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SIERRA Job Placement Paper


Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 13 June 2007

Hello friends!!! Iam Sowjanya from

Hope this helps you get thru sierra,I have attend to sierra through jkc.

Eligibility criteria is above 70%

Rounds r(there is nonnegative marking)

1.Written 2.G.D 3.Technical 4.H.R

This company contains 3 sections in Written Test


2.English Language Test-50q


Followed by GD

Technical interview and HR interview.

Paper was v.lengthy each section contains 50 questions but v.easy.


Aptitude section


Total Aptitude questions comes from R.S. Agarwal from all chapters there is no

scope to leave atleast one chapter also they touched all chapters i.e.atleast one

question from each chapter.like

1).A bird shooter was asked how many birds he had in the bag he replied that there

Were all sparrows but six ,all pigeons but six,all ducks but six how many birds had

he in all?

Sol. “There were all sparrows but six “means that 6 birds were not all sparrows but

Only pigeons and ducks .

similarly,no of sparrows plus no of ducks equal to six and

no of sparrows plus no of ducks equal to six

this is possible when there r 3 sparrows,3 pigeons,3 ducks.i.e. 9 birds in all.

2).The avg weight of 3 men A,B,and C is 84 kgs another man D joined the group and

the avg now becomes 80 .if another man E whose weight is 3 kgs more than that

of D replaces A then the avg weight of B,C,D,E becomes 79 kgs.The weight of A is?

a)70kgs b)72kgs c)75kgs d)80kgs

sol. 75kgs

3).A Student was asked to find the value of 3/8th of sum of money. The student made

A mistake by dividing the sum by 3/8and thus got an answer which exceeed the

Correct answer by 55 the correct answer was?

a)9 b)18 c) 24 c)64

Sol. 8/3x-3/8x=55


4).4 Childrens A,B,C,D is divided a bag of sweets .A takes 1/3 of them ,B 2/5th of the

remaining and the rest is equally shared between c&d what fraction of the sweets

that C&D get?

a)1/4 b)1/5 c) 1/6 d)1/17

Sol. A’s share =1/3, remainder=1-1/3=2/3

B’s share=2/5 of 2/3=4/15 rest =2/3-4/15=2/5

C’s share=D’s share=1/2 of 2/5=1/5.

5)12 men working 8hrs per day complete piece of work in 10 days .

to complete the same work in 8days,working 15hrs a day,the no

of men required is ?

sol) Let req no of men=x




7)In profit and loss question like find gain% or loss% like

If the cos price of 11 articles is equal to s.p of 10 articles ,what is profit/loss percent?

Sol: 10%profit

8)In percentages like rohit spends 40% of sal on food,20% on h.rent,10% on entertainment,10% on conveyance .saving end of month is 1500 find monthly sal?

ans :7500

and remaining from time and work,time and distance,boats and streams,mixturesandalligation,pipesandcisterns,S.I,C.I,

permutarions combinations,probability,clocks,calendars

In calendars like

Friday,Saturday,Sunday comes comes 4 times in the month of .

June ,then what is the day of next month of 20th?

Sol) .its easy find Friday or Saturday or Sunday of june by checking randomly the its easy to find .first see 30 or 31 days in

june,where we do mistake.

After completion fo time they will take u r aptitude papers and

Then gives English lang test papers


It is some what tough ,most of questions in GRE model

In this


2.Fill the blanks with the appropriate word-6

3.Some r like

Choose the most logical order of sentences ,from among the 4 givechoices,to construct para

A.This was where he went wrong

B.Mr.naville,on the other hand ,was slowiy And steadily gathering support among the dissenters

C.Mr.sarati thought tha t all the upheaval against him was only a storm in a tea cup

D.Mr.sarathi was totally taken by surprise

(1).CABD (2)DABC (3)ADBC (4)BDAC


6.Correction of the sentences

7.First and last sentence is given correct and in middle sentences r in wrong order we have to keep them in correct order.

After taking this they will give technical paper


In this it contains c,c++,and java questions .

From java 4or5 questions from JSP i.e programs on them

I didn’t attempted them remaining r v.easy like

1.diff betw malloc and calloc

Some options given below

2.Use of vitual function

3.Use of vitual destructor

4.Use of macro ans is to replace code with other



int I=10,j=11;

printf(“%d %d”,I++,I++);


o/p:12 11



const *p;



7. What is the use of constant keyword before pointer variable

8 .Some questions on local and global variables

10 1 question on scopresolution operator

11.Some questions on packages,most questions on threads

These r the questions which I remeber

After qualyfing in written they will ask u to write the story of the recently

Seen film with in 10 minutes , after that g.d will be there ,which is the most elimination round.

For us in each team 6 members r there,in my team 2 members r selected from among 6,

And my topic is LOVE MARRIAGES.

If we follow simple things in g.d like initiation,eye contact ,good conclusion ,qualifying in g.d is easy.


After qualifying in G.D actually technical interview is there in SIERRA but for us

Ther is no technical interview .(may be time is not sufficient for them becoz it comes through jkc they completed all rounds in 1 day)

Directly we have H.R interview which is an easy round

Some of the questions which I faced are

1.Tell me abt u r self

2.Abt ur family

3.In which position u want to be after 5 years

3.Do u have more friends,,I said yes then they ask why ur friends likes u

4.If u quarrel with u r friend what u will do

like these questions they asked .

Finally I was selected.


Campus recruitment is not the end of life. So don’t disoppoint if you cant make it up. U Have a great opportunities waiting even in OFF CAMPUS. Destiny decides.



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