SOLUTIONS FROM THE NOVEMBER MAGAZINE
CZ Maturita B1 Reading: The Tree That Saved a Monarchy
1C, 2A, 3B, 4C, 5B, 6C, 7B, 8A, 9B, 10B, 11B, 12C, 13C, 14B, 15B
SK Maturita B1 Listening: Smarter Than We Realize: 5 – 7 – 2 – 3 – 6 – 1, not used: 4
SK Maturita B2 Reading: Bonfire Night: 1 survival, 2 put together, 3 gave away, 4 confusion, 5 religious intolerance, 6 guards, 7 disappointed
So You Think You Know Thanksgiving
1F, 2T, 3T, 4F, 5T, 6T, 7F
1 Trees are left bare by autumn.
2 The fat that people eat builds up in the body.
3 The cotton of which clothing is made comes from Egypt.
4 The man left work after his angry boss fired him.
5 The lights from the cars at the road junction brighten the darkness of the night.
6 One wall was painted. We covered it in paper.
7 A dog chased a cat which had killed a brown mouse. / A cat killed a mouse which was brown. Before that, the cat was chased by a dog.
2×2 grid: across (or down): an, to; down (or across): at, no
3×3 grid: across (or down): old, air, key; down (or across): oak, lie, dry; the hint includes clues to three of the words: ancient = old, tree = oak, unlock = key.
4×4 grid: across (or down): film, area, coat, ends; down (or across): face, iron, lead, mats; the hint includes clues to five of the words: movie = film, finishes = ends, place = area, metal = iron, behind the mask = face
Tops, stop, post and pots are all anagrams of each other.
Huge Pillows, Sadistic Language
1 to stand out
4 for my sake
1 switch off
2 get down to
3 move on
4 tidy (it) up
5 take over