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February 2019: Prize Quiz

February 2019: Prize Quiz

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Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan (Hertfordshire Speakers)

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 22nd March 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the February Edition

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  1. What is the name of the keynote speaker at the 2019 D71 Spring Conference in Norwich? ______________________
  2. The club quality checklist is a useful measure of the______________________ of a club.
  3. Travelling Toastmaster (Jan 2019) Adrian Jefferson Chofor is pictured standing in front of which famous site in Paris. _______________________
  4. Which membership drive, and club growth incentive occurs between 1st Feb and March 31st? ____________________
  5. Deepak Menon, DTM, currently holds which Toastmaster Officer role? ____________________________
  6. Approximately how many clubs are there in D71? a)100 clubs b)200 clubs or c)300 clubs? _______________________
  7. Of the 10 Distinguished Club Program Goals (DCP), how many are Education and Training goals? __________________
  8. Which topic will be covered in the new Path to be made available in Pathways in February 2019? _______________________
  9. What is the name of the Region 10 Storyteller, Stand-up Comic and the first Toastmaster in Europe to be awarded a Pathways DTM? ___________________________
  10. After completing level 2 in Pathways, there is an option to complete The Pathways Mentoring program which consists of three sections: Prepare to Mentor, Mentoring and_______________________

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Orla Dowling (VMWARE, Division A Ireland). Very Many thanks to all those that took part

January’s Answers

  • Goals people aspire to achieve at the start of the New Year: Ans = Resolutions (11)
  • Surname of International CEO of Toastmasters International: Ans = Dan Rex (3)
  • City International CEO of Toastmasters visited in 2018: Dublin
  • The network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Ans=The Broads (9)
  • Cathedral City where the D71 Spring Conference will be held; Ans = Norwich (7)
  • According to International President, Lark Dooley, who owns each toastmasters club? Ans = Members (7)
  • City where International CEO gave a Town Hall lecture that was broadcast live. Ans=Columbo (7)
  • Judge who remains confidential in club contests Ans =Tiebreak (8)
  • Second name of D71 Toastmaster to have completed Presentation Mastery L5 Ans = Barad (6) [Errata]
  • City where 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking will take place? Paris (5)
  • Sporting metaphor used by 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking Ans= Boxing (6)
  • Final month of Toastmaster year Ans = June (4)
  • ………………of Truth outlines how to create a positive first impression of your club Ans = Moments (7)
  • The ………… Speaker Program recognizes those Toastmasters members who have achieved a level of proficiency that enables them to be paid, professional speakers. Ans = Accredited (10)
  • One of the Toastmasters Promises is to provide fellow members with helpful, ………………. evaluations Ans = Constructive (12)

January 2019: Prize Crossword

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan (Hertfordshire Speakers)

Amended Version

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 15th February 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the February Edition

Win Mini Notebook and Pen Set

Item 6850K

Prize Crossword GridAcross

4    Sporting metaphor used by 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking (6)

7    One of the Toastmasters Promises is to provide fellow members with helpful, ………………. evaluations (12)

9    Second name of D71 Toastmaster to have completed Presentation Mastery L5 (6) error (5) BARAD

10    Surname of International CEO of Toastmasters International (3)

11    Goals people aspire to achieve at the start of the New Year (11)

12    The ………… Speaker Program recognizes those Toastmasters members who have achieved a level of proficiency that enables them to be paid, professional speakers (10)

14    According to International President, Lark Dooley, who owns each toastmasters club? (7)

Down

1    ………………of Truth outlines how to create a positive first impression of your club (7)

2    Judge who remains confidential in club contests (8)

3    City where 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking will take place? (5)

5    The network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk (3,6)

6    Final month of Toastmaster year (4)

8    Cathedral City where the D71 Spring Conference will be held (7)

13    City International CEO of Toastmasters visited in 2018 (6)

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Robert Beauchamp (Camulodunum Speakers)

December’s Answers

Christmas Word Scramble

Xmas Tree

dholrup Rudolph
sgcoeor Scrooge
scsrtiamh eert Christmas Tree
seglhi belsl Sleigh Bells
nsata clasu Santa Claus
storfy Frosty
mesoettli Mistletoe
eendrier Reindeer
cmieyhn Chimney
olne Noel
whaert Wreath
ksgnicto Stocking
scsrtiamh gindudp Christmas Pudding
stnpeesr Presents
emcin eisp Mince Pies

Dec ’18: Prize Cryptic Crossword

Guest edited by Alex Knibbs (Saffron Waldon Speakers)

 

 

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 4th January 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the January Edition

Win Mini Notebook and Pen Set

Item 6850K

Cryptic Clues Across

4 Named ruminant rumoured to have gone down in history (7)
7 Len lost messy cake (7)
8 Listen out for decoration (6)
12 Jovial demeanour at Xmas time (5)
14 Cockney rhyming eye is a tasty treat (5,3)
15 Can assault dishevel jolly fellow? (5,5)
16 Often pulled at Xmas time (7)
17 Nordic animal (8)
18 Chilly sounding fictional character (6,3,7)
21 Unusual German makes resting place for a special infant (6)
22 Being upon high seen from strange angle (5)
23 Gift holder hung at Xmas (8)
24 Considered beverage? (6,4)

Cryptic Clues Down

1 Dynamic and legendary – reveals illuminating item (6)
2 Santa’s helpers hiding in steel vessels (5)
3 Girl sung at Xmas? (5)
5 Gift from a wise man perhaps? (5)
6 Five set to create seasonal vibe (7)
9 Vanity, it can make for a Xmas scenario (8)
10 One of Rudolph’s mates (6)
11 Man brings sweet smell for essential oil (12)
12 Stole item strangely to entice kiss (8)
13 Sounds like you will, in short, find this log (4)
19 Popular bird from Ankara, maybe (6)
20 Santa’s vehicle damaged his leg (6)

Easy Clues Across

4 Pull’s Santa’s sleigh: the one with the red nose (7)
7 Densely textured German cake popular at Xmas (7)
8 Christmas tree decoration (6)
12 We wish you a _____ Xmas (5)
14 Small sweet-tasting Christmas pie (5,3)
15 Father Christmas (5,5)
16 You pull one, they go bang and reveal a small gift (7)
17 Rudolph was one (8)
18 Fun Christmas carol about a character with lumps of coal for eyes (6,3,7)
21 Away in a ______ (6)
22 A benevolent, supernatural celestial being (5)
23 Hang one of these up for Christmas gifts (8)
24 Warmed alcoholic drink popular at Xmas (6,4)

Easy Clues Down

1 Wax item that can be lit to provide decoration (6)
2 Santa’s little helpers (5)
3 Generic name for a popular song sung at Xmas (5)
5 One of the Magi’s 3 gifts (5)
6 Cheerfully and jovially celebratory (7)
9 ‘Birth’ – popularly ascribed to the celebrated on at Xmas (8)
10 Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, ______ and Blitzen (6)
11 Another of the Magi’s 3 gifts (12)
12 Parasitic plant hung up, under which folks hope for a kiss (8)
13 ____ log: traditional Xmas sponge cake (4)
19 Large bird with a fleshy wattle (6)
20 Santa’s main mode of transport (6)

Bonus Christmas Word Scramble

By Elizabeth Jordan DTM, Hertfordshire Speakers

1 Dholrup
2 sgcoeor
3 scsrtiamh eert
4 seglhi belsl
5 nsata clasu
6 storfy
7 mesoettli
8 eendrier
9 cmieyhn
10 olne
11 whaert
12 ksgnicto
13 scsrtiamh gindudp
14 stnpeesr
15 emcin eisp

Last Month’s Crossword Results

Winner:

Phil Heath

November’s Answers

  • Full name of the 2018-2019 Toastmaster International President (9) (Lark Doley)
  • Frequency of publication of the ‘Toastmaster’ magazine (7) (Monthly)
  • The New International President encourages members to strive for this (4) (Gold)
  • The new TMI Headquarters is located on a street named after a Caribbean island (7) (Jamaica)
  • The first speech in all of the ten ‘Pathways’ Paths (10) Icebreaker
  • Need to complete this activity before and after each Pathways project (11) (Assessment)
  • As a Toastmaster, we promise to treat fellow members with respect and …… (8) (Courtesy)
  • This is a Toastmaster’s Core Value (10) Excellence
  • When evaluation a speech, Toastmasters use this method (8) (Sandwich)
  • Effective feedback should include both commendations and … (15) (recommendations)
  • The D71 conference to be held in Norwich next May is named after this WW2 Bomber (9) (Lancaster)
  • Full name of the Program Quality Director (7) (John Cox)
  • The first name of the 2018-2019 World Champion of Public Speaking (6) (Ramona)

November 2018: Prize Crossword

Prize Quiz

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan, DTM (Hertfordshire Speakers)

Win Mini Notebook and Pen Set

Item 6850K

 

Instructions

  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the December Edition

Across

2.    The first speech in all of the ten ‘Pathways’ Paths (10)

5.    The new TMI Headquarters is located on a street named after a Caribbean island (7)

8.    Full name of the 2018-2019 Toastmaster International President (9)

10.    Need to complete this activity before and after each Pathways project (11)

12.    The New International President encourages members to strive for this (4)

13.    Full name of the Program Quality Director (7)

Down

1.    The D71 conference to be held in Norwich next May is named after this WW2 Bomber (9)

3.    Effective feedback should include both commendations and … (15)

4.    Frequency of publication of the ‘Toastmaster’ magazine (7)

6.    This is a Toastmaster’s Core Value (10)

7.    As a Toastmaster, we promise to treat fellow members with respect and ……(8)

9.    The first name of the 2018-2019 World Champion of Public Speaking (6)

11. ‘    Method used by Toastmasters when evaluating a speech (8)

September/ October Crossword Results

The winner is Patricia Loughnane DTM of Thurles in Division D. Very many thanks to all who took part


July 2018: Prize Crossword

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan, DTM

Win Mini Notebook and Pen Set

Item 6850K

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to Daniel Sandars by Friday 24th August 2018
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the August/September Edition

Crossword Grid July

Across

  • 3 Minimum number of DCP goals a club has to achieve to be recognised as President’s Distinguished (4)
  • 5 Birthday month of Toastmasters International (7)
  • 7 First name of the D71 PR Manager (6)
  • 10 Surname of the Toastmasters’ International President for 2017-2018 (10)
  • 13 City where the D71 Spring conference will be held in 2019 (7)
  • 15 Full name (first and surname) of a presenter of the Toastmasters Podcast (4,8) R
  • 16 Number of Paths available in the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (3)
  • 17 City where the D71 Spring conference (May 11th -13th 2018) was held (4)

Down

  • 1 Number of levels in each Path of the new Toastmasters Pathways learning experience (4)
  • 2 Nickname of the outgoing D71 District Director (3)
  • 4 Host city of 2018 Toastmasters International convention (7)
  • 6 Name of monthly magazine circulated by TMI at all its members ( 11)
  • 8 Name of the gateway to Pathways Paths and Projects (4,4)
  • 9 Name of Toastmasters new education learning experience (8)
  • 11 The State where Toastmasters relocated its Headquarters in March 2018 (8)
  • 12 Middle name of the founder of Toastmasters International (7)
  • 14 Surname of current D71 District Director (7)