Preparing for Global Knowledge



The logic portion of the IDAT tests a student’s ability to solve problems.
Types of problems students will have to solve include (but are not limited to):

⦁    Identifying sequences and patterns

⦁    Visualising, describing, and analysing shapes and objects

⦁    Verbal reasoning problems

⦁    Interpreting budgets, costs, timetables

⦁    Evaluating language to find patterns and meaning


A. Tomato
B. Monkey
C. Giraffe
D. Elephant

Answer: A

A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13

Answer: C


The Social Sciences portion of the test is not only a chance to test students on material that is common for their age and class at the current time, it is also a chance for students to prepare and study content area for the IDAT. Through this portion of the test, schools can ascertain how well a student can prepare for tests and examinations by remembering words, concepts, dates, and data for a formal school test.

Look at the table below for a list of what topics will come up during this test period. The topics and subject areas are updated regularly. Candidates should study these information sheets as questions will be based on the material provided in them.

The areas of content for the Test from September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021 are as below:

Stage           Science Geography History
1 Cheetahs Spain April Fools’ Day
2 The Solar System The Sahara Desert                                                  The Terracotta Army
3 Melting & Boiling Oceans Native America
4 Photosynthesis Central America World War I
5 Sight Soil The Great Famine (Ireland)
6 Electromagnetic Waves                                            Biomass Energy African American Civil Rights Movement


The areas of content for the Test from January 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021 are as below:

Stage Science Geography History
1 Seasons Mexico Thomas Edison
2 Solids & Liquids Fiji Thirteen Colonies
3 The water cycle Ramadan Christopher Columbus
4 The Atom The Middle East The French Revolution
5 Viruses Carbon Footprint Rosa Parks
6 Nuclear Fission & Fusion Municipal Solid Waste The Berlin Wall


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