# Somerset county council Interview Questions, Process, and Tips

Ques:- Jack and his wife went to a party where four other married couples were present. Every person shook hands with everyone he or she was not acquainted with. When the handshaking was over, Jack asked everyone, including his own wife, how many hands they shook. To his surprise, Jack got nine different answers. How many hands did Jack's wife shake?

answer can be 1,2,3,4 can’t be determined exact number
just explaining a case:
there are 10 people in the party.
name of people no. of people with they made handshake list of those people(this can vary but showing the possibility)
1 1 9
2 2 8, 9
3 3 7, 8, 9
4 4 6, 7, 8, 9
5 5 6, 7, 8, 9. 10
6 6 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10
7 7 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
8 8 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10
9 9 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10
10 4 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
jack got 9 different answer so jack can be either 4th number or 10th number and jack’s wife know jack very well so she can’t have handshake with jack so if 4th is jack then she can’t be handshake with 6,7,8,9, in this case she can be 1,2,3, 5, 10 and now depending upon which no is jack’s wife she can have hand shake with- 1- 4 people, and if jack is number 10 then she can’t be 5,6,7,8,9 so again depending upon her number she can handshake with people in range of 1-4

Ques:- In a class of 65 students and 4 teachers, each student got sweets that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 40% of the total number of students. How many sweets are there?
A. 104
B. 845
C. 897
D. 949

D

Ques:- In a class , except 18 all are above 50 years. 15 are below 50 years of age. how many people are there
A. 30
B. 33
C. 36
D. none of these.

33

Ques:- The length of rectangle is thrice its breadth and its perimeter is 96 m, find the area of the rectangle?
Ques:- Aboult Self and Career aspirations
Ques:- What do you know about us or our company?
Ques:- The largest natural number by which the product of three consecutive even natural numbers is always divisible by
A. 16
B. 24
C. 48
D. 96

Let three consecutive even numbers be 2n,2n+2,2n+4
product=2n(2n+2)(2n+4)
If n=1,
product =2(4)(6)=48.
So, all the numbers will be divisible by 48 if change n.

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Ques:- Why you join this company?
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Ques:- There is a safe with a 5 digit No. The 4th digit is 4 greater thansecond digit, while 3rd digit is 3 less than 2nd digit. The 1st digit is thrice the last digit. There are 3 pairs whose sum is 11. Find the number
Ques:- 10 camels cost as much as 24 horses, 16 horses cost as much as 4 oxen and 6 oxen as much as 4 elephants. If the cost of 10 elephants is Rs.170000, find the cost of a camel?

10 Camels = 68000

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Ques:- Working Experince
Ques:- Ram was travailing back from his friend house in his old ambassador. He could only travel along at a steady 30 miles per hr and managed a paltry 20 miles per litere of fuel. At the start of the journey he has placed exactly 10 litre of fuel into a tank. He knew though that the fuel tank lost fuel at the rate of half a liter per hhour. As ram arrived home the car stopped because it had run out of a fuel and h only just made it. How far was his friends house from rams. a.200 b.150 3.210 d170

Ans 200
that he will lost 1.5 ltr in an hour
so he will lost that 10 ltr in 10/1.5=6.67hour
distance travelled in 6.67 hour is=30*6.67=200 km

Ques:- If x=y=2z and xyz=256 then what is the value of x?

8

Ques:- My father’s name A.Kasi, he is car driver. My mother’s name K.Lakshmi, she is housewife. I have one elder brother.
Ques:- A clerk multiplied a number by ten when it should have been divided by ten.The ans he got was 100.what should the ans have been?

Let the number be X,
Instead of dividing the number by 10, i.e.,X*10.
he got the result as 100,
so, (X*10)=100
X=100/10
X=10.
BUt he has to divide X by 10,
so, X/10=10/10=1.

Ques:- In a company printing work is done by two machine 5% of the work done by machine A are wasted, and 40% of work done by machine B are wasted. if the 80% of the total work is done by machine A. then what is the total percentage of wastage.

12%

Ques:- Give a brief description of your carrer goals
Ques:- 7589 ? ? = 3434
A. 3721
B. 4155
C. 3246
D. 11023
E. None of these

4155

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Ques:- A building with height D shadow up-to G. A neighbor building with what height shadows C feet.
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Ques:- A can do a piece of work in 12 days. He worked for 15 days and then B completed the remaining work in 10 days. Both of them together will finish it in.

Question is wrong i think

Ques:- A and B combinely can do a work in 4 days. If A alone can do a piece of work 6 days. In how many days B alone can do?

say the work is w and let no of days taken by b is ‘x’ which
we have to calculate
so work done by a in one day is w/6
work done by b in one day is w/x
a and b together can do work in 4 days ie=(w/6)+(w/x)=(w/4)
solving equation x=12
so no of days taken by b=12

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