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CMC PLACEMENT PAPER ON 4th JULY 2006, BANGALORE
CMC PLACEMENT PAPER ON 4th JULY 2006 AT BANGALORE
steps problem There are six steps that lead from the first to the second floor.
No two people can be on thesame step.
Mr A is two steps below Mr C
Mr B is a step next to Mr D
Only one step is vacant ( No one standing on that step ) Denote the first step
by step 1
and second step by step 2 etc.
1.
If Mr A is on the first step, Which of the following is true?
(A) Mr B is on the second step
(B) Mr C is on the fourth step.
(C) A person Mr E, could be on the third step
(D) Mr D is on heigher step than Mr C.
Ans : (D)
2.
If Mr E was on the third step & Mr B was on a higher step than Mr E which step
must be vacant
(A) step 1 (B) step 2 (C) step 4 (D) step 5 (E) step 6 Ans : (A)
3.
If Mr B was on step 1, which step could A be on?
(A) 2&e only (B) 3&5 only (C) 3&4 only (D) 4&5 only (E) 2&4 only
Ans : (C)
4.
If there were two steps between the step that A was standing and the step that B
was standing on, and A was on a higher step than D , A must be on step
(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5 (E) 6 Ans: (C)
5.
Which of the following is false
i. B&D can be both on oddnumbered steps in one configuration
ii. In a particular configuration A and C must either both an odd numbered steps
or both an evennumbered steps
iii. A person E can be on a step next to the vacant step.
(A) i only (B) ii only (C) iii only Ans : (C)
Swimmers problem (6  9 )
Six swimmers A B C D E F compete in a race. There are no ties. The out comes are
as follows.
1. B does not win.
2. Only two swimmers seperate E & D
3. A is behind D & E
4. B is ahead of E , wiht one swimmer intervening
5. F is a head of D
6.
Who is fifth (A) A (B) B (C) C (D) D (E) E Ans : (E)
7.
How many swimmers seperate A and F "
( A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4 (E) not deteraminable from the given info. Ans :( D )
8.
The swimmer between C & E is
(A) none (B) F (C) D (D) B (E) A Ans : (A)
9.
If the end of the race, swimmer D is disqualified by the Judges then swimmer B
finishes in which place
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4 (E) 5 Ans : (B).
Cimney problem ( 10  14 )
Five houses lettered A,B,C,D, & E are built in a row next to each other. The
houses are lined up in the order
A,B,C,D, & E. Each of the five houses has a coloured chimney. The roof and
chimney of each house must be
painted as follows.
1. The roof must be painted either green,red ,or yellow.
2. The chimney must be painted either white, black, or red.
3. No house may have the same color chimney as the color of roof.
4. No house may use any of the same colors that the every next house uses.
5. House E has a green roof.
6. House B has a red roof and a black chimney
10.
Which of the following is true ?
(A) At least two houses have black chimney.
(B) At least two houses have red roofs.
(C) At least two houses have white chimneys
(D) At least two houses have green roofs
(E) At least two houses have yellow roofs
Ans: (C)
11.
Which must be false ?
(A) House A has a yellow roof
(B) House A & C have different colour chimney
(C) House D has a black chimney
(D) House E has a white chmney
(E) House B&D have the same color roof.
Ans: (B)
12.
If house C has a yellow roof. Which must be true.
(A) House E has a white chimney
(B) House E has a balck chimney
(C) House E has a red chimney
(D) House D has a red chimney
(E) House C has a balck chimney
Ans: (A)
13.
Which possible combinations of roof & chimney can house
I. A red roof 7 a black chimney
II. A yellow roof & a red chimney
III. A yellow roof & a black chimney
(A) I only (B) II only (C) III only (D) I & II only (E) I&II&III Ans; (E)
14.
What is the maximum total number of green roofs for houses Ans: (C)
15.
There are 5 red shoes, 4 green shoes. If one drasw randomly a shoe what is the
probability of getting redshoe is 5c1/9c1
16.
What is the selling price of a car? cost of car is Rs 60 & profit 10% profit
over selling price Ans : Rs 66/
17.
1/3 of girls , 1/2 of boys go to canteen .What factor and total number of
clasmates go to canteen
Ans: cannot be determined
18.
Price of a product is reduced by 30% . What percentage should be increased to
make it 100%
Ans: 42.857%
19.
There is a square of side 6cm . A circle is inscribed inside the square. Find
the ratio of the area of circle to
square. r=3 circle/square = 11/14
20.
Two candles of equal lengths and of different thickness are there. The thicker
one will last of six hours. Thethinner 2 hours lessthan the thicker one. Ramesh
light the two candles at the same time. When he went to bed he saw the thicker
one is twice the length of the thinner one. For how long did Ramesh lit two
candles
.Ans: 3 hours.
21.
M/N = 6/5 3M+2N = ? Ans: cannot be determined
22.
p/q = 5/4 2p+q= ? cannot determined.
23.
If PQRST is a parallelogram what it the ratio of triangle PQS & parallelogram
PQRST Ans: 1:2
24.
Cost of an item is Rs 12.60 & profit is 10% over selling price what is the
selling price Ans: Rs 13.86/
25.
There are 6 red shoes & 4 green shoes . If two of red shoes are drawn what is
the probability of getting red shoes Ans: 6c2/10c2
26.
15 lts of water containing 20% alcohol, then added 5 lts of water. What is %
alcohol.
Ans : 15%
27.
A worker pay 20/ day , he works 1, 1/3,2/3,1/8.3/4 in a week. what is the total
amount paid for that worker
Ans : 57.50
28.
The value of x is between 0 & 1 which is the larger? A) x B) x^2 C) x D) 1/x
Ans : (D)
DATA SUFFICIENCY
(A) (1) alone sufficient
(B) (2) alone sufficient
(C) both together are sufficient
(D) (1) alone & (2) alone sufficient
(E) information not sufficient
29.
A man of 6 feet tall is standing near a light on the top of a pole. what is the
length of the shadow cost by the man.
1) The pole is 18 feet high
2) The man is 12 feet high Ans: ( &n bsp; &nbs p; iles from A to C
30.
It is 25 miles from C to B Ans: (E)
31.
Was Melissa Brown's novel published?
1). If Melissa Brown's novel was published she would receive atleast $1000 in
royalities during 1978
2). Melissa Brown's income for 1978 was over $1000
Ans: (E)
32.
Does every bird fly?
1) Tigers do not fly.
2) Ostriches do not fly
Ans: (B)
33.
How much does John weigh? Jim weigh 200 pounds.
1) Toms weight plus Moes weight equal to John's weight.
2) John's weight plus Moe's weight equal to Twice Tom's weight.
Ans: (C)
34.
How much does John weigh? Jim weigh 200 pounds.
1) Toms weight plus Moes weight equal to John's weight.
2) John's weight plus Moe's weight equal to Twice Tom's weight.
Ans: (C)
35.
Is the figure ABCD is a rectangle
A  B
 
 
 
 
D  C
(1). x=90(degrees)
(2). AB=CD
Ans: (E)
36.
Find x+2y
1). x+y=10
2). 2x+4y=20
Ans: (B).
37.
Is x greater than y
1) x=2k
2) k=2y Ans: (E)
38.
Is angle BAC is a right angle
\
y\
 \
x z\

39.
Is angle BAC is a right angle
\
y\
 \
x z\

(1). x=2y
(2) y=1.5z
Ans: (E)
40.
A piece of string 6 feet long is cut into three smaller pieces. How long is the
longer of ther three pieces?
1). Two pieces are the same length.
2) One piece is 3 feet 2 inches lone
Ans: (B)
41.
How many rolls of wall paper necessary to cover the walls of a room whose floor
and ceiling are rectangles 12 feet wide and 15 feet long
1). A roll of paper covers 20 sq feet
2). There are no windows in the walls
Ans : (E)
42.
x and y are integers that are both less than 10. Is x>y?
1). x is a multiple of 3
2). y is a multiple of 2
Ans: (E).
43.
Fifty students have signed up for atleast one of the courses GERMANI 1 & ENGLISH
1, how many of the 50 students are taking GERMANI 1 but not ENGLISH 1.?
1). 16 students are taking GERMANI 1 & ENGLISH 1
2). The number of students taking ENGLISH 1 but not GERMANI 1 is the same as the
number of students taking GERMANI 1. Ans: (C)
44.
Is ABCD is a square ? A  B
(1). AD = AB x 
(2). x=90(degres)  
Ans: (E).  
D  C
45.
How much card board will it take to make a rectangular bos with a lid whose base
has length 7 inches.
1 . The width of the box 5 inches
2 . The height of the box will be 4 inches
Ans: (C).
46.
Did ABC company made profit in 1980?
1). ABC company made a profit in 1979.
2). ABC company made a profit in 1981.
Ans: (E).
47.
How much is Janes salary?
1). Janes salary is 70% of John's salary
2). Johns salary is 50% of Mary's salary
Ans: (E).
48.
Is x>1
1) x+y=2
2) y<0 Ans: (c)
49.
How many of the numbers x and y are positive? Both x and y are less than 20
1 )x is less than 5
2) x+y =24
Ans: (B)
50.
Is the angle ACB is right angle A
(1). y=z  \
(2). (AC)^2+CB^2=AB^2  z\
 \
 \
 \
x y\
C  B
Ans: (B).
51.
How far it from town A to town B? Town C is 12 miles east of town A
1). Town C is south of town B
2). It is 9 miles from town B to town C
Ans :(C)
52.
A rectangular field is 40 yards long. Find the area of the field.
1). A fence around the boundary of the field is 140 yards long
2). The field is more than 20 yards width
Ans: (A).
53.
An industrial plant produces bottles. In 1961 the number of bottles produced by
the plant was twice the number of produced in 1960. How many bottles were
produced altogether in the year 1960, 61,&62
1). In 1962 the number of bottles produced was 3 times the number of produced in
1980
2). In 1963 the number of bottles produced was one half the total produced in
the years1960,1961,1962.
Ans: (E).
54.
Is xy > 1 ? x & y are both positive
1. x is less than 1
2. y is greater than 1
Ans : (E)
55.
Is it a Rambus 
(1). All four sides are equal / /
(2) Total internal angle is / /
360 / /

Ans: (E)
56.
How many books are in the book shelf
1) The book shelf is 12 feet long
2). The average weight of each book is 1.2 pound
Ans: (E).
57.
What is the area of circle?
1). Radius r is given
2). Perimeter is 3 times the area
Ans: (A).
ARITHMETIC
58.
Total distance is 120 km . Going by 60kmph and coming back by 40kmph what is the
average speed?
Ans: 48kmph
59.
A school have 30% from MAHARASTRA .Out of this 20% from BOMBAY students. Find
the total percentage of BOMBAY Ans: 6%
60.
An equilateral triangle of side 3 inch is given. How many equilateral triangles
of side 1 inch can be formed from it Ans : 9
61.
A/B = 3/5 15A = ?,Ans : 9B
62.
Each side of a rectangle is increased by 100% . How much the percentage of area
will be increased
Ans : 300%
63.
Perimeter of the back whell = 9 feet, front wheel = 7 feet on a certain distance
the front wheel gets 10 revolutions more than back wheel . what is the distance?
Ans : 315 feet.
64.
Perimeter of front wheel =30, back wheel = 20. If front wheel revolves 240
times. Howm many revolutions will the back wheel take? Ans: 360 times
65.
205 of 6 liter solution and 60% of 4 liter solution is mixed What percentage of
the mixture of solution
Ans: 36%
66.
City A population is 68000, decreasing at a rate of 80 per year City B having
population 42000 increasing at rate of 120 per year. In how many years both the
cities will have same population
Ans: 130 years
67.
Two cars, 15 km apart one is turning at a speed of 50kmph other at 40kmph . How
will it take to two cars meet. Ans 3/2 hours
68.
A person wants to buy 3 paise and 5 paise stamps costing exactly one rupee. If
he buys which of the following number of stamps. he wont able to buy 3 paise
stamps Ans: 9
69.
There are 12 boys and 15 girls, How many different dancing groups can be formed.
Ans: 180
70.
Which of the following fractions is less than 1/3
(1) 22/62 (2) 15/46 Ans: 15/46
71.
Two circles , one circle is inscribed and another circle is outscribed over a
square. What is the ratio of area of inner to outer circle. Ans: 1 : 2
Plumber problem ( 15  17)
Miss Dean wnats to renovate her house. She hires a plumber, a carpenter, a
painter an electricial and interior deorator. The work to be finished in one
working (Monday  Friday ). Each worker will take the full day to do his job.
Miss Dean permit only one person to work each day.
I. The painter cna work only after the plumber and the carpenter have finished
their jobs
II. The interior decorator must do his job before the electrician.
III. The carpenter cannot work on Monday or Tuesday
72.
If the painter work on Thursday, which one of the following alternatives is
possible?
(A) The electrician works on Tuesday.
(B). The electrician works on Friday.
(C) The interior decorator works after the painter does.
(D). The painter works on consecutive days
(E). Miss Dean cannot fit all of the workers int schedule Ans: (B).
73.
If the painter works on Friday which of the following must be false?
(A) . The carpenter may works on Wednesday
(B). The carpenter and the electrician may work on consecutive days
(C). If the carpenter works on Thursday, the electrician has to work on
wednesday
(D). The plumber may work before the electrician does
(E). The electrician may work on Tuesday
Ans: (C).
74.
Which argument is possible?
(A). The electrician will works on Tuesday and the interiordecorator on Friday
(B). The painter will work on wednesday and plumber on thursday
(C). The carpenter will works on Tuesday and the painter on Friday
(D). THe painter will work on Monday and the carpenter on Thursday
(E). The carpenter will work on Wednesday and the plumber on Thursday
Ans: (E).
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