# Block Counting

The Block Counting portion of the AFOQT measures your ability to see into a “three-dimensional” stack of blocks. Each of the 30 items in this section asks that you determine how many pieces are touched by the numbered blocks.

Subtest Information: Time: 4.5 Minutes; Items: 30

# Example Questions After viewing a stack of blocks, like the one above, you will be asked to determine how many blocks are touching a given block.

1
Block 1 is touched by ___ other blocks.
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
E
6
2
Block 2 is touched by ___ other blocks.
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
E
6

## Practice Questions  1. B (Block 1 touches three blocks: one to the left, one below, & one to the right).
2. B (Block 2 touches three blocks: one below, & two to the right).
3. C (Block 3 touches four blocks: one above, one below, & two to the right).
4. C (Block 4 touches four blocks: one above, one to the left, & two below).
5. B (Block 5 touches three blocks: two to the left & one below).
6. B (Block 6 touches three blocks: one to the left, one below, & one to the right).
7. E (Block 7 touches four blocks: one above, two below, & one to the right).
8. D (Block 8 touches five blocks: one above, two to the left, & two below).
9. D (Block 9 touches five blocks: one above, one to the left, two below, & one to the right).
10. C (Block 10 touches four blocks: three above & one to the right).
11. B (Block 11 touches three blocks: one below & two to the right).
12. E (Block 12 touches six blocks: three above, one to the left, & two below).
13. E (Block 13 touches six blocks: three above, two below, & one to the right).