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10 Questions included







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What is the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test?

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) is a short-form examination which evaluates high school level math and language skills. It is used as a placement test in academic programs and as an entry-level pre-employment assessment.

Types of Questions on the WBST

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test features both basic verbal and quantitative questions. We provide you with a free sample of our high-quality questions similar to those found on the actual test. The types of questions you may face on the test are listed below.

Verbal question types:

  • Sentence completion
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence construction
  • Information retrieval
  • Understanding of "how-to" instructions
  • Recognizing grammar mistakes

Quantitative question types:

  • Performing basic math operations
  • Computing rates, proportions and percentages in applied contexts
  • Solving variable expressions and equations
  • Solving basic geometry questions in applied contexts


How To Get A High Score On The WBST

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  • Completely online and interactive 190 WBST questions. No downloads, no ebooks, no headaches
  • Clear answers and thorough explanations for each question
  • Eight different study guides including back to basics, Wonderlic study guides, and time management tips
  • A personalized score report, highlighting your score, areas needing improvement, and question-by-question analysis  

What is the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test Passing Score?

The average score for Wonderlic applicants is 20, however, this score can change depending on your profession. This means that you do not have to make a perfect 50/50 score, rather you can search online to find out what people in your profession typically score and conform to that number. Below you can see a sample of various professions. Search online if you don’t see your profession:

Avg. Wonderlic Test Scores Examples By Profession
Accountant 28
Bank Teller 22
Chemist 31
Dispatcher 23
Electrician 23
Engineer 29
Firefighter 21
Investment Analyst 27
Janitor 14
Librarian 27
Nurse 23
Programmer 29
Teacher 28

What Programs & Companies use the WBST?

Inter-American Development Bank

Community Financial Credit Union


Delta Airline

Additionally, a version of Wonder Basic Skills Test is also used for the Ability-to-Benefit program.


Tips for the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test

Check out our helpful video that will guide you through the questions on the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test.


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