CATERPILLER Placement Paper on 13 March 2013

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    Each question consist of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.(1-3)

    1. slur : speech : : smudge :?

    Ans. writing

    2. epaulet : shoulder : : ring :?

    Ans. finger

    3. vernacular : place : : fingerprint : ?

    Ans .identical

    (4-8)find the next word in series

    4. BC ,CE, EG ,GK ?





    5. AA, AB ,BC, CE?





    6. AB, EF, JK, QR ?





    7.ACD ,EGL, IKT, MOB?





    8.AC, CG ,GO, OE?





    In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word. (9-13)



    10) COVERT


    11) PENSIVE


    12) MITIGATE





    In each question, an incomplete statement (Stem) followed by fillers is given. Pick out the best one which can complete incomplete stem correctly and meaningfully.(14-15)

    14) His appearance is unsmiling but ......

    A. his heart is full of compassion for others

    B. he looks very serious on most occasions

    C. people are afraid of him

    D. he is uncompromising on matters of task performance

    E. he is full of jealousy towards his colleagues

    15) He has no money now ......

    A. although he was very poor once

    B. as he has given up all his wealth

    C. because he was very rich once

    D. because he has received huge donation

    E. because he was very greedy about wealth

    General Awareness:

    1. According to World Bank's latest report India is now the world's ________wealthiest nation?

    (A) Fourth

    (B) Eighth

    (C) Twelfth

    (D) Sixteenth

    2. Isuzu Motors Ltd, Japan's largest maker of light trucks has decided to start making buses in India in2007 in association with:

    (A) TELCO

    (B) Ashok Leyland

    (C) Swaraj Mazda

    (D) Mahindra and Mahindra

    3. In an attempt to enhance the quality of customer service and strengthen the grievance redressalmechanism, the Reserve Bank of India has constituted a new department Customer Service Department (CSD). Which of the following is not among the key responsibilities of the department?

    (A) Dissemination of instructions or information relating to customer service.

    (B) Grievance redressed by banks and the RBI.

    (C) Administering the Banking Ombudsman (BO) scheme and act as a nodal department for the Banking codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI).

    (D) All of the above

    4. The new ICC president David Morgan belongs to which among the following countries?

    (A) England

    (B) South Africa

    (C) Australia

    (D) New Zealand

    5. Which among the following countries has the maximum amount of external debt?

    (A) USA

    (B) Mexico

    (C) Brazil

    (D) Japan

    6. Tata Sky is a satellite television company in India, formed through a joint venture between the TataGroup and

    (A) Star TV

    (B) Eurospace

    (C) Sky Italia

    (D) ISRO

    7. 'Eco Mark' is given to the Indian products that are:

    (A) pure and unadulterated

    (B) rich in protein

    (C) economically viable

    (D) environment-friendly

    8. The indicator of economic prosperity is:

    (A) increase in gross national product at current prices

    (B) increase in net national product at current prices

    (C) increase in gross national product at fixed prices

    (D) increase in net national product at fixed prices

    9. Cairn Energy, which is exploring oil in Rajasthan, belongs to

    (A) Ireland

    (B) Scotland

    (C) Norway

    (D) Sweden

    10. The youngest ever Indian to achieve a Grandmaster norm in Chess is:

    (A) Sahaj Grover

    (B) Saina Nehwal

    (C) Parimarjan Negi

    (D) D Harika

    11. Which among the following is not a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India?

    (A) National Housing Bank

    (B) National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development

    (C) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India

    (D) Exim Bank of India

    12. The December 2006 Asian Games were held in

    (A) Doha

    (B) Abu Dhabi

    (C) Riyadh

    (D) Kyoto

    13. The National Stock Exchange incorporated in 1992, in terms of transactions holds:

    (A) fifth rank in the World.

    (B) third rank in the World.

    (C) seventh rank in the World.

    (D) does not figure in the top 10.

    14. Which country, of the following, is the biggest contributor for Foreign Direct Investment in India between1991 and 2004?

    (A) Mauritius

    (B) USA

    (C) Japan

    (D) United Kingdom

    15. SAFTA stands for

    (A) South Asia Free Trade Agreement

    (B) South African Federation for Tribal Advancement

    (C) South Asian Forum for Tourism Agreements

    (D) None of the above

    16. Which company, out of the following, does not figure in the “Forbes Global 2000â€￾ year 2005 ranking?

    (A) NTPC

    (B) ONGC

    (C) SBI

    (D) EIL

    17. Introduction of 3G services in telecommunication industry will NOT include which of the followingfeatures?

    (A) Video Streaming

    (B) Stock Transactions

    (C) E-learning

    (D) E-Governance

    18. Which Finance Minister resigned after a report on Haridas Mundhra share imbroglio was published in1958?

    (A) GK Iyengar

    (B) Ramanand Shastri

    (C) TT Krishnamachari

    (D) V Padmanabhan

    19. Which state tops the revenues collected under the implemented VAT tax regime?

    (A) Maharashtra

    (B) Andhra Pradesg

    (C) Gujarat

    (D) Karnataka

    20. Which player won the country's highest ever professional Golf Prize held at China?

    (A) Shiv Kapur

    (B) Jeev Milkha Singh

    (C) Gaurav Ghei

    (D) Jyoti Randhawa


    1. Work done in a free expansion process is

    2. A system absorbs 100 k J of heat and the increase in its internal energy is 100 kJ; the work done is

    3. The specific heats of the gas at constant pressure and constant volume are respectively 1.0 kJ/kg K and 0.72 kJ/kg K; the value of R for the gas is

    4. he compression ratio for a petrol engine generally lies between

    5. The SFC of an engine is 0.25 kg/kW hr. when the fuel used has a calorific value of 36000 kJ/kg. the thermal efficiency of the engine is

    6. When steam condenses and becomes water at the same temperature, the specific heat for the process in kJ/kg k is

    7. In vapour absorption refrigeration machine fluids used are
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    8. In a carnot engine with an efficiency of 40%, the heat rejected to the sink at 27 C is 60 kJ, then the heat supplied in kJ to the engine by the sources is

    9. In a simple spur gear train, gears with 24, 48, 32, 72 and 96 teeth are in sequence. The gear with 24 teeth runs at 900 rpm. The speed in rpm of gear with 72 teeth is

    10. a governer in an Ic engine controls the

    11. For a spring controlled governer the relation F = ar+b (F is the controlling force, r is the radius of rotation a and b are constants), indicates that the governer is

    12. 1.25 kg of hydrogen are burnt with stiochiometric air, the mass of air in kg required is

    13. A low wet bulb temperature indicates

    14. The moisture in air will condense at

    15. Air refrigeration cycle works on the

    16. A feather key is on one the following types

    17. The screw thread commonly used for transmission of motion is one of the following types of threads

    18. A cotter joint is generally used to transmit

    19. In a flange coupling, the flange bolts are designed for

    20. In power transmission using open belts or horizontal shafts it is preferable to have the slack side of the belt on the top because


    1.Judy is now twice as old as Adam, but 6 years ago, she was 5 times as old as he was . How old is judy now?

    A) 10 B) 16 C) 20 D) 24 E) 32

    2. if 3x=2(5-2x), then x = ?

    A) 10/7 B) 0 C) 3/7 D) 1 E) 10/7

    3. If a is equal to the sum of b and c, which of the following is equal to the difference of band c

    A) a-b-c B) a-b+c C) a-c D) a-2c E) a-b-2c

    4.if the sum of five consecutive even integers is t, then, in terms of t, what is the greatest of these integers?

    A) (t-20)/5 B) (t-10)/5 C) t/5 D) (t+10)/5 E) (t+20)/5

    5. If a school cafeteria needs c cans of soup each week for each student, and if there are s students in the school, for how many weeks will x cans of soup last?

    A) csx B) xs/c C) s/cx D) x/cs E) cx/s

    6. A vendor sell h hot dogs and s sodas. If a hot dog costs twice as much as a soda, and if the vendor takes in a total of d dollars, how many cents does a soda cost?

    A)100d/(s+2h) B) (s+2h)/100d C)d(s+2h)/100

    D) 100d(s+2h) E) d/100(s+2h)

    7.Yann will be x year old y years from now . How old was he z years ago?

    A)x+y+z B) x+y-z C)x-y-z D)y-x-z E)z-y-x

    8.At Medison High school each student studies exactly one foreign language. Three-fifth of the students take Spanish, and one-fourth of the remaining students take German. If all of the others take French, what per cent of the students take French?

    A)10 B)15 C) 20 D) 25 E) 30

    9.From 1994 to 1995 the sales of a book decreased by 80%. If the sales in 1996 were the

    same as in 1994, by what per cent did they increase from 1995 to 1996?

    A)80% B)100% C) 120% D) 400% E) 500%

    10. if 25% of 260 equals 6.5% of a, what is a?

    A) 10 B) 65 C) 100 D) 130 E) 1000

    11. in a certain club , the ratio of the number of boys to girls is 5:3. what percent of the

    members of club are girls?

    A) 37.5% B) 50% C) 60% D) 62.5% E) 80%

    12. From 1980 to 1990 , Lior's weight increased by 25% . if his weight was k kilograms in 1990, what was it in 1980?

    A)1.75k B) 1.25k C) 1.20k D) 0.80k E) 0.75k

    13. Evan has 4 times as many books as David and 5 times as many as Jason .If Jason has

    more than 40 books , what is the least number of books that Evan could have ?

    A)200 B)205 C) 210 D) 220 E) 240

    14. Alison is now three times as old as Jermy, but 5 years ago, she was 5 times as old as he was . How old is Alison now?

    A) 10 B) 12 C) 24 D) 30 E) 36

    15. What is the largest prime factor of 255?

    A) 5 B) 15 C) 17 D) 51 E) 255

    16. if w widgets cost c cents , how many widgets can you get for the dollars?

    A) 100dw/c B) dw/100c C) 100cdw D) dw/c E) cdw

    17. if 120% of a is equal to 80% of b, which of the following is equal to a+b?

    A) 1.5a B) 2a C) 2.5a D) 3a E) 5a

    18. if x and y are integers such that x3=y2 , which could not be the value of y?

    A) -1 B) 1 C) 8 D) 16 E) 27

    19. what is a divided by a% of a ?

    A) a/100 B) 100/a C) a2 /100 D) 100/a2 E) 100a

    20. If an object is moving at a speed of 36 kilometres per hour , how many meters does it

    travel in one second ?

    A) 10 B) 36 C) 100 D) 360 E) 1000
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    1. Synonym: pontificate. (Talk in a dogmatic and pompous manner)

    2. Antonym: loquacious. (Means Full of trivial conversation)

    3. Analogies: Whiff: scent Birds: anthropology (doubtful) Generator: Current.

    vacilliate :resolution as diobey :eek:rder…

    4. odd man out: iconoclast,hyperbole,exaggeration amused ,bemused, preoccupied mural,nostalgia,dream

    General Awareness:



    3. Montagu-chelmsford reforms

    4. How can you remove the president from his office?

    5. Minimum age for a person to be eligible to become a president.

    6. Who can preside over the meetings of both the sabhas but still cannot vote?

    7. regional army command is commanded by

    8. strength of defenc epersonal is 10 lakhs ,12lk,15,lk

    9. mirage 2000 aircraft is from which contry

    10. broad gauge 1.67m,2m,1.83m

    11. production of steam locomotives stopped from year

    12. first presidensy ban in which city,Chennai,Mumbai,Calcutta,delhi

    13. export import bank started in yr

    14. what % of Re,1 coins in Indian currency

    15. what earns more foreign money,tea,jute…

    16. strength of indian army.

    17. who commands the regional army.

    18. mirage bought from ans:france

    19. inflation occurs due to (increase in money)

    20. from where india get max for exchange.(jute,iron steel,sugar,tea)

    21. % of 1 rupee coin in total indian currency.


    1.Which of the following uses consumable electrodes.(I believe the options were MIG,TIG and stuff like that)

    2.Alloy used in the manufacture of surgical instruments.

    3. Uses of superconductors.

    4.Four questions from IC engines :

    a. For a given compression ratio the efficiency of Otto cycle>Diesel cycle.(Is this right?)

    b. Turning moment diagram for compression stroke of IC engine.

    5. What path does double slider crank mechanism follows. (Check if it is Elliptical).

    6.Ratio between Brake horse power to the energy supplied.

    7. Two emfs E1 and E2 are given. Among two lengths one is given. Be clear with the relation between ratio of emfs to the lengths across.

    if fine powder is added to metal soln,it forms single crystal/ refines grains
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    b.swept vol etc

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    down milling
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    starting friction is low in
    ht transfer is based on which law(zeroth,first,2nd,kirchoff)
    in refregeration where will temp be max?ans:between compres and condenser
    stoichiometric AF ratio is (chemically correct mixture by wt,ans:chemically correct mixture by efficiency)
    anodidising is
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    how will u pump sewagw water ie which pump?
    how will u pump viscous fluid?
    honing process:
    if thread angle is increased (mechanical adv decreases)
    principal plane condition:(shear stress 0,normal stress max)
    if refrigerator is opened in a room ,fan is also on.what will happen to room temp?
    graft in casting
    how will u improve resistance


    1.Two trains are travelling between two stations at a constant speed of 25kmph.The stations are 50km apart .A bird traveling at 100kmph starts its flight along with one train and travels in the same direction until it meets the other train. It changes its direction and goes in the reverse direction until it meets the initial train. Find the distance travelled by the bird before the two trains collide.

    2.A flight carrying food packets is flying at a height of 1960m from the ground. The speed of the flight is given. Find the time taken for a food packet dropped at that instance to hit the ground.

    (Hint: Use s=ut+(at^2)/2.Initial velocity as 0 coz the dropped food packet does not have velocity in the vertical direction.)

    when a square is constructed on 3 sides of a triangle ,their sides are in the ratio 1:3:4,THE WAT triangle is it
    x2+y2=45,xy=18,then 1/x+1/y=
    x-11/x>13/15,then x=
    in race 100m,b bet c by 25m.a bet b by 20m.then a will beat c by what metres
    5 tables and 10 chairs were sold for 20000.15%gain for table,10%loss on chair.overall profit rs 750.the cp of table is
    a man rows in still water in 9kmph in 2hr.if upstrm vel is 2times down,then find speed of stream
    h:base dia of a cone is 3:2.icecream is filled usig hemisph scoop whose half part is inside cone.if total length of icecrem is 36 cm,find vol of icecream
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    avg of 5 playrs is x.addition of 6th player increases avg by 2.add od 7thplyr decreases avg by 2.runs of 7th plyr is
    if 500 more cows r there then each cow gets 40% less hay.the no of cows is
    value of gold is increasing by 11%.if present value is 10000,then value beforwe 2 months is
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    an amount doubles in 5 yrs due to SI.wat will be the value of the 13yrs 9 months if princi is adden every year
    first a=I
    vaue of a sqre is assigner to b
    if sqrt of c>5o terminate,else goto beginning
    wat is the last value of c
    22. sum of sqr of 2 nos is 45,prod is 18 find the sum of the reciprocals.

    23. labour sum(6 days)

    24. Cows consume hay.500 more cows decreases the hay by 40% per head. find the no of cows.

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