CTS  Placement Paper   Aptitude - English   Not Specified-1 Jan 1900

CTS  Placement Paper   Aptitude - English   Not Specified-1 Jan 1900


  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

     

    Infosys ? English/DI

    Directions (Q. 1-7): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
    1. A nation that loses the _______ of honesty loses its __________.
    1) power, will               2) appeal, charisma                3) dictum, ground        4) stamina, courage
    5) virtue, soul
    2. If one gets rid of the government officials and politicians from the _____ of economic activities, corruption will be _____.
    1) hub, balanced         2) nexus, reprimanded                        3) gear, eliminated      4) genre, alleviated
    5) sphere, reduced
    3. The principal aim of a socialist state is to ____  _______ in income and status and standards of life.
    1) abolish, poverty      2) curb, menace          3) eliminate, inequality           4) check, gulf
    5) minimise, standards
    4. To fight natural calamities wisdom requires that we ________ crises and _______ for them.
    1) apprehend, tackle   2) anticipate, prepare  3) hamper, secure                   4) address, evolve
    5) sense, deviate
    5. This collection of essays has _________ beyond the traditional ______ of a versatile economist.
    1) ventured, domain    2) marked, line                        3) performed, performance     4) sold, copyright
    5) held, charisma
    6. It is quite true that when the whole economy is in ________, raising the rate of interest has other ________.
    1) seize, burdens        2) shambles, dimensions        3) jeopardy, glimpse   4) distress, implications
    5) swing, justification
    7. In a democracy, it is essential that ______ voices on one extreme or the other should exist as part of the system of checks and _____.
    1) concerned, pressure           2) dissenting, balances           3) confronting, pranks
    4) opposition, whims   5) eager, fancies
    Directions (Q. 8-13): Study the following table and answer accordingly: The following table shows the marks obtained by six students in six different subjects.

    Stu./Sub.

    History(100)

    Maths(200)

    English(150)

    Biology(150)

    Econo.(100)

    Hindi(150)

    Ankit

    62

    162

    113

    30

    75

    90

    Sana

    59

    118

    103

    38

    72

    107

    Ramar

    54

    173

    97

    26

    79

    105

    Sumantra

    69

    106

    100

    36

    68

    118

    Joseph

    68

    109

    109

    32

    75

    113

    Sharbani

    72

    143

    76

    40

    64

    103

    8. Which two students have got equal marks in all subjects together?
    1) Ankit-Joseph           2) Joseph- Ramar        3) Sana- Sumantro      4) Sana- Sharbani
    5) Ankit-Sharbani
    9. What is the approximate ratio between the sum of percentages of marks obtained by Ramar in History and Hindi and percentage marks obtained by Sharbani in Maths?
    1) 7:4               2) 4:7               3) 7:5               4) 8:5               5) 5:9
    10. Percentage of marks obtained by Sumantro in Economics is what percent more/less as a percentage of the percentage marks obtained by Ankit in Maths?
    1) 15%             2) 10%             3) 13%             4) 19%             5) 23%
    11. Percentage of marks obtained by Joseph in all subjects together is
    1) 63.43%        2) 67.46%        3) 70.43           4) 60.59%        5) 73.43%
    12. The marks obtained by Sumantro in Hindi is what per cent more than the marks obtained Sana is English?
    1) 12.34%        2) 10.87%        3) 14.56%        4) 16.43%        5) 17.89%
    Directions (Q. 14-25): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.
    The earth is not only the (14)________  heritage of all humankind but also the ultimate (15)________ of life. By over-exploiting its (16)________ we are (17)_________  the very  (18)_________ of our own life. All around signs (19)___________ of the destruction (20)__________ by human activity and of the (21)____________ of nature. Therefore, the protection and (22)___________  of the earth is not a question of morality or ethics but a question of own (23)_____________ . How we (24)_____________ to this challenge will (25)_____________ not only this generation but many generations to come.
    14. 1) cultural        2) common      3) historical     4) established             5) initial
    15. 1) destiny        2) sparkle        3) principle      4) source                     5) goal
    16.  1) burden        2) capacity       3) resources    4) nature          5) reserves
    17.  1) undermining           2) stressing     3) forcing         4) seeking       5) evading
    18.  1) hope           2) basis           3) unity            4) solidarity     5) growth
    19.  1) compete     2) glitter           3) stages         4) marvel         5) abound
    20.  1) caused       2) unfold          3) negligence  4) unfolded      5) highlighted
    21.  1) casualty      2) abuse          3) load             4) degradation             5) harshness
    22.  1) infrastructure         2) respect        3) conservation           4) beautification  5) generation
    23.  1) doom          2) survival       3) rationality    4) prestige       5) intelligence
    24.  1) cater           2) forward        3) confront       4) tolerate        5) respond
    25.  1) review        2) reprimand   3) engulf          4) affect           5) deprive
      ANSWERS
    1. (5) 2. (5) 3. (3) 4. (2) 5. (1) 6. (4) 7. (2) 8. (3) 9. (1) 10. (4) 11. (2) 12. (3) 13.(3) 14. (2) 15. (4) 16. (3) 17. (1) 18. (2) 19. (5) 20. (1)
    21. (4) 22. (3) 23. (2) 24. (5) 25. (4)

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