TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of May 14, 2019

1.Complete this series: 5, 14, 32, 68, 140...

2.Which descriptor do the media use in discussing the annual measurement of educational progress in most states:

3.Which pair goes together?

4.Mrs. Parson's American literature class was given a summer reading list. Which of the following works would definitely not have appeared on the list?

5.Begun about 600 AD, this religion developed in the area that is now Saudi Arabia and Iraq.

6.Cameron wants to buy a weed whacker to earn money doing yard work this summer. The small model he is considering costs $75 and the large one costs $125. If he earns $25 for each yard he trims, how many yards must Cam do to cover the additional cost of the larger weed whacker?

7.Which has its terminus furthest north?

8.Which pair is not a good "match?"

9.Which does not fight infection?

10.The first verse of The Star Spangled Banner contains: