TCS Aptitude test :

1.if the word 'ddosszm' is changed to 'central' then what will be the change for 'rtjbl' ?

ans:quick

2.what is the largest prime number in 8 digit number?

3.the word unimpressive was given.they asked us to do change 1st & 2nd,3rd & 4th,so on.then they asked what will be 10th letter from right?

ans:m

4.the plane question was asked.it took off from 7 degree 53' 6.1'' and landed at 8 degree 6' 43.5''.it takes 12 hours to travel between these points.then what will be local time at destination ?[just follow previous ques paper the problem was same]

5.g[0]=1,g[1]=-1,g[n]=2*g[n-1]-3*g[n-2] then calculate g[4]= ?

6.the series was asked : 5,6,7,8,10,11,14,..?

7.they asked the temperature problem.it was same as previous papers.the ratio was -t*t/6+4t+12.

8.the ques on a man,a woman and a boy finish work together in 6 days.man takes 10 days,woman takes 24 days then how much boy will take?

ans:40 days

8.the matrix of a(7,9) was given.the address of the first byte of a(1,1)=1258.it takes 4 bytes to store the nuymber.then calculate the address of the last byte of a(5,8).

9.the program requires 4000(n)1/2 [ie square root of n].if size of program was increased by 1% then calculate the percentage change in size of program.

10.modulo(373,7)+round(5.8)+truncat(7.2)-round(3.4) = ?

i exactly don't remember the truncate function.but the function was where we skip the '.' part.

ans : 12

11.the bucket size is 10KB.it takes 0.0001 KB/milisec to fill bucket.the bucket takes 100 or 1000 milisec to reach to destination.it takes 100 milisec to pass acknowledgement from dest to source.so calculate how much time will it take to pass N KB ,write formula.

[i don't remember the exact figures of bucket transmission time from source to dest]

12.the graph was given.the x and y axes were there.the line is intersecting them.the points of intersection were y=3,x=0 and x=-2,y=0.write the equation of line.

13.the decimal number was given.it was converted to other system.they asked to identify the

system.i.e. octal,hexadecimal.

14.they asked us to match the pairs.they were like,

A B

basmati-wheat not type of

15.the paragraph was given.it was on associations and the example of lecturer was there in para.

SECTION I

1. If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is SHDVD ?

Ans. PEASA (hint: in the first

word, the alphabets of the jumbled one is three

alphabets after the corresponding alphabet in the word

SURMISE. S = V-3, similarly find the one for SHDVD)

2. If DDMUQZM is coded as CENTRAL then RBDJK can be

coded as ---------

Ans. QCEIL (hint: Write both the

jumbled and the coded word as a table, find the

relation between the corresponding words, i.e C= D-1,

N=M+1 & so on

3. In the word ECONOMETRICS, 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?

Ans. word is CENOMOTEIRSC tenth word is R

4. Find the result of the following __expression if, M

denotes modulus operation, R denotes round-off, T

denotes truncation: M(373,5)+R(3.4)+T(7.7)+R(5.8)

Ans. 19

5. What is the largest prime number that can be stored

in an 8-bit memory?

Ans.

6. Find the physical quantity in units from the

equation: (Force*Distance)/(Velocity*Velocity)

Ans. Ns2/m

7. Find the value of @@+25-++@16, where @ denotes

"square" and + denotes "square root".

Ans: 621

8. If f(0)=1 and f(n)= f(n-1)*n, find the value of

f(4).

Ans: 24

9. Convert the decimal number 310 to the base 6.

Ans: 1234

10. Find the missing number in the series: 2, 5,

__ , 19 , 37, 75

Ans: 9

11. In a two-dimensional 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).

Ans.

12. Find the fourth row, having the bit pattern as an

integer in an 8-bit computer, and express the answer

in its decimal value.

A 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1

B 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1

C 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1

(AU(B-C)) ?

Ans. 29

13. Complete the series 2, 7, 24, 77,__ (hint: 2*12=

24, 7*11= 77, therefore 24*10= 240)

Ans: 240

14. Consider the following diagram for answering the

following questions:

A. Find the difference between people playing

cricket and tennis alone.

Ans: 4

B. Find the percentage of people playing

hockey to that playing both hockey and cricket.

Ans:

C. Find the percentage of people playing all

the games to the total number of players.

Ans: 6%

15. One more question of the same type (Same type of

diagram; of course in a different set)

1. How many more or less speak English thanFrench?

2. What % people speak all the three languages?

3. What % people speak German but not English?

{In another set cricket, hockey and tennis are changed

with the name of some computer languages, such as

Java, Cobol, Fortran (may be some other name)}

16. Select the odd one out

a. Oracle b.

Linux c. Ingress

d. DB2

17. Select the odd one out

a. SMTP b. WAP

c. SAP

d. ARP

18. Select the odd man out.

a. Java b.

Lisp c. Smalltalk

d. Eiffel

19. Which of the following are orthogonal pairs?

a. 3i+2j

b. i+j c. 2i-3j

d. -7i+j

20. Number of faces, vertices and edges of a cube

a. 12,8,6

b. 4,6,8 c. 6,8,12

d. 6,12,8

21. Given a Bar Chart showing the sales of a company.

(In Figure) The sales in years as shown in the figure

are (in crores) 1998-1999 - 130, 1997-1998 - 90,

1996-1997 - 90, 1995-1996 - 70

1. The highest growth rate was for the year

Ans. 1998-1999

2. The net increase in sales of the company in the

year span of 1995-1999

Ans. 60 crores.

3. The lowest growth rate was for the year

Ans. 1997

22. Find the value of the decimal number to the base

7.

Ans. 1436.

23. Complete the series:5,6,7,8,10,11,14,__.

Ans. 15

24. 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 ----------

Ans.

25. In which of the system, decimal number 384 is

equal to 1234?

Ans.

26. 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?

Ans.

27. 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.

Ans.

28. 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.

29. 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.

30. A power unit is there by the bank of the river of

750 meters width. A cable is made from power unit to

power a 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.

Ans. Rs. 22,500 (hint: the plant

is on the other side of the plant i.e. it is not on

the same side as the river)

{There are two questions, both showing a curve. In the

first one, you have to identify the curve. In the

second one you have to Write the equation of the

curve. In }

SECTION II

1. If A can copy 50 pages in 10 hours and A and B

together can copy 70 pages in 10 hours, how much time

does B takes to copy 26 pages?

a. b.

c. d.

2. Match the following:

1. Male - Boy --->

a. A type of

2. Square - Polygon ---> b.

A part of

3. Roof - Building --->

c. Not a type of

4. Mushroom - Vegetables ---> d.

A superset of

Ans: 1- d, 2- a, 3- b, 4- c

3. 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. 1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d

Questions 20- 24 are based on the following passage:

The office staff of the XYZ

corporation presently consists of three bookkeepers

(A, B and C) and five secretaries (D, E, F, G and H).

Management is planning to open a new office in another

city using three secretaries and two bookkeepers of

the current staff. To do so they plan to separate

certain individuals who do not function well together.

The following guidelines were established to set up

the new office:

I. Bookkeepers A and C are

constantly finding fault with one another and should

not be sent as a team to the new office.

II. C and E function well alone but

not as a team. They should be separated.

III. D and G have not been on

speaking terms for many months. They should not go

together.

IV. Since D and F have been competing

for promotion, they should not be a team.

Ans.

4. If A is to be moved as one of the bookkeepers,

which of the following cannot be a possible working

team?

(a) ABDEH (b) ABDGH

(c) ABEFH (d) ABEGH (e) ABFGH

5. If C and F are moved to the new office, how many

combinations are possible?

(a) 1 (b) 2

(c) 3 (d) 4

(e) 5

6. If C is sent to the new office, which member of the

staff cannot go with C?

(a) B (b) D

(c) F (d) G

(e) H

7. Under the guidelines developed, which of the

following must go to the new office?

(a) B (b) D

(c) E (d) G

(e) H

8. If D goes to the new office which of the following

is (are) true?

I. C cannot go.

II. A cannot go.

III. H must also go.

a. I only. b. II only.

c. I and II only. d. I and III only.

e. I, II and III.

9. Two stations A & B are 110 km apart. One train

starts from A at 7 am, and travels towards B at

20kmph. Another train starts from B at 8 am and

travels towards A at 25kmph. At what time will they

meet?

a. 9 am b. 10 am

c. 11 am d. 10.30 am

10. If a man can swim downstream at 6kmph and upstream

at 2kmph, his speed in still water is:

a. 4kmph b. 2kmph

c. 3kmph d. 2.5kmph

Answer the following three questions based on the

paragraph:

A student applying at a college should take three

courses. There are altogether four courses, namely,

Science, Maths, Social Sudies and Economics. (The

names may vary, but the pattern is the same)

One can take a Science course onty if he has taken a

Maths course.

One can take a Maths course only if he has taken a

Science course.

One can take a n Economics course only if he has taken

a Social Studies course.

11. Which of the following is a possible course?

a. Two Science courses and a Social

Studies Course.

b. Two Maths courses and an Economics

course.

c. One Mats course, one Science course and

a Social Studies course.

d. One Maths course, one Science course

and an Economics course.

12. Which of the following courses a student can take?

I. One Science, one Social Studies,

one Economics

II. Two Science, one Social Studies

III. Two Science, one Maths.

a. I only

b. III only c. I and II only

d. II and III only

13. Which of the following is not a possible course?

a. Two Science courses and a Maths course.

b. Two Maths course and a

Science course.

c. One Maths course, one Science course

and a Social Studies Course.

d. One Maths course, one Science course

and an Economics course.

Syno:

Pillage steal , loot , plunder

Cleft - split , crack

Incesment

Brazen - bold , shameless

Awry - skewed , twisted , crooked

Remiss careless , negligent

Defection - desertion

Ensue - follow

Avid - keen , eager

Rupidiate Repudiate - reject,deny

Gauche - clumsy, vulgar

Intrinsic - essential

Gaudy flashy , showy

Hidebound narrow minded

Incognitent -

Intermittent irregular,broken

Clastrophobia - fear

Contraband illegal trade

Pagm concealed rapt

Voracious avid,hunger,greedy

Seedy sleazy,seamy

Omniscience knowing all

Diatribe attack,criticism

Slack - loose, relaxed

Felicitous fortunate,luck

Relish enjoy,savor

Aloofness unfriendliness, remoteness

Ambiguity - unknown

Pattry

Baleful threatening, malevolent

Odium hatred, disgust

Lapidarian

Gambol - skip

High handed dominant,imperious

Retrospection - perception

Antithe

Pagan

Genuflect kneel,bow

coerce force,compel

Indubitably undoubtedly, certainly

Extraneous irrelevant , unrelated

Corpulent fat,pump

Transient momentary

Spurious false,fake

Whimsical - fancy

Braggadocio -

Chimerical

Callow inexperience,naive

Menial unskilled,boring

Indigenous native,original

Ambiguity

Foil frustrate,halt

Anto:

Awry

Consensus * disagreement

Retrograde * forward looking

Galleon

Chide * praise

Depravity * goodness,righteousness

Paradox * consistency

Stilted * natural

Levity * gravity

Fritty

Genry

Syno:

Pillage steal , loot , plunder

Cleft - split , crack

Incesment

Brazen - bold , shameless

Awry - skewed , twisted , crooked

Remiss careless , negligent

Defection - desertion

Ensue - follow

Avid - keen , eager

Rupidiate Repudiate - reject,deny

Gauche - clumsy, vulgar

Intrinsic - essential

Gaudy flashy , showy

Hidebound narrow minded

Incognitent -

Intermittent irregular,broken

Clastrophobia - fear

Contraband illegal trade

Pagm

Voracious avid,hunger,greedy

Seedy sleazy,seamy

Omniscience knowing all

Diatribe attack,criticism

Slack - loose, relaxed

Felicitous fortunate,luck

Relish enjoy,savor

Aloofness unfriendliness, remoteness

Ambiguity unknown

Pattry

Baleful threatening, malevolent

Odium hatred, disgust

Lapidarian

Gambol - skip

High handed dominant,imperious

Retrospection - perception

Antithe

Pagan

Genuflect kneel,bow

coerce force,compel

Indubitably undoubtedly, certainly

Extraneous irrelevant , unrelated

Corpulent fat,pump

Transient momentary

Spurious false,fake

Whimsical - fancy

Braggadocio -

Chimerical

Callow inexperience,naive

Menial unskilled,boring

Indigenous native,original

Ambiguity

Foil frustrate,halt

Anto:

Awry

Consensus * disagreement

Retrograde * forward looking

Galleon

Chide * praise

Depravity * goodness,righteousness

Paradox * consistency

Stilted * natural

Levity * gravity

Fritty

Genry

PSG Tech 07.06.2004 - Some Verbal

(Analyticals were from 13th edition Barrons GRE Guide, mainly from the 5 model test papers at the last. There were no alterations in the questions or the choices and was simply replicated from the book. But there were only 4 questions under each annals problem in the TCS test there are 5 in book. Which 4 of these 5 will appear is not predictable). Some of these words are not correctly spelt. Bear with!

Synonym

1. Insimate

2. Banal

3. misdemeanour

4. bombastic

5. tenacious

6. repellent

7. ensue

8. reprobate

9. acerbity

10. gambol

11. ameliorate

12. confiscate

13. quixotic

14. foray

15. fidelity

16. inimical

17. stoic

18. haggard

19. cacophony

20. discord

21. fledgling

22. incongruous

23. ingenious

24. estrange

25. clandestine

Antonym

1. loutish

2. prevaricate

3. Hilary

4. admonition

5. boonish

6. dangle

7. spur

8. apex

9. aplomb

10. veracious

11. clichι

12. muggy

13. bouillon

14. incocus

15. proximity

16. indement

17. whimsical

18. distal

19. transient

20. predominant

21. mockish

22. misanthrope

23. miscanprehencia

24. doltish

25. mullet

26. gadfly

27. ignominious

28. hidebound

29. reticence

30. tantamount

31. estrange