Funstuf

By O. J. Robertson


River Capitals

Match the city with the river adjacent to it. Also name the country where both of them are located.

1. Washington

a. Tiber

2. Paris

b. Rhine

3. London

c. Nile

4. Ottawa

d. Irrawaddy

5. Cairo

e. Seine

6. Niamey

f. Vistula

7. Rangoon

g. Potomac

8. Rome

h. Thames

9. Vienna

i. Danube

10. Bonn

j. Niger

11. Warsaw

k. Ottawa

Answers:

(1) g-United States, (2) e-France, (3) h-Great Britain, (4) k-Canada, (5) c-Egypt, (6) j-Niger, (7) d-Burma, (8) a-Italy, (9) i-Austria, (10) b-West Germany, (11) f-Poland.

The President Speaks

Solve the equation and discover some important counsel President Kimball has given.

key + peep - ype man + eat - meant jay + hour - hay + not + her - other + al =

Answer:

Keep a journal.

Follow the Path

Start with number 1 and fill in spaces along the woodland path with names of the things pictured. The last letter of each word begins the next word.

Follow the path

Answers:

(1) feather, (2) rabbit, (3) toad, (4) daisy, (5) yo-yo, (6) owl, (7) lamb, (8) bug, (9) gate.

Forward and Backward

Listed below are clues for several palindromes, words spelled the same forward and backward (bib and peep, for example). The number of blanks tells you how many letters are in the answers.

  1. 1.

    Young dog __ __ __

  2. 2.

    Twelve o’clock in the daytime __ __ __ __

  3. 3.

    Quick blast of a horn or whistle __ __ __ __

  4. 4.

    Woman who lives in a convent __ __ __

  5. 5.

    Something stuffed into or tied over the mouth __ __ __

  6. 6.

    Small child __ __ __

  7. 7.

    Flat or even __ __ __ __ __

  8. 8.

    Nickname for father __ __ __

  9. 9.

    Nickname for mother __ __ __

  10. 10.

    Legal document __ __ __ __

Answers:

(1) pup, (2) noon, (3) toot, (4) nun, (5) gag, (6) tot, (7) level, (8) dad or pop, (9) mom, (10) deed.