TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of July 14, 2017

1.A crow flying the most direct route between Minneapolis and Fort Worth would likely pass over all but... (10 points)

2.In terms of input/output, which does not belong? (5 points)

3.Where are you likely to find a crescendo? (5 points)

4.Which is not a subordinating conjunction? (10 points)

5.Christie, Carson, Bush, Graham, Cruz. Trump These names have been in the news in 2015 because they "threw" something. What was the figurative item they each "threw"? (10 points)

6.Which part of speech can "well" not be? (5 points)

7.There is lots of talk about "going green." One example might be: (5 points)

8.A chemical that causes a reaction, but does not disappear or change, is called a(n): (20 points)

9.Monet, Van Gogh, and Seurat all produced paintings of this type: (10 points)

10.Which of the following is the smallest? (20 points)

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