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Using the methods developed in (2 and 3), in this paper we study some properties of the configuration of generators and points of a cone in an w-dimensional finite projective space. The configuration of secants and external points of a quadric in a finite plane of even characteristic is also studied. I t is shown that these configurations lead to several series of partially balanced incomplete block (PBIB) designs. PBIB designs are defined in Bose and Shimamoto (1). A PBIB design with m associate classes is an arrangement of v treatments in b blocks such that.