TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of December 8, 2023

1.In 1965, a young boy with a blanket joined his bald-headed friend and the gang for the first animated Christmas TV special. The group's biggest accomplishment was: (5 points)

2.Rubies, one of January's birthstones, is made from... (10 points)

3.Sleigh bells ring... This line from a Christmas carol is also about (5 points)

4.Which pair does not have the same relationship as the rest? (5 points)

5.Except for leap years, January always begins on the same day as what other month? (20 points)

6.Which of these is not part of a figure of speech in a famed poem by Clement Clarke Moore? (10 points)

7.Which does not belong? (20 points)

8.The first News Years Eve ball dropped on Times Square happened in what year? (5 points)

9.In the final line of a carol that includes Parson Brown, you will find this figure of speech: (10 points)

10.Named by the Romans, the month of January was named after the Roman god Janus. Janus is the god of? (10 points)