Testing News

Article
 
Being brainy can be a lot of funTUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013 09:42 AM

Being brainy can be a lot of fun While a high score on an IQ test is something to celebrate, those who achieve stellar results are often misunderstood. Despite persistent stereotypes, not every highly intelligent person devours books or plays chess in his or her free time.

The same types of myths extend to organizations for these individuals, such as Mensa, the high IQ society. Ainslie Waldron, a member of Australian Mensa and the society's state secretary for Queensland, is setting the record straight. She told The Sunshine Coast Daily that attending Mensa meetings is more fun than people may suspect.

"There is laughter; we do have a lot of fun," Waldron said.

Beyond the laughs, Waldron said Mensa members can attend monthly lunches, enter a weekly trivia challenge and attend other events designed specifically for those who have been granted entry into the exclusive society.

Waldron, who has been a member of Mensa since 1980, knows that highly intelligent people know how to have fun. However, others may still be skeptical and believe Mensa only hands out memberships to scientists and mathematicians. Those who know nothing more about the society than the myths they have been told may be surprised to learn that everyone from scientists and artists to firefighters and farmers are members, according to Mensa International's website.


Related IQ Test Information Articles




Tests You Might Enjoy

Kids IQ Test
Kids IQ Test

Under 17? Take our IQ Test for Kids to determine your natural intellectual strengths. The PhD-Certified Kids IQ Test measures verbal intelligence in several facets to determine your IQ score.

Kids IQ Test
Free IQ Test
Free IQ Test

What is your IQ? The test provides a premium psychometric analysis to measure your cognitive performance. Find out your score today with our PhD-Certified IQ Test!

Free IQ Test
Free Personality Test
What Is Your Personality?

This free Personality Test gives you guidance to better understand yourself. Which personality traits make you a better student or add value to your work? Spend about 15 minutes to find out.

Free Personality Test

Career & Sales Tests

Career Test
What's Your Perfect Career?

Discover your perfect career! This assessment calculates which personality traits are strong and weak for you. Based on that assessment, it will match up your personality to over 300 career options to find out which potential career paths someone of your personality would be best suited for.

Career Personality Test
Ultimate Sales Challenge
How Are Your Sales Skills?

The Sales Strategies Assessment is a complimentary, internet based sales skill assessment developed as a service to our clients and the selling profession to assist in identifying potential salesman problems and to provide coaching advice on proven selling techniques and selling strategies for a salesman.

Sales Strategies Assessment
Business Management Aptitude Test
Are You Manager Material?

The Business Management Aptitude Test is a skill assessment developed to assist in identifying key points relating to work behavior and motivation, and indicate possibilities for self-development. The information provided by this business personality test can also be helpful in deciding your future career direction.

Business Management Test