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## Ebonyi State Civil Service Practice Past Questions And Answers

Have you applied and also got shortlisted for Ebonyi State civil service Aptitude Test?

If yes, Here is Ebonyi State civil service Practice Past Questions and Answers to prepare for the Aptitude Test. Practicing with purpose is one of the keys to scoring your best in this Ebonyi state civil service Test. This ebook will help you prepare faster using actual questions from the previous year’s exam and help you score higher.

### Ebonyi state Civil Service Exam Format:

*Ebonyi state Civic Service Exam is based on:*

- Mathematics,
- English Language
- General paper/ Current Affairs

### Free Sample Ebonyi state civil service Practice questions and answers

**MATHEMATIC**

The arithmetic mean of all possible outcomes is known as

(A) expected value

(B) critical value

(C) variance

(D) standard deviation

**Answer: A**

Expectation (or expected value) is the arithmetic mean of all possible outcomes of a random variable.

**2.** Which of the following cannot be the value of a correlation coefficient?

(A) –1

(B) –0.75

(C) 0

(D) 1.2

**Answer: D**

The value of a correlation coefficient is always between –1 and 1, including –1 and 1.

**3.** Var (X) = ?

(A) E[X^{2}] (B) E[X^{2}] – E[X] (C) E[X^{2}] + E[X]^{2}

(D) E[X^{2}] – E[X]^{2}

**Answer: D**

By definition, Var (X) = E[X^{2}] – E[X]^{2}

**4.** Var (X + Y) = ?

(A) E[X/Y] + E[Y] (B) E[Y/X] + E[X] (C) Var(X) + Var(Y) + 2 Cov(X, Y)

(D) Var(X) + Var(Y) – 2 Cov(X, Y)

**Answer: C**

By definition, Var (X + Y) = Var(X) + Var(Y) + 2 Cov(X, Y)

**5.** What is variance of the data set: 2, 10, 1, 9, and 3?

(A) 15.5

(B) 17.5

(C) 5.5

(D) 7.5

**Answer: B**

First calculate the mean

Now calculate the variance,

**ENGLISH**

**1.** Tunde and Tania went shopping, but __________ couldn’t find anything __________ liked.

(A) they, those

(B) they, them

(C) those, they

(D) they, they

The answer is: (D)

**2.** Nuclear energy is __________ dangerous to be used widely.

(A) so

(B) such

(C) too

(D) that

The answer is: (C)

**3.** If I have money, I __________ it tomorrow.

(A) will purchase

(B) would purchase

(C) have purchase

(D) have purchased

The answer is: (A)

**4.** Cannon had __________ unique qualities _________ it was used widely in ancient times.

(A) such, that

(B) such, so

(C) that, since

(D) that, that

The answer is: (A)

## Some Frequently Asked Questions About Ebonyi state Civil Service Test

**Q: Can I take the test on my phone?**

A: We strongly advise against using your phone for the test. Using your phone can result in your test

being terminated when calls or SMS come in during the test as this can be considered suspicious

activities (see the question on suspicious activities for more details).

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A: You are only allowed to take the test only once. If you take the test more than once, it is only your

score from the first attempt that will be recorded.

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A: Yes. All tests have a time duration in which they must be completed. Once the duration is

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internet issues?

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internet service to avoid this.

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A: Opening another app on your device while taking the test is considered an unusual behaviour so

we advise you have a physical calculator for the test.

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A: Your test can be terminated for several reasons – internet connection, suspicious behaviour, or test

time elapsed.

Please ensure you have good and reliable internet before starting the examination to prevent

termination due to poor internet connection.

If you perform five (5) suspicious activities, your test will be terminated. Every time a suspicious

activity is noticed, you will get a warning. By the fifth (5th) warning, your test will be terminated.

**Q: What are suspicious activities?**

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considered suspicious activities /unusual behaviour:

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˗ Opening a new tab.

˗ Opening a new program.

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