How Intelligent Are You?

EDUCATION

Artimis Charvet

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Do you wish you were smarter than others? Do you want other people believed you were more intelligent?

Everything we do, from our first breath to the moment in which we die, is a matter of trial and error. A baby cannot learn to walk without falling first, and we cannot do better at work if we don’t know what to improve. Errors are actually how the brain learns; when we make decisions, neurons are activated, and if these decisions turn out to be wrong, the activated neurons are subsequently suppressed. Smart people reflect on these errors, and work to ensure that they do not happen again: it just takes an intelligent person to realize when a decision is wrong. The most brilliant of people make mistakes: renowned filmmakers release box office flops and manufacturers put products on the market that fail. It may feel humiliating and unpleasant when an idea which you think is genius is unsuccessful, but this happens to the best of us. Without failure, the successes would not be so exhilarating. Famous and successful people who experienced obstacles include Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post, whose second book was rejected by 36 publishers, as well as J.K. Rowling, whose Harry Potter books were rejected 12 times before she became one of the most successful authors of all time. If Huffington and Rowling didn’t push so hard, they never would have achieved the success they have today.

So what do you think? Do you have what it takes to be the next great mind of the world? Is there wonder inside of you just waiting to be released? Will your mighty brain one day be what conquers the modern world bringing peace to us all? Only 30 questions lay between you and eternal glory!

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Would you consider yourself to be open-minded to new ideas?

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How many ounces are in a pound?

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Are you a bit of a perfectionist?

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What U.S. state is the biggest?

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Would you consider yourself to be a curious person?

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Which of the following is NOT one of the seven dwarves from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"?

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How many projects are you currently involved with?

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Who invented the telephone?

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Do you find it difficult to quiet your mind?

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What is the capital of Texas?

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Are you organized or messy?

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What is CPR the abbreviation of?

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How do you deal with change?

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Which dog is considered the world's largest?

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Where do you stand in your family's birth order?

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What is the study of plants called?

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Are you critical of yourself?

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Which eye color does 55% of the population have?

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Would you consider yourself to be socially awkward?

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Which of the following is NOT one of the sisters from the television show "Charmed"?

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Are you easily distracted?

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Who wrote the musical "Cats"?

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Have you ever taken music lessons?

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Which show was the first to air on Cartoon Network?

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What time do you usually go to bed?

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Who holds Major League Baseball's record for most home runs?

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Are you a procrastinator?

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What is the phobia of snakes called?

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Do things generally come pretty easily to you or do you tend to have to work hard at them?

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