Friday, October 17, 2014

Mr. B's Brain-O Quiz Number 2

Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” Quiz
Guaranteed to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:_________________ DATE:________ PERIOD:________
Directions: Carefully read and answer the following questions.  Print your answer clearly in the box next to each question.  Questions are worth one zillion nano bonus point each.  However, if you get all five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten zillion nano bonus points.

Find the name of an animal hidden in the following sentence: “It is nice to do good deeds, even when you don’t get any special reward or recognition for it.”
Consider the equation: 5 + 5 + 5 = 550.  Without changing the equal sign, add one straight line to make the equation true.
Using any combination of parentheses and the operation symbols +, -, x, and ÷), how can you arrange the numbers 7, 7, 7, 7 and 7 into a mathematical expression equal to 6?
Picture a map of the United States in your head.  Alaska is the state that is farthest north.  Which state is the farthest south?
How much dirt is in a rectangular hole 3 feet wide, 4 feet long and 6 feet deep?
The significant problems we face
cannot be solved at the same level of thinking
we were at when we created them.
- Albert Einstein
WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Mr. B’s “Brain-O” Quiz, Volume 1, page 2
Solutions will be posted on Monday.

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