Wonderlic Personnel Test


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Wonderlic Personnel Test

Psychology A brief psychological test which assesses a person's ability to learn and grasp principles and apply them in new settings

Wonderlic Personnel Test

(wŏn′dĕr-lik)
[Eldon F. Wonderlic, 20th-cent. U.S. industrial psychologist]
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An intelligence test to determine the suitability of a job applicant for employment and on-the-job training. It consists of 50 questions, arranged from the simplest to the most difficult. It is used in many applications, esp. in the National Football League (NFL) as a gauge of numerical, verbal, and logical ability of the applicant and the ability to solve problems quickly.
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