TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of October 12, 2017

1.Which lies furthest south?

2.Which proverb is "fractured?"

3.Susan is planning to buy birthday gifts for her brother and sister. She has saved $60, and she needs to buy 4 presents for her family. What is the average amount she can spend on each gift?

4.During what century did Promontory Point become an important historical site?

5.Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, recently caused major devastation through flooding in Texas and Louisiana. The last time a category 4 hurricane hit Texas was...

6.Cameron's bag from the fall festival had 56 chocolate treats, 35 fruit flavored treats, and 14 salty snacks. If he reaches in and grabs the first thing he touches, what are the chances it will be chocolate?

7.Rio De Janeiro hosted a special event in 2016. Which pair of city and date is NOT a correct match for a similar occasion?

8.Giving women the right to vote required

9.Which of the following has elements in common with H2SO4?

10.If you were caught with your hand in the cookie jar at dinnertime, which of the following is your parent LEAST likely to do?