CSE: Verbal Ability Part 7

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 7 of Verbal Ability. In preparation for the Civil Service Exam, practice, and familiarize every question we have, it might be included in the actual examination. Good luck.

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Verbal Ability Part 7

1.

A. This condition has been brought about by many factors which include industrial plants belching out smoke, emissions from vehicles, and improperly burned fuel in private residences.

B. And if conditions, warrant, all traffic may be halted, the burning of trash may be forbidden and in extreme cases, factories may be shut down.

C. Air pollution is becoming a serious problem throughout the world.

D. Warning is also given to the public when pollution becomes a real menace to health.

E. To counteract such factors, state health departments now measure the amount of pollution in the air as well as the kind of pollutants.

1. CAEDB

2. CBADE

3. CEADB

4, CAEBD

5. CABDE

Answer: 1

2.

A. The only way to have a true friend to be one yourself.

B. Likewise, sacrifices need to be made to maintain and strengthen friendships, but few human pursuits make sacrifices a pleasure.

C. This is not easy to do because a friend must have the qualities to the best physician, the best nurse, and the best parent.

D. However, making sacrifices is one way by which one reach spiritual nobility.

E. As one humanitarian said, “An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.”

1. ACBDE

2. AEDBC

3. ABDCE

4. EDBCA

5. EABCD

Answer: 1

3.

A. This is so because what people construct nature can destroy.

B. Half of the destinies of nations depend upon people.

C. On the other hand, what nature destroys people can reconstruct.

D. The other half depends upon the disposition of nature.

E. In the final analysis, however, the fate of human civilization is dictated by the directions that natural phenomena take.

1. BCDEA

2. BEADC

3. BACDE

4. BDACE

5. BAECD

Answer: 4

4.

A. Habits are built up slowly, but once established, they are difficult to break.

B. A person of bad habits cannot be said to have a good character.

C. Character, either good or bad, is a matter of habit

D. Any action that is performed regularly becomes a habit; that is, done without conscious effort.

E. On the other hand, a person who performs repeated good actions performs good habits and, therefore, buildup a good character.

1. BEADC

2. AECDB

3. ABDEC

4. CDBEA

5. DABEC

Answer: 4

5.

A. Advance warning, however, can do a great deal in reducing oppositions.

B. How changes are introduces affect their acceptance by employee.

C. To illustrate, sudden change will inevitably met with great employee resistance.

D. It also gives a person time to adjust to the new framework and to the personal and domestic changes that go along with it.

E. Imposed alterations can be lead to dissatisfaction, absenteeism, and inefficiency.

1. ACEBD

2. AECDB

3. BACED

4. BCEAD

5. ACBAD

Answer: 4

6.

A. But most poignant of all perhaps is the loneliness of the aged individual who feels useless and unwanted.

B. Then, there is the loneliness of teenagers, more prevalent these days than ever before, who feel misunderstood and alienated from their elders.

C. Further on, there is the loneliness within the marriage bond where many spouses feel estranged from their partners even while living together in the most intimate relationship.

D. Loneliness strikes without regard for age, place, or condition.

E. For instance, there is the loneliness of small children whose parents have to little time for them.

1. DAEBC

2. DAECB

3. DBCAE

4. DEBCA

5. DECAB

Answer: 4

7.

A. This important role of camera in recording events keeps the people’s minds busy in exploring new systems and techniques to improve the invention.

B. The result of these research activities is a camera that can now measure the time it takes to send ultrasonic waves from the camera and receive an echo from the subject.

C. Aside from printed words, the camera is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating inventions of human beings.

D. It captures the right moods at the right moment and tells exactly what happens at a particular line of endeavor can be improved.

1. CEBAD

2. CABED

3. CDABE

4. CDAEB

5. CAEBD

Answer: 4

8.

A. Thinking creatively allows us to let our thoughts run free, leading to the birth of new ideas and making greater the probability of finding an effective solution to problem.

B. Critical thinking is the examination or testing of suggested solutions to see whether they will work.

C. Then critical judgment selects and refines the best ideas, picking the most effective solution out of the available possibilities.

D. Though we must engage in those two types of thinking separately, we need both for efficient problem solving.

E. Creative thinking is thinking that results in the discovery of new or improved solution to a problem.

1. BEACD

2. BACED

3. EBDAC

4. EACBD

5. EBADC

Answer: 1

9.

A. They throw their garbage on the streets.

B. Worst of all, they spit everywhere and fill the air with germs.

C. Yet many people do not cooperate in keeping our communities clean.

D. They also litter in public parks and public buildings.

E. Everyone knows that “Health is wealth”.

1. ECDBA

2. ECADB

3. EDCAB

4. EBACD

5. EDBCA

Answer: 2

10.

A. Some of these activities lead to serious criminal offense.

B. In their confusion, they have turned to vandalism, narcotics, and other destructive acts.

C. The youth of today are facing a drastically changing culture.

D. Many are not prepared to meed the changes.

E. As a preventive measure against crime, these young people’s energy must be directed.

1. CBDAE

2. CDBAE

3. CEABD

4. CABED

5. CEDBA

Answer: 2

11.

A. This is because for a nation to have an effective economy, a great deal of national coordination of its economic activities is needed.

B. Such coordination is provided by public administrative systems.

C. Many authorities say the reason for the economic paralysis of a developing nation is the most nonexistence of an effective public administration.

D. What is worst in once a nation’s economy is in ruins; it can further fall into political and social shambles.

E. Where such systems are nonexistent or deficient, there can be no real economic progress.

1. CABED

2. CAEBD

3. CBDAE

4. CDBAE

5. CABDA

Answer: 1

12.

A. There is much to be said in defense of the youth.

B. The community reaps benefits from many of their voluntary activities.

C. Sincere, passionate involvement in community life is another striking quality of a large segment of the youth.

D. They are interesting in their attempt to destroy the idolatry of money as the overwhelming element in social striving.

E. What is most impressive of all, however, is the young people themselves, their sensitivity and compassion, and the fact that they are not resigned to their society’s discouraging imperfections.

1. ADCBE

2. ACDBE

3. ADBCE

4. ABDCE

5. ADCEB

Answer: 4

13.

A. With people’s use of these tools and machines, the chances for accidents increased considerably.

B. These accidents are often the result of ignorance of the safe and effective operation of these machines.

C. These accidents always bring about a loss to the economy in terms of unearned wages and damages to property.

D. In this age of technological advancement, people cannot maximize their productivity without gaining proficiency in the tools and machines they created.

E. Furthermore, victims are consigned to a life misery, making them a burden to their families, employees and as a whole.

1. ACDBE

2. ABECD

3. DBACE

4. DBCAE

5. DABCE

Answer: 5

14.

A. With the sparse human population, however, the aggregate effects of these early environment depredations where insignificant.

B. But the rapid population growth makes environmental pollution a prime concern of people in the modern world.

C. The discovery and use of fire marked the beginning of the environmental pollution by humans.

D. Smoke and soot emanating from the huge forest fires were the first human-made air pollutants.

E. Likewise, sit and ashes from the burned forests produced the first human-made water pollutants.

1. CBEDA

2. CDEAD

3. CEDAB

4. DBACE

5. DECAB

Answer: 2

15.

A. Most of all remember that patients with early Alzheimer’s disease can still make good decisions about future care.

B. Although there is as yet no cure, there is still a lot you can do to ensure the best quality of life.

C. Don’t give up even if you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

D. Also, designate someone as a health-care proxy to make sure those plans are carried out.

E. Start by having a frank conversation about treating options.

1. BADCE

2. BEDAC

3. CBEDA

4. EDACB

5. ECDAB

Answer: 3

16.

A. Moreover, a command of the past through reading gives perspective to anyone who must view present concerns and make decisions for the future.

B. Thus, the person who has learned to continue his/her reading and to make it significant is rich.

C. It can give one a defense against the pettiness of life which fast communication plasters on our thinking today.

D. On the other hand, one who has not learned this lesson is poor, but is not aware of his/her poverty.

E. Reading goes for beyond the limits of a job.

1. EABDC

2. EBDAC

3. ECABD

4. ECBDA

5. ECDAB

Answer: 3

17.

A. While the prices of our export fall, American tariffs against imports from the Philippines continue to increase.

B. Inevitably, however, these prices will go down.

C. Along with these adverse factors facing Philippines exports, an increasing Philippine population and rising living standard make necessary an increase of many imports into the country.

D. World prices of the commodities that the Philippines exports are presently very high.

E. These imports have to be balanced by exports , and to do this the Philippines must export much more than it does today.

1. ABCDE

2. ABCED

3. ACBED

4. DABEC

5. DBACE

Answer: 5

18.

A. A more rapid, and therefore, effective economic development is a task that challenges both the private and public sectors of our nation,

B. The only way to meet these increasing needs to for the economy to be placed on a firm foundation.

C. Our problems assume enormous proportions in the light of our rapid population growth.

D. With an approximate three percent increase in the birth rate, about a million more human beings are added to our society every year.

E. The huge addition calls for more provision for food, clothing, shelter, education, and the other needs of our children.

1. DBCAE

2. DAEBC

3. CBEAD

4. CDEBA

5. CEDBA

Answer: 4

19.

A. This transformation, of course, is more obvious to inhabitants in provinces that are affected than to dwellers in metropolitan areas.

B. There is no doubt that one of the most enduring milestones in Philippine Political and socio-economic history os the land reform program.

C. Being beneficiaries, they believe that time would come when they would enjoy a life of peace, and contentment.

D. It is changing the outlook if society and the face of the land.

E. This so because rural inhabitant are mostly farmers who are direct recipients of the benefits of the program.

1. BDAEC

2. BACED

3. CBAED

4. CEADB

5. DACEB

Answer: 1

20.

A. One only needs to think of one’s own experiences.

B. From these experiences, one discovers that the process of earning a living is a process of earning and spending money.

C. Finally, one realizes that the buying power of each peso has varied widely, sometimes to ones’s own benefit and sometimes not.

D. One needs not be an economist to be accurately aware that money plays an important role in modern life.

E. Moreover, one learns that how well a person can live depend on how many pesos that person can get and how many good and services each peso will buy.

1. ABCDE

2. ABECD

3. DCABE

4. DABEC

5. DABCE

Answer: 4

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