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IQ

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
IQIQ /ˌaɪ ˈkjuː/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SEINTELLIGENT (intelligence quotient) your level of intelligence, measured by a special test, with 100 being the average result 🔊 an IQ of 130
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IQ• He has an IQ of 65.• But if you want the golfing equivalent of an IQ test in beautiful surroundings, Silloth is the place.• At his previous school, his entrance IQ tests had yielded a score of 62.• Kaczynski, with a genius IQ of 170, graduated from high school at 16 and snagged a scholarship to Harvard.• Furthermore, 36 percent of all work-inhibited students possessed IQ scores that were in the superior to very superior range.• Lead can cause slowed growth and reduced IQ.• Samantha Newbery's IQ of 156 puts her among Britain's cleverest one percent according to Mensa, the club for geniuses.• It was 300 column-lines long, but it contained no mention of press coverage of the IQ controversy.• Sharp, in particular, are rapidly expanding the range of memory cards which can be slotted into their IQ organisers.
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