# 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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### 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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### Progressive matrices of arrows

The following puzzle is from trytalentq.com. I tried counting the number of arrows in each direction but it doesn't quite work. I have a few more similar problems but at the moment I would like to ...
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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?

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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### 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 of how 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 - 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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### 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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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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### 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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### 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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### Random IQ Matrix question

Found this picture in a random Whatsapp group. Someone said it's from one of the free online Mensa tests. Exact source unknown.
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### 4x4 Colorful Raven's Progressive Matrices

What will be the missing tile? The colorblind version is available here.
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### Progressive Matrix Question - circles inside squares

Can't seem to find the answer anywhere online. Anybody want to take a stab at it and explain their answer? Source: Wikimedia Commons
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### Mensa question - groups of three white, shaded, black squares [closed]

I've tried to solve this question (Exercise 31) in many ways but I couldn't figure out the logic behind this. $\Space{100pt}{0px}{0px}$
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### Old Mensa Norway Question 32 - lines above a square

The answer is the bottom left option, but I can't quite figure out why. Source: This question was on the Mensa Norway IQ Test, but now is on the Mensa Finland IQ Test.
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### Solve the matrix #2

Can you solve this one? I'll give a second hint if needed. hint
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### Can a “select a missing 3rd symbol” puzzle made at least a bit difficult?

Looking at all the Mensa IQ test puzzles, usually there are two rows with in total 6-8 symbols and where you need to choose the last one properly to match the pattern. I wonder whether at least a bit ...
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### Can't figure this one out.. What is the missing box?

I've been stuck on this for ages, and can't figure this out. What is the missing box, and the logic behind the answer? This was taken from a Korn Ferry Leadership Assessment practice trial.