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Get Fully Prepared for Your Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST)

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About The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test

What is the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST)?

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) is a short-form examination of basic verbal and quantitative skills designed mainly to help in assessing candidates for entry-level positions, where job duties involve relatively simple calculations and/or usage of written or oral communication skills. The WBST is also sometimes used by academic institutes for admission and placement purposes.

 

Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST) Format

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test consists of two sections: verbal (50 questions) and quantitative (45 questions). Each section is 20 minutes long. Some workplaces only use one part of the test, according to their specific needs.

 

Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST) Questions Types 

Math Computation

  • Whole numbers
  • Whole monetary units
  • Units of time, Metric units of length, weight, and distance
  • Proper and improper fractions
  • Computation of rates, proportions, and percentages
  • Evaluation and Computation of graphs (line, bar, and pie graphs)
  • Comparing fractions
  • Computation of rates, proportions, and percentages
  • Evaluation, simplification, and solving of equations
  • Computation of lengths, angles, areas, and volumes of geometric planes and figures

Verbal

  • Locate specific information in various formats
  • Read and use literature and other written information
  • Complete a sentence with the right word in context
  • Recognize word meanings
  • Recognize meanings of unfamiliar words from context
  • Identify a complete sentence grammatically
  • Identify subject-verb agreement
  • Recognize standard sentence construction
  • Recognize mistakes in compound and complex sentences

 

Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST) Scores

Due to varying standards across a wide sector of industries, grading is not fixed on the Wonderlic examination. However, here are some general guidelines to help you navigate the scoring process.

  1. A score of less than 10 signals illiteracy; 10-20 means while you are probably not suitable for the listed position, you can perform lower demanding positions.
  2. Scoring at least a 20 will put you in the running, but demands vary from company to company and industry to industry. As per example, the pharmaceutical industry maintains a  minimum score of 31, system analysts 32, and sales positions 25.
  3. A score of 45 and above will indicate that you are the right person for the job.

 

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.

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

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Who uses the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST)?

The Subway Franchise - If you are interested in becoming a Subway franchise owner, you will need to take the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) during the Subway hiring process. The WBST exam evaluates candidates' cognitive abilities and skill set to determine whether they are a good fit for the desired job position.

 

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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