What’s on the Test

The Wonderlic Basic Skills has 2 parts

Part 1 – Reading Comprehension and English Grammar

Part 2 – Basic math, geometry, data interpretation, basic algebra and Word Problems

Wonderlic Cognitive

Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Basic Math, Word Problems, Logic, General Knowledge


Reading Comprehension

Below is more detailed list of the types of reading comprehension questions that generally appear on the test.

  • Drawing logical conclusions
  • Make predictions
  • Vocabulary – Give the definition of a word from context
  • Summarize

Wonderlic Tests with Reading Comprehension

Basic   –   Cognitive Ability  —  SLE

English Grammar

Questions likely to appear on the test

  • English Grammar and Usage
  • Meaning in Context (Vocabulary)
  • Punctuation
  • Capitalization
  • Sentence Structure

Tests with English Grammar



English Usage – 15 questions
English Grammar – 20 questions
Punctuation – 12 questions
Correcting Sentences and Paragraphs

Basic Math

  • Fractions, Percent and Decimals
  • Exponents, Radicals and Square Root
  • Order of Operation

How to Study for a Math Test

Wonderlic Tests with Basic Math

Basic   —   Cognitive   —   Scholastic Level



Basic Math – 10 questions
Basic Math 2 – 10 questions
Word Problems Tutorial
Fractions, Percent and Decimals – 14 questions
Order of Operation – 6 questions

Data Interpretation

  • Interpret data in graph or chart form
  • Graph data
  • Calculate mean, median and mode


Wonderlic Tests with Data Interpretation

BasicScholastic Level (SLE)

Basic Geometry

  • Slope of a line
  • Identify linear equations from a graph
  • Calculate perimeter, circumference and volume
  • Solve problems using the Pythagorean theorem

Test with Basic Geometry



  • Ratio and proportion
  • Linear equations with 1 and 2 variables

Test with Basic Algebra



Linear Equations (1 variable) – 5 questions
Linear Equations (2 variables) – 5 questions
Solving Inequalities


Test with Logic Questions


Practice Questions

Vocabulary Practice Questions – 11 questions
Vocabulary Practice II – 10 questions

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