The following questions are provided by the folks at American Mensa, the High IQ Society. Can you provide the answers? If you find that you do need some help, click here for the answers. By Dr. Abbie F. Salny

1. Think of a word that means “to misplace” and add a letter to make a word that means “to shut.” Then, think of a word for a musical sound and add a letter to make a word for a hard rock.

2. Unscramble the letters in each word below, and then unscramble the order of the words to create a Tom Swifty sentence.

TRENA LEEOPP TA EHT
CHEAB YMAN DIAS REEH
MOT DOLLYC HEERT

3. If the square of four is 16, cross out the A and B below. If the square of five is four, cross out the C’s and R’s. If the square root of 16 is four, cross out the D’s and N’s. If it’s is not a plural, cross out the S’s. What do you get?

A B C D D O N N R R E C D S S T

4. An eight-letter word is coiled in the box below. Find it by beginning with the correct letter and moving clockwise or counterclockwise around the box, using each letter only once.

 X E S T E R E M

5. Find the five-digit number in which the first two digits represent the number of original U.S. states, the third digit is the sum of the first and second digits, the fourth digit is half the third, and the fifth digit is four times the fourth. The sum of all of the digits is 18.

6. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same six letters, can be used to complete the sentences below?