TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of June 19, 2017

1.In the sentence, "Naomi never needs notes nor does she need a net." The word "never" is

2.This famous strait at the entrance to the Mediterranean has a noteworthy outcropping of rock:

3.Which number can be expressed as a repeating decimal?

4.Your lemonade stand sells 16 glasses of lemonade per hour on very hot days. A quart of lemonade requires four lemons. You sell lemonade in 8 ounce glasses. How many lemons will you need to make enough lemonade to keep the stand open from 1:00-5:00 pm on a 95 degree day?

5.To a chemist, which one would not fit with the rest?

6.A back pack with which dimensions holds the most, assuming you can use all available space?

7.Mrs. Van Zile bought three new packs of stickers for her classroom. She received $.83 change for her $5 bill. If two of the packs were $1.39 each, how much was the other pack?

8.Which happened longest ago?

9.Which of the following words cannot be used as both a noun and a verb?

10.Which best fits a U.S. "holiday" celebrated the third Sunday in June?