TCS Placement Paper

# TCS placement paper - 5

Pattern 21:
1. A Person buys a horse for 15 ponds, after one year he sells it for 20 pounds. After one year, again he buys the
same horse at 30 pounds and sells it for 40 pounds. What is the profit for that person?

Pattern 22:
1. John buys a cycle for 31 dollars and given a cheque of amount 35 dollars. Shop Keeper exchanged the cheque
with his neighbor and gave change to John. After 2 days, it is known that cheque is bounced. Shop keeper paid
the amount to his neighbor. The cost price of cycle is 19 dollars. What is the profit/loss for shop keeper?
a)loss 23 b)gain 23 c)gain 54 d)Loss 54

Pattern 23:
1. A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 18 blue, 32 red, and 25 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally
dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an
item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure
she has a pair of each color?
a)50 b)8 c)60 d)42

2. A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 14 blue, 20 red, and 18 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally
dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an
item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure
she has a pair of each color?

3. A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 13 blue, 27 red, and 40 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally
dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an
item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure
she has a pair of each color?

4. A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 25blue, 7 red, and 9 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally
dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an
item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure
she has a pair of each color?

5. A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 26 blue, 30 red, and 56 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally
dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an
item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure
she has a pair of each color?

Pattern 24:
1. Sangakara and Ponting selects batting by using a dice, but dice is biased. So to resolve, Ponting takes out a
coin. What is the probability that coin shows correct option?
a)1/2 b)1/6 c)1/12 d)6/10

2. There is a die with 10 faces. It is not known that fair or not. 2 captains want to toss die for batting selection.
What is the possible solution among the following?
a) If no. is odd it is head, if no. is even it is tail
b) If no. is odd it is tail, if no. is even it is head
c) Toss a die until all the 10 digits appear on top face. And if first no. in the sequence is odd then consider it as
tail. If it is even consider it as head.

Pattern 25:
1. In a family there are some boys and girls. All boys told that they are having equal no of brothers and sisters
and girls told that they are having twice the no. of brothers than sisters. How many boys and girls present in a
family?
a)4 boys and 3 girls b)3 boys and 4 girls c)2 boys and 5 girls d)5 boys and 2 girls

Pattern 26;
1. 10men and 10 women are there, they dance with each other, is there possibility that 2 men are dancing with
same women and vice versa?
a)22 b)20 c)10 d)none

2. There are 100 men and 100 women on the dance floor. They want to dance with each other. Then which of
the following statements is always true:
a) There are 2 men who danced with equal no. of women’s
b) There are 2 women who danced with equal no. of men
a) both a and b b)only a c)only b d)none

Pattern 27:
1. Middle- earth is a fictional land inhabited by hobbits, elves, dwarves and men. The hobbits and elves are
peaceful creatures that prefer slow, silent lives and appreciate nature and art. The dwarves and the men engage
in physical games. The game is as follows. A tournament is one where out of the two teams that play a match,
the one that loses get eliminated. The matches are played in different rounds, where in every round; half of the
teams get eliminated from the tournament. If there are 8 rounds played in knock out tournament, how many
matches were played?
a)257 b)256 c)72 d)255

2. A game is played between 2 players and one player is declared as winner. All the winners from first round are
played in second round. All the winners from second round are played in third round and so on. If 8 rounds are
played to declare only one player as winner, how many players are played in first round?
a)256 b)512 c)64 d)128

Pattern 28:
1. Metal strip of width ‘x’ cm. 2 metal strips are placed one over the other, then the combine length of 2 strips is
‘y’. If ‘z’ strips are placed in that manner. What is the final width of that arrangement?
2. A, B, C, D, E are there among A, B, C are boys and D, E are girls D is to the left of A and no girl sits at the
middle and at the extemes. Then what is the order of their sittings.

Pattern 29:
1. There is 7 friends (A1, A2, A3....A7).If A1 have to have shake with all without repeat. How many handshakes
possible?
a)6 b)21 c)28 d)7

2. 49 members attended the party. In that 22 are males, 17 are females. The shake hands between males,
females, male and female. Total 12 people given shake hands. How many such kinds of such shake hands are
possible?
a)122 b)66 c)48 d)128

Pattern 30:
1. B is taller than j and 3 pillars. P is shorter than B and 2 pillars is j shorter/taller than P?
a)yes b)no c)may be d)can’t find

2. There are 1000 pillars for a temple. 3 friends Linda, Chelsey, Juli visited that temple. (Some unrelated stuff)
Linda is taller than Chelsea and taller than 2 of 1000 pillars. Julia is shorter than Linda. Find the correct
sentence?
a) Linda is shorter among them
b) Chelsea is taller than Julia
c) Chelsea is shorter than Julia
d) Cannot determine who is taller among Chelsea and Julia

Pattern 31:
1. Entry ticket to an exhibition ranges from 1p to 31p. You need to provide exact change at the counter. You
have 31p coin. In how many parts will u divide 31p so that u will provide the exact change required and carry as
less coins as possible?
a)4 b)5 c)6 d)7

Pattern 32 :
1. Peter and Paul are two friends. The sum of their ages is 35 years. Peter is twice as old as Paul was when
Peter was as old as Paul is now. What is the present age of Peter?

a)8 b)20 c)16 d)15

Pattern 33:
1. 20 men handshake with each other without repetition. What is the total number of handshakes made?
a)190 b)210 c)150 d)250

2.10 people are there, they are shaking hands together, how many hand shakes possible, if they are in no pair
of cyclic sequence.
a)45 b)9 c)12 d)10

Pattern 34:
1. If there are 2 wheelers and 4 wheelers parked in a school located at the heart of the city, find the number of
4 wheelers parked there if there were 20 two wheelers parked there
a)48 b)50 c)52 d)64

2. If there are 2 wheelers and 4 wheelers parked in a school located at the heart of the city, find the number of
4 wheelers parked there if there were 58 wheels are parked there
a)10 b)33 c)22 d)none

Pattern 35:
1. A man whose age is 45 yrs has 3 sons named John, Jill, jack. He went to a park weekly twice. He loves his
sons very much. On a certain day he found the shop keepers selling different things. An apple cost 1penny,
2chocalate costs 1penny & 3 bananas cost 1 penny. He has bought equal number of apple, chocolate & banana
for each son. If the total amount he invest is 7 penny then how many he has bought from each piece for his son?
a)1app,1cho,1 banana b)1 app,2cho,3 banana c)1app,2cho,1banana

2. One person had three children. He had 7 pennies. Find the distribution of the fruits among the three children.
A melon costs 1 penny, 2 oranges cost 1 penny and 3 grapes cost 1 penny
a)2 melons, 1 orange, 1 grape b) 2 melons, 2 orange, 1 grape c) 1 melons, 2 orange, 1 grape.

PATTERN 36:
1) The age of the two friends were in the ration of 6:5.If the sum of their ages is 55.Then after how many years
their ratio will become 8:7?
a)11 b)7 c)10 d)12

2)The age of the two friends were in the ration of 6:5.If the sum of their ages is 66.Then after how many years
their ratio will become 7:6?
a)11 b)6 c)10 d)12

3) The age of the two friends were in the ration of 2:3.If the sum of their ages is 55.Then after how many years
their ratio will become 4:5?
a)11 b)33 c)22 d)44

PATTERN 37
1)A volume of 10936 l water is in a container of sphere.How many semisphere of volume 4l each will be
required to tranfer all the water into the small semispheres?
a)2812 b)8231 c)2734 d)4222

PATTERN 38
1)A person ismanufacturing a house.He bought 20 ropes of wire which has a density of 300 Kg/m3.The height of
the building to be constructed is 40 m.If the capacity of the current passed in the wire is 20 A and the voltage
capacity is 80 Volts.Then what will be the opposing force to the current if the wire is used ?
a)2 b)4 c)8 d)1600

PATTERN 39
1)A horse chases a pony 2 hours after the pony runs.Horse takes 3 hours to reach the pony.If the average speed
of the horse is 81Kmph.Then what is the average speed of the pony?
a)46.4 b)51 c)53.4 d)48.6

2) A horse chases a pony 3 hours after the pony runs. Horse takes 4 hours to reach the pony. If the average
speed of the horse is 35 kmph, what s the average speed of the pony?
3) : A horse chases a pony 3 hours after the pony runs. Horse takes 4 hours to reach the pony. If the average
speed of the horse is 35 kmph, what s the average speed of the pony

PATTERN 40
1)The difference between two no is 9 and the product of the two is 14.What is the square of their sum?
a)120 b)130 c)137 d)145
2) The sum of two no is 5 and the product of the two is 14.What is the sum of their squares?
3) The sum of the squares of two no is 12 and their sum is 15.Find the product of the two no?

PATTERN 41
1) On planet korba, a solar blast has melted the ice caps on its equator. 9 years after the ice melts, tiny
planetoids called echina start growing on the rocks. Echina grows in the form of circle, and the relationship
between the diameter of this circle and the age of echina is given by the formula d = 4*v (t-9) for t = 9 where d
represents the diameter in mm and t the number of years since the solar blast.Jagan recorded the radius of
some echina at a particular spot as 7mm. How many years back did the solar blast occur?
a) 17 b)21.25 c)12.25 d)14.05

PATTERN 42
1)A man goes 50Km north , then turned left walked 40Km, then turned right ? In which direction he is?
a)North b)South c)East d)West

PATTERN 43
1)In T.Nagar the building were numbered from 1 to 100.Then how many 4’s will be present in the numbers?
a)18 b)19 c)20 d)21

2)In T.Nagar the building were numbered from 1 to 100.Then how many 6’s will be present in the numbers?
a)18 b)19 c)20 d)21

3)In T.Nagar the building were numbered from 1 to 100.Then how many 1’s will be present in the numbers?
a)18 b)19 c)20 d)21

4)In T.Nagar the building were numbered from 1 to 100.Then how many 0’s will be present in the numbers?
a)18 b)19 c)20 d)11

PATTERN 44
1) A number when divided by D leaves a remainder of 8 and when divided by 3D leaves a remainder of 21.
What is the remainder left, when twice the number is divided by 3D?
13 b) cannot be determined c) 3 d) 42

PATTERN 45
1.) Ferrari S.P.A is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1928
as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufactured race cars before moving into production
of street-legal vehicles in 1947 as Ferrari S.P.A. Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its
continued participation in racing, especially in Formula One where it has employed great success .Rohit once
bought a Ferrari. It could go 4 times as fast as Mohan's old Mercedes. If the speed of Mohan's Mercedes is 35
km/hr and the distance traveled by the Ferrari is 490 km, find the total time taken for Rohit to drive that
distance.
20.72 b) 5.18 c) 238.25 d) 6.18

2) Ferrari S.P.A is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1928
as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufactured race cars before moving into production
of street-legal vehicles in 1947 as Ferrari S.P.A. Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its
continued participation in racing, especially in Formula One where it has employed great success .Rohit once
bought a Ferrari. It could go 4 times as fast as Mohan's old Mercedes. If the speed of Mohan's Mercedes is 46
km/hr and the distance traveled by the Ferrari is 953 km, find the total time taken for Rohit to drive that
distance.
20.72 b) 5.18 c) 238.25 d) 6.18