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# SYNERGY REVIEW AND TRAINING CENTRE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION

2nd Floor SKL Building, Osmea St., Tagum City FINAL COACHING NUMERICAL PROFICIENCY
PART I 32. 42 is 35% of what number?
a. 96 c. 132 e. 12
ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION, PERCENT, DECIMAL & FRACTION b. 89 d. 83
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
1. Write 3/8% as decimal. Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
b. 0.0375 d. 0.00375 33. One side of triangle is 3 cm longer than the shortest side, and
2. What is 0.05 percent of 6.5? the other side is 4 cm longer than the shortest side. How long is
a. 0.000325 c. 0.325 the shortest side if the perimeter is 67 cm?
b. 0.0325 d. 3.025 a. 20 cm c. 24 cm
3. Write 7.5% as a fraction. b. 23 cm d. 27 cm
a. 3/40 c. 3/400 34. The length of a rectangle is 2 cm less than twice its width. What
b. 3/4 d. 3/4000 is its width in cm, if its perimeter is 50 cm?
4. Find 40% of 60. a. 8 b. 9 c. 16 d. 25
a. 0.24 b. 2.4 c. 24 d. 240 35. A regular octagon has a perimeter of 576 centimeters. What is
5. 54 is 20% of what number? the length of one side?
a. 2.7 b. 270 c. 10.8 d. 108 a. 24 cm d. 66 cm
6. What percent of 60 is 42? b. 48 cm e. None of the choices
a. 0.7% b. 7% c. 70% d. 1.428% c. 72 cm
7. When +13 is added to -15, the sum is: 36. The area of a square is 36 sq. cm. What is the perimeter of the
a. -2 b. 2 c. -18 d. 18 square?
8. When -15 is subtracted from -18, the difference is _____. a. 24 cm c. 30 cm
a. -3 b. 3 c. 33 d. -33 b. 6 cm d. 36 cm
9. When the product of (-4) and (-17) is divided by 2, the quotient 37. A rectangular block of copper, with dimensions 4m x 6m x 9m, is
is _____. melted and recast into a cubical block. Find the length of the
a. -34 b. 34 c. 66 d. -66 slide of the cubical block.
10. If -5x = 17 - 32, the x = _____. a. 9 m c. 4 m
a. 9.8 b. -9.8 c. 3 d. -3 b. 6 m d. 12 m
11. If x + y = 4a and x y = 2b then y = _____. 38. If 2/3 the perimeter of a square is 16, then what is the length of
a. b 2a c. 2a + b one of its sides?
b. a 2b d. 2a b a. 6 b. 8 c. 9 d. 12
12. If 0.37m = 0.0111 then m = _____.
a. 30 b. 0.3 c. 3 d. 0.03 NUMBER SERIES
13. What is the value of x in 5 : x = x : 125? Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
a. 5 b. 15 c. 20 d. 25 answer.
14. If x 3 = y, then (y x)3 = _______. 39. 48, 24, 12, 6, _____
a. 9 b. -27 c. 27 d. 81 a. 5 b. 1 c. 3 d. 4 e. 2
15. What values of x can satisfy the equation (3x+6) (2x-8) = 0? 40. 0, 5, 2, 10, 4, 15, 6, 20, 8, _____
a. -4 and 2 only c. 4 only a. 9 b. 25 c. 10 d. 50 e. 12
b. -2 only d. -2 and 4 only
16. The number is 15 less 7; when added to ten, what will be the 41. 2.7, 8.1, 24.3, 72.9, _____
number? a. 178.2 c. 145.8 e. 98.7
a. 28 b. 18 c. 17 d. 15 b. 291.6 d. 218.7
17. What is -2 + (-3.1) + (-0.02) = ________?
a. -0.512 c. 0.512 e. -5.012 42. 1/12, 1/6, 1/4, 1/3, 5/12, _____
b. 2.012 d. -5.12 a. 1/2 c. 3/4 e. 1/5
18. Write 3/4% as a decimal. b. 7/12 d. 2/6
a. 0.75 c. 0.00075
b. 0.075 d. 0.0075 43. 7, 16, 34, 70, 142, 286, 574, _____
19. What is 12 % of 80? a. 770 c. 930 e. 1,150
a. 32 c. 16 e. 8 b. 820 d. 1,040
b. 4 d. 10
20. What is 60% of 60? 44. 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, _____
a. 1 c. 12 e. 100 a. 64 b. 47 c. 81 d. 72 e. 98
b. 10 d. 36
21. 400 is 500% of what number? 45. 3, 6, 10, 15, 21, 28, 36, _____
a. 2,000 c. 8 e. 80 a. 42 b. 39 c. 72 d. 48 e. 45
b. 20 d. 200
22. What is 0.28 in percent? 46. 4, 5, 8, 7, 12, 9, 16, 11, _____
a. 0.028% c. 2.8% e. 28% a. 20 b. 15 c. 13 d. 22 e. 24
b. 0.208% d. 280%
23. What is 2.3 in percent? 47. 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, _____
a. 0.023% c. 2.3% e. 230% a. 16 b. 6 c. 3 d. 8 e. 5
b. 0.23% d. 203%
24. What is 0.008 in percent? 48. 4, 8, 7, 14, 13, 26, 25, _____
a. 0.8% c. 800% e. 1/800% a. 49 b. 42 c. 48 d. 52 e. 50
b. 8% d. 1/8%
25. What is 6 % in decimal? NUMBER ANALOGY
a. 0.06 c. 0.612 e. 0.655 Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
26. What is 25 % as a fraction? 49. 5 is to 125 as 2 is to _____.
a. 1/25 c. 1/4 e. 1/20 a. 8 c. 12 e. 20
b. 1/5 d. 4/10 b. 4 d. 16
27. What is 75% of 8,408? 50. 104 is to 26 as _____ is to 416.
a. 1,202 d. 6,204 1/3 a. 1,248 c. 104 e. 832
b. 2,102 e.11,210 2/10 b. 1,664 d. 208
c. 6,306 51. 10,212 is to 40,848 as 88 is to _____.
28. 60 is 25% of what number? a. 176 c. 264 e. 352
a. 105 c. 102 e. 240 b. 44 d. 22
b. 150 d. 120 52. 3 is to 1/9 as 2 is to _____.
29. What is 2/3 in percent? a. 1/2 c. 8 e. 1/4
a. 2.33% c. 33 1/3% e. 2/3% b. 1 d. 4
b. 2.2/3% d. 66 2/3% 53. 10,212 is to 40,848 as 88 is to _____.
30. 18 is 10% of what number? a. 22 c. 352 e. 264
a. 0.18 c. 1,800 e. 180 b. 44 d. 176
b. 1.80 d. 18 54. 100 is to 10 as _____ is to 5.
31. What is 50% of 16% of 25? a. 100 c. 25 e. 1
a. 2 c. 49 e. 20 b. 5 d. 125
b. 5 d. 40 55. 1/2 is to 3/4 as _____ is to 333.
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a. 33 c. 222 e. 999 79. If 45 feet of uniform wire weigh 5 kilograms, what is the weight
b. 3 d. 111 of 30 yards of the same wire?
a. 5kg b. 10kg c. 15kg d. 20kg
LARGEST VALUE 80. A shirt marked P560.00 is sold for P392.00. What was the rate
Direction: Select the letter that has the largest value. of discounts?
56. a. P168.00 c. 30%
a. 628 + 881 d. 629 + 881 b. P123.00 d. 70%
b. 622 + 888 e. 626 + 885 81. A truck can carry a load of 8/9 tons. How many trips must the
c. 627 + 885 truck make to deliver 10 2/3 tons of sand?
57. a. 8 b. 9 c. 10 d. 12
a. 0.800 c. 1/8 e. 81% 82. A sales representative earns 5 % commission on all sales
b. 0.8 d. 8/10 between P20,000 and P60,000, and 8 % on all sales over
58. P60,000. What was the commission in a week in which her total
a. 38% c. 3.089 e. 10/3 sales was P80,000?
b. 3.8 d. 38/11 a. P3,600 c. P5,600
59. b. P4,600 d. P6,400
a. 2/7 c. 1/3 e. 26/81 83. A car that cost P1.2 M can be sold for P600,000 after 5 years of
b. 1/10 d. 8/27 use. What will be the yearly depreciation cost?
60. a. P100,000 c. P120,000
a. 9 x 15 c. 11 x 13 e. 13 x 11 b. P12,000 d. P600,000
b. 10 x 14 d. 12 x 12 84. A hand- carved wooden dining set is priced at P69,950. If 20%
discount is given to the customer, how much would he have to
WORD PROBLEM pay for the set?
Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation. a. P53,960 c. P56,960
61. A student buys a book for P175 after receiving a discount of b. P54,960 d. P55,960
12.5%. What was the marked price? 85. If an article priced at P99.80 is subjected to a 10% VAT, what
a. P187.50 c. P225.00 would be the total amount to be paid for the article?
b. P200.00 d. P250.00 a. P89.82 c. P109.80
62. A condo unit was sold for P2.50 M, yielding a 25% profit. For b. P109.78 d. P110. 78
how much would it be sold to yield only a 10 % profit on the 86. Find the cost of 6 dozen eggs at P30.00 per dozen.
cost? a. P186 c. P194
a. P2 M c. P2.5 M b. P190 d. P195
b. P2.25 M d. P2.45 M 87. A lady employee purchased an umbrella for P 180 less 20%.
63. If it takes 16 pipes 10 hours to fill 8 tanks, how long will it take How much should she pay if it is subject to a 5% sales tax?
12 pipes to fill 9 tanks? a. P151.20 c. P160
a. 10 hours c. 13 hours b. P153 d. P165
b. 12 hours d. 15 hours 88. Mr. Veronico Salvacion III is buying a piece of lot at Villa Homes
64. Mr. de Juan borrows P 360, 000. If he pays back P 378, 000 West. The dimension of the rectangular lot is 4 meters by 30
after one year, what is his interest rate? meters at P3,500/sq. meters, what would be the total cost of the
a. 1.5% b. 4.5%c. 5% d. 7.5% lot?
65. If 6 men need P3,600 worth of food for a three day camping a. P308,000 c. P1,470,000
trip, how much will 2 men need for a 15-day trip? b. P105,014 d. P735,000
a. P3,600 c. P5,400 89. How much must a salesman sell in a month to yield him a
b. P4,800 d. P6,000 commission of P12,000, if his rate of commission is 5% on
66. What single discount is equivalent to successive discounts if 5% goods sold?
and 10%? a. P12,000 c. P240,000
a. 10.5% b. 12.5% c. 14.5% d. 15% b. P60,000 d. P24,000
67. How many miles are there in 40 kilometers? 90. How much would Chessa receive from his monthly salary of
a. 25 b. 64 c. 32 d. 60 P8,000 after deducting 2 % for SSS contribution and 5% for
68. In a group of 8,000 applicants for a civil service examination, withholding tax?
1,600 failed to take the first part of the test. What percent of the a. P7,400 c. P7,850
total applicants took the first part of the test b. P7,500 d. P7,950
a. 20% b. 30% c. 40% d. 80% 91. A student had P1,050 in his wallet. He spent P630 for books
69. Mr. Art drives his car at the rate of 60 miles per hour. What is his and school supplies. What part of his money did he spend?
rate in feet per second? a. 2/5 c. 2/3
a. 66 b. 76 c. 86 d. 88 b. 3/5 d. 3/4
70. At Rosa Alvero Street, in Loyola Heights there are 8 town 92. Ms. Mia Miranda saves 18% of her monthly salary of P16,500.
houses and 52 private individual homes. What is the ratio of How much does she save in a year?
town houses to private individual homes? a. P34,460 c. P35,640
a. 2 : 27 c. 1 : 13 b. P35,460 d. P36,640
b. 2 : 13 d. 4 : 13 93. Mrs. Lydia Yu wishes to buy a second hand car, the cash price
71. If a man travels for half an hour at 60 km/hr, and for a quarter of of which is P150,000. Not having ready cash she agrees to pay
an hour for 120 km/hr, what is his average speed? 1/3 down and the balance in 10 monthly installments of P11,000
a. 80 kph c. 100 kph each. What is the total price of the car?
b. 90 kph d. 120 kph a. P160,000 c. P110,000
72. If the ration of boys to girls is 3 : 7, if the class has 40 students, b. P170,000 d. P260,000
how many additional boys are needed to enroll to make the 94. A cross stitch owner buys cross-stitch frame at P12,500 each.
ration 2 : 1? How much should he sell each in order to realize a profit of 3/20
a. 11 b. 22 c. 44 d. 50 more than the buying price?
73. A school has enough oatmeal to feed 15 children in 4 days. If 5 a. P12,750 c. P13,350
more children are added, how many days will the oatmeal last? b. P13,375 d. P14,375
a. 3 b. 12 c. 1 1/3 d. 5 1/3 95. This year ABC Companys profit was P2,440,000. Which is 22%
74. If a car travel 60 km on 12 liters of gasoline, how many liters will more than last years profit? How much was the profit last year?
be needed on a 210 km trip? a. P1,220,000 c. P1,880,000
a. 30 b. 42 c. 45 d. 50 b. P1,900,000 d. P2,000,000
75. A basketball team has won 24 games out of 36 games played. It
has 24 more games to play. How many of these must team win
to make its record 80 % for the season?
a. 12 b. 24 c. 18 d. 18
76. An 8 meter rope is cut so that one part is 3/5 of the other. How
long, in meters, is the shorter segment?
a. 2 b. 3 c. 4 d. 5
77. When the gasoline gauge of an automobile shows 1/8 full, 52.5
liter is needed to completely fill the gasoline tank. What is the
capacity, in liters of the gasoline tank?
a. 48 b. 50 c. 56 d. 60
78. If 7 is added to four times a number, the result is 91. What is the
number?
a. 56 b. 42 c. 32 d. 21
SYNERGY REVIEW AND TRAINING CENTRE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
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ABSTRACT REASONING
Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation.
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PART II

## ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION, PERCENT, DECIMAL & FRACTION

Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
1. In 1 hours, the minute hand of a clock rotates through an
angle of how many degrees?
a. 60 c. 180 e. 540

a. b. c. ? d.
b. 90 d. 360
2. 3/4 of 100 is equal to 5 times what number?
a. 10 d. 5
b. 75 e. none of these
c. 25
3. What is the smallest positive number which, when it is divided
97.
by 3, 4, or 5, will leave a remainder of 2?
a. 42 c. 62 e. 182
b. 22 d. 122
4. Which of the following fractions is the greatest?
a. 1/10 c. 1/0.01
b. 0.1/0.10 d. 1/0.001
5. 27 -3
32 8
a. 2
? b. -2 c. 4 d. -4
a. b. c. d.
6. What is the average of A, B, C?
a. ABC/3 c. 3(A+B+C)
b. (A+B+C)/3 d. ABC/A+B+C
7. Which of the following has the LEAST numerical value?
a. 11/12 c. 5/7 e. 10/11
b. 6/8 d. 3/4
8. 2 is what percent of 5?
a. 25% c. 40% e. 45%
b. 38% d. 35%
9. Which of the following number has the largest numerical value?
a. (4 x 3 x 3) to the 2nd power
b. (3 + 3 + 3) to the 3rd power
c. (3 x 3) to the 3rd power
d. 3 cube + 3 square
e. (3 x 3) square
10. Eight percent of 36 is 72% of what number?
? a. 2.06
b. 2.88
c. 3.24
d. 40
e. 4

## 11. Which of the following has the greatest value?

a. b. c. d. a. 6/10 c. 17/24 e. 7/9
b. 8/12 d. 9/14
12. What number is 35 more than 70?
a. 105 c. 170
b. 135 d. 185
98. 13. When the fractions 2/3, 5/7, 8/11 and 9/13 are arranged in an
ascending order, the result would be?
a. 8/11, 5/7, 9/13, 2/3
b. 5/7, 8/11, 2/3, 9/13
c. 2/3, 8/11, 5/7, 9/13
d. 2/3, 9/13, 5/7, 8/11
14. ADD: 48.63 + 96.28 + 436.45 + 0.2385 = ____?
a. 581.60 d. 581.5986
b. 581.5985 e. 581.59
c. 581.5990

a. b. c.
? d.
15. 15 is 20% of what number?
a. 75 c. 80 e. 72
b. 78 d. 70
16. 7 is 5 percent of what number?
a. 120 c. 145 e. 150
b. 125 d. 140
17. The ratio of two numbers is 5 : 3 and their difference is 20. What
99.
are the numbers?
a. 50, 30 c. 40, 60 e. 50, 70
b. 55, 35 d. 45, 65
18. 3% of 24
a. 0.72 b. 7.2 c. 72 d. 720
19. Find the average of 6.8, 3.5, 9.2, 7.45 and 6.05.
a. 6.0 b. 6.6 c. 66 d. 660
20. Dividing by 0.2 is the same as multiplying by_____.

a. b. c.
? d.
a. 1/2 b. 0.5
21. 0.012 3 = _________.
c. 2 d. 5

a. 0.0004 c. 0.04
b. 0.004 d. 0.4
22. 2.944 0.23 = ________.
a. 0.128 b. 12.8 c. 1.28 d. 128
23. Which of the following best approximates 68/0.17 = _____.
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a. 0.4 b. 4 c. 40 d. 400 a. 20 c. 36 e. 42
24. 5/9 of what number is 435? b. 48 d. 40
a. 288 b. 87 c. 783 d. 29
25. Which of the following equation has the LEAST value? 44. 1.2, 2.4, 3.6, 4.8, 6.0, _____
a. 6 + 3 x 3 d. 2 + 6 x 4 a. 6.8 c. 7.12 e. 8.12
b. 6 x 4 + 3 e. 6 x 3 + 4 b. 8.4 d. 7.2
c. 6 + 4 x 3
26. 3.54 is multiplied by 10 to the fifth power, what should be the 45. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 9, 16, 13, 12, 32, _____
value? a. 15 c. 24 e. 17
a. 3.054 c. 305.40 e. 354,000 b. 64 d. 36
b. 30.54 d. 35,400
27. If the short hand of the clock is at 4, what is the degree of its 46. 27/100, 9/20, 3/4, 5/4, 25/12, _____
angle? a. 50/33 c. 10/24 e. 31/6
a. 90 c. 130 e. 110 b. 125/36 d. 33/16
b. 120 d. 150
28. There are two numbers whose sum is 48. One of the numbers is 47. 2, 6, 12, 36, 72, 216, _____
greater by 6. What are the numbers? a. 512 c. 648 e. 432
a. 23, 24 c. 22, 26 e. 20, 28 b. 324 d. 296
b. 21, 27 d. 23, 26
29. Add: 17 5/8 + 21 = _____. 48. -1, 0, 0, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, _____
a. 38 3/8 c. 39 4/8 e. 36 4/8 a. 27 c. 18 e. 15
b. 39 3/8 d. 38 4/8 b. 29 d. 16
30. 2 of P100 is equal to _____?
a. 6/4 x 100 d. 6/4 + 100 NUMBER ANALOGY
b. 11/4 x 100 e. none of these Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
31. Which of the following fraction is > than 1/3? 49. 16 is to 24 as 10 is to _____.
a. 22/63 c. 4/11 e. 102/103 a. 12 c. 15 e. 25
b. 15/46 d. 33/98 b. 14 d. 20
32. The ratio of two numbers is 16 : 33. The larger number is 264. 50. 5 is to 25 as _____ is to 480.
What is the smaller number? a. 120 c. 96 e. 160
a. 131 c. 129 e. 127 b. 64 d. 240
b. 130 d. 128 51. 2 is to 1/3 as 54 is to _____.
a. 9 c. 18 e. 12
GEOMETRY b. 27 d. 6
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your 52. 125 is to 5 as 64 is to _____.
answer. a. 8 c. 16 e. 4
33. The area of a square piece of land in square meters is b. 32 d. 4096
numerically equal to nine times its perimeter in meters. What is 53. 99 is to 297 as 1 is to _____.
the length of a side of this square piece of land? a. 3 c. 7 e. 11
a. 9 meters d. 81 meters b. 5 d. 9
b. 6 meters e. None of the above 54. -8 is to 64 as -9 is to _____.
c. 36 meters a. 9 c. -3 e. 81
34. What is the measure of the interior angles of a regular b. 3 d. -81
pentagon? 55. 36 is to 72 as 97 is to _____.
a. 60 degrees d. 105 degrees a. 154 c. 174 e. 194
b. 90 degrees e. None of the above b. 164 d. 184
c. 98 degrees
35. A rectangular field has an area of 2, 800 square meters. If its LARGEST VALUE
width is 40 meters, what is its length? Direction: Select the letter that has the largest value.
a. 112 meters d. 20 meters 56.
b. 120 meters e. None of the above a. 11/15 c. 7/12 e. 2/5
c. 70 meters b. 21/30 d. 4/6
36. A regular octagon has a perimeter of 576 centimeters. What is 57.
the length of one side? a. 88.983 c. 82.39 e. 89.78
d. 66 cm. d. 48 cm. b. 89.87 d. 89.299
e. 72 cm. e. None of the above 58.
f. 24 cm. a. 16,671 c. 16,647 e. 16,977
37. How many meters of fencing are needed to enclose an 84 meter b. 16,721 d. 16,770
by 48 meter rectangular garden? 59.
a. 132 m c. 262 m a. 11/16 c. 7/12 e. 16/21
b. 244 m d. 4 032 m2 b. 6/11 d. 8/13
38. How many 1 cm square stickers are needed to cover a photo 60.
box 4 cm long, 3 cm wide and 5 cm high? a. 2/9 c. 2/11 e. 2/13
a. 47 b. 60 c. 88 d. 94 b. 2/7 d. 2/8
NUMBER SERIES WORD PROBLEM
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation.
61. The cost of a square meter commercial lot in a certain
39. 5, 12, 26, 54, 110, _____ municipality five years ago was P12,500. There was a 420%
a. 220 c. 222 e. 212 increase in the price in the last five years. What is the price per
b. 200 d. 210 square meter of that today?
a. P17,500 c. P19,000
40. 324, 216, 144, 96, _____ b. P52,500 d. P65,000
a. 72 c. 64 e. 32 62. Dante recently sold some stocks for which he originally bought
b. 48 d. 56 for P358. If it has increase in value by 116%, how much did he
41. 3.2, 4.4, 5.6, 6.8, 8.0, _____ a. P678.28 c. P773.28
a. 8.10 c. 9.2 e. 9.12 b. P772 d. P778
b. 8.12 d. 9.10 63. Mr. Many Viagras, a real estate broker sold a building for
P175M. How much did he receive if his commission is 5.5% of
42. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, _____ the sale price of the property?
a. 54 c. 50 e. 52 a. P9.5M c. P9.625M
b. 53 d. 51 b. P9.7M d. P180.5M

## 43. 5, 6, 10, 12, 15, 24, 20, _____

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64. If 560 out of 700 examinees passed in the recent Civil Service liter. How much less would a 600-km. trip cost for car Essentia
Exam for Professional level, what percent of the examinees than car Zerux?
passed? a. P250 b. P500 c. P600 d. P750
a. 65% c. 80% 83. What is the average speed in kph of a car travelling 160
b. 72% d. 140% kilometers in 5 hours?
a. 32 b. 40 c. 80 d. 90
65. Mr. Cresse borrows P500,000 from Asian Bank and is charged
P60,000 interest. What percentage of interest did Asian Bank 84. If 4 workers can complete 8 identical jobs in 4 days, how long
charge for the loan? will it take 6 workers to complete 12 such jobs?
a. 8% b. 9% c. 10% d. 12% a. 3 days c. 5 days
b. 4 days d. 6 days
66. A store sells shirts for P1,078 each or 3 for P2,997. How much
would one save by buying 3 shirts at a time instead of 3 shirts, 85. A roll of ribbon 51 yards long is to be divided into 408 equal
one at a time? parts. How many inches is the length of each part?
a. 3.5 b. 4.5 c. 5.5 d. 6.5
a. P237 c. P1,237
86. A water tank is 7/8 full. When 21 liters of water are drawn out,
b. P921 d. P1,921
the tank is 5/8 full. What is the total capacity of the tank in liters?
67. A computer can be rented for P 1 745 a week or P 347.50 a day. a. 63 b. 84 c. 87 d. 93
You need the computer only for 6 days. At which rate (daily or
87. A painter completes 2/9 of a job in 3 days. At these rates, how
weekly), would it be cheaper to rent and by how much cheaper?
many more days will it take him to finish the job?
a. weekly: P340 c. daily: P340
a. 7.5 days c. 10.5 days
b. daily: P240 d. weekly: P240
b. 9.5 days d. 13.5 days
68. A 1.25 kg box of Brand A detergent sells for P87.50. A 1.5 kg 88. A boy spent P320, which was 5/7 of what he had originally. How
box of Brand B detergent sells for P103.20. What is the
much did he have originally?
difference in the price per kg.?
a. P438 c. P476
a. P1.20 c. P1.80 b. P448 d. P576
b. P1.50 d. P2.00 89. How much money can be saved by buying 72 pens at P 90 per
69. A 30 cm. long plastic pipe costs P249. At this rate, what is the dozen than buying them for P7.75 each?
price of the pipe per meter? a. P0.25 c. P12.00
a. P830 c. P747 b. P3.00 d. P18.00
b. P840 d. P749 90. The morning classes in a school begin at 8:05 A.M. and end at
70. A home owner can rent a chain saw from a rental agency at 12:00 noon. There are five class periods of 45 minutes each
P2,700 a day. The brand new of the same saw can be bought with equal intervals between classes. How many minutes are
for P18,900. For how many days could the homeowner rent the there in each interval?
saw before renting would cost more than buying? a. 2 b. 2.5 c. 3 d. 4.5
a. 5 b. 6 c. 7 d. 8 91. Every seat in a bus was taken and 7 people were standing. At
71. Art uses ten 100 watt bulbs in his house. He uses these bulbs at the next stop 15 people got off and 3 got on. How many seats
an average of 5 hours each day. How many KHW do these were empty after this stop if everyone was seated?
bulbs use each day? a. 3 b. 5 c. 7 d. 10
a. 5 b. 10 c. 50 d. 5,000 92. A boy scored 134, 145, and 150 in his first 3 games. What score
72. An electric range uses 12,200 watts per hour and is run an must he make on his next game so that his average for the four
average of 60 hours a year. How many kilowatt-hour is this? games will be 149?
a. 73.2 b. 732 c. 7,320 d. 7.32 a. 163 b. 165 c. 167 d. 170
73. A video cassette movie, purchased for P440 was marked up 93. Mika can type 9 pages in 12 minutes. How many pages can he
25% on the selling price. Later, as retail; prices fell, this movie type in 8 hours at the same rate?
was marked down 20% on the current sale price. Find it new a. 180 b. 360 c. 390 d. 540
sale price. 94. Perla starts cleaning the yard at 10 a.m. and by 11:20 a.m., she
a. P352 b. P440 c. P500 d. P550 has finished 4/5 of it. If she continues working at the same rate,
74. Althea bought these office supplies last week: 1 320 pens @ at what time will she finish cleaning the yard?
P0.125; 1,480 packs paper clips @ P0.625; 1,240 boxes of tape a. 11:10 am c. 11:40 am
@ P0.875; 1,720 boxes of cards @ P0.80. A 5% sales tax is b. 11:20 am d. 11:52 am
added. What was Altheas total bill? 95. A shuttle bus travels 240 kilometers at 60 kph and then returns
a. P173.25 c. P971.25 at 40 kph. What is the average speed in kilometer per hour for
b. P3,551.00 d. P3,728.55 the round trip?
75. The total price of a filing cabinet and a table is P13,100. If the a. 48 b. 49 c. 50 d. 52
price of filing cabinet is P2,500 more than that of the table, how
much is the table? ABSTRACT REASONING
a. P6,300 c. P7,800 e. P5,800 Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation.
b. P5,300 d. P10,600 96.
76. Of the registered voter in Barrio San Juan, 72% are aged 40
and above. If there are 2,400 registered voters, how many of
?
them are 40 and above?
a. 1,308 c. 1,598 e. 1,728
b. 1,438 d. 1,628 a. b. c. d.
77. The lengths of the sides of a subdivision lot shaped like an
isosceles trapezoid lot are 15 m, 28 m, 15 m, 22 m. What is its
area in sq. m.?
a. 330 c. 335 e. 616
b. 420 d. 375
78. How many liters of water must be added to 20 liters of a 20% 97.
salt solution to make it a 12.5% salt solution?

?
a. 12 c. 20 e. 32
b. 8 d. 40
79. A 16-foot by 8-foot rectangular map is reduced so that its width
is 4 decimeters. What is the area of the new map in square a. c.
decimeters?
a. 32 c. 16 e. 4
b. 34 d. 8
80. Eighteen bus loads of 56 students each went to join the
INDEPENDENCE DAY Celebration. One hundred seventy b. d.
four did not go. How many students are there in all?
a. 160 c. 180
b. 1,282 d. 1,182
81. Bebe bowled 3 games and got scores of 139, 153 and 128.
What was the average score for the three games?
a. 130 b. 140 c. 150 d. 160
82. Car Zerux averages 8 km per liter of fuel. Car Essentia
averages 12 km per liter of fuel. If the price of fuel is P10.00 per
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14. Write 0.5 % as decimal.
a. 5 c. 0.05
b. 0.5 d. 0.005
15. What is the value of 6 a2 b3 if a = 2 & b = 3?
9
98. a. 18 b. 24 c. 36 d. 72
16. What is the average of the first 20 positive integers?

? a. 9 b. 9.5 c. 10 d. 10.5
17. How many times does the digit 7 appear in the numbers from 1
to 100?
a. 9 b. 10 c. 19 d. 20
a. b. c. d.
18. The decimal form of 0.56% is _____.
a. 0.0056 c. 0.56
b. 0.056 d. 56
19. The sum of three consecutive integers is 54. Find the smallest
integer.
a. 16 b. 17 c. 9 d. 19

99. 20. If 4 miles = 6.44 km., then 14.49 km. equals how many miles?

12 6 2 a. 7 b. 8
21. 16 + 4 x (7 + 8) 3 = ______.
c. 9 d. 10

a. 117 b. 145 c. 73 d. 65
22. (18 + 17) (12 + 9) (7 x 16) (4 + 2) = _____.
4 4 1 a. 53 b. 63 c. 321 d. 323
23. Which of the following numbers is divisible by 24?
a. 192 b. 268 c. 248 d. 596
a. 4b. 2c. ?
d.
24. Which of the following numbers is prime?
a. 57 b. 87 c. 89 d. 91
25. The difference of 476 and 182 is _____.
a. 654 b. 86632 c. 314 d. 294
26. Evaluate 1 2 3 =
100. 1 2 4 6 100
a. 0.213
1000 10
c. 0.123

?
b. 0.312 d. 0.231
27. Evaluate 1 1 1 =
2 4 8
a. 3/14 c. 3/12
b. 3/16 d. 7/8
a. b. c. d. 28. Seventy-one and twenty-one ten thousandths is written in
standard form as:
a. 71.2100 c. 71.210000
b. 71.0021 d. 71,210
29. 1 5 1 = _____.
PART III 3 6 2
a. 1 2/3 c. 1 1/3
ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION, PERCENT, DECIMAL & FRACTION b. 7/11 d. 3/5
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your 30. 3 1 2 = _____.
2 3
1. For what value of x will x be the average of 2, 4x, 6, 8, 10? a. 1 1/6 c. 6 1/5
a. 4 b. 12 c. 26 d. 39 b. 5 1/6 d. 1 5/6
2. How many integers between 197 and 303 are divisible by 4 or 31. 5 1 2 1 = _____.
10? 2 3
a. 25 b. 26 c. 31 d. 37 a. 2 5/14 c. 6/77
3. 12 is what percent of 300? b. 12 5/6 d. 2 2/3
a. 1% c. 4% e. 3% 32. 2 + 4 = _____.
b. 2% d. 5% 1 1
4. What is 17% of 20? 2 3
a. 1.7 c. 3.6 e. 2.8 a. 1 1/5 c. 15
b. 3.4 d. 2.6 b. 7 1/5 d. 30
5. 27 is 33 1/3% of what number?
a. 3 c. 27 e. 81 GEOMETRY
b. 9 d. 54 Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
6. What is 5% in decimal? answer.
a. 0.005 c. 0.5 e. 50 33. Four times the perimeter of a parking lot is 16 less than 2 000
b. 0.05 d. 5.0 meters. What is the perimeter of the lot?
7. What is 5/8 in percent? a. 496m c. 992m
a. 5.8% c. 58% e. 62.5% b. 504m d. 1,008m
b. 0.58% d. 6.25% 34. The lengths of the sides of a triangle can be represented by
8. What is 37 % in fraction? three consecutive integers. The perimeter of the triangle is 96
a. 37/5 c. 3/8 e. 1/12 cm. Find the length of the longest side of the triangle.
b. 1/8 d. 5/6 a. 28 b. 32 c. 33 d. 36
9. 126 is 3/7 of what number? 35. The length of a rectangle is 8 meters more than twice its width.
a. 54 b. 84 c. 119 d. 294 The perimeter is 112 meters. Find its area.
10. 0.0075 x 1000 = ______. a. 16m c. 28m2
a. 0.075 b. 0.75 c. 7.5 d. 75 b. 24m d. 640m2
11. If 20 is 25% of x + 7, then x = ______. 36. How many containers each occupies an area of 2 1/8 square
a. 73 b. 80 c. 87 d. 93 meters can be stored in a 952 square meter warehouse?
a. 358 b. 448 c. 530 d. 630
12. What is the value of 60 x 31 x 36 x 7?
a. 468,720 c. 468,722 37. How much be cut from the edge of a piece of glass 16 1/8 cm
b. 468,721 d. 468,723 wide, in order for it to fit into an opening 14 cm wide?
a. 2 3/8cm c. 1 3/8cm
13. If the ration a : b is 11 : 9, then a + b is:
b. 1 7/8cm d. 2 5/8cm
a. 9
b. 11 38. The question How many flowers are needed to border a
c. 20 rectangular garden?, involves:
d. cant be determined from the given information a. weight c. volume
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b. perimeter d. area a. 283.59 c. 284.73 e. 238.47
b. 283.74 d. 248.37
NUMBER SERIES
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your WORD PROBLEM
39. 6, 13, 27, 55, 111, _____ 61. A DVD player is on sale at a price of P 2,000. If the discount is
a. 123 c. 223 e. 144 20%, what is the original price of the DVD player?
b. 222 d. 122 a. P 2,500 d. P 2,300
b. P 2,400 e. P 2,450
40. 1, 5, 10, 16, _____ c. P 2,250
a. 25 c. 21 e. 17 62. The Manila Metrostars scored 120 points twice and 105 points
b. 23 d. 19 three times in five games versus Hotdogs. What is Manila
Metrostars average score?
41. 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 16, _____ a. 110 points d. 115 points
a. 14 c. 15 e. 12 b. 117.5 points e. 111 points
b. 16 d. 32 c. 112.5 points
63. Mr. Banay received a commission of P 40,000 for selling real
42. 1/2, 2, 7/12, 5, _____ estate in Sta. Elena worth P 2,000,000. What is the rate of
a. 11/2 c. 4 e. 8 commission?
b. 13/2 d. 9/2 a. 5% c. 4% e. 8%
b. 2% d. 1%
43. 5, 6, 8, 11, 15, 20, _____ 64. Lydia deposited money at a bank at 10% compounded annually.
a. 24 c. 22 e. 26 If her money became P 137,500 at the end of one year, how
b. 28 d. 21 much is his original deposit?
a. P 115,000 d. P 125,000
44. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, _____ b. P 110,000 e. P 130,000
a. 30 c. 28 e. 16 c. P 100,000
b. 17 d. 15 65. Miss Akasya types at a rate of 75 words per minute. At this rate,
how long will it take her to type a manuscript of 3600 words?
45. 8, 24, 72, 216, _____ a. 48 minutes d. 50 minutes
a. 710 c. 536 e. 646 b. 45 minutes e. 60 minutes
b. 864 d. 432 c. 54 minutes
66. A rectangular lot has a perimeter of 140 meters. If the length of
46. 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 18, 15, 21, 27, 20, 28, _____ the lot is 20 meters more than its width, what is its area?
a. 32 c. 36 e. 30 a. 3,200 sq. meters d. 4,075 sq. meters
b. 35 d. 33 b. 2,500 sq. meters e. None of the above
c. 1,125 sq. meters
47. -1/2, 1/4, -1/8, 1/16, _____ 67. The gas tank of Mr. Dais car is 5/8 full. If he used 2/5 of this
a. -1/32 c. -1/16 e. 1/64 amount travelling from his house to his province, what part of
b. 1/32 d. -1/64 the tank has gas?
a. 7/40 c. 7/15 e. 1/2
b. 3/8 d. 7/13
48. 33.3, 55.5, 77.77, 99.9, _____
a. 122.1 c. 101.1 e. 112.1 68. 56 men can build a small building in 20 days. At this rate, how
b. 111.1 d. 121.1 many days can 35 men build a small building?
a. 12 c. 48 e. 24
NUMBER ANALOGY b. 25 d. 32
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your 69. In Rheas garden, there are three roses for every two daisies. If
answer. there is a total of 45 roses and daisies, how many roses are
49. 169 is to 13 as 9 is to ____. there?
a. 81 c. 27 e. 6 a. 15 c. 27 e. 24
b. 3 d. 36 b. 18 d. 21
50. 5% is to 1/20 as ___ is to 1/8. 70. The difference between the squares of two consecutive positive
a. 17.6 % c. 12.5% e. 10% integers is 17. What is the larger number?
b. 18% d. 8% a. 8 c. 11 e. 2
b. 9 d. 7
51. 5 is to 0.2 as ___ is to 0.25.
a. 1 c. 4 e. 8 71. In one day, the robots in a Sta. Rosa factory can make 10 cars.
b. 2 d. 5 Two robots did not function, requiring the rest to make two more
cars a day. How many robots were there originally?
52. 98 is to 490 as 4 is to ___.
a. 32 c. 16 e. 8
a. 16 c. 20 e. 12
b. 24 d. 12
b. 2 d. 8
72. Billy received his pension of P 10,000 on April 1 and spent it for
53. 5 is to 1.25 as 96 is to ___.
his daily needs at a strict budget of 300 pesos a day. On what
a. 24 c. 9.6 e. 18
date will he have P 4,000 left?
b. 32 d. 46
a. April 10 d. April 20
b. April 27 e. April 12
54. 1/5 is to 0.2 as 1/2 is to ___. c. April 15
a. 0.1 c. 0.2 e. 0.12
73. Vince Alex invested \$ 20,000 in a U.S. dollar at a ruralbank at
b. 0.5 d. 0.125
an annual rate of 10%. How much will his investment be after
55. 9 is to 81 as 8 is to ___. two years?
a. 16 c. 48 e. 80 a. \$22,000 d. \$24,400
b. 32 d. 64 b. \$24,200 e. \$22,400
c. \$23,800
LARGEST VALUE
74. The annual budget of a certain department amount to P2billion.
Direction: Select the letter that has the largest value.
From this amount, the budgets of the three bureaus are in the
56. ratio 5:3:2. How much does the bureau with the smallest budget
a. 5,855 c. 5,558 e. 5,588 receive?
b. 5,585 d. 5,555 a. P400 million d. P1 billion
57. b. P600 million e. P800 million
a. 2,910 c. 2,907 e. 2,905 c. P200 million
b. 2,880 d. 2,898 75. The sum of two integers is 74. If their difference is 26, what is
58. the bigger number?
a. 83/9 c. 71/7 e. 99/11 a. 24 c. 48 e. 50
b. 28/3 d. 19/2 b. 38 d. 46
59. 76. Angelina spent 30% of his allowance on snacks, 40% on a book
a. 65/88 c. 43/60 e. 73/100 and had 45 pesos left. How much is her allowance?
b. 3/4 d. 29/36 a. P150 c. P120 e. P100
60. b. P180 d. P200
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77. Pipe A can fill swimming pool in three hours while Pipe B can fill 95. Mrs. Binags collection totaled P 23, 680. If he averaged P 1,
same pool in two hours. If pipe A and Pipe B are both open, how 480 per day, in how many days did he amass she amass her
long they will fill the swimming pool? given collection?
a. 1 hour d. 5 hours a. 16 c. 14 e. 20
b. 72 minutes e. None of the above b. 18 d. 12
c. 2.5 hours
78. Alonzo walks from, his house to his office at a rate of six ABSTRACT REASONING
kilometers per hour. If it takes him 20 minutes for his trip, how Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation.
far is it from his house to his office? 96.
a. 1 km. c. 2 kms. e. 3 kms.
1 1 3 1 3 5
b. 1.5 kms. d. 2.5 kms.
79. An office canteen needs X kilos of rice for each customer a
month. If there are Y customers in the canteen, for how many
2 2 4 2 4 ?
months will Z kilos of rice last? a. b. c. d.
a. Y/XZ c. XYZ e. XZ/Y
b. XY/Z d. Z/XY 1 3 5 1 3 5 1 3 5 1 3 5 7
80. Mr. Francisco bought garments at Divisoria for P 22,000. If he
sold them all and grossed P 29, 700, how much profit did he 2 4 2 4 6 2 4 8 2 4 6 8
make?
a. 35% c. 15% e. 20% 97.
b. 25% d. 30%
81. Breannas Construction machines depreciate at a rate of 10% a 1 4 9 ?
year? How much will the value of P 200,000 worth of machines
be after three years?
a. P140,000 d. P145,800
a. b. c. d.
b. P110,000 e. P167,600
c. P170,000
82. A right triangle has acute angles whose measures are in a ratio
7 14 25 16
4:1. How many degrees isa thew smaller angle?
a. 20 c. 18 e. 10
98.
b. 36 d. 9
83. The population of San Roque City in 2006 is 350,000 but
decrease by 25% in 2007. In 2008, however, the population was ?
restored to 350,000. What is the percent increase of population
of San Roque City from 2007 to 2008?
a. 28 1/16% c. 25% e. 33 1/3% a. b. c. d.
b. 30% d. 20%
84. A budget of P 256,000 was divided equally among 16 offices.
How much was the share for each office?
a. P16,000 c. P8,000 e. P24,000 99.
b. P32,000 d. P20,000
85. Mr. Diaz purchased an air conditioner for a discounted price of P
10, 200. If he got a 15% discount, what was the original price? ?
a. P10,800 c. P11,800 e. P12,400
b. P11,600 d. P12,000
86. In a basketball game in Los Angeles, the Lakers beat the a. b. c. d.
Clippers by just one point. If the total score of the two teams is
199, how much did the clippers score?
a. 101 c. 90 e. 99
b. 95 d. 100
87. During Holy Week, 25% of the office workers went out of town, 100.
3/5 stayed at home while the rest, numbering nine, had to work
overtime. How many total office workers are there?
a. 100 c. 50 e. 80 ?
b. 90 d. 60
88. A square lot has an area of 729 square meters. How many
square meters is each side? a. b. c. d.
a. 31 c. 23 e. 27
b. 33 d. 29
89. Diver Mia Mari received scores of 9.8, 9.9, 10, 10, 9.9 and 10. If
the lowest and highest scores are disregarded, what is her
average?
a. 9.92 c. 9.88 e. 9.95 PART IV
b. 9.93 d. 9.98
90. If there are 51 pesos to a dollar, how many dollars are there in ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION, PERCENT, DECIMAL & FRACTION
867 pesos? Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
a. 17 c. 15 e. 21 answer.
b. 13 d. 19 101. Find the sum: 299 + 943 + 398 + 101 = ___.
91. Mr. Charing sold a plasma TV for P 42,500, a washing machine a. a. 1,531 c. 1,741
for P 4,700 and a DVD player for P 4,800. If he gets a 10% b. b. 1,641 d. 122,222
commission from sales, how much did he earn? 102. If 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 + 10 = 55 then
a. P4,800 c. P5,200 e. P5,000 11 + 12 + 13 + 14 + 15 + 16 + 17 + 18 + 19 + 20 = _______.
b. P4,900 d. P5,100 a. 65 b. 155 c. 125 d. 550
92. If it takes Mr. Baltazar three and half hours to negotiate a 103. If 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 + 10 = 55 then
distance of 297.5 kilometers, what is his average speed? 101 + 102 + 103 + 104 + 105 + 106 + 107 + 108 + 109 + 110 =
a. 87 kph c. 85 kph e. 91 kph ______.
b. 93 kph d. 89 kph a. 1,055 c. 1,075
93. The ratio of men to women in the national pool of athletes is b. 1,065 d. 5,500
15:7. If there are 72 more men than women, how many athletes 104. Evaluate:{16 (24 8) + 22 x 8 8} = ___.
are there in the national pool? a. 40 b. 48 c. 64 d. 168
a. 1,920 c. 1,080 e. 120 105. If 23 + 28 + 37 + x + 53 = 168 and 23 + 28 + 40 + y + 50 =
b. 198 d. 192 120. Find the value of x y?
94. There are three children in the Santos family, two of them twins. a. 36 b. 48 c. 56 d. 64
The sum of the ages of the children is 42 and the twins are 3 106. Find the product: 800 x 125 = _____.
years older than Tricia, the youngest. How old is Patricia? a. 925 c. 10,000
a. 14 c. 15 e. 16 b. 1,000 d. 100,000
b. 12 d. 13
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107. Find the quotient: 8 000 125 = _____. 133. The perimeter of a square of land is 1040 meters. What is
a. 48 b. 64 c. 80 d. 88 the length of its side?
108. What is the remainder when 192,888 is divided by 8? a. 520 meters d. 320 meters
a. 0 b. 4 c. 8 d. 24,111 b. 160 meters e. None of the above
109. Rounding 299,943 to the nearest thousand the result is: c. 260 meters
a. 299,940 c. 299,900 134. A circle has a diameter of 8.5 cm. What is its radius?
b. 299,000 d. 300,000 a. 4.25 cm d. 17 cm
110. 398.101 is read as: b. 3.75 cm e. None of the above
a. three hundred ninety eight, one hundred one c. 12.5 cm
b. three hundred ninety eight and one hundred one 135. The length of a rectangular field is 260 meters and its width
c. three hundred ninety eight and one hundred one is 50 meters. What is its area?
hundredths a. 310 sq. meters
d. three hundred ninety eight and one hundred one b. 620 sq. meters
thousandths c. 5,800 sq. meters
111. 16 is what percent of 80? d. 1,300 sq. meters
a. 4 % c. 20% e. 50% e. None of the above
b. 16% d. 40% 136. The perimeter of a square is 88 centimeters. What is its
112. What is 8% of 150? area?
a. 15 c. 12 e. 24 a. 7,744 sq. centimeters
b. 16 d. 25 b. 484 sq. centimeters
c. 22 sq. centimeters
113. 15 is 75% of what number?
d. 156 sq. centimeters
a. 20 c. 25 e. 30
e. None of the above
b. 24 d. 45
137. The diagonal of a rectangle is 13 meters while one side is
114. What is 72% in decimal?
12 meters. What is its area?
a. 0.72 c. 72.0 e. 7,200
a. 60 sq. meters
b. 7.2 d. 720
b. 2,530 sq. meters
115. What is 2,005 in percent? c. 50 sq. meters
a. 0.2005%c. 200.5% e. 20.050% d. 156 sq. meters
b. 20.05% d. 2005% e. None of the above
116. 27,499 round to the nearest hundred is ________. 138. A right triangle has legs of 20 and 15 cm. What is the length
a. 27,400 c. 27,000 of its hypotenuse?
b. 27,500 d. 28,000 a. 45 inches d. 25 inches
117. Twenty-four weeks is how many days? b. 30 inches e. None of the above
a. 140 b. 168 c. 176 d. 196 c. 35 inches
118. Five hundred ninety-five days is how many weeks?
a. 119 b. 95 c. 85 d. 75 NUMBER SERIES
119. Simplify: 33 % of 48 + 12 % of 96 44 4/9% of 27 = Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
a. 12 b. 16 c. 24 d. 48 139. 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 12, _____
120. Reduce 231 to its lowest terms. a. 12 c. 14 e. 16
1,001 b. 13 d. 15
a. _7_ b. _3_ c. _3_ d. 17_
11 31 13 13 140. 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, _____
121. Which of the following is true? a. 24 c. 25 e. 26
b. 23 d. 27
a. - 16 > 8 c. 54 - 8 8 - 54
b. 8 = 1 d. _9_ = _1_ 141. 1, 1, 2, 5, 8, 13, _____
64 4 117 17 a. 19 c. 21 e. 23
122. Find the value of x: b. 20 d. 22
x = [3 (72) + 5(35)]
a. 27 b. 36 c. 45 d. 52 142. 1, 3, 6, 8, _____
123. What is 25% of 228? a. 10 c. 14 e. 18
a. 52 b. 57 c. 54 d. 912 b. 12 d. 16
124. The difference between 8 times a number and 17 is 231.
Find the number. 143. 5, 8, 9, 12, 13, _____
a. 31 b. 37 c. 48 d. 1,984 a. 12 c. 14 e. 16
125. 168 is what percent of 672? b. 13 d. 15
a. 25% b. 50% c. 400% d. 80%
126. Evaluate: 123 x 0.1 + 123 x 0.01 + 123 x 0.001 = _____. 144. 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, _____
a. 13.653 c. 1,356.3 a. 256 c. 128 e. 192
b. 135.53 d. 13 563 b. 144 d. 104
127. Find 3 of 16 = ______.
a. 7 b. 16 c. 39 d. 52 145. 7, 17, 37, 77, 157, _____
128. Evaluate: 1 + + + = ______. a. 177 c. 277 e. 317
a. 1 3/16 c. 1 5/8 b. 237 d. 297
b. 1 3/8 d. 1 7/8
129. Find the value of x in the equation 3x + 7 = 28. 146. 4, 8, 9, 18, 19, 38, 39, _____
a. { 7 } c. { + 7 } a. 68 c. 40 e. 80
b. {- 7 } d. { 4 } b. 78 d. 41
130. Which of the following has the greatest value?
a. ___8____ c. ___1____ 147. 1, 2, 3, 2, 3, 4, 3, 4, 5, 4, 5, 6, ____
(62)(82) (63)(82) a. 4 c. 6 e. 8
b. __16___ d. __ 168___ b. 5 d. 7
(62)(82) (64)(83)
131. Which of the following cannot yield an odd integer when 148. 1, 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000, _____
divided by 10? a. 1,000 d. 1,000,000
a. The sum of two odd integers b. 10,000 e. 10,000,000
b. The product of a prime number and an odd integer c. 100,000
c. The product of two odd integers
d. The sum of three consecutive integers NUMBER ANALOGY
132. If 8x + 12 = 24, what is the value of 24x + 26? Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your
a. 46 b. 74 c. 10 d. 62 answer.
149. 2 is to 8 as 7 is _____.
GEOMETRY a. 3.5 c. 14 e. 10.5
Direction: For each item, select the letter that corresponds to your b. 21 d. 28
answer. 150. 3 is to 2 as 9 is to _____.
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2nd Floor SKL Building, Osmea St., Tagum City FINAL COACHING NUMERICAL PROFICIENCY
a. 3 c. 6 e. 27 70. In department, 45% of the employees are women. If there are
b. 8 d. 18 220 men in the department, how many employees are there?
151. 5 is to 25 as 7 is to _____. a. 400 c. 330 e. 360
a. 14 c. 28 e. 49 b. 500 d. 430
b. 77 d. 70 71. Three mangoes and a banana cost 65 pesos while one mango
152. 3 is to 0.6 as 10 is to _____. and three bananas cost 35 pesos. How much does two
a. 20 c. 2 e. 0.5 mangoes and two bananas cost?
b. 5 d. 1/10 a. P50.00 c. P52.50 e. P51.80
153. 9 is to 27 as _____ is to 12. b. P48.50 d. P54.00
a. 4 c. 24 e. 144 72. It takes Michael 35 minutes to go to his school. If he doubles his
b. 8 d. 36 speed, how long will his trip take?
154. 8 is to 12 as _____ is to 3. a. 17.5 minutes
a. 3.5 c. 4.5 e. 2 b. 25 minutes
b. 2.2 d. 4 c. 1 hour and 10 minutes
155. 7 is to VII as ___ is to XIX. d. 90 minutes
a. 21 c. 18 e. 99 e. 70 minutes
b. 19 d. 88 73. A conductor earns 320 pesos for every three trips he makes.
How much does he earn if he makes 12 trips?
LARGEST VALUE a. P2,560 c. P1,280 e. P2,120
Direction: Select the letter that has the largest value. b. P3,840 d. P640
56. 74. Jean is three times as old as Dave. If Dave is 32 years younger
a. 1/5 c. 1/3 e. 1/10 than Jean, what is the sum of their ages?
b. 1/2 d. 1/6 a. 32 c. 16 e. 96
57. b. 64 d. 48
a. 0.047 c. 0.0710 e. 0.00999 75. It took Earl 35 minutes to drive from her house to his office 20
b. 0.06 d. 0.02165 kilometers away. In the return trip, he took just 25 minutes. What
58. is his average speed?
a. 3/4 c. 5/6 e. 7/8 a. 20 kph c. 30 kph e. 50 kph
b. 4/5 d. 6/7 b. 10 kph d. 40 kph
59. 76. Successive discounts of 10% and 30% are equivalent to what
a. 9/20 c. 29/40 e. 49/60 single discount?
b. 19/30 d. 39/50 a. 37% d. 35%
60. b. 40% e. None of the above
a. 4/9 c. 1/2 e. 99/199 c. 30%
b. 16/31 d. 16/33 77. Ria Valce wants to divide a wooden log 7 meters long into six
equal parts using a terrorblade. How long will each division be?
WORD PROBLEM a. 1 1/2 meters d. 1 1/6 meters
Direction: Select the best answer for each given situation. b. 1 1/4 meters e. 1 1/3 meters
61. A dozen eggs cost 63 pesos. How much do seven eggs cost? c. 1 1/8 meters
a. P38.25 d. P40.50 78. Gail got scores of 12, 20, 16 and 17 in her first four quizzes.
b. P36.75 e. None of the above What score must she get in the next quiz to have an average of
c. P42.00 17 in the five quizzes?
62. The sum of two integers is 63. If one of the integers is three a. 18 c. 17 e. None of the above
more than twice the other, what are the two integers? b. 20 d. 19
a. 19 and 44 d. 17 and 46 79. Together, Dennis, Rey and Luis earn 72,000 pesos a month. If
b. 42 and 21 e. 18 and 45 Dennis earns 6,000 pesaos more than Rey and 9,000 pesos
c. 43 and 20 more than Luis, how much does Dennis earn?
63. Mr. Gil Bates owns 3/8 of Macrohard. After selling 1/3 of his a. 29,000 c. 21,000 e. 24,000
share, how much of Macrohard does Mr. Gil Bates still own? b. 26,000 d. 23,000
a. 5/16 c. 7/16 e. 1/4 80. I have ten coins made up of 5-peso and 10-peso coins. If these
b. 2/9 d. 5/8 ten coins are worth 70 pesos, how many more 5-peso coins
64. Mrs. Fely was able to purchase a digital camera set that would than 10-peso coins do I have?
cost him P 17,800. This amount represents the downpayment a. 1 c. 3 e. 5
and six monthly installments of P1,800. How much is his b. 2 d. 4
downpayment? 81. The amount of last year months telephone bill, decreased by
a. P6,000 d. P10,000 the product of 3 and p 30.00 equals P1,319.50.
b. P7,000 e. None of the above a. P1,229.50 c. P1,310.50
c. P9,000 b. P1,289.50 d. P1,409.50
65. Mr. Boy and Mr. Gerry together have P 200,000. If Mr. Boy has 82. Eighteen less than seven times the number of sandwiches is
P 120,000, how much more money does he have than Mr. 269. How many sandwiches are there?
Gerry? a. 32 b. 41 c. 44 d. 45
a. P16,000 d. P40,000 83. A house and lot are sold for P 14 M. The house costs 1.5 times
b. P10,000 e. P30,000 as much as the lot. How much does the lot costs?
c. P20,000 a. P5.6 M c. P10.5 M
66. The ratio of the salary of Jose to that Joey is 5.4. If Joey b. P8.4 M d. P21 M
receives P 10,000, how much is Joses salary? 84. The sale price of a television set is P 7 200. The discount rate is
a. P12,000 d. P7,500 40%. Find its regular price.
b. P12,500 e. None of the above a. P4,320 c. P6,800
c. P8,000 b. P12,000 d. P10,000
67. Rico spent of his money on a pair of socks, 1/5 of it on a 85. Paula is twice as old as Queenie. Seven years ago the sum of
magazine and P 50 on a snack. If he had P 82 left, how much their ages was 16. How old is Queenie now?
money did he start with? a. 8 b. 10 c. 16 d. 20
a. P200 c. P240 e. P360 86. A patient must take his medication every 7 hours starting at 7:00
b. P320 d. P280 A.M., Sunday. On what day will the patient first receive his
68. Miss Venus receives a 2% commission for every car she sells. If medication at 8 A.M.?
she gets a total commission of a. Sunday c. Thursday
P 128, 000 what is her total sales? b. Wednesday d. Tuesday
a. P25,600,000 d. P5,400,000 87. Of the 3000 grocery shoppers surveyed, 96 did not have a
b. P2, 560,000 e. None of the above regular day of the week on which they shop. What percentage
c. P7,200.000 of the shoppers did not have a regular day of shopping?
69. Mary has a long strip of cloth that is 9 decimeters long. If she a. 32% c. 64%
cuts it into three equal parts, how long would each piece be? b. 48% d. 96%
a. 4 decimeters d. 3 decimeters 88. A water container has 100 ml of water in it and is 20% full. How
b. 4 decimeters e. 2 decimeters many ml of water can this container hold if it is full?
c. 3 decimeters a. 200 ml c. 500 ml
b. 400 ml d. 800 ml
SYNERGY REVIEW AND TRAINING CENTRE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
2nd Floor SKL Building, Osmea St., Tagum City FINAL COACHING NUMERICAL PROFICIENCY
89. A starting salary of a secretary at ABC Computer Specialists is P
15 000 a month. Next year the starting salary will be raised to P
18 000. What is the rate of increase in the starting salary?
a. 3% b. 20% c. 25% d. 30%
90. Last month a store manager decided to decrease the prices of
all items by 10%. This month he increased the prices by 10%.
What would be the price for a pair of pants that had cost P 750
before prices were decreased last month?
a. P742.50 c. P675.000
b. P750.00 d. P825.00
91. When the original price of an item is increased by a certain rate,
the increased price is P 3 100. When the original price is
decreased by the same rate, the decreased price is P1 900.
What is the original price of this item?
a. P1,200 c. P2,500
b. P200 d. P2,800
92. How much one has to invest in corporate bonds paying 9.6% in
order to earn an income of P12,000 per month?
a. P11,520 c. P125,000
b. P23,040 d. P250,000
93. A race car travelled for 2 1/2 hours with an average speed of
132 5/8 km per hour. Find the distance it covered.
a. 264 5/16km c. 330 5/16km
b. 331 9/16km d. 135 1/8km
94. If the weight of a 241-kg freight car increases 3 1/8 times when
a. 750 3/8kg c. 720 5/8kg
b. 824 3/8kg d. 753 1/8kg
95. How many liters will remain in a 1000-liter storage tank if 8.2%
of the liquid has evaporated due to excessive heat?
a. 918 c. 999.18
b. 991.8 d. 998

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