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The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test (RCAT) is a cognitive ability assessment from the Revelian Company. It requires candidates to answer 51 verbal, numerical, and abstract reasoning questions in 20 minutes. This Revelian test predicts how well you will acquire, organize, retain, and apply information in a working environment. The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test is popular mainly in Australia but administered globally in various languages.

To pass the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test, you must possess a high mental ability and should maintain good problem-solving skills. The RCAT assists employers in finding the one candidate who not only has high cognitive skills, but also can think “outside the box.” iPrep’s Revelian-style practice tests will sharpen your “outside the box” skills by offering the highest level of mock RCAT simulations, all followed by detailed solutions that consist not only of the direct solution but also solving methods and time-saving tips

Did you know?

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test has three categories of questions: (1) abstract reasoning, (2) verbal reasoning, and (3) numerical reasoning. Scores are compared to those of other candidates, so there is no passing score but answering 50% of the questions is considered above average. The level of difficulty increases throughout the test.

RCAT Question Types Explained

The creators of the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test divided the test’s 51 questions into three sub-categories with 17 questions in each category. The order of the questions in the test is random and the level of difficulty increases.

Here is a breakdown of the question categories and the most common types of question within each category:

#1 Numerical Reasoning

This category of questions assesses your ability to reason using numbers and numerical concepts. It also measures your analytical thinking skills by how you decipher numerical patterns.

In order to solve the problems in this category, you need to know the following:

  • the four basic math operations
  • how to approach and solve fraction, percentage, and decimal problems 
  • the basics of calculating an average and working with probabilities and ratios.

Unique to Revelian, the numerical reasoning questions of the cognitive ability assessment are not in a multiple-choice format. Instead, you have to type what you believe is the correct answer.

The three types of questions that comprise this section are:

Math Word Problems

Question Format/Instructions

In these questions, you are required to solve a mathematical problem based on a written section that includes numerical information. Calculators are not allowed but you may use scratch paper for your calculations.

Winning Tip for Word Problem Questions
Since this is not a multiple-choice question, you must solve the problem on your own. A key characteristic of these questions is your ability to manipulate the verbal information into a solvable numerical problem. When people are required to do this in their mind, many struggle and may disregard key information pieces. Since you are allowed to use scratch paper, practice your skill of translating the information into numerical expressions. This may sound time-consuming but through practice, you may actually find it to be a time-saving technique as your short-term memory is not preoccupied with keeping bits of info—everything is on the page. Try to write only numbers and numerical symbols as writing words wastes much more time.

Try It Yourself – Math Word Problem Sample Question:

The sum of two consecutive numbers is greater by 5 than the next consecutive number.

What is the number that comes after these three consecutive numbers?

Type your answer here:

The correct answer is 9.

In the first step, you must create the simplest equation from the information provided:

  • The sum of two consecutive numbers:  X + (X+1)
  • is greater by 5 than the next consecutive number:  X + (X+1) = (X+1+1) + 5

X + (X+1) = (X+1+1) + 5

2X + 1 = X + 7             \ -X – 1

2X + 1 -X – 1 = X + 7 -X – 1

X = 6

Therefore, the number that comes after these three consecutive numbers is

(X+1+1+1) = 6 + 1 + 1 +1 = 9.

Number Series

Question Format/Instructions

In this type of question, you must decipher the underlying logic of a series of numbers and find a missing number in the middle of the series. Once again, rather uniquely to Revelian, you are not given options but need to come up with the correct answer yourself and type it in.

Winning Tip for Number Series Questions
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity. Do not try to come up with peculiar reasoning to the order of numbers. These sequences are almost always based on repeating differences between the numbers—either addition/subtraction or multiplication/division. You will likely recognize a repeating pattern. Then, you need to apply this pattern to find the missing number.

Try It Yourself – Number Series Sample Question:

What is the missing number that should take the place of the question mark?

2           4            4           ?          8         16         16

Type your answer here:

The correct answer is 8.

Every second number in the series is multiplied by two. It can also be portrayed as an interchanging pattern of multiplication by 2 and multiplication by 1:

2           4            4           ?          8         16         16

     *2          *1          *2         *1         *2        *1

Matrix Completion

Question Format/Instructions

In these questions, you must decipher the underlying logic of a 3-by-3 matrix of numbers and find the missing number. To make it more challenging, some numbers in the matrix will be hidden, so you must come up with a solution based on partial information. 

Winning Tip for Matrix Completion Questions
The main challenge in these questions are the missing numbers. They create a measure of uncertainty and ambiguity. To resolve this, you should consider the matrix as two sets of three short numerical sequences—the rows and the columns of the matrix. Each of these sets of sequences follows the same logical pattern. Decipher that and you have the solution to the entire matrix. Take into account that the solution must be meaningful for both rows and columns.

Try It Yourself – Matrix Completion Sample Question:

What is the missing number that should take the place of the question mark?

12

18

8

?

10

20

16

Type your answer here:

The correct answer is 4.

The differences between the rows are specified inside the parentheses beneath the number. The differences between the columns are specified inside the parentheses to the right of the number. The missing numbers replace the dots and the question mark in the corresponding cells.

17 (-5) (-8)

12 (+6) (-8)

18 (-8)

9 (-5) (+12)

4 (+6) (+12)

10 (+12)

21 (-5)

16 (+6)

22

#2 Verbal Reasoning

This category assesses reasoning and comprehension of words, constructive thinking, and logical reasoning ability.

The questions of this category do not focus on the basic command of English grammar rules. They assess your inference skills and your vocabulary and reasoning skills, mainly through various comparisons of words and their meanings—word analogy, synonym finding, semantic categorization, etc.

The three types of questions in this section are:

Word Analogies

Question Format/Instructions

In these questions, you must find a meaningful relationship between two words and locate a word that possesses a similar relationship with another given word.

Winning Tip for Word Analogy Questions
One way to come up with a quick solution to word analogy problems is to phrase a sentence that incorporates the first couple of words in a way that establishes the meaningful relationship (e.g. A is a type of B). Then, insert the third word into the same sentence and see which of the possible answers logically completes it.

Try It Yourself – Word Analogy Sample Question:

PURIFY is to SULLY as POIGNANT is to…

  •  dirty
  •  piquant
  •  lively
  •  healthy
  •  damaged
  •  unmoving

The correct answer is POIGNANT is to UNMOVING.

Explanation: 

The analogy underlying this question is A and B are opposites.

Poignant is something that drives various emotions while unmoving is something that does not. These are also opposites.

The other options are either synonyms, nearly synonyms, or unrelated to the word poignant.

Word Categorization

Question Format/Instructions

In these questions you must find a common characteristic—usually a semantic relationship— between several words, and mark the words that do not fall into the same category. For example, all words are motor vehicles besides the exceptions which have no motor. This question assesses your mental flexibility as the nature of the relationship may be very versatile.

Winning Tip for Word Categorization Questions
As the name of the question type suggests, the goal is to find a category that can encompass all the words but one or two exceptions. To do that, you must be ready for categorizing. When you read a word, have in your mind “This is a type of X.” Then, try to check whether additional words fall into the same category. The categories must never be too broad as that may prove futile. Broad categories such as “This is a verb” or “This is an animal” will usually encompass all the words and will not leave exceptions.

Try It Yourself – Word Categorization Sample Question

Four of the following are alike in some way. Please select the other two.

  •  advocate
  •  champion
  •  proponent
  •  supporter
  •  adversary
  •  opponent

The correct answer is “adversary”  and “opponent.”

These words refer to someone who competes against someone else.

All the other words refer to positively backing someone. An advocate is someone who defends or maintains a cause or a group. A champion is someone who battles for another’s rights or honor. A proponent is someone who argues in favor of something. A supporter is someone who promotes the interests of someone else.

Inferences

Question Format/Instructions

In these questions, you must analyze several statements and determine which of them prove a certain conclusion.

Winning Tip for Inference Questions
There are many types of inferences. Through inference you may reach various types of conclusions – definite conclusions (100% true), conclusions that follow beyond reasonable doubt (almost certainly true), probable conclusions (high chances that are true), and so on. In this test, only conclusions that follow without a shred of a doubt are relevant. The chosen statements, combined together, must yield the required conclusion in 100% certainty. Therefore, if there is any room for doubt, take a step back – there are probably statements that better prove the conclusion.

Try It Yourself – Inference Sample Question

Which two statements together PROVE that House A is made of wood?

  1. Billy would only live in a house made of wood.
  2. House A is not made of concrete.
  3. Billy lives in House A.
  4. House A is furnished with wooden furniture.
  5. Billy likes wooden furniture in houses made of wood.

The correct answers are A + C.

If Billy would only live in a house made of wood and he actually lives in House A, then House A must be made of wood. The combination of these two statements leaves no room for doubt regarding the conclusion.

Answers D and E may also make us believe that Billy lives in House A; however, they leave room for doubt.

#3 Abstract Reasoning

This category of questions assesses your ability to visualize, make spatial judgments, and solve problems.  This category is also known as Inductive Reasoning, and it is correlated to tests of general intelligence. In most cases, you are required to compare 5-6 elements in order to find two elements that do not follow the same pattern as the rest of the elements.

Winning Tip for Abstract Reasoning Questions 

Mutually exclusive characteristics – at times you might find two separate answers with a unique characteristic, and yet, these answers will not be the correct answer. For example, if there are 6 elements—two of them yellow, two orange, and two purple—you cannot say that the purple elements are different because using the same reasoning, you may claim that the yellow elements are different for being lighter than the rest. You must come up with a feature that is truly unique.

Try It Yourself – Abstract Reasoning Sample Question

Which two of the six elements do not belong with the others?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F

The correct answers are B + C.

You can find two pairs within the six elements. Each pair is comprised of a line and an arrow which point in the same direction. The odd elements cannot be paired.

Tips:

  • Notice that there are three arrows and three regular lines. In the majority of the cases, if there is an even distribution of a property, then it is insignificant by itself for finding the odd elements. However, this does not mean that it is entirely insignificant. As you have seen in this case, it helps to pair elements.

RCAT Preparation Strategies

1. Learn how to work quickly and efficiently

Even though they are not particularly difficult, it can be very stressful to know you have only 20 minutes to answer 51 questions. Here are some study tips to help you stay calm and ready:

  1. Make sure you go back over the questions after you have taken a practice test to see how to choose your answers more efficiently.
  2. Sometimes the best strategy is the process of elimination. You don’t have to always verify that the answer you choose is correct. Oftentimes, you will notice answer options that are simply wrong and you can eliminate them. 
  3. Read the time-saving tips in our explanations and figure out how to make them work while you are taking a test.
2. Don’t sweat the hard stuff. Focus on the easy questions

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test has an average score of 26 points out of 51. If you score 28 points, you will probably move on to the next level of the recruiting process; if you score between 32 and 35 points, you will be very sought after for any position; and if you score 38 points and above, your recruiter will be giddy with happiness.

The total score is more important than each category of the RCAT individually; therefore, you should remember that your score matters more than getting everything correct. While studying, try to quickly burn through as many easy questions as possible, even if you miss a couple of hard ones along the way. This way, you will train yourself to pay attention to the questions you can answer quickly and skip the ones that will eat up your test time.

3. Set aside some time to take two preparation tests, with a break in between them, before you sit for the real test

Everyone’s brain absorbs information differently. But one thing we all have in common as that we need to take breaks and rest ourselves. You can study for hours on end, but at some point you have to stop and let your brain process all the new information. If you take a break and then go back to the material, you will find that you are renewed and have been able to process the information properly. Do this before the real test as well. It is not helpful to cram right before you take it. Make sure you have studied, but then give yourself a relaxing break before you go in. It would not hurt to look over some questions right before, though, just to give yourself a jump-start to focus.

4. Find out what exactly you need to do for each type of question

The RCAT’s instructions may not be as clear or understandable as you would like them to be. That is why it is important that when you are preparing, you read all the explanations and tips offered to you. This way, you will know what each question expects of you on the test, so you will not have to waste time reading the instructions, and you will feel more confident while answering the questions.

5. Simulate the real test’s condition while practicing

If you practice answering 51 Revelian cognitive ability–style questions in 20 minutes, you have simulated the basic test conditions. Make sure you don’t have a calculator or a mobile phone, and don’t get distracted while taking the test. Once you have practiced under these conditions, when you sit for the test, you will be ready for it and familiar with the environment.

6. Relax and breathe

You probably know yourself pretty well, and you know your stress triggers. Sometimes stress can be a good thing and help you achieve success, but sometimes, it stops you from succeeding. Figure out in advance how much stress you need to do well on the test and try to simulate it in advance.

7. Optimize your best conditions for taking the test—a nutritious meal, a good night’s sleep, and no distractions

The previous tip mentions your optimal stress zone. Make sure you also have a proper meal before the test (sorry, chips and soda won’t cut it) and try to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep the night before. Other good tips include bringing the following with you to test day:

  • noise-reduction headphones
  • a back pillow
  • A water bottle

Revelian Test Features

Test Fast Facts (tl;dr)

  • Total of 51 questions.
  • Test is 20 minutes long.
  • Questions increase in difficulty.
  • Question types: abstract reasoning, verbal reasoning, and numerical reasoning.

Three question categories

The complete Revelian Test includes questions of three different categories. The test consists of 17 questions of each category, amounting to a total of 51 questions. 

  1. Verbal reasoning: These questions will judge a candidate’s ability to interpret and judge written text. They will include word analogies, inferences, and word categorization. To pass this, you must have good English skills.
  2. Abstract reasoning: You will encounter odd-two-out questions – find two elements that do not share the same property as 3-4 other elements.
  3. Numerical reasoning: These numerical questions will feature number series, numerical matrix completion, and math word problems; therefore, you should have basic math skills and practice diligently prior to the test.

Remember that

  • The questions are introduced in a random order.
  • Difficulty level gradually rises throughout the test.

Time constraint

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test, like other cognitive ability assessments, is a time-limited test in which you have only 20 minutes to complete 51 questions. This means that you have only 23.5 seconds to answer each question. Only a handful of people are able to complete the entire test.

Not only multiple-choice questions

While most of the RACT 51 questions are multiple-choice questions, some questions—especially the numerical reasoning questions—require you to simply enter your answer. In the multiple-choice questions, you are often required to choose two answers, out of five or six options, that comprise the correct solution. Some free sample questions are available in the question–type introduction sections.

No penalty for wrong answers

The final score on your Revelian test is based on the number of correct answers you have provided. This means that there is no penalty for wrong answers and it is better to take an educated guess rather than to leave a question unanswered. 


You are also allowed to skip questions you find particularly difficult, flag them, and go back to them if you have spare time at the end of the test.

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KPMG Australia & the Revelian Test

“While Revelian is tight-lipped about the specific employers with which it works, news reports confirm that current adopters include Ashurst, KPMG, and PwC, as well as other graduate recruiters in the aviation, finance, mining, telecommunications, construction, logistics, and professional services industries. By some accounts, Revelian administers 200,000 tests a year around the globe.” (Source: gradaustralia.com.au)

Technical Facts

Easy to administer

Since it’s a cloud-based test, candidates can easily take the Revelian Test from anywhere. Questions are asked from three categories:

  1. Abstract reasoning
  2. Verbal reasoning
  3. Numerical reasoning

The questions are selected randomly via Revelian’s LOTF (Linear-on-the-Fly) software. You will be given 17 questions from each category, for a total of 51 random questions. The level of difficulty increases as the test progresses.

Used to hire job-friendly people

Since RCAT measures the candidates’ cognitive abilities, organizations using it are sure to hire the best people for their workforce. It measures interpersonal skills, general intelligence, and problem-solving skills.

Revelian Test results

The RACT scores will be made available to the recruiter in percentile form comparing you to your peer group.

Results Scale and Interpretations

Once you complete the RCAT, you will be provided with a percentage score comparing you to the peer groups that have already taken the Revelian Test. When more than one candidate competes for the position, the results of each is compared with others. Normally, you will be judged by your overall performance (i.e. score) in the assessment, although the employer may ask Revelian to provide a specific assessment of your numerical, verbal, or abstract reasoning performance.

Typically, if you manage to answer 50% of the questions correctly, you should be considered for the next step of the hiring process. This means that you should aim for at least 26 correct answers out of 51 questions. Nonetheless, the ideal score criteria may significantly change between industries and between recruiting organizations. To be on the safe side, try to score 30/51.

Your employer’s score report will include your final score, similar to this: “Exceeded 95% of a sample of ABC Company employees.” You will also be ranked vis-a-vis the other candidates, for example: “Candidate Rank: 1 out of 4 candidates.”

In general, Revelian can provide four comparison groups to your score: 

  • Your score in comparison to the employed population
  • Your score in comparison to employees of a specific industry (e.g. engineering, call center)
  • Your score in comparison to management level test takers
  • Your score in comparison to a specific company’s benchmark score

For example, the following report compares a candidate who scored 28 out of 51 in three categories—against employees of the company (95% – far above average), against employees in the same industry (78% – average), and against graduates in general (65% – average).

Source: Revelian

Revelian test scores are categorized into five levels of overall cognitive ability—far below average, below average, average, above average, and far beyond average.

People who score in the bottom range may take time to understand and learn new tasks, and may require more training and support than other candidates. People who score in the top range are likely to understand their job and acquire new skills faster, to be resourceful in solving problems, and will likely need less training and support than others. People who score in the middle range, which are most people, are those who will probably be the normal employee in terms of training, performance, and supervision needs.

Source: Revelian

RCAT FAQs

What is the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test?

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test (RCAT) is a pre-employment psychometric test that requires candidates to process numeric, abstract, and verbal. that measures a candidate’s abilities in numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, and non-verbal reasoning.
This 20-minute test will help companies determine from the results whether you are a good enough candidate to consider hiring.

What to Expect on the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test?

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test is comprised of a total of 51 multiple-choice questions with 15 questions in each of three different sections:

1. Abstract reasoning
2. Verbal reasoning 
3. Numerical reasoning 

You will be given a total of 20 minutes to complete the test answering as many questions as you can in the allotted time, which means that you have an average of around 30 seconds to answer each question. The difficulty level increases as the test goes on, and questions from each type will appear in random order. Upon completing the test, your recruiter will receive your percentile results. You will only be able to take the test once every 12 months, so it is imperative to be well-prepared.

How many times can I take the Revelian Test?

You can take the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test (RCAT) only once within a 12 month period. Therefore, the Revelian Company asks for the candidate’s identification details at different assessment processes—of even different companies—so that there won’t be any repetitive assessments. You will not be permitted to take the test again; instead, candidates will be given the opportunity to showcase their previous results to the recruiter.

Who can take the Revelian Test?

Any hiring organization can offer the RCAT to their candidates in order to judge their abilities and interpersonal skills. The RCAT fits all jobs and job profiles, even those requiring different expertise and experience levels.

Can I take the RCAT in my native language?

The RCAT is not only for native English speakers, but also for non-native speakers which means anyone can take this test to achieve their desired position. If you are not a native English speaker and wish to take the test in a different language, it is recommended to mention that to your recruiter.

How do you pass the Revelian Test?

You will need to score at least 28 out of 51 to pass the test and be considered for a job. We recommend practicing early and often, simulating the test environment.

What is a good Revelian score?

Anywhere between 28 and 35 points are considered a good enough score to move on to the next step in the hiring process. If you get higher than 35 points, the recruiter will think you’re a genius.

How hard is the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test?

The test questions themselves are not particularly hard. The difficult part is the time-restriction and the stress that could cause. If you study in advance and time yourself so you know what to expect, you will increase your chances of passing the test.

RCAT Test Tips

To ace any timed test that can get you your dream job, you should have a solid practice plan and a test-taking strategy. Although it will be a little challenging to beat the time, these handy tips can help:

1. Stay ahead of the time

Practicing before taking the test will help you ensure you can complete the test within the 20 minute time period. All together, there are approximately 23 seconds per question. Don’t panic—rather focus and try to complete the test. Remember, you’ll get only one chance in 12 months, so be precise, set a timeframe, and practice as many questions as you can before taking the test.

2. Guess and move on

Since wrong answers will not negatively impact your overall score, and given the time limitation, guess when you don’t know the answer. Don’t spend too much time on any one question—guess the answer and move to the next one.

3. Stay focused

Aim for answering all 51 questions, but if you are unable to do so (which is very likely), don’t panic. The test is designed in a way that only approximately 2% of the candidates can answer all questions within the time limit.

4. Plan your Revelian Cognitive Ability Test strategy

Bring a stopwatch and scrap paper to do draft calculations. There will be tricky questions, so work carefully. Don’t rush to complete the test. Focus on accuracy.

Administration

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test (RCAT) is administered according to the following principles:

  • Test Location: First attempt is often non-proctored and taken online at home. Candidates who successfully pass their online RCAT may be required to retake the test in a proctored environment by the hiring company, typically in their office.
  • Test Schedule: Revelian tests are usually scheduled right after the passing the initial CV screening. You will be informed that you have 3-7 days to complete the online assessment. 
  • Test Format: Test is taken online. Most questions are in a multiple-choice format but on some questions, you will need to directly type the answer you come up with.
  • Test Materials: Test taken on computer. 
  • Cost: None for you. Cost is usually covered by the employer.
  • Retake Policy: RCAT can be retaken only every 12 months. The employer chooses whether to extend this period.
Is the Revelian Test available offline?

No, the test is only available online. One can participate in this 20-minute online test only once in 12 months.

When will I get results?

Since it’s an online test, the results are instant. After completing the RCAT, you will be provided with the score in a percentage format.

Test Provider

Revelian was established in 1999 and is an Australian-based organization specializing in the development and delivery of cutting-edge psychometric tests and evaluations, providing companies using their services unique, data-driven employee insights. Over 80% of the tests in their portfolio are proprietary, developed by their team of psychologists and software engineers, and used by organizations throughout the world. Each year, more than 200,000 individuals globally take the Revelian tests. 

In 2020, Revelian was acquired by Criteria Corp, mainly due the Cognify game-based test, which assesses cognitive aptitude through a series of 6 mini-games. It was notably chosen as a screening test for IBM, and referred to in the company as the IBM cognitive ability assessment.

Disclaimer – All the information and prep materials on iPrep are genuine and were created for tutoring purposes. iPrep is not affiliated with Revelian, and Criteria Corp which own the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test.

Get to know what the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test will be like by practicing with these sample questions:

Question 1 of 7

Which two statements together PROVE that John was born in San Francisco?

  • John’s parents were born in San Francisco
  • John, his sister, and his best friend were born in the same place
  • Firstborns are always born in their parents’ birthplace
  • Isidore, John’s best friend, was born in San Francisco
  • John’s sister Elaine is older than him

The correct answers are the last two.

One sentence states that John and his best friend were born in the same place. The other sentence states two facts about Isidore: he is John’s best friend and he was born in San Francisco. In light of sentence A, John was born in the same place as Isidore, his best friend, which means that John was born in San Francisco.

The information in sentence A regarding John’s sister is irrelevant to the solution. The other sentences create an alleged connection between the information about John’s parents’ birthplace, John’s older sister Elaine, and the fact that firstborns are born in the same place as their parents. It is uncertain whether Elaine is John’s parents’ firstborn; therefore, one cannot infer from these pieces of information about John’s birthplace. Even if the conclusion were true, it is based on three different sentences and the question specifically demands to prove the conclusion based on TWO sentences.

Question 2 of 7

The chance of winning prizes at the local fair is 9/10. If 200 children visited the local fair, how many of them most probably did not win a prize?

Type your answer here:

 

The correct answer is 20.

9/10 is the probability to win a prize. Thus, the probability of not winning a prize is 1 – 9/10 = 1/10.
You can use this figure in order to find the number of children who most probably did not win a prize:
200 * 1/10 = 200/10 = 20.

Question 3 of 7

Four of the following are alike in some way. Please select the other two.

  • perpetuate
  • curtail
  • prolong
  • abridge
  • elongate
  • extend

The correct answer is “abridge” and “curtail.”

These words mean to cut something short while the rest of the words mean to extend something.

Question 4 of 7

What is the missing number that should take the place of the question mark?

7     10     15     ?     31     42     55

Type your answer here:

 

The correct answer is 22.

The differences between adjacent terms are greater by 2 in every step (3, 5, ?, ?, 11, 13.) Therefore, the difference between the 15 and the missing number should be 7, and the difference between the missing number and 31 should be 9. The calculations below confirm that the correct answer is 22:
15 + 7 = 22
22 + 9 = 31

Question 5 of 7

GLASS is to WINDOW as KITCHEN is to…

  • sink
  • metal
  • wood
  • bedroom
  • house
  • pantry

The correct answer is “house.”

Explanation: The analogy underlying this question is that A is usually a part of B.

A sink and a pantry are often parts of a kitchen; however, the analogy must maintain its order and since “kitchen” is parallel to A, look for a “B” that a kitchen is a part of.

One may assume that windows are made of glass (B is made of A) and therefore the correct answer might be wood or metal, as these materials are usually found in a kitchen. However, again, even if that is correct, you would need to look for a “B” which is made of a kitchen (A.)

Question 6 of 7

Which two of the six elements do not belong with the others?

The correct answers are and

All shapes are filled with diagonal patterns. The diagonal lines in all shapes go in one direction except for the marked answers in which the diagonal lines go in a different direction.

Question 7 of 7

Which two of the five elements do not belong with the others?

The correct answers are and

These elements are comprised of curvy lines. The other three elements are comprised of straight lines.

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About the course

Welcome to iPrep’s Revelian Cognitive Ability Test (RCAT) Course.

This course will help you boost your skills and with it your confidence towards your upcoming RCAT test. The course will provide you with the following tools and benefits:

  • You will become familiar with the test’s various types of questions.
  • You will be given three full-length RCAT-style simulation tests. These simulations include similar questions to those you will encounter in the real test with the same level of difficulty. These also have the same time limit as the real test. Experiencing the test’s time pressure will ensure it will not come as a surprise on test day.
  • You will be provided with a great variety of helpful tips for the different types of questions. Some of the tips are in the introductory sections while most are in the detailed explanations that follow each question.

5

Learning hours

12

Practice tests

285

Questions

30

Day access

By the end of this course, you will be more knowledgeable and comfortable with the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test – Knowledge and familiarity with the test are the two most significant factors that can help you maximize your score and improve your chances of success.

The course is comprised of both practice and learning sessions. But first, you will go through an introductory sample test to get a feel for the challenge ahead. In it, you will solve questions with a time limit. Once done, you will have the option to review your answers and question explanations.

Following the introductory test experience, we will guide you through learning lessons with essential information about your upcoming RCAT assessment. These lessons will help you understand the underlying techniques that are essential for succeeding on the test.

The course is then concluded by simulating full-length tests that accurately follow the structure and concepts of the RCAT. Once done, you will be able to get full question explanations and even see how well you performed in comparison with other people who have taken the test.

Wishing you an enjoyable learning experience!

Skills you will learn

Numerical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning

Curriculum

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Warming Up – 15-Question Speed Test
  3. Question Types Introduction
  4. Time Management Tips
  5. Full-Length RCAT-Style Simulations
  6. Course Conclusion

About the author

M.A. Tamir Rubin

Psychology and Cognitive Sciences Expert

Tamir Rubin has been working in the field of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences for over ten years. His experience includes the development of tens of assessment test preparations in subjects such as Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Ability, Critical Thinking, Deductive Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and more.

Rubin has been the Head Of Products for TestPrep, a global leader in assessment test preparation, and holds a Master’s degree from the Bar-Ilan University and a Bachelor’s degree from the Hebrew University.

Customer Testimonial

Very impressive system as it appears that IPREP use the same font as Revelian so it feels like you are doing the real tests. LOTS of useful tips too.

Marc Casey

July 23, 2019 at 7:24 AM

Reviews

Amela P***

November 3, 2022 at 9:10 AM

Excellent approach to preparation for RCAT and great time management tips provided! I would recommend iPREP to anyone interested in undertaking pre-employment tests. My results improved significantly after only a few hours of practice.

Dhanasekhar V**

July 13, 2022 at 3:54 AM

the information in terms of explanations on the test objective, what is expected, how to deal with questions and practice sessions are all great but there is not good enough support about Numerical and Verbal reasoning questions like abstract reasoning. If that support is also available in this, I am sure it makes a great difference in not only understanding them better but to get the great outcome for all the participants. Thanks

Javier A*******

May 22, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Ok to prep. Provides some good times and 6 mock exams. I'm finding it useful as I get to practice anumber of exercises that I would have failed otherwise

Alissa M*******

April 22, 2021 at 8:22 PM

Iprep has allowed me to improve my scores. It provides a great analysis to explain questions I did not understand and allow me to increase my success rate by explaining what was going on.

Ana T*******

April 15, 2021 at 12:33 PM

I have enjoyed learning about all the types of questions and their solutions, time management tips and how to trust my instincts more. Many thanks iPre! Ana