Mastek Placement Paper
Paper Type : Candidates Experiences
Test Date : 10 November 2005
Test Location : Hydrabad
MASTEK TEST PAPER ON NOVEMBER 2005
Hi friends, . It is an online aptitude test that contains 80
questions in 80 minutes. 20Logic, 40Maths,
10Comprehension, 10Flowchart. There is a –ve marking of
1/4th marks. You need to score 62% in the test which is the
cut off. It contains 1 question on a screen at a time as
shown below:
Test:
1.) Which of the following comes first when written in the
chronological order?
(a) 100 A.D. (b) 50 B.C. (c) 500 B.C. (d) 10 A.D.
ans: C
2.) 0.12 x 12 x 0.012 = ?
(a) 0.01728 (b) 0.1728 (c) …. (d)….
3.) Mr. X deposits Rs. 2000 in a bank at 5% interest rate.
Then in how many yrs. He will get Rs. 3000.
(a) 10 yrs. (b) 12 yrs. (c) … (d) ….
Ans:A
4.) A’s Capital is what if A is having 2/3rd income of B and
B is having 1/4th C, also total income of A,B and C together
is 510.
(a) 60 (b) .. (c) 70 (d) …
ans: A
5.) 6.25% of x = 100. What is x?
(a) 1600 (b) 1800 (c) … (d) …
ans: A
6.) A man has to cover a distance of 45 Km. He can run at
15kmph and can walk at 5kmph. If he covers half the distance
by running and half by walking then find the time taken to
cover the distance.
(a) 6 hrs (b) 7hrs (c) 8hrs (d)…
ans: A
7.) Mr. X (father) is twice his daughter’s age. How many
yrs. Ago was he three times his daughter’s age, if his
daughter’s present age is 20?
(a) 8 (b)10 (c) 12 (d) 15
ans: B
8.) A, B, C, D and E are wearing different coloured shirts
i.e. Orange, Yellow, Green, Red, Blue resp. They are coming
down a ladder. Their position on the ladder are explained
below:
(i) Yellow is not at the tail end, but is between those in
Green & Red.
(ii) The boy in green is between those in yellow & orange
who is behind the boyin blue. What colour shirt is the last
boy wearing?
(a) Red (b) Green (c) Blue (d) Orange (e) Yellow
9.) Two poles X and Y, each 16 cm high, are planted parallel
to each other on a level iece of ground. Spider A is
positioned on top of pole X, whereas spider B is at ground
level near pole Y. Spider A comes 2cm down during day time
and goes 1cm up during night, spider B goes 2cm up during
day and slips down 1cm in night time. After how much time
will the two spiders will be at the same height from the
ground level?
(a) 7 days (b) 7 and ½ days (c) 6 and ½ days (d) 8 days
10.) A man goes 5kms east, turns right & walks 4kms, turns
left and moves 5 km. In which direction is he from the
starting position?
(a) Northwest (b) West (c) Southeast (d) southwest
11.) Out of five friends A is shorter than B but taller than
E. C is the tallest and D is little shorter than A. Which
one is the shortest?
(a) A (b) E (c) C (d) D
Ans: B
12.) A, B, C, D are standing at the corners of the square
field and they walk along the sides of the square in the
anticlockwise direction 2 and ½ sides. Which of the
following is true (if initially C is north to A – not sure)
?
(a) C is west of B (b) D is west of B (c) A is north of C
(d) C is south of D
ans: C
13.) 30 15 15
30 15 25
10 40 ?
(a) 20 (b) 30 (c) 40 ( d) 50
ans: B
14.) 20 25 30
15 X 35
10 5 ?
(a) 40 (b) 45 (c) 50 (d) 55
ans: A
because 5 is added in clockwise direction.
15.) 27, 64, ?, 216, 343
(a) 125 (b) … (c) .. (d) …
16.)1, 27, 125, ?, 729, 1331
(a) 241 (b) 343 (c) 289 (d) 641
17.) 9, 25, 49, 81, 121, ?
(a) 141 (b) 169 (c) 154 (d) 168
18.)3, 9, 27, ? , 243, 729, 2187
(a) 91 (b) 81 (c) 60 (d) 68
19.)one more ques. On series like above one with …, …, …, …
, ? , ?
i.e. two ques. Marks….
20.) Write the following ration in ascending order.
(a) 5/16 , 7/18, 6/17 (b) 6/17, 5/16, 7/18 (c)… (d)…
21.) Two trains leave for Poona from Bombay at 8:30 A.M and
9:00 A.M. and travel at 60kmph and 70 kmph resp. How many km
from Bombay will two trains be together?
(a) 32.22 (b) 210 (c) 150 (d) 60
ans: C
22.) A trader sells 100 kgs of sugar partly at 10 % profit
and partly at 20% profit, gaining 12 % on the whole. How
much did he sell at 20% profit?
(a) 80 kg (b) 20 kg (c) 12 kg (d) 10 kg
ans: 20 kg I think…
23.)A can do a piece of work in 10 days, B in 30 days and C
in 60 days. If A is associated by B & C on alternate days
then in how many days is the work finished?
(a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 8 (d) 12
ans: C
24.) Male & Female total population in a town is 24,000. If
….. (this statement is of no use directly see the options as
it contains only one option which adds up to 24,000)……..
Then total how many males and females are there in a
population?
(a) 3000, 9000 (b) 4000, 6000 (c) 2000, 8000 (d) 6000, 18000
ans: D
25.)15 men can do a job in 16 days, 12men will do the same
in how many days?
(a) 20 (b) 25 (c) 30 (d) 35
ans: A
26 .) A student scores 74, 78, 64, 80 in 4 subjects. He
scores 75 marks as an average in 5 subjects then what is his
score in the fifth subject ? ( this ques came twice)
(a) 79 (b) 63 (c) … (d) …
ans: A
27.) 3/10 th of a sum of money is equal to 15p then what is
the amount of money?
(a) 50p (b) … (c) … (d) …
ans: A
28.) Population increases 5% annually. Its present
population is ____ (forgot) then what it was 3 yrs. Ago ?
(a) 7050 (b) 8000 (c) 8050 (d) 9000
ans: A
29.) A two digit no. whose digits adds up to 9, when added
to 27 the digits gets interchanged. What is the no.?
(a) 36 (b) 64 (c) … (d) ….
Ans: A
30.) 1440 is the total income of A, B, C together. A, B& C
spends 80 85 and 70 % resp. Their savings are in a ration
8:5:9. Then what is their income?
(a) 520, 240, 680 (b) …. Something like that…
31.) In an examination 20% cleared non of the to subjects,
518 cleared both English and hindi, 72% cleared Hindi and
60% cleared English. Find how many appeared for the exam?
(a) … (b) … don’t remem the ans…
· 5 ques were based on selecting the nearest matching
sentence for a given sentence among the four options.
· A passage on Software code testing i.e. Reading
Comprehension – 10 ques on this.
· 5 ques based on the following diagram where u need to mark
the nos. in the ans accordingly based on intersection and
all… of the figures….
Diagram:
Circle= educated people
Square= hardworking people
Triangle= Urban people
Rectangle= honest people
Don’t rely totally on this fig. But it was something like
this. It was easy to solve it.
Q 1) Nourban people who are honest & hardworking but not
educated are:
(a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 5 (d) 7
this way the ques were asked. Total 5 on this.
· Now Data Interpretation where Ist five ques on a table
given and next five on a histogram. Total 10 ques.
Table: Year
Product
1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
A 60 72 ……………….
B :
C : Something like this I skipped it,
D :
E :
Histogram:
500
400
300
200
100
Years……
Ans: (1) ans is Cant’ Say
(2) Highest % increase – ans is from first two towers.
·10 ques on Flowcharts
Flow chart –1 :
To print prime nos. from 1 to 100.
Print 1,2
I=3
Limit=0
J=0
1
END
2
J=3
3
I MOD J
= 0
4
PRINT I
5
Q. 1) [these nos. 1, 2, .. are from flow chart boxes where u
have to fill appropriate things.]
(a) is I less than 100 (b) is I less than equal to 100 (c) …
(d) …
ans: B (I think)
2.) (a) Move square root of I to limit (b) Move I to limit
(c) … (d) …
Ans: A (I think)
3.) (a) is J <= limit (b) is j < limit (c) .. (d)…
ans: A (I think)
4.) (a) increase J by 1 (b) increase J by2 (c) increase I by
1 (d) increase I by 2
ans: A (I think)
5.) (a) Increase I by 1 (b) increase J by 1 (c) increase I
by 2 (d) increase J by 2
Ans: A (I think)
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