TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 24 January 2008
Test Location : IPS ACADEMY ,INDORE
TCS on 24th Jan at IPS Academy Indore
I am BHUPESH GUPTA from MCA.. TCS visit our college on 24th Jan 2008
.252 Students were appeared in the online written exams and 152 cleared
it.
Among 152 approx 100 students cleared Technical Interview out of which
75 students had finally selected.
written exam is divided in three part..
1) Verbal
2) Aptitude
3) Critical reasoning
it is very clear there is no sessional cutoff..
1) In verbal section 10ANTONYMS, 10SYNONYMS , and around 12 fill in the
blanks were there.
Most of the antonyms and synonyms were from GRE BARRON'S 12 th edition
high frequency word list. But those 12 blanks were not from GRE BARRON”S
so it was difficult to answer them.
Here r some Antonyms and synonyms.
Synonyms:
Musty= stale ,Galleon= ship,Garrulous= talkative ,Brochure= pamphlet
,Candid= outspoken ,Regal= royal , Repudiate = reject ,Chimerical=
fantastic
Antonyms:
Credit X believe false ,Quixotic X pragmatic ,Admonition X commendation
,Precipitate X Dilatory,Inter X bury.
Omniscience X Ignorance., Precipitous X Cautious , Protract X shorten
,Tenacious X
2) In aptitude test there were 38 questions...please read the previous
papers thoroughly ...pattern remains same only just data is changed...
1. In a twodimensional array, X (9, 7), with each element occupying 4
bytes of memory, with the address of the first element X (1, 1) is 3000;
find the address of X (8, 5).
2. In the word ORGANISATIONAL, if the first and second, third and forth,
forth and fifth, fifth and sixth words are interchanged up to the last
letter, what would be the tenth letter from right?
3. What is the largest prime number that can be stored in an 8bit
memory?
4. Select the odd one out…..a. Java b. Lisp c. Smalltalk d. Eiffel.
5. Select the odd one out a. SMTP b. WAP c. SAP d. ARP
6. Select the odd one out a. Oracle b. Linux c. Ingress d. DB2
7. Select the odd one out a. WAP b. HTTP c. BAAN d. ARP
8. Select the odd one out a. LINUX b. UNIX c. SOLARIS d. SQL SEVER
9. Select the odd one out a. SQL b. DB2 c. SYBASE d. HTTP
10. The size of a program is N. And the memory occupied by the program
is given by M = square root of 100N. If the size of the program is
increased by 1% then how much memory now occupied?
11. A man, a woman, and a child can do a piece of work in 6 days. Man
only can do it in 24 days. Woman can do it in 16 days and in how many
days child can do the same work? 12. In which of the system, decimal
number 184 is equal to 1234?
13. Find the value of the 678 to the base7.
14. Number of faces, vertices and edges of a cube
15. Complete the series 2, 7, 24, 77,__
16. Find the value of @@+25++@16, where @ denotes "square" and +
denotes "square root".
17. Find the result of the following expression if, M denotes modulus
operation, R denotes roundoff, T denotes truncation:
M(373,5)+R(3.4)+T(7.7)+R(5.8)
18. If TAFJHH is coded as RBEKGI then RBDJK can be coded as?
19. G(0)= 1, G(1)=1, G(N)=G(N1)  G(N2), G(5)= ?
20. What is the max possible 3 digit prime number?
21. A power unit is there by the bank of the river of 750 meters width.
A cable is made from power unit to power plant opposite to that of the
river and 1500mts away from the power unit.The cost of the cable below
water is Rs.15/ per meter and cost of cable on the bank is Rs.12/per
meter. Find the total of laying the cable.
22. The size of a program is N. And the memory occupied by the program
is given by M = square root of 100N. If the size of the program is
increased by 1% then how much memory now occupied?
23. In Madras, temperature at noon varies according to t^2/2 + 8t + 3,
where t is elapsed time. Find how much temperature more or less in 4pm
to 9pm.
24. The size of the bucket is N kb. The bucket fills at the rate of 0.1
kb per millisecond. A programmer sends a program to receiver. There it
waits for 10 milliseconds. And response will be back to programmer in 20
milliseconds. How much time the program takes to get a response back to
the programmer, after it is sent?
25. A man, a woman, and a child can do a piece of work in 6 days. Man
only can do it in 24 days. Woman can do it in 16 days and in how many
days child can do the same work?
26. If the vertex (5,7) is placed in the memory. First vertex (1,1) `s
address is 1245 and then address of (5,7) is 
27. Which of the following are orthogonal pairs?
a. 3i+2j b. i+j c. 2i3j d. 7i+j
28. If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is SHDVD?
29. If A, B and C are the mechanisms used separately to reduce the
wastage of fuel by 30%, 20% and 10%.What will be the fuel economy if
they were used combined.
30. What is the power of 2? a. 2068 b.2048 c.2668
31. Complete the series. 3, 8, , 24, , 48, 63.
32. Complete the series. 4, 5, 11, 14, 22, 
33. A, B and C are 8 bit no's. They are as follows:
A > 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1
B > 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
C > 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 Find ((AB) u C)=?
34. A Flight takes off at 2 A.M from northeast direction and travels for
11 hours to reach the destination, which is in northwest direction.
Given the latitude and longitude of source and destination. Find the
local time of destination when the flight reaches there?
35. A can copy 50 papers in 10 hours while both A & B can copy 70 papers
in 10 hours. Then for how many hours required for B to copy 26 papers?
36. A is twice efficient than B. A and B can both work together to
complete a work in 7 days. Then find in how many days, A alone can
complete the work?
37. A finish the work in 10 days. B is 60% efficient than A. So how many
days do B takes to finish the work?
38. A finishes the work in 10 days & B in 8 days individually. If A
works for only 6 days then how many days should B work to complete A's
work? Ans: 3.2 days
39. Given the length of the 3 sides of a triangle. Find the one that is
impossible? (HINT: sum of smaller 2 sides is greater than the other one,
which is larger)
40. Find the singularity matrix from a given set of matrices?
41. A 2D array is declared as A[9,7] and each element requires 2 byte.
If A [1,1] is stored in 3000. Find the memory of A[8,5] ?
42. Sum of slopes of 2 perpendicular st.lines is given. Find the pair of
lines from the given set of options, which satisfy the above condition?
43. (a) 2+3i (b)1+i (c) 32i (d) 17i .Find which of the above is
orthogonal.
44. (Momentum*Velocity)/(Acceleration * distance). Find units.
45. The number 362 in decimal system is given by (1362) x in the X
System of numbers find the value of X a} 5 b) 6 c) 7 d) 8 e) 9
46. Given $ means Tripling and % means change of sign then find the
value of $%$6%$%6
47. My flight takes of at 2am from a place at 18N 10E and landed 10 Hrs
later at a place with coordinates 36N70W. What is the local time when my
plane landed?
6:00 am b) 6:40am c) 7:40 d) 7:00 e) 8:00
48. Find the highest prime number that can be stored in an 8 bit
Computer?
49. Which of the following set of numbers has the highest Standard
deviation?
a)1,0,1,0,1,0 b) 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 c)1,1,1,1,1,1 d) 1,1,0, 1,0, 1
3)Analytical Reasoning:
Take Barrons 12th edition and go through all of the model test
papers(15). Omit the passages containing 1 or 2 qns. Study the pasages
with 4 or more qns. The passages and qns are cut ,copy, paste from
Barrons. Some times (rarely), they change the names.
I had gone through the previous 40 qn papers in this site and found out
which passages were asked. They are:
Model test 1: Section5  qns 14 (motorist), qns 1316 (red and
brown)….. Section6  qns 14 (conservative,democratic), qns 811 (latin,
sanskrit), qns 1218 (joe,larry,ned), qns 1922 (a causes b)
Model test 2: Section1  qns 1922 (wallachia and rumelia) i got this
qn, but the names were changed as london and paris, and a,b,c etc were
changed as french, italian etc.
Section6  qns 812 (ashland, liverpool), qns 1316 (spelunker) i got
this qn, qns 1722 (pesth) i got this one too
Model test 3: Section6  qns 14 (all Gs are Hs)
Model test 4: Section5  qns 811 (horizontal row), qns 1922 (a,b,c
cause d)
Section6  qns 812 (spanish, italian), qns 1316 (all As, Bs), qns
1722 (progressive federal party)
Model test 5: Section3  qns811 (museum), qns 1922 (A is the father)
Section7 qns 15 (prahtu, brahtu), qns 2125 (scurvy)
Analytical section consists of 12 qns to be answered in 30 mins.
PLZZZZZZZZ GO THRU THE 5 MODEL PAPERS OF GRE BARRON’S………….
ONLY STUDY THE MODEL PAPERS OF GRE BARRONS 12&13th edition only... you
have certainly got para among them..
TECH INTERVIEW...
It was on DBMS .They asked me abut Normalization,queries and many more
concepts…
Prepare one core subject .you should know every thing in that subject.
M.R+H.R.....
1) Describe ur self?
2) Tell me ur strengths and weakness.
3) What do u expect from TCS?.
4) What do u know about our company?
5) How many times u have visited our web site?
6) Do u know about our 2 year bound.
7) Are u comfortable to go any where?
And many more……………
when the result announced my name was in the list..
I just want to say that BE CONFIDENT AND BELIVE IN URSELF…………
ALL THE BEST
SEE U IN TCS………..
BHUPESH GUPTA 
