Cadence Placement Papers 2016-2017 - Syllabus and Interview Questions


Cadence Placement Papers

Placement papers of Cadence 2016-2017. Learn and practice the placement papers and interview questions answers of Cadence and find out how much you score before you appear for your next interview and written test.

Candidates should practice the previous papers of Cadence according to the syllabus by managing the time.This will help them to analyze in which area they are weak and have to spend more time to achieve their goal of clearing the written exam and further move to next rounds.

Cadence Placement Papers - Interview Questions:

Question 1
If '245' means—'Art and Talent' in a certain code language, '316' means— 'Callous to Generous', '147' means— 'Callous and Polite' then what is the code used for 'to' ?

A. Only 3
B. Only 1
C. 3 or 6
D. Only 6

Ans. C

Callous - 1 and - 4 so 3 or 6 is used to code 'to'

Question 2
In a certain code language '579' means—'Kanchan is soft-spoken', '694' means—”˜Soft-spoken beautiful pure', '473' means—”˜Ganga is pure', then what is the code used for 'Kanchan' ?

A. 7
B. 5
C. 9
D. cannot be determined

Ans. B

9 -soft spoken , 7- is So, Kanchan is - 5

Question 3
Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
(1)A, B, C, D and E are five friends.
(2)B is elder to E, but not as tall as C.
(3)C is younger to A, and is taller to D and E.
(4)A is taller to D, But younger to E.
(5)D is elder to A but is shorter in the group.
Who among the following is the eldest?

B. C
C. cannot determined

Ans. C

In terms of age, we have : E < B, C < A , A < E, A < D So, we have : C < A < E < B, A < D In terms of height, we have : B < C, D < C, E < C, D < A Either B or D is the eldest.

Question 4
Which of the following pairs of students is elder to D?

D. None of these

Ans. D

It cannot be determined

Question 5
Which of the following statements is correct about B?
1) B is not the tallest
2) B is shorter to E
3)When they are asked to stand in ascending order with respect to their heights, B is in the middle

A. Only (1) is correct
B. Only (1) and (3) are correct
C. All are correct
D. All are incorrect

Ans. A

B is shorter than C. So, B is not the tallest

Question 6
If F, another friend is taller than C, how many of them will be between F and E according to their height?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. none of these

Ans. D

Since no definite order of height can be obtained, so it cannot be determined for sure how many persons lie between F and E.

Question 7
If a selection is to be made among them who would be relatively older and also taller, who among them should be chosen?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

Ans. B

A and C are youngest so they cannot be selected. D is shorter than two persons A and C. B is shorter than C only and is also relatively order. So, B will be selected. E is younger than B

Question 8
In each of the questions  consists of a question and two statements marked I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer

(A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) If the data in statements I alone are not sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(C) If the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) If the data in both statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.

What does 'Ne' stands for in the code language?
I. 'Na Ni Nok Ne' means 'I will tell you' and 'Ni Nok Ne Nam' means 'he will tell you' in that code language.
II. 'Ni Ne Mo Nam' means 'will he call you' and 'Ne Mok Sac Ni' means 'how will you go' in that code language.

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

Anc. D

Question 9
Who amongst P, Q, R, S, T and U is the tallest? I. P is taller that R and T but not as tall as U, who is taller than Q and S. II. R is the third in height in the ascending order and not as tall as U, P and Q, Q being taller than P but not the tallest.

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

Ans. C

Question 10
Who among A, B, C, D, E & F read the book last? I. F, who gave the book to B after reading, was third to read the same. II. C, who read the book after A, was the third person to read the book before it reached E.

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

Ans. D

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Question 11
consist of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, i.e. where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.

A. All software companies employ knowledge workers.
B. Tara Tech employs knowledge workers.
C. Tara Tech is a software company.
D. Some software companies employ knowledge workers.
E. Tara Tech employs only knowledge workers.


Ans. B

Question 12
A. Traffic congestion increases carbon monoxide in the environment.

B. Increase in carbon monoxide is hazardous to health.
C. Traffic congestion is hazardous to health.
D. Some traffic congestion does not cause increased carbon monoxide.
E. Some traffic congestion is not hazardous to health.


Ans. D

Question 13
A team is to be selected from five men A, B, C, D and E and six women L, M, N, O, P and Q where A, B and N are lecturers; C, D, L, M and O are engineers and the rest are doctors. The team should be selected subject to the following conditions:

i.               B cannot go with N or D.

ii.               C and P have to be together.
iii.               A, L and Q have to be together.
iv.               D and L cannot go together.
v.               E and M have to be together.
vi.               C cannot go with M.

If the team consists of one lecturer, two engineers, three doctors and C does not go with P, the members of the team are:


Ans. C

Lectures - A B N Engineers - C D L M O Doctors - E P Q C C cannot go with M & P So the possible combination is AELMPQ

Question 14
If the team consists of one lecturer, three engineers and one male doctor, the members of the team are:


Ans. B

from the option only this combination is possible. E is the only male Doctor and D & L cannot go tother.

Question 15
If the team consists of two male lecturers, two lady engineers and one doctor, the members of the team are:


Ans. A

Male lectures - A B Lady Engineers - L O Doctor - Q

Question 16
If the team consists of two lecturers, two engineers, two doctors and not more than three ladies, the members of the team can be:


Ans. B

Only this option satisfy above conditions

Question 17
If the team consists of one male lecturer, one male engineer, one lady engineer and two doctors, the members of the team are:


Ans. C

Only this option satisfy above conditions

Question 18
In each of the following questions, there is a certain relationship between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : :while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the words of the given pair bear. Choose the correct alternative. Errata : Books : : flaws:?

A. Manuscripts
B. Metals
C. Speech
D. Charter

Ans. B

Question 19
Planet : Orbit : : Projectile : ?

A. Trajectory
B. Track
C. Milky way
D. Path

Ans. A

Question 20
Appraiser : Building : : Critic : ?

A. Book
B. Masterpiece
C. Judge
D. Gold

Ans. A

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Question 21
Find the missing number : 1, 6, 15, ...... 45, 66, 91

A. 35
B. 26
C. 36
D. 28

Ans. D

The pattern is +5, +9, +13, +21, +25 :. Missing number = 15 +13 = 28

Question 22
Find out the wrong term : 56, 72, 90, 110, 132, 150

A. 72
B. 110
C. 150
D. 132

Ans. C

The numbers are 7 * 8, 8 * 9, 9 *10 ..... 12*13 So 150 is wrong and must be replaced by 156

Question 23
Find the missing letters : a b -- a a -- c a a b -- c -- a b b -- c

A. bbcaa
B. bcbca
C. cabac
D. cbbac


The series is abc/aabc/aabbc/aabbcc

Question 24
Directions : In each of the following questions, a statement is given, followed by two conclusions. Give answer

(a) if only conclusion I follows

(b) if only conclusion II follows

(c)  if either I or two follows

(d) if neither I nor II follows

(e) if both I and II follow.

Statement : Modern man influances his destiny by the choice he makes unlike in the past

Conclusions : I. Earlier there were less options available to man.

                     II. There was no desire in the past to influance the destiny.

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D

Ans. A

Clearly, I directly follows from the statement while second cannot be deducted from it.

Question 25
Statement : Smoking is one of those human weaknesses which tend to test the will power of the smoker to the edge. Conclusions : I. It is very difficult for the smokers to give up smoking even if they want to do so. II. Human beings have other weakneses as well

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

Ans. E

The statement mentions that a very strong will power is required to give up smoking and so it is very difficult. So, I follows. Also, it is mentioned that smoking is one of the human weaknesses. this means that there are other human weaknesses as well. So, II also follows.

Question 26
A, B, C, D and E are sitting on a bench. A is sitting next to B, C is sitting next to D, D is not sitting with E who is on the left end of the bench. C is on the second position from the right. A is to the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position A is sitting ?

A. Between B and D
B. Between B and C
C. Between E and D
D. Between C and E

Ans. B

E B A C D Therefore, A is sitting in between B and C.

Question 27
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting round the circle and are facing the centre:
P is second to the right of T who is the neighbour of R and V.
S is not the neighbour of P.
V is the neighbour of U.
Q is not between S and W. W is not between U and S.
Which two of the following are not neighbours ?


Ans. A

Cadence Placement Paper Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

  • Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Time Speed & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Percentage
  • Number Series
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Simplification
  • Number System
  • Heights and Distances
  • Geometry & Mensuration
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logarithms
  • Progressions
  • LCM and HCL
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Partnership
  • Boats and Streams
  • Areas, Volumes

Reasoning Syllabus:

  • Number Series
  • Letter Series
  • Analogies
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogisms
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Cubes & Dice
  • Classification 
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Problem Solving
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Double Lineup
  • Logical Deductions
  • Routes & Networks
  • Grouping & Selections
  • Evaluating Course of Action
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Mathematical and Computer Operations
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Inferences
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Decision Making
  • Symbols and Notations
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical Sequence Of Words
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Verification of Truth of the Statement
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Data Interpretation

Verbal Ability Syllabus:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Tense
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Nouns
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions

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