# Wonderlic Practice Test #2

#### Which THREE of the following words have the same meaning?

Please select 3 correct answers

Explanation:

“outstanding”, “atypical”, and “distinguished”, are synonyms, all meaning superior or excellent. “outstanding” and “intractable” are synonyms, referring to an unpaid debt, but there are only two when the question asked for three. ” mediocre” is not a synonym to any of the other choices.

#### What number would come next in the following number sequence? 6,001 7,013 8,025 9,037 ______

Explanation:

The sequence is increasing by 1,012, therefore the correct answer is b. 10,049. A increases by 1,010. C is not correct because it increases by 1,019 and D is incorrect because it increases by 1,020.

#### Up is to down as east is to _____.

Explanation:

The correct answer is west. Up and down are directional opposites, as are east and west. North and south are directions, as well, but they are not the opposite of east.

#### Jeff wants to buy a new motorcycle that costs $7,000.00.

Explanation:

The correct answer is 35. $7,000 divided by $50 a week is 140 weeks. Considering months usually have four weeks, one would divide 140 by 4. This makes the answer 35 months. A more precise answer would be 140 weeks * (12 months/52 weeks) = 32.3 or 33 months.

#### The words allude and elude have ______ meanings.

Explanation:

The word allude means “to hint at” while the word elude means “avoid or escape,” therefore their meanings are unrelated. The correct answer is unrelated.

#### Rearrange all of the words in bold below to make the best sentence. Choose the first letter of the last word as your answer. recommended is It exam get dental a yearly twice to

Explanation:

The sentence should read, “It is recommended to get a dental exam twice yearly.” This would make the first letter of the last word “y”. The correct answer is y.

#### Angie’s profits for March totaled $5400. If she profited nine times more in March than in April, what were April’s profits?

Explanation:

The correct answer is $600. $5400 divided by 9 is 600, therefore 5400 is nine times more than 600. This makes April’s profits $600 because March’s profits ($5400) were nine times more than April’s.

#### There is a bold word in the sentence below. What is a synonym of the bold word. Her enthusiasm is infectious causing others to become excited as well.

Explanation:

The synonym for infectious is contagious. Infectious and contagious both cause others to “catch” what the carrier has which in this case is enthusiasm.

#### If a store sold 25 pairs of socks, making a 25% profit of $150, how much did they charge for each pair?

Explanation:

Each pair cost $24. If $150 is 25% of the sales, the total sales would be $600. $600 divided into 25 pairs would equal $24 per pair.

#### A company spent $210 for three employees to attend a computer programming class. How much more would it cost to send an additional five employees to the same training?

Explanation:

It would cost $350 for five people to attend the training. $210 divided by three employees is $70 each. Five employees multiplied by $70 is $350.

#### Apathetic is to sympathetic as ____________ is to concerned.

Explanation:

The answer is callous. Apathetic and sympathetic are opposites. Callous is the opposite of concerned. The other three options are all synonyms of concerned.

#### What is the missing number in the series? 1/192 ____ 1/48 1/24 1/12 1/6

Explanation:

Answer is 1/96. The denominator in each number is half of the previous number.

#### A business was preparing for a customer appreciation event. If a goodie bag costs $1.50 per person and they are preparing for 75 attendees, how much will they spend on goodie bags?

Explanation:

The company would spend $112.50 on goodie bags. 75 multiplied by $1.50 is $112.50. $113, $120, and $115 are all more than the necessary amount.

#### If the first two statements are true, is the third statement true? Amanda is a sales representative for her company. Amanda’s region includes cities east of her hometown. Amanda’s region includes St. Louis.

Explanation:

Because we Amanda’s hometown is not identified, it is uncertain whether her region includes St. Louis or not. Therefore the answer is uncertain.

#### The third month of the year is ________.

Explanation:

The third month of the year is March. December is the 12th month. February is the 2nd month and June is the 6th month.

#### Choose the correct definition of the bold word in the following sentence.

Explanation:

Answer: In this sentence the word dressed means to apply medication. To make straight would apply in a military format, “to dress ranks.” To prepare would apply to preparing items for a special process. To put clothing on would apply to dressing for the day or for an event.