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# If You Can Answer These Mensa Quiz Questions, You’re Probably a Genius

Updated Feb. 21, 2024

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

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## Are you a genius?

Mensa is a society for bright people, and the only qualification to get in is to have a high IQ. Are you smart enough to make the cut? Test your IQ with this tricky practice Mensa IQ test. Get a pencil and paper ready because you’re going to need to write out your thoughts to find the answers to the questions on this quick IQ test. If you need a brain boost before you start, try playing these brain games and solving these hard riddles to get your mind warmed up. How many questions can you answer correctly?

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## Question 1:

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.)

To test your smarts further, see if you can pass this elementary school math test.

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The answer to this math riddle on the Mensa IQ test is 1,155.

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## Question 2:

This one is a long riddle, so read it carefully. 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?

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The answer is 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:

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?

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Cherries (Tabitha only likes food with two syllables).

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## Question 4:

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?

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The answer to this tricky Mensa IQ test question is Rachel.

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## Question 5:

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

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

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## Question 6:

Find the number that best completes the following sequence: 1 2 4 7 11 ? 22.

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16 (each number adds 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, respectively, to the preceding number).

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## Question 7:

Marian bought 4 oranges and 3 lemons for 90 cents. The next day, she bought 3 oranges and 4 lemons for 85 cents. How much did each lemon and orange cost?

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Oranges cost 15 cents each; lemons cost 10 cents each.

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## Question 8:

Start with the number of total mittens lost by 3 kittens, and multiply by the voting age in the United States. What’s the answer?

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216 (3 kittens at 4 mittens each = 12 x 18).

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## Question 9:

There is at least one 9-letter word that contains only 1 vowel. Do you know what it is?

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The nine-letter word is “strengths.” Did you guess the answer to this Mensa IQ test question correctly?

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## Question 10:

Using all the letters each time, can you make at least 3 words from the letters REIAMN?

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