TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of October 21, 2016

1.The Supreme Court's main function is:

2.What other country celebrates Thanksgiving on the same day as a US federal holiday that falls about six weeks earlier?

3.John, Mary and Susie are all over the age of 9. The sum of their ages is 43. John is 2 times as old as Mary. Susie is 3 years older than Mary. How old is Susie?

4.Where would you find a firewall?

5.This famous strait is at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean.

6.Which word pair is not correct?

7.If all of the angles of a regular polygon are greater than 90 degrees, what is the minimum number of sides the polygon must have?

8.Which term does not belong?

9."Stratus at 20 feet," would mean: