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SAMPLE TEST PAPER

General Guidelines:

1. This test paper may consist of 100 MCQs and an essay. All questions may be attempted.
2. Total time allowed can be between one & half to Two hours
3. The MCQs carry 1/4th negative marking for each incorrect answer
4. There are four (4) sections in the paper each consisting of a specific number of MCQs as follows:

Section-I General Knowledge
Section-II Analytical/Logical Reasoning
Section-III Economics, Accounting & Finance Section
Section-IV English

Guidelines for General Knowledge Section-I:

1. In this section, a total of 25 MCQs are included.
2. Areas like current affairs, business, geography, computer, who is who,etc. will be covered.
3. Two sample MCQs from this section are as follows:

Section I GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SECTION (Total Marks = 25)

1. Apart from exports, the next highest amount of foreign exchange comes into Pakistan from:

a. USAID
b. Home Remittances
c. Foreign Loans
d. Foreign Aids, Grants & Assistance

2. Which of the following is not computer hardware:

a. Keyboard
b. DOS
c. Screen
d. Modem

Guidelines for Mathematics Section-II:

1. In this section, a total of 25 MCQs are included.
2. Areas like Average, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Time, Speed, Tax, Income,Partnership, Dividend, Algebra, etc. will be covered.
3. Two sample MCQs from this section are as follows:

Section II ANALYTICAL/LOGICAL REASONING (Total Marks = 25)

1. A person has deposited Rs.100,000/- in a bank account. If the profit rate per annum is 5%, how much profit he will get after six months:

a. Rs.250
b. Rs.500
c. Rs.2,500
d. Rs.5,000

2. A train travels at an average speed of 20 mph through urban areas, 50 mph through suburban areas, and 75 mph through rural areas. If a trip consists of traveling half an hour through urban areas, 3-1/2 hours through suburban areas, and 3 hours through rural areas, what is the trains average speed for the entire trip?

a. 50 mph
b. 53-2/7 mph
c. 54-3/7 mph
d. 58-4/7 mph
e. 59-2/7 mph

3. Biologists attached a radio transmitter to one of a number of wolves that had been released earlier in the White River Wilderness Area as part of a relocation project. The biologists hoped to use this wolf to track the movements of the whole pack.Wolves usually range over a wide area in search of prey, and frequently follow the migrations of their prey animals. The biologists were surprised to find that this particular wolf never moved more than five miles away from the location in which it was first tagged.
Which one of the following, if true, would by itself most help to explain the behavior of the wolf tagged by the biologists?

a. The area in which the wolves were released was rocky and mountainous, in
contrast to the flat, heavily-wooded area from which they were taken.
b. The wolf had been tagged and released by the biologists only three miles away from a sheep ranch that provided a large, stable population of prey animals.
c. The White River Wilderness Area had supported a population of wolves in past years, but they had been hunted to extinction.
d. Although the wolves in the White River Wilderness Area were under government protection, their numbers had been sharply reduced, within a few years of their release, by illegal hunting.
e. The wolf captured and tagged by the biologists had split off from the main pack whose movements the biologists had hoped to study, and its movements did not represent those of the main pack.

Guidelines for Economics, Accounting & Finance Section-III:

1. In this section, a total of 25 MCQs are included.
2. Areas like world economy, Pakistan economy, Micro and Macro Economics,Accounting, Financial Analysis, Finance, etc. will be covered.
3. Two sample MCQs from this section are as follows:

Section III ECONOMICS, ACCOUNTING & FINANCE (Total Marks = 25)

1. What is the marginal propensity to consume?

a. The change in consumption divided by the change in income.
b. The change in income divided by the change in consumption.
c. Percentage change in consumption divided by the percentage change in
income.
d. Percentage change in income divided by the percentage change in
consumption.

2. Debt Equity Ratio tells us about:

a. Short term Liquidity of the firm
b. Long term Solvency of the firm
c. Profitability of the firm
d. None of the above

Guidelines for English Section-IV:

1. In this section, a total of 25 MCQs are included.
2. Areas like Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar, Punctuation, Prepositions, Sentence Correction, Comprehension etc. will be covered
3. Two sample MCQs from this section are as follows

Section IV ENGLISH (Total Marks = 25)

Part-A: Synonyms / similar in meaning (Select the correct choice):

1. COHESION

a. independence
b. sticking together
c. shift
d. climbing

Part-B: Antonyms / opposite in meaning:

1. UNRULY

a. chatting
b. obedient
c. definite
d. lined
e. curious

Part-C: Sentence Correction:

In each of the following sentences some part is
underlined. Each sentence is followed by five alternative versions of the underlined portion. Select an alternative you consider both most correct and most effective according to the requirements of the Standard English.

1. The desktop computer has revolutionized office procedures more than any
machine of modern times.

a. any machine
b. has any machine
c. any other machine
d. has any other machine
e. any other machine has

Part-D
: English Comprehension: Read the following passage carefully and answer the MCQs given at the end.

[The greatest enemy of mankind, as people have discovered, is not science, but war.Science merely reflects the prevailing social forces. As stated in our Sunday issue, it is found that, when there is peace, science is constructive, when there is war; science is perverted to destructive ends. ]

After carefully reading the above given passage, attempt the following MCQs:

1. The passage was most likely published in a

a. magazine
b. newspaper
c. journal
d. textbook
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thnku...... r u givng the test of Askari Bank ?frm where u r doing the preparation ?
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thx @ saba...... khush rahain or achi c preparation kerain test ki..... ager koi help chahiyee ho to do lemme know.... m also preparing for the test.. or kaafi info bhi ikhati ki hoi hay...
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hmmm.... m litl bit cnfuze abt curnt issues n mathemtics portn,,,,, n duble minded i dnt knw wat will happn????
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yup... mehnat to kerni he hogi........ and for maths portion consult GMAT... and for current issues read newspaper daily...........
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Salam to all. Plzz does anybody has any idea about the date for the MTO written test also has anybody from karachi yet received any test call or email.......
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well... ASKARI BANK send e-mail to selected candidate after 1.5 or 2 months..
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@ Qaso Dis is too much duration......
ma ne to suna tha march me hoga test......?????????
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