Accenture Placement Paper 1

Accenture Placement Paper 1

Accenture's Placement Paper 1 questions are some what different from other companies. It is important to understand the question first before proceeding towards the answer. These questions are basically level 1 and level 2 questions. If you want to do well in these questions, you will need to practice in advance.

The syllabus is given below.

1. Problems on Numbers.

2. HCF and LCM.

3. Decimal Fractions.

4. Squares and Square roots.

5. Averages.

6. Surds and Indices.

7. Percentages.

8. Profit and Loss.

9. Chain Rule.

10. Time and Work.

These questions are not too difficult as they belong to Placement Paper 1. Candidates who practice these questions well in advance will certainly have an upper hand in the exam. Once you are done with these questions you can move on to Accenture Placement Paper 2.

Also, we advise you to solve Accenture's verbal ability questions and logical reasoning questions as well.

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Q1

The least number of five digit is exactly divisible by 88 is?

Level 1 Numbers Divisibility and Remainders
A

10032

B

10132

C

10088

D

10023

Q2

The G.C.D. of 1.08,0.36 and 0.9 is

Level 1 HCF and LCM Basic Concept of LCM and HCF
A

0.03

B

0.9

C

0.18

D

0.108

Q3

Which of the following is equal to 3.14*\(10^{6}\)

Level 1 Decimal Fractions Find unknown value Decimals Basic
A

314

B

3140

C

3140000

D

none of these

Q4

Which of the following is closest to \(\sqrt{3}\)?

Level 1 Squares and Square Roots Basic Questions
A

1.69

B

\(\frac{173}{100}\)

C

1.75

D

\(\frac{9}{5}\)

Q5

The average height of 35 girls in a class was calculated as 160 cm. It was later found that the height of one of the girls in the class was wrongly written as 144 cm, whereas her actual height was 104 cm. What is the actual average height of the girls in the class?

Level 1 Average Wrong data to correct average
A

138.54 cm

B

148.74 cm

C

169.56 cm

D

158.86 cm

E

none of these

Q6

The sum of a rational number and its reciprocal is \(\frac{13}{6}\). Find the number.

Level 1 Problems on Numbers Consecutive and reciprocal numbers
A

2/3 or 3/2

B

5/4

C
7/2
D

none

Q7

\(2^{3.6}\)*\(4^{3.6}\)*\(4^{3.6}\)*\(32^{2.3}\)=\(32^{?}\)

Level 2 Surds and Indices Find the unknown
A

5.9

B

7.7

C

9.5

D

13.1

E

none of these

Q8

Nagaraj could save 10% of his income. But 2 years later, when his income increased by 20%, he could save the same amount only as before. By how much percentage has his expenditure increased?

Level 2 Percentage Expenditure
A

22\(\frac{2}{9}\)%

B

23\(\frac{1}{3}\)%

C

24\(\frac{2}{9}\)%

D

25\(\frac{2}{9}\)%

Q9

A trader marked his goods at 20% above the cost price. He sold half the stock at the marked price, one quarter at a discount of 20% on the marked price and the rest at a discount of 40% on the marked price. His total gain is:

Level 2 Profit and Loss Discounts
A

2%

B

4.5%

C

13.5%

D

15%

Q10

Two coal loading machines each working 12 hours per day for 8 days handle 9000 tonnes of coal with an efficiency of 90% while 3 other coal loading machines at an efficiency of 80% are set to handle 12000 tonnes of coal in 6 days. Find how many hours per day each should work.

Level 2 Chain Rule Work and Quantity Proportion
A

16

B

15

C

14

D

13

Q11

Two men undertake to do a piece of work for Rs.1400. The first man alone can do this work in 7 days while the second man alone can do this work in 8 days. If they working together complete this work in 3 days with the help of a boy, how should the money be divided?

Level 2 Time and Work Other Type Questions
A

Rs.600, Rs.550, Rs.250

B

Rs.600, Rs.525, Rs.275

C

Rs.600, Rs.500, Rs.300

D

Rs.500, Rs.525, Rs.375

Q12

There are 8 equidistant points A,B,C,D,E,F,G and H in the clockwise direction on the periphery of a circle. In a time interval t, a person reaches from A to C with uniform motion while another person reaches the point E from the point B during the same time interval with uniform motion. Both the persons move in the same direction along the circumference of the circle and start at the same instant. How much time after the start, will the two persons meet each other?

Level 3 Time and Distance
A

4t

B

7t

C

9t

D

Never

Q13

Two trains start simultaneously from two stations 270 km apart, each to the opposite station; they reach their destinations in 6\(\frac{1}{4}\) hours and 4 hours after they meet. The rate at which the slower train travels is

Level 3 Problems on Trains Relative Motion of Train
A

16 km/hr

B

24 km/hr

C

25 km/hr

D

30 km/hr

Q14

Boat A travels downstream from Point X to Point Y in 3 hours less than the time taken by Boat B to travel upstream from Point Y to Point Z. The distance between X and Y is 20 km, which is half of the distance between Y and Z. The speed of Boat B in still water is 10 km/h and the speed of Boat A in still water is equal to the speed of Boat B upstream. What is the speed of Boat A in still water?

Level 3 Boats and streams Speed Related Questions
A

10 km/h

B

16 km/h

C

12 km/h

D

8 km/h

Q15

Two equal sums of money are lent at the same time at 8% and 7% per annum simple interest. The former is recovered 6 months earlier than the latter and the amount in each case is Rs.2560. The sum and the time for which the sums of money are lent out are

Level 3 Simple Interest Two schemes with different rate of interest
A

Rs.2000, 3.5 years and 4years

B

Rs.1500, 3.5 years and 4years

C

Rs.2000, 4 years and 5.5years

D

Rs.3000, 4 years and 4.5years

Q16

Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicised words.

I. The tragic tale narrated by the old man affected all the children.

II. The humane attitude of the new manager efected a profound change in labour relations.

Homonyms
A

If only sentence I is correct

B

If only sentence II is correct

C

If both sentences I and  II are correct

D

if I as well as II are incorrect, but both could bemade correct by interchanging the italicised words;

Passage

Q17

The most important aspect of 'technique', as defined in the passage, is the use of skill

Comprehension II
A

for handling tools and machines

B

for an understanding of the functions of tools and machinery

C

for obdervation and analysis

D

for a definite purpose

Passage

Q18

Word for (10) is 

Passage Completion
A

effectively

B

elegantly

C

evenly

D

equitably

Passage

Q19

Word for (1) is 

Passage Completion
A

whether

B

still

C

however

D

that

Q20

Choose the most appropriate phase to complete a sentence.

Every person must learn .............

Choosing the Appropriate Filler
A

to make wise use of his time 

B

to using his time in a wisely manner

C

that his time needs a wise use

D

wise ways in his time's use

Passage

Q21
Passage Correction
A

why

B

then

C

if

D

No correction

Passage

Q22

Which of the following is to be the third sentence?

Reconstruction of paragraphs
A

E

B

D

C

B

D

C

Q23

In following question, a paragraph or a sentence has been broken up into different parts. The parts have been scrambled and numbered are given below. Choose the correct order of these parts from the given alternatives.

(1) The African elephant is usually larger

(2) being about three and a half meters in height

(3) than the Indian

(4) and 6000 kg in weight

(5) It has enormous ears

(6) which are valued for the ivory

(7) and very long tusks

(8) that they contain

Rearrangement of Jumbled Parts
A

1,3,2,4,5,7,6,8

B

1,4,2,3,6,5,8,7

C

1,5,4,2,3,8,7,6

D

5,6,2,4,1,3,7,8

Q24

Select the combination of numbers so that letters/words arranged accordingly will form a meaningful word.

R E S T L U

1 2 3 4 5 6

Word Formation
A

123465

B

654321

C

563412

D

6541234

Q25

In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active (or Passive) Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive (or Active) voice.

I saw him leaving the house.

Active and Passive Voice
A

He has been seen leaving the house

B

He was seen to be leaving the house

C

Leaving the house he was seen by me

D

None of these

Q26

In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active (or Passive) Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive (or Active) voice.

Rain disrupted the last day's play between India and Sri Lanka.

Active and Passive Voice
A

The last day's play of India and Sri Lanka was disrupted by rain.

B

India and Sri Lanka play of the last day was disrupted by rain

C

The last day's play between India and Sri Lanka was disrupted by rain

D

None of these

Q27

In each of the following questions, choose from the given words below the two sentences, that word which has the same the same meaning and can be used in the same context as the part given in italics in both the sentences. 

I. The government decided to start a new series of lectures called the 'Honour Lecture Series'

II. The decision to set up a new University in that town was welcomed by the people.

Double Synonyms
A

manage

B

organise

C

institute

D

build

Q28

Find which of the given alternatives is either a synonym or antonym of the word given below.

Vehemently

Vocabulary Test
A

Openly

B

Widely

C

Abruptly

D

Forcefully

Passage

Q29

Statements : No bat is ball. No ball is wicket.

Conclusions : I. No bat is wicket  II. All wickets are bats.

Logic
Q30

Statement : Should individuals/institutes having treasures of national significance like Nobel Prizes, hand them over to the Central Government for the safe custody?

Arguments :

I. Yes. The individuals or institutions do not have enough resources to protect them.

II. No. These are the property of the individuals/institutions who win them and should be in their custody.

Arguments
A
if only argument I is strong
B
if only argument II is strong
C
if either I or II is strong
D
if neither I nor II is strong
E
if both I and II are strong

Passage

Q31

Statement : Poverty is increasing because the people, who are deciding how to tackle it, know absolutely nothing about the poor.

Courses action :

I. The decision makers should go to the grass root levels.

II. The decision makers should come from the power sections of the society.

III. A new set of decision makers should replace the existing one.

Courses of Action
A

I

B

II

C

I and III

D

All follow.

Q32

Statement : Vegetable prices are soaring in the market.

Conclusions :

I. Vegetables are becoming a rare commodity.

II. People cannot eat vegetables.

Level 1 Conclusions
A
if only conclusion I follows
B
if only conclusion II follows
C
if either I or II follows
D
if neither I nor II follows
E
if both I and II follow

Passage

Q33

I. The university authority has decided to conduct all terminal examinations in March/April every year to enable them to declare results in time.

II. There has been considerable delay in declaring results in the past due to shortage of teachers evaluating the answer sheets of the examination conducted by the university.

Cause and Effect Reasoning
A
If Statement I is cause and statement II is its effect
B
If Statement II is cause and statement I is its effect
C
If both the statements I and II are independent causes
D
If both the statements I and II are effects of independent cause
E
If both the statement I and II are effects of some common cause
Q34

In a certain code, CERTAIN is written as XVIGZRM and SEQUENCE is written as HVJFVMXY, how will MUNDANE be written in that code?

Level 1 Coding Decoding
A

NFMWZMX

B

NFMWZMV

C

NFMXZMV

D

None of these

Passage

Q35

How many male members are there in the group?

Level 2 Blood Relations
A

one

B

two

C

three

D

four

Q36

A,P,R,X,S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre, and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. Then who is sitting on the right of P?

Level 2 Puzzle Test
A

A

B

S

C

X

D

Z

Q37

The number of letters missed is not uniform

Alphabet Test
A

BFJNRV

B

DGJMPS

C

MORTXY

D

PRTVXZ

E

none of these

Passage

Q38

If the numbers immediately preceding the symbols are attached the value double their numerical value, then what will be the sum of the values of all such numbers?

Alpha - Numeric Sequence Puzzle
A

22

B

26

C

36

D

38

E

 none of these

Q39

A newspaper always has

Verification of Truth of the statement
A

Advertisement

B

News

C

Editor

D

Paper

E

Date

Q40

There has been a recent death in your family, and you are still grieving. However, your quarterly appraisal is round the corner, and for this you have to catch up with a lot of work. What would you do?

Situation Reaction Test
A

Take the help of your organisation counselor to get overcome your emotions

B

Ignore the appraisal and continue grieving since the appraisal happens every three months, you feel you can make up the next time.

C

You will just try your best to wriggle out of the situation by asking your superior to just postpone the appraisal for you this time.

D

You will get back to the work immediately

Q41

Assertion (A) : India has a tropical monsoon type climate.

Reason (R) : India is located exactly between the tropical latitudes.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false

Passage

Q42

What will be the pass code for the batch at 3.00 p.m. if input is 'four of the following five from a group'?

Sequential Output Tracing
A

a five following form four group the of

B

a five following form group the of four

C

a five following form four of the group

D

a five following form four group of the 

Q43

Kunal walks 10 km towards North. From there, he walks 6 kms towards South. Then, he walks 3 kms towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point?

Level 3 Direction Sense Test
A

5 kilometers West

B

5 kilometres North-east

C

7 Kilometres East

D

7 kilometres West

Passage

Q44

1. Atomic age

2. metallic Age

3. Stone Age

4. Alloy Age

Logical Sequence of Words
A

1,3,4,2

B

2,3,1,4

C

3,2,4,1

D

4,3,2,1

Passage

Q45

Who among the following is in white T-shirt?

Level 3 Puzzle Test
A

A

B

B

C

C

D

E

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