Convergys Placement Paper (Aptitude, C C++ & VB)


Aptitude :


1) All the children were arranged in rows. all the rows containing equal no. of students. if 4 students were removed from each row 10 more rows had to be added. if 5 students were added in each row no. of rows were reduced by 8.find the no. of children. the choices were like this





Ans) 800


2) 2/3 of people read newspaper A , 3/4 read newspaper B.if 38 read both and 8 didn't read any of the many read A?


ans) 48


3) There are 5 questions based on a murder story.the questions concentrate on the seating arrangements of people mentioned.


4) A plane goes from Chicago to Columbus and then comes back. It takes the same time to travel in either ways. It leave Chicago early in the morning 0644 LOCAL TIME and reaches the destination Columbus at 0849 LOCAL TIME. In the same evening it leave Columbus at 1625 hrs LOCAL TIME and reaches the destination at 1638 LOCAL TIME. Find the time that the plane takes to travel either way?


Ans: 69 mins


5) There is a 14 digit credit card number in which every 3 consecutive digits add to 20. Here is a part of it.. Find the value of 'x'?


_ _ _ 9 _ _ _ x _ _ _ 7 _ _


Ans : 4


6) Ram gets 148 marks for 20 questions. +10 for correct. -3 for wrong. How many correct answers?


Ans : 16


7) Ganesh and Shankar travel abroad and take more luggage than the airlines allow. They have to pay extra money for it. They carry 52 kgs together and pay $60 and $100 respectively. Now, if the same luggage was carried by only Ganesh it would cost him $340. If the airlines charges only at one rate for extra luggage what is the maximum luggage that a person can carry without paying extra?


Ans : 18 kgs


8) There are 6 consecutive numbers P, Q, R, S, T, U, not necessarily in that order. Given that, Q is 2 less that P, P is 3 less that T and R is 2 less than S, arrange them in an ascending order.




9) Number of digits with a 2 in them between 100 and 400?


Ans : 138


10) Bactria double every 3 mins. It is N in 1 hour, when was it N/4?


Ans : 54 minutes.


11) One day the Finance minister decides that the country should have only 33 paise and 56 paise.If there are two traders having enough change in the two denominations, what is the minimum amount for which they can transact?


Choices :1,2,3,6


Ans: 3


12) Out of the following numbers which is the greatest number when 7 times that number is < 100


1) 12 2) 13 3) 15 4) 14


Ans : 14


13)There is 31 days in the month of January. If there is 4 Sundays and 4 Thursdays exactly.what day is the first day of the month?







ans: a) Monday. Please cross check the answer


14)there are 5 tyres including a spare number of Kms to be covered is 10000 and each tyre should run may Kms does each tyre run?


I don't remember the order of the choices but the figures were like this





Ans: 8000.


15)a question with the same logic as question 6.I don't remember the question


16)8 persons A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H are sitting in a round dining table.some arrangement was given and position of H was asked.I don't remember the question exactly.


Ans)I guess it is between A and F.refer RS Agarwal seating puzzles.It's very easy


Language : C/C++


1) which of the following is the correct declaration of a function pointer


2) how will u retrieve the value stored in pointer variable a






Ans : a


3) How to pass two arguments to a function prompted to by function pointer

a) g -> (1,2) b)*g(1,2) c)(*g)(1,2) d)g(1,2)


Ans: c) (*g)(1,2)



4) Encapsulation


a)Aggregation of member objects

b)Aggregation of member functions

c)Used to incorporate data hiding


Ans: c)


5) Float_ptr = new float[100]

In order to deallocate this memory use


a)delete float_ptr

b)delete [] float_ptr

c)delete float_ptr [100]

d)delete float_ptr []




6) i = 12

int *p = &I;

print ("%d %d", p/p,*p**p)



a) 1144

b) 144144

c) O/p Error

d) Junk




7) What is Virtual member function?


8) Cin, Cout are







Ans: objects


9) cout << ( cout << "Hello" )<< "World"


Ans: HelloWorld



10) i=0;

a = 1;

b = 4;

swap(int a, int b)


int temp;

temp = a;

a = b;

b = a;

i = 1;




a)4 0 0

b)0 4 1

c)1 4 1



The questions is similar to this but am sure of the answer it is


Ans: 4 0 0


11)difference between member function and a constructor?

Ans: constructor cannot return value.


12)class B is the subclass of class A.which of the following describes the relationship?

a)… a……

b)….has a…..

c)…..implemented as……


ans : I guess … a…. (Im not sure)



Language : VB


1) How will u keep the exisiting values of a array when enlarging it


Ans : Using Redim Preserve


2) for i = 0 to 5

a[i] = i

print a[i]

next i


how would it get printed in the form?
















Ans : guess the choice is 2


Note : the question is some what similar to this, have a look at how print stmt's result

would be


3) Resume used in conjunction with

a)On Error b)Error c)Error GOTO


Ans:On Error


4) Creating a new object using

a)New b) New, Create Object

c)New, Create Object, Set

d) New, CreateObject, Set Get Object


Ans: a) New


5) DIM x, y, z as Integer


Ans: X, Y variants, Z - Integer


6) Dim Counter;

For Counter = True to False

Print Counter


Output :

a)Error msg b) True False c) -1 0 d) True


Ans: c) -1 0


7) Form load

textbox.text = "Hello"

on form load what all events will take place

a) Initialise b) Initialise, load c) Initialise, load, activate

d) Initialise, load, activate, validate


Ans: (c)


8) Connection object, command objection. How can u

associate both?


a)Set command object.activeconnection = connectionobject


9)some code segment was given (I don't remember that) but the question was about this statement.

Print A A (A is a variable)

How VB will react?


10) var1 is declared as global variable.proc1( ) and proc( ) have local variables.when a call is made from proc1( ) to proc ( ) which are the variables will be displayed in locals window?


11)how do u unregister a COM from registry?

Ans) I think the third option .the answer will start with regsvr32 /u …..


12)what will happen when Require Variable Declaration option is checked?

a) existing undeclared variables are converted to variant by VB

b) this comes into effect for the new code segment


13)A global module called global. as is creates. which part of the program can access this module? The options were clear about the scope of the global. as module and the application which access it




Convergys Placement Paper at KIET Ghaziabad




The paper consisted of 5 sections:



1.English - 20 questions (20 minutes)

A paragraph was given with 20 blanks. These had to be filled from options. Various options were  confusing as more than 1 fit the blank. But the paper was average.



2. Aptitude and Logical Reasoning - 45 questions (45 minutes)

10 questions from venn diagrams .(not from venn diag of RS (verbal&non-verbal). It was simple and similar to venn diag we have studied in class-11.



5 Q on cube colouring

5 Q of the type:if 1is represented by $ and 0 by * then answer some mathematical equations. simple and include concepts about binary numbers

Some questions on data sufficiency(tricky)

Question on blood relation(easy)

Questions from time-work-distance, mixture allegations, pipes cisterns.

ques on series 1,3,3,9,27,243,?.(ans:243*27)

a question on puzzle(verbal, nonverbal - rs aggarwal)



3. Unix OS - 10 questions (10 minutes)

Finding output.



4. RDBMS - 10 questions(10 minutes)

Normalization, starting chapters of korth or navathe.

One output for sql querry.



5. C++ Section - 15 questions (20 minutes)

Outputs. Prepare classes and pointers in a class well. This section was tough.


Separate question paper for each section was provided. However question paper for each section was taken back after the stipulated time.


This company has  very little requirements of trainees. Out of 1700 students, 46 students were selected for the interview.I got selected.

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