Wonderlic Test 2022: Free Practice Tests & Prep Guides
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A big dream of many Job seekers and future students is to be accepted to the job or college of their choice.

But getting in is not a walk in the park. To be accepted, you first must ace the Initial Wonderlic test.

Wonderlic tests are often tricky. Their structure is unique because in most of them you must answer simple questions but under intense time pressure, requiring you to think and respond quickly.

That’s why thorough time-constrained preparation with accurate questions similar to the ones you’ll encounter on the real exam become invaluable and can give you an edge over your competitors.

So, to help you score high and pass the Wonderlic assessment, we developed a powerful practice plan that’s based on three main tools:

  • Accurate practice tests that simulate the actual assessments.
  • Targeted drills aimed to teach you the specific skills needed to beat the test's time limit.
  • Realistic testing experience and expert tips to improve your performance under pressure.

Scroll down to explore the free practice tests and access the free Wonderlic test prep guides.

What is the Wonderlic Test?

The Wonderlic test is a generic term for a range of evaluation tests developed by the Wonderlic company. So whether you want to be accepted to a nursing school, join the NFL, or be hired as a worker in Mercedes Benz, you may need to score high in one or more of the Wonderlic exams.

Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test

The Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test (Personnel Test) is a pre-employment test used to evaluate the cognitive ability and problem-solving skills of aspiring employees for a range of occupations. The test is time-constrained and requires you to answer 50 questions in 12 minutes.

The topics you’ll be tested on include the following:

  • English (Verbal reasoning)
  • Math (Numerical reasoning)
  • Logic (Abstract reasoning)
  • General Knowledge

For a deeper dive on how to succeed and ace the test read the detailed Wonderlic Cognitive Ability test guide.

To start practicing, take JobTestPrep’s free practice test.



Wonderlic Basic Skills Test

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test, or WBST, is a timed 20 minutes pre-employment screening test that includes 50 questions in English and 45 questions in Math. The Wonderlic test is intended to measure the applicant's basic adult English (Verbal) and math (Numerica) skills.

The topics you’ll be tested on include the following:

English (Verbal Reasoning Test)

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

Math (Numerical Reasoning Test)

  • The four basic operations.
  • Computing rates, proportions, and percentages in applied contexts.
  • Solving variable expressions and equations.
  • Fractions and decimals.
  • Rounding numbers and averages.
  • Basic geometry concepts.

For more information about the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test, Read the full WBST prep guide.

To start practicing, take JobTestPrep’s free practice test


Wonderlic WonScore Test

The Wonderlic WonScore is a pre-hiring assessment consisting of three tests: a cognitive ability test, a personality test, and a motivation test. The candidate must demonstrate high cognitive ability, motivation, and personal qualities relevant to the job.

Your tests will cover the following topics:

Cognitive Ability Test

  • Simple math
  • Basic logic
  • Language comprehension
  • Spatial reasoning
  • Pattern identification

Personality Assessment

  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Sociability
  • Open-Mindedness

Motivation Assessment

  • Practical
  • Investigative
  • Artistic
  • Supportive
  • Enterprising
  • Traditional

To get the best tips and detailed explanations about how to ace the Wonscore test, check out JobTestPrep full Wonderlic Wonscore guide.


Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam

The Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam is the top admissions test for the best career colleges throughout the United States. The exam measures a student’s cognitive ability to learn, comprehend, and follow instructions.

There are two SLE tests; the long version (SLE) requires answering 50 questions in 12 minutes, and the short version (SLE-Q) requires answering 30 questions in 8 minutes.

The topics you’ll be tested on include the following:

  • English (Verbal reasoning).
  • Math (Numerical reasoning).
  • Logic (Abstract reasoning).
  • General Knowledge.

To learn more about the exam, check out the full detailed guide Wonderlic SLE Guide.




Can you fail a Wonderlic test?

In most cases, if your score is lower than the minimum requirement of the company or college you applied to, you will not be accepted. In fact, there are instances when candidates are told that they can leave the interview after failing their Wonderlic test.

Is Wonderlic an IQ test?

The test that focuses on your cognitive abilities is basically a mini IQ Test. Wonderlic scores are often compared to sat scores and are known to predict future job and academic performance.

Because of the resemblance, some applicants think they can't change their score no matter how much they try, but this can’t be further from the truth.

Which Employers Use Wonderlic Tests?

Here is a list of the main employers who use the Wonderlic test for assessing job applicants:

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