Mr.
B’s “BRAINO” 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: twolegged, fourlegged,
and sixlegged 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 sixlegged chickens
as there were fourlegged 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.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Answers will be
posted on Monday.
David
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