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Verbal Reasoning

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Raylan served in the Navy. He was an officer on a destroyer - carrier and submarine.






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






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






4. Raylan worked for Acme - then PNC Bank - then Merck - then Chase Bank.






5. Raylan watches the Discovery Channel. He also likes the History Channel and Nat Geo.






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






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






8. 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.






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






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






11. Raylan makes $99 -000 per year. People who make more than $100 -000 per year can not open a Roth IRA.






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






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






14. Raylan tuns into several different music stations on the radio. Raylan also attends several different types concerts each year.






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






16. Raylan likes to attend hockey games. Raylan does not like the Rangers..






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






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






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






20. Raylan's house has 2 bedrooms and a single bathroom. His house is the largest on his street.






21. Raylan likes to attend hockey games. His favorite hockey team is the Braves.






22. 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.






23. Raylan served in the Army. He was stationed in Germany.






24. Raylan makes $151 -000 per year. People who make more than $150 -000 per year can not open an Individual Retirement Account.






25. Raylan makes $200 -000 per year. People who make more than $100 -000 per year can not open a Roth IRA.






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






27. Raylan worked for PNC Bank - Chase Bank - Soverign Bank - Bank of America and Citizens Bank.






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






29. Raylan plays the piano. He is in a four piece band.






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






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






32. Raylan has two brothers. Each of his brothers have three children.






33. Raylan had three operations this year. He is currently on medical leave with no projected return to work date.






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






35. Raylan went to Rutgers University. He received his diploma in 1990.






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






37. Acme provides employees with free lunch. Raylan is an employee who enjoys the company cafeteria.






38. Raylan joined the Navy in 1990. He was discharged in 2010.






39. Raylan likes music - stamp collecting and fishing. He also collects baseball cards and builds model airplanes.






40. Raylan runs 4 miles whenever he runs. He runs on weekdays.






41. Raylan's house has a view of the entire town. One must drive uphill for 5 minues to reach Raylan's house.






42. Raylan runs 3 miles a day. He runs 5 days a week.






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






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






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






46. Raylan has worked at Acme for 17 years. Employees who work at Acme for 20 years are eligible for retirement.






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






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






49. Raylan served in the Coast Guard. He had sole responsibility for a vessel.






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