Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test, Second Edition (KBIT-2) Kit


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Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test Second Edition (KBIT-2) is a brief measure of verbal and nonverbal intelligence used with individuals ages 4 through 90 years.

Professionals depend on the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT) to measure both verbal and nonverbal ability. The Second edition, also developed by leading cognitive ability experts Alan and Nadeen Kaufman, provides the same practical and affordable test with enhanced benefits.


  • Quickly assess the intellectual ability of adults in institutional settings, such as prisons, group homes, rehabilitation clinics, or mental health centers.
  • Estimate an individual’s verbal versus nonverbal intelligence.
  • Re-evaluate the intellectual status of a child or adult who previously received thorough cognitive assessment.
  • Identify students who may benefit from enrichment or gifted programs.
  • Identify high-risk children through large-scale screening who require a more comprehensive evaluation.


Like its predecessor, KBIT-2 continues to provide high reliability and validity.


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An example of full-color art from the Verbal Knowledge subtest.
  • Cultural fairness reflected in norming procedures and item selection.
  • Improved Crystallized (Verbal) Scale, though administered in English, correct responses in other languages also get credit.
  • Attractive, easy-to-use materials: new, full-color items designed to appeal to children and reluctant examinees.
  • Scores provided on a familiar scale where mean = 100 and standard deviation = 15.
  • Independently established norms based on a national standardization sample selected to match U.S. census data.
  • Conormed with KTEA-II Brief Form.