Sunday, February 10, 2008

Some questions from recruitment question papers

Total 44 questions are there.
Refer R.S. Aggarwal

1. How many degrees hours hand rotate in 10 minutes?
2. 1/(10 power 18) - 1/(10 power 20) = ?
3. 0 4. c=a/b ; a-1=c What is the relation between a&b
5. N = ((8.42)**2)*(95. ....)/((0.982)*(64.....)**2)
If N contains the first three digits as 988,Which of the following is the
nearest answer (9.88,98.8,988,none)
6. The sum of 7 consecutive odd integers with 27 as the fourth number.
7. (66666666666666)**2 + 888888888888=?
8. 2486724...... Express it in product of 3 numbers.(The given number
is not exactly correct. Choices are given. Very easy)
9. Radius of sphere is increased by 50%. By how much percentage is surface
area is increased.
10. In which of the following , 2 as a common factor , can be eliminated.

Ans : log(x square)/log(y square) = log(x)/log(y)

Antonyms :
13. & 14. - Sentence correction
15, 16 , 17 - Spelling Mistakes
18, 19 - Two Questions

6 letters are assigned certain numbers.
In each qusetion , 4 combination of digits are given . Of which , which gives
a meaningful word.
20 & 21. - 4 sentences will be given in each question. Arrange them in
logical order .
22. 5 straight lines are cut in a circle. A question regarding this.

Reasoning :

a) If statement A alone is required
b) If statement B alone is required
c) If bothe statements A & B are required
d) Neither

23. Does Mr. Mathew give tution ?
A) MAthew is a teacher
B) In school, the teacher is not expected to give tutions.

24. There is no power cut in advanced country
If T is a city, Is there power cut in that city?
A) Z is a advanced country
B) T ia a capital city of country Z

25. Tanzanians are in East Africa. Tanzanizns are good in either Education ,
Dance or Music
A) Tanzanians are good at Education
B) East Africa are good at dance & Music.

Remaining questions 26 - 29 are of the same type.

30. On onw day, 14 children are admitted in a school by their mothers.
2 are sisters, 3 are brothers,2 are brother and sister and 2 are twins.
The rest are singles. How many mothers came? (5 , 7, 9, 14)

31. Problem Cisterns & pipes.

It will take 8hrs to fill a cistern. But due to leak at the bottom, it
take 10 hrs to full it. In how many hrs, th eful tank will be emptied
because of leak.? (18,8,40,10)

32. Question regarding men & work

A does alone a work in 4 days
B does alone a work in 8 days
C does alone a work in 10 days
A & B together ------
C & B together ------

33. In 3.5 Kg rod , there is 74% silver. If it is alloyed with a 0.5 Kg rod,
the % of silver goes p to 84%. The percent of silver in 0.5 Kg rod?

34. Two chords of lengths 2L1 and 2L2 are drawn in a circle. Their lengths
are inversely proportional to the straight distance joining the centre.
Find the radius of circle.

35. A Kg of tea costs Rs 49.50 . But the supplier gives 10 gms less for
every Kg he sold. What is the actual cost.

36 - 40

A question on transportation table. 5 questions were given.


A X 12 8 20 6
B 12 X 12 5 9
C 20 8 X 4 7
D 3 15 6 X 10
E 12 5 8 3 X

A,B,C,D,E denote the stages.
X denote the start of the stage.
The bus goes from A to E and E to A woith back stops at B,C, & D
For each the charge is Rs.0.70
The numbers in the table are how many passengers are there in the bus
upto that stage.( the numbers given the table are not correct)

36. Total no. of passengers in onward journey

37. Total amount in the conductors bag just before the bus reaches
the stage C

38. How many Rs. 1.40 tickets are issued to passengers in backward journey.

39. If the bus breaks down between the stages C & D , the amount refunded to

40. If the ticket costs Rs.1.50, how much is the profit in Backward journey.


1.6*12*15 is the volume of some material.How many cubes can be inserted
into that? Ans.40
2.Two pipes can fill a tank in 10 1nd 12 hours while third pipe will
make the tank empty in 20 hours.If all three pipes operate simultaneously,
in how many hours the tank will be filled ? Ans.7hours 30 minutes.
3.Diameter of a beaker is 7cm. Mambler(some instrument) dia is 1.4cm.
How many mamblers has to be put to increase the water level by 5.6cm.
4.Cost of an item is x. It's value increases by p% and decreases by p%
Now the new value is 1 rupee, what is the actual value.
5.A right circular cylinder and a cone are there.Base radius of cone is
equal to radius of cylinder.What is the ratio of height to slant side.
6.Distance between two poles is 50 meters.A train goes by 48 kmph in one
minute.How many poles will be crossed by the train.
7.A pole seen from a certain distance at an angle of 15 degrees and
100 meters ahead by 30 degrees. What is th height of pole.
8.15 people--each has to pay Rs.20..
20 people--each has to pay Rs.18..
for 40 people--how much has to pay ?
9.if p=2q then q=r*r,
if p-odd then q is even,
whether we decide r is even or odd ?
choices:a)first condition is sufficient
b)second condition is sufficient
c)both are sufficient
d)both are not sufficient
10.What is the value of m given that
i) m is devided by 2
ii) m is devided by 5
Ans: none of these
11.If he sells 40 magoes, he will get the selling price of 4 mangoes
extra, What is his % increse in profit ? Ans: 25%
12.100 glasses are there. A servant has to supply glasses to a person
If he supplies the glasses without any damage he will get 3 paise
otherwise he will loose 3 paise.At the end of supplying 100 glasses
if he gets 270 paise, how many glasses were supplied safely.Ans: 95