Do You Have What It Takes to Pass This Challenging IQ Test?

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Are you ready to challenge your intellect? This IQ test might teach you more about yourself than you ever wanted to know...

Which animals were worshipped by Ancient Egyptians?

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Cats were considered godly in ancient Egyptian times. Pharaohs, royalty, and scientists were the only ones that were allowed to "own" cats as pets. Cats were given free rein over the spaces in which they resided. Most of the time, they were treated with more respect than common folk. 

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Cats were considered godly in ancient Egyptian times. Pharaohs, royalty, and scientists were the only ones that were allowed to "own" cats as pets. Cats were given free rein over the spaces in which they resided. Most of the time, they were treated with more respect than common folk. 

Isaac Newton "discovered" this property when he was struck on the head by an apple.

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Newton "discovered" gravity when he was sitting beneath an apple tree and a falling apple hit him on the head. The incident impact encouraged him to question why things fall, thus creating the theory of gravity. 

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Newton "discovered" gravity when he was sitting beneath an apple tree and a falling apple hit him on the head. The incident impact encouraged him to question why things fall, thus creating the theory of gravity. 

What type of bug produces honey?

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The honey bee is the kind of insect that makes honey.

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The honey bee is the kind of insect that makes honey.

What is ocean water made of?

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Although some freshwater sources let out into the ocean, every ocean on Earth is composed of salt water.

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Although some freshwater sources let out into the ocean, every ocean on Earth is composed of salt water.

How many months in a year have 28 days?

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February is the only month in the Western calendar with 28 days—sometimes 29 on leap years. 

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February is the only month in the Western calendar with 28 days—sometimes 29 on leap years. 

What are the three flavors in Neapolitan ice cream?

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Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream make up this delicious treat! Surprisingly, Neopolitan ice cream was not invented in France or Italy. In fact, it originated from California, U.S.

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Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream make up this delicious treat! Surprisingly, Neopolitan ice cream was not invented in France or Italy. In fact, it originated from California, U.S.

How many legs do spiders have?

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Spiders are members of the arachnid family, meaning that they have eight legs.

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Spiders are members of the arachnid family, meaning that they have eight legs.

How many continents are there on Earth?

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South America, North America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica are the seven continents that make up Earth.

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South America, North America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica are the seven continents that make up Earth.

What makes balloons rise?

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Helium is actually much lighter than air. Air-filled balloons will not float like helium balloons.

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Helium is actually much lighter than air. Air-filled balloons will not float like helium balloons.

What do you call someone who consumes zero animal products?

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If somebody does not consume or use anything containing animal byproducts, they are considered to be vegan.

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If somebody does not consume or use anything containing animal byproducts, they are considered to be vegan.

When a volcano erupts, what substance does it release?

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Lava is the active form of magma. Since magma is the cauldron of bubbling rock liquid, when it spills, it becomes lava as it spreads and cools. 

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Lava is the active form of magma. Since magma is the cauldron of bubbling rock liquid, when it spills, it becomes lava as it spreads and cools. 

Which of these numbers would you call the "odd one out"?

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That little play on words was meant to direct you toward the only odd number in this bunch, which is 13.

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That little play on words was meant to direct you toward the only odd number in this bunch, which is 13.

What nutrient does spinach contain in high amounts?

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Iron can be found found in dark leafy greens. Although spinach has an unusually high concentration of iron, you can get regular doses from kale, broccoli, and other leafy green vegetables.

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Iron can be found found in dark leafy greens. Although spinach has an unusually high concentration of iron, you can get regular doses from kale, broccoli, and other leafy green vegetables.

What is the active chemical in coffee?

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Aside from waking you up in the morning, caffeine has been linked to a lower risk of heart failure, stroke, and coronary heart disease. Drink more coffee!

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Aside from waking you up in the morning, caffeine has been linked to a lower risk of heart failure, stroke, and coronary heart disease. Drink more coffee!

What type of animal produces pearls?

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Pearls grow inside oysters as sand irritates their insides. Oysters are members of the mollusk family.

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Pearls grow inside oysters as sand irritates their insides. Oysters are members of the mollusk family.

What was the name of the wizarding school that Harry Potter attended?

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The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was attended by Harry Potter to help enhance his magical abilities.

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The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was attended by Harry Potter to help enhance his magical abilities.

What is the closest planet to Earth?

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Venus is the closest planet to the Earth, but Mars is the only one that could potentially be habitable.

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Venus is the closest planet to the Earth, but Mars is the only one that could potentially be habitable.

What two colors make green when mixed together?

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Green is the product of two primaries colors, blue and yellow, mixed together.

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Green is the product of two primaries colors, blue and yellow, mixed together.

What is the primary ingredient in guacamole?

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The main ingredient in guacamole is avocado—that's why guacamole is green!

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The main ingredient in guacamole is avocado—that's why guacamole is green!

What was the first movie Disney ever made?

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was Disney's first feature film release.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was Disney's first feature film release.

What is the name of the artist that painted The Starry Night?

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Vincent van Gogh is the man behind The Starry Night, the painting that shaped modernist oil works.

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Vincent van Gogh is the man behind The Starry Night, the painting that shaped modernist oil works.

This is the name of the comic book hero who resides in Gotham City.

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Batman, the masked vigilante of dark justice, resides in the city of Gotham, according to DC lore. 

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Batman, the masked vigilante of dark justice, resides in the city of Gotham, according to DC lore. 

What is the name of this fruit?

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The word "raspberry" comes from the Old French raspise, a term meaning "sweet rose-colored wine".

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The word "raspberry" comes from the Old French raspise, a term meaning "sweet rose-colored wine".

Which of these ingredients is NOT used in traditional Japanese sushi-making?

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Cream cheese is an American adaptation on traditoinal Japanese sushi. Surprisingly, there are chicken suppliers in Japan that breed chickens so healthy and clean, you can eat them raw. 

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Cream cheese is an American adaptation on traditoinal Japanese sushi. Surprisingly, there are chicken suppliers in Japan that breed chickens so healthy and clean, you can eat them raw. 

What type of plant produces a substance that can be used as a topical burn remedy?

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Aloe gel, which is used to treat burns, comes from the aloe vera succulent.

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Aloe gel, which is used to treat burns, comes from the aloe vera succulent.

Where are these ancient pyramids located?

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The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the three pyramids bordering Giza, Egypt.

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The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the three pyramids bordering Giza, Egypt.

Did dinosaurs and people ever exist simulatenously?

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No, humans and dinosaurs did not exist at the same time. Humans came after the dinosaurs went extinct. They evolved from primates that would not have existed if the dinosaurs were still alive. 

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No, humans and dinosaurs did not exist at the same time. Humans came after the dinosaurs went extinct. They evolved from primates that would not have existed if the dinosaurs were still alive. 

Name the longest river in the world. 

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The Nile river is by far the longest river in the world, spanning the great distance of 4,132 miles.

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The Nile river is by far the longest river in the world, spanning the great distance of 4,132 miles.

What is the largest state in America?

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Although it's not the largest state in the continental U.S., Alaska is technically the largest state in America.

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Although it's not the largest state in the continental U.S., Alaska is technically the largest state in America.

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

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Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, reaching an elevation of 29,029 feet.

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Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, reaching an elevation of 29,029 feet.

What is the freezing point of water in Celsius?

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In Celsius, also known as the centigrade scale, water freezes at 0° and boils at 100°.

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In Celsius, also known as the centigrade scale, water freezes at 0° and boils at 100°.

What is the study of rocks?

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Geology is the science that encompasses the earth's physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act upon it.

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Geology is the science that encompasses the earth's physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act upon it.

What is Scotland's national animal?

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Did you know that Scottish folklore implies the existence of unicorns? These days, it's clear that no such animal seems to be roaming around, but a little speculation never hurt.

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Did you know that Scottish folklore implies the existence of unicorns? These days, it's clear that no such animal seems to be roaming around, but a little speculation never hurt.

Which of these animals does not belong?

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Every animal on this list is a mammal... with the exception of turtles, which are reptiles. The more you know!

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Every animal on this list is a mammal... with the exception of turtles, which are reptiles. The more you know!

Which of these is a main ingredient in traditional pesto?

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This Italian sauce is typically made from crushed garlic, European pine nuts, coarse salt, basil leaves, and hard cheese such as Parmigiano-Reggiano or Pecorino Sardo, blended together with olive oil.

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This Italian sauce is typically made from crushed garlic, European pine nuts, coarse salt, basil leaves, and hard cheese such as Parmigiano-Reggiano or Pecorino Sardo, blended together with olive oil.

What is the capital of Texas?

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Austin may be the capital of Texas, but Dallas actually brings in the most revenue.

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Austin may be the capital of Texas, but Dallas actually brings in the most revenue.

This flag belongs to which country?

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This has been the official flag of Russia since December 11th, 1993. Old Russian merchant ships used to fly this flag to show their allegiance to the Tsardom of Russa in 1696.

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This has been the official flag of Russia since December 11th, 1993. Old Russian merchant ships used to fly this flag to show their allegiance to the Tsardom of Russa in 1696.

What is the highest number of digits someone has memorized from pi?

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It took Lu Chao 24 hours and 4 seconds to recite 67,890 digits of pi in 2005. He currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most digits of pi ever memorized.

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It took Lu Chao 24 hours and 4 seconds to recite 67,890 digits of pi in 2005. He currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most digits of pi ever memorized.

What is the SECOND longest river in the world?

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The Amazon River is the second-longest river in the world, followed by the Yangtze, the Yellow River, and the Parana River, respectively.

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The Amazon River is the second-longest river in the world, followed by the Yangtze, the Yellow River, and the Parana River, respectively.

What year did the Titanic sink?

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Tragically, the Titanic sank in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg.

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Tragically, the Titanic sank in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg.

Who is this world-famous pop star?

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Britney Spears is known as the "Princess of Pop" for a reason.

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Britney Spears is known as the "Princess of Pop" for a reason.

Mulan takes place in this country.

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The Disney film Mulan is based in China. It follows the story of a great female warrior who has to hide her identity to join the army. 

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The Disney film Mulan is based in China. It follows the story of a great female warrior who has to hide her identity to join the army. 

What color is blood when it's inside of your body?

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Whether it's inside or (hopefully not) outside of your body, blood is always red, even though it may appear to be blue, green, or sometimes even purple beneath the skin.

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Whether it's inside or (hopefully not) outside of your body, blood is always red, even though it may appear to be blue, green, or sometimes even purple beneath the skin.

What fast-food company can be identified by this logo?

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McDonald's is the most successful global fast-food enterprise in history. In a 2007 study, 100% of American children recognized this logo, while only 30% recognized president George W. Bush, Jr.

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McDonald's is the most successful global fast-food enterprise in history. In a 2007 study, 100% of American children recognized this logo, while only 30% recognized president George W. Bush, Jr.

How often is a broken clock correct?

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If a broken clock's minute and hour hands are stuck at a particular time, that means that it will be correct twice a day.

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If a broken clock's minute and hour hands are stuck at a particular time, that means that it will be correct twice a day.

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