TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of May 19, 2017

1.Which pair does not go together? (20 points)

2.What is the name of the South American strait named after the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe? (10 points)

3.The border between these two countries is mountainous and porous to terrorists (10 points)

4.Which is least likely to give different readings at the bottom and summit of Mount Washington? (10 points)

5.Which sentence is correct? (5 points)

6.8/6 is to H. as... (Hint: think about dates in history.) (20 points)

7.Which country was not an American ally in World War II? (5 points)

8.The rate at which an object's speed increases is called: (5 points)

9.If you take a walk on a clear night in Melbourne, which constellation might you see? (10 points)

10.Which of your internal organs is most affected by hepatitis? (5 points)