~ Mensa Workout Results (2/16/03) ~

Your score was 22 out of 30. That is a very good score, you would have a good chance of passing the Mensa test.

Please note that the Mensa Workout is NOT the official Mensa test, and your score will not qualify or disqualify you for membership.

1. 1600. Sally likes perfect squares.

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2. 6. One typist types one page in two minutes.

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3. 21:00. 2 hours later (23:00 - 1 hour before midnight) is half the time until midnight as 1 hour later (22:00 - 2 hours before midnight).

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4. C.

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5. 5. 1/10 of 400 is 40, 1/4 of 40 is 10, 1/2 of 10 is 5.

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6. 20. If you found 10, you forgot about 70, 71, etc. If you got 11, you forgot about the 70 series, but remembered 77 had 2; if you got 19, you forgot about the extra 7 in 77; if you got 21 you created a 7 out of thin air.

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7. 10. The fact that the words are the names of the months doesn't matter. The rule is that each syllable is worth 5.

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8. 25. Apples are worth 7, bananas are worth 8, strawberries are worth 3 and cherries are worth 2.

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9. 10 meters. sqrt(3*3 + 4*4) * 2. They make two right triangles.

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10. 8. Circle has one line, octagon has eight.

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11. It is not really sensible to rely on something that has not yet happened and may not ever happen.

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12. No. The other 800 elephants can be any mix of all blue and pink and green stripes.

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13. POST. POSTcard POSTbox POSTcode POSTbag POSThaste.

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14. 64. Each number is the cube of the sequence 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

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15. PARACHUTE.

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16. DAY. DAYlight, DAYbreak, DAYtime.

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17. LAND. grassLAND, LANDscape.

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18. STRONGER.

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19. BANALITIES.

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20. O. JKLMN ->O<- PQRST.

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21. Radish. Both grow underground.

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22. Flower. The only one not made by man.

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23. Elk. The only one that isn't a pet.

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24. A. When the outer shape is a hexagon, the center is a circle and vice-versa. The colors alternate.

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25. 11 5. Alternating numbers go up by 2, and down by 1.

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26. C. The number of lines on the side with the stick goes increases by one, while the side opposite the stick decreases by one. The stick alternates sides.

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27. 25.

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28. 17. Prime numbers.

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29. E. Alternate letters increase by one.

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30. E. The first column has 6 'petals', while the second has 5. The first row is solid. The second row has lines going from the 'petals' into the center.

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