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
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
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

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

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
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

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:
X 4
————– 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++
int X=4;
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


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