# Oracle Reasoning Test - 2012

Posted on :25-02-2016
Oracle Placement Paper - 2012:-

Q1. A pipe 98 inches long is cut such that the shorter piece is 5/9th of the longer piece. If the longer piece is further cut in the same proportion, what would be the length of the longer piece resulting from the second cut?

a. 22.5 inches
b. 30.5 inches
c. 36.5 inches
d. 40.5 inches

Q2. Two trains start at the same time from New York and Chicago and proceed towards each other at 42 km/hr & 48 km/hr respectively. When they meet, it is found that one train had traveled 42 km more than the other train. The distance between the two stations is __________.

a. 630 km
b. 750 km
c. 720 km
d. 540 km

Q3. Amy spends 70% of her income on household expenditure, 60% of the remaining on the education of her children and then 40% of the remaining is given to her old mother. Finally, she has US \$576 in her hand. Her salary is __________.

a. US \$6000
b. US \$8000
c. US \$9000
d. US \$10000

Q4. In a ratio equal to 4:9, the antecedent is 36, the consequent is __________.

a. 81
b. 76
c. 16
d. 64

Q5. A train 150 meters long crosses a pole in 7.5 seconds. Another train of the same length crosses a platform, 250 meters long in 40 seconds. What is the difference in the distances covered by the two trains in 2 hours?

a. 72 km
b. 36 km
c. 54 km
d. 18 km

Q6. The present population of a village is 16,000. If it increases at the rate of 5% per year, then what will be the population two years hence?

a. 18,025
b. 16,975
c. 17,640
d. 16,960

Q7. If n is divided by 5, the remainder is 4. If 5 divided by 2n the remainder will be __________.

a. 1
b. 3
c. 4
d. 2

Q8. Multiplying a number by 2 is the same as dividing by __________.

a. 1/4
b. 4
c. 0.5
d. 0.2

Q9. A can do a piece of work in 42 days and B can do the work in 35 days. B works for two days, then A joins him. In how many days in all, is the work completed?

a. 22
b. 18
c. 16
d. 20

Q10. A bag contains 5 red balls and 4 white balls. If two balls are drawn from the bag, then the probability that both the balls are of the same color is__________.

a. 3/18
b. 13/18
c. 4/9
d. 5/9

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