# Software Companies Placement Papers With Answers- -Free Download

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__Arithmetic Section__
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1. If a boat is moving in upstream with velocity of 14 km/hr and goes
downstream with a velocity of 40 km/hr, then what is the speed of the
stream ?

(a) 13 km/hr

(b) 26 km/hr

(c) 34 km/hr

(d) none of these

2. Find the value of ( 0.75 * 0.75 * 0.75 - 0.001 ) / ( 0.75 * 0.75 -
0.075 + 0.01)

(a) 0.845

(b) 1.908

(c) 2.312

(d) 0.001

3. A can have a piece of work done in 8 days, B can work three times
faster than the A, C can work five times faster than A.How many days
will they take to do the work together ?

(a) 3 days

(b) 8/9 days

(c) 4 days

(d) can
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4. A car travels a certain distance taking 7 hrs in forward journey,
during the return journey increased speed 12km/hr takes the times 5
hrs.What is the distance travelled ?

(a) 210 kms

(b) 30 kms

(c) 20 kms

(c) none of these

5.Instead of multiplying a number by 7, the number is divided by 7.
What is the percentage of error obtained ?

6. Find (7x + 4y ) / (x-2y) if x/2y = 3/2 ?

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 7

(d) data insufficient

7. A man buys 12 lts of liquid which contains 20% of the liquid and the
rest is water. He then mixes it with 10 lts of another mixture with 30%
of liquid.What is the % of water in the new mixture?

8. If a man buys 1 lt of milk for Rs.12 and mixes it with 20% water and
sells it for Rs.15, then what is the percentage of gain?

9. Pipe A can fill a tank in 30 mins and Pipe B can fill it in 28
mins.If 3/4th of the tank is filled by Pipe B alone and both are
opened, how much time is required by both the pipes to fill the tank
completely ?

10. If on an item a company gives 25% discount, they earn 25% profit.If
they now give 10% discount then what is the profit percentage.?

(a) 40%

(b) 55%

(c) 35%

(d) 30%

11. A certain number of men can finish a piece of work in 10 days. If
however there were 10 men less it will take 10 days more for the work
to be finished. How many men were there originally?

(a) 110 men

(b) 130 men

(c) 100 men

(d) none of these

12. In simple interest what sum amounts of Rs.1120/- in 4 years and
Rs.1200/- in 5 years ?

(a) Rs. 500

(b) Rs. 600

(c) Rs. 800

(d) Rs. 900

13. If a sum of money compound annually amounts of thrice itself in 3
years. In how many years will it become 9 times itself.

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) 12

14. Two trains move in the same direction at 50 kmph and 32 kmph
respectively. A man in the slower train observes the 15 seconds elapse
before the faster train completely passes by him.What is the length of
faster train ?

(a) 100m

(b) 75m

(c) 120m

(d) 50m

15. How many mashes are there in 1 squrare meter of wire gauge if each
mesh is 8mm long and 5mm wide ?

(a) 2500

(b) 25000

(c) 250

(d) 250000

16. x% of y is y% of ?

(a) x/y

(b) 2y

(c) x

(d) can
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17. The price of sugar increases by 20%, by what % should a housewife
reduce the consumption of sugar so that expenditure on sugar can be
same as before ?

(a) 15%

(b) 16.66%

(c) 12%

(d) 9%

18. A man spends half of his salary on household expenses, 1/4th for
rent, 1/5th for travel expenses, the man deposits the rest in a bank.
If his monthly deposits in the bank amount 50, what is his monthly
salary ?

(a) Rs.500

(b) Rs.1500

(c) Rs.1000

(d) Rs. 900

19.The population of a city increases @ 4% p.a. There is an additional
annual increase of 4% of the population due to the influx of job
seekers, find the % increase in population after 2 years ?

20. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3:2 Out of
these 10% the boys and 25% of girls are scholarship holders. % of
students who are not scholarship holders.?

21. 15 men take 21 days of 8 hrs. each to do a piece of work. How many
days of 6 hrs. each would it take for 21 women if 3 women do as much
work as 2 men?

(a) 30

(b) 20

(c) 19

(d) 29

22. A cylinder is 6 cms in diameter and 6 cms in height. If spheres of
the same size are made from the material obtained, what is the diameter
of each sphere?

(a) 5 cms

(b) 2 cms

(c) 3 cms

(d) 4 cms

23. A rectangular plank (2)1/2 meters wide can be placed so that it is
on either side of the diagonal of a square shown below.(Figure is not
available)What is the area of the plank?

Ans :7*(2)1/2

24. The difference b/w the compound interest payble half yearly and the
simple interest on a certain sum lent out at 10% p.a for 1 year is Rs
25. What is the sum?

(a) Rs. 15000

(b) Rs. 12000

(c) Rs. 10000

(d) none of these

25. What is the smallest number by which 2880 must be divided in order
to make it into a perfect square ?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

26. A father is 30 years older than his son however he will be only
thrice as old as the son after 5 years what is father
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(a) 40 yrs

(b) 30 yrs
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(c) 50 yrs

(d) none of these

27. An article sold at a profit of 20% if both the cost price and
selling price would be Rs.20/- the profit would be 10% more.What is the
cost price of that article?

28.If an item costs Rs.3 in
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00.What is the % increase in price?
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(a) 200/3 %

(b) 200/6 %

(c) 100%

(d) none of these

__Logical Section__

Directions: For questions 29-38 fill the missing number or letter in
the given series

29. a, c, e, g, _

(a) h

(b) i

(c) d

(d) j

30. a, e, i, m, q, u, _, _

(a) y,c

(b) b,f

(c) g,i

(d) none

31. ay , bz , cw , dx ,__

(a) gu

(b) ev

(c) fv

(d) eu

32. 1,2, 3, 5, 7, 11, __

(a) 15

(b) 9

(c) 13

(d) 12

33. kp , lo , mn , __

(a) nm

(b) np

(c) op

(d) pq

34. R,M,__,F,D,__

(a) I, C

(b) A, Q

(c) L, N

(d) B, Q

35. ___, ayw, gec, mki, sqo

(a) awx

(b) usq

(c) prs

(d) lmn

36. 1, 3, 4, 8, 15, 27, __

(a) 60

(b) 59

(c) 43

(d) 50

37. 0, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10, 15, 17, 24, 26,__

(a) 45

(b) 55

(c) 35

(d) 48

38. 2, 5, 9, 19, 37,__

(a) 64

(b) 55

(c) 75

(d) 40

Directions for questions 39 to 44: Select the alternative that
logically follows form the two given statements.

39. All scientists are fools. All fools are literates.

(a)All literates are scientists

(b) All scientists are literates

(c) No scientists are literates

(d) Both (a) and (b) are correct

40. No apple is an orange. All bananas are oranges.

(a) All apples are oranges

(b) Some apples are oranges

(c) No apple is a banana

(d) None of the above

41. All pens are elephants. Some elephants are cats.

(a) Some pens are cats

(b) No pens are cats

(c) All pens are cats

(d) None of the above

42. All shares are debentures.No debentures are deposits.

(a) All shares are deposits

(b) Some shares are deposits

(c) No shares are deposits

(d) None of the above

43. Many fathers are brothers. All brothers are priests.

(a) No father is a priest

(b) Many fathers are not priests

(c) Many fathers are priests

(d) Both (b) and (c)

44. Some green are blue. No blue are white.

(a) No green are white

(b) Some green are white

(c) No green are white

(d) None of the above

45. If the word CODING is represented as DPEJOH , then the word CURFEW
can be represented?

(a) dvsgfx

(b) dvshfx

(c) dgshfx

(d) dtsgfy

46. If in a certain code RANGE is coded as 12345 and RANDOM is coded as
123678, then the code for the word MANGO

would be

(a) 82357

(b) 84563

(c) 82346

(d) 82543

Directions for questions 47-49:The questions are based on the following
data

In a class of 150 students 55 speak English;85 speak Telugu and 30
speak neither English nor Telugu

47. How many speak both English and Telugu?

(a) 10

(b) 15

(c) 20

(d) 12

48.How many speak only Telugu?

(a) 55

(b) 45

(c) 65

(d) none of the above

49.How many speak at least one of the two languages?

(a) 120

(b) 100

(c) 250

(d) 50

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50.Look at this series: 53, 53, 40, 40, 27, 27, ... What number should
come next?
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A. 12

B. 14

C. 27

D. 53

__Technical Questions - C & C++__

1. What is wrong in the following problem

#include

main()

{

int i,j;

j = 10;

i = j++ - j++;

printf(%d %d, i,j);

}

ans: 0, 12

2.What is the output of the following problem

#include

main()

{

int j;

for(j=0;j<3;j++)

foo();

}

foo() {

static int i = 10;

i+=10;

printf(%d\n,i);

}

/* Out put is (***since static int is used i value is retained between
function calls) * 20 * 30* 40*/

3.What is wrong in the following code

#include

main()

{

char *c;

c = Hello;

printf(%s\n, c);

}

/*ans:- Hello, The code is successfully running */

4. What is the final value of i and how many times loop is Executed ?

#include

main()

{

int i,j,k,l,lc=0;

/* the input is given as 1234 567 */

printf(Enter the number string:<1234 567 \n);

scanf(%2d%d%1d,&i,&j,&k);

for(;k;k--,i++)

for(ll=0;lprintf(%d %d\n,i,l);}

printf(LOOPS= %d\n, lc-1);

}

/* Ans: i = 16, and loop is executed for 169 times */

5. What is the output of the following program

#include

main()

{

union {int a;int b;int c;} u,v;

u.a = 10;

u.b = 20;

printf(%d %d \n,u.a,u.b);

}

/* Ans : The latest value assigned to any of the union member will be
present in the union members so answer is 20 20*/

6.#include main()

{

float i, j;

scanf(%f %f, &i, &j);

printf(%.2f %.3f, i, j);

}

/Ans:- 123.34 3. 234 */

7.What is the out put of the following problem ?

#include

main()

{

char *str = 12345;

printf(%c %c %c\n, *str, *(str++), *(str++));

}

/* Ans: It is not 1 2 3

* But it is 3 2 1 Why ??

*/

8. Write a macro statement to find maximum of a,b

#include

#define max(a,b) (ab)?a:b

main()

{

int a,b;

a=3;

b=4;

printf(%d,max(a,b));

}

/* Ans is very simple the coding is just for testing it and output is 4
*/

9.What is the output of the following coding#include

main()

{

int len=4;

char *st=12345678;

for(i=0; i<6; i++)

st = st -len;

printf(%c\n,*st);

}

/* Ans : It will print some junk value */

10.

#include main()

{

func(1);

}

func(int i){static char *str ={ One,Two,Three,Four};

printf(%s\n,str[i++]);

return;

}

/* Ans:- it will give warning because str is pointer to the char butit
is initialized with more values if it is not considered then the answer
is Two */

11.

#include main()

{

int i;

for (i=1;i<100; i++)

printf(%d %0x\n,i,i);

}

/* Ans:- i is from 1 to 99 for the first format,

for the second format 1to9, ato f, 10 to 19,1ato1f, 20 to 29, etc */

12.In the following code please write the syntax for assing a value of
10 to field x of s and id_no 101 of s

#include

struct {

int x;

int y;

union {int id_no;char *name;}b;

}s,*st;

main()

{

st = &s;

st-x=10;

st-b.id_no = 101;

printf(%d %d\n,s.x,s.b.id_no);

}

/* Ans: The answer is st-x=10;

* st-b.id_no=101;

*/

13.Write a recursive function that calculates

* n * (n-1) * (n-2) * ....... 2 * 1

#include

main() {

int factorial(int n);

int i,ans;

printf(\n Enter a Number:);

scanf(%d,&i);

ans = factorial(i);

printf(\nFactorial by recursion = %d\n, ans);

}

int factorial(int n)

{

if (n <= 1) return (1);

else

return ( n * factorial(n-1));

}

14.What is the output of the following problem

#include

main()

{

int j,ans;

j = 4;

ans = count(4);

printf(%d\n,ans);

}

int count(int i)

{

if ( i < 0) return(i);

else

return( count(i-2) + count(i-1));

}

/* It is showing -18 as an answer */

15.#includemain()

{

int i=4;

if(i=0)

printf(statement 1);

else

printf(statement 2);

}

/* statement 2 */

__General English:__
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1. The sentences below represent Direct/Indirect speech. From the below
options, choose which one is the best example for the mentioned
sentence:She told her,
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a. She told her that she knew where the dog is.

b. She told her that she knows where the dog was.

c. She told her that she knew where the dog was.

d. She told that she knew where the dog is.

Choose the synonym(Qns 2 & 3):

2. FULSOME:

a. Thorough

b. Trivial

c. Eager

d. Excessive

3. GABBLE:

a. Consume Rapidly

b. Jump around

c. Identify

d. Bring together

4. The boy at the river was not eating _________ food.

a. a

b. nothing

c. any

5. Choose one word which resembles the sentence:Study of skin and skin
diseases

a. Orthopaedics

b. Dermatology

c. Gynaecology

d. Endocrinology

6. Rearrange the following to make a meaningful sentence:Which is the
third and second sentence in correct order?

1. Except, we all contributed in the beginning days.

2. Manohar has just joined his office, he has been transferred.

3. At first, he could not get hold of the city culture.

4. Chandrapur is basically a rural area.

5. Currently, Manohar feels proud of his partners.

6. Before being transferred he worked in the chandrapur office.

Answer: 4 and 6

7. The paragraph represents jumbled sentences. Arrange the paragraphs
in correct order:

a. A pact where a new government is being formed

b. The Liberals and the NDP commented that their plan is to end the
reign of Harper Conservative government by coming Monday.

c. If the present one falls apart as a result of lack of confidence

d. The opposition leaders of Canada have signed

1. ADCB

2. DACB

3. DABC

4. ABCD

8.A part of the below mentioned sentence has been underlined. Choose a
better word to use, in place of the underlined: Can you open this knot?

a. Break

b. Loose

c. No improvement

d. Untie

(Question 9 -12), write down the antonym

9. Comic

a. Fearful

b. Tragic

c. Painful

d. Emotional

10. Annoy

a. Please

b. Rejoice

c. Admire

d. Reward

11. Hapless

a. Consistent

b. Shaped

c. Cheerful

d. Fortunate

12. Niggardly

a. Generous

B. Stingy

C. Thrifty

D. Frugal

13. Join the following words to make up a meaningful sentence.What is
the correct order of these words to be arranged?

1. Suddenly

2. left

3. the

4. He

5. House

A. 12345 ,B. 14235 ,C. 32415, D. 53421

(Qns 14 & 15)Fill the blanks with appropriate words:

14. I can have ____ a pizza __ a chicken dish for lunch.

a. Whether, or

b. As, whereas

c. Either, or

15. ___ my father __ my mother are from Mumbai.

a. Both, and

b. Either, or

c. Both, with

Read the following passage and answer (Qns 16- 19)

At a stage like this in human civilisation, it is of utmost interest
that nations
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coarse ignorance towards one another decreases, people should start
understanding a bit of histories of other cultures, other countries and
the resulting mentality developed. It is really fault of Englishmen
because they expected people to run the world as they wanted to, to
international as well as political situations. We many a times expect
people to be the way we are and because of that nothing is made out of
our actual kindness and good intents. This could be corrected, not to
be a very wide extent but to a certain limit if we knew global history,
even outlines of it, about the conditions, social and political, which
have lead the country to shape up as it has currently.
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16. Author wants the people of his country to:

a. Read other nation
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s policies
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b. Have a better perceptive of other countries

c. Not to react with war

d. Have close contacts with all the countries

17. A better understanding among countries:

a. Has always been present

b. There is no need of that

c. Is now needed more than ever

d. Will always remain

18. The character that a country develops is mainly because of its:

a. Mentality

b. Gross Ignorance

c. Socio-Political Conditions

d. Cultural Heritage

19. The fault of Englishmen was that they expected others to react to
social and political situations like ________.

a. Everyone

b. Themselves

c. Others

d. Us

20. Find the word that has been spelt correctly:

a. Voguei

B. Equestrain

C. Asspersion

D. Voluptuous

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__Aptitude Questions:__
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1. Consider a group of working men. If 1/10th of the workers are absent
then work of each person would be increased by.

a. 20%

b. 22.22%

c. 10%

d. 11.11%

2. Consider the following statements,

All members of team A are good tall guys with an average height of 6
feet.

Average of the height of members of team B is lesser than that of team
A.

Which could be true among the below options.

a) Every member of team B is shorter than each member of team A.

b) Few members of team B could be over 6 feet.

3.John is supposed to walk from his house to park every morning. One
morning, he is in real hurry and wants to save at least 1/3rd of the
time. By how much percentage he should increase his

speed.

a. 100%

b. 33%

c. 66%

d. 50%

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**4. Pointing to the woman in the picture, Govind said, **
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Her mother has only one grand child whose mother is my wife
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. How is the woman in the picture related to Govind?
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a) Sister
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b) Wife
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c) cousin
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d) data inadequate

5. Woman in the picture is told as
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Her mother has one only one grand child. Mother of that grand child is
Govind
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s wife. So woman in the picture is wife of Govind.Anand is the uncle of
Bimala,
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who is the daughter of Cauvery and Cauvery is the daughter in law of
Palani. How is Anand related to Palani?

a) Son
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b) son in law
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c) Brother

d) newphew

6. Palani
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s daughter is Bimala. Anand is uncle of Bimala. Cauvery and Anand are
siblings. Therfore Anand is son of Palani.Pointing to a man, Lakshmi
says,
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**This man**
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**s sister is my mother-in-law**
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s husband related to the man?
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a) son
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b) son-in-law
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c) grandson
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d)nephew

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7. A cylinder of diameter 14 and height 7 is converted into a cone of
radius 6. Now, what could be the percentage height of the new shape ?
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a. 308%

b. 32%

c. 2150%

d. 215%

8. Find the largest number which gives out reminders 2 and 5 when used
to divide 80 and 122.

a. 19

b. 17

c. 13

d. infinite number of solutions

9. Find the ratio of the volumes of a sphere and cone of same radius.
Also the height of the cone is twice its radius.

a. 3 : 1

b. 4 : 3

c. 4 : 1

d. 2 : 1

10. Find the missing number in the sequence 504 , _ , 990, 1320, 1716

a. 720

b. 1000

c. 721

d. 790

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11.The perimeter of a square and a rectangle is the same. If the
rectangle is 12 cms. by 10 cms., then by what percentage is the area of
the square more than that of the rectangle?
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a) 1

b) 3

c) 5/6

d) 1/2

12. Capacity of a cylindrical vessel is 25,872 litres. If the height of
the cylinder is 200% more than the radius of its base, what is the area
of the base in square cms?

a) 336

b) 1232

c) 616

d) cannot be determined

13. If the radius of a circle is increased by 12%, then the area of the
circle

a) decreases by 25.44%

b) increases by 25.44%

c) no change in area

d) decreases by 12%

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14. Aravamudhan, Balakrishnan and Chinnan work in a developing software
company in starting level positions. However their salaries are
different. Aravamudhan
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**s salary and Balakrishnan**
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**s salary to Chinnan**
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s salary are in the ratio 4:3. If the total salary of all the three
employees is Rs.29230, what is the salary of Chinnan?
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a) Rs.12640

b) Rs.9480

c) Rs.7110

d) Rs.8660

15. Three cricket players -- Ramesh, Suresh and Ganesh play for three
different cricket Teams
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Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan respectively. Ramesh was born in Chennai
but brought up in Karnal,Haryana. Suresh was born in Delhi and brought
up in Delhi. Ganesh
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s fore-fathers were from Madurai but settled in Rajasthan. All the
three participated in a cricket tournament. Ramesh
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**s runs to Suresh**
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**s runs and Suresh**
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**s runs to Ganesh**
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s runs are in the ratio 5:7. If the total runs scored by all the three
players in the tournament is 327, find the total runs scored by Suresh
in the tournament?
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a) 95
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b) 85
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c) 65
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d) 105

__Technical Interview Questions:__

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State the different types of integration testing. RAM vs ROM? What do
you mean by multi-threading and multi-tasking? Explain the term
normalization. What is the difference between request processor and
request dispatcher? Explain the difference between trigger and stored
procedure. What are the types of networks? What is inheritance? What is
the difference between Array and Array list?
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