How Smart Are You? Reasoning & Problem-solving

ISBN: 9789766381783

For Ages: 10 - 12

  • Sonia E. Bennett
  • BB Anders

How Smart Are You? Reasoning & Problem-solving tests and stimulates critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It is mainly a supplementary educational book but can also be used recreationally - a very handy, travel-friendly product. Although primarily geared towards upper primary students (10 years and over), lower secondary students and adults will find the activities interesting and stimulating. The book comprises 25 smart tests with 20 items each. The tests are progressively challenging and cater to those at varying learning levels.


Features and Activities

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Scenario-based questions
  • Open-ended questions
  • Unscramble words
  • Heavy picture content


Key Features

  • Provides superb preparation for the Higher Order Thinking Skills Test which will be one of three elements in the new Primary Exit Profile (PEP) to be implemented in 2018. The PEP will replace The Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) which will be administered at the end of Grade Six.
  • Varied exercises that span different subject areas and topics, such as mathematics, geography, safety measures, road signs
  • Will improve users’ vocabulary, increase their knowledge and help to develop their research skills
  • Can be used to prepare students for quiz competitions
  • Will appeal to users globally
  • Provides good, productive leisure time activity for children and adults alike
  • Will develop students’ reasoning and analytical skills
  • Can be used strategically to stretch students at the grades 4-5 level
  • Provides positive reinforcement of values and attitudes
  • Will develop students’ ability to process information


Look Out For

  • Challenging exercises that stimulate the brain and will improve user’s reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Interesting facts and brain teasers at the end of each smart test
  • Answers at the back of the book


 OTHER TITLES FOR THE PRIMARY EXIT PROFILE (PEP): Mind Builders - Test Your Thinking Skills



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