Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 7 – Set 2

This is the PCSR seventh vocabulary reviewer.

1.) Adamant– adjective

Hard; inflexible

Romy’s statement “My love for you is as adamant as Wolverine’s claws” made his friends tease him.

2.) Composure – noun

Statement of mind under stress

The rookie accepted all the challenges with composure.

3.) Embellish – verb

Adorn; beautify; decorate

Beads and sequences embellished the Reyna Elena’s gown.

4.) Genealogy – noun

Record of descent; lineage

I had fun using the new G-app or Genealogy App that shows your celebrity genealogy.

5.) Irksome – adjective

Boring; dull

I find the movie “The Beguiled” irksome because of the slow flow of the story.

6.) Nauseate – verb

Cause to become sick; fill with disgust; sicken

Malou’s sense of smell is very sensitive since she’s pregnant. Anything that has odor nauseates her.

7.) Parameter – noun

Boundary

The police officer instructed his men to check the parameters to ensure the guests safety.

8.) Prim – adjective

Very precise and formal

Miss Minchin ordered her girls to be prim and proper on the event day.

9.) Sacrosanct – adjective

Most sacred

During the war in Marawi, the terrorists invaded the churches and destroy all the sacrosanct things inside.

10.) Scrutinize – verb

Examine closely and critically

Jessa is known for her ability to scrutinize everything to death.

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 6

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 6
Week 6: October 30 – November 5, 2017

PART I: MATHEMATICS
A. CONVERSION

Youtube Tutorial Videos (Taglish)

Lesson 1: How to Convert Decimal Numbers to Fractions Part 1

Lesson 2: How to Convert Decimal Numbers to Fractions Part 2

Lesson 3: How to Convert Fractions to Decimals Part 1

Lesson 4: How to Convert Fractions to Decimals Part 2

Lesson 5: How to Convert Fractions to Percent Part 1

Lesson 6: How to Convert Fractions to Percent Part 2

Lesson 7: How to Convert Percent to Fractions Part 1

Lesson 8: How to Convert Percent to Fractions Part 2

Lesson 9: How to Convert Percent to Decimal Numbers

Lesson 10: How to Convert Decimal Numbers to Percent

Tutorial Articles

How to Convert Fractions to Decimals

How to Convert Decimals to Fractions

How to Convert Fraction to Percent Part 1

How to Convert Fraction to Percent Part 2

How to Convert Percent to Fraction

How to Convert Percent to Decimals

How to Convert Decimal to Percent

PART II: ENGLISH

A. Vocabulary

B. Grammar

Understanding Progressive Tense

Grammar Rules: Present Progressive Tense with Exercise

Grammar Rules: Past Progressive Tense with Exercise

Grammar Rules: Future Progressive Tense with Exercise

C. Spelling

Part III: CLERICAL (Subprofessional)

Alphabetizing Rules Part 6

Rule 6 Alphabetizing Exercise with answers

Alphabetizing Quiz 6 with answers

PART IV: LOGIC

How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 2

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Civil Service Review Spelling Quiz 7 – Set 2

Item 01

a. idiosyncrasy
b. absense
c. parallel
d. desperate
e. articulate

Item 02

a. aboriginal
b. understatement
c. thunderstorm
d. indifferent
e. aparrent

Item 03

a. colloquial
b. posthumous
c. dissapoint
d. receipt
e. rue

Item 04

a. wispy
b. introvert
c. adulate
d. seperate
e. excoriate

Item 05

a. happines
b. buoyant
c. reference
d. noticeable
e. athlete

Item 06

a. tendency
b. submission
c. occassion
d. paraphernalia
e. barrel

Item 07

a. congeniality
b. enviroment
c. adversary
d. retribution
e. attributes

Item 08

a. minuet
b. dillema
c. description
d. tangential
e. easily

Item 09

a. tantamont
b. immediately
c. inadequate
d. honorifics
e. arcade

Item 10

a. villain
b. heros
c. ventriloquist
d. pronunciation
e. maintenance

Answers:

1. b – absence
2. e – apparent
3. c – disappoint
4. d – separate
5. a – happiness
6. c – occasion
7. b – environment
8. b – dilemma
9. a – tantamount
10. b – heroes

Alphabetizing Quiz 6

File the following correctly.

Item 01

a) Mngr. De Vera
b) Mngr. De Leon
c) Mngr. Dela Cruz
d) Ms. Cervantes
e) Mr. Cervacio

1) c-b-a-e-d
2) c-b-a-d-e
3) c-a-b-d-e
4) d-e-a-b-c
5) d-e-a-c-b

Item 02

a) Dr. Gero
b) Engr. Samonte
c) Atty. Gregorio
d) Fr. Ulpindo
e) Arch. Dela Rosa

1) e-d-c-a-b
2) e-d-a-c-b
3) e-c-b-a-d
4) e-c-a-b-d
5) e-a-c-d-b

Item 03

a) Masayahin St.
b) Tullahan Brg.
c) Cor. Timog St.
d) Sinamay Ave.
e) Rainbow Vlg.

1) c-e-a-d-b
2) c-a-e-d-b
3) c-a-e-b-d
4) c-a-d-e-b
5) c-a-b-d-e

Item 04

a) Capt. Mirasol
b) Chief Gomez
c) Sgt. Tobias
d) Lt. Ismael
e) Ofc. Diaz

1) b-a-e-d-c
2) b-a-d-c-e
3) b-a-d-e-c
4) a-b-c-e-d
5) a-b-d-e-c

Item 05

a) Ph. 5A Sampaguita Block
b) Brgy. San Sebastian
c) Bliss Subd.
d) Pipit Cor. Lemon St.
e) Dagohoy Rd.

1) c-b-e-d-a
2) c-b-e-a-d
3) b-c-e-a-d
4) b-c-e-d-a
5) b-c-a-e-d

Item 06

a) Mr. Torres
b) Ofc. Coronel
c) Lt. Ruben
d) Gen. Carbonel
e) Rev. Del Rey

1) d-c-a-b-e
2) d-c-a-e-b
3) d-c-b-a-e
4) d-b-e-c-a
5) d-b-e-a-c

Item 07

a) Crystal Clear Mfg. Co.
b) MYX Ink Refill Sta.
c) JD Corp.
d) ABC Paint Inc.
e) Purple Pin Co.

1) d-a-c-b-e
2) d-a-c-e-b
3) a-d-e-c-b
4) a-d-c-e-b
5) a-d-e-b-c

Item 08

a) Brgy. Pulang Lupa
b) No. 2 Blk. 4 Red Heights Vlg.
c) Taft Sta.
d) Cherry Blossom Ville
e) Villa Miranda Subd.

1) a-e-b-c-d
2) a-c-b-d-e
3) a-d-b-c-e
4) a-d-b-e-c
5) a-d-c-b-e

Item 09

a) St. Claire
b) Bro. Tony
c) Rev. Quijano
d) Prof. Lucas
e) Sis. Belen

1) a-e-c-d-b
2) a-e-d-b-c
3) a-e-d-c-b
4) b-d-c-e-a
5) b-d-c-a-e

Item 10

a) Blk. A, Parrot St.
b) Brgy. Ginebra
c) Ph. 3, Cor. Parrot St.
d) Roxas Blvd.
e) Ayala Ave.

1) e-d-a-c-b
2) e-a-d-c-b
3) e-b-a-d-c
4) e-b-a-c-d
5) e-a-b-c-d

Answer key:

1) 2 – c-b-a-d-e
2) 4 – e-c-a-b-d
3) 2 – c-a-e-d-b
4) 5 – a-b-d-e-c
5) 3 – b-c-e-a-d
6) 1 – d-c-a-b-e
7) 1 – d-a-c-b-e
8) 3 – a-d-b-c-e
9) 5 – b-d-c-a-e
10) 4 – e-b-a-c-d

Rule 6 Alphabetizing Exercise

Rule 6 Alphabetizing Exercise

1)
a) Gen. Mc Arthur
b) Sis. Grace
c) Ms. Ludovice
d) Ptr. Romy
e) Capt. Gordon

2)
a) Engr. Rivera
b) Atty. Carbonel
c) Fr. Ambrocio
d) Atty. Lao
e) Bro. Junjun

3)
a) Pen and Paper Bookstore Inc.
b) Pepper and Lemon Fastfood Inc.
c) Seven Island Co.
d) Ace Mfg. Corp.
e) Sis. Bubbles Laundry Shop

4)
a) Fifth Ave.
b) Masaya St.
c) Ice Cream Cor.
d) Quezon Blvd.
e) San Juan Brg.

5)
a) Ft. Bonifacio
b) Flaming Fleming Food Co.
c) Dr. Tooth Fairy Dental Clinic
d) Sixth St. Computer Shop
e) Ms. Mendoza’s Review Center

Answer:

1) e-a-c-d-b
2) b-d-e-a-c
3) d-a-b-c-e
4) a-c-b-d-e
5) c-b-a-e-d

Rules in Alphabetic Filing Part 6

In the previous post we have learned how to file names with professional and personal titles. In this post, we are going to learn how to file names with abbreviations.

Rule 6

All abbreviations in names should be alphabetized as though they were spelled out. Consider the following examples:

St. Peter
Fr. Joel
Mr. Cruz

Ft. Santiago
Quezon Ave.
Brixton St.

They are filed by unit as:

Father Joel
Mister Cruz
Saint Peter

Brixton Street
Fort Santiago
Quezon Avenue

Now, try these following exercise:

Exercise 1

Ms. Abelan
Bro. Justin
Engr. Perez
Atty. Quintin
St. Matthew

Exercise 2

Captain Burger Jr.
St. Joseph Funeral Homes
Fifth Ave.
Maginhawa St.
Blue Cor. Printing Co.

Exercise 3

Abshp. Welby
Mngr. Gallo
Prof. Reyes
Mr. Lopez
Gov. Medina

Answer to Exercise 1

Attorney Quintin
Brother Justin
Engineer Perez
Miss Abelan
Saint Matthew

Answer to Exercise 2

Blue Corner Printing Company
Captain Burger Junior
Fifth Avenue
Maginhawa Street
Saint Joseph Funeral Homes

Answer to Exercise 3

Archbishop Welby
Governor Medina
Manager Gallo
Mister Lopez
Professor Reyes

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 6 – Set 2

This is the PCSR sixth vocabulary reviewer.

1.) Carnal– adjective

Fleshly, sensual

“People nowadays are more interested in carnal pleasures than spiritual matters”, Fr. Julyo said during his Sunday sermon.

2.) Declivity– adjective

Downward slope or bend

The kids are having fun skiing down the declivity.

3.) Heckler – noun

Person who harasses others; someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objectives.

Senator Cruz’s face turned red when he was interrupted by a heckler during his speech.

4.) Jostle – verb

Shove, bump into/against

When Superstar Maine’s cover was blown, she was jostled by the crowds.

5.) Mellifluous – adjective

Pleasing to the ear

The mellifluous tones of the piano put the baby to sleep.

6.) Protocol – noun

Diplomatic etiquette; code of correct conduct

We should follow safety protocols to avoid accident.

7.) Rhapsodize– verb

Speak or write about something with great enthusiasm and delight.

Kelly was so ecstatic after meeting her idol. She rhapsodized about it for weeks.

8.) Saturnine – adjective

Gloomy

They often call Ronald “Mr. Mysterious” because of his saturnine countenance and watchful eyes.

9.) Soliloquy – noun

Talking to oneself; monologue

Dina uses the soliloquy as a device to reveal the emotion of the character she needs to portray.

10.) Waif – noun

Homeless, orphaned

Because he was once a waif, Gino founded an orphanage to help the homeless and abandoned children.

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 5

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 5
Week 5: October 23 – October 29, 2017

PART I: MATHEMATICS
A. Decimal

Youtube Tutorial Videos (Taglish)

Lesson 1: How to Add Numbers with Decimals Part 1

Lesson 2: How to Add Numbers with Decimals Part 2

Lesson 3: How to Subtract Numbers with Decimals Part 1

Lesson 4: How to Subtract Numbers with Decimals Part 2

Lesson 5: How to Multiply Numbers with Decimals Part 1

Lesson 6: How to Multiply Numbers with Decimals Part 2

Lesson 7: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals Part 1

Lesson 8: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals Part 2

Lesson 9: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals Part 3

Lesson 10: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals Part 4

Lesson 11: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals Part 5

Tutorial Articles

Lesson 1: How to Add Numbers with Decimals

Lesson 2: How to Subtract Numbers with Decimals

Lesson 3: How to Multiply Numbers with Decimals

Lesson 4: How to Divide Numbers with Decimals

PART II: ENGLISH

A. Vocabulary

B. Grammar

Understanding Perfect Tense

Grammar Rules: Present Perfect Tense

Grammar Rules: Past Perfect Tense

Grammar Rules: Future Perfect Tense

Perfect Tenses Summary and Quiz

C. Spelling

Part III: CLERICAL (Subprofessional)

Alphabetizing Rules Part 5

Rule 5 Alphabetizing Exercise

Alphabetizing Quiz 5

PART IV: LOGIC

How to Solve Number Series Tutorials (Overview)

How to Solve Civil Service Exam Number Series Problems 1

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