Wonderlic : Recognizing duplicate pairs of words

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Example Questions

Example Question #4 : Wonderlic

How many of these pairs of words are exact duplicates?

1) quadrilateral AND quadriateral

2) obtuse AND obtuse

3) isosceles AND isoseles

4) circumference AND circumference

5) radian AND radian

Possible Answers:

Five

One

Three

Four

Two

Correct answer:

Three

Explanation:

The exact matches are in boldface; the unmatched words are noted, with their difference:

1) quadrilateral AND quadriateral

["l" is missing from the second word]

2) obtuse AND obtuse

[exact match]

3) isosceles AND isoseles

["c" is missing from the second word]

4) circumference AND circumference

[exact match]

5) radian AND radian

[exact match]

The correct response is three.

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