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Aptitude Question
1. Find the next number in the series 1, 3 ,7 ,13 ,21 ,31
(a) 43
(b) 33
(c) 41
(d) 45
Answer : a
2. A person travels 12 km in the southward direction and then travels
5km to the right and then travels 15km toward the right and finally
travels 5km towards the east, how far is he from his starting place?
(a) 5.5 kms
(b) 3 km
(c) 13 km
(d) 6.4 km
Answer : b
3. If "PROMPT" is coded as QSPLOS ,then "PLAYER" should be
(a) QMBZFS
(b) QWMFDW
(c) QUREXM
(d) URESTI
Answer : a
4. A person travels 6km towards west, then travels 5km towards north
,then finally travels6km towards west. Where is he with respect to his
starting position?
(a) 13km east
(b) 13km northeast
(c) 13km northwest
(d) 13km west
Answer : c
5. If A speaks the truth 80% of the times, B speaks the truth 60% of
the times. What is the probability that they tell the truth at the same
time.
(a) 0.8
(b) 0.48
(c) 0.6
(d) 0.14
Answer : b
6. X's father's wife's father's granddaughter uncle will be related to
X as
(a) Son
(b) Nephew
(c) Uncle
(d) Grandfather
Answer : c
7. 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) 89343
(c) 84629
(d) 82347
Answer : d
8. Susan can type 10 pages in 5 minutes. Mary can type 5 pages in 10
minutes. Working together, how many pages canthey type in 30 minutes?
(a) 15
(b) 20
(c) 25
(d) 75
Answer : E
9. Six bells commence tolling together and toll at intervals 2,4,6,8,10
and 12 seconds respectively. In 30 minutes how many times they toll
together.
a) 4
b) 10
c) 15
d) 16
Answer : d
10. X varies inversely as square of y. Given that y = 2 for x = 1. The
value of x for y = 6 will be
equal to
(a) 3
(b) 9
(c) 1/3
(d) 1/9
Answer : D
11. If 10% of x = 20% of y, then x : y is equal to
(a) 1 : 2
(b) 2 : 1
(c) 5 : 1
(d) 10 : 1
Answer : b
12. A starts business with Rs.3500 and after 5 months, B joins with A
as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2 : 3.
What is B's contribution in the Capital ?
(a) Rs. 7500
(b) Rs. 8000
(c) Rs. 8500
(d) Rs. 9000
Answer : d
13. Ronald and Elan are working on an assignment. Ronald takes 6 hours
to type 32 pages on a computer, while Elan takes 5 hours to type 40
pages. How much time will they take, working together on two different
computers to type an assignment of 110 pages ?
(a) 7 hours 30 minutes
(b) 8 hours
(c) 8 hours 15 minutes
(d) 8 hours 25 minutes
Answer : c
14. A and B can do a piece of work in 72 days; B and C can do it in 120
days; A dn C can do it in 4
days. Who among these will take the least time if put to do it alone?
(a) 80 days
(b) 100 days
(c) 120 days
(d) 150 days
Answer : c
15. A cistern can be filled by a tap in 4 hours while it can be emptied
by another tap in 9 hours.If both taps are openedsimultaneously, then
after how much time will the cistern get filled ?
(a) 4.5 hours
(b) 5 hours
(c) 6.5 hours
(d) 7.2 hours
Answer : d
16. Pipe a can fill a tank in 5 hours, pipe B in 10 hours and pipe C in
30 hours. If all the pipes are
open, in how many hours will the tank completely ?
(a) 6 min. to empty
(b) 6 min to fill
(c) 9 min. to empty
(d) 9 min. to fill
Answer : c
17. A thief steals a car at 2.30 p.m and drives it at 60 kmph. The
theft is discovered at 3 p.m and the owner sets off in anothercar at 75
kmph. When will be overtake the thief.
(a) 4.30 p.m
(b) 4.45 p.m
(c) 5 p.m
(d) 5.15 p.m
Answer : d
18. Two trains starting at the same time from two stations 200 km
apart, and going in opposite directions cross each other at a distance
of 110 km from one of the stations. What is the ratio of their speeds
(a) 9 : 20
(b) 11 : 9
(c) 11 : 20
(d) None of these
Answer : B
19. Two trains each 100 m long, moving in opposite directions, cross
each other in 8 seconds. If one is moving twice as fast the other, then
the speed of the faster train is
(a) 30 km /hr
(b) 45 km / hr
(c) 60 km/hr
(d) 75 km/hr
Answer : C
20. Two trains each 100 m long, moving in opposite directions, cross
each other in 8 seconds. If
one is moving twice as fast the other, then the speed of the faster
train is
(a) 30 km /hr
(b) 45 km / hr
(c) 60 km/hr
(d) 75 km/hr
Answer : C
Verbal Ability Questions
Direction (110) : In each of the following questions, find out which
part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake the answer is
'no error'
1. The house with all its(a) / furniture and exotic plants(b) / were
sold for Rs. 50,000(c) / No error(d)
Answer : c
2. The teacher asked the students(a) / if everyone of them were
interested in(b) / going on an
excursion(c) / No error(d)
Answer : b
3. A physiologist in the last century demonstrated(a) / that puppies
will die(b) / if kept awake for
more than five days(c) / No error(d)
Answer : b
4. It is unfortunate that(a) / many youngsters get(b) / addicted to
gamble(c) / No error(d)
Answer : c
5. I have seen(a) / that film last year(b) / but I do not remember its
story(c) / No error(d)
Answer : a
6. Twice twelve(a) / makes(b) / twenty four (c)/ No error(d)
Answer : b
7. The flight purser took control(a) / of the plane after(b) / the
pilot had had(c) / a heart attack(c)/ No
error(d)
Answer : c
8. My friend did not see me(a) / for many years(b) / when I met him
last week(c) / No error(d)
Answer : a
9. We grieve our loss and cry helplessly(a) / while we should be
fighting for our rights(b) / and die a
noble death(c) / No error(d)
Answer : b
10. Work hard(a) / lest you will(b) / fail(c)/ No error(d)
Answer : d
Directions(1118): The following questions, consist of two words each
that have a certain relationship to each other, followed by four
lettered pairs of words. Select the lettered pair that has the same
relationship as the original pair of words.
11. Plants : Coal
(a) Crops : Manure
(b) Animals : Oil
(c) Cow : Milk
(d) Fire : Smoke
Answer : b
12. Rectangle : Cylinder
(a) Square : Sphere
(b) Circle : Dosc
(c) Triangle : Cone
(d) Wall : Room
Answer : c
13. Expend : Replenish
(a) Exhort : Encourage
(b) Formant : Rebellion
(c) Defect : Rejoin
(d) Encroachment : Occupy
Answer : c
14. Kangaroo: Australia
(a) Whale: River
(b) Elephant: Russia
(c) Penguin: Antarctica
(d) India: Peacock
Answer : c
15. Coronation: Reign
(a) Vaccination: Immunity
(b) Sculptor: Statue
(c) Degree : Graduate
(d) Summer: Rain
Answer : d
16. Grain: Salt
(a) Chip: Glass
(b) Blades: Grass
(c) Shred: Wood
(d) Shard: Pottery
Answer : a
17. Scythe; Reaping
(a) Light: Shining
(b) Shears: Cutting
(c) Saws: Gluing
(d) Screws: Turning
Answer : b
18. Dislike: Repulsion
(a) Dream: Sleep
(b) Steal: Crime
(c) Reputation: Behavior
(d) Intelligence: Wit
Answer : d
Directions (1920): In each of the following questions, a sentence has
been given in Active (or passive) voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested select the one which best express the same sentence in
Passive (or Active) Voice.
19. His pocket has been picked.
(a) They have his pocket picked
(b) Picking has been done to his pocket
(c) Picked has been his pocket
(d) Someone has picked his pocket.
Answer : d
20. Someone gave her a bull dog.
(a) She was given a bull dog.
(b) a bull dog was given to her
(c) She has been given a bull dog
(d) She is being given a bull dog by someone
Answer: b
Directions(2123): Pick out the most effective word from the given
words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
21. He succeeded in getting possession
????
..his land after a long court case
(a) For
(b) to
(c) of
(d) with
(e) against
Answer : c
22. Now a day Rajani is
????
.busy to take care of her health.
(a) Very
(b) too
(c) so
(d) extremely
Answer : b
23. Had the police not reached there in time the bandits him
(a) Did have killed
(b) will have killed
(c) would kill
(d) would have killed
Answer : d
Technical Questions
1. The format specifier "%d" is used for which purpose in C
(a) Left justifying a string
(b) Right justifying a string
(c) Removing a string from the console
(d) Used for the scope specification of a char[] variable
Answer : a
2. A sorting algorithm which can prove to be a best time algorithm in
one case and a worst time algorithm in worst case is
(a) Quick Sort
(b) Heap Sort
(c) Merge Sort
(d) Insert Sort
Answer : a
3. If the time quantum is too large, Round Robin scheduling degenerates
to
(a) Shortest Job First Scheduling
(b) Multilevel Queue Scheduling
(c) FCFS
(d) None of the above
Answer : c
4. Transponders are used for which of the following purposes
(a) Uplinking
(b) Downlinking
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
Answer : c
5. What details should never be found in the top level of a topdown
design?
(a) Details
(b) Coding
(c) Decisions
(d) None of the above
Answer : c
6. Thrashing can be avoided if
(a) The pages, belonging to the working set of the programs, are in
main memory
(b) The speed of CPU is increased
(c) The speed of I/O processor are increased
(d) All of the above
Answer : a
7. Which of the following communications lines is best suited to
interactive processing applications?
(a) Narrowband channels
(b) Simplex channels
(c) Fullduplex channels
(d) Mixed band channels
Answer : b
8. A feasibility document should contain all of the following except
(a) Project name
(b) Problem descriptions
(c) Feasible alternative
(d) Data flow diagrams
Answer : d
9. In an absolute loading scheme, which loader function is accomplished
by assembler
(a) Reallocation
(b) Allocation
(c) Linking
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Answer : d
10. Banker's algorithm for resource allocation deals with
(a) Deadlock prevention
(b) Deadlock avoidance
(c) Deadlock recovery
(d) None of these
Answer : b
11. A shift register can be used for
(a) Parallel to serial conversion
(b) Serial to parallel conversion
(c) Digital delay line
(d) All the above
Answer : d
12. In which of the following page replacement policies, Balady's
anomaly occurs?
(a) FIFO
(b) LRU
(c) LFU
(d) NRU
Answer : a
13. Subschema can be used to
(a) Create very different, personalised views of the same data
(b) Present information in different formats
(c) Hide sensitive information by omitting fields from the subschema's
description
(d) All of the above
Answer : d
14. A 12 address lines maps to the memory of

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(a) 1k bytes
(b) 0.5k bytes
(c) 2k bytes
(d) none
Answer : b
15. What is the main function of a data link content monitor?
(a) To detect problems in protocols
(b) To determine the type of transmission used in a data link
(c) To determine the type of switching used in a data link
(d) To determine the flow of data
Answer : a
16. Which of the following memories has the shortest access time?
(a) Cache memory
(b) Magnetic bubble memory
(c) Magnetic core memory
(d) RAM
Answer : a
17. In a processor these are 120 instructions . Bits needed to
implement this instructions
(a) 6
(b) 7
(c) 10
(d) none
Answer : b
18. Predict the output or error(s) for the following:
main()
{
char string[]=
?
Hello World
?
;
display (string);
}
void display (char *string)
{
printf(
?
%s
?
,string);
}
Answer : Compiler Error: Type mismatch in redeclaration of function
display
19. What are the values printed by the following program?
#define dprint(expr) printf(#expr
?
=%d\n
?
,expr)
main()
{
int x=7;
int y=3;
dprintf(x/y);
}
(a) #2 = 2
(b) expr=2
(c) x/y=2
(d) none
Answer : c
20. Parameterization generally involves
(a) Data table
(b) Random number
(c) Environment
(d) Both A & B
(e) Both A, B & C
Answer : e
21. The file which is used for recovering from the run time errors
known as
(a) QRS
(b) TSR
(c) PNG
(d) DAT
Answer : A
22. Among the following recording modes, which method uses both the
objects and mouse coordinates
(a) Normal
(b) Low level
(c) Analog
(d) All of the above
Answer : b
23. Where do you set the action iterations for a specified action?
(a) Action Settings
(b) Action Properties
(c) Action Run Properties
(d) Action Call Properties
Answer : d
24. Where do you mark an action as reusable?
(a) Action Settings
(b) Action Properties
(c) Action Run Properties
(d) Action Call Properties
Answer : b
25. After running a test that contains both input and output
parameters, where can the results of an output parameter be found?
(a) Local Data Sheet
(b) Global Data Sheet
(c) Runtime Data Table
(d) Designtime Data Table
Answer : c
26. If you have a Virtual Object Collection stored on your machine, and
you don
?
t want to use it what
you must do?
(a) Disable Virtual Objects in Test Settings
(b) Remove the Collection from your machine
(c) Disable Virtual Objects in General Options
(d) Remove the Collections from the Resources list
Answer : c
27. For a 25MHz processor, what is the time taken by the instruction
which needs 3 clock cycles,
(a) 120 nano secs
(b) 120 micro secs
(c) 75 nano secs
(d) 75 micro secs
Answer : a
28. For 1 MB memory, the number of address lines required,
(a) 11
(b) 16
(c) 20
(d) 24
Answer : c
29. Semaphore is used for
(a) synchronization
(b) deadlock avoidance
(c) box
(d) none
Answer : a
30. OLE is used in
(a) Inter connection in UNIX
(b) Interconnection in WINDOWS
(c) Interconnection in WINDOWS NT
(d)None
Answer : c
31. Preprocessor does not do which one of the following
(a) macro
(b) conditional compliclation
(c) in type checking
(d) including load file
Answer : c
32. Piggy backing is a technique for
(a) Flow control
(b) Sequence
(c) Acknowledgement
(d) Retransmission
Answer : c
33. In signed magnitude notation what is the minimum value that can be
represented with 8 bits
(a) 128
(b) 255
(c) 127
(d) 0
Answer : a
34. When an array is passed as parameter to a function, which of the
following statement is correct
(a) The function can change values in the original array
(b) In C parameters are passed by value. The function cannot change the
original value in the array
(c) It results in compilation error when the function tries to access
the elements in the array
(d) Results in a run time error when the function tries to access the
elements in the array
Answer : a
35. The type of the controlling statement of a switch statement cannot
be of the type
(a) int
(b) char
(c) short
(d) float
(e) none
Answer : d
36. What is the value of the statement (3^6) + (a^a)?
(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 18
(e) None
Answer : b
37. Consider the following program:
# include
class x {
public:
int a;
x();www.edugeeks.in
www.edugeeks.in
};
x::x() { a=10; cout<
class b:public x {
public:
b();
};
b::b() { a=20; cout<
main ()
{ b temp;
}
What will be the output of this program?
(a) 10
(b) 20
(c) 2010
(d) 1020
Answer : b
. If the sum of n terms of two series of A.P are in the ratio 5n+4:9n+6
.find the ratio of their 13th terms
(a) 129/231
(b) 1/2
(c) 23/15
(d) None of the above
Ans. (a)
2. If the letters of the word "rachit" are arranged in all possible
ways and these words are written out as in a dictionary, what is the
rank of the word "rachit".
(a) 485
(b) 480
(c) 478
(d) 481
Ans. (d)
3. Ravi's salary was reduced by 25%.Percentage increase to be effected
to bring the salary to the original level is
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 33 1/3%
(d) 30%
Ans. (c)
4. A and B can finish a piece of work in 20 days .B and C in 30 days
and C and A in 40 days. In how many days will A alone finish the job
(a) 48
(b) 34 2/7
(c) 44
(d) 45
Ans. (a)
5. How long will a train 100m long travelling at 72kmph take to
overtake another train 200m long travelling at 54kmph
(a) 70sec
(b) 1min
(c) 1 min 15 sec
(d) 55 sec
Ans. (b)
6. ? : BGLQ : : YDIN : VAFK
(a) EKNS
(b) DKMT
(c) DLMS
(d) EJOT
Ans. (d)
7. NLO : RPS : : ? : ZXA
(a) VUW
(b) VTR
(c) VTW
(d) TRP
Ans. (c)
8. A man speaks the truth 3 out of 4 times. He throws a die and reports
it to be a 6. What is the probability of it being a 6?
(a) 3/8
(b) 5/8
(c) 3/4
(d) None of the above
Ans. (a)
9. A team of 200 wagers undertakes building work of a bridge. The total
time allocated to build the entire bridge is 20 days. After 10 days
since start, 200 more wagers join the team and together the team
completes the bridge in required time. If the original team do not get
those 200 extra wagers, how many days they would be behind schedule to
complete building the bridge.
a) 10 days
b) 20 days
c) 15 days
d) 1 days
Answer : a) 10 days
10. A team P of 20 engineers can complete a task in 32 days. Another
team Q of 16 engineers can complete the same task in 30 days. Then the
ratio of working capacity of 1 member of P to that of a member of Q is:
a) 3:2
b) 4:3
c) 2:5
d) 3:5
Answer : b) 4:3
11. The price of Machine D equals the sum of the prices of machine A, B
and C whose price are in the ratio 2:3:4 respectively. If weights of A,
B, C and D varies as square of its individual price and difference of
weight of D and A, B and C together is 9880 kg. Then what is the weight
of D?
a) 15390 kg
b) 14790 kg
c) 15800 kg
d) none of these
Answer : a) 15390 kg
12. If 4:6 is the ratio of number of girls and boys in a computer
coaching class.If 50% of girls and 40% of boys are degree holders then
the percentage of the candidates who are nondegree holders is:
a) 12%
b) 38%
c) 56%
d) 49%
Answer : c) 56%
13. The time showed by an analog clock at a moment is 11 am then
1234567890 hours later it will show the time as:
a)11am
b)11pm
c)5am
d)4pm
Answer : c)5am
14. The time showed by the clock at a moment is 8 am then the
respective time of after and before 42896 hours is :
a)4 pm & 12 am
b)6 am & 4 pm
c)5 pm & 7 am
d)3 am & 3 pm
Answer : a)4 pm & 12 am
15. The minimum number of digits required to form every number which is
greater than 900 and less than 9,000 is:
a) 39
b) 72
c) 49
d) 81
Answer : a) 39
16. Find the difference of the minimum number of numbers required to
form every number from 1 to 1234 and 1 to 4321.
a) 9
b) 7
c) 4
d) 3
Answer : d) 3
17. A person was fined for exceeding the speed limit by 10 km/hr.
Another person was also fined for exceeding the same speed limit by
twice the same. If the second person was traveling at a speed of
35km/hr,find the speed limit.
A. 19 km/hr
B. 27 km/hr
C. 30 km/hr
D. 15 km/hr
18. The difference between the compound and simple interest on a
certain sum for 2 years at the rate of 8% per annum is Rs.80,What is
the sum?
A. 11,880
B. 12,500
C. 13,250
D. 14,270
19. The ratio between two numbers is 5:7 and their product is 560. What
is the difference between these two numbers?
A. 8
B. 12
C. 6
D. 21
20. The mean and the variance of a binomial distribution are 4 and 2
respectively. Then the probability of 2 successes is:
A. 37/256
B. 219/256
C. 128/256
D. 28/256
21. After spending 2/3 of his salary on rent and food items and 1/4th
of the remaining on transportation, Rajesh has 6000 with him. How much
did he pay on transportation?
A. 2000
B. 4000
C. 6000
D. 1000
22. In base 10 representation for a rupee 100 paise,then base 8
representation what is rupee value
A. 142
B. 143
C. 144
D. 145
23. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the escalator of a tube station. He
found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30 seconds to reach
the bottom.However, if he steps down 34 stairs he would only require 18
seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment
the top step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step
at the bottom, find out the height of the stair way in steps?
A. 46 steps
B. 47 steps
C. 48 steps
D. 49 steps
24. The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as it was
4 years ago, because an old member has been replaced by a young
member.Find how much younger is the new member ?
A. 39 years.
B. 40 years.
C. 41 years.
D. 42 years
25. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number.
After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The
digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original
number, but they are in reverse order. The ten's place of the original
number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the
number?
A. 43
B. 44
C. 45
D. 46
26. A person travels 6km towards west, then travels 5km towards north
,then finally travels 6km towards west. Where is he with respect to his
starting position?
A. 13km east
B. 13km northeast
C. 13km northwest
D. 13km west
27. If A speaks the truth 80% of the times, B speaks the truth 60% of
the times. What is the probability that they tell the truth at the same
time
A. 0.8
B. 0.48
C. 0.6
D. 0.14
28. A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops
3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to
reach the top?
A. 17 hours
B. 18 hours
C. 19 hours
D. 20 hours
29. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at Rs.9 a
kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how
many kgs. brand A are needed to make 40kgs. of the mixture?
A. 24kgs.
B. 25kgs.
C. 26kgs.
D. 27kgs
30. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the
previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day?
A. 7
B. 8
C. 9
D. 10
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