Experts Find No One Knows The Meaning Of 15/20 Of These Words. Do You?

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 Jan 26, 2018

1 of 20Choose one!

Trite (adj.)
Easily convinced
Parallel to, next to
Repeated too often, overused

2 of 20Choose one!

Bane (noun)
A math problem
A cause of misery
A pet fish

3 of 20Choose one!

Cobbler (noun)
Someone who grows peaches
Someone who repairs shoes
Someone who mixes cocktails

4 of 20Choose one!

Abdicate (verb)
To lose a war
To give up a position
To rise up

5 of 20Choose one!

Paradigm (noun)
The perfect model
Something that comes in two's
Currency of China

6 of 20Choose one!

Rescind (verb)
To cancel officially
To volunteer
To endorse

7 of 20Choose one!

Qualm (noun)
A nun
A recommendation
A feeling of unease

8 of 20Choose one!

Loathe (verb)
To give details
To feel intense hatred
To celebrate

9 of 20Choose one!

Quaint (adj.)
Cold
Charming and unique
Colorful and bright

10 of 20Choose one!

Brazen (adj.)
Mild
Overflowing
Bold

11 of 20Choose one!

Famish (noun)
To abolish
A mutiny
Extreme hunger

12 of 20Choose one!

Parched (adj.)
Sadness
Extreme thirst
Excitement

13 of 20Choose one!

Contingent (adj.)
Highly likely
Subject to chance
Impossible

14 of 20Choose one!

Enunciate (verb)
To deteriorate
To commit a crime
Pronounce clearly

15 of 20Choose one!

Dire (adj.)
Extremely serious or urgent
Overwhelming
Ugly

16 of 20Choose one!

Gullible (adj.)
Easily fooled
Luxurious
Constantly relaxed

17 of 20Choose one!

Inferior (adj.)
Unoriginal
Relentless
Lower in rank

18 of 20Choose one!

Vapid (adj.)
Offering nothing of substance
Very humid
Minimalistic

19 of 20Choose one!

Potent (adj.)
Having great power/strength
Fast growing
Low to the ground

20 of 20Choose one!

Conundrum (noun)
A container for fish
A confusing and difficult problem
An expression of guilt
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Research studies from the top Ivy League universities, The NY Times and Fox News, from 2018 and the last decade, suggests that only 1% of the population in the United States can answer even 15 out of 20 of these questions correct. This means, that knowing the meaning of these 20 words can actually prove, within very close data metrics, whether or not your IQ is indeed 150 and above. You could have a genius IQ, are you ready to take the test?

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