Want a fun family dinner activity tonight? It’s time for the NFL Wonderlic tests which give potential draft players a chance to prove their brain mettle, their ability to answer football relevant questions in a standardized test format which focuses on their ability to think and problem solve. The test offers 50 questions, and a few players have made headlines for their low scores. Vince Young, it was rumored, brought in a hefty score of 6, while Donovan McNabb brought 15 correct answers on his exam. There are players with respectable scores, too. Steve Young recieved a score of 33 on his test, and Ryan Fitzpatrick answered all 50 correct.
The test scores are often leaked before the draft, but you don’t have to wait to discover the results to have a little fun. Why not pull the fam together over this quick and delish pizza (recipe below), then give a sample test to your own family and see who’s got enough smarts to make it in the NFL.
There are several sample tests online, but this one offers an excellent compilation in an easily printable format.
- 1 English Muffin for Each
- 2 tomato slices
- ½ cup Italian cheese, grated
- Your favorite toppings: mini pepperoni, ham slices, mushrooms, pineapple, green peppers, onions, etc.
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Ask an adult to help you and each of your guests slice the English Muffins in half. Place a thinly sliced tomato on each half of the English Muffin. Sprinkle cheese over the top. Place your favorite pizza toppings on top of the cheese. Carefully transfer the pizza’s to a cookie sheet and ask a parent to help you put them in the oven. Bake them for 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbling. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before eating.