TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of October 13, 2017

1.What is the shortest distance between two points? (10 points)

2.The gel-like substance contained in a cell is called: (10 points)

3.Rhombus is to parallelogram as: (5 points)

4.Which is the smallest number? (20 points)

5.Tom's average grade is 90. If he received the following grades in all his other subjects, what was his math grade? English-84; History-91; Science-89; Spanish-95 (5 points)

6."Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is (5 points)

7.Which sentence has an incorrect homophone? (5 points)

8.Which pair is incorrectly matched? (10 points)

9.Whose accomplishments are most recent? (10 points)

10.Political candidates usually engage in all but which of these? (20 points)