Common UKCAT Abstract Reasoning Test Patterns

Below tutorials present some of the most common patterns that you can find in UKCAT abstract reasoning test. To give you an idea as what these patterns are and how to solve them in your assessment we have compiled the below tutorials which present with test taking tips and strategies. In addition, if you wish to undertake full online assessment then complete free UKCAT abstract reasoning test which at the end will provide you your test score and show you correctly and incorrectly answered questions with solutions.



UKCAT simple abstract test patterns

Abstract reasoning questions constructed from simple patterns belong to the group of questions that may be easily worked out. Images in these questions usually consist of single rules that are based around number, size, colour, shape or position of the items. Usually one specific rule would lead you to the correct answer. You can find out more about these by clicking on the above link.


UKCAT intermediate patterns

Intermediate test patterns combine two or more rules to underlying logic of question. In essence, you will have to search for two or more clues that would guide you to the right answer. As in the case of simple images, intermediate patterns are frequently based around number, shape, colour or size of the abstract items. You can click on the above link to see example questions with full step by step explanations.


UKCAT advanced test patterns

Questions that consist of advanced test patterns usually contain different shifts, moves or turns which may change, rotate or move to different directions. Often these items may be incorporated into the tests to distract your attention to test your ability to extract relevant information from large set of data. From the above link, you can view some real example questions and see how to go about approaching them with confidence.


UKCAT unusual abstract test patterns

It is important to note that abstract reasoning questions are not only composed of images of complex nature. In fact there tend to be small number of these in assessment. UKCAT abstract tests tend to incorporate unusual images which in essence comprise simple layout. For example, they may comprise various unusual looking symbols, squiggles or waves which may scare off many candidates. Click on the link above to find out more about these types of questions.


UKCAT conditional abstract patterns

As the above word suggests conditional patterns consists of conditionals. These patterns are images where characteristic of one item dictates the characteristic of another. Questions involving conditionals are not uncommon. Hence, in order to be fully prepared for your upcoming online assessments get familiar with these types of questions. You can click on the above link to see some example questions to learn more.