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RS Aggarwal / Barons GRE Book Sample Questions asked in many TCS and other Placement Papers: Mathematics, Reasoning, Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude Questions Sample Collection:

1.if the word ‘ddosszm’ is changed to ‘central’ then what will be the change for ‘rtjbl’ ?
2.what is the largest prime number in 8 digit number?
3.the word unimpressive was given.they asked us to do change 1st & 2nd,3rd & 4th,so on.then they asked what will be 10th letter from right?
4.the plane question was took off from 7 degree 53′ 6.1” and landed at 8 degree 6′ 43.5”.it takes 12 hours to travel between these points.then what will be local time at destination ?[just follow previous ques paper the problem was same]
5.g[0]=1,g[1]=-1,g[n]=2*g[n-1]-3*g[n-2] then calculate g[4]= ?
6.the series was asked : 5,6,7,8,10,11,14,..?
7.they asked the temperature was same as previous papers.the ratio was -t*t/6+4t+12.
8.the ques on a man,a woman and a boy finish work together in 6 takes 10 days,woman takes 24 days then how much boy will take?
ans:40 days
8.the matrix of a(7,9) was given.the address of the first byte of a(1,1) takes 4 bytes to store the nuymber.then calculate the address of the last byte of a(5,8).
9.the program requires 4000(n)1/2 [ie square root of n].if size of program was increased by 1% then calculate the percentage change in size of program.
10.modulo(373,7)+round(5.8)+truncat(7.2)-round(3.4) = ?
i exactly don’t remember the truncate function.but the function was where we skip the ‘.’ part.
ans : 12
11.the bucket size is takes 0.0001 KB/milisec to fill bucket.the bucket takes 100 or 1000 milisec to reach to takes 100 milisec to pass acknowledgement from dest to calculate how much time will it take to pass N KB ,write formula.
[i don’t remember the exact figures of bucket transmission time from source to dest]
12.the graph was given.the x and y axes were there.the line is intersecting them.the points of intersection were y=3,x=0 and x=-2,y=0.write the equation of line.
13.the decimal number was was converted to other system.they asked to identify the
system.i.e. octal,hexadecimal.
14.they asked us to match the pairs.they were like,
basmati-wheat not type of
15.the paragraph was was on associations and the example of lecturer was there in para.



1. If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is SHDVD ?
Ans. PEASA (hint: in the first
word, the alphabets of the jumbled one is three
alphabets after the corresponding alphabet in the word
SURMISE. S = V-3, similarly find the one for SHDVD)

2. If DDMUQZM is coded as CENTRAL then RBDJK can be
coded as ———
Ans. QCEIL (hint: Write both the
jumbled and the coded word as a table, find the
relation between the corresponding words, i.e C= D-1,
N=M+1 & so on

3. In the word ECONOMETRICS, if the first and second ,
third and forth ,forth and fifth, fifth and sixth
words are interchanged up to the last letter, what
would be the tenth letter from right?
Ans. word is CENOMOTEIRSC tenth word is R

4. Find the result of the following __expression if, M
denotes modulus operation, R denotes round-off, T
denotes truncation: M(373,5)+R(3.4)+T(7.7)+R(5.8)
Ans. 19

5. What is the largest prime number that can be stored
in an 8-bit memory?
6. Find the physical quantity in units from the
equation: (Force*Distance)/(Velocity*Velocity)
Ans. Ns2/m
7. Find the value of @@+25-++@16, where @ denotes
“square” and + denotes “square root”.
Ans: 621

8. If f(0)=1 and f(n)= f(n-1)*n, find the value of
Ans: 24

9. Convert the decimal number 310 to the base 6.
Ans: 1234

10. Find the missing number in the series: 2, 5,
__ , 19 , 37, 75
Ans: 9

11. In a two-dimensional array, X(9,7), with each
element occupying 4 bytes of memory, with the address
of the first element X(1,1) is 3000, find the address
of X(8,5).

12. Find the fourth row, having the bit pattern as an
integer in an 8-bit computer, and express the answer
in its decimal value.
A 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
B 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
C 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
(AU(B-C)) ?
Ans. 29

13. Complete the series 2, 7, 24, 77,__ (hint: 2*12=
24, 7*11= 77, therefore 24*10= 240)
Ans: 240

14. Consider the following diagram for answering the
following questions:

A. Find the difference between people playing
cricket and tennis alone.
Ans: 4
B. Find the percentage of people playing
hockey to that playing both hockey and cricket.

C. Find the percentage of people playing all
the games to the total number of players.
Ans: 6%

15. One more question of the same type (Same type of
diagram; of course in a different set)

RS Aggarwal / Barons GRE Sample Questions asked in Top MNCs Placement Papers:

1. How many more or less speak English thanFrench?

2. What % people speak all the three languages?

3. What % people speak German but not English?

{In another set cricket, hockey and tennis are changed
with the name of some computer languages, such as
Java, Cobol, Fortran (may be some other name)}

16. Select the odd one out
a. Oracle b.
Linux c. Ingress
d. DB2

17. Select the odd one out
a. SMTP b. WAP
c. SAP
d. ARP

18. Select the odd man out.
a. Java b.
Lisp c. Smalltalk
d. Eiffel

19. Which of the following are orthogonal pairs?
a. 3i+2j
b. i+j c. 2i-3j
d. -7i+j

20. Number of faces, vertices and edges of a cube
a. 12,8,6
b. 4,6,8 c. 6,8,12
d. 6,12,8

21. Given a Bar Chart showing the sales of a company.
(In Figure) The sales in years as shown in the figure
are (in crores) 1998-1999 – 130, 1997-1998 – 90,
1996-1997 – 90, 1995-1996 – 70

1. The highest growth rate was for the year
Ans. 1998-1999

2. The net increase in sales of the company in the
year span of 1995-1999
Ans. 60 crores.

3. The lowest growth rate was for the year
Ans. 1997

22. Find the value of the decimal number to the base
Ans. 1436.

23. Complete the series:5,6,7,8,10,11,14,__.
Ans. 15

24. If the vertex (5,7) is placed in the memory. First
vertex (1,1) ?s address is 1245 and then address of
(5,7) is ———-

25. In which of the system, decimal number 384 is
equal to 1234?

26. A man, a woman, and a child can do a piece of work
in 6 days. Man only can do it in 24 days. Woman can do
it in 16 days and in how many days child can do the
same work?

27. In Madras, temperature at noon varies according to
-t^2/2 + 8t + 3, where t is elapsed time. Find how
much temperature more or less in 4pm to 9pm.

28. The size of the bucket is N kb. The bucket fills
at the rate of 0.1 kb per millisecond. A programmer
sends a program to receiver. There it waits for 10
milliseconds. And response will be back to programmer
in 20 milliseconds. How much time the program takes to
get a response back to the programmer, after it is

29. The size of a program is N. And the memory
occupied by the program is given by M = square root of
100N. If the size of the program is increased by 1%
then how much memory now occupied ?

30. A power unit is there by the bank of the river of
750 meters width. A cable is made from power unit to
power a plant opposite to that of the river and
1500mts away from the power unit. The cost of the
cable below water is Rs. 15/- per meter and cost of
cable on the bank is Rs.12/- per meter. Find the total
of laying the cable.
Ans. Rs. 22,500 (hint: the plant
is on the other side of the plant i.e. it is not on
the same side as the river)

{There are two questions, both showing a curve. In the
first one, you have to identify the curve. In the
second one you have to Write the equation of the
curve. In }

RS Aggarwal and Barons GRE Sample Questions asked in Placement Test Papers:


1. If A can copy 50 pages in 10 hours and A and B
together can copy 70 pages in 10 hours, how much time
does B takes to copy 26 pages?
a. b.
c. d.

2. Match the following:
1. Male – Boy —>
a. A type of
2. Square – Polygon —> b.
A part of
3. Roof – Building —>
c. Not a type of
4. Mushroom – Vegetables —> d.
A superset of
Ans: 1- d, 2- a, 3- b, 4- c

3. Match the following.
1. brother ? sister —>
a. Part of
2. Alsatian ? dog —>
b. Sibling
3. sentence ? paragraph —> c.
Type of
4. car – steering —>
d. Not a type of
Ans. 1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d

Questions 20- 24 are based on the following passage:
The office staff of the XYZ
corporation presently consists of three bookkeepers
(A, B and C) and five secretaries (D, E, F, G and H).
Management is planning to open a new office in another
city using three secretaries and two bookkeepers of
the current staff. To do so they plan to separate
certain individuals who do not function well together.
The following guidelines were established to set up
the new office:
I. Bookkeepers A and C are
constantly finding fault with one another and should
not be sent as a team to the new office.
II. C and E function well alone but
not as a team. They should be separated.
III. D and G have not been on
speaking terms for many months. They should not go
IV. Since D and F have been competing
for promotion, they should not be a team.

4. If A is to be moved as one of the bookkeepers,
which of the following cannot be a possible working

5. If C and F are moved to the new office, how many
combinations are possible?
(a) 1 (b) 2
(c) 3 (d) 4
(e) 5

6. If C is sent to the new office, which member of the
staff cannot go with C?
(a) B (b) D
(c) F (d) G
(e) H

7. Under the guidelines developed, which of the
following must go to the new office?
(a) B (b) D
(c) E (d) G
(e) H

8. If D goes to the new office which of the following
is (are) true?
I. C cannot go.
II. A cannot go.
III. H must also go.
a. I only. b. II only.
c. I and II only. d. I and III only.
e. I, II and III.

9. Two stations A & B are 110 km apart. One train
starts from A at 7 am, and travels towards B at
20kmph. Another train starts from B at 8 am and
travels towards A at 25kmph. At what time will they
a. 9 am b. 10 am
c. 11 am d. 10.30 am

10. If a man can swim downstream at 6kmph and upstream
at 2kmph, his speed in still water is:
a. 4kmph b. 2kmph
c. 3kmph d. 2.5kmph

Answer the following three questions based on the
A student applying at a college should take three
courses. There are altogether four courses, namely,
Science, Maths, Social Sudies and Economics. (The
names may vary, but the pattern is the same)
One can take a Science course onty if he has taken a
Maths course.
One can take a Maths course only if he has taken a
Science course.
One can take a n Economics course only if he has taken
a Social Studies course.

11. Which of the following is a possible course?
a. Two Science courses and a Social
Studies Course.
b. Two Maths courses and an Economics
c. One Mats course, one Science course and
a Social Studies course.
d. One Maths course, one Science course
and an Economics course.

12. Which of the following courses a student can take?
I. One Science, one Social Studies,
one Economics
II. Two Science, one Social Studies
III. Two Science, one Maths.
a. I only
b. III only c. I and II only
d. II and III only

13. Which of the following is not a possible course?
a. Two Science courses and a Maths course.
b. Two Maths course and a
Science course.
c. One Maths course, one Science course
and a Social Studies Course.
d. One Maths course, one Science course
and an Economics course.

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