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:

 Food, grow in ground, edible 
 Give difference not similarly 




Desk and Chair:

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




Painting and Poem:

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




Oil and Coal:

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