Christmas Quiz

The answers for the 2021 Christmas quiz and fundraiser can now be seen below.

Titled, Green and Pleasant Land: English Towns and Cities, the 50 question quiz provided you with a nice challenge over the Festive Season!

1. Takes the initiative, it’s said (5)    LEEDS

2. Arnold’s school game (5)    RUGBY

3. Mr Piggott is announced (9)    LEICESTER

4. North not so good, but . . . (9)    SOUTHWELL

5. Bomber aircraft (9)    LANCASTER

6. Make a gift to Noah’s son (8)    GRANTHAM

7. Home of the cathedral imp (7)    LINCOLN

8. Make one’s mark on the township (11)    SCARBOROUGH

9. Beginning of Christmas at fictional location (9)    CAMBRIDGE

10. Separate country (10)    SUNDERLAND

11. Short street proclaims itself the way across (8)    STAMFORD

12. Hat race (5)    DERBY

13. Material on motor vehicle (8)    CARLISLE

14. From which no traveller returns, as Hamlet is heard to say? (6)    BOURNE

15. An opening for James? (8)    SIDMOUTH

16. Wandering poet meets former president (8)    BRADFORD

17. Knighted yachtsman (10)    CHICHESTER

18. Jack the novelist (6)    LONDON

19. Where the man in the moon wanted to go (7)    NORWICH

20. About eight gallons for the children of Israel (4)    BATH

21. Husks of grain served with type of sugar (10)    BRANCASTER

22. Jane’s husband (eventually) (9)    ROCHESTER

23. Small creatures conceal . . . (10)    SHREWSBURY

24.   . . . an ache steroid also conceals (7)    CHESTER

25. Grass (3)    RYE

26. Fashion that gets it right? (7)    BRISTOL

27. Betjeman’s Advent hotel (10)    DORCHESTER

28. Compiler captured by monarch and beheaded (9)    KETTERING

29. Wendy heading north? (10)    DARLINGTON

30. Instrument taken on by social group, including learner (10)    HORNCASTLE

31. Time lost when negotiating gradient (7)    READING

32. Jack has a pointer (6)    JARROW

33. Chekhov follows society involved in chase (10)    HUNSTANTON

34. GUPPHAM (9)    UPPINGHAM

35. Singing sisters’ family (8)    BEVERLEY

36. Put a spell on the meat (6)    HEXHAM

37. Cross on ring for a penny (6)    OXFORD

38. Ride briskly and hide from sight (10)    CANTERBURY

39. G? (9)    GATESHEAD

40. What sauce! (9)    WORCESTER

41. Graveyard (9)    LICHFIELD

42. Gold at end of journey found by king (4)    YORK

43. Hear witches beforehand (8)    COVENTRY

44. Freshman? (9)    NEWCASTLE

45. Fragment close at hand (6)    WHITBY

46. Arouse the competitors (9)    WAKEFIELD

47. Rifle (10)    WINCHESTER

48. River crossing at this point (8)    HEREFORD

49. Resources to draw from (5)    WELLS

50. Where the tailor lived (10)    GLOUCESTER

Congratulations to our winners!

Each entry costs £2.50 with a prize of £100.

The lucky winner will be drawn from correct entries received by Friday 14th January 2022.

Joint winners of the 2021 CPRE Rutland Christmas Quiz were Ashley Dawe of Uppingham and Irene Dale of Holmfirth.

Pictured is local winner Ashley (in the centre) receiving his winners cheque and certificate from CPRE Rutland Chair Ron Simpson BEM accompanied by Question master Philip Riley.

Please send your completed entries, together with your details, and, if necessary, a cheque payable to CPRE (RUTLAND BRANCH) to our quizmaster, Philip Riley, whose decision will be final.

His address is: Flat 5, 1 Orange Street, Uppingham, LE15 9SQ.

You can also email your completed quiz to: secretary@cprerutland.uk

Good Luck!

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