Company: Cisco Systems

Cisco Fresher Off-Campus Exam Pattern and Question Paper May 2012

Pattern :
1) written test (1hr)
2) Technical Interview (1Hr)
3) Hr (formality)

Written Test :
50 Q for 60 Min
14 aptitude + 6 english

6 questions are easy but time taking, u should have fast reading analysis and u should guess correct one. simple English is needed but paragraph understanding is crucial.


1)power set of {p,q,r} has how many sub sets
a)8 b)7 c)4 d)3

2)three ants are on three vertices of triangle, what is the probability that may collide…………

3)A password consists of two letters of the alphabet followed by three digits chosen from 0 to 9. Repeats are allowed. How many different possible passwords are there?
a)492,804 b)650,000 c)676,000 d)1,757,600

4)a Q on combination regarding to committee formation : there are 5 men and 3 women , a committee should form form 5 members and 2 women compulsory, where 2 of them are quarrel, so they don’t in same committee?

5)what is the volume of hemisphere of radius 5 cm?
a)250/3 pi cc b)500/3 pi cc c) 50/3 pi cc d) 350/3 pi cc

6) A does 80% of a work in 20 days. He then calls in B and they together finish the remaining work in 3 days. How long B alone would take to do the whole work?
A) 23 days B) 37 days C)37 ½ days D) 40 days

7)The captain of a cricket team of 11 members is 26 years old and the wicket keeper is 3 years older. If the ages of these two are excluded, the average age of the remaining players is one year less than the average age of the whole team. What is the average age of the team?
A)23 B)24 C)25 D)none

8)Q on mixtures

9)product of consecutive 3 prime no is 385 what is the sum of three no?
a)23 b) 33 c) 43 d)21

10) Q on ages: The age of father 10 years ago was thrice the age of his son. Ten years hence, father’s age will be twice that of his son. The ratio of their present ages is:
A) 5 : 2 B) 7 : 3 C) 9 : 2 D) 13 : 4

11)Q on height and distances

12) Q on ven diagram

13) Q on simple reasoning

14) Q on remainder theorem

Technical : ( 30 Qs )

1)by adding 1100 and 1010 which falling bits are set?

8051 ( Q on overflow [given 2 binary no which flag is set?),

2) Q on interrupts of 8051 more Qs……….. os(threads and process, virtual memory)

3) what is thread?

4) semaphore has dis advantages of busy waiting which waste CPU cycles this type of semaphore is called……………………(Ans: spinlock)

5)4*1024 RAM has memory size

few more Qs…………c(only pointers, q on bubble sort),

6) Q on constant pointer given code

7) Q on normal pointers just finding address and values in a code

8) given a series of numbers find no of swapping need to sort in ascending order?

only these 3 given from c (Qon ipv4,osi,tcp )

9)which of the following is connected n/w?

10)more Qs from CN

11) adding of 2 binary no

12) given a binary no find gray code no?

13)more Q from this subjects
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