There are many different types of intelligence tests using a variety of methods. Some tests are visual, some are verbal, abstract,arithmetic, reading,memory or general knowledge.
And all try to convince you're not a genius. So what, you can always improve. Since early 1900 there were attempts to create a system for identifying learning-impaired children.
Since then it become a standard practice for testing and identifying children with mental retardation and learning disabilities.
Also it's use in many other fields, Armies they use around the world to give the best work for the new recruits, or in the school, for identifying the level of the student and consequently place them in the right class with same type of students.
Over the years intelligence tests has also been accused to trait unfairly test-takers by culture race, gender. And also for not giving importance to creativity, character and practical know-how. Also they have been accused of preclude the possibility for individuals to improve mental faculties to full potential in order to succeed in life.
The two famous types of tests or IQs are:
Most time treat those tests as something to do for fun, in origin the idea beyond the Intelligence tests was to help relate level of intelligence with performance in real life. This why there are different types of IQ tests. Generally has been shown that intelligence plays a great role in generating outcomes.
So it's possible to say a greater IQ can relate to some extent to better job performance, economic and social conditions. Even studies have shown the relation between IQ score and health conditions and happiness.
So this why I recommend this tests to anyone wants improve himself. But with the knowledge that you can do anything and be anybody in life. So don't be frustrated if IQ score it's not great you can always improve it.
For find good quality test I suggest you refer to psychology website or directly professionals if you want a high quality test. I want to do it for fun there are plenty web site online, where you can take for free. Unfortunately for the first option you have to pay.SELF IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM › PERSONALITY QUIZZES › INTELLIGENCE TESTS