Numerical & Verbal Automatic Test
The NVAT is a power test, it aims to measure the candidate's ability to infer, associate, deduce and decrypt without time pressure.
The test is meant to be an high range I.Q. test, it was designed as an experimental measure of the high range of mental ability.
The NVAT was mainly created using the best verbal and numerical items of two previous tests (NIT-From 1 and NIT-ES) for which item analysis has been performed.
Everybody is welcome to take the test, there is no age or culture restriction.
For security reasons the test is not available on this website, one has to order it to be able to take it.
You can have a reasonable idea of the test's look with the below demonstration.
Click to download
(works on windows)
Make sure you have java installed if the demo does not work.
The NVAT has the same format than the demonstration: it displays one item at a time, in order to see the next item you have to solve the current one. The test consist of 50 questions of increasing difficulty.
You are allowed to search the internet or a dictionary for information regarding verbal understanding.
You are not allowed to ask someone else for help.
You are not allowed to share or publish this test.
There is no time limit to work on the test but a minimum of 8 hours is recommended.
Only one attempt is allowed.
To receive the test, please send 10 euros or roughly that value in other currency via Paypal to:
Ordering & Scoring
The test is available to download on an hidden webpage.
After your DATA as well as the fee are received, you will receive the necessary information to download the test.
DATA (Excel) or DATA (OpenOffice)
Send the DATA to: firstname.lastname@example.org together with the fee.
Once you have finished the test, send the item code back, so that you can receive a score report certificate, including an estimation of your I.Q. on the Wechsler Scale.
20 submissions: First preliminary norm
40 submissions: Second preliminary norm
80 submissions: First norm
160 submissions: Second norm
250 submissions: Final norm
Current NVAT norm is estimated