Cyient Placement Paper

1) written test (45 min)

1) How many kilogram of sugar costing Rs. 9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be a gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs. 9.24 per kg?

A.36 kg B.42 kg

C.54 kg D.63 kg


2) A container contains 40 litres of milk. From this container 4 litres of milk was taken out and replaced by water. This process was repeated further two times. How much milk is now contained by the container?

A.26.34 litres B.27.36 litres

C.28 litres D.29.l6 litres


3) Find the ratio in which rice at Rs. 7.20 a kg be mixed with rice at Rs. 5.70 a kg to produce a mixture worth Rs. 6.30 a kg.

A.1 : 3 B.2 : 3

C.3 : 4 D.4 : 5


4) The cost of Type 1 rice is Rs. 15 per kg and Type 2 rice is Rs. 20 per kg. If both Type 1 and Type 2 are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3, then the price per kg of the mixed variety of rice is:

A.Rs. 18 B.Rs. 18.50

C.Rs. 19 D.Rs. 19.50


5) A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is:

A.400 kg B.560 kg

C.600 kg D.640 kg


6) Salaries of Ravi and Sumit are in the ratio 2 : 3. If the salary of each is increased by Rs. 4000, the new ratio becomes 40 : 57. What is Sumit's salary?

A.Rs. 17,000 B.Rs. 20,000

C.Rs. 25,500 D.Rs. 38,000


7) If 0.75 : x :: 5 : 8, then x is equal to:

A.1.12 B.1.2

C.1.25 D.1.30


8) The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to second is 2 :3 and that of the second to the third is 5 : 8, then the second number is:

A.20 B.30

C.48 D.58


9) Ravi and Kumar are working on an assignment. Ravi takes 6 hours to type 32 pages on a computer, while Kumar takes 5 hours to type 40 pages. How much time will they take, working together on two different computers to type an assignment of 110 pages?

A.7 hours 30 minutes B.8 hours

C.8 hours 15 minutes D.8 hours 25 minutes


10) Sakshi can do a piece of work in 20 days. Tanya is 25% more efficient than Sakshi. The number of days taken by Tanya to do the same piece of work is:

A.15 B.16

C.18 D.25


11) A takes twice as much time as B or thrice as much time as C to finish a piece of work. Working together, they can finish the work in 2 days. B can do the work alone in:

A.4 days B.6 days

C.8 days D.12 days


12) In a flight of 600 km, an aircraft was slowed down due to bad weather. Its average speed for the trip was reduced by 200 km/hr and the time of flight increased by 30 minutes. The duration of the flight is:

A.1 hour B.2 hours

C.3 hours D.4 hours


13) A man complete a journey in 10 hours. He travels first half of the journey at the rate of 21 km/hr and second half at the rate of 24 km/hr. Find the total journey in km.

A.220 km B.224 km

C.230 km D.234 km


14) The ratio between the speeds of two trains is 7 : 8. If the second train runs 400 kms in 4 hours, then the speed of the first train is:

A.70 km/hr B.75 km/hr

C.84 km/hr D.87.5 km/hr


15) In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B's time over the course is:

A.86 sec B.80 sec

C.76 sec D.None of these


16)In a 100 m race, A can beat B by 25 m and B can beat C by 4 m. In the same race, A can beat C by:

A.21 m B.26 m

C.28 m D.29 m


17) In a game of 100 points, A can give B 20 points and C 28 points. Then, B can give C:

A.8 points B.10 points

C.14 points D.40 points


18) In a lottery, there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks. A lottery is drawn at random. What is the probability of getting a prize?

A.1/10 B.2/5

C.2/7 D.5/7


19) Two dice are tossed. The probability that the total score is a prime number is:

A.1/6 B.5/12

C.1/2 D.7/6


20) Two dice are thrown simultaneously. What is the probability of getting two numbers whose product is even?

A.1/2 B.3/4

C.3/8 D.5/16


21)Directions to solve

The following bar chart shows the trends of foreign direct investments(FDI) into India from all over the world.

Trends of FDI in India

a) What was the ratio of investment in 1997 over the investment in 1992 ?

A.5.50 B.5.36

C.5.64 D.5.75


b) What was absolute difference in the FDI to India in between 1996 and 1997 ?

A.7.29 B.7.13

C.8.13 D.None of these


c) If India FDI from OPEC countries was proportionately the same in 1992 and 1997 as the total FDI from all over the world and if the FDI in 1992 from the OPEC countries was Euro 2 million. What was the amount of FDI from the OPEC countries in 1997 ?

A.11 B.10.72

C.11.28 D.11.5


d) Which year exhibited the highest growth in FDI in India over the period shown ?

A.1993 B.1994

C.1995 D.1996


e)What was India's total FDI for the period shown in the figure ?

A.93.82 B.93.22

C.93.19 D.None of these


22)Directions to solve

Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below:

Distribution of candidates who were enrolled for MBA entrance exam and the candidates (out of those enrolled) who passed the exam in different institutes:


a). What percentage of candidates passed the Exam from institute T out of the total number of candidates enrolled from the same institute?

A.50% B.62.5%

C.75% D.80%


b) Which institute has the highest percentage of candidates passed to the candidates enrolled?




c) The number of candidates passed from institutes S and P together exceeds the number of candidates enrolled from institutes T and R together by:

A.228 B.279

C.399 D.407


d) What is the percentage of candidates passed to the candidates enrolled for institutes Q and R together?

A.68% B.80%

C.74% D.65%


e) What is the ratio of candidates passed to the candidates enrolled from institute P?

A.9 : 11 B.14 : 17

C.6 : 11 D.9 : 17


23)Diections to solve

Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

a). They took note of humility of the visiting dignitary.

A.grandeur B.arrogance

C.friendliness D.decency


b) Harish displays enthusiasm whenever he is posed with a problem.

A.eagerness B.weakness

C.indifference D.softness


c) I was surprised at his stiff attitude.

A.courteous B.flexible

C.soft D.lively


d) It was done in a haphazard manner.

A.planned B.excellent

C.extraordinary D.designed


24)Directions to solve

Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

a) They took note of humility of the visiting dignitary.

A.grandeur B.arrogance

C.friendliness D.decency


b) I was surprised at his stiff attitude.

A.courteous B.flexible

C.soft D.lively


c) He abandoned his family.

A.supported B.encouraged

C.pleased D.saved


25)Directions to solve

In each question, an incomplete statement (Stem) followed by fillers is given. Pick out the best one which can complete incomplete stem correctly and meaningfully.

a). Despite his best efforts to conceal his anger ......

A.we could detect that he was very happy

B.he failed to give us an impression of his agony

C.he succeeded in camouflaging his emotions

D.he could succeed in doing it easily

E.people came to know that he was annoyed


b) Even if it rains I shall come means ......

A.if I come it will not rain

B.if it rains I shall not come

C.I will certainly come whether it rains or not

D.whenever there is rain I shall come

E.I am less likely to come if it rains


c) His appearance is unsmiling but ......

A.his heart is full of compassion for others

B.he looks very serious on most occasions

C.people are afraid of him

D.he is uncompromising on matters of task performance

E.he is full of jealousy towards his colleagues


26)Directions to solve

Today perhaps your only association with the word 'polio' is the Sabin Oral Vaccine that protects children from the disease. Fifty five years ago this was not so. The dreaded disease, which mainly affects the brain ans spinal cord, causing stiffening and weakening of muscles, crippling and paralysis - which is Why I am in a wheelchair today. If somebody had predicted, when I was born, that this would happen to me, no one would have believed it. I was seventh child in a family of four pairs of brothers and sisters, with huge 23 year gap between the first and last. I was so fair and brown haired that I looked more look like a foreigner than a Dawood Bohri. I was also considered to be the healthiest of the brood.

a). In his childhood, the narrator was

A.a weakling B.very healthy

C.tall and slim D.short and stout


b) In this passage, the word 'brood' refers to

A.polio victims B.foreign children

C.children in the family D.Indian Children


c) The narrator was the seventh child in a family of

A.8 children B.16 children

C.23 children D.4 children


d) In this passage, the narrator is a patient of

A.heart disease B.polio

C.paralysis D.nervous weakness


e) In his childhood, the narrator looked "more like a foreigner than a Dawood Bohri" This was because he was

A.a foreign child B.a very healthy boy

C.tell and smart D.fair and brown haired