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Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up September 2015

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ABAuntie | 10:27 Wed 02nd Sep 2015 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Dear All,

Here is the September 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.

For Quizzers:
If you are asking for help with a quiz, please can you ensure to include the quiz title and closing date so that members are aware of which quiz they are answering.

Happy Quizzing!

1. Scottish Islands Quiz, 25 questions - straight, slightly cryptic and anagrams, for St Columba, closing date 5th September, 2015.

2. New Quiz, Friockheim BC new B R quiz, closing date 5th September, 2015.

3. Summer Quiz, 50 varied clues, in aid of SAVE THE CHILDREN, HIGHAM FERRERS, closing date 10th September, 2015.

4. Summer Quiz, 60 mixed questions, in aid of The Romanian Aid Foundation, closing date 12th September, 2015.

5. New Quiz, 99 varied clues, in aid of CREDITON LIONS, closing date 14th September, 2015.

6. New Quiz, a mix of anagrams and summer related questions, in aid of Honiton Library Friends Group, closing date 14th September, 2015.

7. On The Farm Quiz, in aid of The RAP Foundation, closing date 15th September, 2015.

8. Fruit and veg Quiz, closing date extended, closing date 16th September, 2015.

9. ON THE MENU Quiz, 8 fun and cyptic questions to find what's on the menu, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 26th September, 2015.

10. New Quiz, General knowledge quiz, in aid of The Compassionate Friends, closing date 30th September, 2015.

11. Lovely Lepidoptera Quiz, 60 clues about butterflies and moths, in aid of NEW RADCLIFFE ANIMAL SHELTER, closing date 30th September, 2015.

12. Creatures No 7 Quiz, 30 animal related clues, in aid of NEW RADCLIFFE ANIMAL SHELTER, closing date 30th September, 2015.

13. New Summer Quiz, 100 cryptic clues with answers giving names of musicals, in aid of St James Church Spilsby, closing date 30th September, 2015.

14. Find The Lady Quiz, 40 clues to female names, in aid of Chatteris Community Group, closing date 30th September, 2015.

15. A Proper Charlie Quiz, 50 mixed clues all leading to an answer that includes variations on Charles, Charlotte, Chas, in aid of Eden Breast Care Unit, closing date 30th September, 2015.

16. United States of America Quiz, 49 clues, in aid of St Oswald's Crowle, closing date 30th September, 2015.

17. New Quiz, 30 cryptic clues on breeds of dogs, in aid of Pets As Therapy charity, closing date 30th September, 2015.

18. Musical Instruments Quiz, 30 cryptic questions, in aid of 6th Chatteris Brownies, closing date 30th September, 2015.

19. Plant World Quiz, 30 questions, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, closing date 30th September, 2015.

20. New Quiz, 100 assorted questions - How Does Your Garden Grow quiz, in aid of the Agincourt 600th anniversary celebrations in Erpingham, Norfolk, closing date 10th October, 2015.

21. Characters in Musicals Quiz, 25 cryptic questions, in aid of The Gladstone Court Knit & Natter Perth charity projects, closing date 8th October, 2015.

22. DOUBLE LETTERS J - M Quiz, in aid of MAGPAS, closing date 17th October, 2015.

23. Nursery Rhyme Characters Quiz, 30 questions with a clue to the character, in aid of Nairn Hydrotherapy Pool, closing date 20th October, 2015.

24. Weather Songs Quiz, 30 Song Titles - all answers weather related, in aid of Treetops Hospice (Regd Charity No. 519540), closing date 23rd October, 2015.

25. Blesma Quiz, all answers are place names in Great Britain, additional info here, in aid of Blesma (formerly known as British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association), closing date 31st October, 2015.

26. New Quiz, 75 varied clues, in aid of the Friends of Rufford Old Hall, closing date 31st October, 2015.

27. Television Quiz, cryptic clues, in aid of Shelterbox Charity, closing date 31st October, 2015.

28. What’s in a name? Quiz, raising money for Water Aid, closing date 14th November, 2015.

29. New Quiz, 90 varied clues, to raise funds for Sibsey Bowls Club, closing date 30th November, 2015.

30. Gemstones And Adornments Quiz, 50 clues, in aid of Supporters of Southgates Medical (SOSMC), closing date 11th December, 2015.

31. New Quiz no 10, 60 varied clues, update here, in aid of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team, closing date 31st December, 2015.

32. Pen and Ink Quiz, in aid of Rushden Childrens Society, closing date 31st December, 2015.

33. Relatively Speaking Quiz, New Pink Quiz 2015, raising funds for Breast Cancer Research at Lincoln Hospital, closing date 31st January, 2016.

34. Picture Quiz, Various pictures to be named, rasing money for Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Fakenham Group), closing date 1st February, 2016.

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Results of St Columba's Scottish Islands Quiz 189 entries were received, 99 were correct. The winner drawn by Dean Alison was Mrs J Gibbons, Nottingham. £155 was raised for Church Funds. Thank you to everyone who took part.
16:53 Sat 19th Sep 2015
On The Cards - quiz in aid of Cats Protection (Moray Branch).

60 questions - cryptic, general knowledge and anagrams - all the answers are, or contain, either the name of a card game or a connection to cards.

Closing date 31st December, 2015

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 Saturday Night at the Movies quiz (£10), drawn from 18 all-correct answer sheets, was Mrs L. Porter from Tring and the random entry prize (£5) went to Mrs G. Wickes from Cornwall.

This quiz raised £132 for Cats Protection (Moray) - a very big thank you to everyone who took part.
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Here's one from The OB,

New Quiz

My thanks to everyone who participated in my recent "Garden" quiz for Chatteris In Bloom.

63 entries were returned, of which, 43 were all correct & £100 was raised- thanks also go to those people who made extra donations- it was much appreciated.

The winner, Drawn at random was Mrs Jenny Hadingham of Market Rasen Lincs & her £10 prize is winging its way to her now.

I have now created a new quiz with money going to The Royal British Legion- Chatteris Branch, for our Poppy Appeal this year. The quiz theme is centered around the RBL & Armed Forces.

Sheets are £1. £10 prize for winner. either send SAE to:

Tina Prior The Old Bakery, 3 Market Hill, Chatteris, Cambs PE16 6BB

OR email: [email protected]

Please make cheques payable to: Royal British Legion- CHATTERIS Branch

Closing date 30/11/2015
Friockheim BC new L C quiz
50p from David Balfour, 30 Guthrie St,
Friockheim,DD11 4SY or email pay on return
From [email protected] closing date Sat 6 February 2016
Winner of B R quiz Elizabeth Smith Lybster, Caithness
Scratch card to Les Rendal Devonand Joan Caplen Hants.
Results of St Columba's Scottish Islands Quiz
189 entries were received, 99 were correct.
The winner drawn by Dean Alison was Mrs J Gibbons, Nottingham.
£155 was raised for Church Funds.
Thank you to everyone who took part.
Christmas Quiz. St Columba's Church 27 questions 4 sections linkwords, anagrams, initials, 2 words beginning with C. Please note question 1 in the anagrams should say 2 words for the answer, my apologies. £10 for first correct entry drawn plus (as its Christmas) 2 x £5 prizes drawn from all entries right and wrong after closing date - Saturday 5th December 2015. Available by email as Word document (pay on return) from [email protected] 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
From Capel le Ferne Village hall. 50 questions on Sports.
Closing date November 6. £1 + SAE. From Cherry Leppard 29 Albany Road, Capel le Ferne, Folkestone Kent. CT18 7LH
Juliesy:
Is the Capel Le Ferme quiz available by email by purchasing online or pay on return basis ?
New quiz available called " Musical Movies" in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
30 questions. Closing date for entries 30th November 2015. 50pence per quiz.
Available by e-mail - [email protected] or by post to : Jeanette Gibson, 7, Cairns Park, New Alyth, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. PH11 8PA.
AUTUMN quiz in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation. (www.roaf.org) Closing date –9th December, 2015. Mixture of 60 questions - 30 questions with colours in the answer, 15 clues on similes and 15 clues with consecutive letter answers. 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 - [email protected]
Thank you for taking part in the SUMMER quiz. £85 was raised for ROAF. The winners were: 1st prize –Mr J. Sellars from Boston, Lincs. Runner up prize Mrs A. Manley from Swansea and prize from all entries –Mrs W. Sargerson from Beverley, Yorks.
NEW QUIZ in aid of RAP Foundation.
The theme is SPORTS.

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

Also available by email from:
[email protected]

The price is ONLY 50p ( Cheques made payable to The RAP Foundation).

Closing date is 13th December 2015.
It would be very much appreciated if help is not requested from internet sites until December.

Thanks to everyone who supported the ON THE FARM QUIZ.
The winner was J. Bullus of Somerset.
The total raised for the charity was £127.50.
Thanks for your continued support.
It means a great deal to a small charity.

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