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#21 JKor

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:14 AM

I see the pattern now but I'm not sure there is only one answer to it although there may have only been one in the options that fits.

 

 

yes, there are infinite answers but only one in the options available.


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#22 Zsasz

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:19 AM

yes, there are infinite answers but only one in the options available.

 

this would be like if I made a pattern that was "alternate even and odd numbers.  no, I don't care what ones."  boooooooo!!!!!


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:25 AM

If these sample tests are accurate it really makes me wonder when you hear of an NFL draft prospect scoring in the teens.
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#24 Patrick C.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:25 AM

48/50 in just under 14:00.  The cab one got me as well, and I forgot the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist.


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:27 AM

If these sample tests are accurate it really makes me wonder when you hear of an NFL draft prospect scoring in the teens.

 

just b/c 60% is the average doesn't mean that it's a Gaussian distribution around that.  maybe it's more bimodal.  does that histogram exist?


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:29 AM

If these sample tests are accurate it really makes me wonder when you hear of an NFL draft prospect scoring in the teens.

 

That surprises you?  Have you heard NFL players talk?  Or should I say, 'try to talk'.  Some of them are just completely incoherent.


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 11:41 AM

47/50,  Questions I got wrong: 

 

How many continents; I wasn;t sure if they considered Australia and Antarctica to be continents and guessed wrong

Whether "Legend" and "Key" related or not related.  I forgot about their meaning with respect to maps.

Which following lists of odd numbers adds up to 56 (I picked the first list that added up to 56 even though it contained an even number).


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 12:12 PM

That surprises you?  Have you heard NFL players talk?  Or should I say, 'try to talk'.  Some of them are just completely incoherent.

Half of them were grade school simple. But point taken.


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 12:25 PM

I actually took this test as part of a job interview when I was around 20. Some BS call center job. They told me I'd scored higher than any applicant ever had and they wouldn't hire me because they were afraid I'd get bored too easily. I'll take this one after work and see how I do 20+ years later.
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 12:38 PM

I got 44 or 50 in 12:37

 

So I was 88%

 

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#31 JKor

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 12:39 PM

That'll learn ya for bein smaht!

 

I actually took this test as part of a job interview when I was around 20. Some BS call center job. They told me I'd scored higher than any applicant ever had and they wouldn't hire me because they were afraid I'd get bored too easily. I'll take this one after work and see how I do 20+ years later.


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 12:51 PM

Took it a second time and about half the questions were the same, I totally wan't thinking on the one I got wrong.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 01:33 PM

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Maybe I should have spent more time on it... I also had a 3 minute phone call in the middle   <_<


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Posted 11 September 2019 - 03:15 PM

Results
47 of 50 questions answered correctly

Your time: 00:09:49

You have reached 47 of 50 points, (94%)

Average score 59.41%
Your score 94%
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 04:04 PM

If these sample tests are accurate it really makes me wonder when you hear of an NFL draft prospect scoring in the teens.

but how many of us run a 4.4 and bench 225 25 times (this would be an avg running back)? I bet we would be well below average on the combine tests other than the wonderlic

Edited by Sidney Porter, 11 September 2019 - 04:05 PM.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 04:28 PM

but how many of us run a 4.4 and bench 225 25 times (this would be an avg running back)? I bet we would be well below average on the combine tests other than the wonderlic

There is that, just seems there are a lot of really simple questions.
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 05:19 PM

but how many of us run a 4.4 and bench 225 25 times (this would be an avg running back)? I bet we would be well below average on the combine tests other than the wonderlic


How is that relevant?
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 05:25 PM

How is that relevant?

NFL players take the wonderlic as part of the combine testing. As snowman pointed out some of them score poorly. We are scoring well on the wonderlic but would probably score poor on the other test to be qualified for the NFL.

You don't need to be that smart to be in the NFL if you have the other skills

Edited by Sidney Porter, 11 September 2019 - 05:27 PM.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 07:27 PM

NFL players take the wonderlic as part of the combine testing. As snowman pointed out some of them score poorly. We are scoring well on the wonderlic but would probably score poor on the other test to be qualified for the NFL.

You don't need to be that smart to be in the NFL if you have the other skills

In certain positions smart helps. Some of the questions on the test would be the equivalent of benching an empty bar.


Edited by cavman, 11 September 2019 - 07:28 PM.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 07:48 PM

I got 46 in about 13 minutes. Too sleepy to devote full attention to some of the numerical ones.


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