Wonderlic : Completing sentences

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Wonderlic

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Grammatical Knowledge

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:

Agreed

Refused

None of these

Enthusiastically agreed

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 #11 : Wonderlic

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

Select the answer that best completes the given sentence.

Possible Answers:

have been buying

buy

bought

buyer

Correct answer:

buy

Explanation:

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

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