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According to the psychological tests and measures standards as described in psych classes: Q - What do IQ tests measure? A - IQ Q - What is IQ? A - What IQ measures The significance of an IQ test is that you have demonstrated the ability to get a good score on an IQ test. The assumption is that a high score on an IQ test indicates an intelligence level. A score of 135 indicates that out of a random group of 100 people, only about 5 would be able to get as good or better score.
Answer You asked what such a score means, and I think we can do a better job answering your question with easily verifiable information. Assuming that the score was achieved on a well-regarded, rigorous test such as the Wechsler (WAIS-III or IV), an IQ of 126 suggests a superior intellectual talent shared by only about 1 in every 20-30 people. Such a person would usually be one of the smartest people in a typical grade or middle school classroom. She would often have begun to read earlier than most, and at any stage of childhood, would seem to have a larger vocabulary, more general knowledge and common sense, and greater moral sensitivity, than most children of the same age. She would appear to learn more quickly, but more importantly, would be able to grasp concepts that many same-age persons were not able to, even if given virtually unlimited time.
Later in life, it would not be surprising to see that a person, with the level of talent suggested by an IQ of 126, had graduated college or had even become a physician, lawyer, engineer, scientist, or executive. The typical professional in any of those fields will have an IQ of 120 or more; college graduates typically have IQs of 115 or more. If I were a teacher, parent, or counselor of a child with such intellectual talent (when verified through means other than just the IQ test, such as early development, school grades, etc.), I would certainly encourage the child to tackle greater challenges than are usually offered in the classroom at school, whether via accellerated programs, music lessons, home schooling, or grade skipping.
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Is a 126 IQ average for a 19-year-old male?

Yes. Ranges middle - slightly above average.   IQ is really about ability to see patterns and problem solve, not really knowledge, so even though there was a kid who was li

Your IQ is 126 and you are thirteen is that good?

well considering i have done alot of drugs since 6th grade and im 20 and i just took an IQ test drunk at 2 in the morning and got the same IQ. i guess for 13 that is good but,

Is an IQ of 126 good for an 18-year-old male?

Average is 100 so anything over that is good. It isn't genius level, but it is above average.   Having an IQ over 120 at any age is good.   Yes, its very good!   Actu

Is 126 a good IQ for a 13-year-old male?

  Yes, it is above average. An average IQ is 100. And IQ has nothing to do with age. Your IQ would be the same no matter what your age is. But if you took the IQ test onli

Is 126 a good IQ score?

Having an IQ for 100 is the average and since you have 126, you are over average. I'm 13 and I took an IQ test and my results were an ave of 126 and I didn't know if it was go

How smart is 126 IQ points?

If you have an IQ of 126 points, this is an average amount. If you  have an IQ over 140, you are considered above average.

Is a IQ of 126 good for a 21 year old?

  IQ of 126 is not bad, but to say for a 21 year old is it good? Well I mean your mental IQ wont really change from now on, I mean i doubt its changed much intellectually

Is 126 a good IQ for a 45 year old woman?

IQ is only based on age when you are younger than 18. If you got a 126 IQ score on a real test (not an on-line test) then you are far above average. Also race comes into play

Is 126 a good IQ score for a 9 year old?

IQ is adjusted for age (if you are under 18 only) so your age is irrelevant. The average IQ is 100, with a standard deviation of 15. That means that around 95% of the popula