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GSSL Placement Paper : GSSL Paper Aptitude - General

Sample Test Paper

SECTION 1- APTITUDE SECTION
Directions for questions 1-3: Complete the sequence given below
1. 5, 5, 13, 13, 21, 21, __
Ans: 29

2. 0, 7, 26, 63, 124, __

Ans: 215 ( hint: n3-1 )

3. 1, 3, 5, 7, __
Ans: 9

4. If a person walks at 4/5th of his usual speed he reaches 40min late. If he walks at his usual speed for how much time does he travel ?

5. Two trains A&B start at opposite points 120km apart at 60kmph. A fly starting along with train A at 120kmph reaches B then returns back to touch A and continues the two and fro movement. By the time two trains meet how much distance would the fly have travelled?

6. In a class 80% have passed in english, 70% passed Hindi, 10% didn,t pass either. If 144 students passed both the subjects. What is the total strength of the class?

7. Find the least number which when divided by 7 gives the reminder 6, when divided by 6 gives reminder 5, when divided by 5 gives reminder 4 and so on ?

8. If a man stands in front of sun what is the first letter of the direction which is left to him ?

9. (a)A square is to circle as cube is to
(b)Success is to failure as joy is to

10. (a)Give the synonyms of the following words
(i) Joy
(ii) Inert
(iii) Jolly

(b) Give the opposites of the following words
(i) genuine
(ii) command
(iii) essential

11.Find the odd man out in the following sets
(i) Tiger, Elephant, King Cobra, Dolphin
(ii) Oasis, Lake, Pool, Valcano
(iii) Bengali, Karnataka, Mumbai, Kashmir
(iv) Lapidary, Lancet, Scapel, Surgeon
(v) Requiem, Dirge, Elegy, Paean

12. I bought a cycle 2days before my birthday and I broke it 3 days after my birthday. The day I broke it is Mar2,1956?

Directions: The following questions are to be answered on the basis of the above given statement
i) When is my birthday?
Hint: Keep in mind that 1956 was a leap year.
(ii) What is my age on Mar 4th, 1980?
(iii) My nephew is born exactly 20years after me. If I turned 20 in 1960, what is the nephews age on Feb 28th 1988 ?

13. Monday Aug25, 96 :
Hostess: "Mr A, you forgot your umbrella during the party on last friday. I expected you to collect it on your visit on wednesday as I plan to leave on this Friday."
Directions: The following questions are to be answered on the basis of the above given statement
(i) when A missed umbrella?
(ii)When A is supposed to collect it?
(iii)When K leaves?

14.What is my father,s sons son to my son?

Ans. Cousin brother

15. On cutting a solid parabola what would be generated

Ans: Cone

16. What is Eulers formula?

Ans: F+V-E =2; where
F => faces; V => vertices; E => number of edges

17. What is Newton Raphson method used for?

Ans: To find the root of f(x) = 0;

18. How many tangents can be drawn on three circles if they don,t lie within each other ?

19. xy - x + 2y = 6 equation is shifted to form equation xy=c what is c ?

20.When x is real what is the least value of (x2-6x+5)/(x2+2x+1)

21.When an object like cube or sphere is seen along x, y, z axis we get the same.Apart from these suggest another object which has similar characteristics as that mentioned above?
Ans: Triangular prism

22. When an object is seen from the front side we can see two concentric squares and top view also without any hidden lines. Draw the side view.

23. In common parlance, A=> B means what
Ans: if A is true B has to be true

23. If A is not invertible and BA = I is not possible, what is implied by this?
Ans: Determinant is Zero.

24. What is a free body diagram used for

25. A die is thrown twice what is the probability that you get same number

26. The sum of two numbers is 55. What is the larger number?

SECTION 2-TECHNICAL SECTION

1. Convert 251 in base 10 to octal(base 8)?

2. How much information can be stored in 1 byte of a IBM pc compatible?

3.What is the language used for Artificial Intelligence
Ans: lisp

4. Swap two variables without using temporary variable
Ans: a= a+b; b= a-b; a= a-b:

5.Which is not the operating system ?
Ans: BIOS

6. What is the optimum number of operations for 2x3 + 3x2 + 5x + 5?

7. In the fortran language which of the following is true.
(i) fortran uses call by value
(ii) fortran is object oriented

Ans. (i)

8. When a program is compiled what does it produce?
Ans: Source code is converted to object code

10. What is the character set used in JAVA 2.0 ?
Ans: Unicode

SECTION 3 - C TEST
1. What is the mistake in the following program segment ?

f()
{
int a;
void c;
f2(&c,&a);}
2. a=0;
b=(a=0)?2:3;

a) What will be the value of b and why ?
b) If in first statement a= 0 is replaced by a= -1, b = ?
c) If in second statement a=0 is replaced by a = -1, b=?

3. char *a;
int const *p;
int *const p;
struct new { int a;int b; *var (struct new)}

Describe the statements in the above given construct ?

4. f()
{
int a=2;
f1(a++);
}
f1(int c)
{
printf("%d", c);
}
What is the value of c ?

5. f1()
{
f(3);
}
f(int t)
{
switch(t);
{
case 2: c=3;
case 3: c=4;
case 4: c=5;
case 5: c=6;
default: c=0;
}
What is the value of c?

6. What is the fallacy in the following program segment ?
int *f1()
{
int a=5;
return &a;
}
f()
int *b=f1()
int c=*b;
}

7. Give the C language equivalents of the following
a)Function returning an int pointer
b)Function pointer returning an int pointer
c)Function pointer returning an array of integers
d)Array of function pointer returning an array of integers
8. Find the fallacy in the following program segment?
int a;
short b;
b=a;

9. Define function ? Explain arguments in functions ?

10. How does C pass variables to a function ?

11. Explain the following program segment.
f(){
int *b;
*b=2;
}

12. Explain binary trees and their use ?

13. Draw the diagram showing the function stack, illustrating the variables that were pushed on the stack at the point when function f2 has been introduced .
type def struct
{ double x,double y} point; }
main( int argc, char *arg)
{ double a;
int b,c;
f1(a,b); }
f1(double x, int y)
{point p;
stack int n;
f2(p,x,y)
}
f2(point p, double angle)
{ int i,j,k,int max;
}

GSSL Placement Paper : GSSL Paper Aptitude - General

1) you should learn pointers(they may ask in i.w)

2)****should learn c++(this is very very imp,based on this only i got job.one more thing is class,inheratenci&amp;polymorphism is sufficient)

3)you should prepare one fem project and tell them that as your own work(this will increase chance to 99%)

written test pattern
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1] c test 10q 20minuits
2]f e m test 19q 20minuits
3]aptitude test 15q 20minuits
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f e m test
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1)who used the term finite element for the first time?
a)
b)
c) clough

2)derive the jacobien |j| for beam element with strain  energy?
(ans:promlem is not correct please do not attempt)

3)for an element sigma ni=1,which type of element it is?
a)
b)natural co-ordinate
(ans 100% correct)

4)timoshenko beam element theory to consider -- - - -?
a)
b)
c)shear deformation

5)shear locking - - - - ?
(ans is very stiff ,k,)

6)membrane locking
(ans is arch element)

7)ex(epsiolan x)=du/dx,ey=dv/dy,r(x,y)=?(gama(x,y)=?)
(ans is du/dy+dv/dx )

8)k=integral b(transpose)*d*b for large deformation which matrix will get effected?
(ans is d matrix )100%correct

9)for plane strain f(ex,ey,ez,r(x,y) ) - - -
(ans is ez=0)

10)serendipity element is
(ans 8 noded element)
(the element which is having nodes only on boundary is called serendipity element)

11)if the rotation of element and the displacement about n-a is same then the order of continuity
(ans is c1)

12)frontal theory is applied for

13)mindlins theory is applied for
c) this is the answer(both co&amp;c1problems)

14)x=sigmani*xi,u=sigmani*ui which type of element
(refer book)

15)beam subjected to udl find the moments at the
2 nodes

16)integral b(transpose)*sigma(here sigma means stress)*dv  represents?

17)integral et(epsiolan transpose)*sigma*dv
p=strain displacement vector
q=stress-strain deformation
find [k]
(ans [k]=[p]t(p transpose)*[q]*[p] )

18)
19)

remember order may not be correct

aptitude test

1)33 1/3 of 101 + 296 is
(ans 1200) check
2)0.625= ? (ans 27/40)
3)one ship goes along the stream direction 28 km and in opposite
direction 13 km in 5 hrs for each direction.what is the velocity
of stream?
(ans 1.5 kmph)

4)cubic root of 3375=?
(ans 15)

5)2020201-565656=?
(ans 1454545)

6)chairs problem

5 chairs=9 tables,12 tables = 7 stools likethat- - -
(ans is 80rs)

7)one clock ringes 7 o,clock in 7 sec.in how many seconds it will
ring 10 o,clock.
(ans 10.5 sec)

8)one watch is showing 30 past 3 .what is the angle between minutes &amp;
hours hand?
(ans 75 degrees)

9)the average of 4 consecutive even numbers is 27. what is the largest
number?
(ans 30)

10) 25 stations ,24 stations are inbetween- - - - - how many tickets should be required.
(ans 25*24=600)puzzles to puzzle you &quot;s.devi&quot;prob 24

11)one ball was dropped from 8ft height and every time it goes half of the height. how much distance it will travell before coming to
rest. (ans 24 approximately)

12)two trains are travelline at equilateral .train a is travelling in the direction of earths spin.other train b is travelling in
opposite direction of earths spin.which trains wheels will wear first?and why? (ans train b .because of less centrifugal force.)

c questions:

what is the out put for following programms
1)main()
{
char a;
*a=7;
*a=5;
printf(&quot;%d&quot;,&amp;a-a)
ans:
ans may be 1.(illegal initialization)

2)
#include&lt;stdio.h&gt;
main(){
char a[]=&quot;hellow&quot;;
char *b=&quot;hellow&quot;;
char c=&quot;hellow&quot;;
printf(&quot;%s %s %s &quot;,a,b,c);
printf(&quot; &quot;,sizeof(a),sizeof(b),sizeof(c));
}
(ans is hellow,hellow,hellow
6,2,5 )

3)
#include&lt;stdio.h&gt;
main()

float value=10.00;
printf(&quot;%g %0.2g %0.4g %f&quot;,value,value,value,value)
}
(ans is 10,10,10,10.000000)

4)
#include&lt;stdio.h&gt;
void function1;
int i-value=100;
main()
{
i-value=50;
function1;
printf(&quot;i-value in the function=&quot;,i-value);
printf(&quot;i-value after the function=&quot;,i-value);
}
printf(&quot;i-value at the end of main=&quot;,i-value);
functioni()
i-value=25;

this is rough idea of the program
ans are
1)i-value in the function=25;
2)i-value after the function=50;
3)i-value at the end of the main=100;

5)
main()
{
funct(int n);
{
switch(n)
case1:
m=2;
break;
case2:
m=5;
break;
case3:
m=7;
break;
default:
m=0;
}
this is rough idea:
(ans:out put is m=0)

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