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Match Wits With Mensa : The Complete Quiz Book - Abbie Salny

Match Wits With Mensa

The Complete Quiz Book

Paperback Published: 24th November 1999
ISBN: 9780738202501
Number Of Pages: 648

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Puzzle fans have bought more than 650,000 copies of the Mensa Genius Quiz series--the only books that let readers "match wits with Mensa," comparing how well they do against members of the famous high-IQ society. Here, in a giant omnibus edition, are four best-selling titles: "The Mensa Genius Quiz Books 1 & 2," "The Mensa Genius Quiz-A-Day Book," and" The Mensa Genius ABC Book." Here are more than 800 fun mindbenders to exercise every part of your brain--word games, trivia, logic riddles, number challenges, visual puzzles--plus tips on how to improve your thinking skills. All the puzzles have been tested by members of American Mensa, Ltd., and include the percentage of Mensa testers who could solve each one, so that you can score yourself against some of the nation's fittest mental athletes.

Introductionp. ix
This Thing Called Mensap. xiii
How to Take a Test--Any Testp. xv
A Word About IQ and What It Isp. xvii
The Mensa Genius Quiz Bookp. 1
Are You A Secret Super Brain?p. 5
Triviap. 9
Vocabularyp. 25
Analogiesp. 47
Mathematics, Reasoning, and Logicp. 63
Classicsp. 85
Answersp. 105
The Mensa Genius Quiz Book 2p. 127
Are You a Genius?p. 135
Triviap. 141
Vocabularyp. 157
Logic, Reasoning, And Mathematicsp. 181
Analogiesp. 201
Culturep. 221
Epilogue: Turn Of The Tablep. 241
Answersp. 253
The Mensa Genius Quiz-A-Day Bookp. 277
The Mensa Genius A-B-C Quiz Bookp. 467
Forewordp. 471
Introductionp. 477
The "Match Wits with Mensa" Panelp. 483
No-Pencil Quickiesp. 487
Limericksp. 487
Flowery Movie Titlesp. 491
Strange Questionsp. 493
Abbreviationsp. 498
Flowery Song Titlesp. 500
Interlude: Threeesquesp. 503
Commoner Puzzlesp. 505
Miscellanyp. 507
Same-Size Wordsp. 513
Names and Placesp. 519
Interlude: Circle Wordsp. 525
Jargonp. 531
Mathp. 533
Lawp. 535
Businessp. 537
Chemistryp. 539
Medicinep. 541
Musicp. 543
Geographyp. 545
Zoologyp. 547
Politicsp. 549
Clothingp. 551
Interlude: What's Next?p. 553
Pencil-Optional Puzzlesp. 557
Missing-Letter Scramblesp. 557
Letter Sequencesp. 561
Vanity Telephone Numbersp. 564
Interlude: Word Makersp. 569
Grab Bagp. 573
Solutionsp. 585
How To Join Mensap. 619
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ISBN: 9780738202501
ISBN-10: 0738202509
Series: Mensa Genius Quiz
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: 24th November 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1