Sample STB Practice Questions
Wondering what kinds of questions your child will be asked on the STB (Spatial Test Battery)? Here are four examples.
IMPORTANT: While the STB sample questions shown on this page are representative of what your child will be seeing, they aren’t taken directly from the actual test being administered this year.For more STB Practice, check out our 100 Free Questions.
STB Sample Question #1 — Visual Memory Recall Questions (5th-6th Grade)
Directions: Take 8 minutes to study and memorize these shapes. You will see them again later on and will be asked to identify them from among other similar but different figures. After you complete 2 other subtests, you will then be asked to recall and identify these shapes.
STB Sample Question #2 — Surface Development Questions (5th-6th Grade)
Directions: Fill in the empty spaces on the right side by indicating the letters on the box that correspond to each of the 5 numbers on the flat shape. You will have 12 minutes to complete this part of the test.
STB Sample Question #3 — Block Rotation Questions (7th-8th Grade)
Directions: Look at the object in the top left box- it is the “model object.” One o the images of the five objects labeled A-E is the same as the model object but it has been rotated in space. The other images show different objects. Choose the answer A-E that is the same image as the model object in the top left box. You will have 9 minutes to complete this part of the test.
STB Sample Question #4 — Perspectives Questions (7th-8th Grade)
Directions: Look at the groups of spheres below. Both pictures show the same group of spheres, but from a different viewpoint. On picture # 1, you can see the spheres from the FRONT view. Your job is to mark in the blank where picture #2 is the view from the RIGHT, from the LEFT, from ABOVE or from BELOW. You will have 19 minutes to complete these questions.