Wonderlic Sample Quiz: Can You Pass?

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Sample questions similar to those found on the Wonderlic exam are here for you. Do you think you can pass this Wonderlic sample quiz easily and get a good score? Well, we will see as you attempt this quiz. The Wonderlic Personnel Test measures your problem-solving skills as well as your ability to perform under pressure. Try to answer as many questions correctly as you can. We wish you good luck and hope you get a very high score. Let us just now go for it now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Round 907.457 to the nearest tens place

    • A.

      908.00

    • B.

      910.00

    • C.

      907.50

    • D.

      900.00

    • E.

      907.46

    Correct Answer
    B. 910.00
    Explanation
    The given number, 907.457, needs to be rounded to the nearest tens place. The tens place is the digit immediately to the left of the decimal point. In this case, it is the digit 0. Since the digit to the right of the tens place is 7, which is greater than or equal to 5, we round up. Therefore, the number is rounded to the next highest ten, which is 910.00.

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  • 2. 

    The average of 12, 15, 23, 10

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      12

    • E.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 15 because it is the average of the given numbers. To find the average, you add up all the numbers and then divide the sum by the total number of values. In this case, the sum of 12, 15, 23, and 10 is 60. Dividing 60 by 4 (the total number of values) gives us 15, which is the average.

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  • 3. 

    On Monday and Thursday, the cost of lunch is $5.43 total. On Tuesday and Wednesday the cost of lunch is $3.54 on each day. On Friday, the cost of lunch is $7.89. What was the average daily cost?

    • A.

      3.19

    • B.

      3.75

    • C.

      3.90

    • D.

      4.08

    • E.

      4.23

    Correct Answer
    D. 4.08
    Explanation
    The average daily cost can be calculated by adding up the total cost for each day and dividing it by the number of days. On Monday and Thursday, the total cost is $5.43. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the total cost is $3.54 + $3.54 = $7.08. On Friday, the cost is $7.89. Adding up all the costs, we get $5.43 + $7.08 + $7.89 = $20.40. Since there are 5 days in total, the average daily cost is $20.40 / 5 = $4.08.

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  • 4. 

    1230.932567 rounded to the nearest hundredths place is

    • A.

      1200

    • B.

      1230.9326

    • C.

      1230.930

    • D.

      1230.00

    • E.

      1230.9330

    Correct Answer
    C. 1230.930
    Explanation
    The number 1230.932567 rounded to the nearest hundredths place is 1230.930. This is because the digit in the hundredths place, which is 2, is less than 5. Therefore, we round down the digit in the tenths place, which is 3, and keep the rest of the digits the same.

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  • 5. 

    Subtract the following numbers rounded to the nearest tenths place. 134.679     45.548      67.8807

    • A.

      21.30

    • B.

      21.25

    • C.

      -58.97

    • D.

      -59.00

    • E.

      1.00

    Correct Answer
    A. 21.30
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 21.30 because when the numbers are rounded to the nearest tenths place, the calculation becomes: 135 - 46 - 68 = 21.

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  • 6. 

    What is the mathematical average of the number of weeks in a year, seasons in a year, and the number of days in January?

    • A.

      36

    • B.

      33

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      31

    • E.

      29

    Correct Answer
    E. 29
    Explanation
    The mathematical average is calculated by adding up the numbers and dividing by the total number of values. In this case, we add the number of weeks in a year (52), seasons in a year (4), and the number of days in January (31), which gives us a total of 87. Dividing this by 3 (the number of values), we get an average of 29.

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  • 7. 

    Over the course of a week, Fred spent $28.49 on lunch. What was the average cost per day?

    • A.

      4.07

    • B.

      3.57

    • C.

      6.51

    • D.

      2.93

    • E.

      5.41

    Correct Answer
    A. 4.07
    Explanation
    The average cost per day can be calculated by dividing the total amount spent on lunch over the course of a week ($28.49) by the number of days in a week (7). This gives us an average cost per day of $4.07.

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  • 8. 

     A roast was cooked at 325° F in the oven for 4 hours. The internal temperature rose from 32° F to 145° F. What was the average rise in temperature per hour?

    • A.

      20.2

    • B.

      28.25

    • C.

      32.03

    • D.

      37.0

    • E.

      37.29

    Correct Answer
    B. 28.25
    Explanation
    The average rise in temperature per hour can be calculated by finding the difference in temperature and dividing it by the time taken. In this case, the difference in temperature is 145° F - 32° F = 113° F, and the time taken is 4 hours. Therefore, the average rise in temperature per hour is 113° F / 4 hours = 28.25.

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  • 9. 

    In the number 743.25 which digit represents the tenths space

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    • E.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    In the number 743.25, the digit 2 represents the tenths place. The tenths place is the position after the decimal point and before the hundredths place. In this case, the digit 2 is in the tenths place because it is the second digit after the decimal point.

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  • 10. 

    Add 0.98 + 45.102 + 32.3333 + 31 + 0.00009

    • A.

      368.573

    • B.

      210.536299

    • C.

      109.41539

    • D.

      99.9975

    • E.

      80.8769543

    Correct Answer
    C. 109.41539
    Explanation
    The given question requires adding the numbers 0.98, 45.102, 32.3333, 31, and 0.00009. When these numbers are added together, the result is 109.41539.

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  • 11. 

    WISH          ORDER

    • A.

      Similar

    • B.

      Contradictory

    • C.

      Not related

    Correct Answer
    A. Similar
    Explanation
    The words "WISH" and "ORDER" are similar in the sense that they both express a desire or a want. While "WISH" conveys a more hopeful or longing desire, "ORDER" implies a more direct and authoritative desire. Therefore, both words share the common theme of expressing a desire, making them similar in meaning.

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  • 12. 

    Find 0.12 ÷ 1

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      1.2

    • C.

      .12

    • D.

      .012

    • E.

      .0012

    Correct Answer
    C. .12
    Explanation
    The given expression is 0.12 ÷ 1. When we divide 0.12 by 1, we get the quotient as 0.12. Therefore, the correct answer is .12.

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  • 13. 

    (9 ÷ 3) x (8 ÷ 4) =

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      72

    • D.

      576

    • E.

      752

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    The given expression is (9 ÷ 3) x (8 ÷ 4). First, we solve the division within the parentheses from left to right, which gives us 3 x 2. Multiplying these two numbers together gives us the final answer of 6.

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  • 14. 

    6 x 0 x 5 =

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      0

    • E.

      27

    Correct Answer
    D. 0
    Explanation
    When multiplying any number by zero, the result is always zero. In this case, multiplying 6 by 0 gives 0, and then multiplying the result by 5 still gives 0. Therefore, the final answer is 0.

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  • 15. 

    7.95 ÷ 1.5 =

    • A.

      2.4

    • B.

      5.3

    • C.

      6.2

    • D.

      7.3

    • E.

      7.5

    Correct Answer
    B. 5.3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5.3 because when you divide 7.95 by 1.5, you get a quotient of 5.3.

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  • 16. 

    -32 + 7 equals:

    • A.

      -25

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      -26

    • D.

      26

    • E.

      27

    Correct Answer
    A. -25
    Explanation
    When we add a negative number (-32) to a positive number (7), we can think of it as subtracting the absolute value of the negative number from the positive number. In this case, we subtract 32 from 7, which gives us -25. Therefore, -32 + 7 equals -25.

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  • 17. 

    -37 + -47 equals:

    • A.

      64

    • B.

      -84

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      -75

    • E.

      -66

    Correct Answer
    B. -84
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the sum of -37 and -47. When adding two negative numbers, the result is always negative. Therefore, the correct answer is -84.

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  • 18. 

    41% equals: 

    • A.

      4.1

    • B.

      .41

    • C.

      .041

    • D.

      .0041

    • E.

      .00415

    Correct Answer
    B. .41
    Explanation
    The correct answer is .41. This is because 41% is equivalent to 0.41 when expressed as a decimal. To convert a percentage to a decimal, you divide it by 100. In this case, dividing 41 by 100 gives us 0.41.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following is not a whole number followed by its square?

    • A.

      1, 1

    • B.

      6, 36

    • C.

      8, 64

    • D.

      10, 100

    • E.

      11, 144

    Correct Answer
    E. 11, 144
    Explanation
    The question asks for a pair of numbers where the second number is the square of the first number. We can see that for all the given pairs except for 11, 144, the second number is indeed the square of the first number. However, 11 squared is 121, not 144, so 11, 144 is the pair that does not follow the pattern.

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  • 20. 

    Which number is largest?

    • A.

      32.000

    • B.

      23000

    • C.

      32.00

    • D.

      3.200

    • E.

      230.00

    Correct Answer
    B. 23000
    Explanation
    Among the given numbers, 23000 is the largest as it has the highest value. The other numbers are smaller in comparison.

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  • 21. 

    Art realized that he had 2 more quarters than he had originally thought in his pocket. If all of the change in his pocket is quarters and it totals to $8.75, how many quarters did he originally think were in his pocket?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      29

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      33

    • E.

      35

    Correct Answer
    D. 33
    Explanation
    Art originally thought he had 31 quarters in his pocket. He later realized that he had 2 more quarters than he had originally thought, so the total number of quarters is 31 + 2 = 33.

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  • 22. 

    There are 12 more apples than oranges in a basket of 36 apples and oranges. How many apples are in the basket?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      28

    • E.

      36

    Correct Answer
    C. 24
    Explanation
    Since there are 12 more apples than oranges in the basket, we can set up an equation to represent this relationship. Let x be the number of oranges in the basket. Therefore, the number of apples would be x + 12. We know that the total number of fruits in the basket is 36. So, we can write the equation as x + (x + 12) = 36. Simplifying this equation gives us 2x + 12 = 36. By subtracting 12 from both sides, we get 2x = 24. Finally, dividing both sides by 2 gives us x = 12. Therefore, there are 12 oranges and 12 + 12 = 24 apples in the basket.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following correctly identifies 4 consecutive odd integers where the sum of the middle two integers is equal to 24?

    • A.

      5, 7, 9, 11

    • B.

      7, 9, 11, 13

    • C.

      9, 11, 13, 15

    • D.

      11, 13, 15, 17

    • E.

      13, 15, 17, 19

    Correct Answer
    C. 9, 11, 13, 15
    Explanation
    The sum of the middle two integers in the sequence 9, 11, 13, 15 is 11 + 13 = 24.

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  • 24. 

    What is the next number in the sequence? 6, 12, 24, 48, ___

    • A.

      72

    • B.

      96

    • C.

      108

    • D.

      112

    • E.

      124

    Correct Answer
    B. 96
    Explanation
    The sequence is doubling each time. Starting with 6, the next number is obtained by multiplying the previous number by 2. Therefore, 48 multiplied by 2 equals 96, which is the next number in the sequence.

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  • 25. 

    A train travels 20 feet in 1/5 seconds At this exact speed, how many feet will it travel in three seconds?

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      200

    • D.

      300

    • E.

      500

    Correct Answer
    D. 300
    Explanation
    The train travels 20 feet in 1/5 seconds. To find out how many feet it will travel in three seconds, we can set up a proportion. Since 1/5 seconds is to 20 feet, then 3 seconds is to x feet. Cross multiplying, we get (1/5) * x = 20 * 3. Simplifying, we get x = 300. Therefore, the train will travel 300 feet in three seconds.

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  • 26. 

    When rope is selling at $.15 a foot, how many feet can you buy for sixty cents?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    • E.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    At $.15 per foot, to find out how many feet can be bought for sixty cents, we can divide sixty cents by $.15. By doing this calculation, we get the answer as four. Therefore, you can buy four feet of rope for sixty cents.

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  • 27. 

    The eighth month of the year is:

    • A.

      OCTOBER

    • B.

      ANGUST

    • C.

      SEPTEMBER

    • D.

      MAY

    • E.

      AUGUST

    Correct Answer
    E. AUGUST
    Explanation
    The eighth month of the year is August.

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  • 28. 

    Which number in the following group of numbers represents the smallest amount?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      .25

    • C.

      .7

    • D.

      1

    • E.

      .33

    Correct Answer
    B. .25
    Explanation
    Among the given group of numbers, .25 represents the smallest amount. This is because .25 is smaller than all the other numbers in the group.

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