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Answer Explanation for Wonderlic Test Question 2

Alex Hollis, Founder & Wonderlic Expert, Beat the Wonderlic

April 4, 2017

The following is an explanation for QUESTION 2 from our Free Wonderlic Test. The strategy listed below is just one of many from my online course, which has helped thousands of people beat their Wonderlic test and land their dream job.

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2. Which of the following is the earliest date?

A. Jul. 12, 2146

B. Jun. 21, 2146

C. Jun. 13, 2164

D. Jun. 15, 2146

E. Feb. 28, 2164

Answer Explanation for Wonderlic Test Question 2

Presented by Alex Hollis

Date questions on the Wonderlic test.

 

Date question on the Wonderlic appear easy at first but become complicated when you are trying to analyze each date.

The easiest way to attack these problems is to eliminate answer choices.

We are going to:

1) Eliminate by year

2) Eliminate by month

3) Eliminate by day

Let’s walk through Wonderlic question 2 from the free Wonderlic practice test:

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2. Which of the following is the earliest date?

A. Jul. 12, 2146

B. Jun. 21, 2146

C. Jun. 13, 2164

D. Jun. 15, 2146

E. Feb. 28, 2164

Eliminate by year.

 

We are asked to identify the earliest date in this list. We will start by going through each answer choice and leaving only the answer choices with the earliest year.

In this case, 2146 is the earliest year in the answer choices so we eliminate the other answer choices (C and E).

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2. Which of the following is the earliest date?

A. Jul. 12, 2146

B. Jun. 21, 2146

C. Jun. 13, 2164

D. Jun. 15, 2146

E. Feb. 28, 2164

Eliminate remaining answer choices by month.

 

We are asked to identify the earliest date in this list. We will start by going through each answer choice and leaving only the answer choices with the earliest year.

In this case, 2146 is the earliest year in the answer choices so we eliminate the other answer choices (C and E).

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2. Which of the following is the earliest date?

A. Jul. 12, 2146

B. Jun. 21, 2146

C. Jun. 13, 2164

D. Jun. 15, 2146

E. Feb. 28, 2164

Eliminate by day.

 

We are asked to identify the earliest date in this list. We will start by going through each answer choice and leaving only the answer choices with the earliest year.

In this case, 2146 is the earliest year in the answer choices so we eliminate the other answer choices (C and E).

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2. Which of the following is the earliest date?

A. Jul. 12, 2146

B. Jun. 21, 2146

C. Jun. 13, 2164

D. Jun. 15, 2146

E. Feb. 28, 2164

Answer: D

 

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