POWERGRID Placement Paper Contributed by Anjana updated on May 2019

                              PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited Placement Paper

Aptitude Questions:

1)There are 40 coins in a bag, consisting of Rs. 5 and Rs. 2 coins. If the total amount is Rs. 140, how many Rs. 2 and Rs. 5 coins are there in the bag? 
(1) 20 each 
(2) 25 and 15 
(3) 30 and 10 
(4) 22 and 18 

2) 6(3 – x)–5 (2x – 4) = 4(3x–) + 14 In the above equation the value of x is: 
(1) 3 
(2) 2 
(3) 1 
(4) ½ 

3)X walked 35 metres towards South, then turned left and walked 25 metres, and again turned left an dwalked for 35 meters. He then turned to his right and walked 20 metres. At what distance and direction from the starting point is X now standing? 
(1) 20m West 
(2) 45m East 
(3) 20m East 
(4) 45m North 

4)The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is twice the sum of its exterior angles. How many sides does the polygon have? 
(1) 8 sides 
(2) 9 sides 
(3) 12 sides 
(4) 6 sides 

5)Sam said to Rita “Your mohter’s husband’s sister is my aunt”. How is Rita related to Sam? 
(1) Daughter 
(2) Niece 
(3) Sister 
(4) Mother 

6)Four years ago, the average age of A and B was 18 years. At present the average age of A, Ba nd C is 24 years. What would be the age of C after 8 years? 
(1) 30 years 
(2) 32 years 
(3) 28 years 
(4) 25 years 

7)Unscramble the letters of words and find odd one out: 
(1) ORNI 
(2) ICAO 
(3) PPREOC 
(4) ZENRBO 

8)Which is the greatest five digit number exactly divisible by 279? 
(1) 99603 
(2) 99882 
(3) 99550 
(4) None of these

9)Oranges are bought at 5 for Rs. 10 and sold at 6 for Rs. 15. The profit or loss as percentage is: 
(1) 50% 
(2) 40% 
(3) 35% 
(4) 25% 

10)The marks obtained by 10 students in Science (out of 50) are 30, 41, 40, 41, 30, 41, 30, 28, 41, 40. The modal mark is: 
(1) 40 
(2) 30 
(3) 41 
(4) 35

11) 6, 18, 24, 9, 27, 33, 11?, ? 
(1) 15, 19 
(2) 22, 27 
(3) 33, 39 
(4) 44, 47 

12)The L.C.M. of two numbers is 12 times their H.C.F.. The sum of the H.C.F. and L.C.M. is 403. If one number is 93, then the other number is: 
(1) 134 
(2) 124 
(3) 128 
(4) 310 

13)The wages of 10 workers for a six-day week is Rs. 1200. What are the one day’s wages of 4 workers? 
(1) Rs. 40 
(2) Rs. 32 
(3) Rs. 80 
(4) Rs. 24 

14)Judge : Justice : Censor: ? 
(1) Freedom 
(2) Morality 
(3) Entertainment 
(4) Halls 

15. What should come in the place of (?) in the given series? ACE, FGH, ?, PON 
(A) KKK 
(B) JKI 
(C) HJH 
(D) IKL 

16. Typist : Typewriter : : Writer: ? 
(A) Script 
(B) Pen 
(C) Paper 
(D) Book 

17. In a certain code ‘CONTRIBUTOR’ is written as ‘RTNOCIROTUB’. How is ‘prohibition’ written in that code? 
(A) NOITIBIHORP 
(B) IHORPBITION 
(C) ITIONBIHOTP 
(D) IHORPBNOITI 

18. If ‘CAT’ and ‘BOAT’ are written as XZG and ‘YLZG’ respectively in a code language how is ‘EGG’ to be written in the same language? 
(A) VSS 
(B) URR 
(C) VTT 
(D) UTF 

19. In a code language SINGER is written as AIBCED then GINGER will be written in the same code as— 
(A) CBIECD 
(B) CIBCED 
(C) CBICED 
(D) CIBECD 

20. If water is called black, black is called tree, tree is called blue, blue is called rain, rain is called pink and pink is called fish in a certain language then what is the colour of sky called in that language? 
(A) Blue 
(B) Fish 
(C) Rain 
(D) Pink 

21. A man walks 3 km northwards and then turns left and goes 2 km. He again turns left and goes 3 km. He turns right and walks straight. In which direction he is walking now? 
(A) East 
(B) West 
(C) North 
(D) South 

22. In an examination Raj got more marks than Moti but not as many as Meena. Meena got more marks than Ganesh and Rupali. Ganesh got less marks than Moti but his marks are not the lowest in the group. Who is second in the descending order of marks? 
(A) Meena 
(B) Rupali 
(C) Raj 
(D) None of these 

23. Pointing to a photograph of a girl, Rajan said “She has no sister or daughter but her mother is the only daughter of my mother.” How is the girl in the photograph related with Rajan’s mother? 
(A) Sister in law 
(B) Grand daughter 
(C) Daughter in law 
(D) None of these 

24. Flight to Mumbai leaves every 5 hours. At the information counter I learnt that the flight took off 25 minutes before. If the time now is 10 : 45 a.m., what is the time for the next flight? 
(A) 2 : 20 a.m. 
(B) 3 : 30 a.m. 
(C) 3 : 55 p.m. 
(D) 3 : 20 p.m.

25. Indra is 7th from the left and Jaya is 5th from the right. When they interchange their position Jaya becomes 19th from the right. What is Indra’s position from the left? 
(A) 21st 
(B) 19th 
(C) 23rd 
(D) 20th

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