The LandWorks Charity Christmas Quiz 2016

31st January 2017

A huge thank you to all who took part in the 2016 Quiz, the total amount raised reached £1140! We are delighted to announce the winners:

Congratulations to The Totnes Constituency Labour Party who won the top £100 cash prize!

Wooden Trug – John Palmer

Magnum of champagne – Barbara Hersey

Chopping board – Richard Morton


A. General Sayings (e.g. Home is where the heart is)
1. L Is T B M Laughter is the best medicine
2. A T G I Not G All that glitters is not gold
3. T M A M Out O A M To make a mountain out of a molehill
4. A E F An E A T F A T An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
5. B C What Y W F Be careful what you wish for
6. B The D And T D B S Between the devil and the deep blue sea
7. I I B T Have L A L T N To H L A A It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all
8. H H No F L A W S Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
9. N J A B By I C Never judge a book by its cover
10. T N F Like A O F There’s no fool like an old fool

B. Animals! (e.g. To have a WHALE of a time)
1. L T C O Of T B Let the cat out of the bag
2. Y C T A Old D N T You can’t teach an old dog new tricks
3. L A F O Of W Like a fish out of water
4. D C Y C B They A H Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched
5. A P As A C M As poor as a church mouse
6. B Of A F F T Birds of a feather flock together
7. When T C A T M W P When the cat’s away the mice will play
8. To P T C A The P To put the cat among the pigeons
9. A W In S C A wolf in sheep’s clothing
10. A E Never F An elephant never forgets

C. Body parts (e.g. An army marches on its STOMACH)
1. O O S, O Of M Out of sight, out of mind
2. I T L Of T G In the lap of the gods
3. J A The H Joined at the hip
4. S A S M B My B Sticks and stones may break my bones
5. H over H I L Head over heels in love
6. A M The H G F Absence makes the heart grow fonder
7. D C O Your N T S Y F Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face
8. B I I T E Of The B Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
9. I S With M L E I spy with my little eye
10. S On T S Of G Standing on the shoulders of giants

D. Number Crunching (e.g. Lightning never strikes TWICE)
1. A P I Worth A T W A picture is worth a thousand words
2. A R B Two T A rose between two thorns
3. L Begins A F Life begins at forty
4. One T B M S One two buckle my shoe
5. O for S, T F J One for sorrow, two for joy
6. T H A B Than O Two heads are better than one
7. I T One T K O It takes one to know one
8. A S In T S N A stitch in time saves nine
9. O B Twice S Once bitten twice shy
10. B To S One Back to square one

E. Nursery Rhymes
1. J A J W U The H Jack and Jill went up the hill
2. T W A O W Who L I A S There was an old woman who lived in a shoe
3. H D D T C And T F Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle
4. L M M S on A T Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuppet
5. H D S On A W Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
6. S S Met A P Simple Simon met a pieman
7. S A S Of S Sing a song of sixpence
8. T G O D Of Y The Grand Old Duke of York
9. J S C E No F Jack Sprat could eat no fat
10. H D D T M W Up T C Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse went up the clock

F. Food and drink
1. B Home T B Bring home the bacon
2. B W M I His M Butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth
3. Out O T F P I T F Out of the frying pan, into the fire
4. The D Between C A C The difference between chalk and cheese
5. T With A P O S Take with a pinch of salt
6. A W P Never B A watched pot never boils
7. O S Short O A P One sandwich short of a picnic
8. The P O T P I In T E The proof of the pudding is in the eating
9. A A A D Keeps T D A An apple a day keeps the doctor away
10. N F All T T I C Not for all the tea in China

G. Cryptic Christmas!
1. What’s the difference between a normal alphabet and a Christmas alphabet? (4) Noel
2. Festive first lady? (9, 3) Christmas Eve
3. Backward rats (4) Star
4. Sounds like what the Queen does, darling (8) Reindeer
5. 12 o’clock weight? (8, 4) Midnight Mass
6. Viewers in London eat these (5,4) Mince Pies
7. Dogs get breathless whilst acting this out (9) Pantomine
8. A portion of a hill? (9) Partridge
9. 24 hours for Bruno and Tyson? (6,3) Boxing Day
10. Shortly Elizabeth, the French border is the little town (9) Bethlehem

We hope you had fun completing the quiz. On behalf of everyone at LandWorks, thank you for your support.

30th November 2016

Enter the LandWorks Charity Christmas Quiz 2016, while supporting a local charity you’ll be in with a chance of winning:

£100 Cash Prize!

For the winning draw from those who complete the whole quiz correctly


For the first three entries out of the hat, whether correct or not, or incomplete:

  • A LandWorks wooden trug full of seasonal vegetables grown on-site, and a Recipe Book with all recipes prepared, cooked, eaten and shared by trainees at LandWorks and/or by people in prison
  • A Magnum of Champagne
  • A beautiful fish-shaped chopping board, handcrafted at LandWorks

download the LandWorks Charity Christmas Quiz 2016Click the button above to download the quiz, print, and fill in as much as you can. Alternatively, you can collect the quiz from the LandWorks Market Garden Stall (on the gate in Dartington).

We suggest a donation of £5 (cash or cheque) to accompany your entry to the quiz.

For each £5 donation, your entry will have one allocated number in the draw (For example: a donation of £15 counts as three entries in the draw).

Please make cheques payable to ‘LandWorks’ and post your entry to:
LandWorks Quiz, Quarry Field, Dartington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EA

The closing date for entries is 15th January 2017. Winners will be informed by the end of January. The correct answers will be available on this page to view on 31st January and not before!

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