1. Directions to Solve
In each series, look for the degree and direction of change between the numbers. In other words, do the numbers increase or decrease, and by how much:
Look at this series: 8, 22, 8, 28, 8, ... What number should come next?
2.Directions to Solve
Each question has an underlined word followed by four answer choices. You will choose the word that is a necessary part of the underlined word.
A. cactus B.arid
3. Read each definition and all four choices carefully, and find the answer that provides the best example of the given definition.
A Tiebreaker is an additional contest or period of play designed to establish a winner among tied contestants. Which situation below is the best example of a Tiebreaker?
A. At halftime, the score is tied at 28.
B. Mary and Megan have each scored three goals in the game.
C. The referee tosses a coin to decide which team will have possession of the ball first.
D. The Sharks and the Bears each finished with 14 points, and they are now battling it out in a five-minute overtime.
4.Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.
=> Blueberries cost less than raspberries.
=> Raspberries cost more than strawberries and blueberries.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
5.Statement: It is desirable to put the child in school at the age of 5 or so.
At that age the child reaches appropriate level of development and is ready to learn.
The schools do not admit children after six years of age.
A. Only assumption I is implicit
B. Only assumption II is implicit
C. Either I or II is implicit
D. Neither I nor II is implicit
E. Both I and II are implicit
6. Each of the following questions contains a small paragraph followed by a question on it.Read each paragraph carefully and answer the question given below it:
The school has always been the most important means of transferring the wealth of tradition form one generation to the next. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times for, through the modern development of economy, the family as bearer of tradition and education has become weakened.
This passage best supports the statement that for transferring the wealth of tradition from one generation to the next -
A. There are means other than the school.
B.Several different sources must be tried.
C. Economic development plays a crucial role
D. Modern technology must be put to use.
E. Family, as ever, is the most potent means.
7. In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
=> Some kings are queens.
=> All queens are beautiful.
1. All kings are beautiful.
2. All queens are kings.
A. Only conclusion I follows
B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow
8. In these series, you will be looking at both the letter pattern and the number pattern. Fill the blank in the middle of the series or end of the series.
=>B2CD, _____, BCD4, B5CD, BC6D
A. B2C2D B. BC3D
C. B2C3D D. BCD7
9.A good way to figure out the relationship in a given question is to make up a sentence that describes the relationship between the first two words. Then, try to use the same sentence to find out which of the answer choices completes the same relationship with the third word.
=>Marathon is to race as hibernation is to:
A. winter B. bear
C. dream D. sleep
10. Each question presents a situation and asks you to make a judgment regarding that particular circumstance. Choose an answer based on given information.
Dr. Miller has a busy pediatric dentistry practice and she needs a skilled, reliable hygienist to keep things running smoothly. The last two people she hired were recommended by top dentists in the area, but they each lasted less than one month. She is now in desperate need of a hygienist who can competently handle the specific challenges of her practice. Which one of the following candidates should Dr. Miller consider most seriously?
A. Marilyn has been a hygienist for fifteen years, and her current employer, who is about to retire, says she is the best in the business. The clientele she has worked with consists of some of the wealthiest and most powerful citizens in the county.
B. Lindy recently graduated at the top of her class from one of the best dental hygiene programs in the state. Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, Lindy spent two years working in a day care center.
C. James has worked as a dental hygienist for three years in a public health clinic. He is very interested in securing a position in a private dental office.
D. Kathy is an experienced and highly recommended dental hygienist who is also finishing up a degree in early childhood education, which she hopes will get her a job as a preschool teacher. She is eager to find a job in a pediatric practice, since she has always wanted to work with children.