IQ, short for intelligence quotient, is a measure of a person’s reasoning ability. Many colleges and universities also use exams similar to IQ tests to select students. One of the best resources for preparing yourself to take an IQ test are practice tests. IQ tests cannot measure your social and emotional skills, creativity or artistic skills. It only measures your intellectual abilities.
It’s tempting to read a lot into someone’s IQ score. IQ is increasing with each generation. The average IQ on many tests is 100, and 68 percent of scores lie somewhere between 85 and 115. IQ tests can predict how well people will do in specific situations, such as thinking abstractly in science, engineering or art. But extraordinary achievement depends on many things, for example ambition, hard work, persistence and even luck.
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