Mensa® Quizzes with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Missing your favorite activities on board? Stimulate your mind and engage in a number of exciting questions of logic and reason with our Mensa® Quizzes. Each issue contains a variety of questions to test your verbal intelligence, vocabulary and math skills.

Issue XI

1. How many common English words can you make from the letters below, using all five letters once in each word?

A C E R S

2. Complete the word square below by inserting the nine letters into the grid, one per square, to create the same words reading across and down.

AA

E

I I

R

N N

O

3. One letter can replace the first letter of each word pair shown below so that two new English words are formed. Place the letter you have used for both words on the line between the words. (Example: RAIN _____ DARK = MAIN M MARK). When you have finished, the new letter will spell out a new English word.

MAIL       ___    PINK

CART      ___    SAID

GRID       ___    RIMLESS

LINK        ___    BOUND

ROWED ___     RIPPLE

4. How many triangles are in this drawing?

5. Supply the missing number.

6. Complete the word square below by inserting the nine letters into the grid, one per square to create the same words reading across and down.

A A

E

L L

S S S

V

7. Make your way from FIST to HAND in six steps, changing one letter at a time to make a common English word at each step.

FIST

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __
__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

HAND

8. Place the same four-letter word in each blank below to make four common English words.

________ RAY

________ END

________ AGE

________ ICO

9. The following series of numbers has been made up by following a particular pattern or logical rule. Discover the rule and pick the numbers that come next.

100   106   98   103   97   99   95   96   94   92   92   ?   ?

a) 94   91

b) 88   86

c) 89   91

d) 90   81

10. In each row, think of the five-letter answer to the clue on the left, then change its second letter to make the five-letter answer to the clue on the right.

a. Roof overhangs ___________         North Pole workers ___________

b. Grassy cluster ___________            Patsy ___________

c. High-tech beam ___________         Runner-up ___________

11. Jeff and John were out in the desert with only one glass of water between them and no means of measuring or second glass to pour into. How could they divide the water exactly evenly assuming the glass is a cylinder shape?

12. Suzanne has three times as many brothers as she has sisters, but her brother James has the same number of sisters as brothers.  How many boys and girls are in the family?

13. All the following words contain the letter JUN somewhere. (Those letters may in fact appear more than once.) Using the definitions, fill in the words.

A lower professorial rank, also an addition to:  __ __ J U N __ __

A person not legally an adult: J U __ __ N __ __ __

A kind of berry or shrub: J U N __ __ __ __

A diary, a record of daily events: J __ U __ N __ __

14. Solve this small crossword puzzle.

15. What is the word coiled inside the circle?

16. An eight-letter word is spelled out in the box below. Find it by beginning with the correct letter and moving clockwise or counterclockwise around the box, using each letter only once.

17. Replace the first letter of each of the words on each line in order to form two new words. (The letter will be different for each line.) Place the new letter on the line between the words. The letters will form a new word. Can you find it?

Tone ___ Face

Ire ___ Ill

Name ___ Handy

Plated ___ Slope

18. In the following mathematics example, you can substitute a different number for each letter (hint: A= the same number each time), and come up with the correct math example.

19. The following sentence is written in rather large, obscure words, but when translated, it is a well-known saying. What is it?

Members of the genus homo sapiens who maintain an abode within a permanent or semi-permanent structure composed at least partially or wholly of vitreous, transparent material would find it sagacious to refrain from hurling projectiles of natural material.

20. Two of the four boxes cannot be made from the unfolded cube show below. Which ones are they?

Do you have what it takes to become a member of Mensa® International? Check back in next week when the answers for this issue will be revealed! In the meantime, visit our website to learn more about Regent Seven Seas Cruises and our exciting onboard activities.

Curious to know how well you did on the last issue? Click the “Download” button below to reveal the previous set of quizzes and answers.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Scott Loomer says:

    Please post the Mensa Quizzes without immediately including the answers. Better yet, add a “click here for answers” link. Not much challenge when the answers are posted at the same time.

    1. Hi Scott, we appreciate your feedback. A new issue of Mensa Quizzes is posted weekly, every Tuesday without answers included. Answers for the previous issue are can be accessed using the Download button located at the bottom of the page for guests to reference. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to socialmedia@rssc.com. Thank you!

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