Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd Placement Paper Contributed by Anu updated on Jun 2019
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General English:


1.Are you attending ----- reception today
A. a
B. an
C. the
D. no article


2.She wants to become ----- engineer
A. a
B. an
C. the
D. no article


(Qn No:3-5)Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

3. (solve as per the direction given above)
A. We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
B. on the eve of the examination
C. that I found it very easy to work it out.
D. No error.

4.(solve as per the direction given above)
A. An Indian ship
B. laden with merchandise
C. got drowned in the Pacific Ocean.
D. No error.

5.(solve as per the direction given above)
A. I could not put up in a hotel
B. because the boarding and lodging charges
C. were exorbitant.
D. No error.


(Qn No:6-8)Find the correctly spelt words.

6.(solve as per the direction given above)
A. Efficient 
B. Treatmeant
C. Beterment 
D. Employd


7.(solve as per the direction given above)
A. Foreign 
B. Foreine
C. Fariegn 
D. Forein


8.(solve as per the direction given above)
A. Ommineous 
B. Omineous
C. Ominous 
D. Omenous


(Qn No:9-12)In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

9.The workers are hell bent at getting what is due to them.
A. hell bent on getting 
B. hell bent for getting
C. hell bent upon getting 
D. No improvement


10.When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.
A. into crushing 
B. in crushing
C. without crushing 
D. No improvement


11.If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.
A. If the room was brighter 
B. If the room are brighter
C. Had the room been brighter 
D. No improvement


12.his powerful desire brought about his downfall.
A. His intense desire 
B. His desire for power
C. His fatal desire 
D. No improvement


(Qn No:13-15)In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

A. Lean 
B. Gaunt
C. Emaciated 
D. Obese


A. Limited 
B. Small
C. Little 
D. Short


A. Misappropriate 
B. Balance
C. Remunerate 
D. Clear


General Aptitude:


1. A can do a work in 15 days and B in 20 days. If they work on it together for 4 days, then the fraction of the work that is left is :
A. 1/4
B. 1/10
C. 7/15
D. 8/15


2. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 20, 30 and 60 days respectively. In how many days can A do the work if he is assisted by B and C on every third day?
A. 12 days 
B. 15 days
C. 16 days 
D. 18 days


3.The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:
A. 15 
B. 16
C. 18 
D. 25


4.In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
A. 30% 
B. 70%
C. 100% 
D. 250%


5.The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?
A. 4 years 
B. 8 years
C. 10 years 
D. None of these


6.A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was:
A. 14 years 
B. 19 years
C. 33 years 
D. 38 years


7. In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 3.2. What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs?
A. 6.25 
B. 6.5
C. 6.75 
D. 7


8.A grocer has a sale of Rs. 6435, Rs. 6927, Rs. 6855, Rs. 7230 and Rs. 6562 for 5 consecutive months. How much sale must he have in the sixth month so that he gets an average sale of Rs. 6500?
A. Rs. 4991 
B. Rs. 5991
C. Rs. 6001 
D. Rs. 6991


9.A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B is the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and the can is filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A was contained by the can initially?
A. 10 
B. 20
C. 21 
D. 25


10.A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should he mix from each of the containers so as to get 12 litres of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3 : 5?
A. 4 litres, 8 litres 
B. 6 litres, 6 litres
C. 5 litres, 7 litres 
D. 7 litres, 5 litres


11.Find the greatest number that will divide 43, 91 and 183 so as to leave the same remainder in each case.
A. 4 
B. 7
C. 9 
D. 13


12.The H.C.F. of two numbers is 23 and the other two factors of their L.C.M. are 13 and 14. The larger of the two numbers is:
A. 276 
B. 299
C. 322 
D. 345


13. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is:
A. Rs. 650 
B. Rs. 690
C. Rs. 698 
D. Rs. 700


14.Mr. Thomas invested an amount of Rs. 13,900 divided in two different schemes A and B at the simple interest rate of 14% p.a. and 11% p.a. respectively. If the total amount of simple interest earned in 2 years be Rs. 3508, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?
A. Rs. 6400 
B. Rs. 6500
C. Rs. 7200 
D. Rs. 7500
E. None of these


15.How much time will it take for an amount of Rs. 450 to yield Rs. 81 as interest at 4.5% per annum of simple interest?
A. 3.5 years 
B. 4 years
C. 4.5 years 
D. 5 years


Financial Management/Tax:


Q(1).The appropriate objective of an enterprise is;
A.Maximisation of sale
B. Maximisation of owners wealth.
C.Maximisation of profits.
D. None of these.


Q(2). The job of a finance manager is confined to
A.Raising funds
B. Management of cash
C.Raising of funds and their effective utilization.
D. None of these.


Q(3). Financial decision involve;
A.Investment ,financing and dividend decision
B. Investment ,financing and sales decision
C.Financing , dividend and cash decision
D. None of these.


Q(4). Net Profit Ratio Signifies:
A. Operational Profitability
B. Liquidity Position
C. Solvency


Q(5). Working Capital Turnover measures the relationship of Working Capital with:
A.Fixed Assets


Q(6). Dividend Payout Ratio is:
A.PAT Capital
C. Pref. Dividend/PAT
D. Pref. Dividend/Equity Dividend


Q(7). Inventory Turnover measures the relationship of inventory with:
A. Average Sales
B.Cost of Goods Sold
C.Total Purchases
D. Total Assets


Q(8). The term 'EVA' is used for:
A.Extra Value Analysis
B.Economic Value Added
C.Expected Value Analysis
D.Engineering Value Analysis


Q(9). Return on Investment may be improved by:
A.Increasing Turnover
B. Reducing Expenses
C.Increasing Capital Utilization
D.All of the above


Q(10). In Current Ratio, Current Assets are compared with:
A.Current Profit
B.Current Liabilities
C.Fixed Assets
D.Equity Share Capital


Q(11). There is deterioration in the management of working capital of XYZ Ltd. What does it refer to?
A.That the Capital Employed has reduced,
B.That the Profitability has gone up,
C.That debtors collection period has increased
D.That Sales has decreased.


Q(12). Debt to Total Assets Ratio can be improved by:
A.Borrowing More
B.Issue of Debentures
C.Issue of Equity Shares
D.Redemption of Debt.


Q(13). Ratio of Net Income to Number of Equity Shares known as:
A.Price Earnings Ratio
B. Net Profit Ratio,
C.Earnings per Share
D. Dividend per Share.


Q(14). A Current Ratio of Less than One means:
A.Current Liabilities < Current Assets
B.Fixed Assets > Current Assets
C.Current Assets < Current Liabilities
D. Share Capital > Current Assets


Q(15). A firm has Capital of 10,00,000; Sales of 5,00,000; Gross Profit of . 2,00,000 and Expenses of . 1,00,000. What is the Net Profit Ratio?
B. 50%


Q(16). Suppliers and Creditors of a firm are interested in
A.Profitability Position
B.Liquidity Position
C.Market Share Position
D. Debt Position.


Q(17). Which of the following is a measure of Debt Service capacity of a firm?
A.Current Ratio
B.Acid Test Ratio
C. Interest Coverage Ratio
D. Debtors Turnover


Q(18). Gross Profit Ratio for a firm remains same but the Net Profit Ratio is decreasing. The reason for such behavior could be:
A. Increase in Costs of Goods Sold
B.If Increase in Expense
C. Increase in Dividend
D.Decrease in Sales.


Q(19). Which of the following statements is correct?
A. A Higher Receivable Turnover is not desirable,
B. Interest Coverage Ratio depends upon Tax Rate,
C.Increase in Net Profit Ratio means increase in Sales,
D. Lower Debt-Equity Ratio means lower Financial Risk.


Q(20). Debt to Total Assets of a firm is .2. The Debt to Equity boo would be:
A. 0.80
C. 1.00


Q(21). Which of the following helps analysing return to equity Shareholders?
A. Return on Assets
B. Earnings Per Share
C. Net Profit Ratio
D.Return on Investment.

Q(22). In Inventory Turnover calculation, what is taken in the numerator?
A. Sales
B.Cost of Goods Sold
C.Opening Stock
D. Closing Stock.


Q(23). Financial Planning deals with:
A. Preparation of Financial Statements
B.Planning for a Capital Issue
C. Preparing Budgets
D.All of the above


Q(24). Financial planning starts with the preparation of:
A. Master Budget
B. Cash Budget
C. Balance Sheet
D.None of the above.


Q(25). Process of Financial Planning ends with:
A. Preparation of Projected Statements
B. Preparation of Actual Statements
C. Comparison of Actual with Projected
D. Ordering the employees that projected figures m come true.