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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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at 428 (stating that the Wonderlic test "purports to measure general intelligence" while the Bennett test, as its name suggests, measures mechanical comprehension abilities).
If the applicant does not have a high school diploma or GED then he/she must successfully pass the Wonderlic Test entrance examination.
You may have heard of the Wonderlic Test given in the NFL to evaluate players entering the draft.
After all, he reportedly posted a 48 on the Wonderlic test the NFL uses to measure the intelligence of prospects.
On the Wonderlic test, the 12-minute, 50-question aptitude test taken by potential draftees, Clemens scored a 35, tied with Leinart for one of the top scores in the country among quarterbacks this year.
(1998) study, using the Wonderlic test as a measure of intelligence, to see if participants could accurately predict their test scores several months after taking it.
"They asked for my highlight tape and had me fill out a Wonderlic test, so I felt pretty good about it.
The 26-year-old Watson, who began his collegiate career at Duke, scored a 41 on the Wonderlic test. He is intelligent and articulate, grounded and giving.