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Official Mensa® Challenge – October 2020

Are you ready for Mensa?

American Mensa is where brilliance belongs – it’s where friendships are forged for life, business connections and opportunities are made, and where brilliant minds find the chance to engage with others in an intellectually stimulating environment.

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Quiz © 2018 Dr. Abbie F. Salny



1. What do the following words have in common? (It has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables.)

RIALTO   BREAK   CHEATER   CLOBBER

2. The 26 letters below can be anagrammed into a seven-word proverb meaning that much is possible if a person really wants it. What is the proverb?

A A A E E E E E E H H H I L L R R R S S T T W W W Y

3. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same eight letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?

When the young actor ________ his craft, audiences ________ into theaters to see him.

4. Supply the missing number.

5. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same six letters, can be used to complete the sentences below?

The shop had supplied thousands of ____________ with the outfit of their dreams.

Unfortunately, after the major flood, all that was left was a pile of ____________.



Answers

  1. Each can be anagrammed into a word that names an occupation: TAILOR, BAKER, TEACHER, COBBLER.
  2. WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY.
  3. mastered, streamed
  4. 31 (A = 6, X = 7, Y= 8, Z = 9)
  5. brides, debris