Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -16 Feb 2010

#### Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -16 Feb 2010

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7 Jan, 2012

Sample  Test Paper conducted on Date: 13 -02 -2004

Instructions:  max time 30 minutes , 15 questions for right ans  1 full mark and  mark with symbol  X for wrong ans ¼  marks   will reduced

1. Replace the letters with numbers and solve the equation 4(ABCDE) = EDCBA. answer is
(A) 87978    (B) 98765   (C) 56789     (D) 87912   (E) None of these

2. A certain number of workmen can do a piece of work in 25 days, in what time will another set of an equal number    of men do a piece of work as great supposing that 2 menof the first set can do as much work in a hour as 3 men  in the second set can do in an hour
(A) 60 days    (B)75 days   (C) 90 days  (D) 105 days  (E) None of these

3. A certain number of workmen can do a piece of work in 25 days, in what time will another set of an equal number    of men do a piece of work as great supposing that 2 menof the first set can do as much work in a  hour as 3 men  in the second set  can do in an hour
(A) 60 days    (B)75 days   (C) 90 days  (D) 105 days  (E) None of these

4. You are given two different length strings that have the characteristic that they both take exactly one hour to burn.  However, neither string burns at a constant rate. Some sections of the strings burn very fast, other sections burnvery slow.  All  you have to work with  is a matches to calculate when exactly 45 minutes has elapsed.

A)   1. Light both ends of the first string         2. Light end of the second string at the same time.

3. When the first string is finished burning,    4. Light the unlit end of the second string.

1. When the second string is finished burning exactly 45 minutes will have passed.

B) 1. Light both ends of the second string   2. Light beginning of the first string at the same time.

3. when the first string is finished burning,  4. Light the unlit end of the second string.

2. Dot likes pots and pans but not cooks, She likes straw but not hay; she likes sagas but not poems. Does she like a star or a planet?
(A) Star   (B) planet   (C) More date required

3. In a certain code language, ?851? means ?good sweet fruit?. ?783? means ?good red rose? and ?341? means  ?rose and fruit?. Which digit stands for ?sweet? in that language ?
(A) 8     (B)               (C) 1    (D) 3     (E) None of these

4. (i) Apron ?  Cap ? Suit   (ii)     Trot ? Step ? hop    (iii)               Early ? Late ?Ago
(iv)              Alone ? Apiece ? Another      (v)                Rope ? String ? Ribbon

For each triplet (group if 3 words) above, have a common bond.  Identify the triplets in which the words are not bonded.
(A) iii   (B) ii     (C)  V   (D)  iv   (E)  None of these

5. A man hires a taxi to meet him at the railroad station at 3 p. m. to take him to an appointment. He catches an
earlier train and arrives at 2 p.m. He decides to start walking, and is picked up en route by the taxi. He arrives
twenty minutes early for his appointment. How long did he wald ?
(A) 45 minutes   (B)  50 minutes    (C) 24 minutes  (D) 36 minutes  (E) none of these

6. There are 10 statements written on a piece of paper:
1.      At least one of statements 9 and 10 is ture.2.      This either is the first true or the first false statement.
3.      There are three consecutive statements, which are false.
4.      The difference between the numbers of the last true and the first true statement divides the number,
that is to be  found.
5.      The sum of the numbers of the true statement divides the number, that is to be found.
6.      This is not the last true statement.
7.      The number of each true statement divides the number, that is to be found.
8.      The number that is to be found is the percentage of true statements.

9.      The number of divisors of the number, that is to be found,(apart from 1 and itself) is greater than the
sum of the numbers of the true statements.

7. There are no three consecutive true statements.What is the number?
(A) 420   (B)  520   (C) 415  (D) 515

8. ?Lets hava some!? The kids around Betty as she checked the candies. ? Okey, but I?ll have a few myself,? she told them. ?It?s by age. A third of them for Bill, a quarter for Eve, a fifth for Linda, and a sixth for Bruce. That leaves just six for me.? How many were there in all?
(A) 200      (B) 180       (C) 120    (D) 90      (E) None of these

9. The question given below has problem and two statements numbered I and II  givingcertain information. You have to decide if the information given in the statements issufficient for answering the problem. Indicate your answer as

(A)   if  the data in statement I alone is sufficient;(B)   if the data in statement II alone is sufficient;
(C)   If the either in I and II alone is sufficient;
(D)   If the data given in I and II are not sufficient;
(E)    If the data given in I and II together are needed.

10. ?At a party
1)   There were 9 men and children    (2)   There were 2 more women than children
(3)    The number of different man-woman couples possible was 24.Of the three groups ? men, women, and
children       (4)   There were 4 of one group
(5)   There were 6 of one group
(6)   There were 8 of one group?  Exactly one of the speaker?s statement is false. Which of (1) through (6) is false
(A)  3  (B) 5  (C) 4  (D)2  (E) none of these

11. Your pockets are tearing from the weight of all the coins in them. After you unloadthem onto the kitchen table, you discover something surprising. You have exactly thesame number of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, totaling \$6.15. How many ofeach coin do you have?
(A) 10 of each     (B) 22 of each  (C) 15 of each  (D) 20 of each   (E) None of these

12. I have ten boxes which I want to pack into crates. Each crate is capable of carrying a maximum of 25 kg.
Unfortunately I only have three crates, and the total weight of the boxes is 75 kg:

 15kg                13kg                11kg                10kg                9kg 8kg                  4kg                  2kg                  1kg

How can I pack the boxes into crates so that each one has exactly 25 kg?

13.

 Crate 1 Crate 2 Crate 3 (A) 15, 10 11,13,1 9,8,4,2,2 (B) 15, 10 11,8,4,2 13,9,2,1 (C) 15,9,1 11,8,4,2 13,10,2

(D) all of these
(E) None of these

14. ?What day do you go back to school, Henry?? asked his grandmother one day. ?Well,?  Henry replied, ?Nine days ago, the day before yesterday was three weeks before the second day of term.?  If Henry had this conversation on a Sunday, what day of the week did he start school?(A) Monday
(B) Wednesday  (C) Tuesday   (D) Thursday   (E) Friday