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SYNTEL PAPER
1)THERE ARE 100 QUESTIONS
25 from ENGLISH(5 SYN, 10 ERROR
corrrection, 5 FILL IN THE BLANKS,5
ANALOGY.)
45 from QUANT.
30 from REASONING.
SYNTEL Latest Fresher Engineer Placement
Sample Question Paper 7
2)THERE IS UPPER MARK CUTOFF.SO TRY TO
SOLVE ONLY 40% TO 50% QUESTIONS.
3)INTERVIEW WAS BASED ON SOFTWARE ENGIN.
and S.A.D PLUS PERSONAL IN JADAVPUR.
4)THERE IS ONLY ONE SET.
5)QUANT WERE AVERAGE.(QUESTION ALSO
CONTAIN FLOW CHART)
6)REASONING CONTAINS PUZZELS A BIT
TOUGH.
7)ENGLISH WERE AVERAGE.
I AM SENDING SOME OF THE QUESTIONS WHICH
I CAN
COLLECT.
QUESTIONS:: SYNTEL 2003
ENGLISH:25 Q
FILL IN THE BLANKS:5Q
* ONE FILL IN THE BLANKS HAS ANS
.......................
ANSBOORES
SYN(5 QUESTIONS)
ABATE,ABASE.
ERROR CORRECTION:10 Q
DO YOURSELF.I COULD NOT REMEMBER.
ANALOGY:5 Q
DO YOURSELF I COULD NOT REMEMBER.
QUANT:45 Q
* IF THE LENGTH OF A SQUARE IS INCREASED
BY 10%,THEN BY WHAT AMOUNT AREA WILL
INCREASE?
ANS21%
*IF LENGTH INCREASED BY 10% AND BREDTH
DECREASE BY 20% ,THEN FIND % CHANGE IN
AREA OF A RECTANGLE.
ANS 12%
* A MARKS 25% ABOVE THE COST PRICE AND
THEN GIVES 12.5% DISCOUNT WHAT IS IT'S
RESULTANT PROFIT?
ANS
*THERE WERE A PROBLEM OF TANK(NOT
REMEMBERED BUT ANS IS 91 hr) ANS 91 hr
*THERE WAS A PROBLEM OF A.P SERIES
ANS(1/X+1/Y)/2
*A PROBLEM ON FLOW CHART
ANS13.
*ODDMANOUT
ANSTREE.
*A PROBLEM ON SPHERE AND CIRCLE
ANS1/2
*A PROBLEM ON MEAN,MEDIAN
ANS4bm^2 THAT IS 4*b*m*m
*A PROBLEM ON SERIES:
ABCD.......................19numbers........
ANS OPTION(h)
*A PROBLEM OF
MONKEY CLIMBING ON A
POLE
ANS35
*A PROBLEM THAT CONTAINS A LOT OF
BRACKET:((((( )))))).......
ANSnone of these.
*A PROBLEM ON CIRCLE AND
RECTANGLE........................
ANS (4(pie)/4 ) ; pie=22/7
*IF a:b=2:3 AND b:c=5:6 THEN FIND
a:b:c=?
ANS 10:15:18
*A PROBLEM ON MAX PRICE 30%
MORE,DISCOUNT ONCASH PAYMENT
10%
ANS 12.5
REST QUESTIONS WERE EASY ,BUT I COULD
NOT REMEMBER.
REASONING: 30 Q
NOW I AM GIVING ANS ONLY OF SOME
QUESTIONS WITH THEIR POSITION IN
QUESTION PAPER
FIRST was aptitude test [1hr  9ques 
50marks]
1. A car is traveling at a uniform
speed. The driver sees a milestone
showing a 2digit number. After
traveling for an hour the driver sees
another milestone with the same digits
in reverse order. After another hour the
driver sees another milestone containing
the same two digits with a zero
inbetween. What is the average speed of
the driver.(6 marks)
Ans: 45 kmph (Milestones:16, 61, 106)
2. If you add one quarter of the present
time after midnight to half of the time
remaining from present time to the
midnight, then you get the present time.
What is the present time.(6 marks)
Ans: 9hr 36min
3. Mr. ANYONE of ANYCITY has to attend a
function at UNKNOWNCITY. He starts his
journey with his driver to UNKNOWNCITY.
After 2hrs of journey, the car gets
punctured. Driver took 10mins to change
the tyre. Then in order to cover the
rest of the distance driver drives at
30mph. They reach their destination half
an hour earlier the scheduled time.
Later Mr. ANYONE told his driver that if
the car get punctured after traveling 30
miles more then we would have reached 15
min late. What is the distance traveled
by the car.(6 marks)
Ans: ?
4. Three thieves A,B & C stolen a mule,
a
horse and a camel.
They were caught by CBI and arrested.
During their interrogation they gave the
following statements:
A: B has stolen the horse.
C: A is lying and B has stolen a mule.
B: A & C are both lying and I have
stolen nothing.
It was found later in investigation that
the person who has stolen a camel is
telling lie and one who has stolen a
horse is telling truth. Among A,B,C who
has stolen what?(4 marks)
Ans: ACamel BMule CHorse
5.  GRE analytical type puzzle
 (8 marks)
6. There are 3 societies a,b,c. a lent
tractors to b and c as many as they had.
After some time b gave as many tractors
to a and c as many as they have. After
sometime c did the same thing. At the
end of this transaction each one of them
had 24. Find the tractors each
originally had.
Ans: a39, b21, c12 (5 marks)
7.  GRE analytical type puzzle
 (8 marks)
8. There are five friends A,B,C,D,E,F,G
having their birthdays on consecutive
days. The birthday of B precedes>
birthday of E with the same number of
days as the birthday of D precedes
birthday of F. B is two days older than
D.  and many more conditions, you
have to find the birthdays of all given
that G's birthday is on Wednesday.
(4 marks)
9. There are something black, brown and
green and something 35m, 45m & 55m and
some conditions on it.(3 marks)
Ans: brown, 55m
SECOND was test of English language
[30min  45ques  45marks]
containing a Reading Comprehension
passage and some questions on it, many
questions on finding grammatically
correct sentences, some sentence
completion questions etc.

Note : some questions are missing (5 &
7) and some are incomplete (8> & 9),
let's hope someone will help them to
complete.
1 celeberate:marriage::
a. window:bedroom b. lument:barevemant
c. pot:pan d. face:penalty
2. negligent:requirement::
remises:duty cognet:argument
easy:hard careful:position
3 Germ:disease::
man:women doctor:medicine
war:destrustion shopkeeper:goods
4 bouquet:flower::
skin:body chain:link
product:factory page:book
5.letter:word::
club:people page:book
product:factory picture:paper
select most oppsite word from the list
(there are 5 options)
1 sedate answer=a. unify, b. inmmunize,
c. recupenate, d.
stimulate, e. injure
2 sequester ( options not known)
3 equanimity
4 apathetic
5 dislodge
Some questions repeated from aptitude
(earliar)
1 One monkey climbs a poll at the rate
of 6mts/min
and fell down 3mts in the alternately.
Length of the poll is 60 mts ,
how much time it will take to reach the
top?
a. 31 b.33 c.37 d.40
2 Two successive discounts of 20% and
15% is equal to a net
discount of ...
a 30 b 35 c d
3 A person starts with the speed of u/1
kmph and returns with
the speed of u/2 kmph, what is his
average speed.
4. X men work for X days to produce X
products, then Y men can
produce Y products in  days.
5.The number of sides of a convex
polygon with angle 40
6.A shaded fig is given..find area of
shaded to nonshaded region
7.Number of numbers divisible by 9 using
the no:s 6,8,2,1(not sure)
8.a+b=2c find 1/cb + b/ca (something
like this)
9.Speed and time prob
10.Train prob
11.Diff b/w CI and SI for a period of 2
yr is Rs.16/.Find principal
12.A cone is surmounted by a hemisphere
(dim r given) .Find the volume
13.Prob of Scheduling a flight for a
week (4 or 5 Q based on that)
14.220 ppl hv to go to a trip..Bus
capacity (P Q R S) and Cost of each is
given (some Q based )
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Syntel paper:
1) section 1
 first section was english. where u had
to find the wrong words in the sentence.
 find relation matching the given
relationshi p like:
fear:anger::........
options were given
arranging the sentence in sequence...
2) section 2
1)a price of sugar increases by 32% so
familly reduces consumption so that
expenditure is raised by only 10%. If
the initial consumtion is 10kg then find
the reduction in consumtion of family
now.
ans 25/3%
2)problems on Simple interest, compund
interest.
3)problems on profit /loss
4)in a class there were 12 students
where avg age was 30. later after few
students were added havin age 32 so avg
age now becomes 31 . find the no of
students added in class?
5) problems on avg
6) problems on work and time from RS
aggrwal
most of the problems where like
this...(many from rs agg)
section3 analytical
here there were problems based on people
sitting in the circle and given some
conditions .. u had to find who is
sitting where?
all problems of logical reasoning.
there was no ve marking paper was of
100 marks with 50% passing.
questions are easy.i am writing some of
the questions that icould remember.
1. find out the three digit number whose
second digit is equalto the sum of first
digit and third digit and when first
digitand second digit are exchanged it
gives a difference of 99 from the
origional number. ans: 253
2.10 years ago the father was 7times
older than his son.2 years hence 2 times
the fathers age will be 5 times the sons
age.what are there present age.ans:38,14
3.sum of the age of mother and daughter
is 63...... ans: 43
4.3 prizes r being distributed to 10
persons.a person can take any number of
prizes.how many ways it can be done?
5. a person deposites his 20000 rs at 5%
and 4% and at the end he gains 918
rs.find out the money he deposited on
these persentages. ans: 11800,8200.
6.35 persons likes horror movies,25
persons like romantic movies,5 don't
like any of them.how many do see both ?
7.if there r 21 spokes in a wheel then
how many spaces r there in between. ans
21
8.two flow charts are given(12 questions
r based on this)second flow chart is
easier.
9.some conditions are given u can form a
family tree with the help of this.
ans: 4 male members,three children etc..
10. u have to find out the shaded
area(remeber 14 cm) ans: 14*1422/7(7)^2
11. u have to find area of shaded
region(remember 144 or 142cm) ans: if it
is 144
(72*72)+2(22/7)(36)^2
square circles
12: two questions are given on
relations.perhaps first one is wrong
ans: (second one) niece
13. paw:cat::hoof: ?
ans: horse
14. lion:cub::colt: ?
ans:stallion
15:errat:books::flaw: ?
a) manuscript b)speech c)metal d)....
16. ling:lukewarm::
a)cold:freeze
b)cold:hot
c)freezing:cold
d)
Paper pattern:
1.English ( 25 ques, 15 mins) synonyms(
for the given word there are 3 synonyms
and one odd one is given find the odd)
 fill in the blanks with the suitable
word.(5 ques)
 sentence correction.(10 ques)
 analogies(5 ques)
2. Aptitude.(45 ques, 30 mins)
3. Reasoning and a flowchart(30 ques, 30
mins)
synonyms: (not sure)
abridge:
abash
abase
aberration
abstract
analogies:
1. intimidness: fear
2. crust: wave
3. assist: save
4. affirm: hint
APTITUDE:
1. one pipe fills in 4 hrs and another
in 5hrs when they both work alternately
how much time will be taken to fill the
tank.
2. LCM of 3 nos is 120 which of the
following no must not be their HCF
a. 8 , b.24 c.12 d.24 and 30
3. two trains from the points A and B
moving in opposite direction, at the
point they meet the second train travels
120 kms more than the first. The speeds
are 50kmph and 60kmph respectively find
the distance between A and B?
4. One monkey climbs a poll at the rate
of 6mts/min and fell down 3mts in the
alternately. Length of the poll is 60
mts , how much time it will take to
reach
the top?
a. 31 b.33 c.37 d.40 (ans: 37)
5. a number when multiplied by 7/18
instead of 7/8 and got the result 770
less
than the actual result , find the
original number?
6. The volume and the radius of both
cone and sphere are equal , then find
the
ratio of height of the cone to the
diameter of the sphere?
7. A and B started a business with 1500
and 2500 and got a profit 800 rs. Half
of the profit is shared equally the
remaining is shared according to their
investment. Find their profits.
8. The difference between the simple
interest and compound interest for 2
years?
A:B =2:3 and B:C=5:6 then find A:B:C
9. an amount of 64 Rs has to become 125
in 3 years in compound interest , find
the rate of interest?
10. a similar to the above problem find
the time(rate of interest is given)
11. the prime no., which is greater than
6 when divide by 6 will always gives
the remainder
ans: 1 or 5
12. Length of a rectangle is increased
by 50% and breadth is decreased by 25%
what is the difference in the area
13. Mr X position in a class is 13th
from first and 17th from last, and 8th
from
the first and 13th from last in passed
candidates list, then how many
candidates
failed in the exam
14. Two successive discounts of 20% and
15% is equal to a net discount of …..
15. A two digit number is 4 times to its
sum of digits , when 9 is added to the
number, the digits will get reversed.
Then what is that number?
Ans: 12
16. The length of the following
rectangle is ‘4a’ and its breadth is
‘2a’.
Radius of the two circles is ‘a’. Then
find the ratio of total area of the
rectangle to the area not covered by the
two circles with in the rectangle
17. A person starts with the speed of
u/1 kmph and returns with the speed of
u/2
kmph, what is his average speed.
18. A cistern will be filled in 9 hrs,
but becoz of an outlet it is filled in
10
hrs, if the cistern is filled, then how
much time the outlet takes to empty the
cistern.
19. In a right angled triangle ABC angle
B = 90 , BM is the median to AC , then
AB2 + BC2 (in terms of BM)
20. Three circles with same radius r are
drawn with centres as three vertices of
a triangle. What is the sum of areas of
the intersections of these circles with
the triangle.
21. X men work for X days to produce X
products, then Y men can produce Y
products in  days.
22. The compound interest for first and
second years is 200 and 220 on a certain
amount. Find the sum.
23. Marked price of a commodity is 35%
above the cost price. If he gives a
discount of 15%, how much he gains on
the deal.
24. 5 mangoes + 4 oranges = 7 mangoes +
1 orange.
Find the ratio of mango to orange.
25. A man starts a work, after some time
some one joins him…………..like this
26. Food is sufficient for 100men for
60days. For how many days the food is
sufficient for 500men?
27. If 8men 8hrs per day works for 8days
get 45/ then how many men required if
the work is 5hrs per day for10days they
get 60/?
28. A person sold an item at a profit of
12% .If he sold it at a loss of 12%
then he would get Rs.6/ less. What is
the cost price?
29. (1 ½ /((3/42/5 )/(2/3+4/5))) * ((2
¾/((4/32/5 )/(5/3+6/5))) (Numbers
different)
30. Avg age of X number of adults in a
class is 30yrs. If 12 new adults with
avg
age of 32 joined with them then the avg
age increases by one. Find X?
31. A sphere of radius 2cms is dropped
into a cylinder of radius 4 cms
containing water upto certain level. The
raise in the water level is (not sure)
32. find the average of reciprocals of x
and y :
33. In a school there are 1000 students
in the year 1999. The number of students
increased by 20% in the year 2000. And
it is increased by 15% in the year 2001.
But it is decreased by 18% in 2002. Then
what is the strength in 2002.(numbers
may differ)
REASONING
1. Odd man out
a) stem b) fruits c) flowers d) tree e)
root
2. 9, , 15, 18, 21, 24
3. seating arrangement(2 puzzles)
4. books arrangement (puzzle)
5. flowchart
6. If 3rd day of a month is Monday.Then
what is the 5th day after 21st of that
month?
7. blood relation


