**Company Name:** TCS

**Type:** Fresher, Job Interview

Hi Friends.

These questions are asked in exam.

**1: **There is a toy train that can make 10 musical sounds. It makes 2 musical sounds after being defective. What is the probability that same musical sound would be produced 5 times consecutively? ( 1 of _____) ?

Answer: 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 = 1/32

32 will be the answer.

**2: 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? Answer:** 20 years.

**3: **The ages of two friends is in the ratio 6:5. The sum of their ages is 66.After how many years will the ages be in the ratio 8:7?

Answer: 12 years.

**4:** (There was a long story, I'll cut short it). There are 5 materials to make a perfume: Lilac, Balsalmic, Lemon, Woody and Mimosaic. To make a perfume that is in demand the following conditions are to be followed: Lilac and Balsalmic go together. Woody and Mimosaic go together, Woody and Balsalmic never go together. Lemon can be added with any material. (Actually they had also mentioned how much amount of one can be added with how much quantity of the other; but that's not needed for the question.) All of the following combinations are possible to make a perfume EXCEPT:

1) Balsalmic and Lilac

2) Woody and Lemon

3) Mimosaic and Woody

4) Mimosaic and Lilac

Answer: Mimosaic and Lilac.

**5: **A girl has to make pizza with different toppings. There are 8 different toppings. In how many ways can she make pizzas with 2 different toppings.

Answer: 8 * 7 = 56

**6: **A triangle is made from a rope. The sides of the triangle are 25 cm, 11 cm and 31 cm. What will be the area of the square made from the same rope?

Answer:280.5625

**7: **What is the distance between the z-intercept from the x-intercept in the equation ax+by+cz+d=0. (I do not remember the values of a,b,c,d)

**8: **An athlete decides to run the same distance in 1/4th less time that she usually took. By how much percent will she have to increase her average speed?

Answer: 33.33%

**9:** 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?

**10:** There is 7 friends (A1,A2,A3....A7).If A1 have to have shake with all with out repeat. How many hand shakes possible?

**11: **There are two pipes A and B. If A filled 10 liters in a hour B can fills 20 liters in same time. Likewise B can fill 10, 20, 40, 80,160….if B filled in (1/16)th of a tank in 3 hours, how much time will it take to fill completely? **Answer: **7 hours

**12: (Keywords): **Sports readers,10 tables,4chairs per table, each table has different number of people then how many tables will left without at least one person? **Ans:** 6

**13: **The ages of two friends is in the ratio 5:6. After how many years will the ages be in the ratio 7:8?**Answer:** 10 years.

**14: **What is the distance of the z-intercept from the x-intercept in the equation ax+by+cz+d=0. (I do not remember the values of a,b,c,d)

**15: **An athlete decides to run the same distance in 1/4th less time that she usually took. By how much percent will she have to increase her average speed?**Answer:** 33.33%

**16. **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 find # shop kippers sailing different things. An apple cost 1penny, 2chocalate costs 1penny.& 3 bananas cost 1 penny. He has bought equal no. 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

17. A scientist was researching on animal behavior in his lab. He was very interested in analyzing the behavior of bear. For some reason he travelled 1mile in north direction & reached at north pole. there he saw a bear .he then followed the bear around 1 hr with a speed of 2km/hr in east direction.After that he travelled in south direction & reached at his lab in2 hrs. Then what is the colour of the bear? I think ans is white

a) white

b) black

c) gray

d) brown

**18. **In a particular city there are 100 homes numbered from 1,2,3………..100. The city was build by a builder from Chennai. There was 45 shop in the town which was build by a builder from Mumbai. THE 2nd builder can build the in ½ time as compared to 1st builder. If the 2nd builder builds in 15 days, then how many 2’s are used by the builder from Chennai in numbering the 100 homes?

a)17

b)18

c)19

d) 20