Civil Service Exam Double-word Analogy Reviewer

Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on Double-word Analogy.

Instruction : Choose the letter that corresponds to the pair of words that is related in the same way as the given pair of words.

1.) buck : doe :: _______ : _______
A.) bitch : pup
B.) grander : duck
C.) bull : cow
D.) boomer : joey

2.) ethics : morality :: _______ : _______
A.) logic : fallacies
B.) biology : animals
C.) apologetics : heresy
D.) epistemology : knowledge

3.) Dante Alighieri : Divina Commedia :: _____ : ______
A.) Charles Darwin : Evolution
B.) Vergil : The Aeneid
C.) Niccolo Machiavelli : The Little Prince
D.) Bram Stoker : Frankenstein

4.) pachyderm : rhinoceros :: _______ : _______
A.) deer : doe
B.) ungulate : yak
C.) elephant : herd
D.) dog : Siberian husky

5.) green : yellow :: _______ : _______
A.) orange : blue
B.) violet : red
C.) brown : purple
D.) gray : orange

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Civil Service Exam Correct Usage Reviewer

Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on Correct Usage.

Instruction: Choose the letter that corresponds to the word or phrase that will correctly complete each sentence.

1.) The musical play _______ we saw last night was fascinating.
A.) whose
B.) whom
C.) that
D.) since

2.) _______ the four candidates, Margot was chosen to become the school representative.
A.) Between
B.) Among
C.) Meanwhile
D.) Already

3.) I noticed that you don’t look too well. What is it that _______ you?
A.) ails
B.) ales
C.) aisles
D.) isles

4.) My teacher _______ I was absent last time when she _______ the lesson on Tirad Pass.
A.) taught, thought
B.) tot, thawed
C.) thought, taught
D.) thought, teached

5.) The envoy from Latvia handled the affair in a _______ fashion.
A.) discreet
B.) discrete
C.) discretely
D.) discreetly

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Civil Service Exam Analogy Reviewer

Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on Single-word analogy.

Direction: Choose the letter that corresponds to the word matches perfectly with each analogy.

1.) Gaborone : Botswana :: Kiev : _______

A.) Moldova
B.) Estonia
C.) Ukraine
D.) Latvia

2.) Lucban : Quezon :: Naga : _______

A.) Laguna
B.) Sulu
C.) Bohol
D.) Camarines Sur

3.) Ilocos : bagnet :: Cebu : _______

A.) lechon
B.) diningding
C.) Bicol express
D.) pinaupong manok

4.) Shakespeare : Hamlet :: J.K. Rowling : _______

A.) Jonathan Livingstone
B.) Robinson Crusoe
C.) Frodo Baggins
D.) Harry Potter

5.) Odin : Norse :: Thoth : _______

A.) Greek
B.) Aztec
C.) Babylonian
D.) Egyptian

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Civil Service Exam Antonyms Reviewer

Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on antonyms.

Instruction: Choose the letter that corresponds to the word opposite in meaning to the bold and italicized word in the sentence.

1.) Because of his love for culture and the arts, Martin is considered by his friends as elegant and refined.

A.) aggressive
B.) praiseworthy
C.) philistine
D.) peaceful

2.) I don’t think they have the temerity to put these accusations in print.

A.) meekness
B.) silence
C.) daring
D.) strength

3.) Waging a campaign against the candidate’s character, the press attempted to vilify Mr. Rosario and his family.

A.) criticize
B.) publish
C.) mask
D.) praise

4.) Young people who experience unrequited love often outgrow it and become more mature in their dealings.

A.) uncensored
B.) reciprocated
C.) remarkable
D.) rejected

5.) It is not a good thing to hang out with people with morose dispositions in life.

A.) thoughtful
B.) jubilant
C.) depressing
D.) unresponsive

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Civil Service Exam Synonyms Reviewer

Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on synonyms.

Choose the letter that corresponds to the word closest in meaning to the bold and italicized word in the sentence.

1.) It is paradoxical to say that one can be patriotic and not patriotic at the same time.

A.) supportive
B.) contradictory
C.) energizing
D.) truthful

2.) Many false stories surfaced the author’s death but only those which are widely popular remained canonical.

A.) valuable
B.) meaningful
C.) engaging
D.) acceptable

3.) The five star general remained composed in his behaviour although a lot of logistical problems continued to fill his ranks.

A.) serene
B.) inspired
C.) thoughtful
D.) focused

4.) The football team remained enervated after the particularly difficult final match with the defending champions from Barotac.

A.) exhausted
B.) motivated
C.) calculating
D.) noisy

5.) The chief operating officer suggested a more pragmatic approach in dealing with the situation, relying more on results and outcomes.

A.) planned
B.) practical
C.) polite
D.) purposeful

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Civil Service Review Spelling Quiz 17 – Set 2

In each item, identify the word with incorrect spelling.

Item 01

a. sequential
b. tidy
c. incorrigible
d. haughtines
e. eighth

Item 02

a. pallate
b. palpitate
c. controversial
d. addiction
e. consistency

Item 03

a. terminal
b. premonicion
c. adversity
d. hydration
e. invoke

Item 04

a. inundate
b. clemency
c. sustainance
d. ironic
e. invert

Item 05

a. pacifist
b. opiate
c. palette
d. solubol
e. opus

Item 06

a. eschew
b. blurt
c. challenging
d. deserve
e. loitter

Item 07

a. influence
b. affluence
c. frugallity
d. callous
e. coagulate

Item 08

a. humain
b. glower
c. espionage
d. gratify
e. grate

Item 09

a. hover
b. hibernate
c. incriment
d. entail
e. extravagant

Item 10

a. maxim
b. celebration
c. government
d. metaphor
e. inarticullate

Answers:

1. d. – haughtiness
2. a – palliate
3. b – premonition
4. c – sustenance
5. d – soluble
6. e – loiter
7. c – frugality
8. a – humane
9. c – increment
10. e – inarticulate

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 17

This is the PCSR 17th vocabulary reviewer.

1. Scurrilous – Adjective
Scandalous, defamatory, libelous, offensive

Example: Once you enter the world of the show business, you should be ready to face the scurrilous attacks of your bashers.

2. Ebullient – Adjective
Showing excitement; cheerful and full of energy

Example: The host’s ebullient nature is contagious.

3. Primp – Verb
Groom oneself with care; tidy; spend time making minor adjustments to (one’s hair, makeup)

Example: The groom stood by nervously while his bride-to-be primped one last time before the mirror.

4. Expedite – Verb
Hasten; hurry; accelerate

Example: The client requested to expedite the delivery due to her tight schedule.

5. Affluence – Noun
Abundance; wealth

Example: The philanthropist uses his affluence to help people in need.

6. Consort – Noun
Husband or wife; or companion

Example: The search for a consort for the debutant ended happily.

7. Flout – Verb
Defy; break; disobey

Example: The protesters flouted all authority.

8. Gawk – Verb
Stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe

Example: Ruben gawked at Sally as she walked down the stairs.

9. Haggle – Verb
Argue about the price; negotiate; bargain

Example: Although Gina is quite wealthy, she will haggle to save a peso.

10. Hoard – Verb
Stockpile; accumulate for future use; stock; store

Example: Whenever there are rumors of food shortage, many people are tempted to hoard food.

That’s all.

Civil Service Review Spelling Quiz 15 – Set 2

In each item, identify the word with incorrect spelling.

Item 01

a. inefficiency
b. partition
c. aquit
d. irrational
e. landscaping

Item 02

a. average
b. inkling
c. bilingual
d. obnoxious
e. heirarchy

Item 03

a. referrence
b. knavery
c. mandate
d. adherence
e. overture

Item 04

a. knead
b. roomate
c. costume
d. oust
e. commission

Item 05

a. outright
b. pagan
c. geniallity
d. contradictory
e. pauper

Item 06

a. perambulate
b. hillarious
c. overrun
d. interrogative
e. gauge

Item 07

a. immigrand
b. vague
c. obstinacy
d. pageant
e. reservoir

Item 08

a. prefecture
b. attire
c. vitae
d. plagiarism
e. imerse

Item 09

a. honorarium
b. perspiration
c. querulous
d. impertunate
e. maltreat

Item 10

a. mosaic
b. metric
c. noisome
d. inadviseable
e. recuperate

Answers:

1. c. – acquit
2. e. – hierarchy
3. a. – reference
4. b. – roommate
5. c. – geniality
6. b. – hilarious
7. a. – immigrant
8. e. – immerse
9. d. – importunate
10. d. – inadvisable

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