A nonverbal test consisting of abstract designs, each missing one part. The participant chooses what they believe to be the best part to finish the design from a group. The designs are divided into five groups of 12. The part needed to complete each design get progressively more complex with each group. The test is designed with a simpler version for children, but both groups require logic and analytic ability to complete.

RAVEN'S PROGRESSIVE MATRICES: "Raven's progressive matrices were designed by British psychologist John C. Raven."
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