TCS Solved Placement Papers
Below are three simple to complex puzzles involving time calculations.
A group of boys bought cloth and rope to make a tent. The length of the rope is 250 feet. They want to cut it into pieces of 1 foot length. How many cuts are required to cut the rope into 250 pieces?
a) 250 b) 1 c) 249 d) 100
Answer : c) 249
Below are three questions on numbers on concepts dealing with odd and even and a new class called "even-odd" numbers.
If n is an even-odd number then which of the following must be false?
(A number is called "even-odd" if it is halfway between an even integer and an odd integer.)
Below are three problems which are based on triangle, square and circle.
A circle has 4 equal-length chords such that the points of intersection form a square and the diagonals of the square are the diameter of the circle, the number of points equidistant from all the 4 chords is
a)1 b)2 c) 0 d) 4
Answer : a)1
Below are three problems on ages. Each is of different nature.
5 Men are living in a home. The average age of the five men before 5 years was 55. After P years, one new man aged 50 joins with others in the house which makes the average age 60. Find the value of P.
a) 4 b) 3 c) 2 d)7
Answer : a) 4
Below are 4 sample synonym questions to practice for TCS. The words generally asked are neither too hard nor too easy.
Choose the appropriate meaning from among the options.
a. Voluble b. Loud c. Audible d. Shout
Answer : a. Voluble
Being voluble means to be very fluent in speaking.
Below are three problems based on probability / random events.
A boy has several coloured balls in his bag - 12 white, 15 orange and 25 pink. The lights are out and it is totally dark. Now, how many balls he must take out to make sure that he has a pair of each color?
a)40 b)42 c)6 d)12
Answer : b)42
Below are three problems involving very simple arithmetic problems. Though placement questions are known to be filled with tough questions, you can expect one or two super simple questions like those below.
One-fourth of sum of a number and 5 is 1/3rd of the same number. What is the number ?
a)15 b) 7 c) 34 d) 55