Indian-origin girl scores 162/162 on Mensa IQ test to prove a point to parents

Indian-origin girl scores 162/162 on Mensa IQ test to prove a point to parents

Kashmea Wahi's commendable feat highlights the fact that Indian parents are often worried about right career for kids

Mumbai-born Kashmea Wahi (11), has achieved the unthinkable. Quite literally! She recently achieved the top possible score of 162/162 on a Mensa IQ test.

With this score, the UK-based Wahi has now secured a place among the top percent of the country’s brightest persons. She is now in the league of scientists Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein.

Wahi stumbled upon the Cattell III Mensa test while browsing through her ipad, reported Indiatimes. It is an international evaluation exam, which is known for its high level of difficulty and has about 150 questions that tests comprehension of passages through text.

The young Wahi apparently wanted to prove a point to her parents, Vikas and Pooja Wahi, IT professionals settled in the UK. It was reported that she wanted to let her be after the insisted that she devote more time to studies.

Although, Wahi’s is an inspiring story, it is nonetheless a testament to the fact that many Indian parents are often worried about the career choices of their children.

And if you are also one of those parents who worry about their child’s academic performance, we suggest you read this article to understand how to engage your children in fun activities that also help them learn better.

(Image courtesy: Indiatimes)

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Deepshikha Punj

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