Funstuf

By Jody L. Beth


Flowers

It is said that “April showers bring May flowers.” Not all the flowers listed here blossom in May, but see if you can find them by reading up, down, forward, backward, and diagonally: arbutus, azalea, buttercup, carnation, chrysanthemum, crocus, daffodil, dahlia, daisy, forget-me-not, forsythia, hibiscus, hyacinth, iris, jonquil, lilac, lily, marigold, orchid, pansy, peony, phlox, rose, tulip, violet, zinnia.

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Old Testament Prophets

Match the descriptions to the appropriate prophet’s name.

1. Adam

a. He conquered the city of Jericho.

2. Noah

b. He was the grandfather of Jacob.

3. Moses

c. He was swallowed by a great fish.

4. David

d. His name was changed to Israel.

5. Solomon

e. His mother dedicated him to the Lord.

6. Elijah

f. He was the last prophet in the Old Testament.

7. Joseph

g. He killed Goliath.

8. Samuel

h. He was the first man on earth.

9. Daniel

i. He prophesied of Jesus and is quoted in the Book of Mormon.

10. Joshua

j. He was the father of Jacob and Esau.

11. Malachi

k. He was commanded to build an ark.

12. Jacob

l. He told Naaman to wash seven times in the River Jordan in order to be healed.

13. Isaac

m. He led the Israelites out of Egypt to the promised land.

14. Isaiah

n. He was thrown into a lions’ den but was not harmed.

15. Abraham

o. He was known for his wisdom and for the temple that he built.

16. Elisha

p. He was sold into Egypt by his brothers.

17. Jonah

q. He blessed a widow’s oil and meal and raised her son from the dead.

Answers:

(1) h, (2) k, (3) m, (4) g, (5) o, (6) q, (7) p, (8) e, (9) n, (10) a, (11) f, (12) d, (13) j, (14) i, (15) b, (16) l, (17) c.

International Dress, Then and Now

Match each kind of article of dress with its description.

1. Loose outer garment worn anciently by Romans

 

a. Farthingale

2. Long coatlike garment worn by Muslims

 

b. Tabard

3. East Indian skirt of men and women

 

c. Chiton

4. Loose white choir robe

 

d. Sarong

5. Usual long garment of Hindu women

 

e. Surplice

6. Loose sash-tied robe of Japanese persons

 

f. Kimono

7. Knee-length skirt worn by men in Scotland

 

g. Serape

8. Frame for hooped skirt or petticoat

 

h. Burnoose

9. Metal scales or chains worn as armor, especially in ancient Britain

 

i. Jubbah

10. A colorful, loose Hawaiian woman’s dress

 

j. Kilt

11. Garment worn anciently in Greece—kneelength for men, full-length for women

 

k. Sari

12. Colorful shawl worn by Mexicans

 

l. Toga

13. Coveralls worn by parachutists

 

m. Coat of mail

14. One-piece hooded cloak worn by Arabs and Moors

 

n. Muumuu

15. Tunic worn by knights over armor

 

o. Jumpsuit

16. Leather, seatless leggings worn over pants by North American cowboys

 

p. Chaps

Answers:

(1) l, (2) i, (3) d, (4) e, (5) k, (6) f, (7) j, (8) a, (9) m, (10) n, (11) c, (12) g, (13) o, (14) h, (15) b, (16) p.