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What does IQ stand for?

IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient

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Ms Roberts says she fears that radiotherapy would reduce Neon's intelligence quotient (IQ), shorten his life, put him at risk of having strokes and make him infertile.
5 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has alleged that that the intelligence quotient level of Swami Vivekanand and Dawood Ibrahim was almost the same, but added that while the spiritual leader had used it for nation building the underworld don used it for excelling in crime world.
His work provided a watershed moment in the 1980s with the Flynn Effect, revealing scores in the West increased by three points every decade and IQ - or intelligence quotient - was not genetic and could be improved.
They used a standard intelligence quotient test which measures "verbal IQ" -- language skills, arithmetic, general knowledge and memory -- and "non-verbal IQ," such as identifying missing parts of a picture or solving a visual puzzle.
1 million Swedish men whose intelligence quotients (IQ) were measured during conscription tests, at around the age of 18, and who were followed for an average of 24 years, BBC reported.
According to media report, topics of quiz competition will be based on intelligence quotient, general knowledge, Islamic history, Pakistan geography and on the spot debate.