TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of February 26, 2021

1.Dylan is going to see his grandparents during spring break. If he flies from St. Louis, Mo to Missoula, Montana, in what direction is he flying?

2.How long may a Justice serve on the US Supreme Court?

3.Which of these can be destructive to the quality of a watershed?

4.The stairway to Anne Frank's attic hiding place was behind a:

5.Which happens on a different date depending on which hemisphere you are in?

6.Who tended the wounded and started a humanitarian organization that still exists today?

7.Which is not an abstract noun?

8.If you borrow $2,000 at simple interest of 12%, how much interest do you owe at the end of two years (assuming no payments have been made)?

9.Which word is paired with the correct root meaning?

10.The famous statement, "Beware the Ides of March," was first used to warn: