A ten-year-old boy from Ilford, London has achieved a maximum possible score in Mensa; scoring more than Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
Dhruv Talati, scored 162, whereas a Highest score of Einstein and Stephen Hawking was 160. He now joins the list of exclusives- where exclusive means -only one percent of people who take the test achieve the highest score possible.
Mensa is the oldest and largest high IQ society in the world. Mensa has 110,000 members worldwide, including 20,000 in the British Isles. Only eight percent of members are under 16 and just 35 percent are female. The Cattell III B has 150 questions which assess comprehension through passages of texts.
The maximum possible score is 161 for adults, and 162 for under-18s. Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking are said to have scored 160 each.
Dhruv said after the test “The test was not that difficult, but the time made it a challenge”.