Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH

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Section 1 - Verbal Ability
No. Of Questions: 10 Duration in Minutes: 10 Directions for Questions 1-3: Choose the word nearest in meaning to the word in ITALICS from the given options. 1) The sporadic rise in his temperature has caused us much worry. A) Frequent B) Sudden C) Irregular D) Gradual

2) The tour was cancelled on account of incessant rain. A) Constant B) Heavy C) Intermittent D) Unexpected

3) I disdain those who tell lies. A) Spurn B) Dislike C) Loathe D) Condemn

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8) Mom asked little Tim to clean up the mess ________ his room. A) in B) of C) from D) for

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Americans had grown used to sharing their streets with men in flowing beards and turbans and women covered from head to toe. Bush. taking him to be a Muslim D) They had already made arrangements to pick him up in a private car 10) The main change that came over non-whites males after 9/11 can be best described thus: A) All of them started shaving their beards and removing their turbans B) They became frightened of getting into airplanes C) They knew they could be arrested at any time because of their religion D) They tried to look as un-Muslim as possible in their appearance Page 2 of 14. “We’d be thrilled if you’d wear Indian clothes. signs have emerged of a lesser casualty: multiculturalism.com/articles/newsweek/brown.php Last Saturday I delivered the keynote speech at a benefit concert of Indian music. Such incidents are still relatively rare. only to find some of his fellow passengers bursting into tears at the prospect of sharing a plane with him. take razors to their chins. walking home from school. No more. and to a degree they are understandable in a nation gripped by a sense of peril from people who look Middle Eastern. white Americans who tell me in all seriousness that they would never take a flight with an Arab on the passenger list. “But we wouldn’t want you to try to hail a cab in the street dressed like that. In the wake of the unspeakable horrors of Sept. thankfully.” said one of the organizers of the event. the American public appears to have developed a sudden taste for racial profiling. Manly Sikhs. held to raise funds from New York’s Indian community for the victims of the Sept. 11. We’ll send a car. Public hostility to the perpetrators of the Sept. was cursed at in the street as a “terrorist” and “Arab scum. Ask the Pakistani-American who missed his brother’s wedding when he was pulled off a plane because the pilot felt “uncomfortable” having him onboard. . so far fear and ignorance seem to be fueling prejudices. It’s not a great time to be brown in America. bearded as the Prophet. Observant Muslims. It was all part of the new multiethnic mosaic called America. My 17-year-old son. But while Americans are taking a newfound interest in the rest of the world. 9) The organizers of the music concert did not want the author to hail a cab because: A) It would be disrespectful to make their main speaker arrive in a taxi B) They did not want his elegant Indian clothes to get dirtied C) They did not want him to be attacked. Despite calls for tolerance from President George W. intensively grilled and then put back onboard.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Directions for Questions 9-10: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow on the basis of the information provided in the passage. 11 attacks—brown-skinned Muslims—has transformed difference into diffidence. A Louisiana politician’s diatribe about the need to crack down on “people wearing diapers around their heads” saw his popularity polls shoot up. or shoppers being coolly advised to “go back” to their own country. Police patrols have doubled outside mosques and Muslim community centers. Or the number of otherwise liberal. mosques and temples sprouted like organic plants across the land. Or the Muslim passenger who was taken off a flight.” Nor need I mention the reports of Arab stores being vandalized. proud of their unshorn hair sheepishly hang their locks in drooping ponytails.” Perhaps caution is wise.shashitharoor. Being Brown in America by Shashi Tharoor http://www. 11 attack on the World Trade Center. The killing of a Sikh in Arizona because his turban reminded an ignoramus with a gun of Osama bin Laden’s headgear sent a chilling signal to anyone who could be seen as Arab.

How is Sita related to Bindu? A) Sister B) Mother-in-law C) Mother D) None of the options Directions for Questions 4-5: In the following questions mark: 1. 79 students join the Badminton team and 75 students join the Cricket team.Red theatre. Twenty eight students play Table Tennis and Badminton. that follow a certain sequence or pattern. 4. if the question can be answered with the help of statement II alone. A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 6) The month of January of a certain year had exactly 4 Mondays and 4 Fridays.Analytical Ability No. three figures are given. and Green theatre. How many students are there in the school? A) 168 B) 161 C) 82 D) 74 3) Sita and Mona are Narain's wives and Bindu is Mona's stepdaughter.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Section 2 . Which day of the week was January 24th. The number of visitors who went to the Blue and Green theatre was same. 16 students play all the three games. The number of visitors who went to the Blue theatre only was equal to half of those who visited all the three theatres. if the question can be answered with the help of statement I alone. A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 5) In an office. Out of the 800 visitors who came for the festival. 3. Blue theatre. that year? A) Sunday B) Monday C) Wednesday D) Thursday In the following questions. How many visited only one of the three theatres? A) 90 B) 140 C) 220 D) 360 2) Students of a school are required to join at least one team . One-fourth of the visitors who went to the Red theatre visited all the theatres. 24 students play Cricket and Table Tennis. How many students opt for arts but not music? Statement I: 20 students take both arts and music. 50 % went to the Red theatre. 7) A) A B) B C) C D) D Page 3 of 14.Table Tennis. Seventy three students join the Table Tennis team. if the question can be answered with the help of both I and II. 60 students are required to choose between arts and music. The number of visitors to the Green theatre only was 60 while those to the Red theatre only was 250. if none of the above options is true. Find the next figure in the sequence from the answer choices provided below. How many personnel took the exam? Statement I: 52% of the men took the exam. 4) In a university. Statement II: The number of students who opt for arts but not music is the same as the number of students who opt for music but not arts. Statement II: 58% of the women took the exam. Badminton or Cricket. an exam for a promotion was conducted for 100 eligible personnel. plays were staged at three venues . Of Questions: 10 Duration in Minutes: 10 1) During a theatre festival. 2. . and 30 students play Cricket and Badminton.

Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Choose the image. 2. __. 5. __ A) 11. 568 __. 17 C) 13. __ A) 679. 13 B) 13. 1. 15 Page 4 of 14. 235. 3. 780 D) 679. . 457. 1. 680 B) 680. 8) A) B) C) D) 9) Find the next two numbers in the series: 124. 790 10) Find the next two numbers in the series: 0. which completes the pattern. 21 D) 11. 8. 346. 779 C) 679.

b. However.Attention to Detail No.net developer iv. He should be: A) Selected B) Referred to the Assistant Manager C) Referred to the director D) Data inadequate Page 5 of 14.net developer for the past 4 years.8 C) 20*2/12+20-16 = 30 D) 16*20/2+20-16 = -2 5) If * stands for /. then which of the following is TRUE? A) 20/12*2+20-16 = 240. He was a meritorious student throughout.3 C) 28*6/10+28-12 = 3. A) Selected C) Referred to the director B) Referred to the Assistant Manager D) Data inadequate 8) Karthik is 26 years old and has been working as a .3 B) 10*12/6+80-12 = 49. He got 60% marks in the written test and is willing to work for 12 hours a day. 4 6) Rajat has worked as a . then which of the following is TRUE? A) 28/10*6+80-12 = -93. He should be: A) Selected B) Rejected C) Refer to the director D) Data inadequate 7) Sudeep has independently handled projects in his previous job. D. Is a BE/BTech graduate. 1) 243HN90NMO1 A) A B) B C) C D) D 243HN90NMO1 243HN90NMO1 2) 98574120323 A) A B) B C) C D) D 98574120323 98574020323 3) Chandrashekar Pandey A) A B) B C) C D) D Chandrashakar Pandey Chandrashekar Pandey 4) If * stands for + . . Has at least 1 year of experience as a . An applicant can be called for the interview if he/she: i. he has secured 68% in his BTech and 70% in the written test. if any candidate fulfills all conditions EXCEPT: a. He has independently handled projects in his previous job.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Section 3 . Condition (i). C.stands for / . B.8 B) 12*16/2+20-16 = 32.stands for +. if ALL THREE items given in the question are exactly ALIKE. refer him to the director. Condition (ii). Has secured minimum 55% marks in the written test iii. Has handled projects independently in his/her earlier job. Your answer for each question below would be: A. + stands for . + stands for * and . He is willing to work 12 hours a day. Of Questions: 10 Duration in Minutes: 10 Directions for Questions 1-3: Follow the directions given below to answer the questions that follow. if only the FIRST and THIRD items are exactly ALIKE. and 62% in the written test. / stands for -.net developer for 4 years after completing his BE with 72% marks. but willing to work only 10 hours a day and has scored 70% in the written test. Is willing to work for 12 hours a day v. if only the FIRST and SECOND items are exactly ALIKE. if None of the above. He secured 60% marks in his diploma in engineering.and . He was an excellent performer and has successfully handled several projects independently. with minimum 60% marks ii./ stands for *. but a diploma in engineering and has work experience of 3 years.1 D) 12*28/6+80-12 = 448 Directions for Questions 6-8: Systrac Software wants to recruit 50 software engineers and has laid down the following conditions for the interview after a written test. He has 6 years of experience in the software industry. refer him to the Assistant manager.

She should be: A) Selected 10) Mr. but has done atleast 2 TV commercials. He is ready to pay a deposit of Rs. Praveen is from a reputed college and has completed his M. Have a minimum 4 years of full time experience in the modeling field If the contestant satisfies all the criterion she should be selected.Tech with 80%. the contestants shall be selected for the final round based on the following conditions. . Condition (ii).6 ft and above. He is a fresher in the teaching field. He should be: B) Referred to the selection board members C) Data Insufficient D) Rejected A) Selected B) Rejected C) Referred to the D) Data Insufficient Page 6 of 14.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Directions for Questions 9-10: For a beauty contest. Possess graduation degree from any university with minimum 50% marks ii. Condition ( iv ). has a height of 5. but has knowledge only 2 languages other than English. Ragini posses a masters degree from a well known university with 55% marks. but has 6 years of part time experience in the ramp modeling. The candidate must: i. iii. Condition (iii ).25000 and he has been a hockey player in his college days. Should possess a height of minimum 5. the candidate must be referred to the Secretary of the selection board d. Be well versed in English and any other 3 languages iv. However if a candidate satisfies all other conditions except: a. the candidate must be referred to any 3 judges c. then the candidate should be referred to the director. but is of height 5. She also known 7 languages and has done 30 TV Commercials. and has been in the modeling arena on part-time basis from past 8 years.8 ft. Condition (i). but has 45% marks in graduation and has also completed masters degree with minimum 50%.6 ft. b. 9) Ms. He has obtained 50% in the written test. the candidate must be referred to the selection board members.

.grade) STEP5: INCREMENT Count by 1 and goto STEP 2 STEP 6: END Page 7 of 14.Programming Fundamentals No.grade) STEP5: INCREMENT Count by 1 and goto STEP 3 STEP 6: END B) STEP1: START STEP2: SET Count equals to 0 STEP3: IF Count is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 6 STEP 4: PRINT Student Count information(name. The age of girls is less than 21 years and the age of boys is greater than 20 years.grade) STEP5: INCREMENT Count by 1 and goto STEP 3 STEP 6: END D) STEP1: START STEP2: SET Count equals to 0 STEP3: IF Count is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 5 otherwise goto STEP 6 STEP 4: PRINT Student Count information(name.grade) STEP5: INCREMENT Count by 1 and goto STEP 2 STEP 6: END C) STEP1: START STEP2: SET Count equals to 1 STEP3: IF Count is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 6 STEP 4: PRINT Student Count information(name. Use the following rules to assign the grades to students based upon the marks obtained by them: GRADE Obtained MARKS A Greater than 69% B Greater than 59 AND Less than 70% C Greater than 34 AND Less than 60% D Less than 35 Only students who got marks greater than 34% are eligible for the next semester. 1) Which of the following is the CORRECT algorithm to print the names and grades of all the students in the class? A) STEP1: START STEP2: SET Count equals to 1 STEP3: IF Count is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 6 otherwise goto STEP 4 STEP 4: PRINT Student Count information(name. Of Questions: 10 Duration in Minutes: 10 Directions for Questions 1-2: Study the following scenario: A class has a combination of girls and boys as students. Assume that the class strength is 100.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Section 4 .

.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) 2) Which is the CORRECT Algorithm which calculates the number of girls and boys separately? A) STEP 1: START STEP 2: SET stud_num equals to 1 and Girls_Num equals to 0 and Boys_Num equals 0 STEP 3: IF stud_number is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 8 STEP 4: IF age of student stud_num is less than 21years THEN goto STEP 5 otherwise goto STEP 6 STEP 5: INCREMENT Girls_Num by 1 goto step 8 STEP 6: INCREMENT Boys_Num by 1 STEP 7: INCREMENT stud_num by 1 goto STEP 8: PRINT Boys number is Boys_Num STEP 9: PRINT Girls Number is Girls_Num STEP 10: END B) STEP 1: START STEP 2: SET stud_num equals to 1 and Girls_Num equals to 0 and Boys_Num equals 0 STEP 3: IF stud_number is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 8 STEP 4: IF age of student stud_num is less than 21years THEN goto STEP 5 otherwise goto STEP 6 STEP 5: INCREMENT Girls_Num by 1 goto step 7 STEP 6: INCREMENT Boys_Num by 1 STEP 7: INCREMENT stud_num by 1 goto STEP 3 STEP 8: PRINT Boys number is Boys_Num STEP 9: PRINT Girls Number is Girls_Num STEP 10: END C) STEP 1: START STEP 2: SET stud_num equals to 1 and Girls_Num equals to 0 and Boys_Num equals 0 STEP 3: IF stud_number is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 9 STEP 4: IF age of student stud_num is less than 21years THEN goto STEP 6 otherwise goto STEP 8 STEP 5: INCREMENT Girls_Num by 1 goto step 7 STEP 6: INCREMENT Boys_Num by 1 STEP 7: INCREMENT stud_num by 1 goto STEP 3 STEP 8: PRINT Boys number is Boys_Num STEP 9: PRINT Girls Number is Girls_Num STEP 10: END D) STEP 1: START STEP 2: SET stud_num equals to 1 and Girls_Num equals to 0 and Boys_Num equals 0 STEP 3: IF stud_number is less than 101 THEN goto STEP 4 otherwise goto STEP 7 STEP 4: IF age of student stud_num is less than 21years THEN goto STEP 5 otherwise goto STEP 8 STEP 5: INCREMENT Girls_Num by 1 STEP 6: INCREMENT Boys_Num by 1 STEP 7: INCREMENT stud_num by 1 STEP 8: PRINT Boys number is Boys_Num STEP 9: PRINT Girls Number is Girls_Num STEP 10: END Page 8 of 14.

which of the following statements is TRUE? A) The owner of the house can paint directly on exposed wood. Design.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) 3) Based on the flowchart given above. Design. Maintenance D) Specification. Testing. Coding. Maintenance B) Requirements Analysis. Implementation. Design. Design. Operation & Maintenance C) Requirements. Testing. Coding. Verification. A) Testing life cycle B) Requirement analysis C) Software life cycle D) Detailed design phase 6) Which of the following lifecycle models is used when Requirements are fixed? A) Waterfall Model B) V-Model C) Spiral Model D) Prototyping model Page 9 of 14. Implementation 5) __________ is a structure imposed on the development of a software product. Testing. the phases of software development lifecycle are in the order of: A) Requirements. Coding. . Implementation. Testing. Coding. B) Applying Caulk is conditional C) Scraping and Caulking may go hand in hand D) Using Primer is mandatory 4) Traditionally.

A) B-Method B) Petri nets C) Finite state machine D) Z-notation Page 10 of 14. A) Project Estimation B) Risk Management C) Reliability Estimation D) Quality Improvement 10) _____________ based methodologies allow executable software specification and by-passing of conventional coding. .Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) 7) Given below are the four popularly used Software Development models that are widely used all over the world by most software development firms. In which of the following models/methods does the software evolve as a result of a cyclic interchange of information between the customer and developer? A) Waterfall Method / Model B) Prototyping Model C) Rapid Application Development Model D) Component Assembly Model 8) Which of the following is related to the requirement phase of V-Model? A) Maintenance B) Development C) Testing D) Implementation 9) Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is an important technique to assist software managers in making __________.

CGI enables the webserver to generate dynamic content rather than just return static HTML files. CGI was the first and continues to be the most popular method of building dynamic Web sites. the user would have no way of knowing that the document was created dynamically on the server rather than simply stored in a static file. Other than the format of the URL.cgi extension or because it is located in the /cgi-bin directory. and returns an HTML document to the web-server.cgi program executes. processing any information passed as a parameter. Creating a new process for every CGI request hurts performance and is resource intensive. 4)The web-server returns the HTML to the client. including Java. process the input. Many popular internet search engines use CGI. The CGI program returns HTML to the web-server. Typically. A CGI application works in the following manner. To the user. but almost any language can be used. CGI is commonly used to create dynamic HTML pages from information in a database. When the web-server receives a request that maps to a CGI application. Prior to CGI. In addition. The user simply requested a resource using a URL and received an HTML document in return. passing any parameters received from the client. Tcl. it can provide two-way interaction between the client and the web-server. and the web-server returns the HTML to the client. These engines receive search criteria from the user. because CGI can accept and process information submitted by the user. the web-server can vary its response based on user input. or to process user input such as validating a credit card when a product is ordered online. a typical CGI transaction might go like this: 1)The server receives a request for a resource called /cgi-bin/guestbook.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Section 5 .cgi. the server recognizes the file as a CGI request and launches the guestbook. CGI scripts are written in Perl. this kind of two-way interaction on the web was not possible.Learning Ability (Passage) Duration in Minutes: 15 Directions for Questions 101-110: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow on the basis of the information provided in the passage. and return the search results. it executes a CGI program that runs in its own process space. is a standard interface between an HTTP server and an application. 2)Either because the file has a . This is in contrast to 'servlets' that are loaded just once and thereby perform better. To illustrate. Page 11 of 14. For example.cgi program. Using this process. this process is completely transparent. 3)The guestbook. One important note is that all CGI applications run as independent processes. C or a Unix shell. or CGI. . Common Gateway Interface The Common Gateway Interface.

iii and iv C) iii only D) ii and iii Page 12 of 14. Unix Shell. Tcl. iii) One could think beyond static HTML pages. iii) Write CGI scripts in a language such as Perl. 5) If you are given the task of creating an online web application using CGI. C) It is a standard interface between an HTTP server and an application. ii) Build dynamic HTML pages by making database requests. D) Perl. you will definitely need to: i) Create guestbook. iv) Channel client requests through the web-server A) iii and iv B) i.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Section 5 . A) ii only B) iv and i C) ii and iii D) iii only 2) Before the advent of CGI: A) Credit cards were invalid.cgi. they could not contain images. 3) All CGI applications run as independent processes causing: A) Lower performance and optimal utilisation of resources. ii) It provided a two-way interaction between the client and the server. C) Since pages were static. B) Credit card companies accepted the feasibility of online systems. iv) Web-servers were no longer required. C or a Unix shell were never used. Tcl. C. D) Internet became more secure and reliable. of Questions: 5 Duration in Minutes: 5 1) CGI revolutionized the internet because: i) Static HTML pages automatically became dynamic. 4) CGI made validation of credit cards possible because: A) The browser client could pass the credit card number to the server. B) Enhanced performance and non-optimal utilisation of resources. B) Internet search engines could not exist. . Java etc.Learning Ability (Questions) No. D) Lower performance and non-optimal utilisation of resources. C) Enhanced performance and optimal utilisation of resources.

Only accepted abbreviations are allowed (etc. Appropriate case structure is important.  Do not use short-forms (u. The email should be between 75-100 words. An e-mail less than 50 words & more than 125 words will not be evaluated.  Respond to the scenario using the details/information provided. asap.). gr8. Vocabulary. comm.  Spell correctly. of Questions: 1 Duration in Minutes: 5  The duration of this exercise is 5 minutes.g.”) or all lower case (“this is to inform you that i will do it. commas) is important.  Do not write in all upper case (“HI. Any deviation from the correct spelling is an error. i.  Proper punctuation (full-stops.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Written English Test – Instruction Sheet No.. I AM AN EXECUTIVE FROM ABC. e. Content.”).  Your email will be evaluated on four parameters: Grammar. . ALL THE BEST!!! Page 13 of 14.  Digression from the main points will be rated down. Spelling & Punctuation.). 2.e.  Write the e-mail in your own words.

Scenario: Mr. Anand has written a letter to your company complaining of the decline in the quality of reception of certain channels. Mr. The company has achieved this success due to the quality of broadcast and excellent customer service. who has been using your cable connection for the past two years. He has also complained that his earlier complaints over the phone have not been addressed.Set: Sample Paper 3 (NACTECH) Name: ____________________ Candidate ID No. Task: You are the Executive handling Customer Service at CountryWide. They have a dominant market share of 55%. He has specifically complained that the reception of certain channels is erratic. Grammar Content Vocabulary Spelling & Punctuation S/R Status Evaluator /6 /6 Page 14 of 14. Write an e-mail to Mr. /6 /6 .they are good during certain hours of the day and bad during certain other hours. and offering to send a technician to his house to rectify the problem. ______________ Company: CountryWide Cable is the leading cable operator in the city. Dev Anand is one of your old customers. Anand apologizing for the problem.

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