Inductive Reasoning Test 1

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The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** Each step, the shaded square moves 3 squares clockwize round
the edge of the figure.

**Second Rule:** Each step, the cross-hatching moves 1 square anticlockwise
round the edge of the figure, disappering behind when the two coincide.

**Third Rule:** The circle (with starts behind the shaded square in figure 1)
moves 1 square left to right, starting again at the left of the figure when it drops down a
row.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The shape in the center comprises 1 fewer line every time.

**Second Rule:** The shape is in the top left alternates between being a
triangle and being a square.

**Third Rule:** There is a cross when both shapes have the same number of
sides, and a tick when they have different number of sides.

The correct answer is A

**First Rule:** The number of circles that are grouped together increases by
one every time, with the final group containing all the circles that do not fit into a whole
group.

**Second Rule:** One circle is removed every time.

**Third Rule:** Half of the circles are shaded and half are unshaded. When
there is an odd number of circles, the 'extra' circle is shaded.

The correct answer is E

**First Rule:** The triangle with a dot in one corner alternates between
mirrored in a diagonal from the top left of the figure to the bottom right and mirrored in a
diagonal from the top right of the figure to the bottom left

**Second Rule:** The rectangle alternates between being mirrored vertically and
mirrored horizontally.

**Third Rule:** The rectangle also increases in width by a uniform amount every
time, in a direction that is away from the closest edge of the figure.

**Fourth Rule:** The circle alternates between being present and absent.

The correct answer is D

**First Rule:** The door moves to the right, centre, left then centre, always
in line with the window immediately above it, and then the pattern repeats.

**Second Rule:** First only upper storey windows are leaded, then only the
lower storey windows are leaded, then all windows are leaded. This pattern then repeats.

**Third Rule:** Starting at the bottom right window, the figure visits each
window in turn in an anticlockwise direction.

The correct answer is E

**First Rule:** Every time, the small triangle nearest the bottom right corner
is split into two equal triangles of the same proportions.

**Second Rule:** The two, newly created, smallest triangles are always
unshaded. The rest alternate between being shaded and unshaded in each image.

**Third Rule:** The stick figure moves up the hypotenuse of the largest
triangle by an equal amount every time.

**Fourth Rule:** The arms on the stick figure alternate between sloping upwards
and sloping downwards.

The correct answer is A

**First Rule:** The shading of the small triangles moves 3 triangles
anti-clockwise each time.

**Second Rule:** The cross-hatching on the kite shapes near the corners of the
figure, which is always in the direction of the nearest corner, moves clockwise, alternating
between moving one shape and moving two.

**Third Rule:** The centre shapes alternates between having downward sloping
cross-hatching and having upward sloping cross-hatching.

**Fourth Rule:** The circle moves two small triangles clockwise every time, and
is unseen when the triangle is shaded.

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The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** The direction of the arrow rotates by 30o each time.

**Second Rule:** Following it in the direction of the arrow, the wavy line
alternates between crossing in front of the straight line first and crossing behind it
first.

**Third Rule:** The horizontal line passes behind the wavy line but crosses in
front of the straight line.

The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** The matchstick giraffe visits the corners in the order top
left, top right, bottom left, bottom right. The sequence then repeats.

**Second Rule:** The matchstick giraffe faces right when it is at the top and
left when it is at the bottom.

**Third Rule:** The giraffes neck alternates between being up and down.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The downward sloping cross-hatching follows the sequence top
left circle, bottom right circle, bottom left circle, top right circle. This sequence then
repeats.

**Second Rule:** The upward sloping cross-hatching follows the sequence top
right circle, bottom left circle, bottom right circle. This sequence then repeats.

**Third Rule:** The arrow points to where the small circle will be in the next
figure.

The correct answer is A

**First Rule:** The level of the liquid in the container rises by a consistent
amount every time.

**Second Rule:** The liquid alternates between being light and dark.

**Third Rule:** The container has a spout to the right, then no spout, then to
the left, then to both left and right. This sequence then repeats.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The number of lines increases by one each time, alternating
between adding a horizontal line, then a vertical.

**Second Rule:** The circle in the top left corner alternates between shaded
and clear.

**Third Rule:** There is a star in the top right corner twice running, then
none twice running, repeated etc.

**Fourth Rule:** The number of squares filled in between the crossing lines
corresponds to the number of spots bottom right.

The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** The number of stars in the top right predicts how many
horizontal lines will be in the next box.

**Second Rule:** The circle alternates with a triangle.

**Third Rule:** The number of circles or triangles is the sum of the number of
circles and triangles in the previous two boxes, with the black shading obscuring some
shapes.

**Fourth Rule:** The number of shapes with hatched shading increases by 1 each
turn.

The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** The number of stars in the top right predicts how many
horizontal lines will be in the next box.

**Second Rule:** The circle alternates with a triangle.

**Third Rule:** The number of circles or triangles is the sum of the number of
circles and triangles in the previous two boxes, with the black shading obscuring some
shapes.

**Fourth Rule:** The number of shapes with hatched shading increases by 1 each
turn.

The correct answer is D

**First Rule:** The scales are tipped fully to the left, then straight, then
tipped fully to the right, then straight. This sequence then repeats.

**Second Rule:** Squares weigh more than triangles and circles, which weigh the
same as each other.

**Third Rule:** The support for the scales alternates between having downward
cross-hatching and having upwards cross-hatching.

The correct answer is E

**First Rule:** The cross-hatching alternates between being applied to the
circle below the shaded one (wrapping round to the top when no circle is available below)
and removed from the circle that has had the cross-hatching for two consecutive figures.

**Second Rule:** The middle circle alternates between being half-way between
the other circles in size and being bigger than both of them.

**Third Rule:**The cross hatching slopes upwards for two figures then downwards
for two figures. This sequence then repeats.

**Four Rule:** The top circle moves to the right, then the centre, then the
left, then the centre. This sequence then repeats.

The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** Two bricks are added each time, starting from the centre and
working outwards. Each row is completed before the next is started, and addition of two half
bricks counts as adding one whole brick.

**Second Rule:** Bricks on the bottom left to top right diagonal have upward
sloping cross-hatching.

**Third Rule:**The circle alternates between being on whole bricks that are
central, and whole bricks that are on the far right.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The shapes move one corner anticlockwise each time.

**Second Rule:** The shapes alternate between circle and squares.

**Third Rule:**The hatching changes between hatched and unhatched every other
graphic in the sequence. I.e. off, off, on, on, off, off ... and so on.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The shapes grow small, medium, then large, then start again.

**Second Rule:** The shapes alternate between circle and square.

**Third Rule:**The shading in the shapes increases from empty, to hatched, to
full shading.

The correct answer is B

**First Rule:** The position of the shapes in the current item is determined by
the direction the triangle is pointing in the previous item. There is no rule to determine
the direction of the arrow in the current item, only its position.

**Second Rule:** The shape inside the triangle changes in the repeating
sequence circle, square, star.

**Third Rule:**The shading in the shapes alternates between the shape in the
middle and the triangle.

The correct answer is A

**First Rule:** The nose changes in sequence from hook to oval to none.

**Second Rule:** The eyes look towards the flower.

**Third Rule:**The number of hairs corresponds to the number of freckles.

The correct answer is C

**First Rule:** The shading type furthest from the flagpole on one figure
becomes the shading closest to the flagpole on the next figure, and every other form of
shading moves one band to the right.

**Second Rule:** The flag alternates between the wave going down first and the
wave going up first.

**Third Rule:**The flags position on the pole is at half-mast, then fully
raised, then half-mast, then fully lowered. This cycle then repeats.

**Fourth Rule:**The finial (or ball) atop the flag pole is present for one
figure then absent for two figures. This sequence then repeats. Or similarly, the finial is
present when the shaded section of the flag is adjacent to the pole.