TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of August 17, 2018

1.If you add the years together, which is greatest? (20 points)

2.Ashes, coal, and diamonds all contain: (5 points)

3.The Andes mountain chain extends through all but which of the following South American countries? (10 points)

4.John paid $5.25 for a 3/4 pound box of peanut butter fudge. How much would a full pound of the same fudge cost? (5 points)

5.Which sentence is an example of understatement? (10 points)

6.The two largest American gold rushes have been in: (5 points)

7.What two numbers come next in this sequence. 5, 25, 10, 6, 36, 20, 7, 49, 30, 8, (10 points)

8.One of these gases was used in blimps, but was no longer used after the Hindenberg: (5 points)

9.Which word doesn't fit? (10 points)

10.Which NFL cities also acted as hosts for the 2016 Democratic and Republican conventions? (20 points)