Answer These Tricky Questions and We'll Guess Your IQ

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By: Zoe Samuel

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Did you get good grades in high school?

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What kind of degree did you get after high school?

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Are you a quick study?

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Can you fathom technical manuals?

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What's the most difficult knot you know how to tie?

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Can you size someone up from their shoes?

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Can you successfully build Ikea furniture without the instructions?

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Can you tie a bowtie?

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How easily can you navigate a crowd?

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Can you set up a computer without instructions?

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What is the most difficult of these skills that you have mastered?

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How are you at chess?

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How are you at blackjack?

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What is the best way to cut a loaf of bread with a knife?

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How should you remove a book from a packed shelf with a lip overhanging the top inch of the book?

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Which is more effective, the stick or the carrot?

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How often do you correctly predict the twist in a movie while watching the first act?

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What walks on four legs, then two legs, then three legs?

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What is the sound of one hand clapping?

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What do you gain from meditation?

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Thirty white horses on a red hill. First they stamp, then they champ, then they stand still. What are they?

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Do you know instinctively what angle to lean a ladder against a wall?

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What must stock traders never catch?

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Why would a camper tie his shoes when a bear approaches him and his friend?

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If you close your eyes, and I raise my hand and extend a number of fingers, how many fingers am I holding up?

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Have you ever repaired a household appliance?

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How many languages do you speak?

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If you are camping and you take the lid off of a pot, what do you do with it?

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How many in a baker's dozen?

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Which number comes after 1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21?

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About This Quiz

IQ is a peculiar measure of intelligence prized by some (presumably members of Mensa) and disregarded by others. Having a high IQ doesn't guarantee career success, relationship success, or school success. What it can mean, however, is that your ability to think on your feet will be valuable in the narrow areas that are your aptitudes.

IQ tests can measure a person's IQ a number of different ways. Some tests are mostly mechanical, giving participants physical puzzles to solve in an allotted time. These tests are usually reserved for children, the color blind, or other people unable to, for whatever reason, take the written test. Where the rubber meets the road is when IQ is put to work in the real world, solving problems on the job or in everyday life. Only there can true intelligence be measured because only then does any of it really matter.

So are you a genius, or a bozo? Can you match wits with Mensa, or are you intellectual chaff? You could go to an IQ testing center and spend hours on complicated and ultimately irrelevant questions all afternoon, or you could sit in the comfort of your home and in a few short minutes have the answer you've been looking for. Take this quiz and find out how high you'll score.

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