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Childrens’ Puzzle
Сompiled by Ross Hunter

Moscow: Art Centre

Some of the world’s finest art galleries are right here, with both Russian and foreign masters extraordinarily well presented. An elementary quiz. Here are four great works. We can’t afford the originals, so (a) go and see the real thing; and (b) thank you to Charlotte, Ko and Sue for painting “in the style of”. Here’s the quiz. Can you match up the artists, their countries and their galleries?

The famous artists: V. Van Gogh - P. Picasso - A. Golovin - C. Monet

Their nationalities: French - Russian - Dutch - Spanish

Which gallery: Tretyakov - New Tretyakov - Pushkin

Bleary Eyes







Odd place out

Each of these sets of major places share one major geographical feature, with one exception in each line. What is the feature, and which place is different? With a bit of luck, you should find each line a little more challenging than the last one.

A Great Britain Java Greenland Cuba Ireland Haiti Madagascar  
B Mongolia Nepal Afghanistan Sudan Paraguay Switzerland Rwanda Zimbabwe
C Chile Peru Ecuador Argentina Brazil Spain    
D Korea Malaysia Panama Cornwall Florida Italy Kamchatka  
E Ben Nevis Matterhorn Everest Kosiusko McKinley Blanc Fuji  
F Baikal Malawi Superior Victoria Geneva Titicaca Caspian  

Mini Sudoku & October answers

Answers to October puzzles

Stations: Top Kurskaya, Belorussky, Kazan; bottom Kievskaya, Leningradsky, Yaroslav.

Rivers: Australia/Murray-Darling, Brazil/Amazon, China/Huang Ho, Venezuela/ Orinoco, France/Rhone, India/Ganges, Pakistan/Indus, Germany/Rhine, England/ Thames, Russia/Yenisei, Egypt/Nile, Mozambique/Limpopo.

Wild Moscow: giraffe, leopard, cheetah, tiger, zebra.

Sudoku: see /Passport

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