
CB23 7Xz
or email quizmouse@hotmail.co.uk and pay on entry.
Good luck to you all
Thanks to all who took part in our recent "Q, U & V People" Quiz for Lincoln Cat Care. There were 99 returned entries, of which 34 were all-correct. The winner was Brian Stone of Crawley, West Sussex, and the winner of the £5 random prize, drawn from all entries received, regardless of score, was Ann Currie of Cockburnspath, Berwickshire. Well done to both. The quiz raised £155 for Lincoln Cat Care.

The new "W People" Quiz is now available from:

Jenny Hadingham,
2 Chapel Court,
Silver Street,
Wragby,
Market Rasen,
Lincolnshire.
LN8 5PJ.

Price £1 per copy, + s.a.e.
Closing date : Monday, 14th April, 2014.
There will be a £10 prize for the winner, and a £5 prize drawn at random from all entries received, regardless of score.

This quiz is also available by email from

jennyh1@hotmail.co.uk

Pay on return.

Thank you for your ongoing support. It is very much appreciated.

BJ
Girls Names Quiz. In aid of St Erth Twinning Association. Closing date 30th April 2014. Please send £1 donation and sae to Twinning Quiz, 4 Trelissick Fields, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 6HZ. First Prize is a £20 M & S Voucher with a £5 voucher to a quiz sheet picked out at random.
SAVE THE CHILDREN WISBECH QUIZ 100 Link Questions. Closing date March 18th 2014. Please send SAE and £1 to Marilyn Spinks 29 Tinkers Grove WISBECH PE13 3PQ. Cash Prize £20
NORTHAMPTON SAVE THE CHILDREN'S QUIZ. Closing date March 25th 2014. 30 questions Occupations Past and Present 50p. Send SAE to
Orchard Lodge 6B Lumber Lane Paulersbury Towester NN12 7ND
SAVE THE CHILDREN HIGHAM FERRERS QUIZ SHEET. Sorry an ammendment Places in Britain number 6 should be 9 letters answer not 8.I apologise.
SAVE THE CHILDREN HIGHAM FERRERS
I am having to grovel. No 9 of PLACES IN BRITAIN. will have to be scrapped. Whether it is age, or my proof reader, I don't know. I can only apologise and hope you forgive me.

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