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Quizzes & Puzzles Round Up October 2016

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AB Editor | 14:26 Wed 05th Oct 2016 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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We have a whole new set of Quizzes for you this October.

Check back to the September Quizzes and Puzzles Round Up thread to see quiz and puzzle results updates, 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 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.

New Quizzes And Puzzles October 2016

Ending in October

11 Friockheim BC new F.F. quiz closing date Sat 1 October

12 New Quiz (BQ17) for St Mary's Church, Blackpool. Closing date 1 October.

13 New Macmillan Cancer Support Quiz, "Around the World" This a quiz of 48 fun and cyptic questions to solve to find the names of various places around the world. Closing date is 01/10/16

14 NEW QUIZ in aid of The RAP Foundation. The theme is SCHOOL DAYS. Closing date is 9th October 2016

15 NEW Castles Quiz. Closing 14th October 2016.

16 Wildlife In Scotland Charity quiz for the Scottish Wildlife Trust with £100 in prizes. Theme is simply 'Wildlife in Scotland'. Entrance fee £1. Closing date 15th October 2016.

17 CRIMES QUIZ IN AID OF NAIRN HYDROTHERAPY POOL 30 mixed questions - all answers are a type of crime. Closing date is Tuesday 18th October 2016.

18 BRAND NAMES & UK PLACES QUIZ in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. 50 cryptic Brand Name questions & 50 cryptic UK Place Name questions. Closing date: 29th October 2016

19 Blesma Quiz 2016 - British Place NamesOnce again, in this year's quiz, all of the answers are the names of places in Great Britain and the closing date is 31st October, 2016. A prize of £50 will be awarded to the person submitting the highest number of correct answers (paid out of the author's own pocket, so that all monies go to Blesma).

20 Buxton Mountain Rescue Quiz 11 60 questions Cryptic/General Knowledge/Anagrams of place names in British Isles containing a weight or a measurement. Closing date 31st October 2016.

21 30 cryptic clues on Herbs and Spices. Coldstream Community News quiz. Closing date 31st October 2016.

Pairs Quiz 2 for The Village Hall at Heage. Closing date 31st October 2016. The answers are all pairs of words. They might be phrases, sayings, people, places, songs, pop bands, anything at all! The first letter of each word is given and the number of letters – e.g. B_ _ _ _ _ & R_ _ _ _ (Batman & Robin). The answers are in alphabetical order.

Shopping Spree for Items beginning with P. Closing date 31st October 2016.

Millom & Broughton Agricultural Show Beginning with N & O, answer are Cumbrian/nature-ish themed. Closing date 31st October 2016

Closing in November

22 DOUBLE T in aid of MAGPAS. All clues require 2 words for the answer, both beginning with letter T. Cut off date 5th November 2016.

Feed the Birds quiz in aid of Cerebral Palsy Cumbria. Closing date 17 Nov 2016.

Guys and Dolls, Gangsters and Molls. Raising money for Water Aid. The answers may be people who are real or fictitious. Some answers are more obviously gangsters than others. Closing date 25th November 2016.

23 Latest Rainbow Charity puzzle - "Mixed Doubles" is available. It is an entertaining set of 100 clues with a devious mix of cryptic and general knowledge. Closing date 30 November.

Name the Trees. 45 questions. Closing date 30 November.

Closing in December

Pantomimes and Christmas Quiz in aid of St Columba's Church Funds 28 mixed questions. Closing date of Saturday 3rd December 2016. (Please see link for correction re: no.16) 24 Rushden Childrens Society Autumn Quiz 'Waterlogged' Closing date 31 December 2016.

Closing in January 2017

25 New Pink Quiz 2016. "In More Than One Direction", for Breast Cancer Research at Lincoln Hospital. Closing Date: 31st January, 2017.

2016 Winter Quiz Save The Children Higham Ferrers. 50 questions in 5 categories. Closing date January 10th 2017

Closing in March 2017

Cystic Fibrosis Trust Picture Quiz This is a picture quiz (pictures are all in colour) containing cakes, drinks, children’s characters and flowers, all you have to do is name them! Closing date is 31 March 2017.

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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New Quiz

Friockheim BC new L.P. quiz
50p from David Balfour, 30 Guthrie St,
Friockheim,DD11 4SY or email pay on return
From [email protected] closing date Sat 3rd December
Winners of last quiz was Lorna Paterson,Tillicoultry Scratch cards drawn from all entries went to Mrs V Piper
Hamworthy Devon and Miss H Moulton Dresingham, Norfolk,
Chatteris Community Group Quiz

New quiz out now,"In the office" price £1 from J. Oakey 58 Westbourne Road Chatteris Cambs PE16 6HQ plus sae. Cheque payable to Chatteris Community Group please. Prize £10 voucher. Closing date 31 December.
Not available by email.
The theme is FRUIT & VEG.
Copies can be obtained from:

Y. Lind
16 MacDiarmid Road

Also available by email from:
[email protected]

The price is ONLY 50p (cheques made payable to The RAP Foundation).
To avoid the Christmas post, the closing date is 15h January 2017.
It would be much appreciated if help is not requested on internet sites before 6th January 2017.

Thanks to everyone who entered the School Days Quiz..
The winner was Mrs H. McLeod of Birnie.
The final total raised was £119.50.
Your continued support is very much appreciated.

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Crime Quiz In Aid Of Breast Cancer Care

Thank you to everyone that entered the Crime Quiz.

I am pleased to announce that the winner is

Mrs Hennessey from Sidcup.


THE NEW QUIZ, FUNITURE QUIZ in aid of Breast Cancer Care is ready
and I will be sending out over the next couple of days. One can also
request it from [email protected] £1 per sheet, the
closing date is the 16th of December 2016.
if you are on line, there is no need to send an S.A.E as I always send
the answers along with the latest quiz, just keep a copy of your entry.
If you are not on line then yes, please send an S.A.E.
14:00 Wed 19th Oct 2016

To above Furniture quiz

25 - Letter count is 4 and not 5 as on the sheet.

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Furniture Quiz In Aid Of Breast Cancer Care

Our latest quiz FURNITURE QUIZ in aid of Breast Cancer Care

Your chance to win a £25 Marks and Spencer Gift Card

£1 per sheet, to request a sheet, please contact

[email protected] If you are on e-mail, there is no need
to send an s.a.e. as I always send the answers along with the latest quiz that way, there is a saving on stamps and envelopes. Closing date 16th December 2016

PLEASE NOTE, the word count for Question 25 should be 4 NOT 5
17:38 Fri 21st Oct 2016
Results of Crimes Quiz in aid of Nairn Hydrotherapy Pool
203 entries were received 27 were correct. £214 was raised for physio and hydro equipment. The winner of the £10 prize drawn by the Physiotherapist was J Hadingham, Lincs. As so many entrants are loyal supporters of our quizzes it was decided, as a one off, to have 10 runner up prizes of our 2017 Pocket Diary. These prizes were drawn from all entries received regardless of whether they were right or wrong. The winners drawn by the Physiotherapist were: S Batch, Kettering, H Hooker, Comrie, J Shorter, Clitheroe, L Ross, Nairn, P Gordon, Nairn, L Davidson, Nairn, B Morinaud, Nairn, C Grant, Rogartal, M McIntosh, Nairn
Colourful Birds Quiz in aid of Nairn Hydrotherapy Pool.
30 mixed questions, all answers contain a colour. The closing date is Tuesday 17th January 2017. £10 prize for first correct entry drawn after the closing date plus as its the first quiz of 2017 there will be 2 x £5 prizes drawn from all entries received right or wrong. Available by email (pay on return) from [email protected] or send £1 cash or cheque (if paying by cheque please make payable to Nairn Hydrotherapy Pool)
Miss M MacDonald
Glencawdor Cottage
Mill Road
IV12 5EP
The Village Hall At Heage Picture Quiz

New picture quiz available, closing date 15th January 2017. 120 pictures to identify (logos, faces, characters, paintings). Cost £1 plus either email address or SAE for return of the quiz to Mrs. V. Newey, 21 Spanker Lane, Nether Heage, Derbyshire DE56 2AT. Alternatively, you can pay £1.25 online via PayPal and have the quiz emailed to you. My PayPal account can be found at [email protected]. Please drop me a note to let me know you’ve paid to make sure, please. All proceeds in aid of The Village Hall at Heage (registered charity 1094264).

Dear Editor,
Could you very kindly mention this year's cryptic "Town Centre" quiz in aid of Hastings Sierra Leone? 70 clues about shops, traders, features and characters to be found in the High Street. Modest cash prizes. Closes 20th January 2017. Send £1 (coin or cheque made out to HSLFL) to Hon Sec, Oaklands, Rock Lane, Hastings TN35 4NY to have the quiz sheet emailed to you. Proceeds to health centre & schools work of Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link (reg charity no. 1127137).
Christmas Dingbats in aid of Pendleside Hospice

48 Dingbats on a Christmas theme.

Closing Date: 6th January 2017

Prize: £30

For an emailed copy send £1.25 by PayPal to [email protected]


For a hardcopy send £1 and a SSAE to Mike Smith, Mount Sorrel, 273 Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 4HN. Cheques payable to Pendleside Hospice.
Knit and Natter for Charity Perth.Please email [email protected] for our latest quiz and answers for the Xmas quiz that ended on 16th December. New quiz is Easter themed, 26 questions, cost 50p, and prize drawn from all correct entries will be £20.Closing date 31st March 2017. For postal copies send sae to Kate Clark, 8a Myrtle Road, Scone, PH2 6QY. Facebook page is Knit & Natter for Charity, Perth. Thank you to all who support us and we wish everyone a Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year.

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