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Whatever your quiz style, one thing we all have in common is a brain packed with stuff: facts, figures, tunes and skills we've gathered over time. In The Mighty Quiz, all this makes you powerful!

So this Christmas you’ll become an ultimate quizmaster when you bring your family, friends and colleagues together to go head to head for dementia research.







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How do I hold a virtual Mighty Quiz?

There are many different platforms you can use to host your quiz, but our recommendations are Facebook messenger (can host up to 50 people), Google Hangouts (can host up to 10 people) or the Houseparty app (can host up to 8 people). The first thing to do is download your chosen app and get familiar with it. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to figure out a date for your quiz and let your quiz mates know. Think about which rounds you want to include and let people know if there’s anything they need to get ready beforehand (e.g. props or things such as newspaper for the dress up round, or paper and pen for the drawing round). For more details on what you need to do, download the pack and get quizzing 😊

What is the Mighty Quiz?

The Mighty Quiz is Alzheimer’s Research UK’s fundraising quiz. It’s the perfect way to virtually bring together your family, friends and colleagues for a brilliant night of trivia and challenges to raise money for dementia research.

This is our exclusive Christmas edition of The Mighty Quiz! You’ll find everything you need in your Christmas Quizmaster pack – including the question sheets and answers, challenge rounds, goodies and tips for nailing your event.

Quizmasters will be challenging the nation throughout the year to go head to head for dementia research. You can hold your quiz whenever suits you, we recommend a Thursday night in December for a proper festive night!

How do I get involved?

You can host your own Mighty Quiz by signing up for a Quizmaster pack here. The pack will give you all the information you need to host your own quiz. Alternatively, if you know someone who would make a perfect Quizmaster why not ask them if they would like to host a quiz.

If you're unable to host your own Mighty Quiz, you can help us make research breakthroughs quicker by donating online.

How can I get a Mighty Quiz pack?

You can get your free digital pack instantly here - it has everything you need for holding your quiz.

If I held a quiz last year, can I hold one again this year?

Yes! The pack has been updated with brand new quiz rounds and challenges for Christmas!

Do I have to hold my quiz on a particular day?

No! You can hold your event on any day you like – we recommend asking your friends and family when would suit them, it’s likely an evening will suit most people (Thursdays are generally a popular quiz night).

How do I set up an event and invite my friends?

You can host your own Mighty Quiz by signing up online. You will then receive your own Quizmaster pack via email, which is full of advice, ideas and tips to help you host a night to remember (as well as a raft of quiz and challenge rounds to choose from).

There are various suggestions of ways you can host your virtual quiz. Depending on which platform you decide to use, you then share the link with your quizmates to get connected.

Once you’re all connected, then it is very straight forward to get going. Don’t forget to share your fundraising page before the quiz, so people can make a donation to take part.

We’re here to help you out too – just get in touch.

How much should I ask people for?

We recommend setting a suggested donation of £5 per person to take part in your Mighty Quiz, however you can decide how much you want to charge people to participate.

I can't hold my own Mighty Quiz. Can I make a donation instead?

Yes please! You can make a one-off donation here.

How does our money help?

Every Mighty Quiz raises money for vital, life-changing dementia research, which aims to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. You can find out more about our work here.

For every £1 donated, 77p powers our research. The remaining 23p raises the next £1 and funds essential running costs.

How do I pay my money in?

We recommend setting up a JustGiving fundraising page, so people can donate to you easily and quickly. The money comes to us automatically, so you don’t need to worry about anything.

Can't find the answer to your question?

We have local fundraisers based across the country who are here to offer you help and support with organising your quiz - find your local fundraiser and get in touch here.

If you have a general question about your quiz you can get in touch at fundraising@alzheimersresearchuk.org or give us a call on 0300 111 5555. We're always happy to help!