Tata Consultancy Services Aptitude-General Contributed by Sruthi updated on Nov 2019


CRITICAL REASONING SECTION The critical reasoning section consists of some passages followed by 4 to 7 questions per passage. The questions are such that they require ability to read fast and comprehend. The questions asked in this section have three choices TRUE, FALSE, CAN'T SAY. Some examples of questions are given below. Please note that these passages are not the exact passages asked. The passages used a good deal of difficult words which have been removed in this reproduction. Also the passages appearing in the actual paper are much lengthier.

1.Eight players have to be seated. G, J, L are in the varsity baseball team. H, M, O are both in the varsity baseball team and the football team. K and N are in the varsity baseball team as well as the basketball team. You have to seat them in such a way that two players who play in two teams never sit adjacent to each other. Now answer the following questions: -(There were four questions. I can’t recollect them but once u make the initial arrangement it becomes pretty easy.)

2. You have to make seating arrangements for 8 people. Andy and Goldberg have to leave early so they must be seated next to the door, which is on the right rear end of the table. Cooper and D’ameto are enemies so they have to be seated as far as possible in the table. Edmund and Farley always sit together. Burns always occupies the center position.

Answer the following questions.

1.If Edmund and D’ameto never sit opposite Burns then in how many ways can the arrangement be made? Etc.

3.A person needs to get himself affiliated to the Nambrian Consulate. He must be either a US citizen or a neutralized person. He has to get the certificate from the Nambrian Consulate, which is open only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 to 4 o’clock. For this he also needs to get himself vaccinated from the Alabama Clinic, which is near the consulate and is open on Wednesday till 5 pm. He may also get the vaccination from The Beryl Clinic, which is open on Mondays to Thursdays from 9-12 pm. And on Fridays from 4-5 pm. However it takes one hour to get to the clinic from the Nambrian Consulate. Also he must show a notarized bank account of more than $1000, which can be done from Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.