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Earn a letter in verbal virtuosity as you "Match Wits with Mensa" in this all-new collection of word games
Puzzle Fans have Bought More than 650,000 copies of the Mensa Genius Quiz series -- the only puzzle books that let readers "Match Wits with Mensa", comparing how well they do against members of the famous high-IQ society. And this fourth collection of word games, brain-teasers, mind-benders, and cranium-crunchers is more fun than ever.
In The Mensa Genius A-B-C Quiz Book, every puzzle is built around letters, words, and phrases. These quizzes make us look at words in new ways, stretch our vocabularies, and untwist our tongues. Challenge your verbal skills right now:
-- What ordinary English word contains in sequence the letters Aldeh?
-- What comes next in this sequence: M, V, E, M, J, S, U, N, ...?
-- What do these words have in common: lung, cast, horse, maiden, grid?
The fourth volume in the popular "Mensa Genius Quiz" series, "The Mensa Genius A-B-C Quiz Book" lets readers "Match Wits with Mensa". These quizzes make readers look at words in new ways, stretch their vocabularies, and untwist their tongues as they challenge their verbal skills. Illustrations.
More than half a million readers have taken up the challenge of the Mensa Genius Quiz Books. Now this all-new collection of word games supplies more mind-bending, cranium-crunching fun for all.Every puzzle in The Mensa Genius A-B-C Quiz Book is built around letters, words, and common phrases. These brainteasers make us view words in new ways, stretching our vocabularies and untwisting our tongues. Each quiz has been tested by members of American Mensa, so you can compare scores. Be warnedthese puzzles arent as easy as A-B-C!Heres a sample of the word games inside, along with the percentage of Mensa testers who could solve each one:What letter comes next in this series: M,V,E,M,J,S,U,N,
(75%)What English word contains this letter sequence? URTSH (55%)Make a seven-letter word from the letters in: Cape Fear (70%).
"More than half a million readers have taken up the challenge of the Mensa Genius Quiz Books. Now this all-new collection of word games supplies more mind-bending, cranium-crunching fun for all.Every p"
About the Author
Alan Stillson is puzzle editor for the Los Angeles chapter of American Mensa, Ltd., whose members have all scored in the top two percent of the population on a standard intelligence test.