TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 21 May 2007
Test Location : MDU, Tamilnadu
TCS PAPER ON 21st MAY AT TAMILNADU
hi friends
FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANKS TO FRESHERSWORLD. IT HELPD ME
ALOT TO GET IN TO ASIA'S BEST COMPANY.
TCS CAME TO OUR COLLEGE ON 21ST MAY.........ABOUT 720 STUDENTS APPEARED
FOR THE TEST... 500 CLEARED THE WRITTEN.....
TCS PACKAGE(package was 3.15 for engg. students and 3.31 for mca or
mtech students)
AT LAST 355 WERE PLACED IN ASIA'S TOP COMPANY..........
THERE WERE 3 SECTIONS........
1.ENGLISH GENERAL(SYNONYM 10,ANTONYM 10,READING COMPREHENSION, AND
SENTENCE COMPLETION(QUITE TOUGH))
2.GENERAL APTITUDE(38 QUESTIONS) INCLUDING DI AND VENN DIAGRAM(EASY
ONES)
3.CRITICAL REASONING 3 QUESTIONS(EVERYTHING FROM GRE BARRRONS 12TH
EDITION...
SOME OF THE SYNONYMS ARE.....
SORRY FRIENDS I WAS NOT ABLE TO REMEMBER.....BUT IT WAS QUITE
TOUGH...... BUT ALL WERE FROM GRE BARRONS 12EDITION WORD LIST.....
ANTONYMS WERE.....
CHAGRIN...GO THRU ANTONYM QUESTIONS FROM BARRONS 12TH EDITION....ALL
WILL BE COMMON
FOR APTITUDE...PREVIOUS YEARS PAPERS ARE MORE THAN SUFFICIENT. SAME
THING IS ALMOST REPEATED. very very easy questions .......
HERE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS I REMEMBER
1. It was a Number series
4, 5, 11, 14, 22, 
n^21 series.........3 8 15 24 ?
2.What is the largest prime number that can be stored in an 8bit
memory?
3. Select the odd one out. a. Java b. Lisp c. Smalltalk d. Eiffel.
4.What is the largest prime number that can be stored in an 8bit
memory?
5. It was a word SENSATIONAL if you interchange 1st word with 2nd ,3rd
with 4th n so on whta will be the 12th word from right..?ans.E
6.Select the odd one out a. Oracle b. Linux c. Ingress d. DB2
7. What is the largest 7 bit prime number ? Ans := 127
8. A = 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
B = 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
C = 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0
what is (A U B)U C ? there was no answer for this ques...... so i left
this ques..........
9.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? ans.0.5%
10. 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?
Ans = 13
11. Find the singularity matrix from a given set of matrices?(Hint det(A)==0)
12.Number of faces, vertices and edges of a cube . ans 6,8,12
13. In a twodimensional array, X(7,9), 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(5,8)?
14.One curve problem was given ..
x y
0.99 0.001
9 0.9
99 1.998
999 3
If y = f(x) find f(x)? Ans logx
15. WHAT IS THE VALUE OF M(373, 11) + R(7.8)  T(6.4) + R( 3.4)
M MODULAS R ROUNDOFF T TRUNCATE ans.15
16. Find the singularity matrix from a given set of matrices
17. A power unit is there by the bank of the river of 900 meters width.
A cable is made from power unit to power plant opposite to that of the
river and 3000mts away from the power unit.The cost of the cable below
water isRs.4/ per meter and cost of cable on the bank is Rs.5/per
meter. Find the total of laying the cable ?
18. Find the value of @@+25++@16, where @ denotes "square" and +
denotes "square root".
19.G(0)=1, G(1)=1, G(N)=G(N1) + G(N2), G(6)= ?
20.Match the following:
a. Brake CAR > a type of
b mother women > a superset of
c. Ceagle DOG > A part of
d.mushroom vegetable > Not a
very easy
21.A Flght takes off at 2 P.M from 32 N 40 E and travels for 10 hours to
reach the destination which is at 12 N 40 W. Find the local time of
destination when the flight reaches there? ans.6.40p.m
22. 3 questions from piechart about subjects passed (easy)...
23. 3 questions about a graph about production of resources in varios
years..quite easy..
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? ans.10.011N(check it)
25.Which of the following are orthogonal pairs? a. 3i+2j b. i+j c. 2i3j
d. 7i+j ans.a&c
26.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.
27.Match the following.
1. brother – sister > a. Part of
2. Alsatian – dog > b. Sibling
3. sentence – paragraph > c. Type of
4. car  steering > d. Not a type of
Ans. 1b, 2c, 3a, 4d
28. (force*distance)/(velocity*velocity ) ans: mass
plz check all the ans.....
REASONING (12 questions from 3 passeges)
one is that which starts with professor..... , second is that abcdef......ie.a
is west of d and east of f(like that it comes).........third is that
a,b,c or w gives e.......like that it starts.........all from barrons
12th edition......
INTERVIEW
introduce ur self........ about software
project..........explained.....then ques on
that................................. about bond & they asked whther to
work anywhere.............. it was cool .......................enjoyed
interview.............
if u have a project.....just get a good knowledge abt it...............
but some of my friends had interview for 40 5 0mins............
10 mins. interview in my case...........but just keep ur cool..u will
clear it with ease..at any cost dont lose confidence.............
and all the best to all of u....
finally results were announced........................ and my name was
read in selected list..............
SO GUYS JUST BE CONFIDENT...AND REST IS EASY......
ALL THE BEST....MEET U ALL AT TCS.................
BYE 
