Quiz: If You Can Define These 21 Terms, Your IQ Is in the 99th Percentile

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Are you as smart as you think you are?

How well do you know some difficult words? Take this test to find out if your high IQ improves your chances of having a good vocabulary now!

 Mar 11, 2020

1 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What is a boar?
A rude person
A wild pig
A person of Dutch descent

2 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does broach mean?
To laugh loudly
To break the law
To discuss a topic

3 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does it mean to be defiant?
To be kind
To be trustworthy
To be bold

4 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does it mean to defend something?
To watch
To ignore
To protect

5 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To permit something is to what?
Make a decision on it
Collect it
Allow it

6 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does challenge mean?
Disappointment
Difficulty
Excuse

7 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If something is sanitary, it is what?
Broken
Dirty
Clean

8 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does unique mean?
Common
Special
Honorable

9 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If something is complex, it is what?
Complicated
Colorful
Easy

10 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does it mean to honor?
To respect
To fear
To dismiss

11 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If something is subtle, it is what?
Hard
Delicate
Rough

12 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If a person is sociable, they are what?
Shy
Friendly
Erratic

13 of 21Choose Your Answer:

A residence is a what?
Garage
Business
Home

14 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does serene mean?
Loud
Peaceful
Energetic

15 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If someone is refined they are what?
Funny
Polite
Angry

16 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To fasten is to what?
Separate
Attach
Loosen

17 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To forecast is to do what?
Look back
Listen
Predict

18 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does experiment mean?
Chance
Meal
Test

19 of 21Choose Your Answer:

Frankly is another word for what?
Honestly
Solidly
Abruptly

20 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To sacrifice something is to what?
Keep it
Give it up
Break it

21 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To seize something is to what?
Sell it
Draw it
Take it
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Do you think you have a high IQ? Are you an English language aficionado? Are you well spoken? Do you enjoy writing? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? Do you sometimes use words that people don't readily understand? Do you play on words on a regular basis? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then take this quiz to see how just how smart you really are!

You may think you have a pretty extensive vocabulary, and you may even think you know definitions better than most, but you won't know for sure just how well-spoken or well-read you are until you take this quiz. Yes, some of the words in this quiz are commonly used. In fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they really mean? As a person verging on genius, we have a feeling you'll do great, but there's only one way to find out!

Some words in our quiz have more than one meaning. In fact, some have multiple meanings, but they aren't always clear—you really have to think! We've given you eighteen tough questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations, your IQ is indeed off the charts. You'll be crowned an English language champion with a knack for proper grammar! But if you don't do so well, then you may want to go back to the drawing board, crack open a book, or take a few classes to brush up on your language skills. So, sit back, relax and find out which side of the vocabulary fence you're on! Good luck!