** Company: ** Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

TCS came to our college (Technocrats Institute Of Technology, Bhopal) on 15th January andmade the highest number of selection in the Madhya Pradesh region in this session with 173selections from our college.

There were only 3 rounds:

1) Written test

2) Technical round

3) HR round

There were around 340 students who sat for the campus out of which 243 cleared thewritten and finally 173 were selected from the college.It was very easy exam as compared with other company written exams. Test contains 35questions, only from quantitative, in 60 minutes. You can get through if you prepared withprevious papers All patterns are same but with different values. Refer

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I am giving the answers that are 100 % correct because we have researched a lot on theanswers with friends and got the most correct answers after consulting the we and theyahoo groups.

Written questions

1) (1/3) of a number is 3 more than the (1/6) of the same number?a) 6 b) 16 c) 18 d) 21

Ans- x/3=x/6 +3 «..solve ans is 18

2) There are two pipes A and B. If A filled 10 liters in an hour, B can fill 20 liters in sametime. Likewise B can fill 10, 20, 40, 80, 160. If B filled in 1/16 of a tank in 3 hours, howmuch time will it take to fill the tank completely?a) 9 B) 8 c) 7 d) 6

This question repeated two times in my paper

Ans: (b) these type of que are repeated frequently but the numeric values change.Simpleapproach is- count the number of hours taken to fill the part of the tank from thegiven part ie. Initially the tank is 1/32 then after 1 hour it will become 1/16 then 1/8 then¼ then ½ then 1. Here 1 is the state when the tank is full so the number of hours is(1+1+1+1+1)=5. Now add this number of hours to the given time ie 5+3=8

3) A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 18 blue, 32 red, and 25 yellow. The lightsare out and it is totally dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the differencebetween a hat and a glove. She takes out an item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure she has a pair of each color?a) 50 b) 8 c) 60 d) 42

Ans: Do not get trapped in these type of questions .a very simple trick to solve these typeof question is just see the max and the middle value of gloves and hats «ie 32 and 25 . justadd max+min_values +2 or 1 or 3 ie 32+25+3=60 the answer will definitely fall in thisrange as 60 here

4) Middle- earth is a fictional land inhabited by hobbits, elves, dwarves and men. Thehobbits and elves are peaceful creatures that prefer slow, silent lives and appreciate natureand art. The dwarves and the men engage in physical games. The game is as follows. Atournament is one where out of the two teams that play a match, the one that loses geteliminated. The matches are played in different rounds, where in every round; half of theteams get eliminated from the tournament. If there are 8 rounds played in knock outtournament, how many matches were played?a) 257 b) 256 c) 72 d) 255

Ans: (255) there are two varieties of this type of que in one they ask about the number of matches in the first round «so solution to that is 2^(number of rounds)«ie 2^8=256another variety is the number of matches played in the tournament so ans is 2^(number of teams )-1 ..ie 2^8 -1=255

5) Ferrari S.P.A is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Marane llo, Italy. Founded byEnzo Ferrari in 1928 as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufacturedrace cars before moving into production of street-legal vehicles in 1947 as Ferrari S.P.A.Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its continued participation in racing,especially in Formula One where it has employed great success .Rohit once bought a Ferrari.It could go 4 times as fast as Mohan’s old Mercedes. If the speed of Mohan’s Mercedes is 46km/hr and the distance traveled by the Ferrari is 953 km, find the total time taken for Rohitto drive that distance.a) 20.72 b) 5.18 c) 238.25 d) 6.18

Ans very simple question approach is time =dist./speed ie 953/(4*35)=6.18

6) how many 8 digit numbers are possible by using the digits 1,2,3,4,5 which are divisibleby 4 if repetition of digits is allowed?

Ans: (78125) simple trick to these type of que is that 5^(number of digits-1) ie 5^(8-1) i.e.5^(7)=78125

By math¶s first 6 digits of the 8 digit number can be filled in by using any 5 digits given so itcome out (5*5*5*5*5*5) and last two must be divisible by 4 ie (44,52,32,12,24) are the 5possibilities. So the anwer is (5*5*5*5*5*5*5=5^7)

7) Hare in the other. The hare starts after the tortoise has covered 1/5 of its distance andthat too leisurely3. A hare and a tortoise have a race along a circle of 100 yards diameter.The tortoise goes in one direction and the. The hare and tortoise meet when the hare hascovered only 1/8 of the distance. By what factor should the hare increase its speed so as totie the race?

a) 37.80 b)8 c) 40 d) 5Ans: 37.80

8) Alok and Bhanu play the following min-max game. Given the expression

N = 9 + X + Y – Z

Where X, Y and Z are variables representing single digits (0 to 9), Alok would like tomaximize N while Bhanuwould like to minimize it. Towards this end, Alok chooses a single digit number and Bhanusubstitutes this for a variable of her choice (X, Y or Z). Alok then chooses the next valueand Bhanu, the variable to substitute the value. Finally Alok proposes the value for theremaining variable. Assuming both play to their optimal strategies, the value of N at the endof the game would bea) 0 b) 27 c) 18 d) 20

Ans: Do not get trapped in this que i am giving a very short trick that guarantees 100%correct solution just add the following number if the que contains the following changes

X*(Y-Z) then add 18 to the given constant to get N«.ie 9+18=27

X+(Y-Z) = then add the 12 ie 9+11=20

X-(Y-Z) is then add 2 ie 9+2=11

9) For the FIFA world cup, Paul the octopus has been predicting the winner of each matchwith amazing success. It is rumored that in a match between 2 teams A and B, Paul picks Awith the same probability as A’s chances of winning. Let’s assume such rumors to be trueand that in a match between Ghana and Bolivia, Ghana the stronger team has a probabilityof 2/3 of winning the game. What is the probability that Paul will correctly pick the winner of the Ghana-Bolivia game?a)1/9 b)4/9 c)5/9 d)2/3Ans: 5/9«.just do 1-(probability)^2«..1-(2/3)^2

11). On planet zorba, a solar blast has melted the ice caps on its equator. 8 years after theice melts, tiny planetoids called echina start growing on the rocks. echina grows in the formof a circle and the relationship between the diameter of this circle and the age of echina isgiven by the formulad = 4 * sqrt (t ± 8)for t = 8Where the represents the diameter in mm and t the number of years since the solar blast.Jagan recorded the time of some echina at a particular spot is 24 years then what isdiameter?

a) 8 b) 16 c) 25 d) 2

Ans: Put the value of years in equation and get the answer ie

10) A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 70. For all values of n from 1 to70. Statement n says ‘ At least n of the statements on this sheet are false. ‘ Whichstatements are true and which are false?

a) The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered are false.

b) The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered are false.

c) The first 35 statements are true and the last 35 are false.

d) The first 35 statements are false and the last 35 are false.

Ans: cThere are two more varieties of this type of questions. I am giving those also below justconcentrate on the part underlined in the questions and mark the answer.

11) A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 40. For all values of n from 1 to40, statement n says: ‘Exactly n of the statements on this sheet are false.’ Whichstatements are true and which are false?

a) The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered statements are false.b) The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered statements are false.c) All the statements are false.d) The 39th statement is true and the rest are false.Ans: d

12) A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 70. For all values of n from 1 to70. Statement n says ‘ At most n of the statements on this sheet are false. µWhichstatements are true and which are false?a) The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered are false.b) The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered are false.c) The first 35 statements are true and the last 35 are false.d) all are false

Ans: (d) all are false

13) The IT giant Tirnop has recently crossed a head count of 150000 and earnings of $7billion. As one of the forerunners in the technology front, Tirnop continues to lead the wayin products and services in India. At Tirnop, all programmers are equal in every respect.They receive identical salaries ans also write code at the same rate.Suppose 12 suchprogrammers take 12 minutes to write 12 lines of code in total. How long will it take 72programmers to write 72 lines of code in total?

a) 6 b) 18 c) 72 d) 12

Ans: d (w1/w2=m1*t1/m2*T2)

14) A circular dartboard of radius 1 foot is at a distance of 20 feet from you. You throw adart at it and it hits the dartboard at some point Q in the circle. What is the probability thatQ is closer to the center of the circle than the periphery?a)0.75 b)1 c)0.5, d)0.25

Ans: Probability= (area of inner circle)/(area of outer circle)i.e (r/2)^2/r^2 =1/4=0.25

15) After the typist writes 12 letters and addresses 12 envelopes, she inserts the lettersrandomly into the envelopes (1 letter per envelope). What is the probability that exactly 1letter is inserted in an improper envelope?a) 0 b) 1/12 c) 11/12 d) 12/212

Ans: 0

This questions repeated in my paper thrice.

16) Given 3 lines in the plane such that the points of intersection form a triangle with sidesof length 20, 20 and 30, the number of points equidistant from all the 3 lines isa) 4 b) 3 c) 1 d) 0

Ans: 4

If it is given line then there are 4 points ± one inCentre and three circumcentres

If it it given line segment then and is 1 bcoz only one incentre is there

17) For the FIFA world cup, Paul the octopus has been predicting the winner of each matchwith amazing success. It is rumored that in a match between 2 teams A and B, Paul picks Awith the same probability as A’s chances of winning.

Let’s assume such rumors to be true and that in a match between Ghana and Bolivia, Ghanathe stronger team has a probability of 2/3 of winning the game. What is the probability thatPaul will correctly pick the winner of the Ghana-Bolivia game?a) 5/9 b) 1/9 c) 2/3 d) 4/9

Ans: 5/9

Same as the question 7.

18) Mr. Bean went to a shop for buying a gift to his wife on her Birthday. He bought 28purple marbles as her wife was fond of marbles. He also bought 21greem marbles. Whilecoming out of the shop on the way he also bought 24 red, 42 yellow and 12 pink marblesand he put them all in a bag. When he was returning back to the home a lightning occurredand suddenly due to some reasons the red, green, and yellow balls got converted into whitecolor. But in spite of this Mr. Beans decided to give few marbles to his lovely wife. So, howmany times he should put his hand in the bag so that he can gift his wife at least one ball of each color.

Ans: logic is same as I told in the question 3 i.e 24+42+2=68

19) Alice and Bob play the following coins-on-a-stack game. 50 coins are stacked one abovethe other. One of them is a special (gold) coin and the rest are ordinary coins. The goal is tobring the gold coin to the top by repeatedly moving the topmost coin to another position inthe stack.Alice starts and the players take turns. A turn consists of moving the coin on thetop to a position i below the top coin (0 i 20). We will call this an i-move (thus a 0-move implies doing nothing). The proviso is that an i-move cannot be repeated; for exampleonce a player makes a 2-move, on subsequent turns neither player can make a 2-move. If the gold coin happens to be on top when it’s a player’s turn then the player wins the game.Initially, the gold coinis the third coin from the top. Thena) In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 0-move.b) In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 1-move.c) Alice has no winning strategy.d) In order to win, Alice¶s first move can be a 0-move or a 1-move

Ans: (d)

In this type of que if the coin is at the 3 position (as here )then the answer is d otherwise atthe 1 or second position of the coin the answer is always. No chance of winning ie C

20) There is a planet oz . The people there are four fingered and reside in 4 ± dimensionalspace and thus the currency used by its residents are 3 ± dimensional objects. The rupeesnotes are cubical in shape while their coins are spherical. However the coin mintingmachinery lays out some stipulations on the size of the coins.

· The diameter of the coins should be at least 16mm and not exceed 64mm· Given a coin, the diameter of the next larger coin is at least 50% greater.· The diameter of the coin must always be an integer.

You are asked to design a set of coins of different diameters with these requirements andyour goal is to design as many coins as possible. How many coins can you design?

Ans: 4

At least 16 coins so the series is 16, (16+16/2)= 24 , (24+24/2)=36, (36+36/2)=54. Nownext value of coin exceeds 64 so the number of coins is 4

22) 21 people meet and shake hands. The maximum number of handshakes possible if there is to be no µcycle¶ of handshakes is (A cycle of handshakes is a sequence of people a1,a2, « , aK such that the pairs (a1, a2), (a2, a3),« , (a (k-1), a k) , (ak, a1) shake hands.a) 17 b) 18 c) 19 d) 20

Ans: n

22) 10 suspects are rounded by the police and questioned about a bank robbery. Only oneof them is guilty. The suspects are made to stand in a line and each person declares thatthe person next to him on his right is guilty. The rightmost person is not questioned. Whichof the following possibilities are true?

A. All suspects are lying.B. leftmost suspect is innocent.

C. leftmost suspect is guiltya) A only b) A or C c) A or B d) B onlyAns: c

23) In planet OZ planet there are 8 days, Sunday to Saturday and 8th day is Oz day. Thereis 36 hours in a day. What is angle between 12.40?a) 80 b) 81 c) 87 d) 89Ans: 89

24) 36 people {a1, a2, …, a36} meet and shake hands in a circular fashion. In other words,there are totally 36 handshakes involving the pairs, {a1, a2}, {a2, a3}, …, {a35, a36},{a36, a1}. Then size of the smallest set of people such that the rest have shaken handswith at least one person in the set isa) 13 b) 18 c) 11 d) 12

Ans:18

25) The pace length P is the distance between the rear of two consecutive footprints. Formen, the formula, n/P = 144 gives an approximate relationship between n and P where, n =number of steps per minute and P = pace length in meters. Bernard knows his pace length

is 164cm. The formula applies to Bernard’s walking. Calculate Bernard’s walking speed inkmph.

a) 23.62 b) 8.78 c) 11.39 d) 236.16

Ans: 236.16 (144*1.64 m)

26) Anoop managed to draw 7 circles of equal radii with their centers on the diagonal of asquare such that the two extreme circles touch two sides of the square and each middlecircle touches two circles on either side. Find the ratio of the radius of the circles to the sideof the square.

a) 1:(4+ 7v3) b) 1:(2+ 6v2)c) 1:(2+ 7v2) d) (2+ 7v2):1

Ans: b

27) 10 suspects are rounded by the police and questioned about a bank robbery. Only oneof them is guilty. The suspects are made to stand in a line and each person declares thatthe person next to him on his right is guilty. The rightmost person is not questioned. Whichof the following possibilities are true?

A) All suspects are lyingB) leftmost suspect is guilty

a) Neither A nor Bb) Both A and Bc) B only

d) only a

Ans: C

28) There are 1000 pillars for a temple. 3 friends Linda, Chelsea, Juli visited that temple.(Som unrelated stuff) Linda is taller than Chelsea and taller than 2 of 1000 pillars. Juli isshorter than Linda. Find the correct sentence?

a) Linda is shorter among them

b) Chelsea is taller than Juli

c) Chelsea is shorter than Juli

d) Cannot determine who is taller among Chelsea and Juli

Ans: d

Friends there is a trick of solving this questions any question in the paper of TCS thatinvolves comparison the answer is always ±cannot determine

29) Horse started to chase dog as it relieved stable two hrs. ago. And horse started to ranwith average speed 22km/hr., horse crossed 10 mts road and two small pounds with depth3m, and it crossed two small street with 200 mts length. After traveling 6 hrs., 2hrs aftersunset it got dog. compute the speed of dog?

Ans: As we have speed and travel time of horse, we can get distance travelled by it.Hence d = 22*6 = 132km,

Exactly this 132km was travelled by dog in 8 hours (as it started two hours earlier).Hence speed of dog = 132/8 = 16.5km/hrAns: 16.5km/hr.

30) Given a collection of points P in the plane , a 1-set is a point in P that can be separatedfrom the rest by a line, .i.e the point lies on one side of the line while the others lie on theother side. The number of 1-sets of P is denoted by n1(P). The minimum value of n1(P)over all configurations P of 5 points in the plane in general position (.i.e. no three points in Plie on a line) is

a) 3 b) 5 c) 2

Ans: 5

Friends there is a trick of solving this questions any question in the paper of TCS thatinvolves points separated by line with a set of points points each side the answer isthe number of points in plane as 5 here the answer is always ±cannot determine

31) Alok and Bhanu play the following min-max game. Given the expressionN =9+ X + Y – Z

Where X, Y and Z are variables representing single digits (0 to 9), Alok would like tomaximize N while Bhanuwould like to minimize it. Towards this end, Alok chooses a single digit number and Bhanusubstitutes this for a variable of her choice (X, Y or Z). Alok then chooses the next valueand Bhanu, the variable to substitute the value. Finally Alok proposes the value for theremaining variable. Assuming both play to their optimal strategies, the value of N at the endof the game would bea) 0 b) 27 c) 18 d) 20

Ans: 20

Here it is X+Y-Z then add the 11 so ans is (11+9)=20

32). The citizens of planet nigiet are 8 fingered and have thus developed their decimalsystem in base 8. A certain street in nigiet contains 1000 (in base 8) buildings numbered 1to 1000. How many 3s are used in numbering these buildings?a) 54 b) 64 c) 265 d) 192Ans: 192

From 1 to 100 3 comes 192Once you clear this test you are promoted to Technical round

I attempted 35 questions and I was sure that at test 31 were correct, the cut of was high inour college most probably above 25. So be accurate and score high, as the questions areeasy.

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Our interview was in the university campus, in Bhopal itself. I reached the campus around 3pm. We were given a form from the TCS that contained our basic details from our name tothe project and all.

Finally our technical started at 7 in the evening .there were around 9 panels in theconference hall taking the technical interviews I had to wait for a long time and my technicalstarted at around 10 pm in the night.

My TR was more of HR than the technical one. Luckily my TR came out to be from my cityitself God favored and the luck!

Questions asked from me were:

Me: Good evening, sir

TR: Good evening, take your seat.

TR: How was your day. You must have waited for a long time

Me: I had a great day, this morning I took my written test and, gave my best. I think havescored well and cleared it. It is my first interview so I liked waiting for a long time because Iwas waiting anxiously for this time.

TR: Ok, Abhinav tell me why have you written basics of C++, C and java in your resume

Me: sir. I had studied C++ and c in the class 12 as it was in my syllabus so I had acquiredbasic knowledge of that and recently I have studied java and the other modules are yet tofinish so I have written basic word. But sir I have done a project in java recently and didwell in it.

TR: looking at my project in the resume, of tell me something about your projectMe: I was waiting eagerly for this question, that Is why I said I made a project in Java. Itold about my project ³Bhopal road transport enquiry system´ everything in deep. TR wasimpressed.

TR: Ok, you have written you gave paper presentation on surface computer. Tell me aboutit

Me: I was prepared for this. I told all that I had prepared

TR: Ok, tell me Abhinav, where do you belong to nativelyMe: Told

TR: Then why you chose to study in Bhopal

Me: I told that I had taken a year drop and prepared for the competitive exams and I gotgood college like TIT in Bhopal so I opted for this. He was satisfied

TR: Where are you from basicallyMe: I told KanpurTR: He asked me about a location from Kanpur that how far was it. I was surprised howcome he knows about all in Kanpur. I replied easilyTR: Tell me about batchMe: I said that sir I had heard about batch but not had full information about it so can¶tanswer it. I said sorry sir

TR: He says but you have written OS as technical skill in Your subject. Didn’t you knowbatch processingMe: I said sorry sir

TR: Then he a asked about deadlock

Me: I replied all I knew about deadlock. He was satisfied

TR: what is merge sort explainMe: I explained d but I told incorrectly initially then I corrected my answer by thispermission

TR: Ok can you write a program in Java for me. He asked me to print prime numbersbetween 1 to 100Me: I gave the logic and wrote the programTR: You have drawing and sketching as your hobby, can you draw my sketch

Me: I was prepared for this I said yes sir but I will take 1 or 2 hours¶ time and you have itsit still for that period he smiled and said leave itFinally he said ok you can go now

Me: But I had a question in my mind I told that I wanted to ask a question. He said yes youcanI asked about his introductionHe said that he belongs to Kanpur. He keeps on visiting there often but, he is basically fromLucknow. I had a smile on the face. Then he shook hands with me I returned with smileconfident that my TR will easily promote me.

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It’s very easy round and less elimination round. In this round they ask simple questions andgive a situations and observe ur feelings. So be confident in this round. If you cleared thisround then you are almost placed.

I was called for my HR at 2:00 am in the morning . My HR had the last resume of mine forthe dayHe was siting tired.Me: Good evening sir

HR: Good evening. Are you tired of waiting. Have you had your dinner

Me: no sir I am not feeling tired but energetic because I have been promoted to my lastround of the interviews. I said I had my dinner

HR: What did you have in the dinner? Was it sufficient?Me: Told what all the lunch packet was provided by out college and that amount each dishhad

HR: Ok tell me about you family?

Me: I told all

HR: Tell me why you want you choose a private sector than a government sector

Me: I told

HR: Tell me about you project?

Me: I explained d all I was already waiting for this question

HR: Ok you have drawing and sketching as your hobby, can you draw my sketch.

Me: I was prepared for this I said yes sir but I will take 1 or 2 hours¶ time and you have itsit still for that period. He smiled why not in 10-15 minutes.

Me: I said sir it will be just a rough sketch not an accurate on. He smiled and said do youhave any of your sketched in your folder.

Me: I said no sir but I have several certificates I got during college and school days

HR: Are you comfortable to be relocated. Bond with TCSMe: I said yes with suitable reason that I had inters in travelling to new place d as Imentioned d it in resume and I am sociable as my strength is that so I m comfortable

HR: Ok thank you do you have any questions to askMe: I asked about his introduction and the skill I needed to develop till I join TCS.Finally I left and returned home at 3 :00 am in the morning in the chilling cold. And had asigh of relief.

Finally the results were out in the college on 17th January at 10 am in the morninganswered I was selected out of the 173 from out college.

Finally my suggestion is1) Concentrate on written test and Technical Round. Thank you for reading my experience.

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First of all, u need to clear the aptitude test which consists of 35 questions in 80 minutes. For thatu need to prepare the questions in freshers world very well.I sat for the aptitude test around 1.10 pm. The results were declared around 3 pm. and I wasselected for interview.

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Now, as far as the interview is concerned. It was a combined TECH+HR interview. There werenearly 10 panels each consisting 1 Sir/madam. They were in different rooms and around 3:55pmthe coordinator told me to go to room no. 312.Here is the questions of interview which was asked to me:Me : May I come in Sir.Interviewer : ya sure.Me : Thank you sir.Interviewer : (while watching my form) So, Pritam. how’s the day going?Me : It’s a fine day sir. But I’m a bit tensed.Interviewer : why so?Me : It’s my life’s first interview sir.Interviewer : (smiling) Do you need some water? offering me a bottle of water)Me : Yes sir…Thank you.Interviewer : Feeling better now.Me : Yes sir, thanks again.Interviewer : Fine now Pritam! Tell me something about yourself.Me : Told. (Please be prepared for this, this is your chance to impress the interviewer at the very beginning of the interview). I gave him my introduction, citing my strong points & I ended myintroduction with a question : “Is there anything else you want to know about me sir??”..Interviewer : No Pritam , That’s fine. Do you know binary tree? what is it?Me : Told.Interviewer : Good. What is binary search? what is its time complexity?Me : Told. (I think he liked my answer)Interviewer : Ok. Do you know about linked lists?Me : Yes sir.Interviewer : What are the differences between link list and array?Me : I told about memory allocations .etcInterviewer : Write a code for insertion at any position in singly linked list.Me : Sir, should i write the whole code or just the logic will do?Interviewer : Ok, explain the logic.Me : told.Interviewer : Do you know DBMS? what is the difference between DBMS and RDBMS?Me : Answered.Interviewer : What is normalization? Explain the normal forms.Me : Sir, I can’t explain it upto BCNF. I don’t know 4th and 5th normal forms very well.Interviewer : Ok, do it.Me : I answered with an example. The example i had given was a poor example (i gave a,b,c,d ascolumn names) as I forgot the example i prepared, so be prepared with a real world example.Interviewer : Fine. Do you know C?

Me : Yes sir.

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Good. Now can you print12 34 5 67 8 9 10like this?Me : I did.Interviewer : What’s the similarity between structures and union?Me : Answered.Interviewer : Do you know java?Me : Yes sir.Interviewer : What r the types of polymorphism in java?Me : I told with examples i prepared from Herbert Schildt.Interviewer : Ok. Why do you want to join TCS?Me : I told about the stature of the company, how i can make myself & the company grow in amutual environment…also told about various awards TCS got, great feedback from my senior who r TCS employee. also told about N Chandrashekharan, who joined TCS as trainee like us &now is the CEO.Interviewer : (Impressed) Ok Pritam, that’s all i need to know. (Smiling) Do you have anyquestion?Me : Yes Sir. I was going through the TCS website yesterday and the first thing that I saw wasGlobal Network Delivery Model. I am very eager to know what is it?Interviewer : It’s a vast topic Pritam. But to be precise. (then he explained the basic idea of GNDM)Me : Thank you sir. It’s a pleasure to talk with you sir.Interviewer : Same here Pritam. (Than he willingly brought his hand forward to shake my hand)Me : Shook his hand with a smile in face. Then again saying thank you, i came out of the room.My interview went for about 35 minutes. I came out around 4.30 pm. The results were declaredat 8 pm…and I was selected. I was like on cloud nine. More so because almost all of my friendswere selected. But, some did not get through, I was feeling bad for them. But you never know. amuch bigger opportunity may be waiting for them.So, all aspirants, prepare well, be confidant & never lose hope. just remember one thing : You need not prepare all subjects at once. Prepare those which you arecomfortable…& then keep in mind that : “You don’t have to remember everything…because no interviewer issmart enough to ask you everything”.

Finally, thank I thank fresher world for helping me a lot during preparation & giving me thechance to share my experience.solving the aptitude questions.All The Best.

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Written Test:

1)

For the FIFA world cup, Paul the octopus has been predicting the winner of each match withamazing success. It is rumored that in a match between 2 teams A and B, Paul picks A with thesame probability as A’s chances of winning.Let’s assume such rumors to be true and that in a match between X and Y, X the stronger teamhas a probability of 4/5 of winning the game. What is the probability that Paul will correctly pick the winner of the X-Y game?

Ans:

((4/5)^2+(1-1/5)^2)

2)

A circular dart board of radius 1 foot is at a distance of 20 feet from you. You throw a dart atit and it hits the dartboard at some point X in the circle. What is the probability that X is closer tothe center of the circle than the periphery?

Ans:

pi(r/2)^2/pi(r)^2=.25

3)

Given 3 lines in the plane such that the points of intersection form a triangle with sides of length 20, 20 and 30, What is the number of points equidistant from all the 3 lines?

Ans:

here ans will be 4 because in question it is given as 3 line. but in case of 3line segment ans will b 1.

4)

36people {a1, a2, …, a36} meet and shake hands in a circular fashion. In other words, there aretotally 36 handshakes involving the pairs, {a1, a2}, {a2, a3}, … , {a35, a36}, {a36, a1}. Find thesize of the smallest set of people such that the rest have shaken hands with at least one person inthe set.

Ans:

(2,5,8,11,14,,17,20,23, 26,29,32,35) so there are 12 handshake possible or simply N/3=36/3=12.

5)

After the typist writes 12 letters and addresses 12 envelopes, he inserts 1 letter per enveloperandomly into the envelopes. What is the probability that exactly 1 letter is inserted in animproper envelope?

Ans:

0.

6)

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 35. For all values of n from 1 to 35,statement n says “At most n of the statements on this sheet are false”. Which statements are trueand which are false

Ans:

this type f question very important in my set it come 4 times. The simple solution is thatfor-Exactly -the (n-1) statement s true and left r falseAt least-the first half statements r true & rest r falseAlmost-all the statements r true.

7)

Given a collection of points P in the plane, a 1- set is a point in P that can be separated fromthe rest by a line; i.e. the point lies on one side of the line while the others lie on the other side.The number of 1-sets of P is denoted by n1(P). Find the maximum value of n1(P) over allconfigurations P of 10 points in the plane.

Ans:

10

8)

A and B play the following min-max game. Given the expression N = 12 + X*(Y – Z)where X, Y and Z are variables representing single digits (0 to 9), “A” would like to maximize Nwhile “B” would like to minimize it. Towards this end, “A” chooses a single digit number and”B” substitutes this for a variable of her choice (X, Y or Z). “A” then chooses the next value and”B”, the variable to substitute the value. Finally “A” proposes the value for the remainingvariable. Assuming both play to their optimal strategies, the value of N at the end of the gamewould be

Ans:

here also a rule s there.For X-Y-Z=2,X+Y-Z=11,X*(Y-Z)=18X*(Y+Z)=18,in my set these type f question repeat 2times.

9)

1/3 of a number is 6 more than 1/6 of the same number. What is the number?

Ans

:36

10)

Two pipes A and B fill at A certain rate B is filled at 10,20,40,80,. If 1/16 of B if filled in 17hours what time it will take to get completely filled.

Ans:

For data structure type f question simply find 16 prime factor how many 2s r coming countdn add it wth givn 17 hr.so here ans s 21.

11)

On planet Corba, a solar blast has melted the ice caps on its equator. 8 years after the icemelts, tiny plantoids called echina start growing on the rocks. echina grows in the form of acircle and the relationship between the diameter of this circle and the age of echini is given bythe formulad = 4 * (t – 8) for t âÅ¥ 8where d represents the diameter in mm and t the number of years since the solar blast.If you record the radius of some echina at a particular spot as 8mm. How many years back didthe solar blast occur?

Ans:

Put the value f d=2*8=16.

12)

Alice and Bob play the following coins-on-a-stack game. 20 coins are stacked one above theother. One of them is a special (gold) coin and the rest are ordinary coins. The goal is to bring thegold coin to the top by repeatedly moving the topmost coin to another position in the stack. Alicestarts and the players take turns. A turn consists of moving the coin on the top to a position i below the top coin (0 = i = 20). We will call this an i- move (thus a 0- move implies doingnothing). The proviso is that an i-move cannot be repeated; for example once a player makes a 2-move, on subsequent turns neither player can make a 2-move. If the gold coin happens to be ontop when it’s a player’s turn then the player wins the game. Initially, the gold coinis the third coinfrom the top

Ans:

for winning player should move 1 at first.

13)

There are certain number of hats and gloves in a box. They are of 41 red, 23 green, 11orange. Power gone. But a woman can differentiate between hats and gloves.How many drawsare required to obtain a pair of each color.

Ans:

For data structure question simply add larger one+middle1+2

14)

20 people meet and shake hands. The maximum number of hand shakes possible if there is to be no µcycle¶ of handshakes is( a cycle of handshake is a sequence of people a1,a2, «..ak)suchthat people(a1,a2),(a2,a3)«..(a(k- 1),ak),(a2,a1) shake hand is

Ans:

for cyclic d formula s ( n-1) for non-cyclic d formula s nc2. here it s cyclic.

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The IT giant Tirnop has recently crossed a head count of 150000 and earnings of $7 billion.As one of the forerunners in the technology front, Tirnop continues to lead the way in productsand services in India. At Tirnop, all programmers are equal in every respect. They receiveidentical salaries ans also write code at the same rate. Suppose 12 such programmers take 12minutes to write 12 lines of code in total. How many lines of code can be written by 72 programmers in 72 minutes?

Ans:

Here lso has simple solution if question ask to find no. f mint & no. of programmer ans will be first 1 i.e here it will be 12. and if question asked to find no. of line formula will be-12*72*72/(12*12)I get data Structure type of question 3 times.At last i want to suggest please visit all the TCS aptitude question website and also placement puzzle, math’s.In our college cut off was 33 and i attempt34 and all was right.

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T : 11.

There is a toy train that can make 10 musical sounds. It makes 2 musical sounds after beingdefective. What is the probability that me musical sound would be produced 5 times

consecutively? (1 of_______)?

2.

Peter and Paul ate two friends. The sum of their ages is 35 years. Peter is twice as old as Paulwas when Peter was as old as Paul is now. What is the preset ate of Peter?

3.

The ages of two friends is in the ratio 6:5. The sum of their ages is 66. After how many yearswill the ages be in the ratio 8:7?Ans-12

4.

There are 5 materials to make a perfume: Lilac, Balsamic, Lemon, Woody and Mimosaic. Tomake a perfume that is in demand the following conditions are to be followed: Lilac andBalsalmic go together. Woody and Minosaic go together, Woody and balsalmic never gotogether. Lemon can be added with any material. All of the following combinations are possibleto make a perfume EXCEPT:(a) Balsalmic and Lilac(b) Woody and Lemon(c) Mimosaic and Woody(d) Minosaic and LilacAns-4

5.

A girl has a make pizza with different toppings. There are 8 different toppings. In how manyways can she make pizzas with 2 different toppings?Ans-nC2 * 2

6.

A triangle is made from a rope. The sides of the triangle are 25 cm, 11 cm and 31 cm. whatwill be the area of the square made from the same rope?Ans-16.752 cm2

7.

what is the distance between the z-intercept from the x0intercept in the equationax+by+cz+d=0. Ans (- d/a)

8.

An athlete decides to run the same distance in 1/4th less time that she usually took. By how percent will she have to increase her average speed?Ans-300%

9.

A horse chases a pony 3 hours after the pony runs. Horse takes 4 hours to reach the pony. If the average speed of the horse is 35 kmph, what is the average speed of the pony? Ans-20kmph

10.

There is 7 friends (A1,A2,..A7). If A1 have to have shake with all without repeat. How manyhand shakes possible?Ans-6

11.

There are two pipes A and B. If A filled 10 liters in an hour B can fills 20 liters in same time.Likewise B can fill 10, 20, 40, 80, 160, .if B filled in (1/6) the of the tank in 3 hours, how muchtime will it take to fill completely?

12.

10 tables, 4chairs per table, each table has different number of people then how many tableswill left without at least one person.

13.

The age of two friends is in the ratio 5:6, after how many years will the ages be in the ratio7:8?

14.

A men whose age is 45 yrs has 3 sons named Johan, Jill and Jack. He went to a park weeklytwice. He loves his sons very much. On a certain day he finds shopkeepers selling differentthings. An apple cost 1penny, 2chocalate costs 1penny, & 3 bananas cost 1penny. He has boughtequal no. of apple, chocolate and banana for each son. If the total amount he invest is 7 pennythen how many he has bought from each piece for his son?a) 1app, 1 chow, q banana b) 1app, 2cho, 3bananac) 1app, 2cho, 1banana Ans-c

15.

A scientist was researching on animal behavior in his lab. He was very interested inanalyzing the behavior of bear. For some reason he traveled 1mile in north direction and reachedat North Pole. There he saw a bear he then followed the bear around 1hr with a speed of 2km/hr in east direction. After that he traveled in south direction and reached at his lab in 2 hrs. Then

what is the colour of the bear?a) white, b) black, c)grey, d) brown

16.

Ina particular city there are 100 homes numbered from 1,2,3««..100. The city was build bya builder from Chennai. There was 4 to 5 shops in the town which was build by a builder fromMumbai. THE 2nd builder in can build in ½ time as compared to 1st builder. If the 2nd builder builds in 15 days, then how many 2¶s are used by the builder from Chennai in numbering the 100homes?a) 17, b) 18, c) 19 d) 20

17.

Mr. Das has 3 sons whose ages are respectively a, b, c. The grandfather has bought a cyclefor the eldest son, mother has bought a bag for the youngest one which cost Rs. 150/. The sum of two age of the elder son and one son is 15. The difference of the age of sons is 3 & 2. Then whatof the age of the elder son?a) 10, b) 11, c) 12, d) 13 Ans-10

18.

We all know that Aryabhatta is the greatest mathematician who belong to India. When hisdaughter Mayabati was in her teen age he discovered a problem. At that the time the age of Mayabati is a prime number, let that age is A . After some years her age becomes B. thenAryabhatta was able to solve that problem with the help of his daughter Mayabati. If a-b=5 & product of a & b is 26 then what is the sum of two squares? Ans-77

19.

How many 13 digit numbers are possible by using the digits 1,2,3,4,5 which are divisible by4 if repetition of digits is allowed?

20.

(40*40*40-31)/(40*40*40*31+31*31)=?

21.

x/2y=2a, then 2x/x-2ay=?Ans-(4-x)/2

22.

Mr. Behera wants to build a house for his wife. In this there are 5 rooms each having equalarea. The length of each room is 4m,, breadth is 5m. The height of the rooms is 2m. If to make asq meter we need 17 bricks, then how many bricks are needed to make the floor of a particular room?Ans-140

23.

On Tuesday College parking palace have only 4wheelers and bicycles, total no of wheels was182, then what is the possible no of bicycles?a) 20, b)19, c) 18, d)17

24.

On average age something like a, b, c weighted separately 1st a, b, c, then a & b, then b &c ,then c 7 a at last abc, then last weight was 167, then what will be the avg. weight of the 7weight?

25.

Arrange the jumbled letters to make a perfect word RGTEI. Find to which category it belong?a) Town, b) vegetable, c) animal, d) bird

26.

3 persons a, b, c were there A always says truth, B lies on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.But C lies on Thursday , Friday and Saturday. One day A said ³ that B and C said to A that´ Bsaid´ yesterday way one of the days when I lies´, C said that´ yesterday way one of the dayswhen I lies too´. Then which day was that?a) Sunday, b) Thursday, c) Saturday d) Tuesday

27.

A mathematical series present like: 8 6 17 35 30 71 _ 143.

28.

One man want to build a wall the length and breadth of the wall are 20, 30 respectively, heneed 35 bricks for one square centimeter then how many bricks he need?

29.

One person had three children. He has 7 pennies. Then how he can distribute the fruitsamong his child by following conditions.(a) He can get one water millon for 1 penny.

(b) He can get 2 oranges for 1 penny.(c) He can get 3 grapes for 1 penny.

30.

1/3rd of a number are more 3 than the 1/6th of a number then find the number?

31.

In T nagar many buildings were under residential category for buildings they number as 1 to100. For shops, corporation numbered between 150 and 200 only prime numbers. How manytime 6 will appear in building numbering?Ans-26

32.

One grand father has 3 grand child. Eldest one are is 3 times of the youngest child age. Sumof two youngest child age is more than two of eldest one age. Find the eldest one age?

33.

The difference b/w two numbers is 4. And their product is 17. Then find the sum of their squares?

34.

Find category from following Jumbles=d letters, PARAKEET

35.

Which is the smallest digit when divides the 2880 gives perfect square.?Ans-5

36.

I don¶t have any brothers and sisters. By pointing a picture that man said that his father is myfathers Son then who is he?Ans- is the man

37.

6 persons standing in queue with different age group, After two years their average are will be 43 and seventh person joined with them. Hence the current average age has become 45. Findthe age of seventh parson?

38.

The ratio b/w the ages of two persons is 6:5 and sum of there ages is 77 then how many yearslater there ratio becomes 8:7?

39.

Horse started to chase a dog as it relieved stable two hrs ago. And horse started to ran withaverage speed 22km/hr, horse crossed 10 mts road and two small pounds with depth 3m, and itcrossed two small streets with 200 mts length. After traveling 6hrs, 2hrs after sunset it got dog.Compute the speed of dog?

40.

If six friend go to pizza corner there r 2 type s of pizzas. And six different flavors are there,they have to select 2 flavors from 6 flavors what¶s chances to select?

41.

3, 22, 7, 45, 15, ?, 31 Complete the series. Ans 76

42.

A & B takes are there 1/8th of the tank B filled in 22 Hrs. what is time to fill the tank full?

43.

5 friends went for week end party to Mc Donald¶s restaurant and there they measure thereweights final measure is 155 kg then find the average w=weight of 5 people?Ans-31

44.

2 post are there. 1st pot is filled with ink and 2nd pot is filled with water take 1 spoon of ink from 1st pot and pore it in 2nd pot. And take 1 spoon pf mixture from 2 and pot ad pore it in 2nd pot then which one of following is true?Lion said that today is one of those days when I lie.Tiger said that today is one of those days when I lie too. Then find the day when both lietogether?

45.

6 persons standing in queue with different age group, after two years their average age will be 43 and seventh person joined with them. Hence the current average age has become 45. Findthe age of seventh person?

46.

((4x+3y)+5x+9y)/(5x+5y)=? As (x/2y)=2

47.

If we subtract a number with y, we get 4 increase of number, once it got divided by yitself«.Find the number??

48.

I¶m only son for my parents. The man in picture is my father¶s son. Who is he?Ans-the man

49.

A toy train can make 10 sounds sound changes after every 4 min now train is defective andcan make only 2 sounds, find probability that same sound is repeated 3 times consecutively?(a) 16 (b) 8 (c) 12 (d) 4

50.

I have 3 grandsons. The age diff btw 2 of grandsons is X yrs. 1st grandson is twice elder thanyounger one addition off ages of all the three is y then what is age of eldest grandson?Ans=2(x+y)/5

51.

Ferrari is leading car manufacturer car . It has enjoyed great success. If Mohan¶s Ferrari is 3times faster than his old MERCEDES which gave him 35 kmph if Mohan traveled 490 km in hisFerrari, then how much time (hours) he took?(a).8 (b). 4 (c) 7 (d) 7 Ans-d (approx.)

52.

Lion and rat stay in jungle happily. Lion lies on : MON TUE WED, RAT lies on : WEDTHURS SAT, if lion says : I didn¶t lie yesterday, RAT says : e1 didn¶t lie yesterday, so what dayis today? Ans-sunday

53.

The ratio of current age of x and y is 5:7, after how many years their age ratio will b 7:9?

54.

Inspired by Fibonacci series sanket decided to create is own series which is 1, 2, 3, 7, 7, 22,15, 67,«..what number come immediately before 67?

55.

By using 1,2,3,4,5 how many 5 digit no. cam be formed which is divisible by 4, repetition of no. is allowed?Ans-30 explain-(5!/1!)/4=30

56.

The cost 1 plum is 1 cent, 2 apples is 1 cent, 3 bananas is 1% if Rahul buys same amount of fruits for his 3 sans appending 7 cent den what amount of fruit each child will get?

57.

2880 is divided by which smallest no. so we get no. l which is perfect square? Ans=5

58.

There are two prime numbers, the addition of two prime no is 13, and multiplication is 21,den what is the some of there squares? Ans=107

59.

Smita was making 1 design, size of larger cube to be made is 5*5*5using smaller cubes of 1*1*1. She created solid larger cube.. Then she decided to make hollow cube. Then how many1*1*1 cubes required to make hollow larger cube.Ans-6L2 -8=150-8=142

60.

2x/5y=5x/3y«den what is x/y

61.

A pizza parlor provides pizzas. There were 2 topping available initially pepperoni andsalami. but not they ,have introduces 8jnew toppings to select from. A person whishes to buy twoDIFFERENT pizzas of NEW topping in how many ways he can do that??

62.

Person travels to a place. If he goes from A to B with speed of 4kmph and return back to Bwith speed of 5 kmph. What is his avg. speed of journey? Ans-(20/9)=2.22kmph

63.

There is a dice having value from 1 to 6 on each face and a pack of cards having face cardaces. When 2 dices are thrown and their scores are added then which sum will come max number of times?(a) * (b) 9 (c) 10 (d) 11

64.

³Susha brought terilon cloth and rope to make a thing. If rope is 153 m long and it is to be cutinto pieces of 1 m long then how many times will she have to cut it??Ans-151 stimes

65.

There are some 2 wheelers and 4 wheelers parked total number of wheels present is 240.Then how many 4 wheelers were there?Ans-max(15)

66.

1/3 of a number is 6 more than 1/6 of that number then what is the number?Ans-36

67.

The cost of making a robot consists of material cost, repairing cost, coloring cost and is in theratio 3:4:5, if the material cost is 1200 then find out the cost of the robot.

68.

There are pepsi 1 liter and oil 1 liter. It is given is 1 spoon of Pepsi is taken and is mixed withOil. Then 1 spoon oil and Pepsi is taken and is mixed with Pepsi then which of the condition

holds true.

69.

A tank is filled with water in first hour 10 lit, Second hour 20 lit and in 3 rd hour time 40 lit.If time taken fill ¼ of the tank is 5 hr. what is the time required to fill up the tank.Ans-10.45hr

70.

Which is the smallest no divides 2880 and gives a perfect square?Ans-5.

71.

Two bowls are taken, one contains water and another contains tea. One spoon of water isadded to second bowl and mixed well, and a spoon of mixture is taken from second bowl andadded to the second bowl. Which statement will hold good for the above?

72.

From 8 digit numbers from by using 1,2,3,4,5 with repetition is allowed and must bedivisible by 4?(a) 31250 (b) 97656 (c) 78125 (d) 97657

73.

Rearrange and categorize the word µRAPETEKA¶? Ans-katerpeta

74.

In school there are some bicycles and 4 wheeler wagons. One Tuesday there are 190 wheelsin the campus. How many bicycles are there?Ans-95

75.

A lies on mon, tues, wed and speak truth on other days, B lies on thur, fri, sat and speakstruths on other days «.one day a said I lied today and B said I too lied today. What is the day?Ans-sunday

76.

A father has 7 penny¶s with him and 1 water melon is for 1 p, 2chickoos for 1 p, 3 grapes foe1p, he has three sons. How can he share the fruits equally?

77.

(1/2) of a number is 3 times more than the (1/6) of the same number?

78.

A man is standing before a painting a man and he says I have no brother and sister and hisfather is my father¶s son?

79.

One question has last part like difference between two terms is 9 and product of two numbersis 14, what is the squares of sum of numbers?Ans-119

80.

What is the value of [(3x+8y)/(x-2y); if x/2y=2?Ans-10

81.

A pizza shop made pizzas with to flavors in home. there are µN¶ different flavors, in that µM¶flavors are taken to made pizza. In how many ways they can arrange? Ans-nCm

82.

One grandfather had three grandchildren, two fathers their age difference is 3, eldest childage is 3 times youngest child¶s age and eldest child¶s age is two times of sum of other twochildren. What is the age is eldest child?

83.

In one organization material, labor and maintenance are in the ratio of 4:6:7, the material costis 100, what is the total cost?Ans-525

84.

In a market 4 man are standing the average age of the four before 4 years is 45, after somedays one man is added and his age is 49, what is the average weight of all?

85.

In school for a student out of 100 got 74 of average for 7 subjects and he got 79 marks in 8thsubjects. What is the average of all the subjects?

86.

In a question, last part has the age of two people has the ratio of 6:6 and by adding thenumbers we get 44, after how many years the ratio would be 8:7?

87.

One train travels 200m from A to B with 70 km/ph and returns to A with 80kmph, what is theaverage of their speed?Ans-75 km/hr

88.

Two years before Paul¶s age is 2 times the Alice age and the present age of Paul is 6times theAlice. What is the presents Paul¶s age? Ans±(-3)

89.

There is Ferrari and Benz car, Benz speed is say 10kmph and it cover 10 km. and if fernerygoes with 3 times faster than Benz. So in how much time Ferrari could take to cover same

distance.Ans-1/3

90.

If one land has 3 daughters and any out of 3 have difference of ages is 3 and oldest is 3 timesof more than 2 then youngest ate 2 then tell the age of oldest daughter.

91.

If a person moves 15km straight and turns 45km right and moves 15km straight then howmuch distance he needs to walk to reach starting point?Ans-45km

92.

If there are 30 cans out of them one is poisoned if a person tastes very little he will die within14 hours so if there are mice to test and 24 h0urs how many mices are required to find the poisoned can?

93.

If A and B mixed in 3:5 ration and B, C are mixed in 8:5 ration if the final mixture is 35liters, find the amount of b in the final mixture. Ans-(40/99)*35=14.14

94.

1!+2!+«.50!=3*10 64?

95.

6 persons standing in queue with different age group, after two years their average age will be 43 and seventh person joined with them. Hence in the current average age has become 45.Find the age of seventh person?Ans-59

96.

If we subtract a number with y, we get 4 increase of number, once it got divided by yitself«.find that number? Ans-3

97.

It is the class with the seating arrangement in 4 rows and 8 columns. When the teachers saysµstart the girl who is sitting in first row and first column will say 1, then the next girl sitting behind her will say 4, the next girl sitting behind that girl will say 7, in a particular order eachgirl is telling a number, the following girls told 10, 13 next turn is yours what u will say?

98.

It is drunk in my bedroom and I want to get two socks of the same color from my drawer,which contains 24 red and 24 blue socks. How many socks do I have to take from the drawer togate at least two socks of the same color?(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 48 (d) 25

99.

100 the cost 1 plum is 1 cent, 2 apples is 1 cent, 3 bananas is 1 cent, if Rahul buys sameamount of fruits for his 3 sons spending 7 cent den what amount of fruit each child will get?Ans-1plum, 2apples, 1bananas

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Here are 2 cans A and B one of MILK and other of Water resp., both of same quantity firstone teaspoon of milk from a can was added to a can then which of the following is true.(a) Can A contain more milk than water in can B(b) Can A contain less milk than water in can B(c) Both contain same quantity of milk and water

2.

If a pipe can fill the tank within 6 hours but due to leak it took 30 minutes more now if thetank was full how much time will it take to get emptied through the leak? Ans-78hur

3.

The average weight of class is X kg (some number) after adding wt of the teacher avg. wt. of class becomes Y kg then what is the weight of the teacher?

4.

20 men shake hand with each other. What is the maximum no of handshakes without cyclichandshakes? Ans=20C2=190

5.

100 men & women dance with each other. What is the probability that a man cannot dancewith more than two women?

6.

A man goes North 37 km turns left goes 2 km turns right goes 17 km turns right goes 2 km,find the distance between starting & ending point .Ans=54

7.

Lady has 2 select gloves & hat from a basket is in the dark. She can distinguish hat 7 gloves,

14 red, 20 blue, 18 green are there. Find the probability that any selected glove pair has samecolor.

8.

Peter is 2 times Paul¶s age was when Peter¶s age is same as Paul¶s present age. Find the Paul¶sage.

9.

From a rope a triangle is made of sides 21cm, 24cm, 28cm from this a square is made. Findthe area of square.Ans =330 cm

2

10.

In a supermarket average of 4 peoples standing in queue taken 2 yrs before is 55 yrs .Now a person of 45 yrs is added. Find the current age. Ans=68.25 year

11.

A toy can produce 10 different sounds. Now toy is defective to produce 2 sounds in 3minutes, find the probability that it produces 6 consecutive in 1 second?

12.

1/6th of a number is 4 times more than 2/3 of a number. Find number.

13.

A jogger jogs@1/6th of his usual speed. How much % she has to increase to reach normal pace of walking. Ans = 500%

14.

X is 3 years younger to Y, X¶s father is a businessman who invested 10000/- at 8% rate of interest and obtained his amount after 10 years .Y¶s father is a job holder who invested around20000 at 2% rate and obtained his amount after 20 years . Now compounded both of them getaround ABC rs/- . After 5 years the ratio of ages of X & Y is 1:2. Now X¶s father is 20 yearsolder to Y and Y¶s father is 30 years more than X. After 20 years again X¶s mother asks X¶sfather to purchase a LCD TV which costs around 45000/-. What is the age of X and Y together?

15.

The bacteria had a probability of splitting into three and a probability to die is one third of total bacteria. Let the probability be P. Some of them survived with probability 1/5 than whichamong the following relation is true?(a) P=1/3+1/5*3(b) P=1/5*(1/8-3)

16.

If a tank A can be filled within 10 hrs and tank B is 1/4th filled in 19 hrs, then what is theduration of the tank to fill completely?

17.

A lady had fine gloves and hats, 25 blue, 7 red and 9 grey .She had to select a pair amongthem. But there was no light so she had to select in darkness the correct pair with glove and a hat.Therefore how many combinations of same color she can select?

18.

A man looks at a painting and tells ³Neither I have brothers nor sisters, but the person in the painting is my father¶s son´. Then who is in the painting? Ans=man

19.

An old toy had three grandchildren, the difference between two children was 3 years. Her eldest grandchild was 3 times elder than the youngest one and the elder one 2 years more thanthe sum of the other two. Then what is the age of the eldest child?

20.

There was a grandmother in a village that had a grandchild. Upon asking her grandchild¶sage she told that she is older as many days old as her daughter¶s age in weeks and as many daysas her own age in years. The sum of the three is 130, then how old is the child?

21.

(98*98*98-73*73*73)/ (98*98*98+73*73*73)= ? Ans=(1003 – 703)/(1003+ 703) =nearly 5

22.

Which is the smallest number which on dividing 2880 to make it a perfect square?(a) 6 (b) 5 (c) 4 (d)3 Ans=2880

23.

Leena cut small cubes of 10 cubic cms each, which she joined to form a cube with 10 cmlength, 5 cm in depth and 5 cm wide. How many more small cubes does she require to form a perfect cube? Ans= (100 ± 25) = 75

24.

The age of two people is in the ratio 6:8, the sum of their ages is 77 after 2 years the ratio of their ages becomes 5:7, what is their present age? Ans=33&44

25.

If a and b are mixed in 3:5 ratio and b,c are mixed in 8:5 ratio if the final mixture is 35 liters,

find the amount of b in the final mixture.? Ans =40/89 *35

26.

A vendor sells 1 apple for 1 penny, 2 grapes for 1 penny, 3 bananas for 1 penny. A manspends 7 penny and gives equal amount of fruits to each of his three daughters. What is the possible number of fruits each daughter gets?Ans=1:2:1

27.

5 persons standing in queue with different age group two years ago their average age will beX and 6th person joined with them; hence the current average age has become Y. Find the age of seventh person?

28.

5,9,12,18,26,36,47,72,««? .Here odd terms have difference as multiples of 7 and eventerms adds with themselves to form the next number. Ans=47+28=75

29.

Lion tells lies on Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesday, Rat tells lie on Thursday, Friday andSaturday, Both of them speak truth on other days. Lion tells, ³Yesterday was one of the dayswhich, I tell lying´, Rat also tells ³Yesterday was one of the days which I tell lying:. What daywas yesterday? Ans=thursday

30.

There were three different gloves 13 red, 27 black and 40 green. How many gloves one hasto take so as to ensure that there is at least one pair in each color?

31.

One person has no siblings and says.´ The guy in the photo is the only son of my father¶sson´, what is the relation of the guy to the person? Ans = man

32.

Difference of two numbers is 6. Product of them is 13.what is the sum of their squares?Ans=62

33.

Speed and distance were given and time taken was asked. T=D/S.

34.

A lady builds 9cm length, 10 cm width,3 cm height box using 3 cubic cm cubes. What is theminimum number of cubes required to build the box? Ans = 90

35.

When a pair of dice is thrown, what number has the higher probability to occur the sum of 8or 9 or 10?

36.

A person has to make 146 pieces of a long bar. He takes 4 seconds to cut a piece . What is thetotal time taken by him in seconds to make 146 pieces? Ans=480 sec

37.

6 persons standing in queue with different age group, after two years their average age will be 43 and seventh person joined with them, hence the current average age has become 45, findthe age of seventh person? Ans=71 year

38.

Horse started to chase dog as it relieved stable two hrs ago. And horse started to ran withaverage speed 22km/hr, horse crossed 10m road and two small pounds with depth 3m, and itcrossed two small streets with 200m length .After traveling 6 hrs ,2hrs after sunset it got dog. Compute the speed of the dog?

39.

3,22,7,45,15,?,31 Ans=91

40.

((4x+3y)+5x+9y))/(5x+5y)=? as (x/2y)=2

41.

If we subtract a number with y, we get 4 increase of number. Once it got divided by y itself .Find that number?Ans- x-y=4+x x/y=x

42.

(209*144)^2 +(209*209)+ (209*144)+(144*144)=?

43.

By which number should we divide the number 2880 to make it perfect square?

44.

1/3 of some number is 5 more than 1/6th of that number . Find the number? Ans=30

45.

Difference of two numbers is 4 and their product is 13. Find the sum of squares of thatnumber?

46.

How many of 14 digit numbers we can make with 1,2,3,4,5 that are divisible by 4 .Repetitions allowed.

47.

Rearrange the alphabets REGHFTYD, find the type of rearranged word belongs to:

(a) Animal (b) Tree (c) Bird (d) Thing

48.

There is a factory which is producing the bicycles and four wheelers . One day the total production of wheels is 158. Find out the possible no. of bicycles produced(a) 6 (b) 7 (c) 8 (d) 9

49.

Four years hence the average of 6 members is 45 . Now a person is added and the average becomes 48. What is the age of added person?

50.

A dog started two hours early before the horse started. The horse reached the dog after 6hours with the speed of 16 km/hr, find the speed of the dog?

51.

There are bacteria which have the probability of die 1/3 of its total number or it may triple .Found out the probability?(a) P=1/3+ (2/3*p^3)(b) P=2/3+(2/3* p^3)(c) P=2/3+(1/3* p^3)(d) P=2/3+ (2/3* p^3)

52.

There are two tanks A, B.A will fill up 1ltr in one hour. B tank will fill up double in everyhour (like10, 20, 40, 80,160«..) if the tank B is filled 1/16 in 13 hours how much time it willtake to fill up totally.

53.

In a hotel we can order two types of varieties, but we can make 6 more varieties in home.One can want the four varieties with two from hotel must. Find how many ways one can order.

54.

There is a series 13,14,27,30,55,62 ?, 126. Find the missing.

55.

There are three friends x,y,z . They go to excursion with their girl friends. There they wantedto find weights but their GF¶s are not accept to check their weight. Then they check weights asx,y,z individually and then x and y, y and z,x and z , then all(x,y,z) , the last measure is 171.Then find the average of all these seven measures.

56.

Two tanks A and B ,A fills 1 ltr/1 hr«.B fill 10,20,30,««. Per hour . If 1/4th tank of Btakes 15 hrs to fill how much it time will t take to fill complete tank.?

57.

Out of 7 children the youngest is boy than find the probability that all the remaining childrenare boys?

58.

The three sides of a triangle are given 16,14,21 cm and this triangle is converted into square.So what will be the area of the square generated?

59.

An equation of the form 4x+6y-2z =32. Find the difference between x intercept and zintercept.?

60.

20 men and 20 women are there, they dance with each other, is there possibility that 2 menare dancing with same women and vice versa.

61.

10 people are there, they are shaking hands together, how many had shakes possible, if theyare in no pair of cyclic sequence.

62.

In a school there are some bicycles and 4 wheeler wagons. One Tuesday there are 234 wheelsin the campus. How many bicycles are there.?

63.

A father has 7 penny¶s with him and 1 water melon is for 1p,2chickkos for 1p, 3 grapes for 1p has three sons. How can he share the fruits equally.?

64.

In one organization , materials , labor and maintenance are in the ratio of 4:6:7, if the materialcost is 272, what is the total cost?

65.

4 years before Paul¶s age is 3 times the Alice age and the present age of Paul¶s is 6 times theAlice , what is the present age of Paul?

66.

The ages of two people has the ratio of 6:5 and by adding the numbers we get 55 , after howmany years the ratio would be 8:7?

67.

A volume of X are having in a container of sphere , how many semi hemispheres of volumeeach will be required to transfer all the A into semi hemispheres?

68.

Peter and Paul are two friends. The sum of their ages is 42 years. Peter is twice as old as paulwas when Peter was as old as paul is now. What is the present age of peter?

69.

A horse chases a pony 2 hours after the pony runs. Horse takes 4 hours to reach the pony. If the average speed of the horse is 81 kmpr, what is the average speed of the pony?

70.

A,B,C,D,E are there among A,B,C are boys and D, E are girls>>>>>>>> D is to the left of Aand no girl sits at the middle and at the extremes . Then what is the order of their sittings.

71.

A man goes 50km NORTH , then turned left walked 40 km , then turned RIGHT? .In whichdirection is he in?

72.

Out of 6 children the youngest is boy then find the probability that all the remaining childrenare boys.

73.

A man went 1 mile to east then 1 mile to north and killed a bear what is the color of the bear?

74.

In a market 4 man are standing , the average age of the four before n4 years is 45, after somedays one man is added and his age is 49, what is the average weight of all?

75.

One train travels 200m from A to B with 70 km/hr and returns to A with 80 kmph, what isthe average of their speed?

76.

The three sides of a triangle are given 18, 18, 28 cms and this triangle is converted into asquare. So what will be the area of the square generated?

77.

An equation of the form 7x+17y+3z=54. Find the difference between x intercept and zintercept?

78.

There are 1000 pillars for a temple 3 friends Linda, Chelsey, Juli visited that temple, Linda istaller than Chelsey and taller than 2 of 1000 pillars Juli is shorter than Linda. Find the correctsentence?(a) Linda is shorter among them(b) Chelsey is taller than Juli(c) Chelsey is shorter than Juli(d) Cannot determine who is taller among Chelsey and Juli.

79.

Entry ticket to an exhibition ranges from 1p to 7p. You need to provide exact change at thecounter . You have 7p coin . In how many parts will you divide 7p so that you will provide theexact change required and carry as less coins as possible?(a) 8 (b) 7 (c) 5 (d) 3

80.

Dhoni and Pointing are waiting for the toss to happen, Umpire found that the coin to betossed is missing .pointing then takes a dice 91-6) from his pocket and asks the umpire to tosswith it. Umpire feels both the captains may not get which then would give fair chance to bothcaptains. What would be the idea of Dhoni?

81.

23 people are there, they are shaking hands together, how many hands shakes possible, if they are in pair of cyclic sequence.

82.

10 men and 10 women are there, they dance with each other , is there possibility that 2 menare dancing with same women and vice versa.

83.

A lady took out jacket and gloves , which are available in blue 26,yellow 30 and red56.Power goes off, she can distinguish between gloves and jacket but not in colors. What¶s the possibility their she will pick up pair of gloves of each color?

84.

Sangakara and Ponting selects batting by using a dice , but dice is biased so to resolvePonting takes out a coin, what is the probability that dice shows correct option?

85.

In school there are some bicycles and 4 wheeler wagons. One Tuesday there are 58 wheels in

the campus. How many bicycles are there?

86.

Two bowls are taken , one contains water and another contains tea. One spoon of water isadded to second bowl and mixed well, and a spoon of mixture is taken from second bowl andadded to the second bowl. Which statement will hold good for the above?

87.

From 8 digit numbers from by using 1,2,3,4,5 with repetition is allowed and must bedivisible by 4?(a) 31250 (b) 97656 (c) 78125 (d) 97657

88.

(a3-b3)/(a2+ab+b2)

89.

A lies on mon, tues, wed and speak truths on other days, B lies on thur,fri,sat and speakstruths on other days. One day a said I lied today and B said I too lied today. What is the day?

90.

(1/2) of a number is 3 times more than the 91/6) of the same number?

91.

There are two pipes A and B , if A filled 10 liters in hour B can fills 20 liters in same time.Likewise B can fill 10, 20, 40, 80,160«.., if b filled in (1/16) the of a tank in 3 hours , how muchtime will it take to fill completely.?

92.

One question has last part like difference between two terms is 9 and product of two numbersis 14, what is the squares of sum of numbers?

93.

A man is standing before a painting of a man and he says I have no bro and sis and his father is my father¶s son?

94.

What is the value of [(3x+8y)/(x-2y)], if x/2y=2?

95.

One grandfather has three grandchildren, two of their age difference is 3, eldest child age is 3times youngest child¶s age and eldest child¶s age is two times of sum of other two children. Whatis the age of eldest child?

96.

In a market 4 man are standing, the average age of the four before 4 years is 45,after somedays one man is added and age is 49, what is the average age of all?

97.

In a school for a student out of a 100 he got 74 of average for 7 subjects and he got 79 marksin 8th subject, what is the average of all the subjects?

98.

The ages of two people has the ratio of 6:5 and by adding the numbers we get 44, after howmany years the ratio would be 8:7?

99.

Two years before Paul¶s age is 2 times the Alice age and the present age of Paul is 6 timesthe Alice. What is the presents Paul¶s age?

100.

One train travels 200m from A to B with 70km/hr and returns to A with 80kmph, what isthe average of their speed?

101.

A man whose age is 45 years has 3 sons named John, Jill, Jack, he went to a park weeklytwice , he loves his sons very much. On a certain day he find # shopkeepers sailing differentthings. An apple cost 1 penny,2 chocolates costs 1penny&3 bananas cost 1 penny, he has boughtequal no of apples, chocolate & banana for each son. If the total amount he invest is 7 penny thenhow many he has bought from each piece for his son?(a) 1 app,1 cho,1 banana(b) 1 app,2cho,3 bananas(c) 1app,2cho,1 banana(d) 2app,2cho,2 bananas

102.

A scientist was researching on animal behavior in his lab. He was very interested inanalyzing the behavior of bear. For some reason he traveled 1 mile in north direction & reachedat north pole, there he saw a bear, he then followed the bear around 1 hr with a speed of 2kmphin east direction , after that he traveled in south direction & reached at his lab min 2 hrs. Thenwhat is the color of the bear?

(a) white (b) black (c) gray (d) brown

103.

How many 9 digit numbers are possible by using the digits 1,2,3,4,5, which are divisible by4 if repetition of digits is allowed?

104.

3 persons a,b,c were there A always says truth , B lies on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, but C lies on Thursdays, Friday & Saturday, one Das A said that B & C said to A that B saidyesterday way one of the days when I lies said that yesterday way one of the days when I liestoo, then which day was that?

105.

A girl has to make pizza with different toppings . There are 8 different toppings, in howmany ways can she make pizzas with 2 different toppings.

106.

Peter& Paul are two friends . The sum of their ages is 35 years . Peter is twice as old as Paulwas when Peter was as old as Paul is now . What is the present age of Peter?

107.

2 pots are there , 1st pot is filled with ink and 2nd pot is filled with water, take 1 spoon of ink from 1st pot and pore it in 2nd pot and take 1 spoon of mixture from 2nd pot and pore it in2nd then which one of following is true?

108.

There are ten spots in library and each spot has 4 tables and ten readers are there, 10students come into library and want 2 studies in how many ways that they sit in d library so thatno chair would be blank?

109.

There is a toy train that can make 10m musical sounds . It makes 2 musical sounds after being defective . What is the probability that same musical sound would be produced 5 timesconsecutively?( 1 of __________)?

110.

There are 5 materials to make a perfume ,Lilac,Balsalmic,Lemon,Woody and Mimosaic, Tomake a perfume that is in demand the following conditions are to be followed :Lilac andBalsalmic go together,Woody and Mimisaic go together,woody and Balsalmic never go together.Lemon can be added with any material. All of the following combinations are possible to make a perfume EXCEPT.(a) balsalmic and lilac(b) Woody and Lemon(c) Mimosaic and lilac(d) Mimosaic and Lilac

111.

A triangle is made from a rope . The sides of the triangle are 25 cm, 11 cm, and 31 cm.What will be the area of the square made from the same rope?

112.

What is the distance between the Z-intercept from the X-intercept in the equationax+by+cz+d=0.

113.

An athlete decides to run the same distance in ¼ the less time that she usually took. By howmuch percent will she have to increase her average speed?

114.

Two pipes A and B fill at A certain rate B is filled at 10,20,40,80, if 1/16 of B if filled in 17hours what time it will take to get completely filled .

115.

In a shopping mail with a staff of 5 members the average age is 45 years. After 5 years a person joined them and the average age is again 45 years . What¶s the age of the 6th person?

116.

Find (4x+2y)/(4x-2y) if x/2y=2?

117.

Find the average speed if a man travels at speed of 24kmph up and 36kmph down at analtitude of 200 m. Formula is 2xy/(x=y).

118.

Six friends go to pizza corner there are 2 types of pizzas and six different flavors are therethey have to select 2 flavors from 6 flavors in how many ways we can select?

119.

3 friends A,B,C went for week end party to McDonald¶s restaurant and there they measurethere weights in some order In 7 rounds.A:B:C,AB:BC,AC:ABC. Final round measure is 155 kg

then find the average weight of all the 7 rounds?

120.

There is a toy train that can make 10 musical sounds . It makes 2 musical sounds after beingdefective. What is the probability that same musical sound would be produced 5 timesconsecutively?(1 of )?

121.

What is the distance of the z-intercept from the x-intercept in the equation ax+by+cz=d ( Ido not remember the values of a,b,c,d)

122.

A scientist in Antarctic region conducts research on bears came to know that bears changesaccording to the location . Once he moves 1 mile towards north, then he moves 2 miles towardseast, then 1 mile towards south. Now the color of bear he found will be in:

123.

91/30 of a number is 3 times more than the (1/60 of the same number?

124.

There are 11 Boys in a family . Youngest child is a boy . What is the probability of all are boys?(a) 2 (b) 2! (c) 2048 (d) 1024

125.

A boy bought a roll A of 56 inches wide and 141 yards long. He also bought B of 77 incheswide of length 333 yards. Time taken for cutting A into 1 yard piece is 2 seconds. Time taken tocut into 141 pieces of 1 yard each is?

126.

A person buys a horse for 15 ponds after one year he sells it for 20 pounds .After one year ,again he buys the same horse at 30 pounds and sells it for 40 pounds. What is the profit for that person?

127.

John buys a cycle for 31 dollars and given a cheque of amount 35 dollars. Shop keeper exchanged the cheque with his neighbor and gave change to John. After 2 days it is known thatcheque is bounced. Shop keeper paid the amount to his neighbor. The cost price of cycle is 19dollars. What is the profit/loss for shop keeper?

128.

In a family there are some boys and girls. All boys told that they are having equal no of brothers and sisters and girls told that they are having twice the no. of brothers than sisters. Howmany boys and girls present in a family?

129.

There are certain number of hats and gloves in box. They are of 41 red, 23 green, 11 orange.But a woman can differentiate between hats and gloves. How many draws are required to obtaina pair of each color?

130.

2 years ago of A is x times that of B. 3years hence the age of A is 4/3 times of B. What isthe present age of B in binary form?

131.

A metal strip of width x cm, 2 metal strips are placed one over the other, then the combinelength of 2 strips is y , if z strips are placed in that number manner. What is the final width of that arrangement?

132.

There are 100 men and 100 women on the dance floor. They want to dance with each other.Then which of the following statements is always true:(a) There are 2 men who danced with equal no. of women¶s(b) There are 2 women who danced with equal no of men

133.

A game is played between 2 players and one player is declared as winner. All the winnersfrom first round are played in second round. All the winners from second round are played inthird round and so on. If 8 rounds are played to declare only one player as winner, how many players are played in first round.

134.

There are 3 boys A,B,C and 2 girls D,E,.D always sit right to A, Girls never sit in extreme positions and in the middle position always sits in the extreme positions. Who is sittingimmediate right to E?

135.

49 members attended the party, in that 22 are males, 17 are females. The shake hands

between males, females, male and female. Total 12 people given shake hands. How many suchkinds of such shake hands are possible?

136.

Entry ticket to an exhibition ranges from 1p to 31p. You need to provide exact change at thecounter. You have 31p coin. In how many parts will you divide 31p so that you will provide thatexact change required and carry as less coins as possible?(a) 22 (b) 31 (c) 6 (d) 32

137.

There are 2 friends Peter and Paul, Peter age is twice as old as Paul when Peter was as oldas Paul is now. Sum of the present ages of Peter and Paul is 35. What is the present age of Peter?

138.

A lady took out jacket and gloves, which are available in blue 26, yellow 30 and red56.Power goes off, she can distinguish between gloves and jacket but not in color. What¶s the possibility their she will pick up pair of gloves of each color.

139.

Two bowls are taken, one contains water and another contains tea. One spoon of water isadded to second bowl and mixed well, and a spoon of mixture is taken from second bowl andadded to the second bowl.Which statement will hold good for the above

140.

One grandfather has three grandchildren, two of their age difference is 3, eldest child age is3 times youngest child¶s age and eldest child¶s age is two times of sum of other two children.What is the age of eldest child?

141.

10 men and 10 women are there, they dance with each other, is there possibility that 2 menare dancing with same women and vice versa.

142.

Two bowls are taken, one contains water and another contains tea. One spoon of water isadded to second bowl and mixed well, and a spoon of mixture is taken from second bowl andadded to the second bowl. Which statement will hold good for the above.

143.

From 8 digit number from by using 1,2,3,4,5 with repetition is allowed and must bedivisible by 4?(a) 31250 (b) 97656 (c) 78125 (d) 97657

144.

One question has last part like difference between two terms is 9 and product of twonumbers is 14.What is the square of the sum of numbers?

145.

One grandfather has three grandchildren, two of their age difference is 3, eldest child age is3 times youngest child¶s age and eldest child¶s age is two times of sum of other two children.What is the age of eldest child?

146.

In a market 4 man are standing. The average age of the four before 4 years is 45, after somedays one man is added and his age is 49. What is the average weight of all?

147.

In a school for a student out of a 100 he got 74 of average for 7 subjects and he got 79marks in 8th subject. What is the average of all the subjects?

149.

One train travels 200 m from A to B with 70 km/ph and returns to A with 80 km/ph, what isthe average of their speed?

150.

There are 10 reading spots in a room. Each reading spot has a round table .Each round tablehas 4 chair; if different no of persons are sitting at each reading spot. And if there are 10 personsinside the room then how many reading spots do not have at least a single reader.(a) 5 (b) 6 (c) 7 (d) None

151.

A person does rock climbing at an altitude of 800 m. He goes up by 7mph and come down by 9 mph.What was his average speed.

152.

A boy want to make a cuboid of dimension 5m,6m,7m from small cubes of .03 m3.later herealized ,he can make same cuboid by making it hollow. Then it take some cubes less. What isthe no of these cube.

153.

Two years ago A was 6 times older than B . Now he is 2 times older than B. What is the ageof A.

154.

What is the value of (78*78*78*-45*45*45)/(78*78+78*45+45*45)

155.

In a shopping mall with a staff of 5 members the average age is 45 years. After 5 years a person joined them and the average age is again 45 years . What is the age of 6th person?

156.

Find (4x+2y)/(4x-2y) if x/2y=2157.Find the average speed if a man travels at speed of 24kmph up and 36 kmph down at analtitude of 200m, formula is 2xy/(x+y)

158.

A triangle is made from a rope .The sides of the triangle are A cm,B cm& C cm. What will be the area of the square made from the same rope?

159.

What is the distance of the z-intercept from the x-intercept in the equation ax+by+cz=d ( Ido not remember the values of a,b,c,d)

160.

A scientist in Antarctic region conducts research on bears came to know that bears changesaccording to the location. Once he moves 1 mile towards north, then he moves 2 miles towardseast, then 1 mile towards south . Now the color of bear he found will be in.

161.

(1/3) of a number is 3 times more than the (1/6) of the same number?

162.

There are 11 boys in a family .Youngest child is a boy . What is the probability of all are boys.(a) 2 (b) 2! (c) 2048 (d) 1024

163.

A boy bought a roll A of 56 inches wide and 141 yards long. He also bought B of 77 incheswide of length 333 yards. We don¶t want any details of B. Final question is time taken for cuttingA into 1 yard piece is 2 seconds. Time taken to cut into 141 piece of 1 yard each is?

164.

A person buys a horse for 15 ponds, after one year he sells it for 20 pounds, after one year,again he buys the same horse at 30 pounds and sells for 40 pounds. What is the profit for that person?

165.

John buys a cycle for 31 dollars and given a cheque of amount 35 dollars. Shop Keeper exchanged the cheque with his neighbor and gave change to john. After 2 days, it is known thatcheque is bounded .Shop Keeper paid the amount to his neighbor. The cost price of cycles is 19dollars. What is the profit/loss for shopkeeper?

166.

There is a die with 10 faces .It is not known that fair or not 2 captains want to toss die for batting selection. What is the possible solution among the following?(a) if no. is odd it is head, if no is even it is tails(b) if no is odd it is tail, if no is even it is head(c) Toss a die until all the 10 digits appear on top face.

167.

In a family there are some boys and gilrs. All boys told that they are having equal no of brothers and sisters and girls told that they are having twice the no of brothers than sisters. Howmany boys and girls present in a family?

168.

2 years ago of A is x times that of B. 3 years hence the age of A is 4/3 times of B. What isthe present age of B in binary form?

169.

A metal strip of width x cm, 2 metal strips are placed one over the other, then the combinelength of 2 strips is y , if z strips are placed in that number manner. What is the final width of that arrangement?

170.

There are 100 men and 100 women on the dance floor. They want to dance with each other.Then which of the following statements is always true:(a) There are 2 men who danced with equal no. of women¶s(b) There are 2 women who danced with equal no of men

171.

A game is played between 2 players and one player is declared as winner. All the winnersfrom first round are played in second round. All the winners from second round are played inthird round and so on. If 8 rounds are played to declare only one player as winner, how many players are played in first round.

172.

There are 3 boys A,B,C and 2 girls D,E,.D always sit right to A, Girls never sit in extreme positions and in the middle position always sits in the extreme positions. Who is sittingimmediate right to E?

173.

49 members attended the party, in that 22 are males, 17 are females. The shake hands between males, females, male and female. Total 12 people given shake hands. How many suchkinds of such shake hands are possible?

174.

There are 1000 pillars for a temple 3 friends Linda, Chelsey, Juli visited that temple, Lindais taller than Chelsey and taller than 2 of 1000 pillars Juli is shorter than Linda. Find the correctsentence?(a)Linda is shorter among them(b) Chelsey is taller than Juli(c) Chelsey is shorter than Juli(d) Cannot determine who is taller among Chelsey and Juli.

175.

Entry ticket to an exhibition ranges from 1p to 31p. You need to provide exact change at thecounter. You have 31p coin. In how many parts will you divide 31p so that you will provide thatexact change required and carry as less coins as possible?(a) 22 (b) 31 (c) 6 (d) 32

SE

T : 3

1.

Alok and Bhanu play the following min-max game. Given the expression N=40+X+Y-Z,where X, Y and Z are variables representing single digits (0 to 9), Alok would like to maximize N while Bhanu would like to minimize it. Towards this end, Alok chooses a single digit number and Bhanu substitutes this for a variable of her choice (X, Y or Z). Alok then chooses the nextvalue and Bhanu, the variable to substitute the value. Finally Alok proposes the value for theremaining variable. Assuming both play to their optimal strategies, the value of N at the end of the game would be(a) 49 (b) 51 (c) 31 (d) 58

2.

The IT giant Tirnop has recently crossed a head count of 150000 and earnings of $7 billion.As one of the forerunners in the technology front, Tirnop continues to lead the way in productsand services in India. At Tirnop, all programmers are equal in every respect. They receiveidentical salaries and also write code at the same rate. Suppose 14 such programmers take 14minutes to write 14 lines of code in total. How long will in take 5 programmers to write 5 linesof code in total ?(a) 19 (b) 5 (c) 14 (d) 70

3.

14 people meet and shake hands. The maximum number of handshakes possible if there is to be no µcycle¶ of handshakes is (A cycle of handshakes is a sequence of people a1, a2,«ak, k>2such that the pairs {a1,a2}, {a2,a3},«, {a(k-1), ak}, {ak, a1} shake hands).(a) 11 (b) 12 (c) 10 (d) 13

4.

45 suspects are rounded by the police and questioned about a bank robbery. Only one of themis guilty. The suspects are made to stand in a line and each person declares that the person next tohim on his right is guilty. The rightmost person is not questioned. Which of the following

possibilities are true? A. All the suspects are lying. B. The leftmost suspect is guilty. C. Therightmost suspect is guilty.(a) A only(b) A and C(c) B only(d) A and B

5.

The dynamics of crowd behaviour are hard to study because usually people are not reliablewitnesses of their own behaviour. Now consider 4 people standing in the queue of a supermarket.You want to predict their behaviour based on their age group. You get to know from thesupermarket records that their average age 4 years ago was 43 years. After a while, another person joins the queue and the present average of all the 5 is 40 years. The present age of the last person in the queue is :(a) 28 years (b) 12 years (c) 32 years (d) 24 years

6.

One day Snow-white meets Pal and Unicorn in the Fairyland. She knows the Pal lies onMondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and tells the truth on the other days of the week. Unicorn,on the other hand, lies on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, but tells the truth on the other daysof the week. Now they make the following statements to Snow-white ± Pal: Yesterday was oneof those days when I lie. Unicorn: Yesterday was one of those days when I lie too. What day isit?(a) Tuesday(b) Monday(c) Thursday(d) Sunday

7.

The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has one of the most extra-ordinary and idiosyncraticcollections in French impressionist art. Dr. Barnes who put together this collection has insistedthat the paintings be hung in a particular manner specified by him at a museum designed by theFrench architect Paul Philippe Cret who also designed the Rodin Museum. The museum has, say,seven galleries ± Eugene Boudin, Cassatt, Boudin, Forain, Gonzales, Manet and Monet. Visitorsreach the main Eugene Boudin by an elevator, and they can enter and leave the exhibition onlythrough Eugene Boudin gallery. Once inside, visitors are free to move as they choose. Thefollowing list includes all of the doorways that connect the seven galleries: There is a doorway between Eugene Boudin and Cassatt, a doorway between Eugene BoudinandBoudin, and adoorway between Eugene Boudin and Gonzales galleries. There is a doorway between Cassattand Boudin galleries. There is a doorway between Gonzales and Forain and a doorway betweenGonzales and Manet galleries. There is a doorway between Manet and Monet galleries. Which of the following rooms CANNOT be the third gallery that any visitor enters ?(a) Monet (b) Boudin (c) Forain (d) Cassatt

8.

Mr. Beans visited a magic shop and bought some magical marbles of different colours alongwith other magical items. While returning home whenever he saw a coloured light, he took outmarbles of similar colours and counted them. So he counted the pink coloured marbles and foundthat he has bought 25 of them. Then he counted 14 green marbles and then 21 yellow marbles.He later counted 30 purple coloured marbles with him. But when he reached a crossing, helooked at a red light and started counting red marbles and found that he had bought 23 Redmarbles. As soon as he finished counting, it started raining heavily and by the time he reachedhome he was drenched. After reaching home he found that the red, green and yellow marbles hadmagically changed colours and became white, while other marbles were unchanged. It will take 1

day to regain its colours, but he needs to give atleast one pair of marbles to his wife now. So howmany white marbles must be choose and give to his wife so as to ensure that there is atleast one pair of red, yellow and green marbles ?(a) 46 (b) 35 (c) 29 (d) 48

9.

A greengrocer was selling watermelon at a penny each, chickoos at 2 for a penny and peanutsat 3 for a penny. A father spent 7p and got the same amount of each type of fruit for each of histhree children, Jane, Joe and Jill. Jane is three years older than Jill and Joe is exactly half the ageof Jane and Jill together. What did each child get ?(a) 1 watermelon, 3 chickoos, 2 peanuts(b) 1 watermelon, 1 chickoo, 1 peanus(c) 1 watermelon, 2 chickoos, 2 peanuts(d) 1 watermelon, 2 chickoos, 1 peanut

10.

Given 3 lines in the plane such that the points of intersection from a triangle with sides of length 20, 20 and 20, the number of points equidistant from all the 3 lines is(a) 4 (b) 3 (c) 0 (d) 1

11.

33 people {a1, a2,«,a33} meet and shake hands in a circular fashion. In other words, thereare totally 33 handshakes involving the pairs, {a1,a2}, {a2,a3},«,{a32, a33}, {a33, a1}. Thenthe size of the smallest set of people such that the rest have shaken hands with at least one personin the set is(a) 10 (b) 11 (c) 16 (d) 12

12.

Consider two vessels, the first containing on liter of water and the second containing one liter of pepsi. Suppose you take one glass of water out of the first vessel and pour it into the secondvessel. After mixing you take one glass of the mixture from the second vessel and pour it back into the first vessel. Which one of the following statements holds now?(a) None of the statements holds true.(b) There is less Pepsi in the first vessel than water in the second vessel.(c) There is more Pepsi in the first vessel than water in the second vessel.(d) There is as much Pepsi in the first vessel as there is water in the second vessel.

13.

Amok is attending a workshop µHow to do more with less¶ and today¶s theme is Workingwith fever digits. The speakers discuss how a lot of miraculous mathematics can be achieved if mankind (as well as womankind) had only worked with fever digits. The problem posed at theend of the workshop is µHow many 10 digit numbers can be formed using the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(but with repetition) that are divisible by 4?¶ Can you help Amok find the answer?(a) 1953125(b) 781250(c) 2441407(d) 2441406

14.

For the FIFA world cup, Paul the octopus has been predicting the winner of each match withamazing success. It is rumored that in a match between 2 teams A and B, Paul picks A with thesame probability as A¶s chances of wining. Let¶s assume such rumors to be true and that in amatch between Ghana and Bolivia, Ghana the stronger team has a probability of 11/12 of winning the game. What is the probability that Paul with correctly pick the winner of the Ghana-Bolivia game?(a) .92 (b) .01 (c) .85 (d) .15

15.

There are two boxes, one containing 39 red balls and the other containing 26 green balls. Youare allowed to move the balls between the boxes so that when you choose a box at random and a

ball at random from the chosen box, the probability of getting a red ball is maximized. Thismaximum probability is(a) .60 (b) .50 (c) .80 (d) .30

16.

After the typist writes 40 letters and addresses 40 envelopes, she inserts the letters randomlyinto the envelopes (1 letter per envelope). What is the probability that exactly 1 letter is insertedin an improver envelope?(a) 1 ± 1/40(b) 1/40(c) 1/401(d) 0

17.

A hare and a tortoise have a race along a circle of 100 yards diameter. The tortoise goes inone direction and the hare in the other. The hare starts after the tortoise has covered 1/3 of itsdistance and that too leisurely. The hare and tortoise meet when the hare has covered only 1/4 of the distance. By what factor should be hare increase its speed so as the win the race?(a) 4(b) 3(c) 12(d) 5.00

18.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 20. For each value of n from 1 to 20,statements n says µAt least n of the statements on this sheet are true.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false?(a) The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered are false.(b) The first 13 statements are false and the rest are true.(c) The first 6 statements are true and the rest are false.(d) The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered are false.

19.

The question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer the question using thefollowing instructions: Choose 1: if the question can be answered by using one of the statementsalone but not by using the other statement alone. Choose 2: if the question can be answered byusing either of the statements alone. Choose 3: if the question can be answered by using bothstatements together but not by either statement alone. Choose 4: if the question cannot beanswered on the basis of the two statements. Zaheer spends 30% of his income on his children¶seducation, 20% on recreation and 10 % on healthcare. The corresponding percentages for Sandeep are 40%, 25% and 13%. Who spends more on children¶s education? A´ Zaheer spendsmore on recreation that Sandeep B: Sandeep spends more on healthcare than Zaheer.(a) 3 (b) 2 (c) 1 (d) 4

20.

Subha Patel is an olfactory scientist working for International Flavors and Fragrances. Shespecializes in finding new scents recorded and reconstituted from nature thanks to Living Flower Technology. She has extracted fragrance ingredients from different flowering plants into bottleslabeled herbal, sweet, honey, anisic and rose. She has learned that a formula for a perfume isacceptable if and only if it does not violate any of the rules listed: If the perfume contains herbal,it must also contain honey and there must be twice as much honey as herbal. If the perfumecontains sweet, it must also contain anisic, and the amount of anisic must equal the amount of sweet. honey cannot be used in combination with anisic. anisic cannot be used in combinationwith rose. If the perfume contains rose, the amount of rose must be greater than the total amountof the other essence or essences used. Which of the following could be added to an unacceptable perfume consisting of two parts honey and one part rose to make it acceptable?

(a) Two parts rose(b) One part herbal(c) Two parts honey(d) One part sweet

21.

The citizens of planet Oz are 6 fingered and thus have developed a number system in base 6.A certain street in Oz contains 1000 buildings numbered from 1 to 1000. How many 3¶s are usedin numbering these buildings? Express your answer in base 10.(a) 144(b) 54(c) 108(d) 36

22.

Recent reports have suggested that sportsmen with decreased metabolic rates perform better in certain sports. After reading one such report, Jordan, a sportsperson from Arlington decides toundergo a rigorous physical training program for 3 months, where he performs Yoga for 3 hours,walks for 2 hours and swims for 1 hour each day. He says: I began my training on a Wednesdayin a prime number month of 2008. I lost 1% of my original weight within the first 30 days. In thenext two months combined, I lost 1 Kg. If he walks at 5 mph over a certain journey and walks back over the same route at 7 mph at an altitude of 200 meters, what is his average speed for the journey?(a) 5.83(b) 2.92(c) 6.00(d) 35.00

23.

A schoolyard contains only bicycles and 4 wheeled wagons. On Tuesday, the total number of wheels in the schoolyard was 134. What could be possible number of bicycles?(a) 16 (b) 15 (c) 18 (d) 14

24.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 20. For all values of n from 1 to 20,statement n says: µExactly n of the statements on this sheet are false.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false?(a) The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered statements are false.(b) All the statements are false.(c) The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered statements are false.(d) The second last statement is true and the rest are false.

25.

There are two water tanks A and B, A is much smaller than B. While water fills at the rate of one litre every hour in A, it gets filled up like 10, 20, 40, 80, 160 ..in tank B. (At the end of firsthour, B has 10 litres, second hour it has 20, and so on). If tank B is 1/8 filled after 5 hours, whatis the total duration required to fill it completely?(a) 9 hours(b) 7 hours(c) 3 hours(d 8 hours

26.

A hollow cube of size 5 cm is taken, with a thickness of 1 cm. It is made of smaller cubes of size 1 cm. If 4 faces of the outer surface of the cube are painted, totally how many faces of thesmaller cubes remain unpainted?(a) 900(b) 488

(c) 500(d) 800

27.

Alice and Bob play the following coins-on-a-stack game. 100 coins are stacked one abovethe other. One of them is a special (gold) coin and the rest are ordinary coins. The goal is to bringthe gold coin to the top by repeatedly moving the topmost coin to another position in the stack.Alice starts and the players take turns. A turn consists of moving the coin on the top to a positionI below the top coin (for some I between 0 and 100). We will call this an i-move (thus a 0-moveimplies doing nothing). The proviso is that an i-move cannot be repeated; for example once a player makes a 2-move, on subsequent turns neither player can make a 2-move. If the gold coinhappens to be on top when it¶s a player¶s turn then the player wins the game. Initially, the goldcoin is the third coin from the top. Then(a) In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 1-move.(b) In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 0-move.(c) Alice has no winning strategy. In order to win, Alice¶s first move can be a 0-move or a 1-move.

28.

The teacher is testing a student¶s proficiency in arithmetic and poses the following question:1/2 of a number is 3 more than 1/6 of the same number. What is the number?Can you help the student find the answer? 9 8 10 3

29.

A circular dashboard of radius 1.0 foot is at a distance of 20 feet from you. You throw a dartat it and it hits the dartboard at some point Q in the circle. What is the probability that Q is closer to the center of the circle than the periphery? 1.00 .75 .25 .50

30.

A result of global warming is that the ice of some glaciers is melting. 13 years after the icedisappears, tiny plants, called lichens, start to grow on the rocks. Each lichen growsapproximately in the shape of a circle. The relationship between the diameter of this circle andthe age of the lichen can be approximated with the formula: d=10*(t ± 13) for t > 13, where drepresents the diameter of the lichen in millimeters, and t represents the number of years after theice has disappeared. Using the above formula, calculate the diameter of the lichen, 45 years after the ice has disappeared. 450 437 13 320

31.

25 people meet and shake hands. The maximum number of handshakes possible if there is to be no µcycle¶ of handshakes is (A cycle of handshakes is a sequence of people a1, a2, «,ak, k>2such that pairs {a1, a2}, {a2, a3}, «, {a(k-1), ak}, {al, a1} shake hands). 24 22 21

23

32.

Consider two cans, the first containing one litre of water and the second containing one litreof Pepsi. Suppose you take one cup of water out of the first can and pour it into the second can.After mixing you take one cup of the mixture from the second can and pour it back into the firstcan. Which one of the following statements holds now? There is less Pepsi in the first can than water in the second can. There is more Pepsi in the first can than water in the second can. None of the statements holds true. There is as much Pepsi in the first can as there is water in the second can.

33.

A greengrocer was selling orange at a penny each, olives at 2 for a penny and grapes at 3 for a penny. A father spent 7p and got the same amount of each type of fruit for each of his threechildren, Jane, Joe, and Jill. Jane is three years older than Jill and Joe is exactly half the age of Jane and Jill together. What did each child get? 1 orange, 2 olives, 2 grapes 1 orange, 3 olives, 2 grapes 1 orange, 1 olive, 1 grape 1 orange, 2 olives, 1 grape

34.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 20. For each value of n from 1 to 20,statement n says µAt least n of the statements on this sheet are true.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false? The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered are false The first 13 statements are false and the rest are true. The fist 6 statements are true and the rest are false. The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered are false.

35.

45 suspects are rounded by the police and questioned about a bank robbery. Only one of them is guilty. The suspects are made to stand in a line and each person declares that the personnext to him on his right is guilty. The rightmost person is not questioned. Which of the following possibilities are true? A. All the suspects are lying. B. The leftmost suspect is guilty. C. Therightmost suspect is guilty. A and C A and B A only B only

36.

Ferrari S.P.A. is an Italian sports car manufacturer base in Maranello, Italy. Founded by EnzoFerrari in 1928 as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored driver and manufactured race cars before moving into production of street ± legal vehicles in 1947 as Ferrari S.p.A..Throughout itshistory, the company has bee noted for its continued participation in racing, especially inFormula One, where it has enjoyed great success. Rohit once brought a Ferrari. It could go 2times as fast as Mohit¶s old Mercedes. If the speed of Mohit¶s Mercedes is 40 Km/hr and thedistance traveled by the Ferrari is 913 Km, find the total time taken for Rohit to drive thedistance. 12 Hours 22 Hours 456 Hours 11.41 Hours

37.

The teacher is testing a student¶s proficiency in arithmetic and poses the following question:

1/3 of a number is 6 more than 1/6 of the same number. What is the number?Can you help the student find the answer? 35 6 37 36

38.

Recent report have suggested that sportsmen with decreased metabolic rates perform better incertain sports. After reading one such report, Jordon, a sportsperson from Arlington decides toundergo a rigorous physical training program for 3 months, where he performs Yoga for 3 hours,walks for 2 hours and swims for 1 hour each day. He says: I began my training on a Wednesdayin a prime number month of 2008. I lost 1% of my original weight within the first 30 days. In thenext two months combined, I lost 1 Kg. If he walks at 5 mph over a certain journey and walks back the same route at 8 mph at an altitude of 200 meters, what is his average speed for the journey? 6.15 3.08 6.50 26.67

39.

The result of global warming is the ice of some glaciers is melting. 19 years after the icedisappears, tiny planets, called lichens, start to grow on the rock. Each lichen growsapproximately in the shape of a circle. The relationship between the diameter of the circle andthe age of the lichen can be approximated with the formula: d =12* (t-19) for t>19, where drepresents the diameter of the lichen in millimeters, and t represents the number of years after theice has disappeared. Using the above formula, calculate the diameter of the lichen, 32 years after the ice has disappeared. 384 156 19 365

40.

There are two boxes, one contains 12 red balls and the other containing 47 green balls. Youare allowed to move the balls between the boxes so that when you choose a box at random and a ball at random from the chosen box, the probability of getting a red ball is maximized. Thismaximum probability is: .59 .20 .10 .50

41.

The citizens of planet Oz are fingered and thus have developed a number system in base 6. Acertain street in Oz contains 1000 buildings numbered from 1 to 1000. How many 2¶s are used innumbering these buildings? Express your answer in base 10. 144 24

108 36

42.

The question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer the question using thefollowing instructions: Choose1: if the question can be answered by using one of the statementsalone but not by using the other statement alone. Choose2: if the question can be answered byusing either of the statements alone. Choose3: if the question can be answered by using bothstatements together but not by either statement alone. Choose4: if the question cannot beanswered on the basis of the two statements. Zayed spends 30% of his income on his children¶seducation, 20% on recreation and 10% on healthcare. The corresponding percentage for Sandeepare 40%, 25% and 13%. Who spends more on children¶s education? A: Zayed spends more onrecreation than Sandeep B: Sandeep spends more on healthcare than Zayed. 4 3 2 1

43.

The question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer the question using thefollowing instructions: Choose1: if the question can be answered by using one of the statementsalone but not by using the other statement alone. Choose2: if the question can be answered byusing either of the statements alone. Choose3: if the question can be answered by using bothstatements together but not by either statement alone. Choose4: if the question cannot beanswered on the basis of two statements. Tarun is standing 2 steps to the left of a green mark and3 steps to the right of a black mark. He tosses a coin. If it comes up heads, he moved one step tothe right, otherwise he moves one step to the left. He keeps doing this until he reaches one of thetwo marks, and then he stops. At which mark does he stops? A: he stops at 21 coin tosses. B: heobtains three more tails than heads. 1 3 4 2

44.

There are two water tank A and B, A is much smaller than B. While water fills at rate of oneliter every hour in A, it gets filled up like 10, 20, 40, 80, 16..in tank B. (At the end of first hour,B has 10 litres, second hour it has 20, and so on). If tank B is 1/8 filled after 7 hours, what is thetotal duration required to fill it completely? 10 hours 9 hours 11 hours 3 hours

45.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 10. For all values of n from 1 to 10,statement n says: µExactly n of the statements on this sheet are false.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false? The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered statements are false. The second last statement is true and the rest are false. The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered statements are false.

All the statements are false.

46.

Alok is attending a workshop µHow to do more with less¶ and today¶s theme is working withfewer digits. The speakers discuss how a lot of miraculous mathematics can be achieved if mankind (as we as womankind) had only worked with fewer digits. The problem posed at theend of the workshop is µHow many 6 digit numbers can be formed using the digits 1,2,3,4,5, (butwith repetition) that are divisible by 4?¶ Can you help Alok find the answer? 3906 3907 3125 1250

47.

The dynamics of crowd behaviour are hard to study because usually people are not reliablewitness of their own behaviour. Now consider 4 people standing in the queue of a supermarket.You want to predict their behaviour based on their age group. You get to know fro thesupermarket records that their average age 3 years ago was 48 years. After a while, another person joins the queue and the present average of all the 5 is 46 years. The present age of the last person in the queue is: 38 years 35 years 41 years 26 years

48.

Alice and Bob play the following coins-on-a-stack game. 100 coins are stacked one abovethe other. One of them is a special (gold) coin and the rest are ordinary coins. The goal is to bringthe gold coin to the top of the repeatedly moving the topmost coin to another position in thestack. Alice starts and the players take turns. A turn consists of moving the coin on the top to a position I below the top coin (for some I between 0 and 100). We will call this as i-move (thus a0-move implies doing nothing). The proviso is that an i-move cannot be repeated, for exampleonce a player makes a 2-move, on subsequent turns neither player can make a 2-move. If thegold coin happen to be on the top when it¶s a player¶s turn then the player wins the game.Initially, the gold coin is the third coin from the top. Then In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 1-move. Alice has no winning strategy. In order to win, Alice¶s first move can be a 0-moveor a 1-move. In order to win, Alice¶s first move should be a 0-move.

49.

There are two water tanks A and B, A is much smaller than B. While water fills at the rate of one litre every hour in A, it gets filled up like 10, 20, 40, 80, 160 ..in tank B. (At the end of firsthour, B has 10 litres, second hour it has 20, and so on). If tank B is 1/16 filled after 16 hours,what is total duration required to fill it completely? 19 hours 20 hours 4 hours 21 hours

50.

Consider two tumblers, the first containing one litre of milk ad the second containing onelitre of coffee. Suppose you take one glass of milt out of the first tumbler and pour it into thesecond tumbler. After mixing you take one glass of the mixture from the second tumbler and pour it back into the first tumbler. Which one of the following statements holds now? None of the statements holds true.

There is less coffee in the first tumbler than milk in the second tumbler. There is as much coffee in the first tumbler as there is milk in the second tumbler. There is more coffee in the first tumbler than milk in the second tumbler.

51.

A circular dashboard of radius 2.0 foot is at a distance of 20 feet from you. You throw a dartat it and it hits the dartboard at some point Q in the circle. What is the probability that Q is closer to the center of the circle than the periphery? .75 1.00 .25 .50

52.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 10. For all values of n from 1 to 10,statement n says: µExactly n of the statements on this sheet are false.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false? All the statements are false. The second last statement is true and the rest are false. The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered statements are false. The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered statements are false.

53.

Consider two vessels, the first containing one litre of oil and the second containing one litreof coffee. Suppose you take one spoon of oil out of the first vessel and pour it into the secondvessel. After mixing you take one spoon of mixture from the second vessel and pour it back intothe first vessel. Which one of the following statements holds now? None of the statements holds true. There is less coffee in the first vessel than oil in the second vessel. There is more coffee in the first vessel than oil in the second vessel. There is as much coffee in the first vessel as there is oil in the second vessel.

54.

There are two water tanks A and B, A is much smaller than B. While water fills at the rate of one litre every hour in A, it gets filled up like 10, 20, 40, 80, 160 ..in tank B. (At the end of firsthour, B has 10 litres, second hour it has 20, and so on). If tank B is 1/32 filled after 19 hours,what is total duration required to fill it completely? 5 hours 23 hours 24 hours 25 hours

55.

The question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer the question using thefollowing instructions: Choose1: if the question can be answered by using one of the statementsalone but not by using the other statement alone. Choose2: if the question can be answered byusing either of the statements alone. Choose3: if the question can be answered by using bothstatements together but not by either statement alone. Choose4: if the question cannot beanswered on the basis of two statements. Zayed spends 30% of his income on his children¶seducation, 20% on recreation and 10% on healthcare. The corresponding percentage for Sandeepare 40%, 25% and 13%. Who spends more on children¶s education? A: Zayed spends more onrecreation than Sandeep B: Sandeep spends more on healthcare than Zayed. 1 3 4 2

56.

The question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer the question using thefollowing instructions: Choose1: if the question can be answered by using one of the statementsalone but not by using the other statement alone. Choose2: if the question can be answered byusing either of the statements alone. Choose3: if the question can be answered by using bothstatements together but not by either statement alone. Choose4: if the question cannot beanswered on the basis of two statements. Tarak is standing 2 steps to the left of a yellow mark and 3 steps to the right of a grey mark. He tosses a coin. If it comes up heads, he moves one stepto the right, otherwise he moves one step to the left. He keeps doing this until he reaches one of the two marks, and then he stops. At which mark does he stops? A: he stops at 21 coin tosses. B:he obtains three more tails than heads. 2 3 4 1

57.

A sheet of paper has statements numbered from 1 to 10. For all values of n from 1 to 10,statement n says: µExactly n of the statements on this sheet are false.¶ Which statements are trueand which are false? The even numbered statements are true and the odd numbered statements are false. The second last statement is true and the rest are false. The odd numbered statements are true and the even numbered statements are false. All the statements are false.

58.

There are two boxes, one contains 47 red balls and the other containing 46 green balls. Youare allowed to move the balls between the boxes so that when you choose a box at random and a ball at random from the chosen box, the probability of getting a red ball is maximized. Thismaximum probability is .75 .50 .25 .51

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Consider two vessels, the first containing one liter of ink and the second containing one liter of cola. Suppose you take one glass of ink out of the first vessel and pour it into the secondvessel. After mixing you take one glass of mixture from the second vessel and pour it back intothe first vessel. Which one of the following statements holds now? There is as much cola in the first vessel as there is ink in the second vessel. None of the statements holds true. There is more cola in the first vessel than ink in the second vessel. There is less cola in the first vessel than ink in the second vessel.

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Hello friends.This is Sanjay Mishra.ECE(7th Semester) from Noida Institute of Engineering and technologyGreater Noida. TCS came two my college on 10th, Jan for

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(touch stone).go through previous papers only for this test. those papers are already posted here just get thereclues all questions are repeated in my paper just there are some changes in value so read dosequestion well 4m posted papers concrete on question like.

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18 programmer and 18 line code type there’re 3 question for me and statement typequestion (at least, almost, exactly some statement are true) i got all 3 types of question. so youmust solve 2 set as i did and if you don’t find solution there in paper just search it on google if udon get exact clue just remember it with some tricks because data may b changed..so that is it for written paper I attempted 29 out f which 27 was correct but I guess cut off was17-18 in my class.

0.33 marks were deducted for each wrong Answer

don’t fear of negativemarking two much but don’t be two complacent once second I would say must solve papers I prepare this in a day as TCS came just after my semester exams.

Now on 11th we went 4 interview.188 were there for technical and managerial round.

me-may I come in sir?sir-yes come in.me-good evening sir.he told me 2 sit and I thanked him here 1 thing I wanna share you write in resume only dosethings which u know well I was not good in C language so I did not mention about c languageand I was not asked a single question 4m C. he asked me my area of interest..me -OFC (optical fiber communication) and principle of communication OFC was one of my subof last semester even I mention few topics as my area of interest as multiplexing and modulation. he asked meabout MUX and its application. I answered. avoid answering in chatur’s way’s men give simpleanswers and explain and den he asked about my project. I answered. then some questionregarding my birth place (Bihar). I answered.he tried 2 demoralize me but i remain quiet and confident that’s it took 25-30 min and I was infor HR round.

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why gap?

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wanna cofy??i said no.

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any question ??Ii was prepared for this?

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do you have any location prob?So all I can say technical and material round was most important .prepare 1 sub along with your last semester subjects be confident but keep distance from over confidence. 120 were selectedand I was one of them it was one of my happiest movementAll The best

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