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 Puzzles & Quiz Answer page.


1. Which is larger: the number of seconds in a week or the number of feet in 100 miles?

2. In each row, think of the five-letter answer to the clue on the first line, then add an “M” to the letters and rearrange them to make the six-letter answer to the clue on the second line.

a) “Loves me, loves me not” flower _ _ _ _ _ Consternation _ _ _ _ _ _

b) Pie nut _ _ _ _ _
To pitch tents _ _ _ _ _ _

c) Also known as _ _ _ _ _
Deli sausage _ _ _ _ _ _

d) Showy flower _ _ _ _ _
Word derived from person’s name_ _ _ _ _ _

 
3. A store owner has priced his candies based on a special system. A gumdrop costs 10 cents and a lollipop costs 15 cents. According to this system, how much will a jelly bean cost?

4. What two seven-letter words that are anagrams of each other can be used to complete the sentence below?

The young actor who _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to win
an award was filled with _ _ _ _ _ _ _ when
he read the bad reviews.

5. Kevin is four times as old as Mary was two years ago. In seven years, Mary will be as old as Kevin is now. How old are Kevin and Mary now?

Bonus Question: The names of three non-U.S. cities are hidden in the two sentences below. Can you find them? (The letters are in consecutive order.)

“Steven, I centered the
whole trip on your wishes.
It is base logic to blame me.”
The Second World War
saw much destruction.

 

American Mensa is an organization for people with IQs in the top 2 percent of the population. Members come from all walks of life and enjoy hundreds of  pportunities to share ideas and meet new people each year. To learn more, visit www.us.mensa.org/americanway, call us at (800) 66-MENSA or connect with us at www.facebook.com/americanmensa or www.twitter.com/americanmensa.

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