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So you want to join the Mensa Society and do not know if you have what it takes. Maybe you just want to know if you can score in the top 2 percent of the world’s most intelligent people?You cannot join Mensa taking just any online intelligence test, you have to take an approved Mensa quiz and have your Mensa test answers supervised by a professional.
The Mensa Society has its own Mensa quiz you can choose to take but it will not give you an IQ score. You can only take the Mensa quiz once, and if your Mensa test answers are not in the top 2 percent you cannot take it again. You can take another approved intelligence test and submit those scores later on.
Mensa test answers come in all forms including true and false answers, as well as giving the answers to puzzles, and to multiple choice questions.
Here are some Mensa quiz samples to give you a taste of what you are in for if you want to take the Mensa quiz for membership.
Here are three sample Mensa quizzes (with the Mensa test answers) taken from the The Mensa Genius ABC Quiz Book published by Perseus Books in 1998 and written by Alan Stillson:
1. What Comes Next? What logically comes next in the following sequence: A, K, Q, Y,
(answer: 10 as these are card values)
2. Mathematical Jargon. What is the mathematical word that completes the sentence when pronounced correctly? He came to the beach a pale man, but went home as a ….
3. Limericks. What is the subject of the following limerick:
I’m amazing ‘cause I’ve got the force
To hold down a cow or a horse.
As you’ve doubtlessly found,
I am always around,
And I’m constantly working, of course.
The following test is a sample taken from the Mensa Book and this Odd One Out Mensa Quiz is rated difficult.
1. Which snake is the odd one out?
2. Which tree does not belong to the same family as the others?
a. Cooper Beech
b. Weeping Willow
(answer: weeping willow)
3. Which animal is the odd one out?
4. Which fish is the odd one out?
5. Which part of the body is the odd one out?
6. Which musical instrument is the odd one out?
7. Which state was not part of the Confederacy during the Civil War?
8. Which country is the odd one out?
c. Puerto Rico
9. Which of the following is not a Greek god?
10. Which city is the odd one out?
c. Salt Lake City
In the next sample Mensa quiz you have to complete the word that corresponds with each letter. If you get a score of more than 19, you are in the genius range.
When you finish check the Mensa test answers to see how you score.
Example: 24 H in a D = 24 Hours in a Day
1. 26 L of the A
2. 7 D of the W
3. 7 W of the W
4. 12 S of the Z
5. 66 B of the B
6. 52 C in a P (WJs)
7. 13 S in the USF
8. 18 H on a G C
9. 39 B of the O T
10. 5 T on a F
11. 90 D in a R A
12. 3 B M (S H T R)
13. 32 is the T in D F at which W F
14. 15 P in a R T
15. 3 W on a T
16. 100 C in a R
17. 11 P in a F (S) T
18. 12 M in a Y
20. 8 T on a O
21. 29 D in F in a L Y
22. 27 B in the N T
23. 365 D in a Y
24. 13 L in a B D
25. 52 W in a Y
26. 9 L of a C
27. 60 M in a H
28. 23 P of C in the H B
29. 64 S on a C B
30. 9 P in S A
31. 6 B to an O in C
32. 1000 Y in a M
33. 15 M on a D M C
How did you go? Now see how many Mensa test answers you got right.
1. 26 Letters of the Alphabet
2. 7 Days of the Week
3. 7 Wonders of the World
4. 12 Signs of the Zodiac
5. 66 Books of the Bible
6. 52 Cards in a Pack (Without Jokers)
7. 13 Stripes in the United States Flag
8. 18 Holes on a Golf Course
9. 39 Books of the Old Testament
10. 5 Toes on a Foot
11. 90 Degrees in a Right Angle
12. 3 Blind Mice (See How They Run)
13. 32 is the Temperature in Degrees Fahrenheit at which Water Freezes
14. 15 Players in a Rugby Team
15. 3 Wheels on a Tricycle
16. 100 Cents in a Rand
17. 11 Players in a Football (Soccer) Team
18. 12 Months in a Year
19. 13 is Unlucky For Some
20. 8 Tentacles on a Octopus
21. 29 Days in February in a Leap Year
22. 27 Books in the New Testament
23. 365 Days in a Year
24. 13 Loaves in a Bakers Dozen
25. 52 Weeks in a Year
26. 9 Lives of a Cat
27. 60 Minutes in a Hour
28. 23 Pairs of Chromosomes in the Human Body
29. 64 Squares on a Chess Board
30. 9 Provinces in South Africa
31. 6 Balls to an Over in Cricket
32. 1000 Years in a Millenium
33. 15 Men on a Dead Man’s Chest
If you scored:
• between 1 and 5 then you are in the average range
• between 6 and 11 then you are somewhat intelligent
• between 12 and 18 then you are in the intelligent range
• above 19 and you are in the genius range
So you want to join Mensa and you think you are smart enough. This mini Mensa Quiz was written by Dr. Abbie F. Salny (http://www.maryland.us.mensa.org/Mini-Quiz.pdf). Look up the Mensa test answers to see if you have what it take to sit the real Mensa quiz for admission.
1. Bill climbs a two-mile hill at an uphill speed of two miles per hour, spends no time at the top, and immediately walks down at six miles per hour. What is his average speed for the up and down trips?
2. What is the number that is two more than one-tenth of one-fifth of one-tenth of 1,000?
3. Can you think of an American tree whose name contains all five vowels?
4. Pat likes books but not magazines, she likes going to shows but not the ballet, and she likes movies but not pictures. By the same rules, will she like videos or tapes?
5. Six smart people can read 12 books in six hours. How many books can three of these smart people read in nine hours?
6. Begin with the number of legs on a spider, add the number of stars in the U.S. flag in 1935, divide by two and add the number of leaves that enables you to distinguish poison ivy. What do you have?
7. If seven chocolate bars and one bag of jelly beans cost $0.36 and 10 bags of jelly beans and one chocolate bar cost $0.15, how much is a chocolate bar?
8. Of the words listed below, one is the “odd man out.” This difference has nothing to do with letters, vowels, consonants or syllables. Can you find the word?
Grate Mitts Blame
9. In a county fair pie-eating contest, Joe ate three pies in 20 minutes. At the same speed, how long did it take to win the contest by eating twenty-one pies?
10. What is the 11-letter word that all smart people spell incorrectly?
There are the Mensa test answers for the sample Mensa admission test. How did you score?
1. Three miles per hour (one hour up, 20 minutes down = 80 minutes for four miles; 20 minutes per mile, three miles per hour)
2. Four (1000 divided by 10 = 100 divided by 5 = 20 divided by 10 = 2+2=4)
4. Videos. She likes words with O.
5. Nine. Each one reads a book in three hours.
6. 31 (8+48=56 divided by 2+3 [“Leaflets 3, let it be.”] = 31
7. $0.05 (Jelly beans are $0.01 per bag, chocolate bars are $0.05)
8. Mitts. The others can be scrambled into the names of girls. Greta, and Mabel or Melba.
9. 2 hours and 20 minutes (seven times as long), 140 minutes.
If you scored:
• between 9 and 10 you should apply for Mensa membership
• between 7 and 8 you have a good chance of gaining Mensa membership
• between 5 and 6 you may have a chance of passing the Mensa admissions test
• under 5 you need to keep practicing