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Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up June 2014

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AB Editor | 11:13 Wed 04th Jun 2014 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

Here is the June 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 it is vital that you 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.


1. Another Buenchico Crossword, just for fun.

2. 'D' Quiz, 50 questions and can be emailed out, answers all beginning with 'D', in aid of North East Fife Liberal Democrats, closing date 9th June 2014.

3. Around the UK Coastline Quiz, 50 cryptic clues following a route around part of the UK coastline, in aid of Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre, closing date 13th June 2014.

4. ADE's Quiz, 50 questions, all the answers include the letters ADE, in aid of HELP FOR HEROES, closing date 17th June 2014.

5. Alphabet Quiz 26 questions, in aid Of Treetops Hospice (Regd Charity No. 519540), closing date 27th June 2014.

6. Motown Quiz!, in aid of BREAST CANCER CARE, closing date 30th June 2014.

7. Homonyms Quiz, in aid of NORTHAMPTON SAVE THE CHILDREN, closing date 30th June 2014.

8. Dad's Cycling Holiday Part 2 Quiz, in aid of MATLOCK TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTERS AUXILIARY ASSOCIATION, closing date 30th June 2014.

9. On The Move Quiz, 100 questions, in aid of Rushden Children's Society, closing date 30th June 2014.

10. Missing Link Word Quiz, in aid of Books Abroad Charity, closing date 30th June 2014.

11. Quiz 7 60 mixed questions involving parts of the human body, there is an amendment here, in aid of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team, closing date 30th June 2014.

12. Every Body's Welcome Quiz Selection of clues - answers all contain a body part, in aid of MAGPAS, closing date 7th July 2014.

13. BB Quiz Selection of clues two words starting B and B, in aid of Friockheim Bowling Club, closing date 12th July 2014.

14. What Is Your Name Quiz, some additional info here, in aid of St Oswald's Church, Crowle, N Lincs, closing date 13th July 2014.

15. X, Y & Z People Quiz, in aid of Lincoln Cat Care, closing date 14th July 2014.

16. Creatures Great and Small Quiz, in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity, closing date 22nd July 2014.

17. Granny’s Suitcase Quiz anagram questions, in aid of local breast-care unit, closing date 20th July 2014.

37. New Quiz 50 mixed questions, in aid of Haddiscoe Church Quiz (in aid of church funds), closing date 30th July 2014.

18. Nature Quiz, for Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 31st July 2014.

19. New Quiz, in aid of Sibsey Bowls Club, closing date 31st July 2014.

20. Creatures Quiz, in aid of Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 31st July 2014.

21. Eee! Elephants Quiz 30 general knowledge cluesand 30 pics, can be sent out at the same time as the creauteres quiz above, in aid of Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 31st July 2014.

22. New Quiz 60 mixed questions, in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch), closing date 31st July 2014.

23. A Question of Sport Quiz, in aid of Buckden Bowls Club, closing date 8th August 2014.

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

25. Brain of Monty Quiz, in aid of the restoration of the Montgomery Canal, closing date 30th August 2014.

26. Film Buff Quiz, 100 clues with film titles or actors, in aid of St James' Church, Spilsby, closing date 31st August 2014.

27. General Knowledge Quiz 70 clues, in aid of Lincolnshire Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group, closing date 31st August 2014.

28. Herbs & Spices Quiz, in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association Cornwall Branch, closing date 31st August 2014.

29. Super Sleuths Quiz all answers are names of detectives, Raising Money for Water Aid, closing date 31st August 2014.

30. New Quiz, in aid of HIGHAM FERRERS SAVE THE CHILDREN, closing date 10th September 2014.

31. Food Glorious Food Quiz, 50 mixed questions, in aid of The Leprosy Mission; Tender Heart, closing date 15th September 2014.

32. Tykes Teaser Quiz, in aid of Snainton Village Hall and PLaying Fields assn, closing date 30th September 2014.


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" SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW SCOTLAND QUIZ " for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to all who supported this quiz. The total amount raised was £190.00. Out of 110 quizzes receivedfor marking only 7 were all correct. A draw took place to establish the Winner. who was V. Downie from Tayport.She has been sent a Marks and Spencer gift card. New quiz available called...
15:07 Mon 09th Jun 2014
Granny's Suitcase amendments.
I can't believe I've done it again! I've read and re-read them so many times and STILL I've made mistakes. Sorry folks.

On the anagram page. Number 17 should be (2)words. Number 18 is (1) word. And Number 40 should be GROUT NC SLING (2)- I'd mistakenly added a second 'L'. Anybody fancy becoming my proof reader??
New Quiz in aid of the RAP Foundation.
The theme is furniture.

Copies can be obtained from:
Y. Lind
16 MacDiarmid Road

Also available by email (please pay on return), from:
[email protected]

The price is ONLY 50p. (Cheques made payable to The RAP Foundation)
Closing date is 10th August 2014.

Due to popular request it would be very much appreciated if you please do not seek help on internet sites until 31st July 2014.

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Seaside Quiz.
The winner was V. Downie of Tayport.
A total of £180 was raised for the charity.
Thanks again for your continued support.

" SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW SCOTLAND QUIZ " for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to all who supported this quiz. The total amount raised was £190.00. Out of 110 quizzes receivedfor marking only 7 were all correct. A draw took place to establish the Winner. who was V. Downie from Tayport.She has been sent a Marks and Spencer gift card.
New quiz available called NATURE, for Macmillan Cancer Support. closing date 31st JUly 2014

New Rhodes Minnis Quiz

55 questions with the answer beginning with come or go. Mostly sayings and expressions. Closing date July 31. £1 + SAE from Mrs Daphne Andrews, 31 Bedingfield Way, Lyminge, Folkestone,Kent. CT18 7JH. Please make cheques payable to Rhodes Minnis Methodist church

13:54 Mon 09th Jun 2014

St Edmunds Church Carlisle Quiz in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
This new quiz consists of A Space Story and Cryptic Fruit and Veg
Closing Date 31st July 2014
Entry Fee £1
Prize £10
Available from Mrs Anne McGinn 46 Grinsdale Avenue Carlisle CA2 7LX
or by email [email protected]

Thankyou to all who took part in our Shakespeare Story and Cryptic Islands and Capitals Quiz There were 39 all correct entries and the winner drawn out of the hat was Helen Turner. Approx £125 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support- Thank you once again for your support and GOOD LUCK with our New Quiz which once again consists of our very popular Story.
We have a new quiz now available 100 mixed questions all answers are 2 words both beginning with the letter B. The cut off date is 26th August 2014.
If you would like a copy please send a SAE and donation (min £1) to Diane Wakeling 3, Lark Rise, Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7XZ or make your donation (£1.50 min) via just giving,, make it clear the donation is from you and request your copy via email from [email protected] . Good Luck
Re the above Just giving will not accept £1.50p so it will be £2 min, sorry.
Bird Quiz - St Columba's Church
Thank you to everyone who bought/entered this quiz.
£170.50 was raised for Church Funds, £35.50 of this amount was donations, thank you to all those generous people . We really do appreciate your support. This is the most any of our quizzes have raised to date and we are delighted. 202 entries were received, 132 were all correct. The winner drawn by The Very Rev Canon A Simpson was P Helliar and M Fursey, Nr Taunton.
Fundraising quiz for St Columba's Church, Nairn
25 mixed questions, some straight, some slightly cryptic.
£10 for first correct entry drawn after closing date: Saturday 6th September 2014
Available by email as Word document (pay on return) from [email protected]
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
IV12 5EP

We would like to thank all of you who bought the quiz - you raised £348 for Keeping Abreast, which is greatly appreciated. Congratulation to the winner, Mr. Chris Chantler, from Bath, who receives a prize of £20.

Many thanks to our friends at home and abroad who helped us sell it, online quiz sites, and also our regular stockists:


We couldn't have done it without you!

1. Top with the answers! FIRST RESPONDERS
2. Funny! HUMERUS
3. Temperature at weekend? SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
4. Musical cure for the blues? DOCTOR JAZZ
5. Weapon or support! SLING
6. Hasty and foolish? RASH
7. Window or blade? LANCET
8. Commercial cross! ADENOID
9. Panacea for football injuries! MAGIC SPONGE
10. Betjeman, for example! (Sir John) SURGEON
11. Norse god performs! THORAX
12. I was in debt to a German! ( I, owed, ein ) IODINE
13. Ask female relation! CONSULTANT
14. Man has one, though man has two! (Isle of Man) CALF
15. Containers for African ungulates! HIPPOCRATES
16. Came across a sailor’s metal? METATARSAL
17. Seethe! BOIL
18. The monarch’s wicked! (scrofula) THE KING’S EVIL
19. Confront Otis? FACELIFT
20. Painful skeleton! SAWBONES
21. I mend! EYEPATCH
22. Screwed up? WOUND
23. Tipple for 10! SURGICAL SPIRIT
24. Help for the group? BANDAID
25. Cereal grain! CORNEA
26. A girl on each knee! PATELLA
27. Mimics consumed everything! PARACETAMOL
28. More than three mushrooms? FORCEPS
29. Mother has afterthought! MUMPS
30. Pinocchio may have had one! WOODEN HEART
31. Worry? HEADACHE
32. Very friendly! PALSY
33. Their minute measurement! THERMOMETER
34. Former beam? X-RAY
35. Is aware? NOSE
36. Trick pillow? CONCUSSION
37. Idiots! NITS
38. Coercion from tall family? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
39. Child? - No! KIDNEY
40. Conceited? VEIN
41. G.P. with knife has a try! DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
42. A pound for a bruise! (a nicker) ARNICA
43. Choice catalogue? SPECIALIST
44. The Spanish dandy? ELBOW
45. London cab! (Hackney) ACNE
46. Tamper with trap? DR. HOOK
47. Vote is binding! (poll, ties) POULTICE
48. Intellectual! EYEBROW
49. French doctors with no limits? MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES
50. Final words! APPENDIX

Our next quiz, the final one for this year, will come out mid-July, 2014, and run through the summer until the beginning of October. If you would like to reserve a copy, please send £1.50 to:


NR11 7QB
It is essential to enclose either an email address or s.a.e.

PLEASE MAKE ALL CHEQUES PAYABLE TO: MRS. A. OSGOTHORPE. You may also buy the quiz by paying £1.50 into the PayPal account associated with our email address - it’s cheaper than postage, and makes a little more for the charity.

If you have any queries, or think that you can help with selling, please contact us at:

[email protected]

St Mary's BQ11

New GK/picture quiz. Closing date 15 September. First prize £20 plus £5 Lucky Dip

Send £1 plus SAE to Charles Crosbie, 51 Sandgate, Blackpool FY4 2NA or by email for pay on entry to [email protected]

Cheques payable to St Mary's Church Hall Refurbishment Fund. Thank you
New "Colours" Quiz for 6th Chatteris Brownies
Please send £1 (chqs to 6th Chatteris Brownies) and stamped addressed envelope to Mrs Ann Smith, 87 London Road, Chatteris, Cambs., PE16 6LW
Closing Date 31 July 2014. Prize £10. 30 cryptic questions
Is the Colours" Quiz for 6th Chatteris Brownies available by email [either pay on return or pay via paypal] ?
New Quiz - Around The UK Coastline - Part 3

Quiz Sheets are now available. Prize of £10 for winning entry with runner up prize of £5 Closing date is Friday 19th December 2014

50 cryptic clues with number of letters given. Please send £1 and SAE (Cheques payable to Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre) to Mrs J Close, 1 Long Lane, West Winch, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE33 0PG or email [email protected] for a “to pay” copy.

To all of you who have already received a copy by email or by post please note that clue 40 should have a “1” between the last 2 letters.

Winner of part 2 was Mrs H Bromfield from Fife with runner up Mrs D Perkins from Norfolk. A total of £167 was raised for Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre. 125 entries were received of which 31 were all correct. Thank you for everyone’s continued support. The next quiz will have a totally different theme!
SUMMER quiz in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation. ( Closing date – 6th September, 2014. Mixture of 60 questions - 30 answers a seasonal theme, 15 questions on countries playing in the world cup and 15 questions on seasonal songs. 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 - [email protected]
Thank you for taking part in the EASTER quiz. £82 was raised for ROAF. The winners were: 1st prize – Mrs E Mudd of Scarborough. Runner up prize Mrs Angela Towler of Wisbech and prize from all entries –Mr Charles Crosbie of Blackpool.

SUMMER quiz in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation

Amendment to above post - If you would like to receive a quiz by post, please send £1 coin or cheque and SAE to Mrs C. Giffard, 91, Cecil Street, Manselton, Swansea. SA5 8QP

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