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 XVII

1. All the vowels (including “y”) have been removed from the following phrase. Put them back and find the phrase. 

N S W L L W D S N T M K S M M R 

2. The Great Detective was traveling abroad. He had lost his hotel reservation, but fortunately he had memorized some tips to help him remember the name. He remembered that the name of the hotel was the same as the U.S. President’s home and also a movie. He hailed a cab confidently to his hotel. What was it? 

3. Make your way from SINK to SWIM in only six steps, changing one letter at a time to make a common English word at each step. 


__ __ __ __ 

__ __ __ __ 

__ __ __ __ 

__ __ __ __ 

__ __ __ __ 


4. Pat went to visit her husband’s only sister’s mother’s only husband’s mother. What relationship was she to Pat? 

5. What feature do the words below share? 

Trout  Hectare  Stinted  Rialto 

6. Fill in the blanks to complete the word below. 

E __ C __ C __ OP __ __ __ A 

7. Two numbers added together total 105. One number is exactly double the other. What are the two numbers? 

8. Choose the correct letter from each clue in the rhyme below. When put in order, the five letters will spell the answer to the riddle. 

My first is in pan but not in run. 

My second in part but not in stun and fun. 

My third you’ll find in paint. 

My fourth in six and also seven. 

My last in eye but not in heaven. 

My whole a lovely flower fine. 

Find the word, letter by line. 

       ___  ___  ___  ___  ___ 

9. A simple substitution code has been used to conceal a “quote.” Work out the code to decipher the original words. 

Elvis Presley:  


10. Which of the following is least like the others? The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables. 

Sri Lanka    Madagascar   Ireland   Italy 

11. In the 1970’s TV series “All in the Family,” Archie and Edith Bunker sang during the opening credits about their old car with the line, “Gee, our old ____ ran great.” What car was it? 

12. What letter comes next in the following series? 

A Z B Y C X D ? 

13. Which war was settled by the Treaty of Westphalia? 

14. The answer below is a palindrome. (A word, sentence or group of words that read the same forward and backward.) 

A slang description of a hairpiece word by a learned man. 

      __ __ __ __    __ __ __ 

15. Which of the following is NOT an element:  Deuterium, Praseodymium, Actinium, or Osmium? 

16. To the best of our knowledge, only two other words can be made from all the letters in the word VACATIONIST. Can you figure out what they are? 

17. Which of the words below is least like the others? The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables. 

cough, aphid, coffer, after 

18. Sandy likes America but not Canada. She likes Bolivia but not Mexico, and she likes Tasmania but not England. Following the same rule, will she like Maryland or Nevada? 

19. The same four letters, if rearranged, will make two different words that fit correctly into the following story below. 

Jack’s mother said, “That boy is the __ __ __ __, of my life.”  

He has spent all of our money to buy this silly __ __ __ _, which is supposed to bring us a fortune. 

20. The following sentence contains a secret. Can you find it? 

A long, long time ago, 

Considerably more than a half a millennium, 

Robin Hood, the bold hero 

Of song, story and romance, 

Swore to rob the rich, 

To help the poor 

In any way he ever could, 

Cost him what it might. 

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 Thank you!

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