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Master the civil service exams

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Summary
"5 full-length practice tests (including a diagnostic test) with detailed answer explanations; latest information on applying for federal, state, and local government jobs; comprehensive review and practice for the most-tested civil service exam question types"--Cover
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Before You Begin -- Who Should Use This Book? -- How This Book Is Organized -- Special Study Features -- You're Well on Your Way to Success -- Give Us Your Feedback -- Part I: Start with the Basics -- 1 Civil Service Jobs -- Federal Employment -- State and Local Government Employment -- Obtaining Job Information -- How to Apply -- Submitting a Civil Service Job Resume -- Summing It Up -- 2 Exam Essentials -- What to Expect on the Federal Civil Service Exam -- What to Expect on State and Municipal Exams -- Biographical and Achievement Inventory -- Preparing for a Civil Service Exam -- How the Exam Is Administered -- Exam Ratings -- Test-Taking Strategies -- Summing It Up -- Part II: Diagnosing your Strengths and Weaknesses -- 3 Practice Test 1: Diagnostic Test -- Civil Service Exams and You -- Verbal Ability -- Arithmetic Ability -- Clerical Ability -- Answer Keys and Explanations -- Self-Evaluation -- Part III: Verbal Ability -- 4 English Grammar and Usage -- The Parts of Speech -- Rules of Sentence Structure -- Rules of Agreement -- Avoiding Common Errors -- Other Rules You Must Know -- Exercise -- Answer Key and Explanations -- Summing It Up -- 5 Spelling -- Essential Spelling Rules -- Strategies for Answering Common Spelling Questions -- Exercise 1 -- Exercise 2 -- Exercise 3 -- Answer Keys and Explanations -- Summing It Up -- 6 Synonyms -- What Are Synonyms? -- Strategies for Answering Synonym Questions -- Exercise 1 -- Exercise 2 -- Answer Keys and Explanations -- Summing It Up -- 7 Sentence Completions -- What Are Sentence Completions? -- Strategies for Answering Sentence Completion Questions -- Exercise -- Answer Key and Explanations -- Summing It Up -- 8 Verbal Analogies -- What Are Verbal Analogy Questions? -- Strategies for Answering Verbal Analogy Questions -- Exercise 1 -- Exercise 2
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
Sixth edition.
Note
At head of title: Peterson's
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 453 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780768945737

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