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If you've never heard of the Wonderlic, it's an exam given to players entering the NFL draft every year.

The Wonderlic is an exam comprised of 50 questions. Players have 12 minutes to complete the test. The average score (out of 50) is a 21.

Vince Young made headlines last year when it was rumored that he scored a 6. As we all saw in 2006, the Wonderlic doesn't mean much. St. Louis' Ryan Fitzpatrick scored a 50, and he's nothing more than a backup quarterback.

Some sample scores of other players include: Drew Bledsoe - 37; Steve Young - 33; John Elway - 30; Dan Marino - 16; Deltha O'Neal - 15; Donovan McNabb -14.

Below is a set of 20 questions that are like those that appear on the Wonderlic. If you want to see what you would score, set a timer to 5 minutes and answer the questions as quickly as possible.

Write each of the answers down on a sheet of paper so you can compare them with the answer key (link at the bottom.)

Ready? Begin...

Look at the row of numbers below. What number should come next?

Assume the first 2 statements are true. Is the final one: The boy plays for the Tigers. All the players on the Tigers wear white sneakers. The boy wears white sneakers.

Paper sells for 21 cents per pad. What will 5 pads cost?

How many of the six pairs of items listed below are exact duplicates?

PRESENT, RESENT - Do these words

A train travels 20 feet in 1/5 seconds At this exact speed, how many feet will it travel in three seconds?

When rope is selling at $.10 a foot, how many feet can you buy for sixty cents?

The eighth month of the year is:

Which number in the following group of numbers represents the smallest amount?

In printing an article of 48,000 words, a printer decides to use two sizes of type. Using the larger type, a printed page contains 1,800 words. Using smaller type, a page contains 2,400 words. The article is allotted 21 full pages in a magazine. How many pages must be in smaller type?

Three individuals form a partnernship and agree to divide all profits equally. X invests $9,000, Y invests $7,000 and Z invests $4,000. If the profits are $4,800, how much less does X receive than if the profits were divided in proportion to the amount invested?

Assume the first 2 statements are true. Is the final one: Ben greeted Beth. Beth greeted Bob. Ben did not greet Bob.

A boy is 16 years old and his sister is twice as old. When the boy is 22 years old, what will be the age of his sister?

One of the numbered figures in the following drawing is most different from the others. What number is that figure?

The hours of daylight and darkness in SEPTEMBER are nearest equal to the hours of daylight and darkness in:

What number is next in the following sequence:

Which of the following numbers is least like the others?

Which letter is missing from the group below?

In a typical city in the Southern Hemisphere, which of the following months sees the most snowfall?

FLAMMABLE, INFLAMMABLE - Do these words

So, how many did you get right? Multiply the number you answered correctly by 2.5 to get your real Wonderlic score.

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