Friday, September 18, 2015

Mr. B's Brain-O Quiz # 25


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 points each.  However, if you get all five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten zillion nano bonus points.

In years past, students memorized the following mnemonic verse.  Why?
Now I will a rhyme construct,
By chosen words the young instruct,
Cunningly devised endeavour:
Con it and remember ever.
Widths in circle here you see
Sketched out in strange obscurity....


Six eggs are in a basket.  How can six girls divide them up so that each gets an egg, but one egg remains in the basket?


What do these words all have in common?
         CRABCAKE         CALMNESS
         DEFINITE          MONOPOLY
         COUGHING                THIRSTY
         HIJACKED          STUDENTS


A dealer of rare coins is offering some old English coins for sale.  Two one-shilling coins are in similar condition and are inscribed “King George I” and “King George II.”  Which one would you pay more for?


Which year, since year 1, requires the most letters to write if you write it using Roman numerals?

Nothing in life is to be feared.  It is only to be understood.

- Marie Curie

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.


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