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What is the IQ scale?

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IQ scores range from one to over 200 with the average score being 100, as of 2014. Sixty-eight percent of all IQ scores are within one standard deviation of the average. This means that most people have an IQ score between 85 and 115.

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Any score over 140 is considered to be a high IQ score, while scores above 160 are considered to be genius level. It is possible to have a score over 200; in this case, it is frequently referred to as unmeasurable genius. Having a high IQ is strongly linked to academic success, but some argue for the merits of emotional intelligence.

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