TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of June 12, 2024

1.The sum of the Roman numerals XCIX and MLVI is:

2.Which includes an affix that means "many"?

3.If you multiply the number of years between the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the end of the Revolution times the number of amendments in the Bill of Rights, you will have a number

4.Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

5.To paraphrase an old saying, A duo is a pleasant social engagement, but

6.Tim and Dylan each run a mile. Tim's time is 8 minutes, 40 seconds. Dylan's time is 25% faster than Tim's. What is Dylan's time?

7.You are standing atop Mt. Kilimanjaro, facing east. What is the closest sea you might see?

8.Cretaceous is to geology as Medieval is to:

9.A combination of US bills with whose portraits is worth most?

10.Seventy-eight years ago this month, Americans were "on the beach" making history... where and why?