Sports and Pastimes Quiz 2016 Answers

Thursday, December 1st 2016

Once again, we are grateful to all those who purchased our quiz, and particularly to those who sent their answers in. We value all feedback, and also derive pleasure from the delight shown by some who have improved their scores since we began producing them. Apart from the winner’s prize, there was a request for a ‘wooden spoon’ prize, also!

Results submitted:
The Coopers 35
Anne and Mike Bacon 34
Mike Fenwick 34
Eileen Gibson 30
Trish Illingworth 27
Jennifer/Roger 23

We will be printing the next quiz in time for the Christmas Dinner (14th December), and it will run until the end of the year.

Pat assures us she still enjoys compiling them, and generously prints them for us, too. Many thanks Pat…our followers look forward to the next edition!

Answers to the Sports and Pastimes Quiz 2016
1 Golf
2 Archery
3 Quoits
4 Hiking
5 Water Polo
6 Darts
7 Napoleon
8 Backgammon
9 Ecarte
10 Mahjong
11 Pelota
12 Pool
13 Skateboard
14 Badminton
15 Cribbage
16 Nap
17 Numismatics
18 Baseball
19 Cricket
20 Slalom
21 Solitaire
22 Athletics
23 Philately
24 Lacrosse
25 Snooker
26 Orienteering
27 Auction Bridge
28 Walking
29 Chinese Chequers
30 Hockey
31 Table Tennis
32 Crosswords
33 Marbles
34 Football
35 Pontoon

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