# Math Philippine Civil Service Exam Questions 2016

Here are the most common civil service questions in the math part of the exam in 2016. Always remember that in * Math*, your enemy is time, not the problems themselves. Manage your time well and do not calculate more that 1 minutes and 30 seconds. If it takes so, move on to the next question instead and re-track it later. You can’t bring a calculator either so practice your mental calculations instead. Good luck and the answer key is HERE and also Below the questions.

1. 6/8 + 2 ½ + 4/12 is also the same as?

- ½ + 2.5 + ¼
- ½ + 5/2 + 1/6
- ¾ + 2.5 + 1/6
- ¾ + 5/2 + 1/3

2. What is the Least Common Denominator of 1/8, ¾, and 1/16?

- 4
- 8
- 16
- 2

3. What is the Greatest Common Factor of 36 and 54?

- 6
- 12
- 18
- 9

4. What is the sum of ½ + 8/4 + 6/12 ?

- 15/12
- 3/12
- 3
- 3 1/12

5. 3/9 x 2/3 = ____

- 6/27
- 2/9
- 9/18
- 1/9

6. ¾ ÷ 1/8 = ____

- 8
- 4
- 12
- 6

7. What is the decimal form of ¾ %?

- .0075
- .075
- .75
- .00075

8. Convert 3.4% as a fraction.

- 34/100
- .34/100
- 3.4/1000
- 3.4/100

9. What is ¼ in decimal?

- .025
- .25
- 2.5
- .0025

10. What is the ratio of ½ to 2/5?

- 3:4
- 5:4
- 1:3
- 2:5

11. 2.12 is multiplied by 10 to the sixth power is?

- 212.000
- 2,120,000
- 212,000
- 21,200

12. 25 is multiplied by 10 to the fifth power is?

- 2,500,000
- 250,000
- 25,000
- .000025

13. Find the value of x in the equation: 5x + 25 =10

- 5
- 3
- -3
- -5

14. If x=8, find the value of y in the equation: 4x – 2y = 28.

- -4
- -2
- 4
- 2

15. Find the value of x if y= 8 in the equation: 2x + 4y = 50

- 9
- 8
- 10
- 4

**Problem Solving / Word Problems:**

16. Kit is twice as old as his friend Sam. Sam is 5 years older than Cara. In 5 years, Kit will be three times as old as Cara. How old is Sam?

- 2 years old
- 3 years old
- 4 years old
- 5 years old

17. James’s dad is 5 times older than James and James is twice as old as his sister Sara. In two years, the sum of their ages will be 58. How old is James now?

- 6 years old
- 7 years old
- 8 years old
- 9 years old

18. Cathy scored 85, 87, 90, 95, and 100 in her Math exams. What will be her average grade in Math from this period?

- 91.40
- 91.50
- 92
- 93.50

19. Letty left home and drove at the rate of 50 miles per hour for 2 hours. She stopped for lunch then drove for another 4 hours at 65 mph to reach Los Angeles. How many miles did Letty drive to reach LA?

- 115 miles
- 360 miles
- 310 miles
- 100 miles

20. Michelle went to SM for the 3-day sale. She bought a new pair of shoes and paid only P2,450 discounted for 20% off. What was the original price of the shoes?

- P3,062.50
- P3,260.50
- P3,620.50
- P3,026.50

21. 2187, 729, 243, 81, 27, 9, ____?

- 6
- 3
- 4
- 2

22. 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, ___ ?

- 72
- 75
- 81
- 90

23. 13 -21 34 -55 89 ___?

- -95
- 104
- -123
- -144

24. AZ CX EV GT ____?

- IR KP
- IR KQ
- IS KQ
- IS KP

25. A5 D25 G125 J625 M3125 ____?

- P15525
- P15625
- O15525
- O15625

26. What is -25 + 16?

- 9
- -9
- -41
- 41

27. What is 107 – (-17) ?

- -90
- 90
- 124
- -124

28. (-9) (-22) = ____?

- 198
- -198
- 31
- -31

29. (21) (-4) + (8) (-2) = ____?

- -100
- 100
- -23
- 23

30. (-560) ÷ 7 = ___?

- -80
- 80
- -553
- 553

Here is the Answer Key link and Good luck guys!

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