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For questions 1-15, read the text below and decide which word or phrase best fits each space.
Choose your answers from the listed words at the bottom of the page and write them in boxes
1-15 on your answer sheet. There is an example at the beginning (0).
School exams are, (0) generally speaking, the first kind of tests we take. They find out how
much knowledge we have (1) …. . But do they really show how intelligent we are? After all,
isn’t it a (2) …. that some people who are very successful academically don’t have any (3) ….
Intelligence is the speed (4) …. which we can understand and (5) …. to new situation and it is
usually tested by logic puzzles. Although scientists are now preparing (6) …. computer
technology that will be able to ‘read’ our brains, (7) …. tests are still the most popular ways
of measuring intelligence.
A person’s IQ is their intelligence (8) …. it is measured by a special test. The most common
IQ tests are (9) …. by Mensa, an organization that was founded in England in 1946. By 1946
it (10) …. 1,300 members in Britain. Today there are 44,000 in Britain and 100,000
worldwide, (11) …. in the US.
People taking the tests are judged in (12) …. to an average score of 100, and those who score
over 148 are entitled to join Mensa. This (13) …. at 2% of the population. Anyone from the
age of six can take the tests. All the questions are straightforward and most people can answer
them if (14) …. enough time. But that’s the problem- the whole (15) …. of the tests is that
they’re against the clock.
For the present
English test – C 1