Lichfield Cathedral Choir Lent Quiz 2020

Lent 2020 sees a new partnership with The Burgon Society to pick up on an item of dress often worn by clergy and adult singers: the academic hood.

For each day of Lent (from Ash Wednesday, this year on 26 February, until Easter Eve and excluding Sundays), an image of an academic hood awarded by a university in the UK will be published here at midnight. It can be accessed via the relevant link below, or via tweets and posts on our Facebook page published each morning.

The task is quite simple: simply identify the awarding institution and the degree for which the hood is awarded. Lists of all the UK universities and the degrees used in the quiz are given under the picture, so it is just a question of selecting the correct answers from the lists. There are two possible points available each day, and players can enter as many times as they like, but it is only their final answer which will be marked.

As there are over 2,500 possible combinations in the lists, once the image has been published, answers will continue to be accepted for all the published images until 23:59 on Easter Eve.

There will be an overall winner with the highest score, and if there is a tie, the overall winner will be selected at random. The overall winner's name will be published on Easter Day, along with all the answer: they can be found here.

  1. Wednesday 26 February
  2. Thursday 27 February
  3. Friday 28 February
  4. Saturday 29 February
  5. Monday 02 March
  6. Tuesday 03 March
  7. Wednesday 04 March
  8. Thursday 05 March
  9. Friday 06 March
  10. Saturday 07 March
  11. Monday 09 March
  12. Tuesday 10 March
  13. Wednesday 11 March
  14. Thursday 12 March
  15. Friday 13 March
  16. Saturday 14 March
  17. Monday 16 March
  18. Tuesday 17 March
  19. Wednesday 18 March
  20. Thursday 19 March
  21. Friday 20 March
  22. Saturday 21 March
  23. Monday 23 March
  24. Tuesday 24 March
  25. Wednesday 25 March
  26. Thursday 26 March
  27. Friday 27 March
  28. Saturday 28 March
  29. Monday 30 March
  30. Tuesday 31 March
  31. Wednesday 01 April
  32. Thursday 02 April
  33. Friday 03 April
  34. Saturday 04 April
  35. Monday 06 April
  36. Tuesday 07 April
  37. Wednesday 08 April
  38. Thursday 09 April
  39. Friday 10 April
  40. Saturday 11 April

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