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1 BELL RINGERS, by ELIZABETH SHILEY Materials produced for classroom use in conjunction with permission from the University of Illinois Agricultural Education Program. Bell Ringers Submitted by Elizabeth Shiley and used in cooperation with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The materials that appear in this document may be freely reproduced for educational/training activities. There is no requirement to obtain special permission for such uses. We do, however, ask that the following statement appear on all reproductions: This permission statement is limited to the reproduction of material for educational/training events. Systematic or large-scale reproduction or distribution (more than one hundred copies per year)—or inclusion of items in publications for sale—may be done only with prior written permission. Also, reproduction on computer disk or by any other electronic means requires prior written permission. Contact the University of Illinois Agricultural Education Program to obtain special permission. The University of Illinois and its affiliated entities, in addition to the individual submitting the materials, assumes no liability to original work or activities therein.


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4 Top 10 Smartest Dogs

5 Top Ten Pet Names

6 Top Ten Deadliest Animals

7 Top Ten Smartest Species on Earth

8 BRAINTEASER!!! If you are in a dark room with a candle, a wood stove and a gas lamp. You only have one match, so what do you light first?

9 BRAINTEASER!!! Can you name four days which start with the letter "T"?

10 BRAINTEASER!!! Using the letters AAEEIIMMPPTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same across as down.

11 Where is the missing money?? Three people check into a hotel. They pay $30 to the manager and go to their room. The manager suddenly remembers that the room rate is $25 and gives $5 to the bellboy to return to the people. On the way to the room the bellboy reasons that $5 would be difficult to share among three people so he pockets $2 and gives $1 to each person. Now each person paid $10 and got back $1. So they paid $9 each, totaling $27. The bellboy has $2, totaling $29. Where is the missing $1?

12 Riddles 1.Mary’s father has 4 children; three are named Nana, Nene, and Nini. So what is the 4th child’s name? 2.The more of them you take, the more you leave behind. What are they? 3.What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?

13 Riddles 1.What is it that you will break every time you name it? 2.I am the beginning of sorrow, and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me, yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always in risk, yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun, but I am never seen out of darkness. 3.What has four fingers and one thumb, but is not alive?

14 Riddles 1.While walking across a bridge I saw a boat full of people. Yet on the boat there wasn't a single person. Why? 2.What am I? I am the only thing that always tells the truth. I show off everything that I see. I come in all shapes and sizes. So tell me what I must be! 3.What are two things you cannot eat for supper?

15 Riddle 1.A man is on a game show. He is presented with two doors, one on the left, and one on the right. Behind one is 2 million dollars, and behind the other is a donkey. Choose the correct door to win the prize. There are also two men in front of the doors, and they know which door leads to the millions. One wears a black hat, the other wears a white hat. The host explains that one of the men is a liar, and will always lie, and the other man will always tell the truth - but you don't know which is which. You can ask only one of the men only one question. What is the question, and which man do you ask to ensure you win the money?

16 Riddles 1.A plane crashes on the border of the U.S. and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors? 2.Alex wants to go home but can't, because the man in the mask is waiting for him. 3.I do not have any special powers, but I can predict the score of any football game before it begins. How can I do this?

17 Riddles 1.What are the next 3 letters in the following sequence? J, F, M, A, M, J, J, A, __, __, __ 2.You have a 3 gallon jug and a 5 gallon jug. You need to measure out exactly 7 gallons of water. How can you do it?

18 Riddle 1.An Arab sheik is old and must will his fortune to one of his two sons. He makes a proposition. His two sons will ride their camels in a race, and whichever camel crosses the finish line LAST will win the fortune for its owner. During the race, the two brothers wander aimlessly for days, neither willing to cross the finish line. In desperation, they ask a wise man for advice. He tells them something; then the brothers leap onto the camels and charge toward the finish line. What did the wise man say?

19 Riddles 1.Which came first, the chicken or the egg? 2.I left my campsite and hiked south for 3 miles. Turned east and hiked for 3 miles. Then turned north and hiked for 3 miles, at which time I came upon a bear inside my tent eating my food! What color was the bear?

20 ILLUSION The "illusion" is that this is just a picture of coffee beans; but it is not. Can you find a man's face among the beans?

21 Trivia Which Statement is False? – The longest recorded flight of a chicken is twenty- five seconds – Roosters cannot crow if they cannot fully extend their necks – The average garden variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head. – It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

22 Trivia 1.Who Invented Chewing Gum? 2.Who Sold the First Gum?

23 Sports Trivia 1.When the score of a tennis game is tied 40-40. 2.Stance on a skateboard, surfboard, snowboard or wakeboard in which the right foot is on the front of the board. 3.Area where relief pitchers warm up before coming into a baseball game. 4.In soccer or hockey, when an individual player scores goals. 5.In golf, when a player chooses to retake a shot.

24 Sports Trivia 1.In any sport, when the score is tied and the next team or player to score is automatically the winner. 2.Tradition in which infielders on a baseball team throw the ball to each other after recording an out. 3.In horse racing, when two or more horses finish a race exactly at the same time so it is declared a tie. 4.In football a long forward pass made out of desperation that has little chance of being caught. These passes are usually thrown at the end of the game. 5.In basketball, when a player records 10 or more in three of any of these categories: points, rebounds, assists, steals or blocked shots.

25 Illinois Trivia 1.In what year did Illinois enter the Union? What number state where they? 2.What is Illinois’ state tree? 3.What is the state flower? 4.What is the state bird? 5.Who is a famous writer from Illinois?

26 Puzzles!!


28 Puzzles!!!




32 Puzzles!!

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