TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of October 13, 2017

1.Which measures something that can be described using the Richter scale?

2.If you leave the capital of the Lone Star State and travel to the capital of the Bay State, in what general direction do you travel?

3.Sarah's baseball card collection has a ratio of 3 outfielders for every 2 pitchers. If she has 18 pitcher cards, how many outfielder cards does she have?

4.Where are you most likely to find fish for your supper?

5.This activity is just starting for some animals in the northern part of the northern hemisphere this time of year:

6.What is the longest river in the world?

7.Which suffix is not correctly matched with the part of speech that it usually takes?

8.Megan has three dogs to take care of for a fortnight. If Megan's payment is three dollars a day for each dog, how much money will she have earned at the end of the time period?

9.The center of the teeter-totter is the ____ of this simple machine called a lever.

10.Whose accomplishments are most recent?