English Aptitude Test

Take a free English aptitude test using the practice test below. This test is untimed and can be taken as many times as you like.

English language skills are a big part of many aptitude tests. You should take as many practice tests as you can to get a better sense of the style and structure of the questions on the test. Our free English aptitude test features questions found on a sample Wonderlic test.

Take a Practice English Aptitude Test

The following quiz tests your understanding of the English language, vocabulary, words, and their use in language. To begin the test hit the go button. Once you begin you cannot return to questions that you have already answered or skip questions. Best of luck!

Questions on English Aptitude Tests

While English questions vary based on the type of aptitude test that you will be taking, the majority focus on questions relating to vocabulary, grammar, synonyms, antonyms, word matching, and paragraph comprehension. Studying and practicing each of these components of language and writing will assist you as prepare for the English Aptitude test. Working on word defnitions, reading passage comprehension and sentence structure will help as you prepare.

The following are a few examples:

Capricious and Volatile – these two words are:

  1. Similar
  2. Different
  3. Unrelated

Select the word that does not below:

  1. Doltish
  2. Ignorant
  3. Jocular
  4. Stolid

How to Prepare for English Aptitude Tests

Like any aptitude test, it is always a good idea to take English aptitude practice tests leading up to the test. Because every test type will feature different types of questions covering vocabulary, reading comprehension, and sentence construction. It is important to know the type of test you will be taking and the style of questions featured on the test.

Will there be many word matching questions? Is it mostly reading comprehension? A mix of grammar, vocabulary, and verbal reasoning? You should find out as much as you can about the test questions and then practice those questions only.

For long term development, it is always beneficial to read new literature – especially books from authors that you may be unfamiliar with. It is also always a good idea to have a dictionary nearby whenever you are reading.