Mensa gives these questions as sample questions. They are similar to those administered on the Mensa Admission Test. It was developed by Abbie F. Salny.

### Question 1

What is the 4-digit number in which the first digit is one-fifth the last, and the second and third digits are the last digit multiplied by 3? (Hint: The sum of all digits is 12.)

### Question 2

Jane went to visit Jill. Jill is Jane’s only husband’s mother-in-law’s only husband’s only daughter’s only daughter. What relation is Jill to Jane?

### Question 3

Which of the words below is least like the others? The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables.

MORE, PAIRS, ETCHERS, ZIPPER

### Question 4

Tabitha likes cookies but not cake. She likes mutton but not lamb, and she likes okra but not squash. Following the same rule, will she like cherries or pears?

### Question 5

What is the number that is one more than one-tenth of one-fifth of one-half of 4,000?

### Question 6

In a foot race, Jerry was neither first nor last. Janet beat Jerry, Jerry beat Pat. Charlie was neither first nor last. Charlie beat Rachel. Pat beat Charlie. Who came in last?

### Question 7

Find the number that best completes the following sequence.

1 2 4 7 11 ? 22

### Question 8

Marian bought 4 oranges and 3 lemons for 90 cents. The next day she bought 3 oranges and 4 lemons for 85 cents. How much did each lemon and orange cost?

### Question 9

Start with the number of total mittens the numbered kittens lost, and multiply by the voting age in the U.S. What’s the answer?

### Question 10

There is at least one nine-letter word that contains only one vowel. Do you know what it is?

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