Mensa Genius Quiz Book

Overview

Are You A Genius? Let The Mensa Genius Quiz Book help you find out. This collection of quizzes, puzzles, games, and strategies is guaranteed to tax your intelligence, provide hours of entertainment, and make you glad that the answers can be found at the back of the book! You need an IQ in the top two percent of the population to join the internationally famous Mensa Society, but with the sample tests inside you can see how you'd rate in their ranks. You'll also find tips from Mensa members inside on how to boost ...
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Overview

Are You A Genius? Let The Mensa Genius Quiz Book help you find out. This collection of quizzes, puzzles, games, and strategies is guaranteed to tax your intelligence, provide hours of entertainment, and make you glad that the answers can be found at the back of the book! You need an IQ in the top two percent of the population to join the internationally famous Mensa Society, but with the sample tests inside you can see how you'd rate in their ranks. You'll also find tips from Mensa members inside on how to boost your own intelligence, improve your memory, and think more effectively. A special section on how to take tests shows how anyone can do better on almost any test imaginable. You even have a chance to take Mensa's own preliminary test to see if you might qualify to join its exclusive society. Whether you're verbally, numerically, or visually inclined, this "Rubik's Cube of Books" is the book for you.

Match wits with Mensa, the international "high IQ" organization whose members contributed many of the brain-teasers, word games, puzzles and games in this fun book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780465006168
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/1965
  • Pages: 144

Meet the Author

Abbie F. Salny, Ed.D., is the Supervisory Psychologist of American Mensa, has written many best-selling puzzle books, including The Mensa Genius Quiz Book. Members of Mensa have all scored in the top two percent of the population on a standard intelligence test.

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Table of Contents

Preface: The Fun of Answering 8
Are you a Secret Super Brain (and don't even know it?) 15
What is this Thing Called Mensa? 19
How to Take a Test, Any Test 21
1 Trivia 23
Warm-Ups 25
A Question of Relativity 29
Match Wits with Mensa 35
2 Vocabulary 39
Warm-Ups 41
In-Word ... 47
Match Wits with Mensa 55
3 Analogies 61
Warm-Ups 63
Analyzing Analogies 67
Match Wits with Mensa 73
4 Mathematics, Reasoning, and Logic 77
Warm-Ups 79
The Mensa Diet 85
Adding It Up 87
Match Wits with Mensa 95
5 Classics 99
Warm-Ups 101
Classic Conundrums 105
Match Wits with mensa 113
Answers 117
A Word About IQ and What it is and is Not Mensa Mini Test 140
About the Authors 143
How to Join Mensa 144
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