Here is the table of IQ reference scores and their meaning. The Intelligence Quotient reference Chart or table is used to determine the IQ percentile range of an individual. IQ or Intelligence Quotient is a total score which is derived from one of the various standardized tests that are designed to assess the human intelligence. The abbreviation 'IQ' was coined by the psychologist William Stern, a German psychologist and philosopher.
Check out the below IQ Score table and find out how smart you are. IQ scores are used for educational placement, assessment of intellectual disability, and evaluating job applicants.
|IQ Score Range||Category||Typical Ability|
|0-24||Profound Mental Retardation||Limited or no ability to communicate, eat, bath, dress and toilet.|
|25-39||Severe Mental Retardation||Limited ability to communicate, eat, bath, dress and toilet. No academic skills.|
|40-54||Moderate Mental Retardation||Some independent self-help skills and very basic academic skills.|
|55-69||Mild Mental Retardation||Usually able to dress/bath independently and can do simple jobs. Elementary school academics.|
|70-79||Border Line||May live independently with difficulties. Can perform simple and repetitive jobs.|
|80-89||Low Average||Can complete vocational education and live independently.|
|90-109||Average||Can complete high school graduation and college with difficulty.|
|110-119||High Average||Typical level of college graduates.|
|120-129||Superior||Typical level of persons with doctoral degrees.|
|130-144||Gifted||Capable of understanding highly, complex academic material.|
|145-159||Genius||Exception intellectual ability and capable of looking beyond known facts.|
|160-175||Extraordinary genius||Extraordinary talent like Albert Einstein|