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Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up August 2014

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AB Editor | 10:28 Thu 31st Jul 2014 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

Here is the August 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.

Enjoy!!

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

2. Furniture Quiz, in aid of the RAP foundation, closing date 10th August 2014.

3. Cartoon Quiz, in aid of Children Of Fiji, closing date 24th August 2014.

4. Double B Quiz 100 clues with two word answers both beginning with B, in aid of Magpas, closing date 26th August 2014.

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Summer Quiz, 60 mixed questions, in aid of Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org), closing date 6th September 2014.

12. Scottish Castles and Palaces Quiz, 25 mixed questions, in aid of St Columba's Church, Nairn, closing date 6th September 2014.

13. River Quiz, 30 cryptic questions, in aid of Borders Water Rescue Team, closing date 10th September 2014.

14. Patchwork Quilt Quiz, a story where you fill in the blanks with types of fabrics, in aid of St. Michaels Church Shirley, closing date 10th September 2014.

15. General Knowledge Quiz, in aid of St Mary's Church Hall Refurbishment Fund, closing date 15th September.

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

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

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

19. Materials Quiz, in aid of Chatteris Community Group Medical Loans Service, closing date 30th September 2014.

20. Up For The Cup Quiz, story with Football team names, email address ammendment, in aid of local Breast-care Unit, closing date 30th September 2014.

21. Sixties and Seventies Quiz, 30 clues, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 30th September 2014.

22. Books Quiz, in aid of Breast Cancer Care, closing date 30th September 2014.

23. New Quiz, in aid of The Village Hall At Heage, closing date 30th September 2014.

24. General Knowledge Quiz, in aid of THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, closing date 30th September 2014.

25. TV Programmes Quiz, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 5th October 2014.

26. Tourist Information Quiz, cryptic clues about holidays, in aid of LIGUSA CROSSROADS ( www.ligusa.org.uk), closing date 9th Ocotber 2014.

27. On The Farm Quiz, now available by email , in aid of DebRA, closing date 14th Ocotber 2014.

28. Swinging Sixties Quiz, 30 questions all relating to the 1960s, in aid of Treetops Hospice (Regd. Charity No. 519540), closing date 24th October 2014.

29. Flower Quiz, in aid of Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers, closing date 5th November 2014.

30. Around the UK Coastline Quiz, in aid of Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre, closing date 19th December 2014.

31. Buxton Mountain Rescue Quiz 8, 60 varied clues British place names, in aid of Buxton Mountain Rescue, closing date 31st December 2014.

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Thank you to all who took part in my Nature quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support. £192.00 was raised. The Winner was Mrs D.Lindsay. Alyth Perthshire. A new quiz is now available either by post to : Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8PA. please enclose an s.a.e. Or by email on a pay on return basis -[email protected]gmail.com. Your support...
16:50 Mon 04th Aug 2014
Flowers Quiz - in aid of Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers

Hi All - Sorry, we have been made aware of an error on the Flowers Quiz for Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers - Question 9 should be 8 letters. Please pass this info onto anyone else who may be participating in this quiz.

Apologies - Polly
SAVE THE CHILDREN WISBECH QUIZ. Entry £1. Cryptic food and drink 100 questions. Please send donation and SAE to Ms M Spinks, 29 Tinkers Drove WISBECH PE13 3PQ. Closing date Sept 20th.
Something Very Fishy, in aid of Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 31st October 2014. 30 general knowledge and 30 pictures to identify. Send £1 (cheques made payable only to J. Gibbons, please)and SAE to J. Gibbons, 53 Byron Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6DY, or email [email protected]
Winning prize is £10 and there is a £5 Spot Prize drawn from all entries, completed or not.
CREATURES QUIZ NO. 3, in aid of Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 31st October 2014. 30 mixed general knowledge questions relating to animals in some way. Send 50p and SAE (or cheque only made payable to J Gibbons please) to J. Gibbons 53 Byron Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6DY, or email [email protected] One prize of £5
Copied and pasted from a post by Bluebell56 in the Ed's Blog:

Rushden Children's Society Autumn Quiz 'Hold It' is now available. Entry costs £1. Three prizes of £10. For entry forms please send cheque payable to 'Children Society' and Stamped Addressed Envelope to John Holloway, 51 Fern Road, Rushden, Northants. NN10 6AU. Closing date 31st December 2014
Thank you to all who took part in my Nature quiz for Macmillan Cancer Support. £192.00 was raised. The Winner was Mrs D.Lindsay. Alyth Perthshire. A new quiz is now available either by post to : Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8PA. please enclose an s.a.e. Or by email on a pay on return basis [email protected] Your support would be very much appreciated for this worthy cause.
28 Sounds like a pig of a quiz, Ed.
Is it possible for the name to be changed to Swinging Sixties...
Someone did ask on Ed's blog recently
Sorry I forgot to mention the name of my new quiz when I thanked all for taking part in the nature quiz. it is the sixties and seventies. For Macmillan Cancer Support Closing date 30th September 2014.
marjorygood I have received your new food or drink quiz via post. at the bottom you have other quizzes that look interesting, but you have not put your e mail address to send for them. is it possible for you to put it on here so people can support these other worth while causes
Juliesy


Link Words Quiz
From Rhodes Minnis. Find a word that links 3 words. Closing date Sept 30. 80 questions. £1 + SAE from Mrs Daphne Andrews, 31 Bedingfield Way, Lyminge, Folkestone, Kent. CT18 8JH.
Cheques payable to Rhodes Minnis Methodist Church please.
08:54 Wed 06th Aug 2014

My latest cryptic quiz is my first fundraiser for MIND - the mental health charity.

It consists of the names of 100 prominent women defined by cryptic crossword-style clues, and is available at https://www.justgiving.com/MIND-Quiz1

There is a £50 John Lewis voucher prize and the closing date is 30th September.
Friockheim BC new DD quiz
50p from David Balfour, 30 Guthrie St,
Friockheim,DD11 4SY or email pay on return
From [email protected]
Winner of BB quiz was Mrs C McDowall, Teignmouth
Scratch cards went to Dawn Odam,Nottingham and
Mrs P Gambling Norwich
Head to Toe Quiz in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch).

60 questions - cryptic, general knowledge and anagrams and all the answers are, or contain, something that can be worn (past or present).

Closing date 31st October, 2014.

Available by email (pay on return) from [email protected] or by post for £1 from: CP Quiz, c/o 10 Burnside Street, Findochty, Moray, AB56 4QW.

Please enclose s.a.e. and securely taped coin or cheque (payable to P. Arrowsmith)

The winner of the Cookery Book quiz (£10), drawn from 15 all-correct answer sheets, was Carolyn Chapple from Kirkcaldy and the random entry prize (£5) went to Mrs D Perkins of Dereham.

This quiz raised around £128 for Cats Protection (Moray) - a very big thank you to everyone who took part.
New Quiz in aid of the RAP Foundation.
The theme is Tools.

Copies can be obtained from:
Y. Lind
16 MacDiarmid Road
Heathhall
Dumfries
DG1 3RZ

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 19th October 2014.

It would be much appreciated if help is not requested on internet sites until October.

Thanks to everyone who supported the Furniture Quiz.
The winner was A. Hammond of Carlisle.
£147 was raised for the charity.
Once again a huge thank you from everyone at the charity.
Your continued support is greatly appreciated.
MATLOCK TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTERS AUXILLIARY ASSOCIATION, CAUSEWAY LANE, MATLOCK DE4 3AR 01629 583866

PRESENTS A QUIZ CALLED

KITCHEN UTENSILS AND REQUISITES (NOTE – SOME MAY NOT BE FOUND IN TODAY’S KITCHENS)

ENTRIES TO BE RETURNED BY 30TH NOVEMBER 2014


CASH PRIZE/S FOR THE WINNER/WINNERS

TWO WAYS TO GET YOUR COPY:-
SEND AN SAE TO THE ADDRESS ABOVE AND ENCLOSE £1 (MAKE CHEQUES OUT TO MTFCSAA)

OR

IF YOU HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT THIS WILL COST £1-30 (to cover the Paypal fees) but is still cheaper than sending an envelope through the post, you will need to use two stamps!
email for Paypal:- [email protected]

I am sorry I am unable to send the quiz out by email without payment.

THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK – REMEMBER THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL

Update on the 100 famous women cryptic quiz for MIND - The Mental Health Charity:

http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/Quizzes-and-Puzzles/Question1358513.html
'Ditloids' - Well a Number Quiz! In aid of St Oswald's Church , Crowle, N Lincs Closing Date September 30th 2014. Thanks to all who entered my last 'Names' quiz. £90 for the Funds much appreciated. Winners in Gloucestershire and Scotland. E-mail me if you would like the 'Names' and/or my new Quiz. [email protected] Thank you
Never remember everything! Numbers Quiz for St Oswald's Church, Crowle. Cost £1.00. Cheques payable to St Oswald's Church PCC or send £1.00 coin with entry Prizes £10 and 2 x £5. Quiz available by e-mail [email protected] or from 111A Westgate, Belton DN9 1PY [ CD 30.9.2014 ]
FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD QUIZ - I still have quite a few quizzes to sell to reach my target, so I am extending the closing date slightly - it will now be Monday 29 September.
FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD QUIZ 50 questions - Mild cryptic and trivia. Answers all contain a food item. In aid of The Leprosy Mission; Tender Heart.

£1 cash or cheque (made out to F BALL) plus sae to: FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD QUIZ, c/o Brian Ball, The Leprosy Mission, Goldhay Way, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5GZ.
Also available by email via Paypal – cost £1.40p to cover PayPal charges. Copy and paste the link into your browser.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_xclick&business=bertielamb72%40gmail%2ecom&lc=GB&item_name=Food%20Glorious%20Food%20Quiz%20Payment&;amp;item_number=FGF&amount=1%2e40&currency_code=GBP&;button_subtype=services&;bn=PP%2dBuyNowBF%3abtn_buynowCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted

Original Closing date: Monday 15 Sept 2014, now Monday 29 September 2014
Thanks, Freda.
NE Fife Liberal Democrats - Second series, 'E'

Latest NE Fife LibDem quiz. 50 questions, answers all begin with 'E'. Closing date 29th September. Cheques payable to NE Fife Liberal Democrats; e-mail [email protected]

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