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CogAT® Practice Test

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The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) is a K–12 test assesses students’ learned reasoning abilities in the three areas: Verbal, Nonverbal and Quantitative.  The CogAT is often used in admissions decisions for Gifted and Accelerated school programs.

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K and Pre K Grade Level

 1. 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. First shape above the bubble Second shape above the bubble Third shape above the bubble Fourth shape above the bubble
 2. Look at the abacus. The beads form a pattern. The beads for the 6th rod are missing. Choose the rod that goes in the 6th place to complete the pattern. First rod above the bubble Second rod above the bubble Third rod above the bubble Fourth rod above the bubble
 3. Look at the abacus to the right. The beads form a pattern. The beads for the 6th rod are missing. Choose the rod that goes in the 6th place to complete the pattern. First rod above the bubble Second rod above the bubble Third rod above the bubble Fourth rod above the bubble
 4. 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? A B C D E
 5. 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? First shape above the bubble Second shape above the bubble Third shape above the bubble Fourth shape above the bubble
 6. Which one would a fireman use? First image above the bubble Second image above the bubble Third image above the bubble Forth image above the bubble
 7. Which one of these would you find in a bathroom? First image above the bubble Second image above the bubble Third image above the bubble Forth image above the bubble

 8. Parent say to your child: 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. First image over the bubble Second image over the bubble Third image over the bubble Fourth image over the bubble
 9. Parent say to your child: 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. First image over the bubble Second image over the bubble Third image over the bubble
 10. Take a look at the pictures across the top. They show a piece of paper being folded. Then, one or more holes are punched in the folded piece of paper. Can you point to the answer that shows what the square piece of paper will look like when it is unfolded? First image over the bubble Second image over the bubble Third image over the bubble Fourth image over the bubble
 11. Take a look at the pictures across the top. They show a piece of paper being folded. Then, one or more holes are punched in the folded piece of paper. Can you point to the answer that shows what the square piece of paper will look like when it is unfolded? First picture over the bubble Second picture over the bubble Third picture over the bubble Fourth picture over the bubble
 12. Look at the two pictures on top. They are related in some way. Now, look at the shape in the bottom left box and find which answer goes with it to create the same relationship between shapes that exists in the top two boxes. First picture over the bubble Second picture over the bubble Third picture over the bubble Fourth picture over the bubble

 13. The first of these 3 words are alike in some way:alarm | horror | revulsionChoose one word from the answer selections of five that goes with the first 3 words in the same way. peace cheer repose aversion composure
 14. For this mathematical equation, choose the answer that should replace the X symbol:(4 + 7) + 10 = (10 + X) + 4 2 3 5 7
 15. The first two underlined words in this sentence go together in a certain way:Warts is to straw as snap is to __________.Choose the answer that goes with the third underlined word the same way the first and second underlined words go together. taps pans clap naps Arts
 16. Look at these numbers:12 24 36 48 60 ___There is a rule that governs the order in which the numbers occur in the series. Figure out the rule and then choose the number that comes next from the answer choices below. 66 68 70 72 74