L&T  Sample Placement Paper (with Answers) Qs. 15. In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer: (1) if only Conclusion I follows. (2) if only Conclusion II follows. (3) if either Conclusion I or II follows. (4) if neither Conclusion I nor II follows. (5) if both Conclusion I and II follow. Statements: 1. some trucks are houses. Some houses are trains Conclusions: I. Some trains are trucks. II. No train is truck. Statements: 2. All flowers are trees. All trees are fruits. Conclusions:
I. some fruits are flowers. II. All flowers are fruits. Statements: 3. some kites are threads. No thread is needle. Conclusions: I. Some kites are needles. II. No needle is thread. Statements: 4. All chairs are buildings. All tables are buildings. Conclusions: I. Some chairs are tables. II. Some tables are chairs. Statements: 5. Some books are pens. All pens are papers. Conclusions: I. Some papers are books. II. All books are papers. Statements: 6. The difference between 34th of 25th of a number and 35th of 18th of the same number is 9. What is the number?
1) 45 2) 35 3) 40 4) 30 5) None of these
7. What is the area of a circle with the circumference of 88cms?
1) 618sq cms 2) 516sq cms 3) 600sq cms 4) 615sq cms 5) none of these
8. A student scores 55% marks in 8 papers of 100 marks each. He scores 15% of his total marks in English. How much does he score in English?
1) 55 2) 66 3) 77 4) 44 5) None of these
9. What should come in place of the questionmark (?) in the following number series? 5690 5121 4552 3983 3414 2845? 1) 2276 2) 2516 3) 2746 4) 2356 5) None of these
10. Car 'X' covers a distance of 385 kms in 7 hours and car 'Y' covers a distance of 715 kms in 13 hrs. What is the difference in the speed of the two cars?
1) 2kms/hr 2) 1km/hr 3) 3kms/hr 4) 5kms/hr 5) None of these
11. The ratio of the present ages of Sunita and vinita is 4:5. Six years hence the ratio of their ages will be 14:17. What will be the ratio of their ages 12 years hence?
1) 15:19 2) 13:15 3) 16:19 4) 17:19 5) None of these
12. Find out the greatest possible number for which 30% of that number is less than 100?
1) 331 2) 335 3) 325 4) 333 5) 328
13. 'a' is greater than 'b' by 2 and 'b' is greater than 'c' by 10. If a + b + c = 130, then (b +c) – a = ?
1) 38 2) 42 3) 44 4) 34 5) None of these 14. Mr Sharma takes loan of Rs 25,000 and repays an amount of Rs 31,000 at the end of 2 years. What is the rate of simple interest at which repays the loan?
1) 8 p.c.p.a. 2) 6 p.c.p.a. 3) 12 p.c.p.a. 4) 9 p.c.p.a. 5) None of these
15. If 11 521 is subtracted from 15 314 and the difference is multiplied by 504, what will be the number?
1) 2024 2) 2104 3) 2004 4) 2014 5) None of these
16. The product of two successive positive integers is 462. Which is the smaller integer?
1) 20 2) 22 3) 21 4) 23 5) None of these
17. Each child from a certain school can make 5 items of handicraft in a day. If 1125 handicraft items are to be displayed in an exhibition then in how many days can 25 children make these items?
1) 6 days 2) 9 days 3) 8 days 4) 7 days 5) None of these
18. The owner of a furniture shop charges his customers 15% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs 9,039 for a sofa set, then what is the cost price of the sofa set?
1) Rs 7,680 2) Rs 7,860 3) Rs 7,880 4) Rs 7,660 5) None of these
19. While withdrawing an amount of Rs 49,350 a customer by mistake collects Rs 48,150. The remaining amount is deposited back to his account by the bank, which shows the balance of Rs 25,376. What will be the customer's balance after depositing the remaining amount?
1) Rs 26,576 2) Rs 26,676 3) Rs 26,586 4) Rs 26,686 5) None of these
20. 20% of the total cost of a plot with an area of 395sqft is Rs 78,210. What is the rate of per sq ft of the plot?
1) Rs 1,020 2) Rs 999 3) Rs 1,000 4) Rs 995 5) None of these Answers: 1. (3) 2. (5) 3. (2) 4. (4) 5. (1) 6. (3) 7. (5) 8. (2) 9. (1) 10. (5) 11. (3) 12. (4) 13. (4) 14. (3) 15. (3) 16. (3) 17. (2) 18. (2) 19. (1) 20. (5)
