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

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 Jan 26, 2018
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Question: 1/20Choose one!

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

Question: 2/20Choose one!

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

Question: 3/20Choose one!

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

Question: 4/20Choose one!

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

Question: 5/20Choose one!

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

Question: 6/20Choose one!

Rescind (verb)
To volunteer
To cancel officially
To endorse

Question: 7/20Choose one!

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

Question: 8/20Choose one!

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

Question: 9/20Choose one!

Quaint (adj.)
Colorful and bright
Charming and unique

Question: 10/20Choose one!

Brazen (adj.)

Question: 11/20Choose one!

Famish (noun)
A mutiny
Extreme hunger
To abolish

Question: 12/20Choose one!

Parched (adj.)
Extreme thirst

Question: 13/20Choose one!

Contingent (adj.)
Subject to chance
Highly likely

Question: 14/20Choose one!

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

Question: 15/20Choose one!

Dire (adj.)
Extremely serious or urgent

Question: 16/20Choose one!

Gullible (adj.)
Easily fooled
Constantly relaxed

Question: 17/20Choose one!

Inferior (adj.)
Lower in rank

Question: 18/20Choose one!

Vapid (adj.)
Very humid
Offering nothing of substance

Question: 19/20Choose one!

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

Question: 20/20Choose one!

Conundrum (noun)
An expression of guilt
A confusing and difficult problem
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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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