New Type Examination for Firemen

Issue 8 and Volume 90.

New Type Examination for Firemen Something different in examination for firemen, was tried out by the Municipal Civil Service Commission of New York City when 16,000 applicants took an examination for the rank of fireman. A number of sheets with various geometric designs are illustrated. Each sheet is numbered with an item number. Underneath the item number is a figure. The applicant is supposed to mark two of the figures on that sheet which when put together will approximate the shape of the original figure. As for example, two semi-circles when put together will approximate the circle of Sample IV. One of the Questions Here is another of the questions asked: “At 2 o’clock in the morning Mrs. Smart awakened her nusband and said the house was on nre. Mr. Smart dressed hurriedly, ran seventeen blocks past five fire alarm boxes to tne fire station and told the firemen that…

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