Funstuf

By Marian Magnuson


Fun with Food

Can you name the fruits and vegetables suggested here?

  1. 1.

    Two of something

  2. 2.

    How old a taxi is

  3. 3.

    Toes that are good to eat

  4. 4.

    Flower that is good to eat

  5. 5.

    Chicken product factory

  6. 6.

    Drum pulse

  7. 7.

    Dish that can be eaten

  8. 8.

    Rot that is good to eat

  9. 9.

    Cot that is good to eat

  10. 10.

    What precedes Q

Answers:

(1) pear, (2) cabbage, (3) potatoes and tomatoes, (4) cauliflower, (5) eggplant, (6) beet, (7) radish, (8) carrot, (9) apricot, (10) pea.

Animal Tangles

The letters in the names of three animals are in proper order, but each name is tangled with the other two names. Can you untangle them? Hint: Each animal has a unique physical feature.

G E C I L R E A A P M F H F A N E E T L

Answers:

giraffe, elephant, camel.

Nonsense!

Each of these sentences contains a word that keeps it from making sense. Find each one and rearrange its letters ot spell the word that makes the sentence read sensibly.

Example: Their nearest neighbors live slime away. Rearrange the letters in slime to read miles.

  1. 1.

    His hair is full of attics.

  2. 2.

    We’re going to my tuna’s for Thanksgiving.

  3. 3.

    A riot sang in sacrament meeting.

  4. 4.

    Whose cabin in on the edge of the foster?

  5. 5.

    Mom accidentally put charts in my socks.

  6. 6.

    Grab the horse’s siren!

  7. 7.

    Isn't she on a low-salt tide?

  8. 8.

    Try to malc down

  9. 9.

    Please help verse the dinner.

  10. 10.

    I got a drawer for my good grades.

  11. 11.

    We tender movies for the slumber party.

  12. 12.

    I can never sister pumpkin pie.

Answers:

(1) static, (2) aunt’s (3) trio, (4) forest, (5) starch, (6) reins, (7) diet, (8) calm, (9) serve, (10) reward, (11) rented, (12) resist.

Colony Anagrams

The thirteen stripes on the flag of the United States represent the thirteen original colonies, which later became states. Rearrange each anagram to spell the name of one of the original colonies.

  1. 1.

    He wins hamper

  2. 2.

    Tat’s such a mess

  3. 3.

    Horse and lid

  4. 4.

    Roy knew

  5. 5.

    Cut conic net

  6. 6.

    Newsy jeer

  7. 7.

    In a sylvan pen

  8. 8.

    A deer law

  9. 9.

    Iva in rig

  10. 10.

    Hail-torn acorn

  11. 11.

    Age, Igor

  12. 12.

    Sara, touch lion

  13. 13.

    My lad ran

Answers:

(1) New Hampshire, (2) Massachusetts, (3) Rhode Island, (4) New York, (5) Connecticut, (6) New Jersey, (7) Pennsylvania, (8) Delaware, (9) Virginia, (10) North Carolina, (11) Georgia, (12) South Carolina, (13) Maryland.

Latter-day Prophets

This quiz is actually three puzzles in one. First, unscramble the surnames in the first column. Second, draw lines to match the surnames with the correct given names in the second column. Third, in the third column, number the names from 1 to 13 to show the order in which these men serve(d) as President of the Church.

ELE __ __ __

George Albert

_____

HIMTS __ __ __ __ __

David O.

_____

MISHT __ __ __ __ __

Heber J.

_____

KAMCY __ __ __ __ __

Joseph F.

_____

SNNOBE __ __ __ __ __ __

Harold B.

_____

THIMS __ __ __ __ __

Brigham

_____

STIHM __ __ __ __ __

Spencer W.

_____

LKLIBMA __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Joseph Fielding

_____

WONS __ __ __ __

Wilford

_____

TRANG __ __ __ __ __

Ezra Taft

_____

GOYUN __ __ __ __ __

Joseph

_____

FOODFRUW __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

John

_____

ROYLAT __ __ __ __ __ __

Lorenzo

_____

Answers:

(1) Joseph Smith, (2) Brigham Young, (3) John Taylor, (4) Wilford Woodruff, (5) John Taylor, (6) Joseph F. Smith, (7) Heber J. Grant, (8) George Albert Smith, (9) David O. McKay, (10) Joseph Fielding Smith, (11) Harold B. Lee, (12) Spencer W. Kimball, (13) Ezra Taft Benson.

The Old West

To round up thirty-seven words from the Old West, search up, down, backward, forward, and diagonally.

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