What Is the Highest Score on an IQ Test?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 7:39:20 AM ET
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As of 2014, the highest score recorded was achieved by Abdesselam Jelloul, who scored a 198 in a 2012 test including 13 dimensions of intelligence. Four others have scored at 190 or above. The highest IQ test score theoretically possible is 200. Such a score is described as "unmeasurable genius" according to the IQ test guidelines, while scores below this peak are divided into seven descriptive categories.

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