Brain Teasers for High School Students


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This type of brain teaser is the most common and often requires creative thinking to solve.

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1. A good idea when having students solve brain teasers is to first have them work alone, and then have them work...?

2. This type of brain teaser can be a palindrome, a word jumble, or a proverb that has been re-written with big words.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz combo to assess your knowledge of brain teasers used to teach high school students about different topics. You will need to know the different types of brain teasers in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Brain teaser that requires creative thinking
  • Brain teaser that can be a word jumble
  • A skill gained from brain teasers
  • The brain teaser that asks a question that has only one answer

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on brain teasers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding brain teasers that only have one answer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the skills gained from brain teasers

Additional Learning

To learn more about brain teasers, check out the lesson called Brain Teasers for High School Students. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine why brain teasers are used
  • Identify the different types of brain teasers
  • Examine how brain teasers develop the brain