### Answers, explanations and assessments (IQ TEST)

1. Four stages: 2. 1412: 2 + 8 + 4 = 14; 3+ 9 = 12

3. arteriole, arthritic, arthritis, arthropod, artichoke, articular, artificer, artillery

4. realistic, impracticable

5.

 4 6 3 7

Reverse the numbers in the previous column and add 1 to the number at the bottom of that column.

6. HJKN: it follows the pattern HiJKlmN; the rest follow the pattern CdEFgH.

7. suppress
reserve

8. D: the dot moves round two places clockwise at each stage and alternates black=white.

9. encyclopedia

10. 88 and 55: deduct 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17

11. accessory

12. fabulous: it means fanciful or imaginary. The rest mean celebrated or renowned.

13. 6: (19 + 11)/ 5 = 6; (13+ 5)/ 3=6

14. A: C is the same as E with large=small circle reversal, and similarly B is the same as D.

15. donate, give

16. 910: 5+ 4 = 9, 3+ 7 = 10

17. augment

18. D

19. literal, verbatim

20. 11: 13+ 31 = 44 and 44 / 4 = 11

21. B: the rectangle increases in size and rotates 90 degree. The square reduces in size and goes inside the figure originally inside the square, which in turn goes inside the rectangle having rotated 180 degree.

22. E

23. accustomed

24. C: looking across a black dot is added. Looking down a circle is added.

25. 51 litres: 5% = 4.25, therefore 40% = 4.25 8 = 34. 85 less 34 = 51.

26. crave, dislike

27. A: the number of sides in the figure reduce by 1. The number of dots increase by 1 and turn white to black.

28. 76: add 19 each time.

29. F: the large arc rotates 90 degree clockwise at each stage, the middle arc rotates 90 degree anti-clockwise at each stage, and the inner arc rotates 90 degree anti-clockwise at each stage.

30. 5: each number in the outer circle is the difference of the two numbers immediately next to it anti-clockwise in the inner circles.
So, 9 – 4 = 5, 7- 5 = 2, 8- 1 = 7, etc.

31. Switch C is not working.

32. B: the rest are the same figure rotated.

33. 6.5: add the numbers in the same position in the left and right circles to obtain the number in the same position in the centre
circle

34. E: only figures that appear in the same position in the first and second squares looking both across and down are carried forward to the final square; however, circles turn to squares and vice versa.

35. nocturnal

36. 91: add 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

37. A

38. Joe 36, Mo 24, Flo 16

39. The Gardeners’ Association debated whether to hold its bi-annual flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at theend of April and September each year.

40. 28: looking across, add 2, 4, 6. Looking down, add 3, 5, 7. Each completely correct answer scores one point.