Awards to high-range I.Q. test candidates

I.Q. Tests for the High Range

Prize of the Beheaded Man

Now and then a a prize is announced for the highest scorer on a particular test before a particular date. This is to encourage people to take that test, so that more data will come in for norming and other statistics. Below is a list of awards thus won; the first was called "Prize for Genius", the later ones are called "Prize of the Beheaded Man", after the winner of the Prize For Genius. The early history of this prize is told in The History of I.Q. Tests for the High-Range, and also occurs in the novel Field of eternal integrity.

AwardDateTestPhysical prizeWinner
Prize of the Beheaded Man June 21, 2014 Reason Behind Multiple-Choice — Revision 2008   Rick Rosner
Prize of the Beheaded Man December 21, 2013 De Roskam   Edward Vanhove
Prize of the Beheaded Man June 21, 2012 "Reflections In Peroxide" and "Integrity Must Prevail Above Loathsome Evil" (combined)   Theodosis Prousalis
Prize of the Beheaded Man December 21, 2010 A Paranoiac's Torture:
Intelligence Test Utilizing Diabolic Exactitude
Booklet "The Upperland Satires" Kenneth E. Ferrell
Prize of the Beheaded Man June 21, 2010 Laaglandse Aanlegtest   Pietje the Parakeet
(2006-2010)
Prize of the Beheaded Man January 1, 2009 The Sargasso Test None Martijn Tromm
Prize of the Beheaded Man January 1, 2008 The Nemesis Test None Peter Heymans
Wesley Sampson
(equal)
Prize of the Beheaded Man January 1, 2007 Test of the Beheaded Man Plane ticket voucher (declined) Wesley Sampson
Prize for Genius April 6, 2000 Long Test For Genius (NL) 2000 Netherlandic guilders Walter van den Heerik (1960-2001)

Other organizations that reward candidates for their efforts in taking the tests are the Order of Imhotep and the Order of Thoth.