Science Cafe: What is Intelligence?

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Here are some sample IQ Test questions from
1. Which number is the next logical number in the following sequence of numbers: 2, 6, 14, 30...
2. Three birds and and four dogs have how many total legs?
3. Judy had a number of raisins. After eating one, she gave half the remainder to her sister. After eating another raisin, she gave a third of what was left to her brother. Judy now had only six raisins left. How many raisins did she start with?
4. Tim's grandfather's son is Mike's dad. How is Mike related to Tim (assume nobody has ever remarried)?
a) They are first cousins b) Mike is Tim's uncle c) Tim is Mike's uncle d) Tim is Mike's father e) Mike is Tim's father


Dr. Cynthia Holland, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Cuyahoga Community College
Dr. Joseph Fagan, Psychology Professor, Case Western Reserve University

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