Mensa Quiz

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, try our Puzzle and Quiz Answers page

1 First unscramble the letters in each word below, and then unscramble the word order to create a Tom Swifty sentence.

MOT DSAI DOFO I
FI PCYIS LYRALE EKLI
I LYNGERGI NDTO NWKO.


2 How many common English words can you make from the letters below, using all 13 letters only once in each word?

A E E E I N N S S T T T V


3 Fill in each blank below with a word that means the same as the word on the left when read normally and fits the definition on the right when read backward.

Wicked_____________Exist
Make a picture___________Municipal sector


4 The following puzzle consists of one word that can be split into two words.

One word: significant
Two words: 1) think about, 2) capable


5 A well-known adage has been put into very fancy language. Can you put it back into everyday English?

A member of the feathered species ?contained within the digital extremity has a ?valuation double that of the same species located in a rather large plant species.


6 Susan is two-thirds her sister Sally’s age. In six years, she will be five-sixths Sally’s age. Two years ago, she was half her sister’s age. How old are they now?

7 Some letters have been removed from the names of vegetables in the list you see below. Fill in the missing letters to find out what each vegetable is.

C__ __ __ __I__C
__U__A__ __G__
__O__ __A__D __R__ __ __S
__P__ __ __C__


Bonus Question: Michelangelo was known for doing a certain type of wet-plaster painting. What is it called?


American Mensa Limited, known as the High IQ Society, is an organization for individuals who have one common trait: a score in the top 2 percent on any supervised standardized intelligence test. For more information about American Mensa or to take the Mensa Home Test, visit www.us.mensa.org/americanway or call (800) 66-MENSA.

Dr. Abbie F. Salny was the supervisory psychologist for ?American Mensa and Mensa International for more than 25 years. She is a co-author of the Mensa Think Smart Book. Quiz © 2010 by Dr. Abbie F. Salny and American Mensa Limited from the Mensa Page-A-Day Calendar (Workman Publishing). The 2011 edition of the calendar is available for sale now.