IQ and Knowledge Games


You are not expected to know all the answers, if you do not know just guess.

Its just fun to test yourself and possibly learn something new about the world we live in.

Many of the I.Q. questions can have multiple answers, depending on the type of test.

Before You Start

It is a good idea to have a pen and paper handy to write down the answers for each page.

When you have got all your answers on that page,
click the "Check Your Answers" link at the botton to see the correct answers, and mark yours.

Some tests provide a rating system to show how well you have done.

Are You A Scatterbrain

One of themost ingenious tests for self-analysis is the Proverbs Test.
Used professionally, it measures emotional attitudes and vocational aptitudes.
It is a key to personality traits.
Its inventor found he could spot types such as the pratical person. the scatterbrain, the deeply moral person.
Here is a selection of 10 out of the 40 proverbs that make up the complete test.

Read each of the 10 proverbs and decide the interpretation that seems the most logical.
Keep in mind that this is not a test in which you are necessarily right or wrong.
It is designed to reveal only what the proverbs mean to you.

  1. A tree in known by the fruit it bears.
      a. Only a fool would look for apples in a pear tree.
      b. As the twig is bent, the tree will lean.
      c. A man is known by his deeds.
      d. Evil can never be disguised.

  2. Don't cross bridges until you get to them.
      w. Don't burn your bridges ahead of you.
      x. Heaven helps a man who has faith in the future.
      y. Do today's job properly, don't keep fussing about tomorrow's.
      z. Don't worry about troubles till they come.

  3. The harder the storm, the sooner it's over.
      a. The worst thunderstorms don't last long.
      b. It's calmest after the storm.
      c. Our large problems are often solved more quickly than our small ones.
      d. The harder one works, the softer one's bed.

  4. He thinks not well that thinks not again.
      w. Your second thought is better than your first.
      x. Only the Lord loves a blunderer and even He finds it trying.
      y. Always double check your work for errors.
      z. The good plan is the thoroughly considered plan.

  5. Set a theif to catch a theif.
      a. Because a theif knows where a theif hangs out.
      b. It is all right to employ a criminal if he can help justice.
      c. If you have a special problem, consult someone who has special knowledge about it.
      d. Evil must be its own downfall.

  6. Beauty is only skin-deep.
      w. All women are sisters under the skin.
      x. A woman may paint her face but not her soul.
      y. Pretty wrappings don't make goog mechandise.
      z. Character is more important than outward appearance.

  7. Too much water drowns the miller.
      a. Never build on uncertain ground.
      b. You'll never get wet if you don't get near the water.
      c. Even good things can be overdone.
      d. Riches and Ruin both start with an R.

  8. The thread breaks where it is weakest.
      w. A stitch in time saves nine.
      x. A good man is not just 99 percent good.
      y. One poor bit of workmanship can ruin a whole job.
      z. A flaw in one's character will show up under pressure.

  9. He who rides the tiger cannot dismount.
      a. Don't tackle anything you can't finish.
      b. A tiger cannot change his stripes.
      c. A risky venture is often hard to get free of.
      d. One mement of folly can mean a lifetime of regret.

  10. A change of pasture makes fat calves.
      w. The grass is always greener in the other fellow's garden.
      x. Charity begins at home but never stops there.
      y. You can't eat the same bread twice.
      z. New experiences stimulate people.

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