TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of August 14, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

7.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)

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

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

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