CogAT Test

CogAT Practice Questions

Wondering what kinds of questions your child will be asked on the CogAT® (Cognitive Abilities Test™)?
Here are five examples.

IMPORTANT: While the CogAT® sample questions shown on this page are representative of what your child will see on the exam, they aren’t taken directly from the actual test that’s being administered this year.

 

CogAT® Sample Question #1 — Number Analogies:

Look at the pictures in the top two boxes. They are related to each other mathematically. Now look at the pictures in the bottom box. Can you find an answer choice that is related to picture on the bottom the same way the two pictures on top are related?

Cogat Number Analogy Sample

 

CogAT® Sample Question #2 — Verbal Classification:

Look at words the on top. They are alike in some way and go together. Now look at the words on the bottom. Choose one word from the answer choices that goes with the words on top in the same way.

 

Guitar      Banjo      Harp
A. Trombone      B. Trumpet      C. Flute      D. Violin      E. Instrument

 

 

CogAT® Sample Question #3 — Figure Matrices 2:

Look at how the two figures on top go together. The third figure on the bottom must go with the fourth figure in the same way that the first two figures go together. Choose the fourth figure that belongs in the empty box to complete this puzzle.
Cogat Figure Matrices Question

 

CogAT® Form 7 Sample Question #4 — Number Series:

Look at the numbers in the top row below. 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.

 

2     7     12     17     22      ___
A. 23     B. 25     C. 27     D. 29      E. 31

 

 

CogAT® Sample Question #5 — Verbal Analogies:

Look at how the two pictures on top go together. The third picture on the bottom must go with the fourth picture in the same way that the first two pictures go together. Choose the fourth picture that belongs in the empty box to complete this puzzle.
Cogat Verbal Analogies Question

 

If you’re interested in more CogAT practice questions from TestingMom.com, visit the following links:

CogAT® Practice Questions

Cognitive Abilities Practice Questions

Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT®) is a registered trademark of Riverside Publishing, a Houghton Mifflin Company, or their affiliate(s), or their licensors. TestingMom.com is not affiliated with nor related to Houghton Mifflin Company or its affiliates (“Houghton Mifflin”). Houghton Mifflin does not sponsor or endorse any TestingMom.com product, nor have TestingMom.com products or services been reviewed, certified, or approved by Houghton Mifflin. Trademarks referring to specific test providers are used by TestingMom.com for nominative purposes only and such trademarks are solely the property of their respective owners.

OK