TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of June 15, 2018

1.Seventy-two years ago this month, Americans were "on the beach" making history... where and why? (10 points)

2.Cretaceous is to geology as Medieval is to: (5 points)

3.Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? (5 points)

4.A combination of US bills with whose portraits is worth most? (5 points)

5.Tim and Dylan each run a mile. Tim's time is 8 minutes, 40 seconds. Dylan's time is 25% faster than Tim's. What is Dylan's time? (10 points)

6.The sum of the Roman numerals XCIX and MLVI is: (10 points)

7.The Cheesy Valley School decided to re-name their school bus. Which name is not "colorfully" logical? (5 points)

8.Which includes an affix that means "many"? (10 points)

9.You are standing atop Mt. Kilimanjaro, facing east. What is the closest sea you might see? (20 points)

10.If you multiply the number of years between the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the end of the Revolution times the number of amendments in the Bill of Rights, you will have a number (20 points)