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Verbal Reasoning

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Raylan lives in Lexington. He has a 75 minute drive to work.






2. Raylan graduated from Rutgers in 1990. He immediately went to work for Acme - where he worked his entire career.






3. Raylan first worked as a policeman. After a year - he spent 40 years working for PNC Bank - Chase Bank - Soverign Bank - Bank of America and Citizens Bank.






4. Raylan joined the Army in 1990. He was discharged in 2000.






5. Raylan served in the Air Force. He operated an F-14.






6. Raylan served as a military policeman. He attained the rank of Major.






7. Raylan went to Rutgers University. Rutgers is in New Brunswick.






8. Raylan is a customer of Acme. He saves all his money in a bank account. Acme provides employees with shares of stock as part of their compensation.






9. Raylan has worked 9 and one half years at Acme. Employees who work for Acme for 10 years are eligible for a pension.






10. Raylan worked for PNC Bank - The Philadelphia Red Sox - Chase Bank - ESPN - Soverign Bank and the Hockey News.






11. Raylan has a wife and 2 kids. Raylan is celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary next month.






12. Raylan joined the Air Force in 1995. He left the Air Force in 2000 to join the FBI. He left the FBI in 2010.






13. Raylan works at Acme. Acme is located in Lexington.






14. Raylan served in the Navy. He was an officer on a destroyer - carrier and submarine.






15. Acme has a rule employees - including Raylan - must live within 20 miles of their office. The AT&T office is in Lexington.






16. Raylan worked for Acme - then PNC Bank - then Merck.






17. Raylan has no children. He is engaged to be married next year.






18. Raylan likes to lift weights. Acme has a complete gym.






19. Raylan prefers radio talk shows to other stations. He rarely uses his home stereo.






20. Raylan went to Rutgers University. He was a member of the football team.






21. From Raylan's yard - you can gaze skyward and see land in all directions.






22. Raylan went to Lexington High School. Immediately after graduation - Raylan went to work for Acme. He never returned to school.






23. Raylan likes to watch baseball games on television. His favorite baseball team is the Red Sox.






24. Raylan worked for Acme - then PNC Bank - then went back to Acme.






25. Raylan watches 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'Biggest Loser'. He also watches 'American Idol' - 'Surviror' and 'X Factor'.






26. Raylan likes to run. Acme has a 3 mile running track.






27. Raylan works at Acme. Acme is open for business Monday through Friday.






28. Raylan runs 3 miles whenever he runs. He runs on Saturday and Sunday.






29. Raylan watches TNT. He also enjoys FX and the USA Network.






30. Raylan runs 2 miles whenever he runs. He runs on weekdays.






31. Acme provides employees such as Raylan with an office computer and cell phone. They provide no other equipment.






32. Raylan missed no days of work last year. This year - he's missed a few days - has been to the doctor four times for asthma and his blood pressure is high.






33. Raylan works for Acme. Acme provides employees with shares of stock as part of their compensation.






34. Raylan spends 30 hours a year picking up leaves. His neighbors also do so. They all enjoy many shady afternoons in their yards.






35. Raylan's favorite instrument is a violin. He often goes to the orchestra.






36. Raylan likes to lift weights. Acme does not have a gym.






37. Raylan's favorite instruments are an electric guitar and bass. He listens to bands like the All American Rejects and Foo Fighters






38. Raylan lives on Miami Lane. Miami Lane intersects with Orlando Drive and Atlanta Court.






39. Raylan has 2 children. His oldest child Bob is married and Bob and his wife have a baby boy.






40. Raylan lives on Maple Lane. Maple Lane intersects with Oak Drive and Willow Court.






41. Raylan has 2 children. Raylan is celebrating the first anniversary of his wife's death next month.






42. Raylan watches ESPN - Versus and Fox Soccer Channel. He also views the Speed Channel - the NHL Network and the MLB Network in his spare time.






43. Raylan does not like to attend baseball games. His favorite baseball team is the Red Sox.






44. Raylan has worked 26 years at Acme. Employees who work for Acme for 25 years are eligible for early retirement.






45. Raylan works at Acme. Acme is a telecommunication company.






46. Raylan has worked 24 years at Acme. Employees who work for Acme for 25 years are eligible for early retirement.






47. Raylan made $99 -000 in 2010. Raylan's salary was $105 -000 in 2011.






48. Raylan has worked at Acme for 27 years. Employees who work at Acme for 25 year are eligible for retirement.






49. Raylan has worked 15 years at Acme. Employees who work for Acme for 10 years are eligible for a pension.






50. Raylan joined the Navy in 1995. He was discharged in 2010.