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The Wonderlic Personnel Test™ (WPT™ or WPT-R™) is a 50-question multiple-choice test. It covers mainly general knowledge in math and English, but also evaluates your ability to reason and use logic. You are not allowed to use a calculator during the test, but you may use scratch paper and pencil to work math problems or sketch out ideas for the logic-based questions.
You probably know the answers to all of the questions on the Wonderlic® test, but you may not have dealt with the subjects in a while. Practicing with sample questions and reviewing some basic skills should give you a step up to a good score.
Determining the exact percentage of questions from each concept area that will be present on your Wonderlic® test is difficult. Various sources quote sometimes differing numbers, so here is what we have. This is only an estimate based on current information:
The WPT™ has a shorter version called the Wonderlic Personnel Test—Quicktest™ (WPT-Q™), which is of similar design but contains only 30 questions. This short form of the WPT™ is sometimes used as a screening procedure before an interview or to qualify a candidate to take the longer test version. The WPT-Q™ is not proctored, and you will probably be asked to take it online at home. Then, if your score is sufficient, you will be called in to the employer to take the WPT-R™, described above.