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Could You Be a Genius? This Mensa Quiz Will Tell You

Here's a fun way to put your IQ through its paces. Try these sample questions!

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Question 1:

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What is the 4-digit number in which the first digit is one fifth of the last, and the second and third digits are the last digit multiplied by 3? (Hint: The sum of all digits is 12.) (Could you pass this elementary school math test?)

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Answer:

1,155

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Question 2:

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Jane went to visit Jill. Jill is Jane's only husband's mother-in-law's only husband's only daughter's only daughter. What relation is Jill to Jane?

We bet you can't figure out this viral riddle, either.

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Answer:

Jane's daughter (Jane's mother's husband is Jane's father, his daughter is Jane, and Jill is her daughter).

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Question 3:

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Tabitha likes cookies but not cake. She likes mutton but not lamb, and she likes okra but not squash. Following the same rule, will she like cherries or pears?

Can you solve Einstein's riddle?

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Answer:

Cherries (Tabitha likes food with only two syllables). Tabitha also enjoys these challenging riddles.

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Question 4:

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In a footrace, Jerry was neither first nor last. Janet beat Jerry. Jerry beat Pat. Charlie was neither first nor last. Charlie beat Rachel. Pat beat Charlie. Who came in last?

We bet you can't tell what's wrong in these altered photos.

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Answer:

Rachel.

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Question 5:

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What is the number that is one more than one-tenth of one-fifth of one-half of 4,000?

 

Love math? We have some pretty funny math jokes.

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Answer:

41 (4,000 / 2 = 2,000, / 5 = 400, / 10 = 40, + 1 = 41)

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