NVR Type 07 - Similar shapes


The two figures on the left are alike in some way. Choose which one of the five figures to the right of these is most like the first two figures.


To answer the question, you have to look at the similarities between the two figures on the left. Work out how these are alike, for example the size of shapes within the figure, position of the shapes in each figure in relation to one another, rotation and direction of shapes, shading, etc. and then compare each of the possible answers to the pair of figures to see which one has a the same characteristics as the pair of figures given. To get the correct answer, it is helpful to eliminate all options you feel are definitely wrong to narrow down the choice of correct answers.

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Example Question 1:

Answer: b

Explanation: The shapes on the far left both have a small black star inside. Find the shape in the options that also has a small black star in.

Example Question 2:

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Answer: c

Explanation: The dotted line divides the stars in half and each half is a mirror image of the other. Both stars also have a black shape in the middle and a shape in the side of the star. Apply that to the stars on the right.

Example Question 3:

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Answer: c

Explanation: The shapes on the left both have three of the same shapes that intersect with one that is smaller in size than the other two. The smaller shape is at the bottom of the shape. Apply that to the right hand side.