## Friday, August 7, 2015

### Mr. B's Braino-O Quiz # 19

8/07/2015

Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” Quiz
Guaranteed to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:__________________ DATE:____________ PERIOD:_______
Directions: Carefully read and answer the following questions.  Print you answer clearly in the box next to each question.  Questions are worth one zillion nano bonus points each.  However, if you get all five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten zillion nano bonus points.
 1. Most of the players on the University of Tennessee football team can catch this, but none can throw it.  What is it? 2. Old McDonald has been experimenting with genetically altering chickens: two-legged, four-legged, and six-legged chickens.  Being bored one day, I decided to count the chickens and found there were exactly 150 legs and 50 heads in total, and there were twice as many six-legged chickens as there were four-legged chickens. How many of each kind of chicken were there? 3. At home you have a drawer just for socks.  In the drawer are 16 black socks, 12 white socks, and 8 blue socks.  Without looking, how many socks would you have to take out to make sure you had at least one pair? 4. Using any combination of parentheses and the operation symbols (+, -, x, and ÷), how can you arrange the numbers 6, 6, 6, 6, and 6 into a mathematical expression equal to 2? 5. How long did the War of the Roses (also known as the 30 Years War) last?

When you come to a road block, take a detour.

WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Answers will be posted on Monday.

David