TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of November 27, 2020

1.This man is known for his accomplishments as a freed slave, an educator, and a leader nationally-respected leader at the start of the twentieth century: (20 points)

2.Which sentence is the poorest fit in a paragraph with the other sentences, no matter what the order? (20 points)

3.Which is not a composite number? (5 points)

4.Wilbur and Orville had their historic first success here. (5 points)

5.Which does not belong? (5 points)

6.Known as "dirty snowballs" or "cosmic snowballs," these icy, small Solar System bodies may have a life span up to thousands of years. (10 points)

7.A floor measures 10 feet by 8 feet. How many 12 inch square tiles will it take to cover the floor? (10 points)

8.Which expression might I use to describe a text message that is "JK"? (10 points)

9.Psychologists believe that this phobia is based more on cultural beliefs than on any actual threat to human safety. Books such as Charlotte's Web help to perpetuate such phobias. (10 points)

10.Which does not belong? (5 points)