Cognitive Abilities Practice Test

 
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K and Pre K Grade Level

1. Look at the pictures in the top two boxes. Do you see how they go together in a certain way? Now look at the picture in the bottom row. Which picture goes with the picture on the bottom row the same way the pictures in the top row go together?
2. Parent: Say to your child - "Look at this puzzle." Point to the empty box and say, "Something is missing." Point to the answer choices and say, "Which of these answer choices goes here?" Point back to the empty box when you say "here."
3. Look at the pictures in the top two boxes. Do you see how they go together in a certain way? Now look at the picture in the bottom row. Which picture goes with the picture on the bottom row the same way the pictures in the top row go together?
4. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the top. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the shapes in the next row will relate to each other in the same way as the shapes in the top row?
5. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the top. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the shapes in the next row will relate to each other in the same way as the shapes in the top row?

1st and 2nd Grade Level

6. Look at the shapes on top. They are alike in some way and so they belong together. Choose one shape from the bottom row that belongs with the figures on top.
7. Look at the shapes on top. They are alike in some way and so they belong together. Choose one shape from the bottom row that belongs with the figures on top.
8. Parent: Say to your child - "Look at this puzzle." Point to the empty box and say, "Something is missing." Point to the answer choices and say, "Which of these answer choices goes here?" Point back to the empty box when you say "here."
9. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the top. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the shapes in the next row will relate to each other in the same way as the shapes in the top row?
10. Take a look at the first box. There is a cell phone, a hairbrush, a wallet and a pen in Mommy's purse. She took the pen out. Then she put a pair of glasses in, along with a piece of candy. Mark the picture that shows what is in Mommy's purse now.

3rd and 4th Grade Level

11. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the rows and up and down the columns. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the designs inside the rows and columns follow a pattern or rule?
12. Look at the squares on top. They go together in a certain way. Choose the square among the answer choices that goes in the empty space because it belongs with the square(s) on the bottom the same way the squares on top belong together.
13. Look at the squares on top. They go together in a certain way. Choose the square among the answer choices that goes in the empty space because it belongs with the square(s) on the bottom the same way the squares on top belong together.
14. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the rows and up and down the columns. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the designs inside the rows and columns follow a pattern or rule?
15. Look at the squares on top. They go together in a certain way. Choose the square among the answer choices that goes in the empty space because it belongs with the square(s) on the bottom the same way the squares on top belong together.

5th and 6th Grade Level

16. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the rows and up and down the columns. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the designs inside the rows and columns follow a pattern?
17. Look at the shapes in the boxes across the rows and up and down the columns. Do you see how they are related to each other? Can you find the answer that goes in the empty box so the designs inside the rows and columns follow a pattern?
18. Look at the pictures on top. When the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like the picture on the top right. Now look at the picture in the next row. If the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like one of the answer choices. Can you find the answer that shows what this square will look like after the outside pieces are folded in?
19. Look at the pictures on top. When the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like the picture on the top right. Now look at the picture in the next row. If the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like one of the answer choices. Can you find the answer that shows what this square will look like after the outside pieces are folded in?
20. Look at the pictures on top. When the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like the picture on the top right. Now look at the picture in the next row. If the outside pieces of the first square are folded in, it will look like one of the answer choices. Can you find the answer that shows what this square will look like after the outside pieces are folded in?

Cognitive Abilites Practice Test

Many schools at the K-12 level use cognitive ability tests to place children at the appropriate grade level and for other school programs. Some of the tests available are the CogAT, WISC, WPPSI, NNAT and the ITBS.  Most of these tests measure a student’s aptitude in a variety of categories, by analyzing their quantitative, verbal and reasoning skills.  To get an general overview of cognitive ability tests, see our Cognitive Ability Test Guide.

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