Eradication of Polio & Malaria Quiz

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QUIZ ANSWERS

 

NB. An alternative answer has been accepted for Q31 -  RODEN – because of an error in the original version which stated that the answer consisted of 5 letters.

 

Our thanks to all who took part. 3 entries achieved a score of 38 and the final order of winners was determined by means of a witnessed draw on 14th January. The competition has raised over £180.

No.

Clue

 

Answer

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1

Sounds like your reaction to an insect bite. (6)

ITCHEN

 

 

2

Ask the magician to detail tricks that must be changed in this National Park. (4-8)

LAKE DISTRICT

 

 

3

Presumably this one will never work. (6)

DUDDON

 

 

4

When walking this river bank wear the Gentleman’s jacket. (5)

TWEED

 

 

5

Maybe there are some hot termites on this river. (5)

OTTER

 

6

Nerves may be shaken when crossing this river. (6)

SEVERN

 

7

Spend a penny here? (4)

LOOE

 

 

8

What you might have done in Q7. (6)

PIDDLE

 

 

9

Criminals didn’t like hanging around here. (6)

TYBURN

 

 

10

A mountain striding edge by any other name. (8)

TORRIDGE

 

11

The crafty cockney might throw one here. (4)

 

DART

 

12

After a shaving cut rearrange your neck swab before walking this river. (8)

WANSBECK

 

 

13

We heard some underwent an East Midlands flow. (7)

DERWENT

 

14

Sounds like the wild animals are under control. (5)

TAMAR

 

15

Was it here that Oliver asked for a mixture of the school-swill dinner? (12-5)

LINCOLNSHIRE

WOLDS

 

16

Fickle pleas might change what we heard atop this mount. (7-4)

SCAFELL PIKE

 

17

Sounds like it was on this river that Long John Silver found Captain Flint? (7)

PARRETT

 

18

On this mountain the senior gentleman of fraud is 100. (3-3-3-2-8)

THE OLD MAN OF

CONISTON

 

19

Perhaps on this river the café serves a variety of rogue teas. (5-4)

GREAT OUSE

 

 

20

It seems the dunce is absent from the bureau. (3)

ESK

 

21

No thick squalls form up along this range. (8-5)

QUANTOCK HILLS

 

 

22

Sounds like the black bird was hatched on this river. (12)

RAVENSBOURNE

 

 

23

Very posh-sounding affirmative heard on this river. (3)

YAR

 

 

24

She awaits bent reorganisation for this stretch of water. (13)

BASSENTHWAITE

 

25

Presumably the French call theirs the pretty river. (6)

COQUET

 

26

The zephyr hesitates at this stretch of water. (10)

WINDERMERE

 

 

27

It won’t be long before some waterfall eventually flows fast on this river. (5)

LEVEN

 

 

28

Female swans take doctors’ orders to get the range right. (8)

PENNINES

 

29

Change the freehold without the food factor to own this river. (7)

HELFORD

 

30

“’twas the girl in coral lipstick who backwards fell” (6)

PILLAR

 

 

31

The lovable rodent lost his tail before changing. (6)

THAMES

 

32

Maybe this is where Lord B. P. found a nicer troop leader. (6-5)

KINDER SCOUT

 

33

Perhaps we should dine at a form of ranch table up there. (10)

BLENCATHRA

 

 

34

Top Cat’s policeman is no dunce but right on the waterway. (6)

RIBBLE

 

 

35

On this river you get an eating disorder without the indefinite article. (5)

TEIGN

 

 

36

Do wintry seabirds fly around here? (9)

CHILTERNS

 

 

37

A change to the dew may offset the drought in the SE. (6)

MEDWAY

 

 

38

In my area cold swots had to change in order to make it. (9)

COTSWOLD

 

 

39

Charles said blame H and then change it before sailing. (6)

HAMBLE

 

40

They decided to destroy the late beggar in order to make the high ground. (5-5)

GREAT GABLE

 

 

 



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