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IQ Range Classification
70-80 Borderline deficiency
below 20 Idiot
70-80 Borderline deficiency
below 20 Idiot
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"Imbecile" and "idiot" both have French origins. Comparing the meaning of the words' roots provides the answer. "Imbécille", from Old French, implies the stupidity of… the feeble-minded, whereas "idiote", also from Old French, implies mere ignorance. Therefore, an idiot is more intelligent than an imbecile, since idiots can be taught.
20 and below
A term for idiot widely used in the British islands and Europe, not too common in North America and the U.S. An idiot, or a extremely dumb person.
If you go to the Wikipedia article linked below on IQ and the Wealth of Nations you will see that according to the table summarizing the I.Q. research discussed therein, t…he country with the world's lowest I.Q. is Equatorial Guinea (which apparently measured at a national average of 59). Through some additional searching online, I found that another country, Sao Tome and Principe, also had an average I.Q. of 59. Sao Tome and Principe is an island country in the Gulf of Guinea, so (assuming the research is trustworthy) the two countries with the lowest I.Q. in the world are right next to each other. By ethnic group, Hong Kong Chinese and Ashkenazi Jews are frequently estimated to have an average I.Q. of around 107, although there will usually be a bit of variance in the results according to study. Speaking of national averages by region, most of East Asia has consistently high I.Q. scores (104-107); at the other extreme, the average for all of sub-Saharan Africa appears to be around 70. India's average is said to be 81, but I am sure there must be quite a spread according to caste. The Steve Sailer blog post linked below gives some very interesting statistics concerning the I.Q. scores of legal immigrants to the United States from various racial/ethnic backgrounds; according to the information quoted by Sailer, the average for legal Indian immigrants to the USA was 112. Also linked below is an interesting map hosted by the VDARE website correlating national I.Q. averages to GDP.
For the real answer, look here: It would be extremely unethical for a person's IQ score to be revealed in a public forum like this. IQ scores are considered to be confidenti…al. I can say the bottom or 'floor' of most standardized IQ tests (not that made up online crap) is an IQ of 20 or so. Adaptive behavior ratings scales can go lower, but there's really no point, because once you get to IQ's that low, there's virtually no real difference in performance. The lowest IQ I've ever gotten was for a kid with a 'smooth brain' meaning she had no wrinkles in her cerebral cortex, meaning no learning could take place. Since the processes that automate breathing and regulate autonomic functioning develop first, she could do that independently, but that's about it. So I had to administer the Developental Profile, which is a way of measuring cognitive ability by asking a caregiver questions about the person. The child at the age of 9 had the mental capacity of a 1 month old child, as she couldn't orient toward sound, roll over, etc. If that child is still alive, she would be about 18 now, and probably hasn't gained any skills. However, because she is at the bottom, her IQ would not change, even though she is further behind her peers than she was at 9. I will say I've seen psychologists mess up and do the calculations wrong and give a child a negative IQ score! There is no rational '0' when talking about IQ scores, so a negative score makes no sense. We all laughed at that, it's not statistically possible! Source(s): School psychologist who has administered hundreds of standardized (formal) IQ tests, even to those who were severely cognitively delayed.
IF (and oh, what a big if) every president of the USA had an average IQ in the era they lived in compered with every one else in that time, the most recent president is …considered to be the one with the highest IQ and the first president the one with the lowest (George Washington). This is because mankind is getting smarter every new generation (statistically).
well it depends... if your normal it ranges between 30 to 200 but if y0or special its 30 downwards to 0
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There is no IQ number associated with the term idiot in psychological diagnoses. We simply don't refer to people in that manner. However, they did in the past, people were lab…elled an idiot at the 20 range. However, those were different times, and the term idiot didn't really carry the stigma and insult that it does today. Today we refer to those among that range as profoundly mentally retarded. Even though these terms exist in the DSM IV TR, they are not particularly useful and will likely change with the DSM V.
I got this answer from a good website: The answer is an IQ of 71, the lowest possible score you can get without being mentally challenged. The definition of a mentally challen…ged person is one who has an IQ of 70 or below. Therefore, if you have an IQ of 71, you have the lowest IQ possible without being declared mentally challenged.
Yes because theyre are unseen in the classroom you coons
An IQ below 20 is the lowest IQ that a person can have. Having an IQ below this is all pretty much the same in terms of brain intelligence, cognitive reasoning ability, interp…retation, brain capacity, etc. It is indicative of profound mental retardation.
I the realed links box below, I posted the Mensa website which has all the information you need. The website has the test to get you in.