TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of August 16, 2019

1.Novice is to expert as: (10 points)

2.The sum of the edges of a cube is 60 centimeters. What is its volume? (10 points)

3.Which number does not have 6 as a factor? (5 points)

4.Which of these denominations of U.S. currency lacks the image of a former chief executive? (20 points)

5.If you roll two dice, what is the probability that one of the dice will show a number 3? (5 points)

6.Which scientific phenomenon causes airplane wings to provide lift? (10 points)

7.Mr. Dicken's American literature class has completed their summer reading list. Which of the following works would definitely not have appeared on the list? (10 points)

8.To decorate for the dance, Sue wants to put a string of lights across the gym floor, up the wall, and straight back down to the point at which she started. If the distance is exactly 15 feet across the floor and 20 feet up the wall, how long must the string of lights be? (20 points)

9.In music, which gets the most beats? (5 points)

10.Which sentence is correct? (5 points)