Wipro Placement Paper
1. 12 members were present at a board meeting. Each member shook hands with all of the other members
before & after the meeting. How many handshakes were there?
a) 130
b) 134
c) 132
d) 135
Answer : 132
2. An emergency vehicle travels 10 miles at a speed of 50 miles per hour.How fast must the vehicle travel
on the return trip if the round-trip travel time is to be 20 minutes?
a) 75 miles per hour
b) 70 miles per hour
c) 65 miles per hour
d) 80 miles per hour
Answer: 75 miles per hour
3. Mary and John can do a piece of work in 24 days; John and Vino in 30 days; Vino and Mary in 40
days. If Mary, John and Vino work together they will complete the work in :
a) 10 days
b) 20 days
c) 17 days
d) 15 days
Answer : 20 days.
4. My friend collects antique stamps. She purchased two, but found that she needed to raise money
urgently. So she sold them for Rs. 8000 each. On one she made 20% and on the other she lost 20%. How
much did she gain or lose in the entire transaction?
a) She lost Rs 500.67
b) She lost Rs 666.67
c) She gain Rs 666.67
d) She gain Rs 500.67
Answer : She lost Rs 666.67
5. Find the sum of the first 50 common terms of 12,16,20,... and 18,24,30,....
a) 15900
b) 12700
c) 19990
d) 18400
Answer : 15900
6. The time showed by an analog clock at a moment is 11 am then 1234567890 hours later it will show
the time as:
a)11am
b)11pm
c)5am
d)4pm
Answer : 5am
7. Square of two more than a two digit number is multiplied and divided by 2 and 5 respectively. If twice
of the result is equal to 500 then find the number?
a) 45
b) 23
c) 87
d) 47
Answer : 23
8. Name any two models of SDLC (Software Design Life Cycle) ?
a) Water Fall Mode
b) Spiral Model
c) a and b
d) none of these
Answer : Water Fall Model and Spiral Model.
9. Find X when X - Y = 3 and X2 + Y2 = 89 where X and Y are integers.
a) 10
b) -5
c) -10
d) -3
Answer : -5
10. Find the value of P when the line through the points (2,2) and (5,7) is perpendicular to the line 3x+Py-
9=0.
a) 3/5
b) 5
c) 5/3
d) 3
Answer : 5
11. Find the missing number in 25, 38, _, 64, -27, 90
a) -1
b) 51
c) 39
d) -32
Answer : -1
12. What is the sum of the irrational roots of the equation (x-1)(x-3)(x-5)(x-7)=9 ?
a) 10
b) 8
c) 6
d) 4
Answer : 8
13. There is an element which triplicates in every hour. Each of these 3 items inturn reproduce exactly 3
other items. If a single compund is kept in a container at noon and the container is full by midnight. After
how many hours is the container 1/3 full?
a) 11:00am
b) 10:00pm
c) 11:00pm
d) 10:00am
Answer : 11:00pm
14. A person goes to a bank and Quotes x Rs and y paise on a cheque. The cashier misreads it and gives y
Rs and x paise. The man comes out and donates 5 paise to a begger. Now, the man has exactly double the
amount he has quoted on the cheque.
a) 35 Rs. and 65 paise.
b) 32 Rs. and 63 paise.
c) 30 Rs. and 65 paise.
d) 31 Rs. and 63 paise.
Answer : 31 Rs and 63 paise.
15. If dy = [(secx - y) / tanx)]dx, then the curve is:
a) y = x(sinx)
b) y = x(cosx)
c) y = x(secx)
d) y = x(cosecx)
Answer : y = x(cosecx)
16. A can do a piece of work in 100 days, B and C together can do the same work in 20 days. If B can do
the work in same time as that of C and A together then how long C alone can do the same work?
a) 100 days
b) 50days
c) 25days
d) 20 days
Answer : 50 days
17. If PREVENTION is coded as DWDSOOSJNO then how will CONTENTION will be coded ?
a) DUBPMOSJON
b)DUMPBOSJNO
c)OSJDUMPBON
d)JDMUNOSBOP
Answer : DUMPBOSJNO
18. Unnikrishnan is a famous singer from South India. One should never miss to hear his mellifluous
melodies. Question : Pick an appropriate synonym for mellifluous.
a) Sad
b) Nostalgic
c) Pleasant
d) Priceless
Answer: Pleasant.
19. All of the students at a college are majoring in psychology, business, or both. 73% of the students are
psychology majors, & 62% are business majors. If there are 200 students, how many of them are majoring
in both psychology & business?
a) 75
b) 80
c) 70
d) 70
Answer : 70
18. Grass in lawn grows equally thickand in a uniform rate. It akes 24 days for 70 cows and 60 for 30
cows . How many cows can eat away the same in 96 days?
a) 18
b) 20
c) 21
d) 19
Answer : 18
19. There is a certain four digit number whose fourth digit is twise the first digit.Third digit is three more
than second digit.Sum of the first and fourth digits twise the third number.What was that number ?
a) 2034
b) 4368
c) a and b
d) None of these
Answer : 2034 and 4368
20. A theif steals half the total no of loaves of bread plus 1/2 loaf from a backery. A second theif steals
half the remaing no of loaves plus 1/2 loaf and so on. After the 5th theif has stolen there are no more
loaves left in the backery. What was the total no of loaves did the backery have at the biggining?
a) 35
b) 41
c) 28
d) 31
Answer : 31
21. A person needs 6 steps to cover a distance of one slab. if he increases his foot length(step length) by 3
inches he needs only 5 steps to cover the slabs length. what is the length of the each slab?
a) 31 inches
b) 24 inches
c) 26 inches
d) 43 inches
Answer : 31 inches
22. A lorry starts from Banglore to Mysore at 6.00 A.M,7.00am.8.00 am.....10 pm. Similarly one another
starts from Mysore to Banglore at 6.00 am,7.00 am, 8.00 am.....10.00pm. A lorry takes 9 hours to travel
from Banglore to Mysore and vice versa.
(i) A lorry which has started at 6.00 am will cross how many lorries.
(ii) A lorry which had started at 6.00pm will cross how many lorries.
a) 12 lorries and 14 lorries
b) 10 lorries and 14 lorries
c) 14 lorries and 10 lorries
d) 14 lorries and 12 lorries
Answer : 10 lorries and 14 lorries
23. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions for 32 days, when given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the
end of 7 days a reinforcement arrives and it was found that now the provisions will last 8 days less, when
given at the rate of 825 grams per head.How, many more men can it feed?
a) 1700 men
b) 1800 men
c) 2000 men
d) 2500 men
Answer : 1700 men
24. From 5 different green balls, four different blue balls and three different red balls, how many
combinations of balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball?
a) 3720
b) 3890
c) 3520
d) 3600
Answer : 3720
25. Three pipes, A, B, and C are attached to a tank. A and B can fill it in 20 and 30 minutes respectively
while C can empty it in 15 minutes.If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1 minute each, how soon
will the tank be filled?
a) 167 minutes
b) 177 minutes
c) 188 minutes
d) 196 minutes
Answer : 167 minutes
26. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?
a) 6 hours 20 minutes
b) 4 hours 40 minutes.
c) 3 hours 30 minutes.
d) 3 hours 20 minutes.
Answer : 3 hours 20 minutes.
27. The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How
much a day does the clock gain or lose?
a) 36 8/11 minutes
b) 32 11/8 minutes
c) 32 8/11 minutes
d) 30 8/11 minutes
Answer : 32 8/11 minutes
28. Solve for x and y: 1/x - 1/y = 1/3, 1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9.
a) x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -3/2.
b) x = 2/3 or -3 and y = 2 or -3/2.
c) x = 4/2 or -3 and y = 2 or -3/2.
d) x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -2/3.
Answer : x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -3/2.
29. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20 a kg. During last month its rate was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much
percent should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed?
a) 30 %.
b) 25 %.
c) 35 %.
d) 40 %.
Answer : 20 %.
30. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3 = 6.
a) 13
b) 10
c) 14
d) 15
Answer : 10
31. What is an appropriate synonym for Bifid ?
a) Divided
b) Divided in two
c) Timid
d) None
Answer : Divided
32. Find the antonym for gaurish .
a) Cheap
b) Flashy
c) Costly
d) None
Answer : Cheap
33. Choose an appropriate antonym for the word deliberate.
a) Unintended
b) Targeted
c) Focussed
d) None
Answer : Unintended
34. Which of the following is an appropriate synonym for the word Debauch ?
a) Demoralize
b) Encourage
c) Cultivate
d) None
Answer : Demoralize
35. Find the sum of the first 14 terms for a sequence starting with 2, ending with 120 and common
difference 2.
a) 845
b) 854
c) 800
d) 860
Answer : 854
36. Find the 10th element in the series 5,15,35,45.....
a) 85
b) 95
c) 90
d) Cannot be determined
Answer : Cannot be determined
37. Find the difference between last and last but one term in the Sequence 1, 9, 17, 25... which has 40
terms in total...
a) 8
b) 16
c) 24
d) 12
Answer : 8
38. Find the 7th term in the series 4,8,16...
a) 512
b) 256
c) 64
d) 200
Answer : 256
39. Find the odd man out
a) 3,6,9,12
b) 2,4,8,16
c) 12,24,36,48
d) 10,13,16,19
Answer: 2,4,8,16
Reason: The second sequence 2,4,8,16 is in geometric progression and not in arithmetic
progression.Hence the answer is 2,4,6,8
40. Find the sum of the first 5 terms in 3,9,27
a) 363
b) 121
c) 242
d) 352
Answer : 363
Reason: Sum to n no of terms in a geometric progression is Sn = a(1 - rn)/(1-r) . Applyting a = 3, n = 5
and r = 3 we get S5 = 3(1 - 3 5)/(1 - 3) = 363. Hence the correct answer is 363.
41. Find the odd man out
i) 3,9,27
ii) 2,4,8
iii) 10,20,40
iv) 1,1//2,1/4
a)3,9,27
b) 2,4,8
c)10,20,40
d)1,1//2,1/4
Answer : 1,1/2,1/4
Reason: All the four sequences are in geometric progression.However the last series 1,1//2,1/4 is an
infinite series.This is because the common ratio for this series, which is 1/2 is lesser than 1.Hence the
correct answer is 1,1//2,1/4