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Anyone ever taken an IQ test?

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  1. TimDuncanDonaut

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    Was wondering (feel free to flex i guess). Do you remember at what age you took them.

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    Some well known folks and their score.

    Hilary Clinton - 140.
    Elon Musk - 155
    Stephen Hawking - 160
    Bill Gates - 160.

    Also curious if any have family or have worked with kids with IQ on the lower end.
     
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  2. BA1990

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    I'm a goddamn genius!
     
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    Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.
     
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    55. Is that good?
     
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    We know you're just dying to tell us your score...
     
  6. TimDuncanDonaut

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    Not really.

    But was going to say, the score is curbed for people of different age groups. So an adult (because of a more developed brain let's say) will need to get more questions answered correct to get a 100, than say a kid for his 100.

    Also a kid could have something like above an 100, but later grow up, if taken the test again may be just average.
     
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    I'm average in the Xerobull group.
     
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    Entirely stupid and subjective test.
     
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  9. TimDuncanDonaut

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    No tests are perfect sure. I know for IQ test, they try to not include certain biases like cultural knowledge or certain high/specific educational topics.

    Cultural knoweldge could be a question with reference to quinceanera or bar mitzvah.
    Educational level things could be like a very specific Astrophysics topic, where maybe only a physics major might know.

    Are there tests that are better that measure intelligence?
     
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    I did a mock Mensa test a few months ago. It had square root and prime number questions.

    Ain't nobody got time to remember that.

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  11. TimDuncanDonaut

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    Mensa is a good one that one is more for geniuses. IQ might skew for all spectrum.
     
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    I once read in a scientific journal that masturbation could raise my IQ. It was a stroke of genius.
     
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    Square root of 69? Ate somethin'.
     
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    I don't think pure brute brain force, aka, being a genius, has anything to do with anything you would learn in a class or a book.

    I also think there are different types of intelligence

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    There are also savants, that are brilliant in one particular thing, like Rainman, and lack severely in other areas.
     
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    Pretty good I think.
     
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    Last time I took one was for employment at a Securities Firm. I went in looking for a Financial Advisor role. After the test they offered me a Financial Analyst position.

    Would be interesting to see how my life may have skewed had I taken it.
     
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    I'm confused.. you said you took it and then you asked how you're life may have changed had you not taken it
     
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    The Trump kind or the Vince Young one? Aced em' both.

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