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, the answers are on this page

1. Which of the scrambled words below is least like the others? The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables.


2. How many common English words can you make from the letters below, using all five letters once in each word? We were able to find four words.
A    E    N    R    S

3. Find the word that best completes the following sequence.
Cattle  Legal   Allowed  Educate
a) Hammer  b) Belong  c) Tender  d) Think

4. The name of a bird is hidden in each of the three sentences below. Can you find all three? (The letters are in consecutive order.)
“You’re three over par, rotten luck,”
said the caddie.

Both awkward dancers fell down.

I am disgusted with rush hour traffic.

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

A _ T _ D _ L _ _ _ _N
6. Tom is half as old as Ellen was three years ago. But In 10 years, Ellen will be one and one-half times as old as Tom. How old are Tom and Ellen now?

7. Unscramble the 25 letters below to make a five-word sentence that ends many fairy tales.
A  A  D  E  E  E  E  E 
F  H  H  I  I  L  L 
P  P  R  R  T  T  V  V  Y  Y

Bonus Question: Supply the missing number.
30      6        6
5       11       4
7       18       5
4         5       ?


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