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Who's ready for the Wonderlic Test?

by Mike Barnes

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Posted on March 11, 2010 at 6:34 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 12 at 9:09 PM

The Wonderlic Test is back in the news.   The grades for some future NFL quarterbacks have been leaked out and some scores might surprise you.  Colt McCoy with a 25 out of 50.  Tim Tebow with a 22.  Sam Bradford with a 36.

Remember... Vince Young reportedly got a 6 when he took it four years ago.  So there's some question about what this test really proves.

I found some sample questions on different websites and have challenged Tyler and Terri to take the test.  You're welcome to join in the fun!

By the way, the normal test is 50 questions, but you only have 12 minutes to take the test.  So, with half the questions, I'm assuming you only get half the time!

 

engines are dropped in stages after their fuel has been exhausted, how many rocket engines must be used to transport the payload for that time period?

 

25. Which of the following shapes has the least drag, if thrown in the air:

 Square, Rectangle, Circle, Polygon, Triangle

 

1. A physical education class has three times as many girls as boys. During a class basketball game, the girls average 18 points each, and the class as a whole averages 17 points per person. How many points does each boy score on average?

2. Randolph has 8 ties, 6 pairs of pants, and 4 dress shirts. How many days could he possibly go without wearing the same combination of these three items?

3. John is a mechanic. He makes $8.50 an hour, plus $3 extra for every oil change he performs. Last week he worked 36 hours and performed 17 oil changes. How much money did he make?

4. A box of staples has a length of 6 cm, a width of 7 cm, and a volume of 378 cm cubed. What is the height of the box?

5. What is the average of all of the integers from 13 to 37?

6. A basketball player averaged 20 points a game over the course of six games. His scores in five of those games were 23, 18, 16, 24, and 27. How many points did he score in the sixth game?

7. Arnold is about to go on a 500-mile car trip. His mechanic recommends that he buy a special highway engine oil that will save him 50 cents in gas for every 25 miles of the trip. This new oil, however, will cost $20. Is it worthwhile for Arnold to buy the oil if he has a coupon for $4 dollars off the price?

8. If three inches of rope cost 7 cents, how much would 2 feet of rope cost?

9. What is the next number in the sequence: 5, 10, 20, 40,...?

10. What is the next number in the sequence: 3, 8, 18, 38...?

11. What is the next number in the sequence: 5, 9, 17,33,...?

12. What is the next number in the sequence: 9, 3, 1, 1/3,...?

13. What is the next number in the sequence: 24, 12, 6, 3...?

14. Which of the following numbers represents the greatest amount: 6, 6.0, 0.600, 60?

15. Which of the following numbers represents the smallest amount: 0.400, 0.04, 4.0, 40?

16. Which of the following numbers represents the smallest amount: 3.26, 0.54, 89.00,0.09?

17. Which of the following numbers represents the smallest amount: 3899, 629, 89001, 9867?

18.CREDIT CREDENCE These words:

A: Have similar meanings.
B: Have opposite meanings.
C: Have neither similar nor opposite meanings.

19.VINTAGE NOVELTY These words:

A: Have similar meanings.
B: Have opposite meanings.
C: Have neither similar nor opposite meanings.

20. ASPIRE SPIRE These words:

A: Have similar meanings.
B: Have opposite meanings.
C: Have neither similar nor opposite meanings.

21. PRODUCE REDUCE These words:

A: Have similar meanings.
B: Have opposite meanings.
C: Have neither similar nor opposite meanings.

22. If a cup of pancake mix makes 2 pancakes, how many pancakes can be made with 3 cups of pancake mix?

23. An airplane travels 100 miles per hour. How long will the airplane take to travel 300 miles?

24. A rocket engine that takes off from earth burns 10,000 pounds of fuel in 15 minutes, and is able to lift 20,000 pounds total for that time period (including the rocket fuel itself). If a payload that weighs 20,000 pounds is needed to be transported for one hour, and unused rocket

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