Intelligence quotient (IQ)

Intelligence quotient (IQ),

Definition of Intelligence quotient (IQ):

  1. A number representing a persons reasoning ability (measured using problem-solving tests) as compared to the statistical norm or average for their age, taken as 100.

  2. Measure of a persons cognitive capacity relative to his or her peers. It is computed by dividing the persons mental age (as measured on a scale such as Stanford-Binet Scale) by his or her chronological age, and multiplying with 100.

Synonyms of Intelligence quotient (IQ)

Intellect, Intellectual capabilities, Intelligence, Intelligence quotient, IQ, Brainpower, Brain, Brains, Mind, Comprehension, Understanding, Wit, Wits, Reasoning, Rationality, Powers of reasoning, Wisdom, Sense, Perception, Imagination

How to use Intelligence quotient (IQ) in a sentence?

  1. Intelligence tests usually give a score expressed as an intelligence quotient or IQ.

Meaning of Intelligence quotient (IQ) & Intelligence quotient (IQ) Definition