I clicked a link somewhere on the New York Times website and ended up on an IQ quiz page.

Turns out I have an IQ of 133. Apparently they used science, so it must be true.

According to Terman’s classification (I have no idea what that means either) an IQ of 120-140 is “Very superior intelligence” and over 140 is genius. Oh! So close!

Congratulations, Gareth!
Your IQ score is 133

This number is based on a scientific formula that compares how many questions you answered correctly on the Classic IQ Test relative to others.

Your Intellectual Type is Word Warrior. This means you have exceptional verbal skills. You can easily make sense of complex issues and take an unusually creative approach to solving problems. Your strengths also make you a visionary. Even without trying you’re able to come up with lots of new and creative ideas. And that’s just a small part of what we know about you from your test results.

That’s all from me, this evening. Gareth Saunders, Word Warrior, signing off.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 52 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Former Scrum master at Safeguard Global, Sky and Vision/Cegedim. Former web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and previously warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

2 thoughts on “IQ”

  1. hey gareth… i just took the test and also scored a 133… word warriors uber alles!

    happy birthday from one person of superior intelligence to another! (do you think if we studied harder we could make genius?)

  2. hey you two. i also had a 133. but i took that test on october 20. and the first test i took was 133??? wow. but i think if you work and read more your iq will go higher.and girl they use math to figure out the iq.[(ma)/(ca)*100=iq]<<- i think thats math. maby its science to other people.....?

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