### Wonderlic Personnel / SLE Practice Questions

**1. The words GAWKY and MALADROIT have __?__ meanings.**- Similar
- Contradictory
- Unrelated

**Correct Answer:** 1. = Similar

**2. A set of 4 eggs cost $2.75. 12 eggs will cost ___?___**- $8.45
- $8.25
- $7.95
- $11.00
- $11.75

**Correct Answer:** 2 = $8.25

**3. Emma and Anna went to the market to buy 25 fruits. Emma got a few apples that cost $2 each, and Anna bought some oranges which cost $3 each. If their combined total is $60, how many oranges did Anna get?**- 5
- 10
- 15
- 20
- 25

**Correct Answer:** 2 = 10

**4. What is the next number in the series?**

83 121 159 197 235 __?__

- 253
- 263
- 273
- 283

**Correct Answer:** 4 = 273

**5. Over a 4-month period, two students borrowed the following number of books:**

Student 1: 20, 15, 17, 18

Student 2: 18, 20, 15, 12

Which graph best illustrates the data of both students?

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** 1 = A

**6. After folding these squares into a closed cube, which shaded corner would touch corner “X”?**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** 5 = E

**7. Rearrange all of the words below to make the best sentence. Which word should come JUST BEFORE “blue”?**

blue inside room go quietly the- inside
- room
- go
- quietly
- the

**Correct Answer:** 5 = the

**8. Replace the [?] in the boxed series.**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** 5 = E

**9. A total of $114,000 will be evenly spent to build 12 Bungalows. If the first 5 bungalows have been completed and paid for, then __?__ is still available for the remaining bungalows.**- $63,000
- $59,500
- $67,200
- $66,500
- $76,000

**Correct Answer:** 4 = $66,500

**10. Within the first 4 months of the year, Vicky was able to serve the following number of burgers: 370, 330, 460 and 420. The average number of burgers Vicky served per month was __?__.**- 410
- 405
- 395
- 390
- 385

**Correct Answer:** 3 = 395

**11. If the first two statements are true, is the final statement true?**

Lisa organizes Christmas parties for the company.

Tomorrow is December 22.

Lisa will be organizing a party soon.- Yes
- No
- Uncertain

**Correct Answer:** 3. = Uncertain

**12. In a 4-day period, a delivery person delivered the following number of packages per day: 1150, 1200, 1900 and 1350. The average number of packages he delivered per day was __?__**- 1450
- 1550
- 1400
- 1300
- 1350

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 1400

**13. Which month’s weather is most similar to April’s?**- July
- October
- August
- December
- February

**Correct Answer:** 2. = October

**14. Four investors bought a real estate asset together and decided to divide the profits equally. Investor A invested $200,000; investor B invested $500,000; investor C invested $800,000; investor D invested $500,000. If the net profit for the first year was $1,000,000, investor A receives __?__ more than if the profits were divided in proportion to how much they invested.**- 50,000
- 100,000
- 150,000
- 200,000
- 250,000

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 150,000

**15. A crate contains 300 coins and stamps. The coins cost $3 each and the stamps cost $1.5 each. The total value of the items is $825. How many coins are there?**- 325
- 250
- 175
- 75
- 50

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 250

**16. A total of 33 minutes was spent washing 6 cars. At this rate, it would take __?__ minutes to wash 42 cars.**- 198
- 264
- 210
- 247.5
- 231

**Correct Answer:** 5. = 231

**17. Over the past 3 weeks, the number of medical conventions in London was 12, 18, and 22; and the number of medical conventions in Paris was 20, 12, and 18. Which graph below best contrasts the number of medical conventions in London and Paris over the past 3 weeks?**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** 3. = C

**18. Which THREE choices are needed to create the figure on the left? Only pieces of the same color may overlap.**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** A, B, E

**19. September is the __?__ month of the year.**- Sixth
- Seventh
- Eighth
- Ninth
- Tenth

**Correct Answer:** 4. = Ninth

**20. PUMMEL is to HIT as __?__ is to RECITE.**- chant
- speak
- sing
- communicate
- convey

**Correct Answer:** 1. = chant

**21. After folding these squares into a closed cube, which shaded corner would touch corner “X”?**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** 3. = C

**22. Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?**- Impracticable
- Conceivable
- Unrealizable
- Viable
- Preposterous

**Correct Answer:** Impracticable, Unrealizable, Preposterous

**23. What is the next number in the series?**

1/192 1/96 1/48 1/24 1/12 __?__- 1/2
- 1/4
- 1/6
- 1/8
- 1/10

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 1/6

**24. Dave is 15 years old and his uncle Rob is three times as old. When Dave will be 32 years old, his uncle Rob will be __?__**- 96
- 64
- 45
- 62
- 72

**Correct Answer:** 4. = 62

**25. Which of the following is the earliest date?**- November 12, 1898
- January 1, 1988
- April 30, 1898
- August 16, 1898
- March 17, 1989

**Correct Answer:** 3. = April 30, 1898

**26. Which TWO choices are needed to create the figure on the left? Only pieces of the same color may overlap.**

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Correct Answer:** B , D.

**27. One word below is capitalized. What is the opposite of that word?**

Business presentations emphasize PREVALENT risks for potential investors.- excess
- permanent
- alternately
- trivial
- scarce

**Correct Answer:** 5. = scarce

**28. The words LENIENT and FORBEARING have __?__ meanings.**- Similar
- Contradictory
- Unrelated

**Correct Answer:** 1. = Similar

**29. Eddie’s total grocery expenses in January was $25. In February, it was $25 more than that in January, and in March, it was $5 less than his February cost. What was his average grocery expenses from January to March per month?**- $35
- $45
- $40
- $50
- $55

**Correct Answer:** 3. = $40

**30. A fishing gear shop from Boulder, CO bought $23,000 worth of fishing rods from a liquidator in Pasadena, CA. The shop sold the fishing rods for $49,000, making a profit of $250 per fishing rod. There were __?__ fishing rods involved.**- 100
- 96
- 104
- 108
- 102

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 104

**31. The office floor is 250 ft. X 80 ft. The conference room floor is 50 ft. X 20 ft. , which covers __?__ of the office**- 10%
- 5%
- 15%
- 8%
- 20%

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 5%

**32. LIVING is to __?__ as PRINCIPLE is to DOCTRINE**- will
- dead
- graceful
- livelihood
- unemployment

**Correct Answer:** 4. = livelihood

**33. In a cookie jar, there are 120 cookies. 75 of the cookies are with chocolate chips. What is the percentage of chocolate chip cookies in the jar?**- 63.50%
- 62.50%
- 60%
- 61%
- 58.5%

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 62.50%

**34. At the cherry farm, cherries are sold by the pound. Every pound costs $4.20. How many pounds can a budget of $33.60 buy?**- 7 pounds
- 7.5 pounds
- 8 pounds
- 8.5 pounds
- 9 pounds

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 8 pounds

**35. PROBOSCIS is to __?__ as ABDOMEN is to GUT.**- prognosis
- ear
- nausea
- psychology
- nose

**Correct Answer:** 5. = nose

**36. A distillation plant employed 85 workers per day on weekdays and 50 workers per day on the weekends. The average number of workers per day was __?__.**- 68
- 85
- 75
- 70
- 80

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 75

**37. A tour bus can occupy 40 passengers, but 35% of the seats aren’t occupied. Therefore, __?__ passengers are on the tour.**- 14
- 26
- 16
- 15
- 22

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 26

**38. Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?**- lackluster
- timid
- muted
- demure
- bashful

**Correct Answer:** timid, demure, bashful

**39. Which of the following in the group of numbers is the largest?**- .981
- .9901
- .9
- .91901
- .9819999

**Correct Answer:** 2. = .9901

**40. ROTATION is to EARTH as __?__ is to TOP**- spinning
- saucer
- rise
- twist
- bottom

**Correct Answer:** 1. = spinning

**41. Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?**- Incompatible
- Standard
- Uniform
- Heterogeneous
- Homogeneous

**Correct Answer:** Standard, Uniform, Homogeneous

**42. Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?**- gruff
- austere
- coarse
- bawdy
- ascetic

**Correct Answer:** gruff, coarse, bawdy

**43. One word below is capitalized. What is the OPPOSITE of that word?**

The babysitter PACIFIED the kids by playing a movie on TV.- APPEASED
- CALMED
- AGITATED
- SOOTHED
- DISMISSED

**Correct Answer:** 3. = AGITATED

**44. The words LOATH and RELUCTANT have __?__ meanings.**- Similar
- Contradictory
- Unrelated

**Correct Answer:** 1. = Similar

**45. How many of the five pairs of items listed below are perfect duplicates?**1.2.

3.

4.

5.

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 2

**46. EPILOGUE is to NOVEL as __?__ is to MEAL.**- dessert
- lunch
- appetizer
- breakfast
- espresso

**Correct Answer:** 1. = dessert

**47. Which THREE of the following words have similar meanings?**- Nauseating
- Revolting
- Congenial
- Pleasurable
- Abominable

**Correct Answer:** Nauseating, Revolting, Abominable

**48. What is the next number in the series?**

109 93 77 61 45 __?__- 31
- 29
- 27
- 25
- 33

**Correct Answer:** 2. = 29

**49. A Leap year usually occurs every __?__ years.**- 3
- 5
- 4
- 6
- 2

**Correct Answer:** 3. = 4

**50. One word below is capitalized. What is the opposite of that word?**

She was forced to RELINQUISH control of the project- Abdicate
- Renounce
- Possess
- Deny
- Insist/li>

**Correct Answer:** 3. = Possess