Review for August 2019 has already started

After a one-month break, we have already started our review series for the month of August 2019. The date of the examination will be on August 7, 2019. If you wish to follow our review series (I suggest you do), please like and then follow the Philippine Civil  Service Exam Reviewer Facebook page. Every week, we post Math, English, and Clerical tutorials and practice questions. For the first week our topics are LCM, GCD, Subject Verb agreement. You may download the review outline here.

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Greatest Common Divisor/Greatest Common Factor

Least Common Multiple/Least Common Denominator

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Operations on Decimals Exercises – Set 2

This is our second set of exercises on operations on decimals.

Perform the indicated operation.

1.) 1.5 + 0.7
2.) 10.5 + 3.08 + 4.026
3.) 0.8 – 0.2
4.) 8.06 – 3.215
5.) 5.7 – 0.9
6.) .22 × .6
7.) 5.02 × 1.2
8.) 8.1 ÷ 0.009
9.) .63 ÷ 30
10.) .7 ÷ .005

1.) 2.2
2.) 17.606
3.) 0.6
4.) 4.845
5.) 4.8
6.) 0.132
7.) 6.024
8.) 900
9.) 0.021
10.) 140

Enjoy!

You might also like: Operations on Decimals Exercises – Set 1

Multiplication and Division of Fractions Exercises – Set 2

Find the product of the following:

1.) $\dfrac{3}{4} \times \dfrac{5}{8}$

2.) $\dfrac{1}{8} \times \dfrac{3}{4} \times \dfrac{2}{3}$

3.) $2 \dfrac{3}{5} \times \dfrac{2}{3}$

4.) $7 \dfrac{5}{6} \times 1 \dfrac{3}{4}$

5.) $7 \times 2 \dfrac{3}{14}$

6.) $\dfrac{2}{3} \div \dfrac{3}{4}$

7.) $15 \div \dfrac{5}{6}$

8.) $\dfrac{3}{8} \div 4$

9.) $1 \dfrac{2}{3} \div \dfrac{4}{5}$

10.) $7 \dfrac{1}{4} \div \dfrac{1}{8}$

Solution:

1.) $\dfrac{15}{32}$

2.) $\dfrac{1}{16}$
$\dfrac{1}{8} \times \dfrac{3}{4} \times \dfrac{2}{3}$
$= \dfrac{6}{96} or \dfrac{1}{16}$

3.) $1 \dfrac{11}{15}$
$2 \dfrac{3}{5} \times \dfrac{2}{3}$
$= \dfrac{13}{5} \times \dfrac{2}{3}$
$= \dfrac{26}{15} or 1 \dfrac{11}{15}$

4.) $13 \dfrac{17}{24}$
$= 7 \dfrac{5}{6} \times 1 \dfrac{3}{4}$
$= \dfrac{47}{6} \times \dfrac{7}{4}$
$= \dfrac{329}{24} \times 13 \dfrac{17}{24}$

5.) $15 \dfrac{1}{12}$
$7 \times 2 \dfrac{3}{14}$
$= \dfrac{7}{1} \times \dfrac{31}{14}$
$= \dfrac{217}{14} or 15 \dfrac{7}{14} or 15 \dfrac{1}{2}$

6.) $\dfrac{8}{9}$
$\dfrac{2}{3} \div \dfrac{3}{4}$
$= \dfrac{3}{2} \times \dfrac{3}{4} = \dfrac{8}{9}$

7.) $\dfrac{1}{18}$
$= 15 \div \dfrac{5}{6}$
$= \dfrac{1}{15} \times \dfrac{5}{6} = \dfrac{5}{90} or \dfrac{1}{18}$

8.) $10 \dfrac{2}{3}$
$\dfrac{3}{8} \div 4$
$= \dfrac{8}{3} \times \dfrac{4}{1} = \dfrac{32}{3} or 10 \dfrac{2}{3}$

9.) $\dfrac{12}{25}$
$1 \dfrac{2}{3} \div \dfrac{4}{5}$
$= \dfrac{5}{3} \div\dfrac{4}{5}$
$= \dfrac{3}{5} \times \dfrac{4}{5} = \dfrac{12}{25}$

10.) $\dfrac{1}{58}$
$7 \dfrac{1}{4} \div \dfrac{1}{8}$
$= \dfrac{29}{4} \div \dfrac{1}{8}$
$= \dfrac{4}{29} \times\dfrac{1}{8} = \dfrac{4}{232} or \dfrac{1}{58}$

You might also like: Multiplication and Division of Fractions Exercises – Set 1

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
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

6.) Mrs. Cabral’s art works are acclaimed by both critics and lay people alike because of their beauty and insight.

A.) disregarded
B.) noteworthy
C.) indispensable
D.) praised

7.) Ramsay’s articles in the papers are noted for their avant-garde take on contemporary issues and concerns.

A.) antediluvian
B.) postmodern
C.) cultural
D.) graceful

8.) Many philanthropists are known for their altruistic efforts to change society and fix social problems that exist.

A.) collaborative
B.) organized
C.) selfish
D.) compassionate

9.) Expressions like, “Follow your dreams” are examples of trite expressions these days.

A.) overused
B.) empty
C.) powerful
D.) original

10.) People who live debauched lifestyles only care about the pursuit of pure pleasure.

A.) excellent
B.) notorious
C.) wholesome
D.) happy

11.) In the modern world, lazy and unproductive individuals are deplored by others.

B.) criticized
C.) silenced
D.) grieved

12.) Some mental patients who speak in gibberish may suffer from problems of meaning comprehension.

A.) complicated
B.) attentive
C.) intelligible
D.) depressed

13.) Many poets and prophets see the length of human life on earth as ephemeral.

A.) transient
B.) short
C.) eternal
D.) diffused

14.) A significant group of scientists have debunked the so called idea that the earth is a flat disk.

A.) destroyed
B.) invalidated
C.) restored
D.) confirmed

15.) A lot communities and towns are built near a dormant volcano.
A.) asleep
B.) active
C.) beautiful
D.) peaceful

1.) C.) philistine
2.) A.) meekness
3.) D.) praise
4.) B.) reciprocated
5.) B.) jubilant
6.) A.) disregarded
7.) A.) antediluvian
8.) C.) selfish
9.) D.) original
10.) C.) wholesome
12.) C.) intelligible
13.) C.) eternal
14.) D.) confirmed
15.) B.) active

PCSR Vocabulary Exercise Set 2

This is the second PCSR Vocabulary Exercise for March 2018 CS Exams.

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 17

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 17
Week 17: January 22 – 28, 2018

PART I: MATH
A. RATE BASE AND PERCENTAGE

Part II: ENGLISH
A. Vocabulary

Part III: CLERICAL
A. Spelling Quiz 17

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2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 18

2018 PCSR Civil Service Review Guide 18
Week 18: January 29 – February 4, 2018

PART I: MATH
A. RATIO AND PROPORTION
Lesson 1: Ratio and Proportion Definition and Representation
Ratio Sample Problem 1
Ratio Sample Problem 2
Ratio Sample Problem 3

Part II: PRACTICE TESTS
ENGLISH
Grammar Quiz on Conjunctions
Grammar Quiz – There, Their, They’re
Grammar Quiz – A, An, The

PART III: OTHERS
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Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 17

This is the PCSR 17th vocabulary reviewer.

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.

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.

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