Can New Jersey, the 5th smartest state, pass this 3 question intelligence test?
We are no mental slouches in New Jersey. Our state ranks 5th smartest in all of the U.S., surpassed only by Connecticut, Maryland, Colorado, and Massachusetts. The average SAT score here was 1521 in 2013, and our state average IQ was 102.8. So with that going for us, how would we in New Jersey do on this 3 question test I found?
It's called a CRT (Cognitive Reflection Test). Before you begin, know that the majority of MIT students were unable to answer all three questions correctly.
1) A bat and a ball st $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
2) If it takes 5 machines 5 minutes to make 5 widgets, how long would it take 100 machines to make 100 widgets?
3) In a lake, there is a patch of lily pads. Every day, the patch doubles in size. If it takes 48 days for the patch to cover the entire lake, how long would it take for the patch to cover half of the lake?
Decide on all three answers, then click here to see the correct answers and read about the test and how you did.
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