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**Ciena Placement Papers - Interview Questions:**

**Ciena Placement Papers - Interview Questions:**

**Question 1**

Find the odd man out of the group in the following questions: A. fish B. cow C. sheep D. man

Find the odd man out of the group in the following questions: A. fish B. cow C. sheep D. man

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. D

**Question 2**

A. steel B. bronze C. iron D. wood

A. steel B. bronze C. iron D. wood

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. D

**Question 3**

A.apple:jam B. leamon:citrus C.orange:squash D. tomato:pury

A.apple:jam B. leamon:citrus C.orange:squash D. tomato:pury

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

In all other pairs ,second one is the form in which the first is preserved.

**Question 4**

A. Farmer:plough B. butcher:chopper C. author: book D. jockey:tack

A. Farmer:plough B. butcher:chopper C. author: book D. jockey:tack

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. C

Explanation:

In all other pairs ,second on is the tool used by first one

**Question 5**

A. cow:calf B. dog: bitch C. lion:cub D. tortoise:turtle E. insect:larva

A. cow:calf B. dog: bitch C. lion:cub D. tortoise:turtle E. insect:larva

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

E. E

Ans. B

Explanation:

In all other pairs second onis young of the first

Question 6

A .Cow:fodder B. crow:carrion C. poultry:farm D. vulture:prey

Question 6

A .Cow:fodder B. crow:carrion C. poultry:farm D. vulture:prey

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. C

Explanation:

In all other pairs ,second is the food over which the first feeds.

**Question 7**

A.fish:pisciculture B. birds:horticulture C. bees:apiculture D. slikworm:sericulture

A.fish:pisciculture B. birds:horticulture C. bees:apiculture D. slikworm:sericulture

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

In all other pairs ,second one the name given to the artifical rearing of the first.

**Question 8**

Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.

1. Key 2. Door 3. Lock 4. Room 5. Switch on

Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.

1. Key 2. Door 3. Lock 4. Room 5. Switch on

A. 5, 1, 2, 4, 3

B. 4, 2, 1, 5, 3

C. 1, 3, 2, 4, 5

D. 1, 2, 3, 5, 4

Ans. C

Explanation:

The correct order is : Key Lock Door Room Switch on 1 3 2 4 5

**Question 9**

1. Word 2. Paragraph 3. Sentence 4. Letters 5. Phrase

1. Word 2. Paragraph 3. Sentence 4. Letters 5. Phrase

A. 4, 1, 5, 2, 3

B. 4, 1, 3, 5, 2

C. 4, 2, 5, 1, 3

D. 4, 1, 5, 3, 2

Ans. D

Explanation:

The correct order is : Letters Word Phrase Sentence Paragraph 4 1 5 3 2

**Question 10**

1. Police 2. Punishment 3. Crime 4. Judge 5. Judgement

1. Police 2. Punishment 3. Crime 4. Judge 5. Judgement

A. 1, 2, 4, 3, 5

B. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

C. 3, 1, 4, 5, 2

D. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

Ans. C

Explanation:

Crime Police Judge Judgement Punishment 3 1 4 5 2

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Question 11

Find the grammatical error in the following sentence: Sixty miles / area / good distance / No error. A B C D

Question 11

Find the grammatical error in the following sentence: Sixty miles / area / good distance / No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. D

**Question 12**

They have been / very close friends / until they quarrelled / No error.

A B C D

They have been / very close friends / until they quarrelled / No error.

A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. A

Explanation:

'They had been'

**Question 13**

Two-thirds of the book / were / rubbish / No error. A B C D

Two-thirds of the book / were / rubbish / No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

was

**Question 14**

The conductor asked the passenger / why hadn't he purchased a ticket / in advance to board the bus / No error. A B C D

The conductor asked the passenger / why hadn't he purchased a ticket / in advance to board the bus / No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. C

Explanation:

in advance before boarding the bus

**Question 15**

No sooner did I open the door / when the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in / making us shiver from head to foot / No sooner.

A B C D

No sooner did I open the door / when the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in / making us shiver from head to foot / No sooner.

A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

than the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in

**Question 16**

When the dentist came in / my tooth was stopped aching / out of fear that I might lose my tooth/ No error. A B C D

When the dentist came in / my tooth was stopped aching / out of fear that I might lose my tooth/ No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

my tooth stopped aching

**Question 17**

You must / remember me / to post this letter / No error. A B C D

You must / remember me / to post this letter / No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

remined me

**Question 18**

If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact / with the best that has been thought and said in this world / he will become simple and unselfish . A

If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact / with the best that has been thought and said in this world / he will become simple and unselfish . A

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. NO ERROR

Ans. A

Explanation:

If a man diligently seeks to come into contact

**Question 19**

It is the duty of every citizen to do his utmost / to defend the hardly-won / freedom of the country / No error. A B C D

It is the duty of every citizen to do his utmost / to defend the hardly-won / freedom of the country / No error. A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. B

Explanation:

to defend the hard-won

**Question 20**

The serial which appeared quite interesting initially / turned out to be boring / in its latter parts / No error.

A B C D

The serial which appeared quite interesting initially / turned out to be boring / in its latter parts / No error.

A B C D

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

Ans. C

Explanation:

towards the end

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**Question 21**

A fast typist can type some matter in 2 hours and a slow typist can type the same in 3 hours. If both type jointly, in how much time will they finish ?

A fast typist can type some matter in 2 hours and a slow typist can type the same in 3 hours. If both type jointly, in how much time will they finish ?

A. 1 hour

B. 1 hour 12 min

C. 1 hour 15 min

D. None of these

Ans. B

Explanation:

The fast typist's work done in 1 hr = 1/2 The slow typist's work done in 1 hr = 1/3 If they work jointly, work done in 1 hr = 1/2+1/3 = 5/6 So, the work will be completed in 6/5 hours. i.e., 1+1/5 hours = 1hr 12 min

**Question 22**

Today is 4.11.09. Keeping that figure 41109 in mind, i have arrived at the following sequence: 2, 1, 9, 5, _ Which of the following four numbers can fill the dash?

Today is 4.11.09. Keeping that figure 41109 in mind, i have arrived at the following sequence: 2, 1, 9, 5, _ Which of the following four numbers can fill the dash?

A. 7

B. 56

C. 4563

D. 262145

Ans. D

Explanation:

14 + 1 = 2 11 + 0 = 1 01 + 9 = 9 90 + 4 = 5 So next is 49 + 1 = 262145

**Question 23**

If one-seventh of a number exceeds its eleventh part by 100 then the number is

If one-seventh of a number exceeds its eleventh part by 100 then the number is

A. 770

B. 1100

C. 1825

D. 1925

Ans. D

Explanation:

Let the number be x. Then X/7 - x/11 =100 11x-7x = 7700 x=1925.

**Question 24**

The ratio of Rita's age to her mother's age is 3:8. The difference of their ages is 35 years. The ratio of their ages after 4 years will be:

The ratio of Rita's age to her mother's age is 3:8. The difference of their ages is 35 years. The ratio of their ages after 4 years will be:

A. 7:12

B. 5:12

C. 38:43

D. 42:47

Ans. B

Explanation:

Let their ages be 3x and 8x 8x - 3x =35 x =7 Their present ages are 21 and 56 years. Ratio of their ages after 4 years are 25:60 = 5:12

**Question 25**

If 1.5x=0.04y then the value of (y-x)/(y+x) is

If 1.5x=0.04y then the value of (y-x)/(y+x) is

A. 730/77

B. 73/77

C. 7.3/77

D. None of these

Ans. B

25 Explanation:

x /y = 0.04/1.5 = 2/75 So (y-x)/(y+x) = (1 - x/y)/(1 + x/y) = (1 - 2/75)/ (1 + 2/75) = 73/77.

**Question 26**

A man can row 5 kmph in still water. If the river is running at 1kmph, it takes him 75 minutes to row to a place and back. How far is the place ?

A man can row 5 kmph in still water. If the river is running at 1kmph, it takes him 75 minutes to row to a place and back. How far is the place ?

A. 3km

B. 2.5 km

C. 4 km

D. 5 km

Ans. A

Explanation:

Speed downstream = (5+1)km/hr = 6 km/hr Speed upstream = (5-1)km/hr = 4 km/hr Let the required distance be x km x/6 + x/4 = 75/60 2x+3x = 15 x = 3km

**Question 27**

729 ml of a mixture contains milk and water in ratio 7:2. How much of the water is to be added to get a new mixture containing half milk and half water?

729 ml of a mixture contains milk and water in ratio 7:2. How much of the water is to be added to get a new mixture containing half milk and half water?

A. 79 ml

B. 81 ml

C. 72 ml

D. 91 ml

Ans. B

Explanation:

Milk = (729 *(7/9)) = 567 Water = (729-567)= 162ml Let water to be added be x ml 567/(162+x) = 7/3 1701 = 1134 + 7x x = 81ml

**Question 28**

If log 0.317=0.3332 and log 0.318=0.3364 then find log 0.319 ?

If log 0.317=0.3332 and log 0.318=0.3364 then find log 0.319 ?

A. 0.3396

B. 0.3369

C. 0.3368

D. 0.3338

Ans. A

Explanation:

log 0.317=0.3332 and log 0.318=0.3364, then log 0.319=log0.318+(log(0.318-0.317)) = 0.3396

**Question 29**

If Thursday was the day after the day before yesterday five days ago, what is the least number of days ago when Sunday was three days before the day after tomorrow ?

If Thursday was the day after the day before yesterday five days ago, what is the least number of days ago when Sunday was three days before the day after tomorrow ?

A. Two days ago

B. Three days ago

C. Four days ago

D. Five days ago

Ans. A

Explanation:

"the day after the day before yesterday" = yesterday So, "Thursday was the day after the day before yesterday five days ago" Implies, Five days ago.."Thursday = yesterday" So, Five days ago, "Today = Friday" five days ago, it was Friday today is Wednesday! "three days before the day after tomorrow" = yesterday So, 'x' days ago.."Sunday = yesterday" x days ago, "Today = Monday" x days ago, it was Monday Given that today is Wednesday, x = 2 Hence, option 1

**Question 30**

A tap can fill the tank in 15 minutes and another can empty it in 8 minutes. If the tank is already half full and both the taps are opened together, the tank will be:

A tap can fill the tank in 15 minutes and another can empty it in 8 minutes. If the tank is already half full and both the taps are opened together, the tank will be:

A. filled in 12 min

B. emptied in 12 min

C. filled in 8 min

D. emptied in 8 min

Ans. D

Explanation:

Rate of waste pipe being more the tank will be emptied when both taps are opened. Net emptying work done in 1min =(1/8 -1/16)= 1/16 So full tank will be emptied in 16 min Half tank will be emptied in 8 minutes.

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__Ciena Placement Paper Syllabus:__

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__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

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__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

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__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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