Questions asked in placement test conducted by Satyam
Computers, held on 1 Feb 2008 at CEC Landran, Mohali
(Punjab)
1. A fruit
salad consists of apples, peaches and grapes in the ratio of
6: 5: 2 respectively, by weight. If 39 grams of the mixture
is prepared then what is the weight of apples and grapes in
mixture?
2. The
difference between simple interest and compound interest on
a sum of Rs. 600000 for two years is Rs. 6000. What is the
annual rate of interest?
3. A and B
can do a work in 20 days and 30 days respectively. In how
many days they will do the work together?
4. At 6
o’clock, clock ticks 6 times. The time difference first and
last ticks was 30sec. How much time it takes at 12 0’clock?
5. Sonia has
forgotten her friend’s seven digit telephone number. She
remembers the following: the first three digits are either
635 or 674, the number is odd and the numbers 9 appears
once. If Sonia were to use trial and error process to reach
her friend, what is the minimum number of trials she has to
make before she can be certain to succeed?
6. At the
wedding reception, there are five guests, Ram, Sham, Rohan,
Akram and Rani, who are not sure where to sit for dinner.
They ask the bride’s father, who said, As I remember, ram is
next to Rohan, Sham is is next to Akram or Rani. Neither
Rohan nor Sham is next to Rani and Akram should sit on
Rani’s left. As you look at them from the opposite side of
the table, can you correctly arrange the guests from left to
right?
7. The
average age of a group of persons going for picnic is 16
years. Twenty new persons with an average age of 15 years
join the group on the spot due to which their average
becomes 15.5 years. Find the numbers of persons initially
going for picnic?
8. What
comes next in series?
AX, BB,
CU, DD, …..?
9. The
members of the physics department and members of the
chemistry department are to be selected from exactly six
qualified candidates.The six candidates are
Jai,Krishna,Lakhan,Manish,Rakesh and Srikanth.the common
with the physics department as the rules allow,the chemistry
department must consists of…
a)
Manish,Rakesh,Srikanth
b)
Krishna,lakhan
,srikanth
c)
Lakhan,rakesh,srikanth
d)
Jai,lakhan,Krishna
e)
None of
these
10. What
is the value of √x?
a) x=100
b) √x>0
