Saturday, 16 June 2012

Bank of Baroda Probationary Officer Exam., 2011 Solved Paper

English Language
(Exam Held on 13-3-2011)
Directions—(Q. 1–5) Rearrange the following seven sentences (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(1) But seriously, how much would you pay to know what thoughts are swimming around in someone else's head ?
(2) In most fictional movies thus, the idea of reading minds – of seeing the private intentions of another, and the possibility of intervening in those plans – has always been highly attractive.
(3) Such fantastical questions have long been the bread and butter of fiction.
(4) Today, more than four centuries since the phrase, 'A penny for your thoughts?' was first recorded, inflationary accounting makes that ancient penny worth more than $ 40.
(5) The going rate for a 'thought' – a probe into the thinking of another – was once quite a bargain.
(6) And if you could really know their truthfulness how much more would you pay ?
(7) Even with the sliding value of the dollar, this still seems quite a bargain.

1. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) 6 (B) 4
(C) 3 (D) 7
(E) 1
Ans : (B)

2. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) 1 (B) 2
(C) 7 (D) 4
(E) 6
Ans : (B)

3. Which of the following should be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) 5 [...]

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