Official Mensa® Challenge – August 2023

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1. Match each animal in the left column with its group name on the right.

1. Sheep

2. Lion

3. Owl

4. Swan

a. Bevy

b. Parliament

c. Flock

d. Pride

2. Choose the correct letter from each clue in the rhyme below, then read the letters in order. They’ll spell out the answer to the riddle.

My first is in pick also in pay

My second in add and also in day.

My third in fine and also ring.

My fourth in sign and also sing.

My last in yes you’ll always find.

My whole a flower as defined.

__  __  __  __  __

3. The name of a bird is hidden in each of the three sentences below. Can you find all three? (Hint: The letters are in consecutive order.)

“You’re three over par, rotten luck,” said the caddie. Both awkward dancers fell down. I am disgusted with rush hour traffic.

4. Fill in the blanks.     

__ __ C __ N __ I __ E __ __ T __ __ Y

5. Supply the missing number.


1. 1 – c, 2 – d, 3 – b, 4 – a 


3. parrot, hawk, thrush


5. 9 (A= 1, B = 2, C = 3, D = 4)

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