Find the difference of the following:
Find the difference of the following:
Add the following fractions.
Answer key and solution:
Here are some Civil Service exam exercises on GCD and LCM.
1.) What is the GCD of 8, 20, and 28?
2.) What is the GCD of 21, 35, and 56?
3.) What is 18/54 in lowest terms?
4.) What is 38/95 in lowest terms?
5.) What is the LCM of 6 and 8?
6.) What is the LCM of 5, 6, and 12?
7.) What is the product of the LCM and the GCD of 4, 8, and 20?
8.) There are 18 red marbles and 27 blue marbles to be distributed among children. What is the maximum number of children that can receive the marbles if each kid receives the same number of marbles for each color and no marble is to be left over?
9.) In a school sportsfest, there are 60 Grade 4 pupils, 48 Grade 5 pupils and 36 Grade 6 pupils. What is the largest number of teams that can be formed if the pupils in each Grade level are equally distributed and no pupil is left without a team?
10.) In a disco, the red lights blink every 3 seconds and the blue lights blink every 5 seconds. If the two colored lights blink at the same time if you turn them on, they will blink at the same time every ___ seconds.
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
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.
2.) _______ the four candidates, Margot was chosen to become the school representative.
3.) I noticed that you don’t look too well. What is it that _______ you?
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.
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 : _______
2.) Lucban : Quezon :: Naga : _______
D.) Camarines Sur
3.) Ilocos : bagnet :: Cebu : _______
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 : _______
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.
2.) I don’t think they have the temerity to put these accusations in print.
3.) Waging a campaign against the candidate’s character, the press attempted to vilify Mr. Rosario and his family.
4.) Young people who experience unrequited love often outgrow it and become more mature in their dealings.
5.) It is not a good thing to hang out with people with morose dispositions in life.
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.
2.) Many false stories surfaced the author’s death but only those which are widely popular remained canonical.
3.) The five star general remained composed in his behaviour although a lot of logistical problems continued to fill his ranks.
4.) The football team remained enervated after the particularly difficult final match with the defending champions from Barotac.
5.) The chief operating officer suggested a more pragmatic approach in dealing with the situation, relying more on results and outcomes.