Who wants to take an "IQ test"?

James D S

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You beat me Christopher. I got a 159. This has to be bogus.

The syllogisms with the made up words were giving me fits. LOL
My pattern recognition score is 88 - What is this?
 

Carl Johnson

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Congratulations! Your general IQ score is 118.

A person whose IQ score falls in the range of 111-128 is considered to be "above average intelligence".

I may be above average but thus far I'm the weakest link...
 

DaveF

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Note: There are instructions for the quiz (which I didn't notice when I took it).
Work quickly (~12 minutes)
No writing allowed
No help (so ignore my post)
Reverse Engineering the IQ Test
(barring low-iq mistakes on my part
)
For ages 21 - 30 (scoring is age dependent; there is some hidden scaling based on age)
Answer all True -> 118
Answer all False -> 96
Min score: 49
Max Score: 166
Max score: 255 (for age 6)
Correct Answers and Scores
01 T 2 pts
02 F 2 pts
03 T 2 pts
04 F 2 pts
05 T 2 pts
06 T 2 pts
07 T 2 pts
08 F 2 pts
09 T 2 pts
10 T 2 pts
11 F 2 pts
12 T 2 pts
13 T 2 pts
14 T 2 pts
15 T 2 pts
16 F 2 pts
17 F 3 pts
18 F 3 pts
19 F 3 pts
20 T 3 pts
21 T 3 pts
22 T 3 pts
23 T 3 pts
24 F 3 pts
25 F 3 pts
26 F 3 pts
27 T 3 pts
28 T 3 pts
29 T 3 pts
30 F 3 pts
31 F 3 pts
32 T 3 pts
 

andrew markworthy

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Well, mine came out as 141. On standardised tests I usually get between 155 and 161, depending on the type of test.

Incidentally, Dave, there is usually scaling according to age on IQ tests. As you get older, *in general* a person's raw score (i.e. the number of questions you got right) declines. However, IQ ('intelligence quotient') is not, contrary to popular belief, how well you stand relative to the total population, but how well you do relative to your age group. Therefore, different age groups have different norms and distributions.
 

SteveA

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I got a 82. Does that mean I'm, like, stupid or something? Well, stupid-is-as-stupid - uh, whatever!
 

teapot2001

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I got a 133. I then tried again by clicking random answers as quickly as possible and got a 122.

~T
 
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Ok, I admit it - low man on the totem pole here: 111.

I should point out, however, that at least two of the questions are ambiguous. Any answer to either one is impossible to give due to a lack of information.



In 20 they don't specify which order in which to count the digits (i.e.,does the top thumb or the overlapped thumb get counted first?)

In 28 they do not state the length of each of the six toothpicks (i.e., are they all the same length?)
 

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