Company: HCL Technologies

HCL Campus Placement

Aptitude Paper

Jaipur, Feb 2010

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following number series one of the given numbers is wrong. Find out the wrong number.

1. 8 34 207 1661 16617 199417
1) 8
2) 34
3) 207
4) 1661
5) None of these

2. 7 75 395 2379 11879 47541
1) 7
2) 75
3) 395
4) 2379
5) None of these

3. 420 70 75 300 197 148.5
1) 70
2) 75
3) 300
4) 197
5) None of these

4. 9 21 51 155 540 2163
1) 9
2) 21
3) 51
4) 2163
5) None of these

5. 22 37 59 97 155 251
1) 37
2) 59
3) 97
4) 155
5) None of these
6. An angry Arjun carried some arrows for fighting with Bheeshm. With half the arrows, he cut down the arrows thrown by Bheeshm on him and with six other arrows he killed the Chariot driver of Bheeshm. With one arrow each he knocked down respectively the Chariot, the flag and the bow of Bheeshm. Finally, with one more than four times the square root of arrows he laid Bheeshm unconscious on an arrow bed. Find the total number of arrows Arjun had.
1) 100
2) 121
3) 144
4) 169
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 7-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65% is literate. 60% of the total population is male. Out of the total illiterate population, males and female are in the ratio 3:4

7. What is the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones?
1) 1:1
2) 1:2
3) 4:7
5) None of these

8. Among the males what is the ratio of literate ones to illiterate ones?
1) 3:1
2) 1:3
3) 9:4
5) None of these

9. What is the ratio of literate males to literate females?
1) 4:9
2) 9:4
3) 9:13
5) None of these

10. What is the total number of illiterate males?
1) 6400
2) 12800
3) 9600
4) 3200
5) None of these

11. What is the total number of literate females?
1) 6400
2) 12800
3) 9600
4) 3200
5) None of these

Directions (Q.12-16): Study the following table and answer the questions given below:
Following table shows the rural population and the percentage of total population living in the rural areas of the country X.

Cences Population(in million) Percentage
1901 213 89.2
1911 246