TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of July 19, 2024

1.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? (5 points)

2.A blue checkmark on this social media site verifies that an account of public interest is authentic. The site was founded by: (10 points)

3.A poster in Mr. Jones' art room depicts Grant Shuey's painting "American Gothic." One object that it prominent in the painting is a: (20 points)

4.Which of the following could not be used to hold a liquid? (10 points)

5.Which of the following sentences is grammatically incorrect? (5 points)

6.Mr. Schwartz's science class has 8 blondes, 7 brunettes, 3 redheads, 5 black-haired, 1 towhead, and 1 albino. What percentage of the class is brunette? (10 points)

7.Which of these is not an element? (5 points)

8.Scientists believe this very bright light could be a galaxy in its infant stage. (10 points)

9.Which is not related to the others? (20 points)

10."This above all: to thine own self be true." This famous quote has two... (5 points)