TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of April 19, 2017

1.Where would you find brackish water?

2.The term "carbon footprint" has to do with

3.If you need 37 boards to build a tree house and you have 23 boards, you have:

4.In the 1920s, what did Prohibition outlaw?

5.The number of keys on a piano divided by the number of vertices in a rhombus is:

6.Susan is the tallest girl on the basketball team. If she quits the team and no one else joins, the average height of the team members will:

7.This troubled painter is famous for irises, a picture of a night sky, and swirling pictures of cypress trees.

8.When Renee's mom uses the expression "with a grain of salt," she is

9.Which is written in first person?

10.Which would NOT be a likely term heard in the music room?