IQ Tests and Intelligence
IQ tests are ideal
for measuring differences in abilities for tasks that are
analytical in nature, and that is why scores show significant
correlations with academic achievement. However intelligence
is a broad concept and includes skills or behaviors that
cover a much wider variety of tasks. Emotional IQ and creativity,
for example, are best examined through other tests. Therefore
your IQ score should not be regarded as the most important
indicator of intelligence or future success, but rather
as an evaluation of the specific skills that are measured
and reported by a particular test. Click here
for a brief history of intelligence.
Want to prepare for the
test? Try a few practice questions!
| IQ Scores
Your score will reveal your performance
relative to everyone else in your age group. IQ scores follow
a normal distribution, with two thirds of each age group
having an IQ score between 85 and 115, and with almost everyone
else scoring between 70 and 130. The questions you get right
or wrong will help you identify strengths and weaknesses,
thus revealing educational opportunities, or uncovering
Some of the
questions require reasoning with knowledge that has already
been learned, while others require reasoning with novel
Visual/spatial abilities, logical reasoning, and proficiency
in language are some of the skills covered in this test.
for a list of the skills and abilities covered in this test.
- There are 30 multiple choice questions.
are more difficult than others, however all are worth the same points
- This test usually about 10 minutes to complete.
- The test can be taken only once per computer terminal.
Please make sure that you have enough time to complete the test.
- This test is under maintenance, as a result the mental abilities analysis is temporarily omitted.