# MCQ in Mathematics Part 2 | Civil Service Exam (CSE)

(Last Updated On: July 8, 2022) This is the Multiple Choice Questions Part 2 of the Series in Mathematics as one of the reviewer for the Civil Service Exam (CSE) for both Professional and Sub-Professional levels. The Mathematics subtest contains questions on topics ranging from basic operations to business math problems. In Preparation for the Civil Service Exam (CSE) make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources.

Overview of the Civil Service Exam (CSE)

CSE is utilized at every level of government—local or national. The objective of the exam is to establish a Register of Eligible (RoE) which will make successful examinees civil service eligible.

Professional Level

The professional level of the civil service exam has 170 multiple-choice questions that need to be completed within 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Here are the topics that may be included in the CSE Professional Level:

• Vocabulary
• Grammar and correct word usage
• Organization of ideas
• Analysis/Synthesis
• Word Analogy
• Data interpretation
• Logic and abstract reasoning
• Numerical reasoning
• General information on the Philippine Constitution, code of conduct, peace and human rights issues, and environmental management

Sub-Professional Level

The sub-professional level of the civil service exam has 165 multiple-choice items that need to be completed within 2 hours and 40 minutes. Familiarize yourself with the following topics:

• Vocabulary
• Grammar and correct word usage
• Organization of ideas
• Analysis/Synthesis
• Clerical Ability
• Spelling
• Numeral reasoning
• General information on the Philippine Constitution, code of conduct, peace and human rights issues, and environmental management

#### Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part 2 of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

26. Which of the following cannot yield an odd number when divided by 10?

a. The sum of two odd integers.

b. The product of a prime number and an odd integer.

c. The product of two odd integers.

d. The sum of three consecutive integers.

Solution:

27. If 8x + 12 = 24, what is the value of 24x + 36?

a. 4

b. 6

c. 8

d. 72

Solution:

28. If a positive integer m is divisible by both 3 and 8, then m must also be divisible by

a. 10

b. 18

c. 24

d. 60

Solution:

29. If positive integers m and n are both odd, which of the following is always true?

a. m + n is even

b. mn is even

c. m – n cannot be odd

d. m + n – 1 is odd

Solution:

30. Find the average temperate change for the 12-day period: 2.6, 3.8, 7.0, 4.5, 4.6, 7.9, 5.0, 8.1, 4.4, 5.3, 6.4, 5.2.

a. 4.8

b. 4.9

c. 5.2

d. 5.4

Solution:

31. Find the set of all odd numbers x satisfying the conditions 5x – 4 ≤ 0 and 3x – 7 ≥ 0.

a. {x | x ≠ 1}

b. {1}

c. {x | x ∈ R}

d. { }

Solution:

32. State the property illustrated: If 8(6) + 4 = 48 + 4 and 48 + 4 = 52, then 8(6) + 4 = 52.

a. distributive property of multiplication over addition

c. associative property

d. transitive property of equality

Solution:

33. If 8 is less than the product of a number and –3 is greater than 7, which of the following could be that number?

a. –6

b. –5

c. 5

d. 6

Solution:

34. The difference between 8 times a number and 17 is 231. Find the number.

a. 31

b. 37

c. 48

d. 1,984

Solution:

35. Four times the perimeter of a parking lot is 16 less than 2,000 meters. What is the perimeter of the lot in meters?

a. 496

b. 504

c. 992

d. 1,008

Solution:

36. The amount of last month’s telephone bill decreased by the product of 3 and 30.00 equals 1,319.50. Find the amount of the bill.

a. 1,229.50

b. 1,289.50

c. 1,310.50

d. 1,409.50

Solution:

37. Eighteen less than seven times the number of sandwiches is 269. How many sandwiches are there?

a. 32

b. 41

c. 44

d. 45

Solution:

38. A house and lot are sold for 14M. The house costs 1.5 times as much as the lot. How much does the lot cost?

a. 5.6M

b. 8.4M

c. 10.5M

d. 21M

Solution:

39. The sale price of a television set is 7,200. The discount rate is 40%. Find its regular price.

a. 4,320

b. 12,000

c. 6,800

d. 10,000

Solution:

40. The lengths of the sides of a triangle can be represented by three consecutive integers. The perimeter of the triangle is 96 cm. Find the length of the longest side of the triangle.

a. 28

b. 32

c. 33

d. 36

Solution:

41. The length of a rectangle is 8 meters more than twice its width. The perimeter is 112 meters. Find its area.

a. 16 m

b. 24 m

c. 28 m2

d. 640 m2

Solution:

42. Paula is twice as old as Queenie. Seven years ago, the sum of their ages was 16. How old is Queenie now?

a. 8

b. 10

c. 16

d. 20

Solution:

43. For what value of x will x be the average of 2, 4x, 6, 8, 10?

a. 4

b. 12

c. 26

d. 39

Solution:

44. How many integers between 197 and 303 are divisible by 4 or 10?

a. 25

b. 26

c. 31

d. 37

Solution:

45. A patient must take his medication every 7 hours starting at 7:00 AM Sunday. On what day will the patient first receive his medication at 8:00 AM?

a. Sunday

b. Wednesday

c. Thursday

d. Tuesday

Solution:

46. Of the 300 grocery shoppers surveyed, 96 did not have a regular day of the week on which they shop. What percentage of the shoppers did not have a regular day of shopping?

a. 32%

b. 48%

c. 64%

d. 96%

Solution:

47. A water container has 100 ml of water in it and is 20% full. How many ml of water can this container hold if it’s full?

a. 200 ml

b. 400 ml

c. 500 ml

d. 800 ml

Solution:

48. How many containers each occupy an area of 2 1/8 square meters can be stored in a 952 square meter warehouse?

a. 358

b. 448

c. 530

d. 630

Solution:

49. A starting salary of a secretary of ABC Company is 15,000 a month. Next year, the starting salary will be raised to 18,000. What is the rate of increase in the starting salary?

a. 3%

b. 20%

c. 25%

d. 30%

Solution:

50. The cost of a square meter commercial lot in a certain municipality five years ago was 12,500. There was a 420% increase in the price in the last five years. What is the current price per square meter of the lot today?

a. 17,500

b. 52,500

c. 19,000

d. 65,000

Solution:

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