Sample Questions - Neuropsychiatry Unit Cognitive Assessment Tool (NUCOG)

Executive Functioning-Abstraction

“These two objects are alike in some way. How are they similar?"

Pineapple and Orange:

 Fruit
1
 Food, grow in ground, edible 
½
 Give difference not similarly 
 0

 

 

               


Desk and Chair:

Items of furniture   
 1
Wooden, have legs ½
Give difference not similarity 
 0

    

     

 


Painting and Poem:

Works of art
 1
Made, show things, someone does them ½
Give difference and not similarity  0

 

 

 


Oil and Coal:

Forms of energy
 1
From the ground, pay for them  ½
Give difference not similarity 0