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Bond First papers in Non-verbal Reasoning 7–8 years – Sample test

Which is the odd one out? Circle the letter.


Example

a b c d e

a b c d e

a b c d e

a b c d e

a b c d e
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Which one comes next? Circle the letter.
Example

a b c d e

a b c d e
6

a b c d e
7

a b c d e
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a b c d e

Which picture completes the second pair in the same way as the first pair?
Circle the letter.
Example

is to as is to

a b c d e

9
is to as is to

a b c d e

10

12 is to
21 as
34 is to

44 33 13 43 42
a b c d e
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11
is to as is to

a b c d e

12
is to as is to

a b c d e

In which larger picture is the smaller picture hidden? Circle the letter.
Example

a b c d e

13

a b c d e
14

a b c d e
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Which shape or picture completes the large square? Circle the letter.
Example

a b c d e

15

a b c d e

16

a b c d e

Now go to the Progress Chart to record your score!    Total 16

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Bond First papers in Non-verbal Reasoning 7–8 years – Answers to sample test

1 b

2 c

ANSWERS
3 a

4 d

5 c

6 e

7 b

8 d

9 c

10 d

11 b

12 e

13 a

14 c

15 d

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16 b

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Progress Chart First papers in Non-verbal Reasoning
Total Sample test Percentage
marks t t
t
16 – 100%

90%
14 –

80%

12 –

70%

10 –
60%

8– 50%

40%
6–

30%

4–

20%

2–
10%

0– 0%
When you’ve filled in the progress chart read the Next Steps
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Next Steps Planner…
Now that you’ve finished this sample test paper, it’s a good time to see how
you did.
Here’s a simple plan to help you improve your score.

Step 1 Look back at your progress chart.


■■ How did you do? Did you colour a long way up the chart?
■■ Now is a good time to go over any incorrect answers and try those questions
again.

Step 2 Do more practice.


If you would like your score to be higher …
We suggest that you do more practice at the level of this sample test paper.
Use Bond Assessment Papers: First papers in Non-verbal Reasoning to help
improve your reasoning skills.

If you did well on this test …


Either:
Use Bond Assessment Papers: First papers in Non-verbal Reasoning to
reinforce your reasoning skills at this level. The test papers in this book include
a wider variety of questions than are included in the sample paper and will help
to strengthen and expand your non-verbal reasoning knowledge.
Or:
If you feel confident, go on to Bond Assessment Papers: Second papers in
Non-verbal Reasoning for practice at the next level up.

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