# TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
**TCS Placement Paper**
*NOTE:EACH OF THE QUESTIONS GIVEN BELOW APPEAR AS *__
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS__ IN THE ACTUAL PAPER.
__VERBAL SECTION__
*Directions for questions 1-15:*Find the **synonyms**
of the following words
1. Depreciation
Ans. Deflation, Depression, Devaluation, fall,
slump in value
2. Deprecate
Ans. Feel and express disapproval of
3. Incentive
Ans. Thing one encourages a person to do
something
4. Echelon
Ans. Level of authority or responsibility
5. Innovation
Ans.To make changes or introduce new things
6. Intermittant
Ans. Externally stopping and then starting
7. Detrimental
Ans.Harmful
8. Aberration
Ans. Deviation
9. Conciliation
Ans.To make less angry or more friendly
10. Orthodox
Ans.Conventional or superstitious
11. Fallible
Ans.Liable to err
12. Volatile
Ans.Ever changing
13. Manifestion
Ans.Clear or obvious
14. Connotation
Ans. Suggest in addition to the fundamental
meaning
15. Reciprocal
Ans. Reverse, Opposite
__QUANTITATIVE SECTION__
1. There are 150 weights .Some are 1 kg weights and some are 2 kg
weights. The sum of the weights is 260.What is the number of 1kg
weights?
Ans. 40
2. A is driving on a highway when the police fines him for overspeeding
and exceeding the limit by 10 km/hr.At the same time B is fined for
overspeeding by twice the amount by which A exceeded the limit.If he was
driving at 35 km/hr what is the speed limit for the road?
Ans. 15 kmph
3. A moves 3 kms east from his starting point . He then travels 5 kms
north. From that point he moves 8 kms to the east.How far is A from his
starting point?
Ans. 13 kms
4. A car travels 12 kms with a 4/5th filled tank.How far will the car
travel with 1/3 filled tank?
Ans. 5 kms
5. The sum of the digits of a two digit number is 8. When 18 is added to
the number, the digits are reversed. Find the number?
Ans. 35
6. The cost of one pencil, two pens and four erasers is Rs.22 while the
cost of five pencils, four pens and two erasers is Rs.32.How much will
three pencils, three pens and three erasers cost?
Ans. 27
7. Fathers age is 5 times his son's age. 4 years back the father was 9
times older than son.Find the fathers' present age.
Ans. 40 years
8. What number should be added to or subtracted from each term of the
ratio 17 : 24 so that it becomes equal to 1 : 2.
Ans. 10 should be subtracted
9. What is the 12th term of the series 2, 5, 8, ....
Ans. 35
10. If 20 men take 15 days to to complete a job, in how many days can 25
men finish that work?
Ans. 12 days
11. In a fraction, if 1 is added to both the numerator at the
denominator, the fraction becomes 1/2. If numerator is subtracted from
the denominator, the fraction becomes 3/4. Find the fraction.
Ans. 3/7
12. If Rs.1260 is divided between between A, B and C in the ratio 2:3:4,
what is C's share?
Ans. Rs. 560
13. A shopkeeper bought a watch for Rs.400 and sold it for Rs.500.What
is his profit percentage?
Ans. 25%
14. What percent of 60 is 12?
Ans. 20%
15. Hansie made the following amounts in seven games of cricket in
India: Rs.10, Rs.15, Rs.21, Rs.12, Rs.18, Rs.19 and Rs.17(all figures in
crores of course).Find his average earnings.
Ans. Rs.16 crore
__CRITICAL REASONING SECTION__
*This section is basically just a reading comprehension
section.The critical reasoning section consists of some passages
followed by 4 to 7 questions per passage.The questions are such that
they require ability to read fast and comprehend.The questions asked in
this section have three choices TRUE, FALSE, CAN'T SAY.Some examples of
passages are given in test 1.For further practice you may go through any
GRE or CAT book which will provide you with ample practice regarding
these kinds of questions.*
__PYSCHOMETERIC TEST__
*This test consists of 150 questions and is just a pyshcology test
which should be answered confidently and doesn't require any
preparation.One must try being consistent while answering as the same
questions are repeatedly asked in different forms.Also one must answer
all questions.Questions are of yes or no kind.*
**example:*** *
Are you sincere?
If you find a purse in the market with loads of money would you
return it to the rightful owner?
While climbing up the stairs do you take two steps at a time?
Do you drink and smoke more than you think you should?
Are you the life of the party you attend?
Are you shy? |