PCSR Civil Service Exam Review Guide 15

This week, we will learn about areas of common figures asked in the Civil Service Exam. We will also learn some techniques and strategies on how to answer paragraph organization questions. Enjoy!

PART I: MATH
A. Videos

1. Area of a Rectangle – Concept and Formula

2. Area of a Rectangle – Sample Problems
3. Area of a Square – Concept and Formula
4. Area of a Square – Sample Problems
5. Area of a Parallelogram – Concept and Formula
6. Area of a Parallelogram – Sample Problems
7. Area of a Triangle – Concept and Formula
8. Area of a Triangle – Sample Problems

9. Area of a Trapezoid – Concept and Formula
10. Area of a Trapezoid – Sample Problems

11. Area of a Circle – Concept and Formula
12. Area of a Circle – Sample Problems

B. Articles

Area of Rectangles
Part 1: Calculating Areas of Geometric Figures
Part 2: How to Solve Rectangle Area Problems Part 1
Part 3: How to Solve Rectangle Area Problems Part 2

Area of Trapezoid

Part 1: How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid 
Part 2: How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid Part 2 
Part 3: How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid Part 3

Area of Circle
Part 1: Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Circles
Part 2: How to Calculate the Area of a Circle
Part 3: Area of a Circle: Worked Examples

Part II: ENGLISH

How to Answer Paragraph Organization Questions

Part 1: How to Answer Paragraph Organization Tests Part 1
Part 2: How to Answer Paragraph Organization Tests Part 2
Part 3: How to Answer Paragraph Organization Tests Part 3 

Part III: Sa mga gustong humabol, nandito ang links ng Weeks 1-12.
http://civilservicereview.com/pcsr-review-guide/

PCSR Civil Service Exam Review Guide 14

After learning work problems, we now learn how to answer mixture problems.

PART I: MATH

A. Videos
Mixture Problem Part 1
Mixture Problem Part 2
Mixture Problem Part 3
Mixture Problem Part 4

B. Articles

How to Solve Mixture Problem Part 1
How to Solve Mixture Problem Part 2
How to Solve Mixture Problem Part 3
How to Solve Mixture Problem Part 4
How to Solve Mixture Problem Part 5

Part II: ENGLISH
Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 13

Part III: For Review Guides 1-23, click here.

Patterns, Sequences, and Series Exercises Set 1

Consider the patterns below and find the next term for each.

1.) 5, 12, 19, 26, 33, ___

2.) 8, 9, 11, 14, 18, 23, ___

3.) 3, 9, 21, 45, 93, ___

4.) W2, T3, Q5, N7, K11, ___

5.) 8/27, 4/9, 2/3, 1, ____

6.) 28, 14, 12, 6, 4, 2, ____

7.) 4, 7, 11, 18, 29, ____

8.) 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, ____

9.) 2.5, 1.25, 0.625, .3125, ____

10.) 1, -8, 27, -64, ____

More reviewers!

  1. PCSR English Page – reviewers abour English grammar, vocabulary, correct usage, analogy, etc.
  2. PCSR Math Page – reviewers about basic math including fractions, decimals, integers, percent, etc.
  3. PCSR Word Problems Page – reviewers about word problems such as age number problems, motion problems, work problems, etc.

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 13

This is the PCSR 13th vocabulary reviewer.

1. Knave – noun
Untrustworthy person, rogue, scoundrel, unscrupulous man

Example: The knave is usually suspicious of everyone around him. 

2. Laggard – adjective
Slow, sluggish, dilatory

Example: Jimmy, a laggard, always makes his friends late too.

3. Marred – adjective
Damaged, disfigured, scarred

Example: It took me all day to scrub the walls marred by graffiti.

4. Nadir – noun
Lowest point

Example: The nadir of humanity is when the time comes that it does not care anymore about life.

5. Ornate- adjective
Excessively or elaborately decorated, flowery

Example: The ornate ice carving won the first prize in the last Ice Festival in Sapporo.

6. Pariah – noun
Outcast, castaway

Example: Persons with leprosy were treated as social pariahs.

7. Quell – verb
Put down, extinguish, put an end, suppress

Example: The government is now planning on to quell the rebellion.

8. Rapacious – adjective
Excessively greedy

Example: The rapacious loan shark stripped the tenants with all their possessions.

9. Sham – verb
Pretend, fake

Example: Lucia shammed her sickness to avoid going to the dentist.

10. Tether – verb
Tie with a rope, attach

Example: Before leaving the farm, we make sure to tether the cows and goats to prevent them from wandering.

PCSR Civil Service Exam Review Guide 13

After learning work problems, we now learn how to answers sequences and series.

PART I: MATH
A. Videos

  1. Number Sequence and Series Part 1
  2. Number Sequence and Series Part 2
  3. Number Sequence and Series Part 3
  4. Number Sequence and Series Part 4

B. Articles

  1. A Teaser on Answering Number Series Questions
  2. How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 1
  3. How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 2
  4. How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 3
  5. How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 4

Part II: ENGLISH

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 12

Part III: More reviewers!

  1. PCSR English Page – reviewers abour English grammar, vocabulary, correct usage, analogy, etc.
  2. PCSR Math Page – reviewers about basic math including fractions, decimals, integers, percent, etc.
  3. PCSR Word Problems Page – reviewers about word problems such as age number problems, motion problems, work problems, etc.

Review questions with answers are also being posted everyday at the PCSR Facebook page (like us to be updated).

PCSR Civil Service Exam Review Guide 12

After learning motion problems, let us now study work problems.

PART I: MATH
A. Videos

  1. How to Solve Work Problems Part 1
  2. How to Solve Work Problems Part 2
  3. How to Solve Work Problems Part 3
  4. How to Solve Work Problems Part 4
  5. How to Solve Work Problems Part 5

B. Articles

  1. How to Solve Work Problems Part 1
  2. How to Solve Work Problems Part 2
  3. How to Solve Work Problems Part 3

Part II: ENGLISH

A. Vocabulary

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 11

Part III: More reviewers!

  1. PCSR English Page – reviewers abour English grammar, vocabulary, correct usage, analogy, etc.
  2. PCSR Math Page – reviewers about basic math including fractions, decimals, integers, percent, etc.
  3. PCSR Word Problems Page – reviewers about word problems such as age number problems, motion problems, work problems, etc.

Review questions with answers are also being posted everyday at the PCSR Facebook page (like us to be updated).

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