# Virtusa Logical reasoning paper 2014

Posted on :05-03-2016
The different sections in the paper are:

Aptitude - 30 questions
Reasoning - 20 questions
General English - 20 questions
Technical - 40 questions

The first section that is the aptitude tests arithmetical aptitude of the person. It includes questions like:

1. AGE

Eighteen years ago, a father was three times as old as his son. Now the father is only twice as old as his son. Then the sum of the present ages of the son and the father is

A. 54.
B. 72
C. 105

2. INTEREST

The price of a T.V set worth Rs.20, 000 is to be paid in 20 installments of Rs. 1000 each. If the rate of interest be 6% per annum, and the first installments be paid at the time of purchase, then the value of the last installments covering the interest as well will be

A. Rs.1050
B. Rs.2050
C. Rs.3000

3. AVERAGE

A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th inning and thus increases his averages by 3.Find his average after 17th inning?

A. 19
B. 29
D. 49

4. TRAINS

A train 100 m long is running at the speed of 30 km/hr. Find the time taken by it to pass a man standing near the railway line.

A. 10 sec.
C. 14 sec.
D. 16 sec.

5. HEIGHTS AND DISTANCES

The angle of elevation of the sun, when the length of the shadow of a tree is v3 times the height of the tree is

B. 45°
C. 60°
D. 90°

6. PARTENERSHIP

Aman started a business investing Rs.70,000. Rakhi joined him after six months with an amount of Rs. 1, 05,000 and Sagar joined them with Rs.1.4 lakhs after another six months. The amount of profit earned should be distributed in what ratio among Aman, Rakhi and Sagar respectively, 3 years after Aman started the business?

A. 7: 6: 10
B. 12: 15: 16 (Correct Answer)
C. 42: 45: 56
D. cannot be determined

The next section on ANALYTICAL AND LOGICAL Reasoning checks the mental ability of the examinee. It includes questions on:

1. BLOOD RELATIONS

A is father of C and D is son of B. E is brother of A. If C is sister of D, how is B related to E?

B. Brother-in-law
C. Husband
D. Sister-in-law

2. CODING DECODING

In a code, CORNER is written as GSVRIV. How can CENTRAL be written in that code?

A. DFOUSBM
C. GNFJKER
D. None of these

3. SERIES COMPLETION

4. PROBLEMS ON WORD ARRANGEMENT

5. PROBLEMS ON SEATING ARRANGEMENT

The next section on English Grammar checks your vocabulary, grammar and comprehensive skills. It has direct questions like:

1. SYNONYMS/ANTONYMS
2. PASSAGE BASED QUESTIONS
3. SENTENCE COMPLETION

Next comes the Technical section which tests your skill on various computer languages including

â€¢ C
â€¢ C++
â€¢ Java
â€¢ DBMS
â€¢ OS

The last section is perhaps the simplest one. Reading ability tests your ability to register the written material, comprehend, recall, reason and answer. The key to this is presence of mind and a good memory.

Following the written paper, the selected candidates sit for a group discussion. Groups of 8-10 candidates are formed and recent topics like brain drain, effect of movies on youth, terrorism, attack on women etc. are discussed. Each discussion lasts for 5-10 minutes and ends with elimination of 5-6 candidates.

Following the GD is the HR interview. This is the one with the major nervousness. The key to crack it is a cool mind and a confident look.

The interview begins with enquiry about your recent undertakings and mainly focuses on your areas of expertise. It aims at understanding the candidates stress handing capacity, presence of mind, personality and communication skills.

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