Published on July 29th, 2013
Print the puzzle grid and clues to solve the puzzle. If a clue has an underlined word in it, write that word in the correct place on the puzzle grid. If the clue asks a question, write the answer to the question in the puzzle.
1. Cotton is an important crop in Sudan.
5. The government tries to rule Sudan with Muslim law called Shariah law.
8. The Nile runs through Sudan. Is the Nile a river or an ocean?
9. The continent west of Africa is South America. Is the abbreviation for South America “S.A,” or “N.A.”?
10. Some people in South Sudan are animists. Animists believe there are spirits in everything, and they may place their faith in a superstition or omen.
11. Many Christians in South Sudan have lost everything they own in attacks by Muslim radicals.
12. What is “tap” spelled backwards?
13. Millions of men, women, and children in South Sudan have lost their homes.
14. What country is the subject of this puzzle?
18. Food is scarce in camps for the homeless in South Sudan. Is it not “easy,” or not “hard” to get enough to eat.
19. A visitor to South Sudan saw a boy crying from hunger. What is another word for “crying:” “weeping” or “hurting”?
1. A Christian in South Sudan will sometimes decorate his hut with a cross.
2. Sudan is sometimes said to be in the Indian Ocean Rim region. Find the Indian Ocean on a map.
3. Is Egypt “over” or “under” Sudan on a map?
4. Homeless children in South Sudan sometimes ask for paper and a pen instead of candy or toys. They love to learn.
6. The Aswan Dam is north of Sudan.
7. Psalm 23:1 says, “I shall not _____.”
11. Some school classes in South Sudan meet out in the open instead of in a building.
13. “Ma” is short for “mother” in some places.
14. What is “was” backwards?
15. Some children in South Sudan use oilcans to make musical instruments.
16. Some Sudanese brides decorate their hands with a dye called “henna.”
17. Elephants and ostriches live in South Sudan. Are elephants “big” or “small?”