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Macmillan Mammoth Quiz

Posted: 7th January 2015

Macmillan Mammoth LogoThe Macmillan Mammoth Quiz is back, now in its 7th year with a brand new, brain-teasing quiz for 2015. The Mammoth Quiz organised by the Oundle Macmillan Committee is Macmillan’s nationwide quiz. Simply put, it is the same quiz, being held on the same day, at the same time, throughout the country. The mammoth quiz even holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest simultaneous quiz. We need you to help make the 2015 Macmillan Quiz the biggest and best yet and help us to reach our target of over £200,000.

Macmillan are looking for local groups and businesses across the UK to host a quiz on 27 February 2015 to raise vital funds for people affected by cancer. It’s a really fun and easy way to raise money for Macmillan, and you can hold your quiz anywhere from the local pub or bowling club to the office or school. Previous participants have commented “It was a great Quiz and everyone enjoyed it tremendously” and that “the questions are so interesting and catch the imagination”.

It costs £10 to sign up to host a Mammoth Quiz. You will then be sent a welcome pack with a 2015 quiz and fundraising materials. Brand new this year is the Macmillan Mammoth Quiz website ( On here you will find tips for organising your quiz, posters and tickets, a bit of information about Macmillan and even some sneaky sample.

To register for your 2015 quiz pack, find out more about the Mammoth Quiz and start downloading sample questions and fundraising materials, please log on to or email

For more information click here

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