Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Aug 03, William Schram rated it really liked it Shelves: games , trivia. Mensa is an exclusive club for people in the highest echelons of IQ test results.
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Match Wits With Mensa reproduces the joy and excitement of answering questions and solving puzzles. If this sounds great, you might love this book.
The book is a collection; an omnibus edition of four books in one. As an indication of how old it is, Isaac Asimov wrote the introduction and I am pretty sure he died in Therefore, some of the trivia is slightly dated. This is quite limited though and should not de Mensa is an exclusive club for people in the highest echelons of IQ test results. This is quite limited though and should not detract from the enjoyment.
The puzzles and quizzes varied widely in difficulty. Some of them were quite easy and obvious. Others were from ancient times. They cast a wide net. I will be honest with my readers in this sense; I am not a genius or a member of Mensa. I had taken an IQ test several years ago and the result was Higher than average but still not Mensa levels.
Most IQ tests test your ability to take IQ tests. Anyway, I really liked the book.
I bought it used, so someone wrote in it with a pen, which is something I loathe. I can understand the desire to make the book yours, but it really lowers its resale value. May 30, David Schramm rated it liked it. Did it bit by bit and rather enjoyed the challenge. Shelves: references. It's kind of fun to take these tests and see how you match up to the Mensa squad. I wouldn't recommend getting all bummed out if you don't measure up how you think you should, but if you're truly interested for mere entertainment's sake or self-knowledge then this is the book for you.
I think it also helps to keep your mind sharp since the most common way to lose memory and mental ability is not using it. So pick up a copy today and have fun testing yourself and expanding your mind. Plus you mig It's kind of fun to take these tests and see how you match up to the Mensa squad.
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Puzzle fans have bought more than , copies of the Mensa Genius Quiz series-the only books that let readers "match wits with Mensa," comparing how. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Abbie F. Salny, Ed.D., is the Supervisory Psychologist of American Mensa, has written many best-selling puzzle books.
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