TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of July 20, 2018

1.Peter bought four new pencils and received $.12 change from his dollar. How much was each pencil? (5 points)

2.A biome is (10 points)

3.Which fits next in this sequence: Albert, Betty, Charlie, Donna, Edward? (10 points)

4.Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. If there are 18 pickled peppers in the each peck and Peter Piper picked 8 pecks, how many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? (10 points)

5.The President of the U.S. is sworn in at: (5 points)

6.An electrician has to run a wire from one side to the other of a ten by ten foot by going through the attic room above the eight-foot-high ceiling. He needs to hook it to plugs that are two feet off the floor. About how long will his piece of wire need to be, assuming it can follow the shortest route? (20 points)

7.What is the smallest of three consecutive integers whose product is 60? (10 points)

8.We have 12 girls and 6 boys in our class. What fraction of the class is female? (5 points)

9.If the car in which you are riding stops suddenly, the force that pulls you against your seatbelt is called: (5 points)

10.Which part of your body loses the most body heat? (20 points)