Questions tagged [progressive-matrix]

Raven's Progressive Matrices or similar puzzles: visual designs with a missing piece, often a 3x3 matrix with a corner missing, and a number of choices to pick from and fill in the missing piece

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3 Raven's progressive matrices [closed]

Images to all 3 puzzles: Puzzle #1: Puzzle #2: Puzzle #3: The first one looks a bit solvable, and my guess is that 1st puzzle's answer but I cant wrap my head around the others. Source: General ...
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Complete sets of pictures by replacing blanks

I made a couple of new ones. I liked making the first one the most. The first one seems to be the easiest for me but I can see someone getting stuck on it if they don't figure out the idea. The second ...
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Fill the blank with an image that fits into the given set

I tried to make them not too boring. The intended solution is very hard so I tried to slightly hint at it by implementing multiple solutions that lead to the same answer. I also tried to make more ...
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Incorrect solution to IQ test question from Jordan Peterson video?

Link to video Shorthand: Horizontal rectangles called bars, vertical rectangles called poles. Ba = Black, Bu = Blue, Y = yellow Sequence is counted from top-right to bottom-left. Patterns: In every ...
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Progressive matrix with lines going out of circles in the cardinal directions [closed]

Here's a test that I could not solve.
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Inscrutable IQ Tests

I'm stuck on some of these IQ tests and I'd really appreciate some help deciphering them. Can you extract the message?
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coloured progressive matrix puzzle

How can I obtain the solution to this puzzle? Source: twitter
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Progressive matrix of circles with crosses/circles on the border and geometric shapes in the center

What is the solution to this problem? Source: https://www.master-hr.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-a-cognitive-test/
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IQ test question - squares, triangles, dots

I have this question from a friend. We have no idea where to start. What is the correct answer and reasoning? Source: "Ghid de pregătire pentru concursul de directori/ directori adjuncți din ...
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Colorful Pattern Puzzle with Arrows and Warning Signs

This is my first time on Puzzling Stack Exchange. I challenge you to solve this puzzle I made, impossible to everyone else except for me as far as I know. Can you solve it?
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IQ test question - 3x3 grids with some shaded cells

I recently downloaded an IOS app "IQ test", and surprisingly found most of the questions pretty straightforward, but this particular one had me stumped. Can anyone help me understand the ...
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What number should replace the question mark in the grid below?

I found this puzzle in a Finnish magazine. I can't seem to figure it out.
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What number should replace the question mark?

What number should replace the "?" 1 13 15 7 7 10 8 5 11 4 5 ? Source: A modern approach to verbal and non-verbal reasoning - RS Aggarwal
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How to solve this 3x3 dots and lines puzzle? [closed]

I saw this on a forum and no one knows how to solve it, and it's driving me crazy. Does anyone know what the solution is and why? I tried looking at similarities in the columns, rows, and diagonals. I ...
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A(nother) No-Sensa Test Question

Which one of the five options (A to E) fits in the blank space? Why?
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Progressive matrix - 4x4 grid with triangles and crosses

My sister sent me this pattern sequence. Please excuse the bad image quality. Source
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What numbers should replace the question marks? (square with digits)

What numbers should replace the question marks? Every question mark can be replaced by digit from set {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}. 5 7 8 6 8 6 8 6 3 ? 7 4 2 ? 7 8 6 8 5 8 ? 4 5 ? 3 1 7 2 8 6 7 4 8 5 7 3 ...
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IQ question - Spades and Clubs inside of boxes

This is a question from https://international-iq-test.com/ Here is my attempt at a solution, though it's too convoluted so it's probably wrong:
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Progressive matrix - 3x3 grids with red and blue squares [closed]

I was told that D was the correct solution, but I can't figure out why. n here
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A No-Sensa Test Question

What is in the blank box? Why? Pick from one of the five options. For folks who don't see colors well Y = yellow, R = red, O = orange, B = blue, G = green, P = purple Grid: Y R O Y B G B P ...
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IQ test matrix question - circles and squares on a vertical line

Another IQ question from the Mensa Romania app. What is the answer, and why?
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Mensa Romania IQ test question - diagonal, vertical, horizontal lines combined

Please help with that Mensa Romania IQ test question. I think it's B, but why?
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IQ test question - Almost paper folding, but maybe not? [duplicate]

This is one of the random IQ test puzzles available here. I can not find a clue to this at all and this is sort of bugging me for some time now. It could be some kind of paper folding or just ...
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Progressive Matrix question - lines, squares and circles

I found a free logical reasoning test which consisted of 10 questions. I managed to solve all the other questions correctly except for the last one: I could not find a pattern for the squares and ...
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Mensa test - lines between vertices of a 3x3 grid

I took a Mensa practice test, which is found on the r/mensa subreddit. Somebody claimed that this was the most accurate Mensa practice test. The link to this test is http://www.mensa.fi/test/...
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8 IQ test questions - colored boxes, shapes, lines

I recently took an IQ test with 50 questions of visual standard, 42 of which I got right. However, these are the 8 that I was unable to resolve. What do these pictures have in common? The source is ...
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Psychology Today Culture Fair IQ test question - dot moving within a star

I took an IQ test at Psychology Today(https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/tests/iq/culture-fair-iq-test) and encountered this question which I wasn't able to solve: I could not find a pattern in how ...
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test-guide.com Free IQ test question - circles above and below a line

I took an online IQ test(https://www.test-guide.com/iq/free-iq-tests/free-iq-test.html) and encountered a question that I wasn't able to solve: I did not find a pattern that produces the third image. ...
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Online IQ test progressive matrix - circles, squares, and lines together

This question comes from an online IQ test. This is the question: I cannot find the logic behind this puzzle. Any help in this problem would be appreciated. Thank you.
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test-iq.org problem - rotated, half-colored circles

I am trying to solve this problem from test-iq.org's free demo IQ test. This is the question: I did not find out a pattern of how the shapes semicircle moves. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
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Progressive matrix question - squares, circles, triangles in the corners

This question comes from www.test-iq.org's free demo IQ test. I took the extremely short test just for fun. I had no problem in doing the other questions, but I have problem in doing this question: I ...
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Progressive matrix question - shapes with lines in them

What is the answer to this question? Please explain why.
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Progressive matrix - crosshatched vertical and horizontal lines in squares

I came across this puzzle in the subreddit r/puzzles, gave it a try, and couldn't solve it. It seems like no one else could either. Reverse image search found it on a site called IQ certificate, so I'...
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TEST QI puzzle - squares and circles on a 4x4 grid

This puzzle comes from an IQ test app called TEST QI. I cannot understand why the yellow option (the first option on the bottom row) is the right choice. Any idea?
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Brainzilla IQzilla 2 test question - coloured squares in a 3x3 grid

I need your help solving this question I've been trying to solve this question for half an hour, but I can't find a pattern. Can someone please help me? I'm very curious about the solution. We have to ...
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IQ test with boxes divided into four quadrants, each with variously shaded shapes

What's the most reasonable solution for this pattern puzzle? Source: https://www.polizeitest.de/einstellungstest-polizei-matrizentest/
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Progressive matrix puzzle - lines inside squares

Here's a grid of shapes: Which of the following shapes should go in the missing cell, and why? There is only one correct answer, and the explanation should not be very complicated. This is my own ...
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Progressive Matrix question - shaded and unshaded circles in squares

This puzzle is part of the openly available questions from a book. I'm trying to solve it, but cannot find any solution to it. The book inside preview says the answer is top right one (two solid ...
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Mensa Finland IQ Test Puzzle 34 - big and small squares on a line

Today I was going through the Mensa Finland IQ test and I came across this puzzle: After finishing the test the first time i came back to the question and struggled to find a logical way to solve it. ...
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Supposedly easy visual puzzle - triangles and stars

My friend sent me a picture of this recently (unverified source) on social media. He says its from a practice job aptitude assessment. I think the pattern is very obvious.... but according to him the ...
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Progressive Matrix question - straight, round, zigzag lines and arrows

I got the answer correct. It was mostly an intuitive guess though. The horizontal wave appears once on each row and the vertical line (y-axis looking thing) with no arrow head also appears once on ...
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Mensa question 29: 1-3 black or white boxes on either side of a vertical line

Anyone happen to know how this works? We can't decide whether to go top down or left to right.
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Progressive Matrix Question - lines in circles

I was solving this online quiz when I encountered this question and simply could not solve it. Let's call the four options below the matrix A,B,C and D starting from left.
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Matrix reasoning puzzle - black and white circles forming triangles

It is from http://www.programaths.com/iqchallenge/index.php It was one of the last items. I didn't have any clue what the solution was. I know the answer but it is the solution and the reasoning to it ...
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Brain twisting maths sequence question

The answer is But what is the explanation? Source: https://www.funwithpuzzles.com/
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Mensa Norway Question - squares and dots on a vertical line

Anyone can please help with this question? Currently stuck here. Source: Mensa Norway
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Matrix puzzle doesn't make sense to me [closed]

Found this one in a WA group. Nobody answered it and I can't say I have a clear solution to it.
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Patterns in colored 3x3 squares

Could you please give the answer to this puzzle. I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. (source, by user Kyu on Reddit) Additional insight by Kyu from reddit: Shared by Kyu: "Though I will say ...
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Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test no. 1: Matrix problem with four dots and tiles shifting colors [closed]

This problem is the first problem from the Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test. I find this to be one of the harder problems on the test that I haven't solved. To me, the test is weird in the sense that it ...
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Non-Trivial Matrix Puzzles [closed]

Someone said in a random WA group that these are from one of the free online Mensa tests. Exact source unknown. Nobody seem to be able to figure out solid rules, so I thought "Hey, maybe Puzzling is ...
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