3D Spatial Deductive Reasoning Test

Spatial reasoning is the activity of trying to perceive and copy an object / shape and establish what would it look like if it were rotated by a certain angle1.

This ability seems to be a predictor of the successful solving of construction tasks in children2, but it is also a key element of certain jobs like airplane pilots3.


For each question, you will be given a 3D base image that you must mentally rotate and analyze. You will have to select all the options that are a rotation of the given image. Each question can have more than one answer.


This test is designed as an entertaining and educational tool. The results do not constitute a psychological or psychiatric evaluation of any kind and may not offer an accurate portrait of the mental fitness of the test taker. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the results and these should not be used as an indicator of the capacities of the individual for a specific purpose.
Responses may be recorded and used for research purposes or to be otherwise distributed. All responses are recorded anonymously. 


Gardner, H. (2010) Frames of mind: The theory of multiple intelligences, New York, NY: Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group.

Brosnan, M. (1998) The role of spatial ability in children’s play with Lego blocks. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 87(1): 19–28.

3 Boudreau, G., Pigeau, R. & McCann, C. (1998). Effects of logical form and geometrical content on spatial deductive reasoning. Technical Report for the Defence and Civil Inst. of Environmental Medicine, Downsview (Ontario).