Do not insult our intelligence

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So bad that comments are unnecessary …
The story in brief: a 16-year-old girl has scored 161 on the Mensa IQ test.
Einstein never took an IQ test as none of the modern intelligence tests existed during the course of his life, but experts believe he had an IQ of around 160.
And a ‘helpful’ gloss: the IQ test is designed to test a range of abilities to determine the level of intelligence of the student – in the UK the average score is 100.
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Neil Sheldon has taught at The Manchester Grammar School for 40 years. He is a Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He has been an RSS Guy Lecturer since 2007.  He is also course leader for the Certificate in Teaching Statistics offered by the RSS Centre for Statistical Education

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