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TEST FOR THE POST OF OG-II IN STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN (BSC) YPIP

SECTION-1
SECTION-2
SECTION-3

CONDUCTED BY NTS ON 11TH NOVEMBER, 2012


ENGLISH:
40 QUESTIONS
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE:
30 QUESTIONS
GK/ CURRENT AFFAIRS/ IQ:
30 QUESTIONS

SECTION-1 ENGLISH
Reading Comprehension Answers 2 - Sentence Relationships:
1. Interviewing for a new job can be an extremely stressful event.
Many job canidates become anxious about having to respond to certain interview questions, especially those
that ask them to prove their competence.
How are the two sentences related?
A. They repeat the same idea.
B. They give a problem and a solution.
C. They make a comparison
D. They provide a general claim and specific example.
The correct answer is D. Notice the words "certain" and "especially" in the second sentence, which indicate
that a specific example is being provided.
2. The pain associated with many medical conditions can be alleviated by listening to classical music on a
regular basis.
A great deal of American hospitals have established music therapy programs to help reduce the suffering of
their terminally-ill patents.
What does the second sentence do?
A. It supports the claim made in the first sentence.
B. It gives the reason for the result mentioned in the first sentence.
C. It contradicts the evidence given in the first sentence.
D. It draws a conclusion about what is stated in the first sentence.
The correct answer is A. The words "can be" in the first sentence indicate that a claim is being made.
3. The tornado caused wide-spread devastation to property in the local area.
Property insurance is much more expensive now than it was before the storm.
What does the second sentence do?
A. It states the effect.
B. It gives an example.
C. It offers a solution.

D. It makes a contrast.
The correct answer is A. Insurance prices have increased because of the tornado damage. So the price increase
is the effect of the storm.
4. The city has been trying to reduce the amount of litter dropped by pedestrians.
The municipal government has recently introduced fines for littering.
How are the two sentences related?
A. They repeat the same idea.
B. They provide a general rule and a specific example.
C. They state a problem and a solution.
D. They offer a theory and an explanation.
The correct answer is C. The fines have been introduced in order to deter people from littering. So the fines
are a solution.
5. According to the law of gravity, objects dropped from above the surface of the earth fall to the earth's surface.
Apples that fall from apple trees land on the ground.
What does the second sentence do?
A. It refutes the claim made in the first sentence.
B. It draws a conclusion about what is stated in the first sentence.
C. It applies the theory mentioned in the first sentence.
D. It contradicts the evidence given in the first sentence.
The correct answer is C. We know that the first sentence is describing a theory because of the word "law." The
second sentence applies the general theory to an apple, which is a specific object.
If someone remembers main theme of other passage then I will try to find Key to that one as well.
BTW shame on NTS for totally copying SAT papers :S I mean show some creativity, at least alter them
somewhat.
It was like typing and cycling should not be concentrated. Excessive fatigue and waste of energy etc.

look for answers in here for dolphin passage.


Complex Intelegent Brain
They once lived on earth
Wondering Admiration
Accute = KEEN
Human Inclination to Judge other life by own
These were correct answers.

SECTION-2 QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE


it takes 30 days to fill a laboratory dish with bacteria. if the size of the bacteria doubles each day, how long did it take
the bacteria to fill one half of the dish?
a. 10 days
b. 15 days
c. 24 days
d. 29 days
e. 29.5 days
Pole that can fit football field of certain dimensions 12.8 (doubtful please correct if wrong)
One side of that Big square where we had to find value of X (Answer 5)
which number isn't related to the other numbers:
a) 2
b) 7
c) 13
d) 27
e) 29
which no remainder 3 by dividing 11..........80
4a+3b
6b-3a us ka answer b 2 tha..

18.00 o clock is 6, if u set ur time format to 12 hour..


and smililarly 14.00 clock is equal to 2'o clock...
80/11 and remainder is 3 is the right answer...
aur 4a+6b
6b-3a
us ki ab exact valus mujhe yad nhi hain..but wo is tra tha k 3^a(6)=729
2^b(10)=1024 us k bad us equation main a n b ki value put kr k answer 2 tha...
Sum of two number is 13 and their difference is 23. what will be their product.
right answer is -90.
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A question of dice was also there.
above 2 and even numbers that's 4 and 6
therefore 2 outcomes out of 6
2/6
1/3 answer

ek p-q wala b question tha......us ka answer 3/10 tha


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SECTION-3 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Daredevil Felix
2007 world bank shows ,,, Like question..
Answers
8%
5%
9%
Highest tariff in which region?
SRILANKA for runner up WC
SERENA WILLIAMS wimbledon Champ
Mark Owen Psuedonym name of NO easy day author
Nephew was the RELATIONSHIP

Austria is nationality of FELIX sky diver but options were not correct so I chose Australia since its closest if it was mis
printing (NTS mistake)
Medicine field of nobel prize
All of the above for states effected by Sandy
hard currency
flow of money will increase and interest rate will decrease
doubted( increase gnp)
they provide education to students( about relationship of academies , college etc
Jumbled Name of country Germany last letter Y

1) SkyDiver belonged to........ Austria


2)Runner up in T-20 world cup for 2012 is:
a) SriLanka
b) West Indies
c) Pakistan
d) Australia
3)SCBA new president .......... Israr ul haq
4)Wimbeldon winner 2012..... Serena Williams
5)Sandy affected states ....... All of them
6)CRR............................... ...cash reserve ratio
7) No easy day......................Mark owen
8) Agri share in GDP.................21%
9)Trade between countries.......... Comapartive advantage wali option
10) Award winner in India........... Abida Parven
11)100 meter race winner.............Usain bolt
12) Youtube Block due to ..................... Anti-Islamic film
13) Two or more Partners .................. Partnership
14) Currency easily convertible............ Hard Currency
15) Open Market Puchase................ Money supply increases, interest rate decreases
16) Decreass in marginal propensity to Import......... Affects Multiplier
17)Noble winners........................................ Medicine
18)Envornmental damage to GDP.................. 6%
19) Highest Restricted tarrif in 2009/10 ............. East Asia and Pacific (Not sure)
20) Toaster, Electric Kettle ............................. Speciality Products

IQ
21) Country was Germany ....... Ends with Y
22)January to winter as ..........June to summer
23)Heavy to light as rough to .....Smooth
24)College, academy, university..... Education to students
25) Pick odd one out................ 27
26)Next in the series.................10,50
27)Relationship....................... Nephew
28) 27*36............................7326
29) Speed of air....................2.5
30) Square box .................... One with Lines