TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of December 4, 2017

1.Which city is most likely to have a white Christmas?

2.Hanukkah is known as the Jewish:

3.On December 6 children around Europe put out stockings, shoes, or boots to be filled with candy. This is to celebrate which Saint?

4.Janice has $14. Leilani has $15. They put their money together to buy a toy that costs $21.14. How much change did they have left after buying the toy?

5.A synonym for the word "harmony" is:

6.The candles on Rachel's menorah burn only 6 hours. If she kept her menorah lit for 3 hours each night, how many candles did she need to buy to keep her menorah properly lit for all 7 nights of Hanukkah?

7.Which sentence is correct?

8.John, Mary and Susie are each more than one decade and less than two decades old. The sum of their ages is 41. Susie is one and a half times Mary's age. Mary is one year older than John. John is seven years younger than Susie. How old is Susie?

9.The least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4 is:

10.In December the northern hemisphere experiences: