# MOSCOT Job Placement Paper
TECHNICAL TEST (MASCOT)
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Total 6 sections.
1)Computer Fundamentals
2)Algorithms
3)Hardware
4)Software
5)General Awareness
6)Languages
* All together 60 questions with each section containing 10 questions.
* All are multiple choice questions
1. One Nibble = ?
2. Hexadecimal and Octal representation of 1024 ?
3. What a compiler does ?
4. DOS ? (whether Graphical interface or Character interface and two
more
choices are given)
5. CPU - abbrevation
6. Fortran used as ( Ans : Scientific Language)
7. ASCII character set ? (total number)
8. Windows NT- What NT stands for?
9. Which is not an input device ? (keyboard, Disk, Mouse,Lightpen)
10. Which is not a pointing device ?( mouse,Joy stick,lightpen none)
11. Microsoft Chief ?
12. 4GL ? (Fortran,SQL,ADA, ....)
13. Father of Computers?
14. Which of them is Object Oriented Language.?
15. Power PC is the product of ? (Microsoft,IBM,Apple,Motorola,Intel)
(A combination of any correct 3 companies)
16. Latest processor used ? (Pentium, Power PC, Pentium pro,none)
17. MS Word is ?
18. First Super Computer built in India. (Ans : param)
19. Which of the following companies donot manufacture chips?
(Microsoft, Motorola, Intel, HP)
20. LAN - abbrevation
21. WAN - abbrevation
22. Modem is ?
(related to electrical hardware.- Like Modulator&demodulator)
23. FDD - abbrevation ( floppy disk drive)
24. BIT - abbrevation
25. Information is ? (message, data,processed data,none)
26. Which is not networking ?(internet,ethernet,arcnet,none)
27. One Gigabyte =?( 2 power30 , 2 power 20 ,2 power 10 none)
28. Which of the following is not RDBMS ? (sybase, SQL,Acess,none)_
29. Oracle is ? (Ans : Relationasl Data Base Management System)
30. In Oracle, Table means ( Ans : Collection of records)
31. DMA - abbrevation (Direct Memory Access,Discrete memory Access,
Disk memoryaccess)
32. What is meant byStatic Variable ?
33. What is meant by QUEUE? {refer any data structures text}
34. What is meant by STACK? {refer any data structures text}
35. The processor used in first IBM PC? (8086,8088,zig4,intel)
36. Difference between 80286 and 80287
37. In bubble sort , no. of comparisons required ?
(ans : formula : N*(N-1)/2)
38. No. of comparisons of an item in 100 items by binary comparison?
( 10,25,50 100)
39. CRT - (Cathode Ray Tube)
40. No. of entryvalues are there in ideally in a subroutine.
41. Binary tree?
42. Flow in one direction ? (Single linked list,Double linked
list,.......,....)
43. Electron screen size ? (here, 2 lines of algorithm is given.
Name the algoirithm)
44. Which is not storage device.? (printer,CD ROM,Disk,none)
45. A question regarding memory ? ( least used memory,recently unused
memory,..)
46. ISO - (International Standard Organisation)
47. HTML - (Hyper Text Makeup Language)
48. Flow chart for factorial N? (ans :choice a)
49. What is meant by Recursion ?
50. Struct(s) {
int a;
long b;
}
Union (u)
{int a;
long b;
}
Print sizeof(s)and sizeof(u) if sizeof(int)=4 and sizeof(long)=4
51.Switch (i)
i=1;
case 1
i++;
case 2
++i;
break; ( ans : 1,2,3,none)
case 3
--i;
Output of i after executing the program
52. char S;
char S[6]= " HELLO";
printf("%s ",S[6]);
output of the above program ? (0, ASCII 0, I,unpredictable)
53. Unsigned char c;
for ( c=0;c!=256;c++2)
printf("%d",c);
No. of times the loop is executed ? (127,128,256,infinitely)
54. int i;
i=0;
repeat
i=i+1; <====== PASCAL PROGRAM
print i;
until(i<10)
end
No. of times the loop is executed?
55. Convert (int A,var ,int B;int c)
{
A=10;
B=4-;
C=120;
}
Convert (inta,b,c)
{ <====== PASCAL PROGRAM
a=1;
b=4;
c=12;
}
convert (A,B,c) ? (10,40,120
10,40,12,..........,............)
56. Procedure A
Begin
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end <====== PASCAL PROGRAM
Procedure B No. Of errors in the program ?(1,2,3,none)
Begin
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end
57. int i;
i=2;
i++;
if(i=4)
{
printf(i=4);
}
else
{
printf(i=3);
}
output of the program ? (4,3,unpredictable,none)
58. what is FAT?.
File allocation table
QUANTITATIVE APPTITUDE TEST :
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Total 44 questions are there.
Refer R.S. Aggarwal
1. How many degrees hours hand rotate in 10 minutes?
2. 1/(10 power 18) - 1/(10 power 20) = ?
3. 0 <x < 1: Which is greater ? (1/(x square),1/x,x,x square)
4. c=a/b ; a-1=c What is the relation between a&b
5. N = ((8.42)**2)*(95. ....)/((0.982)*(64.....)**2)
If N contains the first three digits as 988,Which of the following is
the
nearest answer (9.88,98.8,988,none)
6. The sum of 7 consecutive odd integers with 27 as the fourth number.
7. (66666666666666)**2 + 888888888888=?
8. 2486724...... Express it in product of 3 numbers.(The given number
is not exactly correct. Choices are given. Very easy)
9. Radius of sphere is increased by 50%. By how much percentage is
surface
area is increased.
10. In which of the following , 2 as a common factor , can be
eliminated.
Ans : log(x square)/log(y square) = log(x)/log(y)
Antonyms :
11. AUSPICISIOUS
12. REHALISHLY
13. & 14. - Sentence correction
15, 16 , 17 - Spelling Mistakes
18, 19 - Two Questions
6 letters are assigned certain numbers.
In each qusetion,4 combination of digits are given . Of which,which
gives
a meaningful word.
20 & 21. - 4 sentences will be given in each question. Arrange them in
logical order .
22. 5 straight lines are cut in a circle. A question regarding this.
Reasoning :
a) If statement A alone is required
b) If statement B alone is required
c) If bothe statements A & B are required
d) Neither
23. Does Mr. Mathew give tution ?
A) MAthew is a teacher
B) In school, the teacher is not expected to give tutions.
24. There is no power cut in advanced country
If T is a city, Is there power cut in that city?
A) Z is a advanced country
B) T ia a capital city of country Z
25. Tanzanians are in East Africa. Tanzanizns are good in either
Education
Dance or Music
A) Tanzanians are good at Education
B) East Africa are good at dance & Music.
Remaining questions 26 - 29 are of the same type.
30. On onw day, 14 children are admitted in a school by their mothers.
2 are sisters, 3 are brothers,2 are brother and sister and 2 are twins.
The rest are singles. How many mothers came? (5 , 7, 9, 14)
31. Problem Cisterns & pipes.
It will take 8hrs to fill a cistern. But due to leak at the bottom, it
take 10 hrs to full it. In how many hrs, the ful tank will be emptied
because of leak.? (18,8,40,10)
32. Question regarding men & work
A does alone a work in 4 days
B does alone a work in 8 days
C does alone a work in 10 days
A & B together ------
C & B together ------
33. In 3.5 Kg rod , there is 74% silver. If it is alloyed ith a 0.5 Kg
rod
the % of silver goes p to 84%. The percent of silver in 0.5 Kg rod?
34. Two chords of lengths 2L1 and 2L2 are drawn in a circle. Their
lengths
are inversely proportional to the straight distance joining the centre.
Find the radius of circle.
35. A Kg of tea costs Rs 49.50 . But the supplier gives 10 gms less for
every Kg he sold. What is the actual cost.
36 - 40
A question on transportation table. 5 questions were given.
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A B C D E
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A X 12 8 20 6
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B 12 X 12 5 9
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C 20 8 X 4 7
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D 3 15 6 X 10
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E 12 5 8 3 X
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A,B,C,D,E denote the stages.
X denote the start of the stage.
The bus goes from A to E and E to A woith back stops at B,C, & D
For each the charge is Rs.0.70
The numbers in the table are how many passengers are there in the bus
upto that stage.( the numbers given the table are not correct)
36. Total no. of passengers in onward journey
37. Total amount in the conductors bag just before the bus reaches
the stage C
38.How many Rs. 1.40 tickets are issued to passengers in backward
journey.
39.If the bus breaks down between the stages C & D,the amount refunded
to
passengers.
40.If the ticket costs Rs.1.50, how much is the profit in Backward
journey.
Remaining 4 questions may be fron English. |