Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to Solve Work Problems Part 3

This is the third part of the Solving Work Problems Series. The first part of this series discussed in detail the concept behind work problems and the second part discussed the basic work problems and their solutions. In this post, we discuss two more work problems. The first problem is about two persons who started… Read More »

How to Solve Work Problems Part 1

This is the first part of the Solving Working Problems Series. In this post, we are going to discuss in details the basics of work problems. Work problems usually involve the time for two or more persons or machines to complete the same job given the rate that they can work. For discussion purposes, let… Read More »

The Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review Series

The Civil Service Vocabulary series is a series of vocabulary review for the Civil Service Examination. In this series, I have collected words that usually come out in examinations, wrote their meanings and created sample sentences about them in order for you to remember them easily. Most of the definitions were taken from online dictionaries, although I have… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 11

This is the eleventh part of the Civil Service Vocabulary Review series of Ph Civil Service Reviewer. In this series, we discuss the words that commonly appear in English vocabulary examinations. The other parts of this series can be found in this blog’s English page. Most of the meanings of the words below were taken from Dictionary.com and Merriam Webster. I have simplified some of… Read More »

English Grammar Mock Quiz 1 – July to August

As you have observed, I am a new writer here at Ph Civil Service. I will be writing articles on Grammar and Correct Usage. 🙂 In the past month, I have discussed subject-verb agreement, how to identify pronouns, how to use the personal pronouns I and me, and contractions. Below is a mock quiz of all these topics.… Read More »

An, An, and The Quiz

We already have learned to use the articles‘a’ ‘an’ or ‘the’ . Here is a review quiz about their usage. Another quiz is also available here. Instructions: Fill in the blank spaces in the following sentences using either ‘a’ ‘an’ or ‘the’ where necessary. Click the + sign under each question to reveal the correct answer. 1. It… Read More »

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