Wonderlic : Completing sentences

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Completing Sentences

William was reluctant at first, but he eventually acquiesced to our request.

Select the word that best reflects the meaning of the underlined word.

Possible Answers:

Refused

Enthusiastically agreed

Agreed

None of these

Correct answer:

Agreed

Explanation:

To "acquiesce" to a request is to "agree" or give in to that request. There is no specific element of the word's meaning that indicates this agreement is enthusiastic, and the context of this sentence actually counter-indicates that reading.

Example Question #2 : Completing Sentences

Mrs. Dollars said she would ____________ the flower-shaped custard-filled donuts herself.

Select the answer that best completes the given sentence.

Possible Answers:

buyer

bought

buy

have been buying

Correct answer:

buy

Explanation:

The only correct answer uses the correct form and tense of the verb "buy."

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