SLN Geography Forum

General Category => General Discussion => Topic started by: HB100 on December 01, 2011, 08:32:01 AM

Title: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 01, 2011, 08:32:01 AM
Morning everyone

As a thank you for another year of support, advice and generally keeping me in the loop about everything in the world of Geog, I have had a stab at another quiz - same format as before.  I am trying to find a way to upload to 4 share - it is too big at the moment to email Katharine (my technical saviour!!) but I am sure it will be up in the next couple of days.

I have used a disney round from a few years ago with the theory being the kids won't remember or have left!!

If anyone would like to add rounds/ammend or update that would be fab.  I am not precious and lacked imagination this year to create new rounds!!

Happy Christmas everyone  :-* :-*
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Evlinda on December 01, 2011, 11:17:11 AM
Thanks in advance Helen! Great way to spend the last lessons with classes before Christmas!

 :D
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Dannyoc on December 01, 2011, 03:00:35 PM
You could open a Dropbox account and then share the folder the quiz is in
Looking forward to it
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: blanchflower on December 01, 2011, 07:07:07 PM
thanks in advance  my year 10s have already started nagging about the quiz -main reason they took geography apparently !!!!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 01, 2011, 07:31:58 PM
Will look at drop box - cheers!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: gill on December 01, 2011, 07:53:23 PM
Thank you in advance from me, too.
The highlight of the year!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 01, 2011, 10:07:06 PM
Can someone try this please???

Quiz PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/Xmas%20quiz%202011.pptx (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/Xmas%20quiz%202011.pptx)

Music Round - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/music%202011.wav (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/music%202011.wav)

Disney Round - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/disney.mp3 (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51771776/disney.mp3)

You will need to save them all in the same folder and then hyperlink the music files into the right slides.

If this works I will be amazed!!  *fingers crossed*

For those who don't know my broadband would be faster by pigeon so makes sharing a nightmare!!

Will keep at it if this fails :-)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: gill on December 01, 2011, 10:46:31 PM
Hi Helen
Have just tried - the power point and Disney round have worked perfectly.
However, I just got an error message when i tried to download the music round.
It does look fantastic though!!
Gill
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Trailblazer on December 01, 2011, 11:34:47 PM
Hi Helen,
              This looks great as always. I have had the same problem, in that the music round just comes up with an error message. Also, I haven't actually been able to download the disney round but could listen to it through the internet link. How about uploading everything in a zip file to the SLN 4shared link which is a sticky at the top of the discussion page?
Thanks again.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 02, 2011, 06:31:07 AM

OK have modified the links - can people try this again - sorry!!  I think this might work this time xxx

I would upload to 4share as a zip but no idea how, if you can give me an idiots guide I will try.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Dannyoc on December 02, 2011, 07:54:25 AM
Cheers Helen Thank you ever so much. Your quiz will once again be used with the whole of our years 7 8 9 10 and maybe 11    THANK YOU from all of us
Ppt and Music round downloaded easily
there is a problem with trhe disney file!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 02, 2011, 08:08:03 AM
Balls!!  Will try again when I get home. 
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 02, 2011, 08:25:03 AM

I CAN GET ALL TO WORK - .... is it OK for everyone else???  *waiting with bated breath*
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: beckyt_22 on December 02, 2011, 09:26:29 AM
I can get them all to work but the Disney one is a Media player and keeps playing with Power DVD, does anyone know how to save this?
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: ncrawford on December 02, 2011, 09:56:48 AM
Thank you again for this. The students and myself always look forward to your Christmas quizzes.

Nick
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: gill on December 02, 2011, 01:50:07 PM
Hi Helen
Have now downloaded the music successfully.
Thanks so much for this - it's really appreciated by me and all of my classes!
Gill
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 02, 2011, 02:00:17 PM
Great news!  As I say if anyone else wants to add rounds that would be fab.

If katharine reads this - I hope you are proud of me popping my dropbox cherry without you holding my hand hahaha
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Jodi on December 02, 2011, 02:12:29 PM
Favourite post of the year! Thank you
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: gee on December 02, 2011, 02:38:25 PM
Thanks so much!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Tris on December 02, 2011, 04:36:13 PM
Brilliant as ever
Thank you for all your efforts
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Tom Biebrach on December 02, 2011, 07:09:42 PM
Many thanks Helen. The kids and department love your quizzes. Very much appreciated at the end of another epic term!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Katharine on December 03, 2011, 08:53:51 AM
I'm proud of you for taking such a big step on your own, Helen! Hope our students aren't reading this thread!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: stacy on December 03, 2011, 02:01:21 PM
Thank you so much for the quiz - it is brilliant!!
I used your quiz last year and all my classes loved it.

I have created 3 quiz rounds, I have tried to stick to the same format so they can be used together.

hopefully the link works: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51951374/christmas%20quiz%20rounds.ppt 

I took the pictures for the first round from the Geography Geek website (so thank you to the creator- and I hope you don't mind!)

Stacy
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: edge on December 03, 2011, 02:55:35 PM
Four new rounds here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10819515/Extra%20Christmas%20rounds.ppt

A sackfull of santas
Christmas holidays
Harry Potter
Happy Christmas

Thanks for the original quiz - the kids look forward to it each year.  I have no idea how you do the music rounds so you save me each year with those!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: annelogie on December 03, 2011, 04:33:30 PM
Thank you
Please see http://www.4shared.com/file/0CTI0Tto/Xmas_quiz_2011_landmarks__spor.html - a new round on Landmarks and I've changed the Sport round to include more women as we are a girls' school.

I've downloaded the extra rounds from Edge and see we have had a similar idea - the Landmarks round!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: edge on December 04, 2011, 11:53:10 AM
Great minds think alike!

Thanks Anne, but 4shared needs a password - help!?
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: GeogFun on December 04, 2011, 12:56:56 PM
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Can I say MAAAAAAASSIVVEEEEEEEE thank you for this. My year 12's who I have had since year 7 have been asking about this from about 5 weeks ago! Going to slip in revision question rounds too as they have an exam in Jan.

Many thanks

Gayle
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: hre99 on December 04, 2011, 04:09:13 PM
Thank you Helen - this is really appreciated!

I've made a new countries/islands dingbats - maybe some of them could be used for a round - 

http://www.4shared.com/file/XTNGJwbA/dingbats_new_2011.html
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Erdkunde on December 04, 2011, 07:59:00 PM
Thank you so much - awesome as always! Even History have started stealing it but we've told them to get their hands off!! x
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: edge on December 04, 2011, 08:06:05 PM
Ok... I'm struggling with some of the dingbats - do you have any answers?
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: annelogie on December 04, 2011, 08:36:39 PM
http://www.4shared.com/folder/o9A2PEBQ/_online.html
No password needed now.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: smrb on December 04, 2011, 08:54:53 PM
Sorry -i'm getting password request - am I missing something here?
thanks though as always for your efforts!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: toonlass on December 04, 2011, 10:03:51 PM
All working great for me! My year 9s will love it:) Thank You!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 04, 2011, 10:04:17 PM
Smrb - which bit are you trying to access.

Thanks for all the lovely comments - I have to admit I get a rosy glow from doing something useful!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Iron on December 05, 2011, 06:42:13 AM
Thank you to everyone who has put time and effort into creating and sharing ;D  "annelogie" - thank you for sharing too, however I also have been asked to enter a password.

http://www.4shared.com/folder/o9A2PEBQ/_online.html
No password needed now.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: alixhayes on December 05, 2011, 07:26:38 AM
Just a note to echo the previous post sentiments - a HUGE thank you for this - my students have been asking when we're having the quiz - it's a fantastic way to end the year and I'm very grateful for your hard work and everyone's kind additions :)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Kate Russell on December 05, 2011, 11:55:47 AM
Many thanks to all you creative and generous teachers! I have put them on SLN! www.sln.org.uk/geography (http://www.sln.org.uk/geography)However, I cannot access AnnieLogie's file (needs a Password) and still having problems with the music file in the first quiz.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: alc3254 on December 05, 2011, 01:12:29 PM
Thank you all very much!! Here's to a happy and fun filled end of term!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: helen on December 05, 2011, 02:50:58 PM
Many, many, many thanks from our Geog department (not to mention the students!)  :)


erm, but .... are there any answers for the dingbats?  ::) I'm not very smart at the end of term.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: annelogie on December 05, 2011, 05:33:25 PM
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/52098545/Xmas%20quiz%202011.pptx
It's all the quiz but you will find the 2 sections mentioned above in it.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: vickid on December 05, 2011, 07:23:48 PM
Help!

Has anyone got the answers to the dingbats round??!

Thank you to everyone who has contributed!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: briggsr on December 05, 2011, 07:42:33 PM
So far I have.......
3.  Tanzania
4. South Korea
5. Holland
7. Turkey
11. Haiti
13. Thailand
15. Ireland
16. Bahrain
17. Maldives
18. Kuwait
22. Egypt
23. Armenia
24. Sri Lanka
28. Vietnam
30. Cuba
Briggsy
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: edge on December 05, 2011, 08:07:40 PM
1. Canary (islands)
2. Hungary
3. Tanzania
4. South Korea
5. Holland
6. Cyprus
7. Turkey
8. ?
9. ?
10. ?
11. Haiti
12. Mongolia
13. Taiwan
14. Oman
15. Ireland
16. Bahrain
17. Maldives
18. Kuwait
19. ?
20. Germany
21. ?
22. ?
23. Armenia
24. Sri Lanka
25. Peru
26. ?
27. ?
28. Vietnam
29. ?
30. Cuba
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: hre99 on December 05, 2011, 08:08:34 PM
 ;)  Sorry - should have put them on the last slide:

1 = Canada   2 = Hungary   3 = Tanzania   4= S. Korea   5 = Holland   6 = Cyprus    7 = Turkey 

8 = Jordan   9 = Bahamas   10 = UK   11 = Haiti   12 = Mongolia   13 = Taiwan   14 = Oman 

15 = Ireland   16 = Bahrain    17 = Maldives  18 = Kuwait  19 = India  20 = Germany  21 = Estonia

22 = Egypt   23 = Armenia  24 = Sri Lanka  25 = Peru  26 = Spain  27 = Malaysia  28 = Vietnam 

29 = Congo   30 = Cuba
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: briggsr on December 05, 2011, 08:13:47 PM
Thanks so much...they are brilliant
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Trailblazer on December 06, 2011, 08:30:27 AM
I don't know why but I still can't download the music round. It just comes up as Quicktime and it seems I need Quicktime Pro to download it.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: jennyruddick on December 06, 2011, 08:48:47 AM
nor me, music or disney!

in the middle of mayhem with moving rooms but thanks so much for the quiz- hope ill get a projector and board fitted in my new room at some point to use it :(
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Tris on December 06, 2011, 12:04:03 PM
It's a .wav file. It will open with Windows Media Player or equivalent. The inital file setting may have an association with Quicktime but just right click - open with - select something you do have!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: ElmoC on December 06, 2011, 03:15:33 PM
Many thanks for all the quizzes, my department and I are very thankful for them (I have intergrated them into one massive quiz... so definitely lots of scope for teachers to choose which rounds to use) :D Enjoy the last couple of weeks fellow SLN-ers :)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: meg on December 06, 2011, 05:00:26 PM
Thanks very much indeed - the quiz always goes down well - much appreciated. Happy Christmas.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Judith R on December 06, 2011, 05:16:01 PM
Cheers hun - have passed it on to school.  :)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Trailblazer on December 06, 2011, 08:37:39 PM
Have managed to work out how to get the music. Right click on the link, save target as, then open with another application once I have downloaded to my computer.
Thanks again Helen, and everyone else who has contributed extra rounds. It looks like this year's quiz will be as big a hit as always.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 06, 2011, 09:14:36 PM
Can I just say thanks to everyone who has made extra rounds - just downloaded them now and they are mint like a polo.

Happy Christmas everyone xxx
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Judith R on December 06, 2011, 09:21:49 PM
I think you should get the prize for the most amusing food-mentioning posts.  ;)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 06, 2011, 09:27:58 PM
Nom nom  ;D
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: cahird on December 07, 2011, 08:05:25 AM
Amazing!! thank you so much for sharing!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: EcoDeaco on December 07, 2011, 10:55:53 PM
Cheers Helen, Merry Christmas!
 ;)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: KTW on December 08, 2011, 09:41:59 AM
Thanks Helen and everyone else - the students will love this next week!  :)
Kate
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Kate Russell on December 08, 2011, 12:45:59 PM
Another quiz is on SLN now (www.sln.org.uk/geography (http://www.sln.org.uk/geography)) thanks to Yelen Young - author of www.geographygeek.co.uk  (http://www.geographygeek.co.uk)

Thank you Helen!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Pumpkin67 on December 11, 2011, 08:51:35 PM
Just about to download. Thanks in Advance
Merry Christmas all
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Evlinda on December 11, 2011, 10:26:52 PM
Thanks again Helen and to the others for the additional rounds- love the sack full of santas! ;D
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: geographista on December 14, 2011, 12:26:52 PM
 ;D  Thank you all soooo much for the quizzes. Really appreciate the time and effort that has gone into making these.

You are all stars!

Thanks.

Sarah
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: NikkiFlanaganGraham on December 14, 2011, 07:49:48 PM
 ;D ;D THANK YOU SO MUCH!  ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: GB geographer on December 14, 2011, 08:20:34 PM
Another quiz option here too..
End of year photo quiz from the British Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/Quick-activities/Photo-quiz
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Janew on December 14, 2011, 08:34:16 PM
The quiz has gone down VERY well. The kids particularly like the music and Disney rounds. Huge thanks.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 15, 2011, 06:44:01 AM
Have just had an email - my drop box account has been temporarily suspended due to excessively high traffic  ;D. They are closing it for 3 days.

Anyone who needs the quiz will have to ask someone on here as my broadband is too slow to upload to 4 share.

SLN breaking more records!!!!  ;D

Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: jemev2000 on December 15, 2011, 08:44:44 AM
Hi does anyone have the music please xx
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: fred on December 15, 2011, 08:50:54 AM
Please can some one email it to me as I didn't download it.
My email is
lrabbetts@yahoo.com

Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: gilmoregirl on December 15, 2011, 09:22:36 AM
the links wont let me download the music or disney round, i would really apprechiate someone sending them to me too. Thanks   :(
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 15, 2011, 09:37:14 AM
Volunteers with decent Internet needed !!!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: pmlefc on December 15, 2011, 09:37:54 AM
cheers for this yet again

form have enjoyed doing it over the last week n a half-

Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Tris on December 15, 2011, 10:54:09 AM
All the quiz offering uploaded in a single zip file here:

http://www.4shared.com/file/29LiZK19/Quizzage.html

These are evidently not my own work! Many thanks to the original authors
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: HB100 on December 15, 2011, 11:09:23 AM
Cheers Tris

Happy Chrimbo - nearly there now!
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Plene on December 15, 2011, 05:38:51 PM
Thanks Helen for another sterling quiz!. The kids are fascinated by the idea that Geography teachers share ideas and include things that are not just geography! ( We might be human ...........!)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: lizzie on December 16, 2011, 11:34:15 AM
Fantastic! Thank-you every so much me and all the kids love it!

Merry Christmas
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Foo on December 16, 2011, 12:09:24 PM
A big thank you for making this quiz, it has gone down really well with our classes. (the Yr 12 are currently singing to the Disney songs!)

Foo
xx
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: steve piggot on December 17, 2011, 12:15:36 AM
A massive thanks , really been useful
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: missjnewman on December 18, 2011, 11:01:50 AM
Thank you very much this is great.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Rob Chambers on December 18, 2011, 04:46:19 PM
Helen - thanks for sharing this - much appreciated. Have a great christmas! :)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Kim on December 18, 2011, 05:16:52 PM
My year 10s loved it. I never knew having a prize of a box of chocs could make people so competitive!!. Thank you so much for sharing x Happy Christmas.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: Inyourface on December 19, 2011, 10:30:50 PM
Thank you so much for this quiz yet again.  You are a life saver at this time of year. Don't know how I'd keep going 'til 23rd Dec without your efforts. All years love it -even 17year old boys who were thrilled to sing along to the Disney songs! Have a super break over Christmas. :)
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: meg on December 20, 2011, 12:22:27 PM
Just to add to the thanks - I was off school yesterday and it proved to be a life saver. All the classes enjoy it so much - one class even asked to do last years again too.

Many thanks for sharing and have a lovely Christmas and New Year.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: claireg on December 20, 2011, 03:20:50 PM
A massive thank you for all the hard work that you put into this and for sharing.
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: htdavies on December 20, 2011, 04:40:41 PM
  Lots of  pupils have described the quiz as awesome - I cant really add to that!!  Many thanks it is much appreciated by both the pupils and staff.  H
Title: Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
Post by: thalweg on December 21, 2011, 05:36:40 PM
Again thanks for a wonderful quiz it went down a real treat with the 1st year pupils in the hall.Loved the Disney round and finished with the Jamie Oliver clip from 2 years ago. Thanks again Susan.now on holiday and hope you and all SLN'ers have a nice Christmas