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## HSBC placement Papers

**Questions 1- 3**

Three men (Tom, Peter and Jack) and three women (Eliza, Anne and Karen) are spending a few months at a hillside. They are to stay in a row of nine cottages, each one living in his or her own cottage. There are no others staying in the same row of houses.

(1) Anne, Tom and Jack do not want to stay in any cottage, which is at the end of the row.

(2) Eliza and Anne are unwilling to stay besides any occupied cottage

(3)Karen is next to Peter and Jack.

(4) Between Anne and Jack’s cottage there is just one vacant house.

(5) None of the girls occupy adjacent cottages.

(6) The house occupied by Tom is next to an end cottage.

**Ques 1 )** Which of the above statements can be said to have been derived from two other statements ?

Statement 1

Statement 2

Statement 3

Statement 5

Statement 6

**Ans : D**

**Ques 2 )** How many of them occupy cottages next to a vacant cottage ?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

E. 6

**Ans : C**

**Ques 3 )** Which among these statement(s) are true ?

I.Anne is between Eliza and Jack.

II. At the most four persons can have occupied cottages on either side of them. .

III.Tom stays besides Peter.

D. I only

E.II only

F. I and III only

G II and III only

H I, II and III

**Ans : C**

**Ques 4 )** Three friends divided some bullets equally. After all of them shot 4 bullets the total number of bullets remaining is equal to the bullets each had after division. Find the original number divided.

**Ans:18**

**Ques 5 )** Three men – Sam, Cam and Laurie – are married to Carrie, Billy and Tina, but not necessarily in the same order.Sam’s wife and Billy’s Husband play Carrie and Tina’s husband at bridge. No wife partners her husband and Cam does not play bridge.mWho is married to Cam?

**Ans: Carrie is married to Cam.**

**Ques 6 )** At 6′o a clock ticks 6 times. The time between first and last ticks is 30 seconds. How long does it tick at 12′o.

**Ans: 66 seconds**

**Ques 7 )** If you take a marker & start from a corner on a cube, what is the maximum number of edges you can trace across if you never trace across the same edge twice, never remove the marker from the cube, & never trace anywhere on the cube, except for the corners & edges?

**Ans: 9**

**Ques 8 )** If the radius of a circle is increased by 20% then the area is increased by :44%

A. 120%

B. 144%

C. 40%

D. None of the above

**Ans : A**

**Ques 9 )** If 3/p = 6 and 3/q = 15 then p – q = ?

A. 1/3

B. 2/5

C. 3/10

D. 5/6

E. None of the above

** Ans : C**

**Ques 10 )** If x, y, and z are consecutive negative integers, and if x > y > z, which of the following must be a positive odd integer?

A. xyz

B. (x – y) (y – z)

C. x – yz

D. x(y + z)

E. x + y + z

**Ans : B**

**Ques 11 )** If p and q are integers, such that p<0<=”” be=”” must=”” following=”” the=”” of=”” which=””>

I. 2p<2q

II. p2<q2< font=””></q2<>

III. p+q=0

A. I only

B. II only

C. I and II only

D. I and III only

E. I, II and III

**Ans:A**

**Ques 12 )** A certain street has 1000 buildings. A sign-maker is contracted to number the houses from 1 to 1000. How many zeroes will he need?

**Ans: The sign-maker will need 192 zeroes.**

**Ques 13 )** The volume of a wall, 5 times as high as it is broad and 8 times as long as it is high, is 12.8 cu.metres. Find the breadth of the wall.

** Ans- 40 cm**

**Ques 14 )** Water flows into a tank 200 m x 160 m through a rectangular pipe of 1.5m x 1.25 m @ 20 kmph . In what time (in minutes) will the water rise by 2 metres?

**Ans-96 min**

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