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Sample personalized report - Verbal IQ

It is said that to have a mastery of words is to have in one's possession the ability to produce order out of chaos and that command of vocabulary is a true measure of intelligence. Verbal intelligence measures your capacity to use language in order to express yourself, comprehend stories and understand other people. Verbal abilities include reading, writing and communicating with words. The verbal component of this test examines your vocabulary and your capacity to learn verbal material. It also measures your ability to employ verbal skills in reasoning and problem solving.

Your verbal score was 47 and you scored in the 28th percentile.

The average verbal intelligence score is 58 .

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Your Grade ** Average **

You have good verbal skills and a sound understanding of the intricacies of communication. A good vocabulary will determine the quality of your communication, both in written and oral and will help you appreciate subtle differences between words. Remember there is no ceiling to your knowledge and you can improve your verbal ability infinitely.

Here is a question which contributed to your verbal score

Which one of the sets of letters below can be arranged into a five letter English word?


People with strong verbal intelligence skills have a way with words, so to speak. According to Howard Gardner (author of the theory of multiple intelligences) people who excel in verbal intelligence end up being poets, writers, journalists, and lawyers while in high school they tend to participate in drama and debate clubs.

Tips to increase your verbal intelligence.

  • Reading is an excellent way to improve your vocabulary and can do wonders for your imagination as well!
  • Improve your context skills. Because the vast majority of words are learned from context, it helps to pay close attention to how words are used.
  • Make up associations and connections. It also helps to relate new words to words you already know.
  • Crossword puzzles and scrabble can also help. The best way to increase verbal intelligence and develop word skills is practice.