The Training and Placement Cell of MNNIT is currently conducting mock campus placement for 6th Sem. BTech, 4th Sem. MCA, 2nd Sem. MTech, MSc. and 1st Sem. MBA students. The process is divided into 4 main rounds:

1. Technical Tests

2. General Ability Tests

3. Group Discussion

4. Personal Interview, both HR and Technical.

I’m copy-pasting here the questions that were asked in the General Ability Test with the answers given in bold. The alignment’s not perfect but I hope it’ll not make reading that much difficult. Hope it’s of some use:

**DIRECTIONS for questions 1 to 5: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.**

Each of the six siblings namely Azhar, Atif, Aslam, Aaqib, Armaan and Ahmad are asked to choose three sports out of six different sports namely Cricket, Football, Hockey, Basketball, Swimming and Volleyball. Each of the given sports is chosen by at least one of the siblings. The number of siblings who chose Cricket, Football, Hockey, Basketball, Swimming and Volleyball are denoted by C, F, H, B, S and V respectively. The following bar – graph provides details about the values of C, F, H, B and V.

**Additional Information Given**

I. Atif has chosen exactly one sport, which Armaan did not choose.

II. There are exactly two sports that have been chosen by Azhar as well as Aslam and there are exactly three sports that have not been chosen by Aslam as well as Ahmad.

III. Ahmad chose Cricket and Swimming and Armaan did not choose Basketball.

1. What is the value of (6 – S)?

**a. 4 ** b.3 c.2 d.1

2. Which of the following sports is definitely chosen by Azhar?

a.Swimming b.Cricket c. Basketball ** d. Both b & c**

3. For how many siblings, the three sports chosen by them can be uniquely determined?

a.6 b.5 **c. 4** d. 3

4. Which of the following siblings did not play Volleyball?

a. Armaan **b. Aslam** c. Aaqib d. Atif

5. Which of the following two siblings played Hockey?

a. Armaan and Aaqib b. Aaqib and Atif c. Atif and Armaan **d. Cannot be determined**

**Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the questions on the basis of the information give below:**

A FMCG company produced potato chips of three different flavours viz. Mint, Chilly and Cream. Before starting large scale production of the chips, the company surveyed a sample of 1000 people in each of the three market segments viz. Metros, Towns and Villages. In the survey, all participants were requested to select exactly one of the four options P, Q, R and S in a survey response form given to each one of them. Selection of one particular option, amongst P, Q, R and S, indicated that the participant had not liked any of the three varieties of the chips. Selection of any of the other three options indicated the variety of the potato chips that the participant had liked the most. The data collected in the survey was represented to the brand manager, in table given below.

As the brand manager knew which option indicated which flavour, he derived the following conclusions from the given table.

I. In the market segment – Towns, as many as 22% of all the participants in the survey, rejected all the three flavours.

II. The total number of participants, in all the three market segments put together, who selected Chilly flavour, differed from the total number of participants who selected Cream flavour, by 100.

6.If it was in Villages, where the minimum number of participants had selected the Mint flavour of potato chips, then which of the following can be definitely concluded?

a. It was in Metros, where the maximum number of participants had selected the Chilly flavour of potato chips.

b. It was in Metros, where the minimum number of participants had selected the Cream flavour of potato chips.

c. It was in Villages, where the maximum number of participants had selected the Chilly flavour of potato chips.

**d. It was in Villages, where the minimum number of participants had rejected all the three flavours.**

7. If Cream flavour was selected by the minimum number of participants, in all the three market segments put together, then which of the following statements is definitely false ?

a. Of all the participants who selected Chilly flavour in the three market segments, the minimum number belonged to the market segment, Villages.

b. Of all the participants who selected Mint flavour in the three market segments, the minimum number belonged to the market segment, Metros.

**c. Of all the participants who rejected all the three flavours in the three market segments, the minimum number belonged to the market segment, Villages.**

d. Of all the participants who rejected all the three flavours in the three market segments, the maximum number belonged to the market segment, Metros.

8. In the market segment -Towns, if the number of participants who selected Mint flavour was the minimum, then which of the following is definitely true?

a. In the market segment- Villages, the number of participants who selected neither the Chilly nor the Cream flavour, was 280.

b. In the market segment- Towns, the number of participants who selected neither the Mint nor the Cream flavour, was 570.

c. In the market segment- Metros, the number of participants who selected neither the Chilly nor the Mint flavour, was 635.

**d. In the market segment- Towns, the number of participants who selected neither the Chilly nor the Cream flavour, was 430.**

9. A maximum of how many of the following five statements, can simultaneously be true ?

I. In Villages, 135 participants rejected all the three flavours.

II. In Towns, 210 participants selected Cream flavour.

III. In Metros, 185 participants selected Chilly Flavour.

IV. In Towns, 220 participants selected Cream flavour.

V. In Metros, 180 participants selected the Mint flavor

**a.4 ** b.3 c.2 d.5

10. Of the three flavours of potato chips, only those which were selected by at least one third of all the participants within at least one of the three market segment(s) were simultaneously selected for large scale productions. Which of the flavour(s) could have been selected, for large scale productions?

a. Cream only b. Mint as well as Cream c. Chilly as well as Mint **d. Cream as well as Chilly**

**Directions for questions 11 to 15: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.**

Devendra has 15 different locks viz. L1, L2 through L15 The locks were classified into three categories based upon their number of levers. L1, L15, L13 and L4 were of 8 levers each. L6, L2, L7, L9 and L14 were of 6 levers each and the remaining locks were of 10 levers each. He selects five out of these fifteen locks on each of the eight consecutive days viz. Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7 and Day 8. On each day he tries to unlock the selected locks but is successful in unlocking only one of the selected locks. If he unlocks any lock on a particular day, that lock is not selected by him on the subsequent days. It is also known that out of the locks unlocked by him, the number of locks of 6 levers is less than the number of locks of 8 levers.

The following table gives details about the locks selected by him on the given six days.

11. On how many days it is possible to uniquely determine which lock was unlocked by Devendra?

a.3 b.4 **c.5 ** d.6

12. If after day 8 Devendra found that aggregate levers of all the locks that he has unlocked is minimum then the lever of the lock unlocked on day 7 is

a.6 ** b.8** c.10 d.7

Additional Information for questions 13 to 15:

After Day 8 Devendra found that aggregate levers of all the locks that he has unlocked is more than 64 but not more than 68

13. Which of the following locks is definitely unlocked by Devendra?

a. L15 b. L13 c. L10 ** d. Cannot be determined**

14. If L9 is not unlocked and L8 is unlocked by Devendra, then which of the following can be the lock that is unlocked by him?

a. L2 b. L5 c. L11 ** d. L14**

15. If out of the locks unlocked by him, the number of locks of 10 levers is less than the number of locks of 8 levers, which is the lock unlocked on Day 7?

a.L8 **b.L13 **c.L2 d.L11

**Directions for Questions 16 to 19:** In each question, there are five sentences/paragraphs. The sentence/paragraph labelled A is in its correct place. The four that follow are labelled B, C, D and E, and need to be arranged in the logical order to form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the most appropriate option.

16 A. The most important part of the Analytical Engine was undoubtedly the mechanical method of carrying the tens.

B. The difficulty did not consist so much in the more or less complexity of the contrivance as in the reduction of the time required affecting the carriage.

C. At last I came to the conclusion that I had exhausted the principle of successive carriage.

D. On this I laboured incessantly, each succeeding improvement advancing me a step or two.

E. Twenty or thirty different plans and modifications had been drawn.

a. CBDE b. BECD ** c. DBEC ** d. ECDB

17. A. The Vedic hymns are probably the earliest important religious documents of the human race.

B. Often the favours sought are of the nature of material blessings, such as long life, vigorous offspring, cattle and horses, gold, etc.

C. The hymns of the Rig Veda, on the other hand, are often praises of various deities, who are frequently mere personifications of the different powers of nature.

D. The prayers in these hymns are praises of the greatness and power, the mysterious nature, and the exploits of these deities, as well as prayers for various favours.

E. The Atharva Veda contains among other things descriptions of charms for securing harmony and influence in an assembly etc.

**a. ECDB ** b. CEBD c. DBCE d. BDCE

18. A. The paintings, sculptures, and balloons of Takashi Murakami are colourful and attractive, and accessible in their reference to lovable cartoon characters.

B. Not stopping with the production of artworks, Murakami shocked the world with his entrepreneurial collaboration with Louis Vuitton, when he challenged the divide between art and commerce.

C. As a curator, Murakami challenges our notions of history and culture.

D. Murakami uses his deep understanding of Western art to integrate his work into its structure; working from the inside to portray “Japanese-ness” as a tool to bring about revolution in the world of art.

E. As an artist, Murakami questions the lines drawn between East and West, past and present, high art and popular culture.

a. BDEC b. CBDE c. CEBD ** d. DEBC**

19. A. By the turn of the century it did not seem extraordinary that managers should manage by walking about.

B. The outside world filtered through via a secretary who, traditionally, sat like a guard dog in front of their (usually closed) office door.

C. But in the 1950s many white-collar managers turned their offices into fortresses from which they rarely emerged.

D. The technologies of mobile communications made it so much easier for them to both walk about and stay in touch at the same time.

E. Edicts were sent out to the blue-collar workforce whom they rarely met face-to-face.

a. CBDE b. BCDE c. CBED ** d. DCEB**

20. Two years ago, father was 5 times older to his son. Seven years from now father will be four years less than thrice the age of his son. The present ratio of their ages is

a.4:1 **b.37:9 ** c.7:2 d.19:4

21. Amit is 5 years older to Rishi while Rita is three years older to Sunil but half as old as Amit. If Sunil is seven years old, how many times age of Rishi is that of Rita?

a.2.5 b.2 ** c.1.5 ** d.3

22. Probability of solving a specific problem independently by A and B are 1/3 and 1/5 respectively. If both A and B try to solve the problem independently, find the probability that the problem is solved

a.1/15 ** b.7/15 ** c.3/5 d. None of these

23. A box contains 6 red balls and 5 blue balls. If a person draws two balls from the box, then the probability that both the balls are of the same colour is

a.2/11 b.6/55 c.2/55 ** d.5/11**

24. Out of 6 men and 4 women, a committee of 3 members has to be formed. The probability that the committee consists at least 2 men is

a.1/2 ** b.2/3 ** c.3/4 d. None of these

25. The average age of a group of 23 persons increases by 4 months, when a person of 20 years is replaced by a new person. The age of the new person is

a. 28 years b. 27 years **c. 27 years 8 months** d. 26 years 6 months

26. The average monthly salary of employees of an organization consisting of officers and workers is Rs. 4,000. The average salary of an officer is Rs. 12,000 per month while that of a worker is Rs. 2,500 per month. If the number of officers is 45, then the total number of employees in the organization is

**a.285 **b.295 c.175 d.315

27. There were 2500 candidates appeared for MAT examination, out of which 1600 were males and rest were females. If 67% of the males and 72% of the females failed in the examination, then the total percentage of passed candidates is

a. 32.4% b. 68.8% **c. 31.2% ** d. 30.8%

28. A fruit seller buys three varieties of apples in the ratio of 5:6:10 by weight at the rate of Rs.60, Rs.50 and Rs.30 per kg respectively. By selling the apples, the aggregate loss on the first two varieties is 10% but on the entire transaction of buying and selling of all three verities of apples he made no profit no loss. What is the profit percentage the fruit seller made on the third variety ?

a.10% b.15% ** c.20%** d.30%

29. In how many ways can the letters of the word ‘EQUATION’ be arranged such that all the vowels of the word are together?

a. 3!x5! ** b. 4!x5! **c. 576 d. none of these

30. How many different five digit numbers can be formed using the digits 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 such that the numbers are always divisible by both 2 and 3?

**a.72 ways ** b.24 ways c.27 ways d.81 ways

31. If bottle is called food, food is called tree and tree is called water, then what does a person eat?

a.water b.food c.bottle ** d.tree**

32. Find the number of zeroes in 8 × 9 × 10 × 11 × 12 × 13 × 14 × 15

a.5 ** b.2 ** c.10 d.4

33. Find the unit digit of the expression: 8562 × 9125 × 7257

a.0 b.8 c.5 d.4

34. The least number which should be added to 2500 so that the sum is exactly divisible by 3, 7, 8 and 12 is

a.15 ** b.20 ** c.25 d.18

35. If (m+3)2 = 16 and (n+4)2 = 36 , then the maximum value of m/n is

a.-0.1 b.0.5 ** c.0.7 ** d.3.5

36. Two trains start at the same time from two different points A and B on a straight road AB and proceed towards each other at the uniform speeds of 16 km/hr and 21 km/hr respectively. When they meet it is found that one train has travelled 45 km more than the other. The distance between the point A and B is

**a.333 km ** b.666 km c.336 km d. 363 km

37. What needs to be __________ is that China has always advocated the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and has opposed the ___________ of nuclear weapons”, Mr. Liu said.

**a. accentuated, proliferation ** b. beatified, maturation

c. tried , growth d. insinuate, contraction

38. The Supreme Court’s decision could _________ the fifteen year old law but Chief Justice clearly held that the judiciary is ________ by legislation.

**a. abrogate, circumscribed ** b. imbue, averted

c. winnow, limited d. aver, detained

39. The governor today dismissed the _________ that Britain is poised for its first _________ due to surge in oil prices.

a. rumination, slump ** b. speculation, recession**

c. expectancy, withdrawal d. possibility, boom

40. The anniversaries of the nuclear tests were _________ both in India and Pakistan. Neither country arranged official ceremonies to _________ the tests; they drew little public support and there were a few public events.

a. subdued, accolade b. choked, obviate

**c. muted, commemorate ** d. rendered, assonate

41 Find the missing number in the following series. 4, 18, 48, 100, ?, 294, 448

a.178 ** b.180** c.188 d.190

42. Which of the following will come in place of the question mark (?) in the given sequence?

G3X, I7U, L15R, N27O, Q43L, ?

a. S64H b. T59I c. T61H ** d. S63I**

43. In a certain code language, TASSHAN is coded as AGXWKCO, what is the code for CREATIV in the same code language?

a. JYJFWKX **b. JXJEWKW ** c. JXJFWKX d. JXJEVKW

44. In a certain code language, COMBINATIONAL is coded as ESSDMTCXOQRGN, what is the code for RAIDERS in the same code language?

a. TEPFIXU b. SEOFIXV c. TEOFIWV ** d. TEOFIXU**

45. The United Nations has declared year 2008 as the International Year of

a. Wheat b. Rice c. Fruits ** d. Potato**

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