Math Trivia English Trivia Math Brain Busters Science Trivia Hidden Meanings 1pt 1 pt 1 pt 1pt 1 pt 2 pt 2 pt 2pt 2pt 2 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 4 pt 4 pt 4pt 4 pt 4pt 5pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt The number of minutes in 2 ½ hours. What is 150 minutes? 1 hour = 60 minutes The number of pounds in 3 tons. What is 6,000 pounds. 1 ton = 2,000 pounds The “mark” that separates hours from minutes when you write down the time. DAILY DOUBLE What is a colon? 4:32 AM A sundial is used to show a specific mathematical measurement. What is telling time by the position of the sun? The number of sides on a die. What is six? Each dice has the numbers 1 thru 6 represented by “dots” on each of the die’s six sides. The punctuation mark used in an contraction. What is an apostrophe? can not = can’t Stories that are made up rather than true. What is fiction? The Indian In The Cupboard is a fiction story about a magic cupboard that turns toys into real life. Words that name a person, place or thing. What is a noun? Person = President Bush Place = Carrollton, KY Thing = Tree The name of the rat in Charlotte’s Web. DAILY DOUBLE Who is Templeton? A statement that a person thinks or believes. What is an opinion? I think that the Lakers are the best NBA Team. The measurement of a right angle. What is 90 degrees. An area of the country where people use the same clock time. What is a time zone? We live in the Central Time Zone, but some areas are on Daylight Savings Time which is 1 hour different at certain times of the year. The numbers 606, 101, 5,005 have a special mathematical name. DAILY DOUBLE What is a palindrome? A (pal-in-drome) is a number that is the same frontwards or backwards 606 = 606. DAILY DOUBLE The number of zeroes “0s” in 1 million. What is 6 zeroes “0s”? 1,000,000 The Length multiplied times the Width. How do you determine the area of a 4 sided figure? Length = 4’ Width = 2’ L x W = Area 4 x 2 = 8 Square Feet Used to measure temperature. What is a thermometer? A fish breathes with these. What are gills? The sea creature that makes pearls. What is an oyster? A grain of sand gets into the oyster’s shell and the oyster covers it with layers of “mother of pearl”. The third planet away from the sun. What is Earth? Sun –> 1st Venus –> 2nd Mars –> 3rd Earth (3rd Rock From The Sun) The number of legs a spider has. How many is eight (8 legs)? ARREST YOU’RE What is “you’re under arrest”? Cycle Cycle Cycle What is a “tricycle”? Tri = Three (3) mac What is “Big Mac”? Open What is “Open At The Top”? Noon Good What is “Good Afternoon”?