Laurent Dubois - 2001
This is the definitive version of the 916 test. Old version
The test is revised with remarks and suggestions of . Thanks to them. Don't be afraid to make critical observations and suggestions.
The 916 test, divided in three sub-tests, is a power-type IQ test intended to measure the logico-divergent thinking ability.
A non expected but pertinent answer will be taken into account in the raw score, and weighted according to its degree of quality.
There is no time limit; material help allowed : books, calculator, computer, internet…, corrections and additions are not accepted ; no discussion with others, no help from anyone in any way.
Requisites : logic, imagination, shrewdness, minimal general knowledge, and a very good sense of observation. Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or to the following address :
Laurent Dubois, rue Beaulieusart, 148
Please include your name, age, gender, e-mail address, and native language. If relevant, please list scores on previously-taken IQ tests, along with the names of the tests. It's important to normalize the "916 test". Thanks for your comprehension.
The 916 is an admission test for the WAHIP, the High IQ Society for the disabled, the Altacapacidadhispana, the SIGMA, the SMARTS, the The Mind Society, the Top One Percent Society, the Elateneos, the EXISTENTIA, the Artifex Mens Congregatio, the Neurocubo, the GLIA, the Milenija, the ISI-S, the Introspective High IQ Society, the Camp Archimedes, the PLATINUM and the PARS Societies, and potentially for several other societies (Cerebrals, Glia, Poetic Genius, Pi, Mega…).
See the SCORING SCALE.
The correction is no longer free !
Correction Fee : 15 € (fifteen euros) + 5 € (five euros) for a paper report by
rue Beaulieusart, 148
(no bank check)
or 15$ (fifteen dollars) + 5$ (five dollars) for a paper report by
rue Beaulieusart, 148
(no bank check)
Read carefully the following warning !
You have to choose the most basic, the most general and the most precise solution. To avoid confusion, don't "point out" the solution ; write or draw it completely ! If there is the most little part of subjectivity or interpretation in your answer, this is not the good answer !
A potentially infinite series is indicated by the dots ; the hyphens indicate the number of elements (not asked) after the question mark ; otherwise, there is logically nothing else possible after the last element.
The numbering of the items doesn't belong to the items !
The entire subtests A and B, and the most part of subtest C don't require any knowledge ; it means they are not culturally nor idiosyncratically biased ; all the symbols are fluid.
Principle of an analogy : "black : white :: true : false" must be read as this : white is to black as false is to true.
is the generic item in each part of the 916.
PART 1 (logico-divergence)
PI : IQ :: 916 : ?
9 I 6 : I 6 I 9 I : : 8 8 8 : ?
.?. ? ?
? 36 68 12 99 43 75 52 ?
0 O O 0 O 0 0 O O O 0 0 O O 0 0 0 O O O ? ? ? ? ? ?...
M 5 6 P 2 K ?
6 P M 9 7 D ?
9 9 2 1 3 4 Y ?
0 O 000 O 0 O X ?
A A A A A A 3 ?
2 1 2 1 2 I ?
M N F A S C ?
6 1 6 0 0 5 9 1 ?
D Y X 3 I C 1 K ?
? Y X 3 I C 1 K K
What word can you form ?
Another square by moving one line (The figure below is a square).
By moving one digit on the other side of the equal, and without further modification, make the equation correct.
3013 = 10
What question does this question ask ?
5 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 2 ?
The sequence : "sequence, sequence" is being repeated ; the sequence : "sequence, sequence" is being repeated. What is the sequence ?
Which is the odd one out ?
What is not "clear" in this item ? (it could be written white on black as well)
How does this series, potentially infinite, continue ?
1 2 4 8 16 31 37 43 67 ?…
How can you detect a time two times faster, i.e. if all entities in the universe, you included, moved and grew old suddenly two times faster, without any knowledge in science and without sophisticated measuring apparatus ?