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SAMPLE TEST

Quantitative

Solve these problems and indicate the best of the answer choices given
.
All numbers used are realnumbers
.
1
.
If
= 3 and
= -2, what is the value of
2
+ 3
ab
–
2
?
A
.
5B
.
-13
C.
-4
D.
-20E
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132
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34 is what percent of 80?A
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34%B
.
40%
C.
42.5%
D.
44.5%E
.
52%3
.
Jack and Kevin play in a basketball game
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If the ratio of points scored by Jack to points scored byKevin is 4 to 3, which of the following could NOT be the total number of points scored by the two boys?A
.
7B
.
14
C.
16
D.
28E
.
354
.
Factor the following expression:
2
+
– 12A
. (
– 4) (
+ 4)B
. (
– 2) (
+ 6)
C. (
+ 6) (
– 2)
D. (
– 4) (
+ 3)E
. (
+ 4) (
– 3)5
.
The average of six numbers is 4
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If the average of two of those numbers is 2, what is the average ofthe other four numbers?A
.
5B
.
6
C.
7
D.
8E
.
96
.
What is 20% of
12
/
5
, expressed as a percentage?A
.
48%B
.
65%
C.
72%
D.
76%E
.
84%
7.
Archie’s gas tank is
1
/
3
full
.
If Archie adds 3 gallons of gas to the tank, it will be
½
full
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What is thecapacity in gallons of Archie’s tank?A
.
28B
.
12
C.
20
D.
16E
.
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Qualitative

Sentence correction
These questions present a sentence, all or part of which is underlined
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Beneath each sentence you willfind five ways of phrasing the underlined part
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The first of these repeats the original; the other four aredifferent
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If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the otheranswers. These questions test correctness and effectiveness of expression
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In choosing your answer,follow the requirements of standard written English; that is, pay attention to grammar, choice of words,and sentence construction
.
Choose the answer that produces the most effective sentence; this answershould be clear and exact, without awkwardness, ambiguity, redundancy, or grammatical error
.8. If he stops to consider the ramifications of this decision, it is probable that he will rethink his originaldecision a while longer.
A
.
it is probable that he will rethink his original decision.B
.
he will rethink his original decision over again
.C.
he probably will rethink his original decision.
D.
he will most likely rethink his original decision for a bit.E
.
he probably will rethink his decision a while longer
.
9
.
“When you get older,” she said “you will no doubt understand

what I mean.”A
.
older,” she said “you will no doubtB
.
older” she said “you will no doubt
C.
older,” she said, “you will no doubt
D.
older,” she said “you will notE
.
older”, she said, “you will no doubt10
.
Dr. Anderson strolled past the nurses, examining a bottle of pills.A
.
Dr
.
Anderson strolled past the nurses, examining a bottle of pills.B
.
Dr
.
Anderson strolled past the nurses examining a bottle of pills
.C.
Dr
.
Anderson strolled past, the nurses examining a bottle of pills.
D.
Examining a bottle of pills Dr
.
Anderson strolled past the nurses.E
.
Examining a bottle of pills, Dr
.
Anderson strolled past the nurses.11
.
Stew recipes call for rosemary, parsley, thyme, and these sort of herbs.A
.
for rosemary, parsley, thyme, and these sort of herbs.B
.
for: rosemary; parsley; thyme; and these sort of herbs.
C.
for rosemary, parsley, thyme, and these sorts of herbs.
D.
for rosemary, parsley, thyme, and this sorts of herbs.E
.
for rosemary, parsley, thyme, and these sorts of herb.12
.
Mr
.
King, an individual of considerable influence, created a personal fortune and gave back to thecommunity
.
A
.
an individual of considerable influence, created a personal fortune and gave backB
.
an individual of considerable influence, he created a personal fortune and gave back
C.
an individual of considerable influence created a personal fortune and gave back
D.
an individual of considerable influence, created a personal fortune and gave it backE
.
an individual of considerable influence, created a personal fortune and then he gave it back13
.
She is the person whose opinion matters the most.A
.
She is the person whose opinion matters the most.B
.
She is the person to whom opinion matters the most
.C.
She is the person who matters the most, in my opinion.
D.
She is the person for whom opinion matters the most
.
E
.
She is the person which has her opinion matter the most.

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Read the following passage and answer the seven questions that follow.In the United States, where we have more land than people, it is not at all difficult for persons in goodhealth to make money
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In this comparatively new field there are so many avenues of success open, somany vocations which are not crowded, that any person of either sex who is willing, at least for the timebeing, to engage in any respectable occupation that offers, may find lucrative employment.Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only to set their minds upon it, and adopt theproper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing iseasily done
.
But however easy it may be found to make money, I have no doubt many of my hearers willagree it is the most difficult thing in the world to keep it. The road to wealth is, as Dr. Franklin truly says,"as plain as the road to the mill." It consists simply in expending less than we earn; that seems to be avery simple problem. Mr
.
Micawber, one of those happy creations of the genial Dickens, puts the case ina strong light when he says that to have annual income of twenty pounds per annum, and spend twentypounds and sixpence, is to be the most miserable of men; whereas, to have an income of only twentypounds, and spend but nineteen pounds and sixpence is to be the happiest of mortals
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Many of my readers may say, "we understand this: this is economy, and we know economy is wealth; weknow we can't eat our cake and keep it also." Yet I beg to say that perhaps more cases of failure arisefrom mistakes on this point than almost any other. The fact is, many people think they understandeconomy when they really do not
.
14
.
Which of the following statements best expresses the main idea of the passage?A
.
Getting a job is easier now than it ever has been before.B
.
Earning money is much less difficult than managing it properly
.C.
Dr
.
Franklin advocated getting a job in a mill
.D.
Spending money is the greatest temptation in the world
.
E
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There is no way to predict changes in the economy.15
.
What would this author’s attitude likely be to a person unable to find employment?A
.
descriptiveB
.
conciliatory
C.
ingenuous
D.
incredulousE
.
exculpatory16
.
According to the author, what is more difficult than making money?A
.
getting a jobB
.
traveling to a mill
C.
D.
understanding the economyE
.
managing money17
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Who is the most likely audience for this passage?A
.
economistsB
.
C.
teachers
D.
philanthropistsE
.
children18
.
What is the best definition of
economy
as it is used in this passage?A
.
exchange of money, goods, and servicesB
.
delegation of household affairs
C.
efficient money management
D.
less expensiveE
.
luxurious accommodations