Aptitude Papers Reasoning Questions Reasoning Paper IV Syntel

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section I: 25 questions (ENGLISH) in 15 minutes

section II: 45 questions (QUANTITATIVE) in 45 minutes

section III: 30 questons (REASONING) in 30 minutes

Section I

Few questions on finding out the segment of sentence which is wrong.


celebrate: Marriage

ans. Lament: Bereavement

bouquet: Flowers

ans. Chain: Link

germ: Disease

ans. War: Destruction

Section II

Maximum numbers that can be formed using all the 4 digits 6 4 8 1 without repetition and which is divisible by 9 (ans none).

Find the number of sides of a regular convex polygon whose angle is 40degrees.

a + b + c = 0, then roots of ax2 + bx + c = 0 is

  1. imag

  2. real

  3. coincidental

  4. zero

Difference b/w the compound interest and simple interest for Rs. 2500 for 2 years is given____. Find the rate of interest.

There was one more question on S. I and C. I

The minimum number by which 60 is to be multiplied to generate a square.

ans 15

A monkey climbs 6 mts and falls 3mts in alternate minutes. Then time taken to climb a tree 60metres high?

(This was the second last question) A bucket contains z drops. And it leaks x drops in t secs. Then the time required to empty the bucket (in minutes)?

6 pipes fill or empty the cistern. Find the number of emptying pipes iff it takes 18hrs to fill and 18 hrs to empty____ (don't remember the question exactly)

The largest no: Which is a factor of 1080 and 729

No: Of spheres of radius 1 that can be got from sphere of radius (or diameter don't recall) 8

(think the last but three question) Travelling at 3/4th the speed a man is 20 minutes later then speed is?

There are 6 keys and 6 locks. Then number of combinations to betried out to get the actual solution

Choosing 2 people out of 10 in how many combinations can a particular person (some name) be always included____

From 6 white balls and 7 black balls probability that 2 balls drawn at random are of the same color?

If a sales man gets successive gain of 15% and 20% then his actual gain?

ans. 38

A string of pearls such that ⅓ is lost and of that 1/4th is missing, remaining is 20 then actual number of pearls? ans. 40

A man gets a gain of x%. But if he had sold at twice the cost price, what will be his gain (question not sure)?

A clock was 7mts behind the actual time on 3 p. m. On wednesday and 8 mts ahead of actual time on (not sure) 4 p. m. Friday. When will it show the correct time?

Boat moves upstream in 6 hrs and covers the same distance downstream in 5 hrs. Then speed of a raft floating (accuracy of question not sure)?

(this was the last question) no idea what it stands for____some kind of notation like SP (M ( (D (a, b), 2) ) ): P (M (S (D (a, b), ) ) ) options were

If x men working x hrs per day can do x units of work in x days, then y men working y hrs/day would be able to complete how many units of work i y days?

ans. y3/x2 question in Examrace Placement Series

This was a question in the first page of the section II booklet a cone with radius____and height-----. a hemisphere covers the cone such that base of hemisphere meets that of the cone. Then the enclose volume____ (RS Agarwal consists of similar questions)

There was one more question on volume and surface area____

1 Rs. 50 ps, 25 ps coins are in the ratio____, then the number of 50 ps coins if they sum to------Rs. (similar question in R. S. Agarwal).

There was one more question on coins i.e., abt getting a change of 10ps and 25 coins for____Rs (how many possible combinations or so possible).

x/y + y/x = 40/21 (don't remember the exact value, believe this is the one) find x and y there were 2 questions on train and one was like:

A goods train starts and after 2 hrs a passenger train at 4km/hr starts and overtakes the goods train after 4 hrs, then the speed of goods train?

15 hrs of boys work = 6 hrs of women's work. ⅗ of the work is done by____boys and-----women. How much time would be the question?

figure was given a square with four corners shaded and asked to find the area of the shaded portion____ i.e.area of square-area of the regular octagon…

Section III

There were 3 questions based on an argument given… Questions were to find out which statement in the objectives given could strengthen the argument or to weaken the argument____

Blood relationship question (i remember all the statements given, though not the question) 10 people in a family A B C are husbands D E F are wives altogether there are only 4 women. Each family can have atmost 2 children and C has atleast 1 child. D and G are related to A, Ecannot be related to H and I and J are not related____

This consists of the most confusing set of questions a set of statements are given and then questions were asked, the statements were like All A B C D E F are Q's All A's are B's____

Alice works on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

B does not work on Wed

C works only on Tuesday and someotherday

D does not work on Friday

E works on all days except on the first Monday and Thursdaythen questions like who all will be available on which days ____

first question abt 4 buses with different seating capacity. And different charges. And questions were to find out the minimum number of trips required, the maximum charge, the second highest charge etc____

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