Free Wonderlic Practice Test - 50 Questions / 12 Minutes

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Free Wonderlic Practice Test - 50 Questions / 12 Minutes

This is a free sample Wonderlic Personnel Test that looks just like the real 50-question, 12-minute pre-employment exam. This practice test is brought to you by Beat the Wonderlic - the leader in Wonderlic test prep.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The words ADOPT and ADAPT have __?__ meanings.
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Contradictory

    • C. 

      Unrelated

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the earliest date?
    • A. 

      Jul. 12, 2146

    • B. 

      Jun. 21, 2146

    • C. 

      Jun. 13, 2164

    • D. 

      Jun. 15, 2146

    • E. 

      Feb. 28, 2164

  • 3. 
    In 28 days, a person saved $42. What was this person's average daily savings?
    • A. 

      $0.42

    • B. 

      $1.28

    • C. 

      $0.82

    • D. 

      $1.75

    • E. 

      $1.50

  • 4. 
    If the first two statements are true, is the third statement true?Bryan skates faster than Bill.John skates faster than Bill and Brody.John skates faster than Bryan.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Uncertain

  • 5. 
    What is the next number in the series? 122     109     96     83     70     __?__
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      57

    • D. 

      60

    • E. 

      61

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      If you play with fire, you’ll get burned.

    • B. 

      The chickens come home to roost.

    • C. 

      Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

    • D. 

      Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

    • E. 

      Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

  • 7. 
    Four individuals invest in real estate together and agree to split the profits equally. N invests $12,000, X invests $6,000, Y invests $25,000 and Z invests $7,000. If the profits for the first year were $120,000, Y receives __?__ less than if the profits were divided in proportion to how much they invested.
    • A. 

      $60,000

    • B. 

      $50,000

    • C. 

      $25,000

    • D. 

      $30,000

    • E. 

      $20,000

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Leap

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      Years

    • D. 

      Y

    • E. 

      S

    • F. 

      Year

  • 9. 
    PHOTOGRAPH is to BLURRY as KNIFE is to ___?___.
    • A. 

      SHARP

    • B. 

      PAIN

    • C. 

      CUT

    • D. 

      DULL

    • E. 

      STEEL

  • 10. 
    ​In a 3-year period, the revenues of A Corp. (in millions) were 42, 27, and 19; and for B Corp. (in millions): 27, 42 and 16. Which graph below best contrasts the number of acquisitions each company made over this period?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 11. 
    Which in the following group of numbers is smallest? 
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      .6

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      .33

    • E. 

      13

  • 12. 
    A clock lost 2 minutes and 36 seconds in 78 days. How many seconds did it lose per day?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1/30

    • E. 

      39

  • 13. 
    The words PERCEIVE and DISCERN have __?__ meanings.
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Contradictory

    • C. 

      Unrelated

  • 14. 
    One word below is CAPITALIZED. What is the opposite of that word? Instructors who give AMBIGUOUS lectures are often considered to be excellent and experience the most success in delivering student achievement.
    • A. 

      Opaque

    • B. 

      Interesting

    • C. 

      Ambivalent

    • D. 

      Strong

    • E. 

      Clear

  • 15. 
    A number in the series below has been omitted. What is the missing number?1/288  __?__    1/72    1/36    1/18    1/9
    • A. 

      1/124

    • B. 

      1/206

    • C. 

      1/194

    • D. 

      1/144

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    __?__ is to FIRE as SETTLE is to ARGUMENT.
    • A. 

      WATER

    • B. 

      FUEL

    • C. 

      FAN

    • D. 

      FIGHT

    • E. 

      EXTINGUISH

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      $5.76

    • B. 

      $9.80

    • C. 

      $7.24

    • D. 

      $6.16

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    Replace the ? in the boxed series below.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 19. 
    Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?
    • A. 

      Downplay

    • B. 

      Determine

    • C. 

      Devalue

    • D. 

      Diminish

    • E. 

      Derive

  • 20. 
    Which of the following in the group of numbers is smallest?​
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      .8

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      .75

    • E. 

      4

  • 21. 
    A high-speed train travels 25 feet in 1/3 second. In 4 seconds, the train will have traveled __?__ feet.
    • A. 

      210

    • B. 

      240

    • C. 

      270

    • D. 

      300

    • E. 

      350

  • 22. 
    In the following set of words, which is different from the others?
    • A. 

      Piccolo

    • B. 

      Guitar

    • C. 

      Vocalist

    • D. 

      Oboe

    • E. 

      Viola

  • 23. 
    OBTAIN is to __?__ as CATCH is to DROP
    • A. 

      GRAB

    • B. 

      JUMP

    • C. 

      SECURE

    • D. 

      STEAL

    • E. 

      FORFEIT

  • 24. 
    A total of 84 hours was spent training 6 new employees. At this rate, it would take __?__ hours to train an additional 5 new employees.
    • A. 

      62

    • B. 

      66

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      74

    • E. 

      78

  • 25. 
    An 8-year-old boy is half his sister's age. When the boy is 12, how old will his sister be?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      32

  • 26. 
    Which THREE choices are needed to create the figure on the left? Only pieces of the same color may overlap. ​
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 27. 
    VEHEMENT is the opposite of
    • A. 

      ZEALOUS

    • B. 

      ARDENT

    • C. 

      IMPASSIONED

    • D. 

      APATHETIC

    • E. 

      FERVENT

  • 28. 
    A car traveled 11.5 miles in 15 minutes. How many miles per hour was it traveling?
    • A. 

      52.5

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      48.5

    • D. 

      65

    • E. 

      46

  • 29. 
    How many of the five pairs below are exact duplicates?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 30. 
    Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they?
    • A. 

      Rome wasn't built in a day.

    • B. 

      Fortune favors the bold.

    • C. 

      Birds of a feather flock together

    • D. 

      When in Rome, do as the Romans.

    • E. 

      Hitch you wagon to a star.

  • 31. 
     If the first two statements are true, is the third statement true?Carly has dual citizenship.Carly has Canadian citizenship.Carly has American and Canadian citizenship.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Uncertain

  • 32. 
    The words COMPLETE and COMPLICATE have __?__ meanings.
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Contradictory

    • C. 

      Unrelated

  • 33. 
    A sunglasses store bought $5,000 worth of sunglasses. The store made $9,000, making a profit of $20 per pair of sunglasses. There were __?__ pairs of sunglasses involved.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      600

    • E. 

      800

  • 34. 
    After folding these square into a closed cube, which shaded corner would touch the corner "X"?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 35. 
    Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?
    • A. 

      Hazy

    • B. 

      Foggy

    • C. 

      Arid

    • D. 

      Humid

    • E. 

      Barren

  • 36. 
    __?__ is to PURCHASE as HUNGER is to EAT.
    • A. 

      NEED

    • B. 

      BUY

    • C. 

      MONEY

    • D. 

      STORE

    • E. 

      SALARY

  • 37. 
    John’s restaurant on 150 Main Street has 120 tables, but 30% of these tables are reserved. Therefore __?__ tables are available.
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      84

    • D. 

      90

    • E. 

      108

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Ancillary

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Analogous

    • D. 

      Supplementary

    • E. 

      Auxiliary

  • 39. 
    Rearrange all of the words in bold below to make the best sentence. Is the sentence true or false? "oz."     common     for     abbreviation     "ounce"     a     is
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Tickets to a play are $12.00 for adults. Children receive a discount and only have to pay $8.00. If 40 people attend the play and the play brought in $440, then __?__children attended the play.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      16

    • E. 

      20

  • 41. 
    If the first two statements are true, is the third statement true?Ray is friends with Marvin.Marvin is friends with Donald.Ray is friends with Donald.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Uncertain

  • 42. 
    The sixth month of the year is __?__.
    • A. 

      March

    • B. 

      April

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      June

    • E. 

      July

  • 43. 
     A gym has a 60 ft. by 60 ft. wall covered with a 60 ft. by 20 ft. mirror. The mirror covers __?__ of the wall.
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      33%

    • D. 

      25%

    • E. 

      20%

  • 44. 
    A company has two office buildings that hold 30,000 employees. Their headquarters contains 14 times as many employees as their overseas branch. Therefore, their headquarters contains __?__ employees. 
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      14,000

    • D. 

      15,000

    • E. 

      28,000

  • 45. 
    ​After folding these squares into a closed cube, which shaded corner would touch the corner “X”?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 46. 
    Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?
    • A. 

      Bring

    • B. 

      Believe

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Trust

    • E. 

      Deliver

  • 47. 
    The hours of sunlight in September is most similar to the hours of sunlight in which month?
    • A. 

      March

    • B. 

      August

    • C. 

      October

    • D. 

      May

    • E. 

      July

  • 48. 
    If the first two statements are true, is the third statement true?Karl is in line behind Samantha.Jim is in front of Samantha and Tevin.Karl is in line behind Jim.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Uncertain

  • 49. 
    A pack of paper costs $1.97. How much will 4 packs cost?
    • A. 

      $4.88

    • B. 

      $6.18

    • C. 

      $6.98

    • D. 

      $7.58

    • E. 

      $7.88

  • 50. 
    Steve’s utility bill was $25 in March. It was $32 more in April than in March, and it was $19 less in May than it was in April. What was his average bill over these three months?
    • A. 

      $21

    • B. 

      $30

    • C. 

      $35

    • D. 

      $38

    • E. 

      $40