The Villages Aptitude Test Round 2

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• A.

\$1 million

• B.

\$4.8 million

• C.

\$11 million

• D.

\$16 million

D. \$16 million
Explanation
The question asks for the worth of the jackpot that the seven members of a lottery pool were accused of cutting the eighth member out of. The answer is \$16 million.

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• A.

\$100 million

• B.

\$500 million

• C.

\$1 billion

• D.

\$1.5 billion

C. \$1 billion
Explanation
Citizen's First Bank surpassed the significant deposit milestone of \$1 billion in February 2011.

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• A.

The Monkees

• B.

Chicago

• C.

Fleetwood Mac

• D.

The Bee Gees

A. The Monkees
Explanation
The correct answer is The Monkees. In March 2011, a former member of The Monkees performed in concert at Savannah Center.

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• A.

1,200

• B.

1,800

• C.

2,000

• D.

2,200

D. 2,200
Explanation
In 2010, The Villages had the highest number of home sales, with a total of 2,200 homes sold.

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} In his May 2011 State of The Villages address, Mark Morse stated that what % of The Villages Charter School students continue on to college?

• A.

70%

• B.

87%

• C.

93%

• D.

97%

C. 93%
Explanation
In his May 2011 State of The Villages address, Mark Morse stated that 93% of The Villages Charter School students continue on to college.

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• A.

88

• B.

90

• C.

93

• D.

95

D. 95
Explanation
Charles Futrell became the oldest man ever to complete a USA Triathlon sanctioned event at the age of 95.

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• A.

Barack Obama

• B.

Michelle Bachman

• C.

Sarah Palin

• D.

Mitt Romney

B. Michelle Bachman
Explanation
Michelle Bachman cancelled a planned August visit to The Villages due to a scheduling conflict.

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• A.

Good Morning America

• B.

The Today Show

• C.

Live with Regis and Kelly

• D.

FOX and Friends

D. FOX and Friends
Explanation
FOX and Friends is the correct answer because it is a popular morning TV show that broadcasted live from The Villages in September. Good Morning America, The Today Show, and Live with Regis and Kelly are also popular morning TV shows, but they did not broadcast live from The Villages in September.

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• A.

Cracker Bay

• B.

My Savannah

• C.

The Village People

• D.

Morse Code

A. Cracker Bay
Explanation
According to various news reports, the boat owned by developer Gary Morse that was used to entertain the 2012 Republican National Convention Host Committee is called Cracker Bay.

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• A.

80,000

• B.

83,000

• C.

85,000

• D.

86,000

D. 86,000
Explanation
In 2011, The Villages reached a population milestone of 86,000. This was widely reported at the time, indicating that it was a significant achievement for the community.

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