Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   General - Other   -1 Jan 2003

#### Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   General - Other   -1 Jan 2003

• Posted by  FreshersWorld
7 Jan, 2012

Total 15 questions(1 mark each) r given 30 mins with 1/4 -ve marking. All r objective.

1. If SCOTLAND = 12345678, SAT=453, DON=128, and SALT=3782 then C = ?SAT,DON,SALT are not the exact words that were given but similar .LOGIC : C is not ther in any of the words other than 'scotland' and also 6. so C = 6.

2. 3 persons travelling in a train.Mr.SMITH,Mr.JONES n Mr.ROBINSON they r ENGINEER, FIREMAN n
BRAKESMAN, but not respectively. Also travelling r 3 ladies with same names Mrs.SMITH, Mrs.JONES
n Mrs.ROBINSON.
1. Mr.ROBINSON lives in DETROIT.
2. BREAKSMAN lives in midway of CHICAGO n DETROIT.
3. Mr.SMITH beats fireman in a game of billiards.
4. Mr. JONES earns \$20000 per annum.
5. BREAKSMAN's nearest neighbour earns exactly 3 times that of BREAKSMAN.Like this conditions r given and question asked is who is the ENGINEER? Question is just tricky but not so tough to analyze

3. A question on number series. Using the relation of the first series find out E?
57 58 118 357 1432
205 A B C D E

4. A large question almost a page. Very simple to answer. Some 20 facts r given n a question below which is not relevant to facts. So answer is NONE. Just go thru the facts in rapid fire n answer. Answer this question only at the last if time permits or else u will be stuck with it.

5. Inference question. Children r frequently used in drug business.
I. Children r smarter than grown ups.
II. Children can be easily convinced n r not suspected.
III. when they become young they can be easily trained.
Like this 3 stmts r given and asked that which of the stmts r implicit.

6. A square , rectangle, circle n triangle r drawn in a overlapped manner n some number r given in the intersection parts( like venn digrams).
square - cultivated area
rectangle - desert area
circle - electricity present
triangle - medical facilities
how much area is cultivated with electricity present but have no medical facilities.

7. 1. A = B+C
2. D = A+F
3. E = B+D
4. G = C+E
5. B = D+A
6. C = G+F
like this 6 stmts r given(not exactly the same) n asked which of the stmts can be executed parallely.

8. A C prog to shift an array towards left is given with some blanks in the place of while conditions.
Have to fill the blanks.

9. A problem which can be solved easily using venn diagrams.

10.  A sequence of 4 diagrams is given n have to find out the next diagram in the sequence.
they test ur logic thats it.

GD : Each group consisted of 8. that is y 6 were selected out of 8.topics same as given
previously.
UNO's portion in keeping peace
Is CHINA a software threat to INDIA
US-IRAQ war etc

INTERVIEW:

Most of them had HR & PROJECT DESCRIPTION.

• Strengths n Weaknesses.

• what r the prog. languages u had?

• Which generation of language is Assembly?

• Assembly program execution is faster or slow?

• What r 4th gen languages?

• What is STACK?

• Any other thing like STACK?

• why to use pointers?

• Which data type u use for pointers? data type of value which we want to point to. I said even we can have
VOID pointers.

• What is the use of void ?

• Why do u need functions which return nothing?

• How do compile a JAVA program? Using JAVAC we compile and we get 'bytecode', then it is presented to JVM which interprets the code and converts it into machine code.

• What is differernce between Compilation and interpretation?

• In RDBMS what is referential integrety? I told about foreign and primary constrains.

• What sports do u play, wat r other extra curricular activities do u have?

• wat is ur family background?

• Any problems faced during ur project not technically? want to test ur ability to work in a team.

• What is the tough stage u faced till now during ur whole education?