# Cisco Aptitude Placement Paper

Hi All,

Our batch appeared for a placement test that Cisco organised in our campus last month. 7 students were finally selected. I could not make through it but 2 of my friends got through. Here are some of the quantitative aptitue questions they asked.

An electric motor pump can fill a tank in 4 hours. Because of a leak in the tank, it took 2/9 hours to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how much time would a leak take to empty it?
a) 24 hours b) 28 hours c) 36 hours d) 40 hours

On a scale of a map 0.75 cm represents 6.48 km. If the distance between two points on the map is 74.25 cm, the actual distance between these points is
a) 313 km b) 456 km c) 481.14 km d) 567.89 km

What will be the ratio of simple interest earned by certain principle at similar rate of interest for 9 years and 6 years?
a) 3:2 b) 1:3 c) 3:1 d) 2:3

The sum of the squares of two numbers is 12 and their sum is 15. Find the product of the two numbers?

If the Valentines Day in 2005 falls on Monday, then on which day will the Valentine’s Day fall on 2010?
A) Saturday b) Thursday c) Wednesday d) Sunday

A 140 cm long tape is to be cut into two pieces such that one piece will be 2/5th as long as the other. Calculate the length of the shorter piece.
a) 30 cm b) 20 cm c) 40 cm d) 35 cm