TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of October 20, 2017

1.Which has the largest number of employees? (20 points)

2.Supreme Court Justices are: (10 points)

3.Which of the following words cannot be made into another correctly spelled word by adding a vowel next to the vowel already there? (10 points)

4.Peter Piper picked a peck of peppers. The peppers were planted in 10 rows. The first row had 10 plants, and each successive row had 3 more plants than the previous row. (10, 13, 16, etc.) How many pepper plants did Peter pick? (20 points)

5.What number comes next in this sequence? 1,2,4,3,4,4,5,6,4 (10 points)

6.Meteorologists use a this to measure changes in air pressure. (5 points)

7.Which word does not have a prefix with the same meaning as the others? (5 points)

8.What is the capital of Afghanistan? (5 points)

9.Which does not use renewable energy source? (10 points)

10.This sought-after seaway was never found by explorers but may be opening up today due to climate change: (5 points)