TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of December 15, 2017

1.Which does not belong? (5 points)

2.Which pair does not have the same relationship as the rest? (5 points)

3.In Charles Dickens' famous holiday story, three of the primary characters are: (10 points)

4.Which of these is not part of a figure of speech in a famed poem by Clement Clarke Moore? (10 points)

5.Which would require Santa to travel the farthest from his home? (20 points)

6.Which does not belong? (20 points)

7.In the final line of a carol that includes Parson Brown, you will find this figure of speech: (10 points)

8.Sheila plans to put away her holiday decorations in an old box after the holidays, so she will need to tape every corner to reinforce them. She needs exactly 216 inches of tape to exactly cover the edges with no overlap. If the box is twice as long as it is high, and its depth is 18 inches, what are its dimensions? (10 points)

9.In 1965, a young boy with a blanket joined his bald-headed friend and the gang for the first animated Christmas TV special. The group's biggest accomplishment was: (5 points)

10.Sleigh bells ring... This line from a Christmas carol is also about (5 points)