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How to score the mini-quiz

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Answers:

1. Palomino, Appaloosa, Shetland

2. 64. Each number is the cube of the sequence 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

3. Oversight.

4. 4mph. The first three miles take an hour; the second three miles take half an hour. She spends one and a half hours running six miles.

5. 12. 6,000/5=1,200; 1,200/5=240; 240/2=120; 120/10=12.

6. 10. Each syllable in the month's name is worth 5.

7. The last one--glove. The others are edible (pineapple, banana, orange, peach).

8. C. dogwood (the first letter in each word follows the alphabet).

9. Eight.

10. Incorrectly.


Scoring

Count the number of correct answers.

9-10: Good Mensa material. Try to join.

7-8: You may not be as smart as the guy who wrote the test, but there's a good chance you could infiltrate Mensa anyway.

5-6: A reasonable try; if you learned a thing or two from Dennis Miller's Monday Night Football commentary, you might squeak into Mensa.

Below 5: Maybe you should join a bowling league.

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