What is your IQ?

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  1. void macrumors 6502

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  2. MacFan25 macrumors 68000

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    Re: What is your IQ?

    Age really doesn't matter when you are talking about IQ. Your IQ stays the same througout your life + or - a couple points.
     
  3. void thread starter macrumors 6502

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    There were a bunch of q's that i didn't understand
     
  4. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    I.Q. isn't really all that valid - and its also comparing yourself to people the same age group as you. I've taken a few test in the past and have had a range of scores, 20 points or more different.

    Supposedly taking your highest score you've ever had is what you should use.

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  5. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    also, i wouldn't put too much stock in an internet IQ test. the only "accurate" results are from professionally administered tests.

    And I scored a 129 on that test, and I'm 19. So what?

    edit: i took the test
     
  6. bbarnhart macrumors 6502a

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    I scored a 127. There are classes you can take for studying for your GRE. I was going to take some graduate classes and I took a sample GRE. The questions were like this, but harder. I scored poorly. I found out about these classes because I was embarrassed about scoring so low. I didn't take the classes or a real GRE so I don't know how much it would have helped. But, a lot the questions like if x is to y then a is to ... have tricks to them.

    Learn the tricks and score well on the tests.
     
  7. alia macrumors 6502a

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    I've actually heard that your IQ goes down as you get older, because you can't learn as fast and as efficiently as you can as a child. The IQ test is actually supposed to gauge not how much you know but how quickly you learn. Also, they are supposed to be bad at measuring creative thinking.

    I scored super high as a 3 year old kid, but I bet it's gone down a LOT since then. Oh, and the score can vary by the test taken. I can't remember which one I took, but there are a couple of big ones that are usually only administered by a licensed psychologist, or something like that. I know this because my aunt has a master's in psychology, and she used to give the tests.

    :D


    Alia
     
  8. akushlan macrumors regular

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    According to the eMode test that you linked to, I scored a 156
     
  9. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    Did you see the people that "match your ability in your area"?

    I really hope no one takes this too seriously
     
  10. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    I just took a different online IQ test and scored a 158...thats a 31 point difference....clearly these tests are more for fun (and maybe a little bragging rights) than anything else

    https://secure.iqtest.com:443/iqtestprep1.html

    if anyone's interested

    edit: included link
     
  11. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    that is true. this internet test is just a hook to get you in to the dating service. It may have some small amount of validity, but not much.
     
  12. tazo macrumors 68040

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    I am between like 120 and 135-ish. I am 15, 16 in october.
     
  13. Mal macrumors 603

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    I wonder how this one compares to the one used in "Test the Nation" that aired a few weeks ago. Obviously, neither is accurate, but I scored higher on this one than was possible for someone in my age group on the show. Oh well, who cares.

    JW
     
  14. Computer_Phreak macrumors 6502

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    i only got a 126... but im smarter than that.
     
  15. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    well, as these sites do state, IQ doesn't change with age..
     
  16. MrMacMan macrumors 604

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    Gah damn I suck.

    I have no idea if that is good... :rolleyes:


    Never taken that before so...

    Is that good or bad, I'm 15 so...?
     
  17. applemacdude macrumors 68040

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    OK I took the test 3 times. First time I was being lazy and got 104. Next time I actually made educated guesses and I got 132. Took It again and got 129. It seems that it is just for fun and not the real thing
     
  18. mymemory macrumors 68020

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    My EQ was 120:(

    But I didn't get some of the phrases I had to complete, you can take 2 points from there and the problem with the cras going in opposite directions... any of my answers where there, the cars where creating a triangle and the longest side of the triangle had to by multiplied by 2 and that was the answer but not at all, not even doing the thing wrong.

    The one I didn't get at all was the white squares with the gray squears inside, that one got me.
     
  19. eyelikeart Moderator emeritus

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    be sure to tell anyone who is that they cannot view their score without buying... :rolleyes:


    I did get a 142 on the emode test though...
     
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    first off, i'm in mensa, which has a bottom requirement of somewhere between 135-140, depending (100, the scale base, is constantly fluctuating). I have tested anywhere from 130-155, depending on whether or not i'm taking my antidepressants :)

    age does not really matter, as was said, an IQ by definition is your mental age over your physical age. But yes, mental age is determined by other people, so you are indeed comparing yourself to others in your age range.

    IQ often only tests how well you take an IQ test. But there are ways to make it pretty accurate, and it can be a good gauge of certain things...

    pnw
     
  22. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    did you put your email address in? it gets sent directly to your email...yeah, i was confused at first too.
     
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    I have 6... a dead horse has 10!

    ...mawharharhar :rolleyes:
     
  24. Dignan macrumors 6502a

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    So whats all this mensa crap about?

    I got a 135 on the emode thing. I have no clue about anything dealing with IQs...

    Ah, I love college.
     

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