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Who would win a Trump-Tillerson IQ faceoff?

Trump is likely to be smarter than Tillerson

Concerning IQ, Tillerson has the upper hand

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Trump has suggested comparing IQ tests with Tillerson. Given the way he boasts about his IQ, it is reasonable to assume he knows it is higher than people give him credit for. Plenty of the evidence backs up that he is highly intelligent, infers Natalie Wolfe of News Australia. He went to Wharton School of Business, which reflects a certain amount of intellect. From Trump’s behavior, one can also tell that he has a very good working memory. In speeches, although he wanders off, he never loses track, and always brings every sentence to an end, which are strong indicators of high IQ.

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There is almost no way that Trump would beat Tillerson in an IQ test, infers Emily Shugerman of the Independent. The Secretary of State was previously CEO of Exxon Mobile. A top position in a company that large requires a particularly high degree of intelligence. Trump, on the other hand, loses IQ points with his very limited vocabulary and poor impulse control, as can be seen in his erratic tweeting habits. Tillerson doesn't let others know what he thinks and acts when the moment is right. Highly intelligent people, like him, display far better strategizing, evaluating and making calculated decisions.

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