TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of April 19, 2017

1.When plotting points on a graph, pairs of the form (a,b) are called:

2.Which sentence does not contain a homograph?

3.Which pair is incorrect?

4.What is closest to where the Green Mountain Boys fought?

5.Tom is going hiking in the mountains. He needs to eat at least 3,000 calories each day. If he gets 450 calories from his morning oatmeal and eats 2 candy bars, each with 360 calories, for a snack, how many calories does he need from the rest of his food that day?

6.What state features a bear on its flag?

7.Which does not belong?

8.It's a king or a butterfly.

9.Which flight is longest?

10.Gwen's school runs on a six-day cycle (day 1, day 2, etc, through day 6) for scheduling. If today is Day 1 and is a Monday, how many full weeks of school will it take before Day 1 falls on a Monday again, assuming there is school on every weekday?