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Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up December 2014

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ABAuntie | 12:02 Mon 01st Dec 2014 | 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 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.

Merry Christmas, Happy Saint Nicolas' Day and enjoy Hanuka everyone!

1. Cakes Quiz, fundraising for Free Cakes for Kids (Sheffield), closing date 5th December 2014.

2. Christmas Quiz, 28 questions in 4 sections, in aid of St Columba's Church, closing date 6th December 2014.

3. Autumn Quiz, 60 mixed questions. An ammendment here, in aid of Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org), closing date 6th December 2014.

4. New Quiz, 100 Cryptic questions, answers are names of wildflowers and plants, in aid of St James' Church, Spilsby, closing date 15th December 2014.

5. TT Quiz, in aid of Friockheim B C, closing date 13th December 2014.

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

7. Picture Quiz, general knowledge clues, in aid of Blackpool St Mary's, Spilsby, closing date 20th December 2014.

8. "Bag It" Quiz, 40 answers are types of bag, in aid of Chatteris Community Group, closing date 31st December 2014.

9. Picture Quiz, 120 pictures of of logos, faces, cartoon characters and landmarks, in aid of The Village Hall at Heage, closing date 31st December 2014.

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

11. Autumn Quiz, in aid of Rushden Children's Society, closing date 31st December 2014.

12. New Quiz, mixed sections, in aid of ST MARYS CHURCH MISSION FUNDS, closing date 31st December 2014.

13. QUE Quiz, All answers have QUE at the beginning, in aid of St Oswald's Crowle, closing date 31st December 2014.

14. Quick Quiz, 35 cryptic clues, in aid of Malvern Save the Children, closing date 31st December 2014.

15. New Winter Quiz, in aid of SAVE THE CHILDREN HIGHAM FERRERS BRANCH, closing date 10th January 2015.

16. New Quiz, Hammond Property services Quiz, donations to Childline, closing date 10th January 2015.

17. Logo Quiz, 180 logo's to identify, in aid of the Alzheimer's Society, closing date 10th January 2015.

18. Winter Quiz, in aid of The RAP Foundation, closing date 11th January 2015.

19. Gallopers and Horses Quiz, 30 GK clues plus 30 pics, in aid of the Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 14th January 2015.

20. Creatures No. 4 Quiz, 30 GK clues relating to animals, in aid of the Radcliffe Animal Shelter, closing date 14th January 2015.

21. NHS themed Quiz, 70 cryptic questions, in aid of health centre in Hastings Village in Sierra Leone, now hit by ebola, closing date 15th January 2015.

22. New Quiz, in aid of Magpas, closing date 15th January 2015.

23. Christmas Pantomime Quiz, in aid of St George's Church, closing date 18th January 2015.

24. Music in the Theatre Quiz, in aid of South Creake Church Bells, closing date 20th January 2015.

25. Christmas Quiz, mixture of Christmas Trivia, Christmas Movies, Pantomimes and Pictures, In aid of ‘Stepping Stones Playgroup' (Registered Charity #517073), closing date 30th January 2015.

26. Food and Drink Quiz, 32 questions, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 30th January 2015.

27. The Pink Quiz, Theme "if the cap fits" 80 clothing questions, in aid of Breast Cancer Research, United Lincolnshire Trust. Charity No. 1058065, closing date 31st January 2015.

28. Down on The Farm Quiz, 100 cryptic clues, in aid of Kirkcaldy Art Club (Registered Scottish Charity number SCO 37822), closing date 31st January 2015.

29. Four of a Kind Quiz, in aid of TRIP Community Transport, Honiton, Devon, closing date 31st January 2015.

30. Link Word Quiz, 30 links to solve, in aid of 2nd Coldstream Girl Guides, closing date 31st January 2015.

31. Colourful Characters Quiz, 60 questions with a colour in the answer, raising money for Water Aid, closing date 31st January 2015.

32. Animal World Quiz, 60 mixed clues, in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch), closing date 31st January 2015.

33. Colours & Shades Quiz, 30 questions, in aid of Treetops Hospice (Regd. Charity No. 519540), closing date 20th February, 2015.

34. Food Quiz, 40 clues, in aid of St. Guthlac's Ladies' Guild, closing date 18th March, 2015.

35. New Quiz, in aid of LIGUSA CROSSROADS ( www.ligusa.org.uk), closing date Easter 2015.

And finally can we find this person? Uncle Robin is looking for someone who has requested a quiz sheet but not supplied an address.

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Macmillan Cancer Support quiz called Christmas Hits. closing date 30th November 2014 . Just to let everyone know that this quiz raised £212.00 . The Winner out of all correct entries received, was Jo Willcocks from Exeter. Thank you to all who took part and helped to raise the above amount. New quiz now available. called" Food and Drink" closing date 30th...
15:36 Thu 04th Dec 2014
Macmillan Cancer Support Quiz. New quiz is now also available on a pay on return called Food and Drink. 50p donation . macquizzes@gmail.com
Quizzes for Charity have a Xmas/New Year Quiz in aid of The Williams Syndrome Foundation and First Step. Closing date is February 1st. 100 questions, puzzles and pictures. First Prize of £100. Spot Prizes too. For a quiz, send £5 (Payable to QfC) to QfC, 38 Cambridge Road, Sandy, Beds SG19 1JF. The quiz can be sent via email if address is provided.
Homophones quiz e.g. expensive elk: dear deer: 100 questions in aid of Tools for Self-Reliance, registered charity number 280437. £1 entry, £10 prize, closing date 12th January 2015. Quiz sheets from jeanne.clark@btinternet.com pay on return.
Century of Questions Quiz, 100 questions covering each of the last 100 years! In aid of Honiton Library Friends, £1 a copy. Prize: £20.00 cash. Please send an SAE with £1 entry fee to: A Century of Questions, c/o Honiton Library, 48-50 New Street, Honiton, EX14 1BS. Closing date: 24/1/15
A Merry Christmas 2014 - in aid of MAGPAS
Closing date 15th Jan 2015 All answers are Christmas songs...
I will ask again, not that it is respected, 'no asking publicly on internet sites please' Google etc as much as you like but I prefer the answers not to be shared between applicants, and this will avoid all the nasty comments.
Should you like a copy please either send SAE and donation £2 to Diane Wakeling, 3 Lark Rise Hardwick Cambs CB23 7XZ or send £2 donation via just giving http://www.justgiving.com/Diane-Wakeling1/ then request copy via email from quizmouse@hotmail.co.uk.
Many thanks
Question Author
Hi quizmouse,

Your Christmas quiz is already in the round up, you do not need to add it again.

It is number 22 :-)

auntie xxx
Macmillan Cancer Support quiz called Christmas Hits. closing date 30th November 2014 . Just to let everyone know that this quiz raised £212.00 . The Winner out of all correct entries received, was Jo Willcocks from Exeter. Thank you to all who took part and helped to raise the above amount. New quiz now available. called" Food and Drink" closing date 30th January 2015.
I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year.
Latest North East Fife Liberal Democrats quiz; this time all the answers begin with 'F'. £2 entry, cheques payable to 'North East Fife Liberal Democrats'. Closing date 19th January 2015. Contact: Jane Ann Liston, 5 Whitehill Terrace, Largo Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 8RN, e-mail janeann@louisxiv.co.uk
Proverbially Speaking

Thank you to everyone for supporting this quiz.

There were 30 all correct entries. After a draw the winner was A. Ashenhurst.

£68 was raised for the local breast-care unit. This brings the total raised since the beginning of the year to £900 from the sale of quizzes and a couple of coffee mornings. This money will be put to good use by my local hospital to provide support for patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Thank you for your ongoing support. I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year.


Wood Green The Animals Charity 1st Community Quiz.
Cryptic cartoons, number puzzles and Dingbats!
If you enjoy puzzles or quiz sheets, why not buy a copy of our fantastic new Community Quiz sheet. Fun for you whilst also helping the animals in our care and the chance to win a £20 shopping voucher.
If you would like to buy a copy of the quiz for just £1 + p&p or £1 via email, then please email us at community@woodgreen.org.uk or call 0844 248 8181 x 1298 to arrange payment by card. You could also purchase extra copies to include in Christmas Cards and share the fun.

Copies are also available to purchase in the retail shop at our Godmanchester Centre, reception at our Heydon and London centres and in our thrift shops.
Closing date Friday 9th January 2015.
NEW CRYPTIC QUIZ, in aid of my son's World Challenge Expedition. Landmarks and Locations - 100 Questions. £50 first prize. Closing Date 9th Jan 2015. Available from r.brown11@btinternet.com
St Columba’s Christmas Quiz

Thank you to everyone who took part in this quiz.
172 entries were received, 60 were all correct.
£149.50 was raised for Church Funds – many thanks for helping us reach this sum.
The winners drawn by The Very Rev A Simpson:
£10 Mrs Towler, Cambs
£5 Mrs Taylor, Nairn and S. Smith, Carlisle.

A Merry Christmas and a Peaceful Happy New Year to you all.
St Columba's Church Fundraising Quiz
Fruit Quiz
25 questions, straight, slightly cryptic
£10 for first correct entry drawn after closing date: Saturday 7th March 2015

Available by email as Word document (pay on return) from margaret@fairycats.plus.com

Or send 50p cash or cheque (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


Also Available:
Motorsport Quiz
20 questions about the world of Motorsport.
St Columba’s is sending Matthew Baldie, one of our young members to Quebec in Summer 2015 as part of the Companion Relationships – this is focused on sharing hospitality, culture, worship and prayer support. Our Church is sponsoring Matthew to go to Quebec and is involved in helping him raise £600 to do that. He has compiled this quiz as a way of raising funds.
Quiz available by email (pay on return - cash or cheques made payable to St Columba's Church, no stamps please) from matthew.71@tiscali.co.uk
Motorsport Quiz
Question 14 should read 1994 not 1997
Who's Cooking Dinner? Quiz

In aid of local breast care unit.
Mixed clues – some cryptic, some straight, some anagrams. All answers are famous ‘foodies’, their restaurants or famous food brands. Plus a menu/list of ingredients or dishes.
Available from S Smith 62 Housesteads Rd, Carlisle, CA2 7XG or by email from sallysquiz@yahoo.co.uk
Closing date 31 January 2015. Minimum donation £1. Cheques payable to S.Smith
£10 prize to winner drawn from all correct entries.

People who returned previous quiz should now have already received a copy of this quiz. Unfortunately there are two amendments. Qu4 should read HI PRISON SO EGG. Qu27 should read LILL AS NON WAGE.
New Quiz for AYLSHAM FIRST RESPONDERS. 50 cryptic clues, dance theme. Payment £1.50 by Paypal to: annaosgo@gmail.com or cheque, payable to Mrs. A. Osgothorpe, Keep Moat, The Street, Erpingham, Norfolk NR11 7QB. It is essential to enclose s.a.e. or email address
Friockheim BC new PS quiz
50p from David Balfour, 30 Guthrie St,
Friockheim,DD11 4SY or email pay on return
From friock46@hotmail.co.uk
Winner of T T quiz was Mrs Jane Head, Dereham
Scratch cards went to Margaret Rae,Mayfield and
Graeme Torrie Marywell by Arbroath
closing date 7 March 2015


CHRISTMAS quiz in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org) Closing date –7th March, 2015. Mixture of 60 questions - 30 answers on carols, 15 questions on people and 15 questions on anniversaries in 2014. 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. Quizzes available from Mrs C. Giffard, 91 Cecil Street, Manselton, Swansea. SA5 8QP. 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 AUTUMN quiz. £63 was raised for ROAF. The winners were: 1st prize –Dorothea Richards of Dumfries. Runner up prize Brian Stone of Crawley and prize from all entries –K Lyne of Warrington.
Norfolk-Lass

New Quiz Available- Quiz No 14 -Animal Breeds

50 cryptic clues with number of letters given. Closing Date 26th June 2015. Please send £1 and SAE (Cheques payable to Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre or SOSMC) to Mrs J Close, 1 Long Lane, West Winch, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE33 0PG or email jclose@tesco.net for a “to pay” copy. Please note that I respectfully ask that no clues or answers are requested on the internet. If this offends anyone then I am sorry.

Quiz No 13 - Around the UK coastline part 3. Winner was Mrs J Richardson from Northampton with runner up Mrs D Humble from York winning £10 and £5 respectively. £267 raised for Supporters of Southgates Medical Centre. All SAEs were posted out yesterday with a copy of the new quiz. Thank you for your continued support.
14:37 Tue 30th Dec 2014
Question Author
Motorsport Quiz
20 questions about the world of Motorsport.
Motor Sport Quiz
St Columba’s is sending Matthew Baldie, one of our young members to Quebec in Summer 2015 as part of the Companion Relationships – this is focused on sharing hospitality, culture, worship and prayer support. Our Church is sponsoring Matthew to go to Quebec and is involved in helping him raise £600 to do that. He has compiled this quiz as a way of raising funds.
Quiz available by email (pay on return - cash or cheques made payable to St Columba's Church, no stamps please) from matthew.71@tiscali.co.uk.

Correction here: Motorsport Quiz Question 14 should read 1994 not 1997

Just separating these two quizzes for clarity :-) and I can't see the closing date either.

auntie xxx

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