Jamuna Bank Probationary Officer-2014

Part II: Descriptive:

Question 1: Problem Solving (Show your calculation/steps)

 i) A bag contains tomatoes that are either green or red. The ratio of green tomatoes to red tomatoes in the bag is 4 to 3. When five green tomatoes and five red tomatoes are removed, the ratio becomes 3 to 2. How many red tomatoes were originally in the bag?

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Let, Green tomatoes = 4x,


Red tomatoes = 3x

According to Q, 4x-5/3x-5=3/2


or, 8x – 10


= 9x – 15


or, x=5

Red tomatoes originally in the bag are 15 (Ans.)

ii) Kalim is asked to write a study guide for a text book. For his work the publishing company is giving him a choice of a onetime payment of tk 13375 or tk 2000 plus 10% royalty per copy sold. If the proposed royalty rate of tk 3.25 per copy sold, how many study guide to be sold for the total income received by Kalim to be the same from either choice?

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Solution:

Here, 10 % of royalties =3.25tk/copy

Amount of royalties kalim has to receive = 13375-2000 =11375tk

So, copy to be sold = 13375/3.25 = 3500 nos. Ans.

Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

Instruction: Fill in the blanks in the following paragraph with appropriate words given in the table . No word can be used more than once. There are two extra words.


Australian carrier Qantas said it was facing some of its —– ever challenges on Thursday as Moody’s —— its credit rating to junk, with the airline ——- intense competition and spiraling costs. Moody’s cited “a sharp ——– in the company’s core domestic business” following the airline’s shock profit warning and announcement of job cuts in December, which had already —— Standard and Poor’s to assign it junk status.

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Australian carrier Qantas said it was facing some of its toughest ever challenges on Thursday as Moody’s downgraded its credit rating to junk, with the airline battling intense competition and spiraling costs. Moody’s cited “a sharp deterioration in the company’s core domestic business” following the airline’s shock profit warning and announcement of job cuts in December, which had already prompted Standard and Poor’s to assign it junk status.

Question 3: Critical Writing:

“Progress depends on those who refuse to conform and who actively resist the status quo.” Discuss