# HCL Campus Placement Paper Pattern For Aptitude – Part 3

Welcome to Third part of HCL Aptitude paper pattern, We already discuss about **HCL Apti question with answer in Part 1**, **HCL Apti question with answer in Part 2** Let now we discuss about the part 3 Solved questions,

Here you can refer some of the HCL aptitude questions which is used by them in Interview, **( PART 2)**

**Paper : HCL Campus Placement Paper Pattern :**

Aptitude Questions

51. a painter went in a exhibition to purchases some pictures where

T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z pictures were remaining , he want to buy only five in

the condition on that

if T is there then X should not be there,

if U is there than y should be there

if if v is there then X should be there

which is the combination the painter can have

(a) T,U,V,W,Y

(b)T,Z,U,W,X

(c)T,X,U,V,W

(d)T,U,Y,W,Z

**Ans (d)**

52.There are 100 men in town. Out of which 85% were married, 70% have

a phone, 75% own a car, 80% own a house. What is the maximum number of

people who are married, own a phone, own a car and own a house ? ( 3

marks)

**Sol: 15%**

53. There are 10 Red, 10 Blue, 10 Green, 10 Yellow, 10 White balls in

a bag. If you are blindfolded and asked to pick up the balls from the

bag, what is the minimum number of balls required to get a pair of at

least one colour ? ( 2 Marks)

**Sol :6 balls.**

54. Triplet who usually wear same kind and size of shoes, namely,

Annie, Danny, Fanny. Once one of them broke a glass in kitchen and

their shoe prints were there on floor of kitchen. When their mother

asked who broke Annie said, ?I didn’t do it?; Fanny said ?Danny did

it?; Danny said ?Fanny is lying?; here two of them are lieing, one is

speaking truth. Can you find out who broke it ? (3 Marks)

**Sol : Annie**

55. 4 players were playing a card game. Cards had different colours on

both sides. Neither of cards had same colour on both sides. Colors

were 2 Red, 2 Blue, 2 Green, 2 Yellow. Cards were lying in front of

each player. Now, each player knew the colour on other side of his

card. They are required to tell their colour. Statement given by each

of them was :

Annie : Blue or Green

Bobby : Neither Blue nor Green

Cindy : Blue or Yellow

Danny : Blue or Yellow

colors of cards that are visible to all were Red, Blue, Green, Blue in

order of their names. Exactly two of them are telling truth and

exactly two of them are lieing. Can you tell the colour on other face

of card for each player ? (6 Marks)

**Sol : Annie : Yellow (Lying)**

**Bobby : Yellow (Telling truth)**

** Cindy : Blue (Telling truth)**

** Danny : Green (Lieing)**

56. In a game i won 12 games, each game if i loose i will give u one

chocolate, You have 8 chocolates how many games played.

**Ans : 32**

57. 75 persons Major in physics, 83 major in chemistry, 10 not at

major in these subjects u want to find number of students majoring in

both subjects

**Ans 68.**

58. if A wins in a race against B by 10 mts in a 100 Meter race. If B

is behind of A by 10 mts. Then they start running race, who will won?

**Ans .A**

59. A+B+C+D=D+E+F+G=G+H+I=17

given A=4.Find value of G and H?

** Ans : G = 5 E=1**

60. One guy has Rs. 100/- in hand. He has to buy 100 balls. One

football costs Rs. 15/, One Cricket ball costs Re. 1/- and one table

tennis ball costs Rs. 0.25 He spend the whole Rs. 100/- to buy the

balls. How many of each balls he bought?

**Ans :F=3,T=56,C=41**

61. The distance between Station Atena and Station Barcena is 90

miles. A train starts from Atena towards Barcena. A bird starts at the

same time from Barcena straight towards the moving train. On reaching

the train, it instantaneously turns back and returns to Barcena. The

bird makes these journeys from Barcena to

the train and back to Barcena continuously till the train reaches

Barcena. The bird finally returns to Barcena and rests. Calculate the

total distance in miles the bird travels in the following two cases:

(a) The bird flies at 90 miles per hour and the speed of the train is

60 miles per hour.

(b) the bird flies at 60 miles per hour and the speed of the train is

90 miles per hour

** Ans: time of train=1hr.so dist of bird=60*1=60miles**

62. A tennis championship is played on a knock-out basis, i.e., a

player is out of the tournament when he loses a match.

(a) How many players participate in the tournament if 15 matches are

totally played?

(b) How many matches are played in the tournament if 50 players

totally participate?

**Ans: (a)16**

** (b)49**

63.When I add 4 times my age 4 years from now to 5 times my age 5

years from now, I get 10 times my current age. How old will I be 3

years from now?

Ans: Age=41 years.

64.A rich merchant had collected many gold coins. He did not want

anybody to know about them. One day, his wife asked, “How many gold

coins do we have?” After pausing a moment, he replied, “Well! If I

divide the coins into two unequal numbers, then 37 times the

difference between the two numbers equals the difference between the

squares of the two numbers.” The wife looked puzzled. Can you help the

merchant’s wife by finding out how many gold R

**Ans:37**

66. A set of football matches is to be organized in a “round-robin”

fashion, i.e., every participating team plays a match against every

other team once and only once. If 21 matches are totally played, how

many teams participated?

Ans :7

66. Glenn and Jason each have a collection of cricket balls. Glenn

said that if Jason would give him 2 of his balls they would have an

equal number; but, if Glenn would give Jason 2 of his balls, Jason

would have 2 times as many balls as Glenn. How many balls does Jason

have?

**Ans: 14**

67. Suppose 8 monkeys take 8 minutes to eat 8 bananas.

a) How many minutes would it take 3 monkeys to eat 3 bananas?

(b) How many monkeys would it take to eat 48 bananas in 48 minutes

**Ans: a)48**

** B)6**

68. It was vacation time, and so I decided to visit my cousin’s home.

What a grand time we had! In the mornings, we both would go for a jog.

The evenings were spent on the tennis court. Tiring as these

activities were, we could manage only one per day, i.e., either we

went for a jog or played tennis each day. There were days when we felt

lazy and stayed home all day long. Now, there were 12 mornings when we

did nothing, 18 evenings when we stayed at home, and a total of 14

days when we jogged or played tennis. For how many days did I stay at

my cousin’s place?

**Ans : 22 days**

69 A 31″ x 31″ square metal plate needs to be fixed by a carpenter on

to a wooden board. The carpenter uses nails all along the edges of the

square such that there are 32 nails on each side of the square. Each

nail is at the same distance from the neighboring nails. How many

nails does the carpenter use?

**Ans :124**

70. Given that A,B,C,D,E each represent one of the digits between 1

and 9 and that the following multiplication holds:

A B C D E

X 4

————–

E D C B A

————– what digit does E represent ?

a) 4

b) 6

c) 8

d) 7

**Ans: c**

71. (16)HCL prototyping machine can make 10 copies every 4 seconds. At

this rate, How many copies can the machine make in 6 min.?

a) 900

b) 600

c) 360

d) 240

e) 150

**Ans: a**

72.(18)10^2(10^8+10^8) =————– 10^4

a) 2(10)^4

b) 2(10)^6

c) 10^8

d) 2(10)^8

e) 10^10

**Ans: b**

73.Worker W produces n units in 5 hours. Workers V and W, workers

independently but at the same time, produce n units in 2 hours. how

long would it take V alone to produce n units?

a) 1 hr 26 min

b) 1 hr 53 min

c) 2 hr 30 min

d) 3 hr 30 min

e) 3 hr 20 min

Ans: d

74.. What is the output of the following problem ?

#define INC(X) X++

main()

{

int X=4;

printf(“%d”,INC(X++));

}

a)4 b)5 c)6 d)compilation error e) runtime error

**Ans : d) compilation error**

75. what can be said of the following

struct Node {

char *word;

int count;

struct Node left;

struct Node right;

}

a) Incorrect definition

b) structures cannot refer to other structure

c) Structures can refer to themselves. Hence the statement is OK

d) Structures can refer to maximum of one other structure

**Ans :c)**

**You may also refer :**

**HCL Apti question with answer in Part 1**,

**HCL Apti question with answer in Part 2**

**HCL Apti question with answer in Part 4**