CAPGEMINI PLACEMENT PAPER ON 22nd JULY 2008
1.Fresh Grapes contain 90% water by wt. Dried grapes contain 20% water by
%age. What will b wt of dried grapes when we begin with 20 kg fresh grapes?
2kg / 2.4kg / 2.5kg /none
2.How many 5 digit no. can b formed wit digits 1, 2, 3,4,5,6 which r
divisible by 4 and digits not repeated
144 / 168 / 192 / none
3.There is a rectangular Garden whose length and width are 60m X
20m.There is a walkway of uniform width around garden. Area of walkway is
516m^2. Find width of walkway
4. In a race from pt. X to pt Y and back, Jack averages 0 miles/hr to pt
Y and 10 miles/hr back to pr X. Sandy averages 20 miles/hr in both directions.
If Jack and Sandy start race at same tIme, who’ll finish 1st
Jack/Sandy/they tie/Impossible to tell
5. A man engaged a servant on a condition that he’ll pay Rs 90 and also
give him a bag at the end of the yr. He served for 9 months and was given a
turban and Rs 65. So the price of turban is
i. Rs 10 / 19 / 0 / 55
6. Three wheels make 36, 24, 60 rev/min. Each has a black mark on it. It
is aligned at the start of the qn.When does it align again for the first time?
7. If 1= (3/4)(1+ (y/x) ) then
8. The sum of six consecutive odd nos. is 888. What is the average of the
9.An employee has to allocate offices to 6 staff members. The offices are
no. 1-6. the offices are arranged in a row and they are separated from each
other by dividers>hence voices, sounds and cigarette smoke flow easily from
one office to another
Miss R needs to use the telephone quite often throughout the day. Mr. M and Mr.
B need adjacent offices as they need to consult each other often while working.
Miss H is a senior employee and his to be allotted the office no. 5, having the
Mr. D requires silence in office next to his. Mr. T, Mr. M and Mr. D are all
smokers. Miss H finds tobacco smoke allergic and consecutively the offices next
to hers are occupied by non-smokers. Unless specifically stated all the
employees maintain an atmosphere of silence during office hrs.
a. The ideal candidate to occupy office farthest from Mr. B will be
i. Miss H
ii. Mr. M
iii. Mr. T
iv. Mr. D
b. The three employees who are smokers should be seated in the offices
i. 1 2 4
ii. 2 3 6
iii. 1 2 3
iv. 1 2 3
c. The ideal office for Mr. M would be
d. In the event of what occurrence within a period of one month since the
assignment of the offices would a request for a change in office be put forth by
one or more employees?
i. Mr D quitting smoking
ii. Mr. T taking over duties formally taken care of by Miss R
iii. The installation of a water cooler in Miss H’s office
iv. Mr. B suffering from anemia
10.Ten coins are distr. Among 4 people P, Q, R, S such that one of them
gets a coin, another gets 2 coins,3rd gets 3 coins, and 4th gets 4 coins. It is
known that Q gets more coins than P, and S gets fewer coins than R
a. If the no. of coins distr. To Q is twice the no. distr. to P then which
one of the following. is necessarily true?
i. R gets even no. of coins
ii. R gets odd no. of coins
iii. S gets even no. of coins
iv. S gets odd no. of coins
b. If R gets at least two more coins than S which one of the following is
i. Q gets at least 2 more coins than S
ii. Q gets more coins than P
iii. P gets more coins than S
iv. P and Q together get at least five coins
c. If Q gets fewer coins than R, then which one of the following is not
i. P and Q together get at least 4 coins
ii. Q and S together get at least 4 coins
iii.R and S together get at least 5 coins
iv.P and R together get at least 5 coins
11.Elle is 3 times older than Zaheer. Zaheer is ½ as old as Waheeda.
Yogesh is elder than Zaheer.
a. What is sufficient to estimate Elle’s age?
i.Zaheer is 10 yrs old
ii.Yogesh and Waheeda are both older than Zaheer by the same no of yrs.
iii.Both of the above
iv.None of the above
b. Which one of the following statements can be inferred from the info
i.Yogesh is elder than Waheeda
ii.Elle is older than Waheeda
iii.Elle’s age may be less than that of Waheeda
iv.None of the above