TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of October 23, 2020

1.Which of the following fairy tales was not written by Hans Christian Andersen? (20 points)

2.Which number has an even digit in the ten thousandths place? (5 points)

3.Which is correct? (5 points)

4.Susan buys a sandwich for a friend that costs $3.45. She pays with a $5 bill. What is the fewest number of coins she can receive in her change? (10 points)

5.How many of the United States border on the Atlantic Ocean, not including the Gulf of Mexico? (10 points)

6.If you add up the number of sides on 7 rectangles, 8 hexagons, 5 octagons, and 4 pentagons, you get (5 points)

7.Which word does not change its spelling to add a suffix that makes it a noun? (10 points)

8.There is less daylight in December than in June in the U.S. because of: (5 points)

9.Which word is not in the predicate of the first sentence of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution? (20 points)

10.To go from Miami, Florida to Havana, Cuba, you need to fly (10 points)