Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up November 2017

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AB Editor | 10:52 Wed 01st Nov 2017 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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Welcome to the November 2017 edition of the Quizzes & Puzzles round up.

Check back to the October Quizzes and Puzzles Round Up thread to see results, thanks from setters and how much money was raised!

NOTICE: Please remember it is vital that you add contact details i.e. 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 your quiz elsewhere to AB you can just post the link to the question as an answer to this one.

Please could you post one quiz per answer to avoid confusion, thank you.

Closing in November 2017

1 Dore & Totley URC Harvest quiz, raising money for Sheffield Carers Centre. 100 mainly cryptic clues. Closing date 19th November 2017.

2 Films quiz in aid of the RAP Foundation. Closing date 20th November 2017.

3 Save The Children Wisbech. Relating to the body. Closing date 20th November 2017.

4 Summer quiz in aid of MAGPAS. 100 assorted questions in 10 relevant sections. Closing date 23rd November 2017.

5 Border Ice Rink Ladies Section - Curling. 30 cryptic clues on singers and bands from the 50's, 60's and 70's. Closing date 30 November 2017.

6 Machines and Tools Quiz for 6th Chatteris Brownies. 30 cryptic questions. Closing date 30 November 2017.

7 Board/Table Games in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Closing date 30 November 2017.

Closing in December 2017

8 Charity Music Quiz in aid of The Alan Shearer Foundation. Guess The Name Of The Music Artists From The Clues. 100 questions. Closing date 1st December 2017.

9 Christmas Quiz in aid of St Columba's Church. 24 questions mix of Christmas Carols/Songs and various questions related to Christmas. Closing date Saturday 2nd December 2017.

10 AUTUMN quiz in aid of the Romanian Aid Foundation.. Mixture of 60 questions - 30 questions with the letters UT or UM in the answer, 15 questions with answers that are things found in a house and 15 questions on TV advertisements. Closing date 9th December 2017.

11 Macmillan Cancer Support. Find the Girl's/Boy's names in these songs. 30 questions. The minimum Donation is 50p per sheet. Closing date 21st December 2017.

Closing in January 2018

12 SAVE THE CHILDREN'S Winter Quiz for Higham Ferrers Branch. 50 questions in 5 sections, varied. Donation £1. Closing Date January 10th.

13 Hammond Property Services Click on the image for this year's quiz. Closing Date January 13th.

14 The WEAPONS QUIZ in aid of Breast Cancer Care. A chance to win a £25 Garden Centre gift card. Closing Date January 14th.

15 Animal quiz in aid of Nairn hydrotherapy pool. Closing Date January 16th.

16 Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link cryptic winter quiz 2017. This year's theme: Famous People. ("How Labour leader presses his suit? (6,5)"). Closing Date January 20th.

17 Tom, Dick or Harry. Raising money for Water Aid. All answers are people/animals, real or imaginary, who are called Tom, Dick or Harry. Closing date January 31st 2018.

Closing in February 2018

18 St Mary's Church Blackpool BQ21. In aid of Hall Refurbishment. First Prize £10 plus £5 drawn at random. Closing date 9th February 2018.

19 St. Guthlac's Ladies' Guild 'buildings' Quiz. 40 clues, £1 entry and £25 prize. Closing date 28th February 2018.

20 The Pink Quiz 2017 - Find a Colour. 87 General knowledge questions all leading to a colour in the answer. Closing date 28th February 2018.

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.

If you are asking for help with a quiz, please can you ensure to include the quiz title and closing date.

Happy Quizzing!


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Fenwick Bowling Club. Supermarket Items Quiz - Price £1 from D. Shanks, 10A Crosshouse Road Kilmaurs KA3 2SA or email [email protected] Closing date 27 February 2018. Prize £15.
Chatteris Community Group.

New quiz - Come and Join Us - is out now. Closing date 31st Dec., price £1, prize £10 voucher. Cheques payable to Chatteris Community Group please.

Theme- clues to groups of people.

J Oakey
58 Westbourne Rd
PE16 6HQ
Hidden Books Game :

Closing date is not until end of Jan 2018 - so I hope not too many answers will be given just yet?
Book quiz.
Already sizeable postings in Quizzes and Puzzles.
Mumsnet usually give them away in days as well.
NEW Quiz – ‘Double F Together’ Quiz (one word answers) – in aid of Treetops Hospice Care (Registered Charity No. 519540)

30 questions – all answers are ONE WORD that contain ‘Double F Together’ e.g Spring Flower = daFFodil.
£15 Prize. Quiz available by email (pay on return) from [email protected]

or by post, send £1.(securely taped) and SAE to:

C. Cotterill,
The Cottage (opp Yew Tree Inn),

Cheques payable to Treetops Hospice Care.

Closing Date 23rd February 2018

The Winner of the £15 Prize for the ‘Blockbusters2 ‘ quiz was
E. Foxcroft, Essex. A fantastic amount of £243.00 was raised for Treetops Hospice Care, many thanks to all who contributed.

New Quiz in aid of Chatteris Community Group Wheelchair Fund. "Come & Join Us" . 40 questions give group names. Closing date 31 Dec. Price £1 + sae. Prize £10 voucher. From J. Oakey 58 Westbourne Road Chatteris Cambs PE16 6HQ. All support much appreciated.

Following the success of my last quiz – this raised £428, I have compiled another one which is on sale now. Again this is a picture quiz (pictures are all in colour) containing nursery rhymes, biscuits, parts of flags, who is hiding behind the Santa disguise and celebrity chefs/cooks, all you have to do is name them!.

If you would like to receive a copy of this quiz please send £1 (either cash or cheque – cheques need to be made payable to Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Fakenham Group)) and a stamped addressed envelope to CF Quiz, 124 Fakenham Road, Great Ryburgh, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7AG or e-mail [email protected] and you can pay when you send your quiz for marking (but if you do not send this to be marked you will still need to send payment). First prize is £25 and the closing date is 31 March 2018.
Christmas Charity Quiz - Stepping Stones Day Nursery

A Charity quiz is now available in aid of ‘Stepping Stones' Day Nursery (Registered Charity No.517073).

The quiz is a mixture of Christmas Trivia, Christmas Film and TV, Christmas Music and Pantomime, Christmas History and Christmas Pictures (Disguised Santas and Christmas Movie Screenshots)

Prizes will be awarded to the three entries with the most correct answers returned by the closing date of 5 February 2018. 1st Prize £10, 2nd/3rd Prizes Bottle of Wine (or cash equivalent). In the event of a tie winning names will be drawn out of the proverbial hat.

To obtain your copy please send £1.00 plus SAE to:

Ann Bates, Briarfield, 18 Pannatt Hill, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5DB

Cheques should be made payable to Ann Bates (or Stepping Stones). If sending cash please make sure it is well disguised inside the envelope.
Christmas Dingbats - Pendleside Hospice

A new batch of Christmas Dingbats is out!

There are 48 Dingbats in the set, all with a festive season theme.

Closes 6th January 2018

The sets are £1 per sheet - all the proceeds go to Pendleside Hospice, Burnley.

To get your Dingbats by post - send your payment (cheques payable to Pendleside Hospice) and a SSAE to:
• Mike Smith, 273 Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 4HN

To get your Dingbats online (by Paypal) - email Mike at [email protected] for the details. 14:18
Countryside Quiz
in aid of Brompton & Sawdon CP School.
Questions are cryptic and anagrams of things found in the countryside, including flora, fauna and farming etc.
PLease send a SAE and £1 to countryside quiz (A) 2 Sawdon Lane, Brompton by Sawdon, Scarborough N.Yorks YO13 9DT. If sending a cheque please make it payable to E. Mudd.
Closing date 28th March 2018.
Thank you for supporting our small village school.

ST ANDREW'S CHURCH, EPWORTH CHRISTMAS QUIZ Closing date January 5th 2018. Apologies from the compiler. Q4 should read THIS ONE BEARS A POISONOUS BLACK BERRY. Quiz available from [email protected] £1.00 payable on return or 111A Westgate, Belton 9 1PY cheques payable to St Andrew's Church Epworth PCC
Xmas Kisses. 100 Assorted questions all answers contain at least one letter x. Cut off date 14th Feb 2018.
Should you require a copy, please either send SAE and donation to Diane Wakeling 3, Lark Rise, Hardwick, Cambs CB23 7XZ or pay min. £2 via please make it clear who the donation is from & email [email protected] following payment. No asking policy applies.
in aid of
Prizes: 1st = £35, 2nd = £20, 3rd = £10.
Closing date: 16th January 2018
If you would like your entry marked and returned with the answers, please enclose a
suitably sized S.A.E., plus any donation you may wish to make, to:
St Peter’s Christmas Quiz,
Flint Lodge,
Goodworth Clatford,
Andover, SP11 7RF.

Cheques payable, please, to Goodworth Clatford P.C.C. or to Alzheimer’s Society via Flint
Lodge, or, in the latter case, via our Christmas Quiz website:
(Copies of the Quiz may also be obtained in this way.) Any contributions to either charity would
be greatly appreciated; please include a gift aid instruction if applicable.

It's a very good quiz, compiled by Andrew Graham, son of John Graham (Araucaria)

(Posted on behalf of Tilly2)
Good quiz probably one of the most difficult ever advertised here. Enjoy the challenge
Last year's was advertised here, hope lots did it or at least donated. Looking forward to the challenge.

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