AMCAT Sample Questions
English

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

And even distinguish the sizes

And they were even distinguishing the sizes

And he could even distinguishing the sizes

And even distinguishing the sizes


The glass lay ____________ on the table

Not touched

Untouched

Untouching

Not touch


____________ the shirt was washed thrice, still he refused to wear it

Though

Because

However

Since

While


(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

A

B

C

No Error


(A) All the guests on the (B) boat got frightened (C) when they heard the alarm. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error

A

B

C

No Error


(A) Guilt and self pleasure are (B) two most strong drivers (C) of any human act. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error

A

B

C

No Error


She has lived in Chennai since she was eight. Select the correct alternative for Bolded Word

Lived

Has been living

Had stayed

Is living


(A) These decision provides (B) firm ground for all players in (C) the equality rights arena. Which part of the sentence having grammatical error

A

B

C

No Error


HINDER – Synonym

Hold Back

Motivate

Accomplish

Push


The election verdict was quite surprising as the ruling party was reelected for the first time in fifty years. What is the best alternative for bolded word

Judgment

Decision

Order

Chaos


I’LL be with you in one quarter of an hour. What is the best alternative for bolded word

A quarter of hour

A quarter of an hour

A quarter of one hour

No Change


CELLAR – Synonym

Loft

Attic

Basement

Roof


He has a propensity for getting into debt – Synonym for bolded word

Natural tendency

Aptitude

Characteristic

Quality


IGNITE – Opposite

Extinguish

Wet

Soak

Drench


ADVENT – Opposite

End

Dawn

Emergence

Flexible

Adamant


SEMBLANCE – Opposite

Resemblance

Pretense

Appearance

Aura

Dissimilarity


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

PQRS

PRQS

SRPQ

PQSR
Quantitative Ability

Log (10x) is equal to

1+log x

Log x

Log 10 x logx

1 – logx


The Value of log864 – log644096 is

1

0

1

2


What is the value of (52 x 104) / (25 x 56)

0

2

5

10


Simplify (1443/2)1/6

2√3

6

3 √2

4


Find the reminder when 2 11 is divided by 5

0

1

2

3


In a farm, 5o hens give 200 eggs in two days. In how many days will 20 hens give 400 eggs?

15

10

5

8


Which number is divisible by 24?

2952

2958

2964

2970


Log 16 64 – log 64 16 is equal to

2/3

5/6

3/2

6/5


What is X if 8 – 1 * X = (4) 1?

2

1

2

1


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?

3

5

15

20


Product of two numbers is 9, 152 and their HCF is 8. What is the LCM of the numbers?

9,152

1,144

73,216

2,344


A rectangle’s length is four times its breadth. It has an area of 2500 square yards. What is the length of the rectangle?

25 yards

100 yards

625 yards

5 yards


Which of the two is greater: 22/7 or 138/43?

22/7 is greater

138/43 is greater

Both are equal

Cannot be determined


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?

84

504

181440

362880


Arrange 2/15, 18/29, 7/18, 10/87 in ascending order

7/18, 2/15, 10/87, 18/29

2/15, 7/18, 10/87, 18/29

10/87, 18/29, 2/15, 7/18

10/87, 2/15, 7/18, 18/29


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

Rs. 102

Rs. 176.90

Rs. 61

Rs. 183

None of the above


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

3.27 % loss

3.27% gain

No profit, No loss

8.875% loss

8.875% gain


The large measuring cylinder that can accurately fill 3 tanks of capacity 98, 182 and 266 liters each, is of capacity

2 liters

7 liters

14 liters

98 liters


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?

4/7

8/49

7/8

15/49


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?

7

7 22/29

8

8 21 / 29


If we permute 8 letters of the word ‘COMPUTER’ in 8! ways, how many permuted words have ‘p’ and ‘e’ next to each other?

720

5040

10080

40320


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.

3/52

3 4 C1 / 52 C3

4 C1 / 52 C3

(4 C1) 3 / 52 C3


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?

1440

1956

720

None


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 Km / Hr

6 Km / Hr

4 Km / Hr

3 Km / Hr


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?

2

6

3

4

Computer Programming

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?

Class: Animal; objects: dog, lion and zebra; data members: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal

Class: Animal; objects: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal; data members: dog, lion and zebra

Classes: dog, lion and zebra Animal; objects: Animal; data members: isHerbivorus, colour and isNocturnal

None of the above


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?

40

8

70

30


_______________ returns a value unlike _______________

Procedure, Subroutine

Procedure, Function

Function, Method

Function, Procedure


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(n2))
}
For a function call sum(30), how many times will the function sum be called to compute the sum?

1

30

15

16

To find the largest number in a given list of 20 numbers, which of the following options is an efficient approach?

Use bubble sort to sort the list in descending order and then print the first numbers of the series

Use selection sort to sort the list in descending order and then print the first numbers of the series

Implement one iteration of selection sort for descending order and print the first numbers of the series

None of the above


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?

Statement 1

Statement 2

Statement 3

Statement 4

No Error

Function sum (n)
{
If (??)
return 1
else
return (n+sum(n1))
end
}
Fill ?? in the code

n equals 1

n equals 2

n >= 1

n > 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?

Use of loops

Use of functions

Use of arrays

Use of classes


A full binary tree with n leaves contains

2n+1 nodes

Log2 n nodes

2n1 nodes

2n nodes


What will be the output of following pseudo code
Integer a =984, b=10
Float c
c = a/b
Print c

984

98.4

98.0

Error


Which of the following data structures may give overflow error, even though the current number of elements in it is less than its size?

Queue implemented in a liner array

Queue implemented in a circularly connected array

Stack implemented in a linear array

None of the above


A data type is stored as a 6 bit signed integer. Which of the following options cannot be represented by this data type?

12

0

32

18


Possible codes for the following expression
a – b + c / (a – b) + (a – b) 2
Code A: print (ab) + c/(ab) + (ab)*(ab)
Code B: d = ab
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?

Code A uses less memory and is slower than code B

Code A uses less memory and is faster than code B

Code A uses more memory and is faster than code B

Code A uses more memory and is slower than code B

A full binary tree with n non – leaf nodes contains

(log n) nodes

n + 1 nodes

2n+1 nodes

2n nodes


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

Code A will execute faster than Code B

Code B will execute faster than code A

Code A is logically incorrect

Code B is logically incorrect

The average time required to perform successful sequential search for an element in an array A(1 : n) is given by

(n+1)/2

Log2n

n(n+1)/2

n2


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

A[X]+1

A[X]+2

A[X+2X]

All the above


A program is written to add two upper triangular 10X10 matrices (elements on diagonal retained). How many total additions will this program make?

100

55

25

10


Which of the following is not true about tagged union?

It is known as variant

Only one data type is used at a time

It holds values of variable sized different data types

The tag field determines which data type is being currently used


Which of the following sorting algorithms yield approximately the same worst – case and average –case running time behavior in 0(n log n)?

Bubble Sort and Selection Sort

Heap Sort and Merge Sort

Quick Sort and Radix Sort

Tree Sort and Medianof3 Quick Sort


What is the term given to the feature of a programming language that is designed to handle the run time errors of a program?

Exception Handling

Error Handling

Debugging

Dynamic Error Handling


What is the maximum number of edges in an nvertex undirected graph?

n*(n1)/2

n*(n+1)/2

n*n

2*n


A derived class may inherit from the base class which of the following

Data Members

Member Functions

Constructor and Destructors

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?

Statement 1

Statement 2

Statement 3

None of the above
Logical Ability

985, 874, 763, ?

641

542

722

652


If STUMP is coded as PQRJM, then PITCH is coded as

MFQZE

QJUDI

MEQAE

RKVEK


Problem: What is the amount of Cement exported from China?
Statements:

China’s export to America is 65,000 tones and this is 8% of the total cement exports

China’s total export tonnage of cement is 15% of the total of 1 million tones

Statement 1 alone is sufficient in answering the problem

Statement 2 alone is sufficient in answering the problem

Both statements put together are sufficient to answer the problem

Both statements even put together are not sufficient to answer the problem

Either of the statement is sufficient to answer the problem

10, 7, 12, 10, 14,

18

12

13

16


If RESULT is coded as SFTVMU, then EXAM is coded as

FWBO

DYZL

FYBN

DXZL


Pick the odd man out

N3K

T4P

W5S

Q2O


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?

North – East

South – East

North – West

North


8, 12, 24, 60,

120

108

142

100


From the given anagrams Pick the Odd man out

OLIVE

APPLE

LITCHI

EGG


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?

North – East

North

North – West

West


Four professionals A, B, C and D are sitting around a table

A sits opposite to the Cook

B sits right side of the beautician

Teacher is in the left side of and accountant

D sits opposite to C

C is to the right side of the accountant

What are the occupations of A and B

Accountant and Beautician

Accountant and Cook

Accountant and Teacher

Teacher and Cook

What is the Occupation of D

Accountant

Beautician

Teacher

Cook


What is the Occupation of C

Beautician

Teacher

Accountant

Cook


Who is sitting to the left of Beautician

Cook

Accountant

Teacher

None of the above


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?

North – East

South – East

South – West

South


Problem Question: Is B the brother of A?
Statements:

A is Brother of C

C is the sister of B

Statement 1 alone is sufficient to answer the problem

Statement 2 alone is sufficient to answer the problem

Bothe statements put together are sufficient to answer the problem

Both the statements even put together are not sufficient to answer the problem

Either the statements are sufficient to answer the problem