Is your IQ genetic or nurtured?
It is a bit of both. We cannot say with any degree of certanty that IQ is genetic, nor can we say that it is entirely nurtured. Since smart parents generally have smart kids, it may be both. However occasionally parents who are not so smart have very smart kids, this may be due to nurture and drive to learn.
What IQ tests measure is a certain type of potential. That potential still needs to be developed and nurtured by the person who has it. That person may not have the inclination or desire to do so. Not everyone who has a potential talent also possesses the desire to do something with it. One person may have a wonderful God-given singing voice, but may have no interest in music, and no desire to perform. Another…
The average IQ for an adult is anywhere from 90 to 115. Just to give some figures the average IQ for one that has a mental disibility ranges from 30 to 50 and the IQ for one that is a genius is 140 and higher. You can find complete information about IQ by going on best-iq-test (dot) com and then click on IQ. You will find average scores
IQ is not based upon age. A persons IQ doesn't even change very much through out life, only about 5 IQ points at the most. Therefore asking the IQ of a twelve year old is not a very good question. The average IQ is about 100 though. To find out the exact IQ of a certain person they would have to take an IQ test.