HCL Campus Placement Paper Pattern For Aptitude – Part 4

Welcome to fourth 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,HCL Apti question with answer in Part 3 Let now we discuss about the part 4

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Aptitude Questions  


76. What is the output of the following program
{  int a=10;
int b=6;
printf(“%d %dn”,a,b++);  }
a) 10,6 b)10,7 c) 3,6 d) 3,7 e) none
Ans : a) 10,6

77. What can be said of the following program?
enum Months {JAN =1,FEB,MAR,APR};
Months X = JAN;
printf(“Jan is the first month”);
a) Does not print anything
b) Prints : Jan is the first month
c) Generates compilation error
d) Results in runtime error
Ans: b) Prints : Jan..

78. What is the output of the following program?
char *src = “Hello World”;
char dst[100];
}strcpy(char *dst,char *src)
{while(*src) *dst++ = *src++;
) “Hello World” b)”Hello” c)”World” d) NULL e) unidentified
Ans: d) NULL
79.What is the output of the following program?
int l=6;
{ default : l+=2;
case 4: l=4;
case 5: l++;
a)8 b)6 c)5 d)4 e)none
Ans : a) 8

80.What is the output of the following program?
int x=20;
int y=10;
printf(“%d %d”,y,x+2);
swap(int x,int y)
int temp;
temp =x;
a)10,20 b) 20,12 c) 22,10 d)10,22 e)none

81. Which of the following about the following two declaration is true
i ) int *F()
ii) int (*F)()
Choice :
a) Both are identical
b) The first is a correct declaration and the second is wrong
c) The first declaraion is a function returning a pointer to an
integer and the second is a
pointer to function returning int
d) Both are different ways of declarin pointer to a function
Ans : c)

82. What are the values printed by the following program?
#define dprint(expr) printf(#expr “=%dn”,expr)
int x=7;
int y=3;
a) #2 = 2 b) expr=2 c) x/y=2 d) none
Ans: c)x/y=2

83. Which of the following is true of the following program
char *c;
int *p;
c =(char *)malloc(100);
ip=(int *)c;
Ans: The code functions properly releasing all the memory allocated

84. output of the following.
int i;
char *p;
p=(char *)i;

85. which of the following is not a ANSI C language keyword?
Ans: Function.

86. When an array is passed as parameter to a function, which of the
following statement is correct choice:
a) The function can change values in the original array
b) In C parameters are passed by value. The funciton cannot change the
original value in
the array
c) It results in compilation error when the function tries toaccess
the elements in the array
d) Results in a run time error when the funtion tries to access the
elements in the array
Ans: a)

87. The type of the controlling expression of a switch statement
cannot be of the type
a) int b) char c) short d)float e) none
Ans : d)float

88. What is the value of the expression (3^6) + (a^a)?
a) 3 b) 5 c) 6 d) a+18 e) None
Ans : 5

89. What is the value assigned to the variable X if b is 7 ?
X = b>8 ? b <<3 : b>4 ? b>>1:b;
a) 7 b) 28 c) 3 d) 14 e) None
Ans: c)

Questions 90-94
Six knights – P,Q,R,S,T and U – assemble for a long journey in Two
ravelling parties. For security, each travellingparty Consists of at
least two knights. The two parties travel by separate routes, northern
and southern. After one month, the routes of the northern and southern
groups converge for a brief time and at that point the knights can, if
they wish, rearrange their travelling parties before continuing, again
in two parties along separate northern and southern routes. Throughout
the entire trip, the composition of traveling parties must be in
accord with the following conditions P and R are deadly enemies and,
although they may meet briefly,can never travel together. p must trave
in the same party with sQ cann’t travel by the southern route U cann’t

90. If one of the two parties of knights consists of P and U and two
other knights and travels by the southern route,the other members of
this party besides P and U must be
a) Q and S
b) Q and T
c) R and S
d) R and T
e) S and T
Ans: e

91.If each of the two parties of knights consists of exactly three
members, which of the following is not a possible travelling party and
a) P,S,U by the northern route
b) P,S,T by the northern route
c) P,S,T by the southern route
d) P,S,U by the southern route
e) Q,R,T by the southern route
Ans: b

92.If one of the two parties of knights consists of U and two other
knights and travels by the northern route, the other memnbers of this
party besides
U must be
a) P and S
b) P and T
c) Q and R
d) Q and T
e) R and T
Ans: c

93.If each of the two parties of knights consists of exactly three
members of different parties, and R travels by the northern route,then
T must travel by the
a) southern route with P and S
b) southern route with Q and R
c) southern route with R and U
d) northern route with Q and R
e) northern route with R and U
Ans: a

94. if, when the two parties of knights encounter one another after a
month, exactly one knight changes from one travelling party to the
other traveling party, that knight must be
a) P
b) Q
c) R
d) S
e) T
Ans: e

95. How many of the integers between 25 and 45 are even ?
(A)21 (B)20 (C)11 (D)10 (E)9

96. If taxi fares were Rs 1.00 for the first 1/5 mile and Rs 0.20 for
each 1/5 miles thereafter. The taxi fare for a 3-mile ride was
(A)Rs 1.56 (B)Rs 2.40 (C)RS 3.00 (D)Rs 3.80 (E)Rs 4.20
Answer :d)Rs 3.80
97. A computer routine was developed to generate two numbers (x,y) the
first being a random number between 0 and 100 inclusive, and the
second being less than or equal to the square root of the first. Each
of the followin pair satisfies the routine EXCEPT
(A) (99.10) (B) (85.9) (C) (50.7) (D) (1.1) (E) (1.0)
Answer : A) (99.10)

98.A warehouse had a square floor with area 10,000 sq.meters. A
rectangular addition was built along one entire side of the warehouse
that increased the floor by one-half as much as the original floor.
How many meters did the addition extend beyond the original buildings
(A)10 (B)20 (C)50 (D)200 (E)500
Ans: c)50

99.A digital wristwatch was set accurately at 8.30 a.m and then lost 2
seconds every 5 minutes. What time was indicated on the watch at 6.30
p.m of the same day if the watch operated continuously that time ?
(A)5:56 B)5:58 (C)6.00 (D)6.23 (E)6.26
Ans :E) 6.26

100.A 5 litre jug contains 4 litres of a salt water solution that is
15 percent salt. If 1.5 litres of the solution spills out of the jug,
and the jug is then filled to capacity with water, approximately what
percent of the resulting solution in the jug is salt?
(A)7.5% (B)9.5% (C) 10.5% (D)12% (E)15%
101.A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount. but still makes
a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost.What percent of cost would be
gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the
(A)20% (B)40% (C)50% (D)60% (E)66.6%
Ans :c) 50%

102.A millionaire bought a job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown.
The millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats.
What fraction of the unsold hats were brown.
(A)1/60 (B)1/15 (C)3/20 (D)3/5 (E)3/4
Ans :c)3/20

103.How many integers n greater than and less than 100 are there such
that,if the digits of n are reversed, the resulting integer is n+9 ?
(A)5 (B)6 (C)7 (D)8 (E)9
Ans :D)8

104.An investor purchased a shares of stock at a certain price.If the
stock increased in price Rs 0.25 per share and the total increase for
the x shares was Rs 12.50, how many shares of stock had been purchased
(A)25 (B)50 (C)75 (D)100 (E)125
Ans :B)50

105.At a special sale, 5 tickets can be purchased for the price of 3
tickets. If 5 tickets are purchased at the sale, the amount saved will
be what percent of the original price of the 5 tickets?
(A) 20% (B) 33.3% (C) 40% (D) 60% (E) 66.6%
Ans :c)40%

106.Working independently, Tina can do a certain job in 12 hours.
Working independently, Ann can do the same job in 9 hours. If Tina
Works independently at the job for 8 hours and then Ann works
independently, how many hours will it take Ann to complete the
remainder of the jobs?
(A) 2/3 (B) 3/4 (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 3
Ans :E)3

107.A decorator bought a bolt of d m number of red chips in any one stack ?
(A) 7 (B) 6 (C) 5 (D) 4 (E) 3
Ans :C) 5


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HCL Apti question with answer in Part 1,

HCL Apti question with answer in Part 2

HCL Apti question with answer in Part 3


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