TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of June 23, 2017

1.Peter decided to learn a string instrument this year, but he wants to learn the biggest one. Which does he choose? (5 points)

2.Which could not have been in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776? (20 points)

3.If your car gets 30 miles to the gallon and the tank holds 12.5 gallons, how far can you go on a single tank of gas? (5 points)

4.In the petting zoo there are 6 bovine quadrupeds and 6 baby egrets. How many feet are there? (10 points)

5.What is the next number in the sequence: 2, 3, 5, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 5, 8, 9, ___ (5 points)

6.Which of the following sentences is correct? (5 points)

7.Your lemonade stand sells 16 glasses of lemonade per hour on very hot days. A quart of lemonade requires four lemons. You sell lemonade in 8 ounce glasses. How many lemons will you need to make enough lemonade to keep the stand open from 1:00-5:00 pm on a 95 degree day? (10 points)

8.The Continental Divide separates (10 points)

9.This artist is famous for his lifelike pictures of birds. (20 points)

10.Which is furthest south? (10 points)