Answer: Option D - 6.5

Question 4:

Let x be the least number which when divided by 12,15,18,20,27 and 30, the remainder in each

case is 1 and x is a multiple of 47. The sum of the digits of x is:


a. 13

b. 11

c. 9

d. 10

Ans:- d) 10

LCM of 12,15,18,20,27, 30 is 540

Number should be divisible by 47 if we multiply k by 540 and add 1 then the number is divisible

by 47

540k + 1/ 47

Put value of k as 1,2

For k=2

540 * 2 +1 = 1081 which is divisible by 47


So the digit is 1081

Addition of digits = 10

Question 5: If M% of N is P, N is 60% more than M and P is 40% of M, find what % of N +P is



a. 30%

b. 65%

c. 50%

d. 40%

Answer: Option C-50%


Question 6:

Find the value of = ?


A. 59.59

B. 61.79

C. 62.19

D. 53.89

Answer: getting 24.57 (Options provided are incorrect)

Question 7: The expenditure of Rashmi is equal to 225% of her savings. If her income increases

by 20% and the expenditure increases by 40%, then her savings will __________.


a. Decrease by 25%

b. Decrease by 20%

c. Increase by 25%

d. Increase by 33 ⅓ %

Answer: Option A

Question 8:

A business lady bought 400 handbags. She sold 100 of them at a profit of 20% and the rest at

10% profit. Find the overall profit percentage.


a. 12.5%

b. 16.75%

c. 19.75%

d. 11.25%

Answer:- 12.5%



estion 12: A shopkeeper sells an item at Rs. 368.55 after giving a discount of 25% on its

labelled price. Had he not given the discount, he would have earned a profit of 17% on its cost

price. What is the cost price (in Rs) of the item?

a. 400

b. 450

c. 380

d. 420

Answer - Option D

Question 13: Adil shared 40% of his marbles with Banti and 50% of the remaining with Babli.

Banti equally distributed 20% of his marbles between Adil and Babli and is left with 16 marbles.

How many Marbles did Adil have originally?


a. 125

b. 101

c. 50

d. 150

Answer:- Option C

Question 14:What is the value of k in the expression given below:

[2k - 40 x (28/35) + 48 - ( - 18) x (-2)] x (12 - 8) = (64/24) x 6 + 4

a. 1.8

b. 7.5

c. 12.5

d. 10.5

Answer- Option C

Question 15:

Sachin borrows Rs,53000 from a moneylender and promises to pay him the total amount after 6

months at the rate of 20 percent per annum simple interest.Due to non payment after 6 months,



he moneylender calculates the simple interest at 30 percent per annum on the principal amount

for the overdue period. Find the total amount to be paid by Sachin after 1 year.


a. Rs.68570

b. Rs.60420

c. Rs.60000

d. Rs.61760

Answer: getting 66250

Question 16:

A trader buys 120 m cloth at Rs 125 per metre. He sells 40% of it at a gain of 10% and 33 % of

the remaining cloth at a gain of 15%. At what percent should he sell the remaining cloth so as to

gain 25% in the entire transaction?

a. 42

b. 30

c. 28

d. 45

Answer: Option d

Question 17:

If and y = ,

then the value of (x divided y) is


A. 2 1/6

B. 3 1/3

C. 6 2/3

D. 2/15

Answer: Option A




Question 18:

The cost price of an article is Rs. X. Ambuj marks a new price on it and after allowing a discount

of 20% on the newly marked price, he sells it for Rs. 1.2X. He sells a second article whose

marked price is twice the marked price of the first article, at a discount of 50%. Find the ratio of

the selling price of first article to the second article.

a. 4 : 5

b. 5 : 3

c. 3 : 5

d. 2 : 3

Answer - Option A

Question 19.

What is the area of the triangle ABC, where AB=10 cm, BC=10 cm and CA=16 cm?




d. 48 cm2

Answer- Option D

Question 20:

Two persons were approaching each other at 12 km/hr and 24km/hr respectively. A train moving

in the same direction as the faster man took 25 seconds to cross him and 15 seconds to cross

the other one. Find the speed of the train(in km/hr).


a. 45

b. 66

c. 78

d. 60

Answer: Option C





Question 21:

If (a+b+c) = , (a+b+c) = , and (a+b+c) = , what is the value of c?

a. 9 / 7

b. 9 / 13

c. 16 / 3

d. 9 / 5

Answer - Option B

Question 22:

What is the value of 'k' in the expression given below?


A. 121.2

B. 123.5

C. 124.6

D. 115.7

Answer- Option A

Question 23:

In 75% of the time that B takes to do a piece of work, A does half the work. Together they take

18 days to complete the work. C alone can complete the same work in 24 days. All the three

started the work together but B left 5 days before the completion of the work. In how many days

was the whole work completed?


a. 12

b. 15

c. 10

d. 16


Question 24:

The speed of a boat upstream is 40% less than the speed of the boat downstream. It takes 13.5

hours to go 120 km downstream and 90 km upstream. How much time (in hours) will it take to go

90km downstream and 120 km upstream?

a. 10

b. 15

c. 16

d. 14

Question 25:

The value of is


A. 0.001

B. 0.0001

C. 0.01

D. 0.1

Answer - B.0.0001

Question 26:

Let x, y, and z be the mean, median and range, respectively of the following data:

10, 7, 12, 21, 37, 14, 19, 28, 18, 12, and 42.

What is the value of (x + y - z)?

a. 2

b. 4

c. 7

d. 3

Answer: Option d


Verbal Ability

Question 1:

One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is no error

choose “No Error”

A sociologist study the ways in which people live together, raise their family and follow

community structures and customs.


a. No error

b. A sociologist study the ways in which

c. and follow community structures and customs.

d. people live together, raise their family

Answer: B

Question 2: Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks

He completed his task ______ pressing deadline.

a. In spite of a

b. De spite of a

c. Although

d. Even though

Answer: A



Question 3: One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is

no error choose ‘No Error’

Either of the two candidates who have filed for the nomination are suitable for the position.


a. No error

b. Either of the two candidates

c. are suitable for the position

d. who have filed for the nomination

Answer: D

Question 4: One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is

no error choose ‘No Error’

May you carry these books for me, please?


a. No Error

b. carry these books

c. May you

d. for me, please?

Answer: C

Question 5:

One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is no error

choose ‘No Error’


The Prime Minister will announce the scheme if the Cabinet will approve it.
a. if the Cabinet will approve it.
b. announce the scheme
c. The Prime Minister will
d. No Error
Answer: a
Question 6: Read the following sentence and fill in the blank by selecting the appropriate
It is not easy to ______________ the profoundness of a mother’s love for her child
a. Evaluate
b. Fluctuate
c. Equate
d. Overestimate
Answer: A
Question 7:
One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is no error
choose ‘No Error’
I’ll not go out if it will rain.




epicentre of the earthquake was near Sumatra, Indonesia an it hit Thailand, Sri Lanka, India.
Indonesia. A tsunami researcher and forecaster, Vasily Titov cites that there are some largest
faults in the world and they're all underwater. He added that the tsunami waves could be seen
like a large pebble falling in the ocean causing mega ripples. Learning from the unprecedented
natural disaster that led to such heavy damage to life and property, the Ministry of Earth
founded the Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS) at the Indian National Centre for
Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad in October 2007. Scientists in India are
now able to predict and project movements in Indian ocean through real-time seismic
monitoring systems. A community performance-based programme known as Tsunami Ready
has also been started by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of
UNESCO to promote tsunami preparedness by activity involving the public, community
leaders and national and local emergency management agencies, India is the first country to
establish an early warning system for tsunami detection, while Odisha is the first state in the
country to get Tsunami Ready recognition.
1. According to Vasily Titov, which object is the appearance of Tsunami waves
compared to?
a. Ripples caused by a large pebble falling into water
b. Ripples caused by multiple small pebbles falling into water.’
c. Ripples caused by mega oceanic plates.
d. Pebbles that fall into water.
Answer: a
Question 16:
Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow
NOTE: After selecting your response to the sub question, you must click ‘SAVE AND
NEXT’ button to move to the next sub question





Question 24:
The following sentence pair can be combined into one better sentence. Choose the option
that combines the two sentences best without changing the meaning.
You cannot drive a vehicle. You should have a driving licence.
a. You cannot drive a vehicle unless you have a driving licence.
b. You cannot drive a vehicle because you have a driving licence
c. You cannot drive a vehicle, but you should have a driving licence
d. You cannot drive a vehicle, though you should have a driving licence
Answer: a
Reasoning Ability
Question 1. Which is the wrong term in the following series:
Answer - Option - d- KMP
Question 2.
Which is the wrong term in series
Cab, gef, ljk, rpq, xvw
A. rqp
B. ljk


C. xvw
D. gef
Answer- Option - C - xvw
Question 3:
Six movies are played on six consecutives days of week, starting from monday. Rambo is
played after Diago. Noorie is telecast between Diago and Akira. Blayed is played immediately
after Hungamma but before Akira. Which movie is played on tuesday?
A. Akira
B. Noorie
C. Blade
D. Hungamma
Answer - Option C
Question 4:
In each of the four pair of letter-clusters, the letter in the second term are a rearranged/
transformed form of the letters has been put together in a particular pattern. In which two pairs,
has the transformation been done in the same way?
A. C and D
B. A and B
C. A and D
D. B and D
Answer: Option A
Question 5:
Which of the option figures would come next in the following figure series


Question 6:
In a certain code if :
A-B means A is wife of B.
A/B means A is brother of B.
A+B means A is daughter of B.
A*B means A is son of B.
Which of the following expression represents that D is the father of B?
1. B/I-D*K
2. B*D/K-I
3. I-K/D+B
4. B/D+I-K
Answer - Option - B - B*D/K-I
Question 7:Given below is a question followed by 2 statements
Who among A,B,C and D is tallest.
1.A is the shortest.
2. D is shorter than only C.
1. If statement 1 is alone sufficient to answer the question (not clear)
2. If question can be answered by either of the statement 1 or statement 2.
3. If statement 1 and 2 together are not sufficient to answer the question. 4.
Statement 2 is alone sufficient to answer the question.
Answer - Option - 4
Question 8: In Ipl 2020, Sachin expected that Mumbai Indian wins more than 3 but less than 7.
Veeru expected that Mumbai indians wins more than 5 but less than 8 matches. If the both of
them are correct then how many matches can Mumbai Indians win?
A. 6
B. 4
C. 7
D. 5

III. The trader intends to sell a huge stock of ration lying in his shop for a long period of
a. All I, II and III are implicit.
b. Only II is implicit.
c. Only III is implicit.
d. Only I and II are implicit.
Answer - Option - A
Question 11: In a certain code if :
X@Y means X is the son of Y
X#Y means Y is the wife of X
X$Y means X is the husband of Y
X%Y means Y is the daughter of X
X+Y means Y is the father of X
X&Y means X is the mother of Y
Which of the following is the correct conclusion drawn from the expression?
H@O% S +T @A#L
A. L is wife of A
B. H is daughter of A
C. S is son of L.
D. S is the son of law of T
Answer - A. L is wife of A
Question 12: Find the WRONG term in the letter cluster series given below.
Answer: Option C.

Question 27:Given below is question followed by two statements 1 and 2. Each containing some
information.Decide which of the statements is correct:
Among five objects A,B,C,D and E, which is the lightest?
1. E is half as heavy as C and B is twice as heavy as D,C and D together weigh as much
as A and E together.
2. D is half as heavy as B and C is twice as heavy as E.A and B together weigh as much
as D and E together.
a. Statement 1 alone is sufficient.
b. Either statement 1 alone or statement 2 alone is sufficient.
c. Statement 2 is sufficient.
d. Both statements 1 and 2 together are not sufficient.
Answer: Option D
Question 28:Given below is the question followed by two statements I and II, each containing
some information .Decide which of the following statement(s) is/are sufficient to answer the
question . What is the average age of father, mother and son?
I. The ratio of the age of the mother and son is 5:3 . Father is 4 year older than the mother,
who was as old as the son 27 years ago.
II. The son is now as old as the father was 26 years ago. The average age of the father
and mother is 57 years .
A. Statement II alone is sufficient.
B. Both the statement I and II are necessary.
C. Statement I alone is sufficient
D. Both the statements I and II together are not sufficient.
Answer: Option C
Question 29: The production by a company ‘xyz’ in the year 1997 was double than that in the
year 1995 where the production in 1995 was 30000. The production in the years 1996, 1998,
1999 and 2000 were 46000,70000,50000 and 80000 respectively.
For how many years was the production more than the average production of the given years?

Programming Logic
Question 1:
What will be the following code?
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;
int main()
int x=1,y=1;
if(y<0)if(y>0) x=3;
else x=5;
return 0;
A. 1
B. 0
C. True
D. False
Ans:- 1
Question 2: What is the output of the following pseudo code?

TCS NQT Solved Paper - 13th Sept 2021 [Slot 1]
a) First element→ 2,3,7,9,5,8->last element
b) First element → 7,2,3,9,5,8-->last element
c) First element→ 7,9,3,2,5,8-->last element
d) First element→ 7,2,3,5,8,9-->last element
Ans: C
Question 7:
What will be the output of the following code
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;
int main()
int a=5,b=0,c=15,d=20,e=0;
return 0;
A. 420 0
B. 0 0
C. 420 10
D. 0 10
Ans:- B) 0 0

Question 2:
At a fun fair, a street vendor is selling different colours of balloons. He sells N number of
different colours of balloons (B[]). The task is to find the colour (odd) of the balloon which is
present odd number of times in the bunch of balloons.
If there is more than one colour which is odd in number, then the first colour in the array which is
present odd number of times is displayed. The colours of the balloons can all be either upper
case or lower case in the array. If all the inputs are even in number, display the message “All are
Example 1:
7 -> Value of N
[r,g,b,b,g,y,y] -> B[] Elements B[0] to B[N-1], where input each element is sepārated by ṉew
Output :
r -> [r,g,b,b,g,y,y] -> “r” colour balloon is present odd number of times in the bunch.
From the input array above:
r: 1 balloon
g: 2 balloons

Solution in Java:
import java.util.*;
class Solution
public static void main(String[] args)
Scanner sc=new Scanner(;
int n=sc.nextInt();
char arr[]=new char[n];
for(int i=0;i<n;i++)
int lower[]=new int[26];
int upper[]=new int[26];
for(int i=0;i<n;i++)
if((arr[i]>='A') && (arr[i]<='Z'))
else if((arr[i]>='a') && (arr[i]<='z'))
boolean flag=false;
char ch='\0';
for(int i=0;i<n;i++)
if((arr[i]>='A') && (arr[i]<='Z'))
else if((arr[i]>='a') && (arr[i]<='z'))

System.out.println("All are even");

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