Wonderlic : Vocabulary

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Wonderlic

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Example Questions

Example Question #6 : General Knowledge And Recognition

To obstruct something is to _______________ that thing.

Possible Answers:

smolder

hamper

facilitate

obliterate

Correct answer:

hamper

Explanation:

"Obstruct" and "hamper" are synonyms. "Facilitate" is an antonym to "obstruct." The other two answer options are not relevant to this definition.

Example Question #7 : General Knowledge And Recognition

Which of the following is closest in meaning to the word "aggravate"?

Possible Answers:

Worsen

Laugh

Soothe

Sicken

Correct answer:

Worsen

Explanation:

"Aggravate" means "to worsen," such as in the case of an injury, or a negative situation. And example of the use of the word:

"John only aggravated an already unpleasant situation with his inflammatory remarks."

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