**TCS 2020 Sample Placement Question Paper Answer.**

Reasoning

1. What should come in the place of (?) in the given series?

ACE, FGH, ?, PON

(A) KKK

(B) JKI

(C) HJH

(D) IKL

Ans. (A)

2. Typist : Typewriter : : Writer: ?

(A) Script

(B) Pen

(C) Paper

(D) Book

Ans. (B)

3. Paint: Artist : : Wood: ?

(A) Furniture

(B) Forest

(C) Fire

(D) Carpenter

Ans. (D)

4. acme : mace :: alga: ?

(A) glaa

(B) gaal

(C) laga

(D) gala

Ans. (D)

5. EIGHTY : GIEYTH : : OUTPUT:?

(A) UTOPTU

(B) UOTUPT

(C) TUOUTP

(D) TUOTUP

Ans. (D)

6. ‘Medicine’ is related to ‘Patient’ in the same way as ‘Education’ is related to—

(A) Teacher

(B) School

(C) Student

(D) Tuition

Ans. (C)

7. Fill in the missing letter in the following series—

S, V, Y, B, ?

(A) C

(B) D

(C) E

(D)G

Ans. (C)

8. What should come in the place of question mark in the following series?

3, 8, 6, 14, ?, 20

(A) 11

(B) 10

(C) 8

(D) 9

Ans. (D)

9. Select the correct option in place of the question mark.

AOP, CQR, EST, GUV, ?

(A) IYZ

(B) HWX

(C) IWX

(D) JWX

Ans. (C)

10. What should come in the place of question mark in the following series?

1, 4, 9, 25, 36, ?

(A) 48

(C) 52

(B) 49

(D) 56

Ans. (B)

1 (95.6x 910.3) ÷ 92.56256 = 9?

(A) 13.14

(B) 12.96

(C) 12.43

(D) 13.34

(E) None of these

2. (4 86%of 6500) ÷ 36 =?

(A) 867.8

(B) 792.31

(C) 877.5

(D) 799.83

(E) None of these

3. (12.11)2 + (?)2 = 732.2921

(A)20.2

(B) 24.2

(C)23.1

(D) 19.2

(E) None of these

4.576÷ ? x114=8208

(A)8

(B)7

(C)6

(D)9

(E) None of these

5. (1024—263—233)÷(986—764— 156) =?

(A)9

(B)6

(C)7

(D)8

(E) None of these

1. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at Rs.9 a kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40kgs. of the mixture?

Ans. Brand A needed is 24kgs.

2. A wizard named Nepo says “I am only three times my son’s age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age. Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old.” How old is Nepo?

Ans. 360 years old.

3. One dog tells the other that there are two dogs in front of me. The other one also shouts that he too had two behind him. How many are they?

Ans. Three.

4. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day?

Ans. Eight.

5. If it takes five minutes to boil one egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs?

Ans. Five minutes.

6. Three containers A, B and C have volumes a, b, and c respectively; and container A is full of water while the other two are empty. If from container A water is poured into container B which becomes 1/3 full, and into container C which becomes 1/2 full, how much water is left in container A?

7. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and ACDE is a rectangle. AB = 10 and EC = 20. What is the length of AE?

Ans. AE = 10.

8. In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the circle at A and B respectively and the chord BC is parallel to tangent PA. If AC = 6 cm, and length of the tangent AP is 9 cm, then what is the length of the chord BC?

Ans. BC = 4 cm.

9 Three cards are drawn at random from an ordinary pack of cards. Find the probability that they will consist of a king, a queen and an ace.

Ans. 64/2210.

10. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were ?

Ans. 991.

11. If Log2 x – 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what would the value / values of x be?

Ans. x = e2 or e3.

12. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number. After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original number, but they are in reverse order. The ten’s place of the original number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the number?

Ans. 46

13.Can you tender a one rupee note in such a manner that there shall be total 50 coins but none of them would be 2 paise coins.?

Ans. 45 one paisa coins, 2 five paise coins, 2 ten paise coins, and 1 twenty-five paise coins.

14.A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to reach the top?

Ans.18 hours.

15. What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12

Ans. 9

Directions—(Q. 1–5) Each sentence has one or two blanks. Choose the word or set of words that best completes the sentence meaningfully.

1. He went to the library ……… to find that it was closed.

(A) seldom

(B) never

(C) only

(D) solely

Ans : (C)

2. The ties that bind us together in common activity are so ………that they can disappear at any moment.

(A) tentative

(B) tenuous

(C) consistent

(D) restrictive

Ans : (B)

3. Her reaction to his proposal was ………. She rejected it ……….

(A) inevitable–vehemently

(B) subtle–violently

(C) clever–abruptly

(D) sympathetic–angrily

Ans : (A)

4. His ……… directions misled us we did not know which of the two roads to take.

(A) complicated

(B) ambiguous

(C) narrow

(D) fantastic

Ans : (B)

5. It would be difficult for one so ……… to believe that all men are equal irrespective of caste, race and religion.

(A) emotional

(B) democratic

(C) intolerant

(D) liberal

Ans : (C)

Directions—(Q. 6–10) In each of the following sentences four words or phrases have been bold. Only one bold part in each sentence is not accepted in standard English. Identify that part and mark its letter (A), (B), (C) or (D) in your as answer.

6. Gaze for a thing (A) that are not (B) available easily (C) in the country is a universal phenomenon. (D)

Ans : (B)

7. It is foolish to be expecting (A) one person to be like another (B) person, for (C) each individual is born (D) with his characteristics traits.

Ans : (A)

8. The tendency to believe (A) that (B) man is inherently dishonest is something (C) that will be decried. (D)

Ans : (D)

9. I have not come across very (A) few (B) people who (C) think of thing beyond (D) their daily work.

Ans : (B)

10. He managed to board (A) the running train (B) but all his luggages (C) was (D) left on the station.

Ans : (C)

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