TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of June 11, 2018

1.Oceans cover about this much of the world's surface area.

2.Tom is going hiking in the mountains. He needs to eat at least 3,000 calories each day. If he gets 450 calories from his morning oatmeal and eats 2 candy bars, each with 360 calories, for a snack, how many calories does he need from the rest of his food that day?

3.At the seashore, how many times will there be high tide in a 24-hour period?

4.If you need 1 ounce of sunscreen per person for each 2 hours at the beach, which is the smallest size bottle you would need for a family of 4 to stay at the beach from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm.

5.Which proverb promotes punctuality?

6.Half of your 16 oz. Coke evaporates every hour. If you didn't drink any, and you have 2 ounces left at 4 pm, when did you buy the Coke?

7.If the band director brings together two quintets and a trio, he will have more than any of these except:

8.Which has the most legs?

9.Which of the following is not a crustacean?

10.Which sentence has a pair of homographs?

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