FAQs About the NNAT2

June 24, 2014 0 Comments

What does the NNAT 2 measure?

The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test-second edition (NNAT2) is a nonverbal exam that measures general intellectual ability in school-aged children from grade K-12.

What is NNAT 2 format?

Typically the test is comprised of 48 questions and lasts for approximately 30 minutes.

How is the NNAT 2 different from other tests?

The NNAT 2 has a couple of characteristics that make it different from other standardized tests. First, the entire test is nonverbal, utilizing only colorful, universal symbols and shapes; so reading and writing skills are unnecessary to complete the test. This also allows for a more equitable test across language and cultural differences.

How is the NNAT 2 test scored?

Your child’s NNAT 2 score is based on the number of questions that he answered correctly as compared to other children of the same age range. The mean of this average score is set at 100. Therefore, most students who take the NNAT 2 score between 84 and 116.

What is the best way to prepare?

The best way to prepare for the NNAT 2 is like most important tests. Review the exercises and brain-building games that may familiarize your child with the types of exercises that may be found on the NNAT2. The Test Tutor provides practice workbooks (www.the-test-tutor.com/nnat2.html) to give children ample familiarity with the types of skills that are tested on the NNAT2.

On test day, make sure your child is well-rested, well-fed, and feeling well. Try to keep the stress level low; reassure your child that she is bright and capable and can be confident while taking this test.