The following questions are provided by the folks at American Mensa, the High IQ organization. Can you provide the answers? If you find that you do need some help, the answers are on this page


1. In each of the following three examples, use the clues to fill in the blanks with words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and different spellings.

A container _ _ _ _
Without color _ _ _ _

Acute discomfort _ _ _ _ 
Part of a window _ _ _ _

To dispense liquid _ _ _ _
Part of the skin _ _ _ _


2. Fill in the blanks to complete the word below.

_ N C _ _ S C _ _ U _ _ E _ _


3. Place the same three-letter word in each blank below to make four common words.

_ _ _ROT
_ _ _CASS
_ _ _ PET
_ _ _FARE


4. In the famous rhyme below, the vowels have been removed and the word breaks have been changed. Put back the vowels and find the rhyme.

LTTLB   YBLCM   BLWYR  
HRNTH   SHPSN   THMDW
THCWS   NTHCR   N

5. In each example, think of the five-letter answer to the top clue, then add an “A” to the letters and rearrange them to make the ­six-letter answer to the bottom clue.

Jeans material  _ _ _ _ _
Middle of the road  _ _ _ _ _ _

“My fault!”  _ _ _ _ _
Prayer beads  _ _ _ _ _ _

Bonus Question: What three seven-letter words that are anagrams of each other can be used to complete the sentence below?
 
When the police were _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to the
art theft, they discovered the painting
had been _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in significant
ways and the copycat crime appeared
to be _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to several others. 


 


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