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Friday, March 7, 2008

CSC Placement Paper


This is the paper on General aptitude. This paper is very very important as far as ones selection is concerned. U have to be very fast and accurate and U have to score at least above 80 to be selected for interview. The criteria for the test was 60% throughout in 10th,12th, grad and MCA upto IVth sem.Here about 150 students sat for the test and 15 were short listed for the interviews. So U can see the degree of the competition.The company is good and work hard U can get through. Start practicing Mental ability from RS Agarwal Specially PUZZLES,NUMBER SERIES,MIRROR IMAGE,3D and FIGURE SERIES. Though I am sending U the technical paper also but that will be available to almost all of U and so that is not so important for selection.Just attempt about 60 questions out of 75 in that paper.

NO of ques : 100
Time : 40 minutes

This paper was divided into 7(seven) sections:
1. Sequence figures : 10 questions
In this section U have to trace out the next figure in the given sequence OR find out the ODD figure from given four figures. This is very simple section and U can do it very easily.

2. Numerical Series : 15 questions
In this section U have to find the odd no in given series OR find the next no in the given series OR what comes in place of ? in a series. Practice this type of question from R.S Agarwal.I remember only few question which I am trying to give below:
6 9 12 ? 6
6 ? 9 9 6
9 12 6 3 6
this is just the type of ques.It may not be the exact one.
U see that the sum of each row is 36. So ?=6.There were many ques of this type.
3 6 18 ? 7 8
1 2 6 6 3 2
This types if questions were there in which U have to find the no replacing ?....

3. Non verbal reasoning : 15 questions
Here U are given 4 squares figures (a,b,c,d) differing slightly in thickness of their sides Now U are given a few set of figures with some figures left out.These blanks are numbered 1 to 15.U have to fit one of the above given square figures in each blank.This is a very simple question and U can do it easily.

4. Analytical Reasoning :15 Questions
This section contained questions as given in puzzle section of RS Agarwal.It contains 4 parts with 5,5,3,2 questions.Just do it with patience.Make tables and then U will easily answer the questions following it.. don't remember the exact question but I am sending approximately same question:

(i).Four friends are given named Akansha,Anuska,Anisha, ... , ... .Each of them live in a separate home and sleep on one bed.Akansha and Anuska have two extra beds,two of the house have green lawns while the rest have narrow porchs,One of the house has Airconditioner while the est have fans.And so on.. Based on these informations five questions were asked like
What is the total no of beds in all houses?
ans:14(not sure!!just check it)
Who lives in the house with green lawn and with AC?
These type of questions are very simple.Just make the table and U will get all the answers

(ii).Five students and five subjects and given along with few information.Five questions are asked following the questions.This is a bit tricky do it in the end.

(iii).In a given knockout series England defeated Pakistan,Pakistan was defeated by Newzealand, India defeated both England and Newzealand.
Three very simple questions were asked like:
Who won the series? ans: India
Who didn't win a single match? ans: Pakistan
How many matches were played in total?

(iv). This is also very simple question..U can answer it easily.

5. Spatial reasoning : 15 Questions
This question is similar to the MIRROR IMAGE part of RS Agarwal.A Figure is given and U have to identify the figure which "CANNOT BE" the mirror image of the given figure which can be rotated along any axis.

6. English aptitude : 15 Questions
This section contains two parts:
(i). 5 questions asking synonym of given words. (one of the word is quiet ans:silent)
(ii).10 questions aksing to identify words not similar in meaning to the given words. (one of the word is mutiny and the alternatives are
a)uprising b)rebel c)revolt,d).... answer:b )

7. 3D reasoning : 15 Questions
This section contained questions in which a 3 dimentional figure is given and U have to judge how it would look from the side indicated in the question like from below,from back etc. Also there are questions in which a sheet is given with marks on it along which it can be folded.U have to judge from the given option the three dimentional structure which can be build by folding the sheet along the given lines .


Instructions: · This is a 40 minutes paper containing 75 questions. · There is no negative marking

1.------- is associated with webservices.

a) WSDL b) WML c) web sphere d) web logic

2.any large single block of data stored in a database, such as a picture or sound file, which does not include record fields, and cannot be directly searched by the database’s search engine.


3.Areserved area of the immediate access memeory used to increase the running speed of the computer program.

a) session memory b) bubble memory c) cache memory d) shared memory

4.a small subnet that sit between atrusted internal network and an untruster external network, such as the public internet.

a) LAN b) MAN c) WAN d) DMZ

5.technologies that use radio waves to automatically identify people or objects,which is very similar to the barcode identification systems,seen in retail stores everyday.



float fl = 10.5;

double dbl = 10.5

if(fl ==dbl)

printf(“UNITED WE STAND”);




what is the output?

a)compilation error b)UNITED WE STAND c)DIVIDE AND RULE d)linkage error.


static int ivar = 5;





what is the output?

a)1 2 3 4 5 b) 5 4 3 2 1 c)5 d)compiler error:main cannot be recursive function.



extern int iExtern;

iExtern = 20;



what is the output?

a)2 b) 20 c)compile error d)linker error

9..#define clrscr() 100



printf(“%d\n\t”, clrscr());


what is the output?

a)100 b)10 c)compiler errord)linkage error



void vpointer;

char cHar = ‘g’, *cHarpointer = “GOOGLE”;

int j = 40;

vpointer = &cHar;


vpointer = &j;

printf(“%d”,*(int *)vpointer);

vpointer = cHarpointer;

printf(“%s”,(char*)vpointer +3);


what is the output?

a)g40GLE b)g40GOOGLE c)g0GLE d)g4GOO

11.#define FALSE -1

#define TRUE 1

#define NULL 0

main() {



else if(FALSE)





what is the output?


12.main() {

int i =5,j= 6, z;



what is the output?

a)13 b)12 c)11 d)compiler error

13.main() {

int i ;

i = accumulator();




_AX =1000;


what is output?

a)1 b)10 c)100 d)1000

14.main() {

int i =0;

while(+(+i--)!= 0)

i- = i++;



what is the output?

a)-1 b)0 c)1 d)will go in an infinite loop


int i =3;

for(; i++=0;)



what is the output?

a)1b)2c)1 2 3d)compiler error:L value required.


int i = 10, j =20;

j = i ,j?(i,j)?i :j:j;


}what is the output?

a)20 b)20 c)10 d)10


extern i;


int i =20;




what is output?

a) “Extern valueof i “ 20 b)Externvalue of i”c)20d)linker Error:unresolved external symbol i


int DIMension(int array[]){

return sizeof(array/sizeof(int);}


int arr[10];

printf(“Array dimension is %d”,DIMension(arr));


what is output?

a)array dimension is 10 b)array dimension is 1

c) array dimension is 2 d)array dimension is 5



void swap();

int x = 45, y = 15;


printf(“x = %d y=%d”x,y);


void swap(int *a, int *b){

*a^=*b, *b^=*a, *a^ = *b;

what is the output?

a) x = 15, y =45 b)x =15, y =15 c)x =45 ,y =15 d)x =45 y = 45



int i =257;

int *iptr =&i;

printf(“%d%d”,*((char*)iptr),*((char *)iptr+1));


what is output?

a)1, 257 b)257 1c)0 0d)1 1


int i =300;

char *ptr = &i;




what is output?

a)556 b)300 c)2 d)302




char *str =”yahoo”;

char *ptr =str;

char least =127;


least = (*ptr



what is the output?

a)0 b)127 c)yahoo d)y


Declare an array of M pointers to functions returing pointers to functions returing pointers to characters.

a)(*ptr[M]()(char*(*)()); b)(char*(*)())(*ptr[M])()

c)(char*(*)(*ptr[M]())(*ptr[M]() d)(char*(*)(char*()))(*ptr[M])();

24.void main(){

int I =10, j=2;

int *ip = &I ,*jp =&j;

int k = *ip/*jp;



what is the output?

a)2 b)5 c)10 d)compile error:unexpected end of file in comment started in line 4



char a[4] =”GOOGLE”;



what is the output?

a)2 b) GOOGLE c) compile error: yoo mant initializers d) linkage error.

26.For 1MB memory, the number of address lines required

a)12 b)16 c)20 d)32

27.There is a circuit using 3 nand gates with 2 inputes and 1 output,f ind the output.

a) AND b) OR c) XOR d) NAND

28.what is done for push operation

a) SP is incremented and then the value is stored.

b) PC is incremented and then the value is stored.

c) PC is decremented and then the value is stored.

d) SP is decremented and then the value is stored.

29.Memory allocation of variables declared in a program is ------

a) Allocated in RAM

b) Allocated in ROM

c) Allocated in stack

d) Assigned in registers.

30.What action is taken when the processer under execution is interrupted by TRAP in 8085MPU?

a) Processor serves the interrupt request after completing the execution of the current instruction.

b) processer serves the interrupt request after completing the current task.

c) processor serves the interrupt immediately.

d) processor serving the interrupt request depent deprnds upon the priority of the current task under execution.

31.purpose of PC (program counter)in a microprocessor is ----

a) To store address of TOS(top of stack)

b) To store address of next instructions to be executed

c) count the number of instructions

d) to store the base address of the stack.

32.conditional results after execution of an instruction in a microprocess is stored in

a) register b) accumulator c) flag register d) flag register part of PSW (program status word)

33.The OR gate can be converted to the NAND function by adding----gate(s)to the input of the OR gate.

a) NOT b) AND c) NOR d) XOR

34.In 8051microcontroller ,------has a dual function.

a) port 3 b) port 2 c) port 1 d) port 0

35.An 8085 based microprocessor with 2MHz clock frequency,will execute the following chunk of code with how much delay?







a) 102.3 b)114.5 c)100.5 d)120

36.In 8085 MPU what will be the status of the flag after the execution of the following chunk of code.





a)S = 1, Z = 0, CY = 1 b)S = 0, Z = 1, CY = 0

c) S = 1, Z = 0, CY = 0 d)S = 1, Z = 1 ,CY = 1

37.A positive going pulse which is always generated when 8085 MPU begins the machine cycle.

a) RD b) ALE c) WR d) HOLD

38.when a ----- instruction of 8085 MPU is fetched , its second and third bytes are placed in the W and Z registers.

a) JMP b) STA c) CALL d) XCHG

39.what is defined as one subdivision of the operation performed in one clock period.

a) T- State b) Instruction Cycle c) Machine Cycle d) All of the above

40.At the end of the following code, what is the status of the flags.





a) S = 1, CY = 0, P = 0 , AC = 1 b) S =0 , CY = 1, P = 0,AC = 1

c) S = 0, CY = 1, P = 0 , AC = 1 d) S = 0, CY = 1, P = 1 , AC = 1

46.The repeated execution of a loop of code while waiting for an event to occur is called ---------.The cpu is not engaged in any real productive activity during this period,and the process doesn’t progress towards completion.
a) dead lock b) busy waiting c) trap door d) none.

47. Transparent DBMS is defined as
a) A DBMS in which there are no program or user access languages. b) A DBMS which has no cross file capabilities but is user friendly and provides user interface management. c) A DBMS which keeps its physical structure hidden from user d) none.

48.Either all actions are carried out or none are.users should not have to worry about the effect of incomplete transctions.DBMS ensures this by undoing the actions of incomplete transctions.this property is known as
a) Aggregation b) atomicity c) association d) data integrity.

49.------ algorithms determines where in available to load a program. common methods are first fit,next fit,best fit.--------- algorithm are used when memory is full , and one process (or part of a process) needs to be swaped out to accommodate a new program.The ------------- algorithm determines which are the partions to be swaped out.
a) placement, placement, replacement
b) replacement, placement, placement
c) replacement, placement, replacement
d) placement, replacement, replacement

50.Trap door is a secret undocumented entry point into a program used to grant access without normal methods of access authentication.A trap is a software interrupt,usually the result of an error condition.
a)true b)false.

51. Given a binary search tree,print out the nodes of the tree according t5o post order traversal.


/ \

2 5

/ \

1 3

a)3,2,1,5,4. b)1,2,3,4,5. c)1,3,2,5,4. d)5,3,1,2,4.

52.which one of the following is the recursive travel technique.

a)depth first search b)preorder c)breadth first search d)none.


54.which of the following needs the requirement to be a binary search tree.

a) 5

/ \

2 7



b) 5

/ \

6 7

c) 5

/ \

2 7


1 6

d) none. recursive implementations which of the following is true for saving the state of the steps

a)as full state on the stack

b) as reversible action on the stack

c)both a and b


56.which of the following involves context switch

a)previliged instruction

b)floating point exception

c)system calls



57.piggy backing is a technique for



c)flow control


58. a functional dependency XY is ___________dependency if removal of any attribute A from X means that the dependency does not hold any more

a)full functional

b) multi valued

c)single valued


59)a relation schema R is in BCNF if it is in ___________and satisfies an additional constraints that for every functional dependency XY,X must be a candidate key
a)1 NF

b)2 NF

c)3 NF

d)5 NF

60) a _________sub query can be easily identified if it contains any references to the parent sub query columns in the _________ clause

A) correlated ,WHERE

b) nested ,SELECT

c) correlated,SELECT

d) none

61) hybrid devise that combines the features of both bridge and router is known as

a)router b)bridge c)hub d)brouter

62) which of the following is the most crucial phase of SDLC

a)testing b)code generation c) analysys and design d)implementation

63)to send a data packet using datagram ,connection will be established

a)no connection is required

b) connection is not established before data transmission

c)before data transmission


64)a software that allows a personal computer to pretend as as computer terminal is

a) terminal adapter

b)terminal emulation



65) super key is

a) same as primary key

b) primary key and attribute

c) same as foreign key

d) foreign key and attribute

66.In binary search tree which traversal is used for ascending order values

a) Inorder b)preorder c)post order d)none

67.You are creating an index on ROLLNO colume in the STUDENT table.which statement will you use?

a) CREATE INDEX roll_idx ON student, rollno;

b) CREATE INDEX roll_idx FOR student, rollno;

c) CREATE INDEX roll_idx ON student( rollno);

d) CREATE INDEX roll_idx INDEX ON student (rollno);

68.A________class is a class that represents a data structure that stores a number of data objects

a. container b.component c.base d.derived

69.Which one of the following phases belongs to the compiler Back-end.

a. Lexical Analysis b.Syntax Analysis c. Optimization d.Intermediate Representation.

70.Every context _sensitive language is context_free

a. true b.false

71.Input:A is non-empty list of numbers L


For each item in the list L,do

If the item>x,then

Xßthe item

Return X

X represents:-

a)largest number

b)smallest number

c)smallest negative number

d) none

72.Let A and B be nodes of a heap,such that B is a child of A. the heap must then satisfy the following conditions





73.String ,List,Stack,queue are examples of___________

a)primitive data type

b)simple data type

c)Abstract data type


74.which of the following is not true for LinkedLists?

a)The simplest kind of linked list is a single linked list ,which has one link per node .this link points to the next node in the list,or to a null value or emptylist if it is the last node.

b)a more sophisticated kind of linked list is a double linkedlist or two way linkedlist .Each node has two links ,one to the previous node and one to the next node.

c) in a circleLinkedList ,the first and last nodes are linked together.this can be done only for double linked list.

d) to traverse a circular linkedlist ,u begin at any node and follow the list in either direction until u return to the original node.

75.sentinel node at the beginning and /or at the end of the linkedlist is not used to store the data

a) true

b) false

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