Civil Service Practice Test 2

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JIBE is to PRAISE as __________ is to ENLIGHTEN.

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To jibe is an antonym of to praise, and to delude is an antonym of to enlighten.

CUSHION is to SOFA as SHELF is to __________.

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A cushion is a part of a sofa, and a shelf is part of a bookcase.

__________ is to WOOD as FILE is to NAIL.

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A plane is a tool used to smooth and shape wood, and a file is a tool used to smooth and shape a nail.

FLEET is to TRUCKS as _________ is to TEACHERS.

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A fleet is a group of trucks, and a faculty is a group of teachers.

What is the closest meaning for the word GLUTTONOUS?

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Greedy. To be greedy is to show an intense and selfish desire for something and gluttonous means excessively greedy or to be over-indulged on to something especially in food.

What is the closest meaning for the word GROVE?

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Orchard. It is a group of trees planted and cultivated for commercial production synonymous to Grove which also consists of a large group of trees planted together.

What is the closest meaning for the word RAPID?

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The correct answer is fast. Fast means moving at high speed synonymous with the word RAPID which means to happen in a short period of time.

What is the closest meaning for the word IMPUDENT?

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The correct answer is Impertinent. Impudent means not showing due respect for another person which is synonymous with the word Impertinent which means an act of being rude or impolite.

What is the closest meaning for the word REPRIMAND?

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The correct answer is Rebuke. Rebuke means to express disapproval the same as with the word Reprimand means to upbraid or reproof.

The paragraph best supports the argument that:

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The correct answer is the first choice. According to the article, the government can only invest what it obtains from the people. The government obtains tax money from the people. When people are not able to pay taxes, the government has no source of revenue.

Direct lighting is the least appropriate method for lighting. The desk or ceiling light with a reflector, which disperses all the rays downwards, is likely to create a glare on the work surface. The best point in paragraph is that direct lighting is least satisfactory as a form of lighting, primarily because:

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Paragraph notes that direct lighting creates glare to the working surface.

Five terrorists were killed in an encounter with army troops last Saturday morning. ENCOUNTER most nearly means:

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The correct answer is Experience. Encounter means an unexpected meeting with someone or something synonymous with having an experience which means to have in contact with or undergo an event.

He used an extra layer of silicone glue to reinforce the windows glasses. REINFORCE most nearly means:

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The correct answer is Strengthen. Reinforce means support or strengthen something.

In order to maintain high grades, do not neglect your studies. NEGLECT most nearly means.

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The correct answer is to Abandon. To neglect means to fail to do something and to abandon means to fail to look after something or someone.

She gained an award due to consistent scores that she had from first to last of the game. CONSISTENT most nearly means:

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The correct answer is Stable. Consistent means not changing in behavior or being done in the same way over time while stable means firm, steady, and unchanging.

Lerie was about to present the weekly consumption of materials in their department. Which type of graph should she use to show the trend of their inventory?

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The correct answer is the line graph. Simply because it only involves two variables, days for a week, and the numerical amount of the stocks in the inventory. It display two numerical variables on a coordinate grid and show trends among the variables.

A Bakeshop can sell 30 breads and 15 cakes per day. Determine the ratio of breads to cakes.

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The correct answer is 2:1. The ratio is 30:15. Divide both values by 15 as it is a common factor for both. You'll get an answer of 2:1.

If a sewer can sew 18 dresses in 6 days, how many days would it take the sewer to finish 60 dresses?

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Choose which of the following has the greatest value.

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The correct answer is 2.9698 because it has the greater value for hundreths.

A staff can finish making copies for 18 books for 3 days. What is the ratio of the number of books finished to the number of days?

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The ratio is 18:3. Divide both values into 3 which is their common factor. You'll get a result of 6:1. That means, the staff can finish copying 6 books in a day.

In alphabetizing these names, which should come FIRST?

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The correct answer is Nyla E. Dyer. Last names are the first basis for alphabetization. Nyla E. Dyer who has a surname that starts with D should come first next is Janae Hogue, third is Yoishiko Mcintire, and lastly is Trisha N. Mena.

In alphabetizing these names, which should come THIRD?

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The name that should come third is Gearldine Roth. First is Liz Bedford, second is Renita Bohn, and fourth is Erlinda Shanks.

In alphabetizing these names, which should come SECOND?

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The name that should come second is Donny Jacobson. First is Sheron Barrera, third is Jeni Lance, and fourth is Lona Ridley.

In alphabetizing these names, which should come FIRST?

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The name that should come first is Scott Cardwell. Second is Aracely Johns, third is Margot H. Leger and fourth is Lenny Mccreary.

In alphabetizing these names, which should come THIRD?

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The list can be alphabetized by the last name because they are all different. First is Michelle Mccrtney, second is Mich Mchouston, third is Michaela Mckinley, and fourth is Michael Mcswell.

Choose a word that is spelled correctly.

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The word that that is spelled correctly is "Apparently".

Choose a word that is spelled correctly.

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The word that that is spelled correctly is "Relentlessly".

Choose a word that is spelled correctly.

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The word that that is spelled correctly is "The word that that is spelled correctly is "Serendipity".

Choose a word that is spelled correctly.

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The word that that is spelled correctly is "The word that that is spelled correctly is "Commissionary".

Choose a word that is spelled correctly.

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The word that that is spelled correctly is "The word that that is spelled correctly is "Commemorate".

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