Hexaware  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -31 Dec 2010

Hexaware  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -31 Dec 2010

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

       Directions for questions 1-10: Expand the following terms  

      Ans. Open Database Connectivity.
    1.  HTML
      Ans. Hyper Text Markup Language

    2. RISC
      Ans. Reduced Instruction Set Computing 

    3. ASCII
      Ans. American Standard Code For Information Interchange

    4. ANSI
      Ans. American National Standard Institute.

    5. XML
      Ans. Extended Markup Language

    6. FLOPS
      Ans. Floating Point Operating Per Second

    7. SQL
      Ans. Sequential Query Language

    8. QBE
      Ans. Query By Example

    9. ALE
      Ans. Address Latch Enable

    10. What is lagging in DBMS ?
        Ans. Reduced Redundancy.

      Directions 12 to 20: For the following questions find the odd man out

    11. Unix
      Ans. CMOS

    12. Oracle
      Ans. LISP

    13. Laser
      Ans. Mouse

    14. Dir
      Ans. Csh

    15. Bit
      Ans. Digit

    16.  Hard Disk
            Floppy Drive
            CD ROM

            Ans. Cache

    17. SQL
      Ans. Oracle

    18. C++

           Ans. PASCAL

    19. Projection Operation
            Selection Operation
            Set Difference Operation
      Ans. Intersection

    20. Which of the following is a universal gate ?
              (a) OR
              (b) AND
              (c) XOR
               (d) NOR
      Ans. NOR

    21. The default back end of the VB is
            (a) Oracle
            (b) Sybase 
            (c) Informics                                                                                     
      Ans. Sybase

    22. What is meant by Superconductivity?
      Ans. No reistance

    23. Viscosity
      Ans. Friction

    24. What is the Lock Based Protocol used for?
      Ans. Concurrency Control in DBMS

      Directions for question 25 to 32: Convert the decimal numbers on the left to the required form

    25. 9's complement of 28
      Ans. 71

    26. Binary of 58
      Ans. 111010

    27. Octal of 359

    28. Hexadecimal of 650

    29. BCD of 18
      Ans.0001 1000

    30. BCD of 34.8
      Ans.0011 0100.1000

    31. Excess-3 code of 6                                                                              

    32. Excess-3 code of 9

    33. If Ax + By = 1F16; Cx + Dy = 2510 .Find the value of x and y

    34. Semaphore is used for
             (a) synchronization
             (b) dead-lock avoidence
             (c) box
             (d) none


    35. For addressing 1 MB memory, the  number of address lines required,
              (a)    11
              (b)    16
              (c)    22
              (d)    24

    36.  Which of the following remains in memory temporarily                             
               (a)    Resident portion of COMMAND.COM
               (b)    Transient portion of COMMAND.COM
               (c)    API
               (d)    Disk BIOS

    37. Pick the odd man out
               (a)   IO.SYS
               (b)   MSDOS.SYS
                (c)  ROM-BIOS
                (d)  COMMAND.COM                                                                 

    38. OS/2 is a
              (a) Single User OS
              (b) Multi User OS
              (c) Multi Tasking OS
              (d) None of these
      Ans.  c

    39. Bootstrap loader program is a program belonging to                                     
               (a)   ROM startup software
               (b)   ROM extension software
               (c)   ROM BIOS software
                (d)  ROM Basic software

               Ans.  a

    40. The entry of starting cluster of a file is present in
               (a)   Boot Parameters
               (b)   Directory
               (c)   FAT
               (d)    Partition Table and master boot program                               


    Directions for questions 1-6: Find the correct meaning of the following phrases

    1. A man of letters

    2. A man of straw

    3. To be in the air

    4. To bite the dust

    5. Man of few words

    6. Penny wise pound foolish

    7. Find the reminder when 333666777888999 divided by 3 or 9 or 11 ?

    8. Which is the biggest perfect square amongst the following                           
            15129, 12348, 23716, 20736

    9. The greatest area of the following
            (a) The radius of circle is 4
            (b) The square of diagonal is 4
            (c) The square of side is 4

    10. The area of the maximum size of the circle described from the 10 square inch square?

    11. In the series 0, 3, 8, 15,__ What is the next number?

    12. X < 0, Y <> 0 then what is the possibility that the result is always positive?
            Ans. xy

    13. 3 red and 4 blue balls are in a basket. A member of PPTeam is drawing balls from the basket. What is the
            probablity  of getting the 3 red balls simultaneously?

    14. Let ax2 + bx + c = 0
            If the sum of the equal roots is equal to the product of the same roots.Then which of the following hold true
              (a) a + b = 0
              (b) a = 0
              (c) c = 0
              (d) a + c = 0

    15. A fold density is 19 times greater than the water and for copper it is 9 times.At what ratio you can mix gold and
            copper to get 15 times denser than water.                                                        

            Ans. 3 : 2

    16.  Find the value of (1.99)2
      Ans. 3.9601

    17. There is a room with 6' x 8'. A 1' tile is fixed along the 4 walls in one row. How many 1" tiles require to
             finish the work.
      Ans. 24

    18. 2 persons can finish a job in 8 days. First person alone can finish the work in 24 days. How many days
            does the second person take to finish the job?
      Ans. 12 days

    19.  A 4" cube is painted in all its faces and then it is cut down into 1" blocks. How many 1" blocks are there
             even without a single face being painted?
      Ans. 8

    20. A cylinder is inserted in a sphere d/h = 2/3. Find the surface area of the cylinder ?

    21.  In a car wheel, two spokes cover 15 degree. Then for the entire car,how many spokes are there?
            Ans. 24.

    22. What is the angle of degree suspended when two hands of clock showing the time 2.30.
      Ans. 105 degrees

    23. he age difference between two brothers is 3 years. After 6 years the ratio between the age is 9:8
            What are their ages?
      Ans. 21 and 18

    24. A person's salary is getting reduced by 20%. What percentage should be added to get back his
            original salary?                                                                                                           
      Ans. 25%

    25. Two persons start at the same point, walk in opposite directions with 5km/hr and 5.5km/hr respectively.
             What is the distance separated after 2 and half hrs?
      Ans. 26.25 (approx)

    26. A person starts walking at a speed of 5km/hr through half the distance, rest of the distance he covers with a
            speed 4km/hr. Total time of travel is 9 hours. What is the maximum distance he can cover?
      Ans. 40km.

    27.  Initially two cups of same volume are present with milk filled upto 3/5th and 4/5th of their volumes.Water is then
            filled. Then two mixtures are mixed. Find the ratio of water to milk in the mixture.
      Ans. 3 : 7

    28. 16 grams of radioactive material decays into 8 grams in 10 years. How long will it take to decay to 1 gram ?
      Ans. 70 yrs.

    29. In a rectangle the length is increased by of the original length . By what proportion should the
             width be reduced so that the area will be the same?
      Ans. 33

    30. Find the nth number in the series is 1, -3, 5, -7.___                                 
      Ans. (-1)*(2n-1)

    31.  If a square is formed by the diagonal of the square as an edge, what is the ratio between the area?
      Ans. 2

    32. The perimeter of a rhombus is 52 units. One of its diagonal is 24 units.What is its second diagonals length?
      Ans. 10

    33. A cubical rectangular bar has the dimensions with the ratio 5 : 4 : 3. Its volume is 7500. What is the
            surface area of the bar?
      Ans. 2350

    34. In a class total 34 students, 16 are have a brother,  15 are have sisters, 9 students don't have either
            brothers or sisters.Find the number of students having both brother and sisters.
      Ans. 6

    35. A batsman scored 18 runs in his 18th innings and that makes his average 18. Find his average upto the
            17th innings?
      Ans. 19

    36. 6 women can do 75 units of work in 8 days by working 5hrs/day. In how many days can 4 women do 30 units
            of work by working 8hrs/day ?

    37. A persons salary iis decreased by steps of 20%, 15% and 10%. What will be the percentage decrease, if the
            salary is decreased in a single shot?

    38. The ratio of the length : breadth : height of a cuboid is 5 : 4: 3, and the volume is 7500. What will be its surface
             area ?

    39.  If the circumference of a circle is 100 units, Then what will the length of the arc described by an angle of 20
             degree ?

    40. 3 persons started placementpapers with a capital of Rs.3000 . B invest Rs.600 less than A, C invest Rs.300 less
            than B. Then what is the share amount of B in a profit of Rs.886 ?
      Directions for 41-50: Which of the following is the correct spelling for the word

    41. supercede and supersede

    42.  recommend and reccomend

    43. superitendent and superitendant

    44.  separate and seperate

    45. succeed and suceed

    46. coolly and cooly

    47. despair and dispair

    48.  ridiculous and rediculous

    49. indespensible and indepensable

    50. tranquility or tranquillity


    C TEST
    Directions: For the given sample program give the output of the program(30 marks)

    1.  main()
             int a[]={ 2,4,6,8,10 };
             int i;
             for( i = 0; i <= 4; i++)                                                                               
               printf("\n %d",a[i]);
            change( int *b, int n){
            int i;
           for( i = 0;  i < n; i++)
               *(b+i) = *(b+i) + 5;     

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