Clearly being 'smart' is a relative term to use but for the argument we'll act like it's not. Your reading speed combined with your comprehension skills is a great indicator of your intellectual ability. Reading takes a lot of sensory neurons to fire in order to achieve the end goal. How quickly and efficiently they fire will determine your reading speed.
Click the link below
Once ready click 'start'
- Immediately being reading the passage below.
- Once finished click 'stop'
- you should then get your words per minute total
- Afterwards underneath the box that stated your words per minute click 'comprehension test' link. This will ask specific questions about what you just read to test your comprehension.
I scored 282 words per minute with 90% comp rate. Which is considered a little above average. Here's the table
Screen Paper Comprehension Reader profile
100 wpm 110 wpm 50% Insufficient
200 wpm 240 wpm 60% Average reader
300 wpm 400 wpm 80% Good reader
700 wpm 1000 wpm 85% Excellent, accomplished reader
post your results it'd be interesting to see.