AMCAT Questions asked in 2017 Part 3

AMCAT Sample Questions
English
  1. The appropriate atmospheric conditions made it feasible for the astronomers to see the stars and they could even distinguish the sizes. Select the correct alternative for Bolded Words
    1. And even distinguish the sizes
    2. And they were even distinguishing the sizes
    3. And he could even distinguishing the sizes
    4. And even distinguishing the sizes
  2. The glass lay ____________ on the table
    1. Not touched
    2. Untouched
    3. Untouching
    4. Not touch
  3. ____________ the shirt was washed thrice, still he refused to wear it
    1. Though
    2. Because
    3. However
    4. Since
    5. While
  4. (A) Juhu Beach in Mumbai was filled with (B) innumerable people who had gathered there (C) to see the discovered newly ancient temple. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. No Error
  5. (A) All the guests on the (B) boat got frightened (C) when they heard the alarm. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. No Error
  6. (A) Guilt and self pleasure are (B) two most strong drivers (C) of any human act. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. No Error
  7. She has lived in Chennai since she was eight. Select the correct alternative for Bolded Word
    1. Lived
    2. Has been living
    3. Had stayed
    4. Is living
  8. (A) These decision provides (B) firm ground for all players in (C) the equality rights arena. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. No Error
  9. HINDER – Synonym
    1. Hold Back
    2. Motivate
    3. Accomplish
    4. Push
  10. The election verdict was quite surprising as the ruling party was re-elected for the first time in fifty years. What is the best alternative for bolded word
    1. Judgment
    2. Decision
    3. Order
    4. Chaos
  11. I’LL be with you in one quarter of an hour. What is the best alternative for bolded word
    1. A quarter of hour
    2. A quarter of an hour
    3. A quarter of one hour
    4. No Change
  12. CELLAR – Synonym
    1. Loft
    2. Attic
    3. Basement
    4. Roof
  13. He has a propensity for getting into debt – Synonym for bolded word
    1. Natural tendency
    2. Aptitude
    3. Characteristic
    4. Quality
  14. IGNITE – Opposite
    1. Extinguish
    2. Wet
    3. Soak
    4. Drench
  15. ADVENT – Opposite
    1. End
    2. Dawn
    3. Emergence
    4. Flexible
    5. Adamant
  16. SEMBLANCE – Opposite
    1. Resemblance
    2. Pretense
    3. Appearance
    4. Aura
    5. Dissimilarity
  17. Select the proper order for four sentences labelled as P, Q, R and S
Beginning of Sentence: Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy.
Ending of Sentence: This is because Venice has no streets.
P: There are about 400 old stone bridges joining the island of Venice
Q: In this city there are no motor cars, no horses and no buses
R: These small islands are near one another
S: It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands
    1. PQRS
    2. PRQS
    3. SRPQ
    4. PQSR
Quantitative Ability
  1. Log (10x) is equal to
    1. 1+log x
    2. Log x
    3. Log 10 x logx
    4. 1 – logx
  2. The Value of log864 – log644096 is
    1. -1
    2. 0
    3. 1
    4. 2
  3. What is the value of (5-2 x 10-4) / (2-5 x 5-6)
    1. 0
    2. 2
    3. 5
    4. 10
  4. Simplify (144-3/2)-1/6
    1. 23
    2. 6
    3. 3 √2
    4. 4
  5. Find the reminder when 2 11 is divided by 5
    1. 0
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
  6. In a farm, 5o hens give 200 eggs in two days. In how many days will 20 hens give 400 eggs?
    1. 15
    2. 10
    3. 5
    4. 8
  7. Which number is divisible by 24?
    1. 2952
    2. 2958
    3. 2964
    4. 2970
  8. Log 16 64 – log 64 16 is equal to
    1. 2/3
    2. 5/6
    3. 3/2
    4. 6/5
  9. What is X if 8 – 1 * X = (-4) -1?
    1. 2
    2. 1
    3. -2
    4. -1
  10. One gear of pulley rotates at a speed of 3 revolutions per second; another gear rotates at 5 revolutions per second. If both start together, after how many seconds will they be together again?
    1. 3
    2. 5
    3. 15
    4. 20
  11. Product of two numbers is 9, 152 and their HCF is 8. What is the LCM of the numbers?
    1. 9,152
    2. 1,144
    3. 73,216
    4. 2,344
  12. A rectangle’s length is four times its breadth. It has an area of 2500 square yards. What is the length of the rectangle?
    1. 25 yards
    2. 100 yards
    3. 625 yards
    4. 5 yards
  13. Which of the two is greater: 22/7 or 138/43?
    1. 22/7 is greater
    2. 138/43 is greater
    3. Both are equal
    4. Cannot be determined
  14. How many 3 letter words with or without meaning can be formed out of the letters of the word ‘SIGNATURE’ , If repetition of the letters is not allowed?
    1. 84
    2. 504
    3. 181440
    4. 362880
  15. Arrange 2/15, 18/29, 7/18, 10/87 in ascending order
    1. 7/18, 2/15, 10/87, 18/29
    2. 2/15, 7/18, 10/87, 18/29
    3. 10/87, 18/29, 2/15, 7/18
    4. 10/87, 2/15, 7/18, 18/29
  16. A Book store offers a 10% discount on all the books sold plus an additional discount of 5% on the total bill, If the total bill after initial discount is more than or equal to Rs. 1000. Raju bought 3 books worth of Rs. 450, Rs. 520 and Rs. 250. How much money was Raju able to save as a result of various discounts offered by the store
    1. Rs. 102
    2. Rs. 176.90
    3. Rs. 61
    4. Rs. 183
    5. None of the above
  17. Every year before the festive season, a shop keeper increases the price of the products by 35% and then introduces two successive discounts of 10% and 15% respectively. What is his percentage of loss or gain
    1. 3.27 % loss
    2. 3.27% gain
    3. No profit, No loss
    4. 8.875% loss
    5. 8.875% gain
  18. The large measuring cylinder that can accurately fill 3 tanks of capacity 98, 182 and 266 liters each, is of capacity
    1. 2 liters
    2. 7 liters
    3. 14 liters
    4. 98 liters
  19. There are two boxes A and B. Box A has 3 red and 4 blue balls. Box B has 5 red and 2 blue balls. Seema draws a ball from each bag randomly. What is the probability that both the balls are red?
    1. 4/7
    2. 8/49
    3. 7/8
    4. 15/49
  20. An intern can do a job in 15 days. The manger and senior manager are busy with other priorities and thus take 25 and 40 days respectively to complete the task. How long will they take to finish the task if all of them work together?
    1. 7
    2. 7 22/29
    3. 8
    4. 8 21 / 29
  21. If we permute 8 letters of the word ‘COMPUTER’ in 8! ways, how many permuted words have ‘p’ and ‘e’ next to each other?
    1. 720
    2. 5040
    3. 10080
    4. 40320
  22. Three cards are drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. Find the probability that one of the cards drawn is an ace, one is a jack and one is queen.
    1. 3/52
    2. 3 4 C1 / 52 C3
    3. 4 C1 / 52 C3
    4. (4 C1) 3 / 52 C3
  23. 3 books of maths and 5 books of physics are placed on a shelf so that the books on the same subject always remain together. How many such arrangements are possible?
    1. 1440
    2. 1956
    3. 720
    4. None
  24. A man rows a boat at a speed of 5 Km / Hr in still water. Find the speed of a river if it takes him 1 Hr to row a boat to a place 2.4 Km away and return
    1. 1 Km / Hr
    2. 6 Km / Hr
    3. 4 Km / Hr
    4. 3 Km / Hr
  25. A bag contains 8 white balls and some yellow balls. If the probability of drawing a white ball is twice of a yellow ball, then then number of yellow balls in the bag is?
    1. 2
    2. 6
    3. 3
    4. 4
Computer Programming
  1. Ram is making a database of animals in a zoo and their properties. The possible animals ate dog, lion and zebra. Each one has attributes isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal. He uses the Object Oriented Programming Paradigm for this. How will she conceptualize this?
    1. Class: Animal; objects: dog, lion and zebra; data members: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal
    2. Class: Animal; objects: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal; data members: dog, lion and zebra
    3. Classes: dog, lion and zebra Animal; objects: Animal; data members: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal
    4. None of the above
  2. Swathi writes a program to find an element in the array A[5] with the following elements in order : 8, 30, 40, 45, 70. She runs the program to find a number X. X is found in the first iteration of binary search. What is the value of X?
    1. 40
    2. 8
    3. 70
    4. 30
  3. _______________ returns a value unlike _______________
    1. Procedure, Subroutine
    2. Procedure, Function
    3. Function, Method
    4. Function, Procedure
  4. Following Function takes input as n, an even integer and calculates the sum of first n even natural numbers
function sum (n)
{
If (n equals 2)
return 2
else
return (n+sum(n-2))
}
For a function call sum(30), how many times will the function sum be called to compute the sum?
    1. 1
    2. 30
    3. 15
    4. 16
  1. To find the largest number in a given list of 20 numbers, which of the following options is an efficient approach?
    1. Use bubble sort to sort the list in descending order and then print the first numbers of the series
    2. Use selection sort to sort the list in descending order and then print the first numbers of the series
    3. Implement one iteration of selection sort for descending order and print the first numbers of the series
    4. None of the above
  2. To Print the following pattern on screen
1
1 2
1 2 3

Following is the program
Interger i =1 // Statement 1
While (i<=3)
(
Int j // Statement 2
While (j<=i) // Statement 3
{
Print j
Print blank space
j=j+1 // Statement 4
}
Print end of the line // takes the cursor to next line
i=i+1
}
Will this program function correctly? If not which statement will you modify to make the program function correctly?
    1. Statement 1
    2. Statement 2
    3. Statement 3
    4. Statement 4
    5. No Error
  1. Function sum (n)
{
If (??)
return 1
else
return (n+sum(n-1))
end
}
Fill ?? in the code
    1. n equals 1
    2. n equals 2
    3. n >= 1
    4. n > 1
  1. In a piece of code, a set of three lines occur around 10 times in different parts of the program. What programming concept can we use to shorten the program code length?
    1. Use of loops
    2. Use of functions
    3. Use of arrays
    4. Use of classes
  2. A full binary tree with n leaves contains
    1. 2n+1 nodes
    2. Log2 n nodes
    3. 2n-1 nodes
    4. 2n nodes
  3. What will be the output of following pseudo code
Integer a =984, b=10
Float c
c = a/b
Print c
    1. 984
    2. 98.4
    3. 98.0
    4. Error
  1. Which of the following data structures may give overflow error, even though the current number of elements in it is less than its size?
    1. Queue implemented in a liner array
    2. Queue implemented in a circularly connected array
    3. Stack implemented in a linear array
    4. None of the above
  2. A data type is stored as a 6 bit signed integer. Which of the following options cannot be represented by this data type?
    1. -12
    2. 0
    3. 32
    4. 18
  3. Possible codes for the following expression
a – b + c / (a - b) + (a – b) 2
Code A: print (a-b) + c/(a-b) + (a-b)*(a-b)
Code B: d = a-b
Print d + c/d + d*d
If the time taken to load a value into a variable for addition, multiplication, division between two operands is same, which of the following is true?
    1. Code A uses less memory and is slower than code B
    2. Code A uses less memory and is faster than code B
    3. Code A uses more memory and is faster than code B
    4. Code A uses more memory and is slower than code B
  1. A full binary tree with n non - leaf nodes contains
    1. (log n) nodes
    2. n + 1 nodes
    3. 2n+1 nodes
    4. 2n nodes
  2. Following is the program to sum the rows of 2 X 2 matrices stored in the array A
Code A:
for n = 0 to 1
sumRow1[n]=A[n][1] + A[n][2]
end
Code B:
sumRow1[0]=A[0][1] + A[0][2]
sumRow1[1]=A[1][1] + A[1][2]
Comment upon these codes
    1. Code A will execute faster than Code B
    2. Code B will execute faster than code A
    3. Code A is logically incorrect
    4. Code B is logically incorrect
  1. The average time required to perform successful sequential search for an element in an array A(1 : n) is given by
    1. (n+1)/2
    2. Log2n
    3. n(n+1)/2
    4. n2
  2. Consider an array on which bubble sort is used. The bubble sort would compare the element A[x] to which of the following elements in a single iteration
    1. A[X]+1
    2. A[X]+2
    3. A[X+2X]
    4. All the above
  3. A program is written to add two upper triangular 10X10 matrices (elements on diagonal retained). How many total additions will this program make?
    1. 100
    2. 55
    3. 25
    4. 10
  4. Which of the following is not true about tagged union?
    1. It is known as variant
    2. Only one data type is used at a time
    3. It holds values of variable sized different data types
    4. The tag field determines which data type is being currently used
  5. Which of the following sorting algorithms yield approximately the same worst – case and average –case running time behavior in 0(n log n)?
    1. Bubble Sort and Selection Sort
    2. Heap Sort and Merge Sort
    3. Quick Sort and Radix Sort
    4. Tree Sort and Median-of-3 Quick Sort
  6. What is the term given to the feature of a programming language that is designed to handle the run time errors of a program?
    1. Exception Handling
    2. Error Handling
    3. Debugging
    4. Dynamic Error Handling
  7. What is the maximum number of edges in an n-vertex undirected graph?
    1. n*(n-1)/2
    2. n*(n+1)/2
    3. n*n
    4. 2*n
  8. A derived class may inherit from the base class which of the following
    1. Data Members
    2. Member Functions
    3. Constructor and Destructors
    4. Both Data Members and Member Functions
Class entity
{
private:
integer a,b
public:
integer c
function entity() {a=0; b=0}
function compare()
{
if (a>b) return 1;
return 0
}
}
function main ()
{
Entity black
Int value, value2=5
Value=black.compare() // Statement 1
Black.c=value2 // Statement 2
Print black.a // Statement 3
}
Which Statement in this code has an error?
    1. Statement 1
    2. Statement 2
    3. Statement 3
    4. None of the above

Logical Ability
  1. 985, 874, 763, ?
    1. 641
    2. 542
    3. 722
    4. 652
  2. If STUMP is coded as PQRJM, then PITCH is coded as
    1. MFQZE
    2. QJUDI
    3. MEQAE
    4. RKVEK
  3. Problem: What is the amount of Cement exported from China?
Statements:
  1. China’s export to America is 65,000 tones and this is 8% of the total cement exports
  2. China’s total export tonnage of cement is 15% of the total of 1 million tones

    1. Statement 1 alone is sufficient in answering the problem
    2. Statement 2 alone is sufficient in answering the problem
    3. Both statements put together are sufficient to answer the problem
    4. Both statements even put together are not sufficient to answer the problem
    5. Either of the statement is sufficient to answer the problem
  1. 10, 7, 12, 10, 14,
    1. 18
    2. 12
    3. 13
    4. 16
  2. If RESULT is coded as SFTVMU, then EXAM is coded as
    1. FWBO
    2. DYZL
    3. FYBN
    4. DXZL
  3. Pick the odd man out
    1. N3K
    2. T4P
    3. W5S
    4. Q2O
  4. Raju Walks 30 meters west and takes a left turn to walk 10 meters, then takes left turn again and walks 40 meters, and takes another left turn walks 20 meters. In which Direction is he standing from the starting point?
    1. North – East
    2. South – East
    3. North – West
    4. North
  5. 8, 12, 24, 60,
    1. 120
    2. 108
    3. 142
    4. 100
  6. From the given anagrams Pick the Odd man out
    1. OLIVE
    2. APPLE
    3. LITCHI
    4. EGG
  7. Rahul is standing at point A facing east. He walks 30 meters towards his right and takes a left turn to walk 40 meters then he takes another left turn and walks 50 meters. In which direction is he standing from point A?
    1. North – East
    2. North
    3. North – West
    4. West
  8. Four professionals A, B, C and D are sitting around a table
      1. A sits opposite to the Cook
      2. B sits right side of the beautician
      3. Teacher is in the left side of and accountant
      4. D sits opposite to C
      5. C is to the right side of the accountant
What are the occupations of A and B
  1. Accountant and Beautician
  2. Accountant and Cook
  3. Accountant and Teacher
  4. Teacher and Cook
  1. What is the Occupation of D
    1. Accountant
    2. Beautician
    3. Teacher
    4. Cook
  2. What is the Occupation of C
    1. Beautician
    2. Teacher
    3. Accountant
    4. Cook
  3. Who is sitting to the left of Beautician
    1. Cook
    2. Accountant
    3. Teacher
    4. None of the above
  4. A person travels 5 Km towards south, then 4 Km towards east, then 8 km towards north and then 2 km towards west. In which direction is he from his starting location?
    1. North – East
    2. South – East
    3. South – West
    4. South
  5. Problem Question: Is B the brother of A?
Statements:
  1. A is Brother of C
  2. C is the sister of B

    1. Statement 1 alone is sufficient to answer the problem
    2. Statement 2 alone is sufficient to answer the problem
    3. Bothe statements put together are sufficient to answer the problem
    4. Both the statements even put together are not sufficient to answer the problem
    5. Either the statements are sufficient to answer the problem



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