Funstuf

By Ollie J. Robertson


Four-Letter Lands

First choose the correct pair of letters from the letter list to complete the name of each of these countries. Then match the name of each country with its location on the map.

1.

__h__d

O-a

2.

__u__a

I-a

3.

__i__i

M-l

4.

__r__n

C-a

5.

__o__o

F-j

6.

__r__q

T-g

7.

__e__u

C-b

8.

__a__i

P-r

9.

__m__n

L-o

10.

__a__s

I-a

Answers:

(1) Chad, e; (2) Cuba, a; (3) Fiji, j; (4) Iran, g; (5) Togo, d; (6) Iraq, f; (7) Peru, b; (8) Mali, c; (9) Oman, h; (10) Laos, i.

Bible Riddles Plus One

  1. 1.

    Where was Moses when the lights went out?

  2. 2.

    Who got the best of the deal when the whale swallowed Jonah?

  3. 3.

    When is arithmetic first mentioned in the Bible?

  4. 4.

    If you threw a blue stone into the Red Sea, what would it become?

  5. 5.

    What fruit did Noah take on the ark?

  6. 6.

    What are the two smallest things mentioned in the Bible?

  7. 7.

    What should a speaker talk about in sacrament meeting?

Answers:

(1) in the dark, (2) the whale—it got all the prophet (profit), (3) when the Lord commanded Adam and Eve to multiply and replenish the earth, (4) wet, (5) pairs (pears), (6) the widow’s mite and the wicked flee (flea), (7) about fifteen minutes!

Circles and Coins

For this puzzle, you will need two pennies, four nickels, and one dime. Place one coin in each large circle so that the coins in the large circles add up to the value of each small circle that they touch in common.

Circles and Coins

Answer:

Beatitudes

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  • Verse 3: “___________ ___________ the ___________ in ___________; for theirs is the ___________ of ___________.”

  • Verse 4: “___________ are they ___________ ___________: for ___________ shall be ___________.”

  • Verse 5: “___________ are ___________ ___________: for they shall ___________ the ___________.”

  • Verse 6: “___________ are they which do ___________ and ___________after ___________: ___________ they shall be ___________.”

  • Verse 7: “___________ are the ___________ : ___________ they shall ___________ ___________.”

  • Verse 8: “___________ are the ___________ in ___________: for they shall see ___________.”

  • Verse 9: “Blessed ___________ the ___________ : ___________they ___________ be ___________ the ___________ of ___________.”

  • Verse 10: “___________ are they ___________ are persecuted ___________ righteousness’ ___________: for ___________ is the ___________ of ___________.”

  • Verse 11: “___________ ___________ ye, ___________ ___________ shall ___________ you, and persecute you , and ___________ say all manner of ___________ against you falsely, ___________ ___________ ___________.”

  • Verse 12: “Rejoice, ___________ be ___________ ___________: ___________ great is your ___________ in ___________: for so ___________ they ___________ prophets ___________ were ___________ you.”

Double-Letter Animals

Complete each rhymed couplet by filling in the name of the correct animal.

  1. 1.

    __ __ E E __ __ __ has captured the record for speed.

    __ __ B B __ __ likes carrots, and hops off to feed.

  2. 2.

    A A __ __ __ __ __ __, called “earth pig,” finds ants good to eat.

    __ __ __ __ R R __ __ hoards nuts for a long winter’s treat.

  3. 3.

    __ __ C C O O __ scrounges dinner and wears a black mask.

    Huge __ __ P P __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ wallows and basks.

  4. 4.

    __ D D __ __ is an arithmetical snake.

    __ __ __ Z Z __ __ bear growls, and we all start to shake.

  5. 5.

    L L __ __ __ bears burdens where empires were won.

    __ __ __ __ __ __ O O hops under the hot outback sun.

  6. 6.

    __ T T __ __ goes sliding, a sleek, furry clown.

    __ __ __ S S __ __ plays dead and hangs out upside down.

  7. 7.

    Tough-skinned __ L L __ __ __ __ __ __ rules in the swamp.

    Happy-hearted __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ E E loves to swing and romp.