COGNIZANT Job Placement
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COGNIZENT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS (CTS)
SAMPLE PAPER
Section  I
Find the next in the sequence:
1.BC CE EG GK ? a)KN b)KU c)KM d)None
2.AA AB BC CE? a)EG b)EH c)EI d)None
3.AB EF JK QR ? a)YZ b)ZA c)AB d)None
4.ACD EGL IKT MOB? a)QST b)QSZ c)QSY d)None
5.AC CG GO OE? a)EJ b)EI c)EL d)None
6.AE BH CM DU? a)EH b)EZ c)EB d)None
7.AD DP PL LV a)VS b)VK c)VI d)None
8.SE QU EN TI? a)CN b)BM c)AI or AZ d)None
Section  II:
Find the values for the following Problem:
f(X)= 2X1 + f(X1) if X is not equal to zero and if f(X=0)=0
9. Value of f(5) a)15 b)24 c)22 d)None
10. Value of f(f(2))
11. Value of f(16) f(15)
12. Value of f(16)+f(15)480
13. If f(f(X))=81 then the value of X=?
14. If f(X)=4f(X1) then the value of X=?
15. If f(X)= f(X1)+f(X2) for X>1 then X=?
16. If f(X)f(X1)=f(X8) for X>5 then X=?
Section  III:
In the following questions a 'word' is given which may not have any meaning.
Find different possible words or palindromes for the word as per the
question.
17. TYGHHTT a).420 b)1540 c)840 d)None
18. TYGHHTY
19. TYGHHTT
20. TYGHHTT
21. TYGHASD
22. TYGHHTY
Find the number of possible palindromes for the following:
23. TYGHHTY
24. TYHHHTYH
Section  IV:
Question Numbers from 25 to 32 are based on the figures. You have to
analyse them and find the odd one out. Five figures will be given out of
which one is NOT correct.
Refer R.S Agarwal's book on "Analytical Reasoning".
SECTION V:
For following first find out the anagram and then note the corresponding
meaning:
33.TABLET a)resentment b)fight c)help d)monster
HINT: "Anagram" means first u arrange the letters in correct order
like TABLET = BATTLE. So the answer is: FIGHT
34.RUGGED a)resentment b)fight c)help d)monster
35.GORE a)resentment b)fight c)help d)monster
36.STASSI a)resentment b)fight c)help d)monster
37.ENFOLD a)cuddle b)sleeping c)proclamination d)ointment
38.LAMB a)cuddle b)sleeping c)proclamination d)ointment
39.RECEDE a)cuddle b)sleeping c)proclamination d)ointment
40.PLEASE a)cuddle b)sleeping c)proclamination d)ointment
Section v1
1. A says " the horse is not black".
B says " the horse is either brown or grey."
C says " the hoese is brown"
At least one is telling truth and atleast one is lying. tell the colour of
horse?
Answer : grey
2.
A son and father goes for boating in river upstream . After rowing for 1
mile son notices the hat of his fathe falling in the river.After 5 min. he
tells his father that his hat has fallen. So they turn round and are able to
pick the hat at the point from where they began boating after 5min.
Tell the speed of river?
Ans...6 miles/hr
3. A+B+C+D=D+E+F+G=G+H+I=17 where each letter represent a number from 1 to
9. Find out what does letter D and G represent if letter A=4. (8 marks)
Ans. D=5 G=1
4.Argentina had football team of 22 player of which captain is from
Brazilian team and goalki from European team. For remainig palayer they have
picked 6 from argentinan and 14 from european. Now for a team of 11 they
must have goalki and captain so out of 9 now they plan to select 3 from
rgentinian and 6 from European. Find out no. of methods
avilable for it. (2 marks)
Ans : 160600( check out for right no. 6C3 * 14C6)
5. Three thives were caught stealing sheep, mule and camel.
A says " B had stolen sheep "
C says " B had stolen mule"
B says he had stolen nothing.
The one who had stolen horse is speaking truth. the one who had stolen camel
is lying . Tell who had stolen what? (5 marks)
Ans. A camel ;B mule ;C horse
6.A group of friends goes for dinner and gets bill of Rs 2400 . Two of them
says that they have forgotten their purse so remaining make an extra
contribution of Rs 100 to pay up the bill. Tell the no. of person in that
group. (3 marks)
Ans  8 person
7. In acolony there are some families. Each of them have children but
different in numbers.Following are conditions:
A) No of adult no of sons no of daughters no of families.
B) Each sister must have atleast one brother and should have at the most 1
sister.
C) No of children in one family exceeds the sum of no of children in the
rest families.
Tell the no of families.(5 marks)
Ans : 3 families
8. There are 6 people W,H,M,C,G,F who are murderer , victim , judge ,
police, witness, hangman. There was no eye witness only circumtancial
witness. The murderer was sentenced to death.
Read following statement and determine who is who.
1. M knew both murderer and victim.
2. Judge asked C to discribe murder incident.
3. W was last to see F alive.
4. Police found G at the murder site.
5 H and W never met.
( 8 marks)
