Wordsum Sample Test

Over at MR, Alex Tabarrok highlighted a chart made by Razib Khan about a Wordsum test (a test given in the GSS survey that correlates with IQ) and those who drink alcohol.  In the comments, Razib pointed us towards the GSS browser to test a commenter’s theory that drinking alcohol matters less among those that have completed college.

Attended college:

Didn’t attend college:

After looking at this post, one of my friends wanted to see an actual Wordsum test. Here is one illustrative example that I found in a paper:

From: Huang, Min-Hsiung, Hauser, Robert M. Trends in Black-White Test Score Differentials: II. The WORDSUM Vocabulary Test (1996) (page 30 of the pdf)