** Company: ** HCL Technologies

1. 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

Answer : c) The first de…

2. What are the values printed by the following

program?

#define dprint(expr) printf(#expr “=%dn”,expr)

main()

{

int x=7;

int y=3;

dprintf(x/y);

}

Choice:

a) #2 = 2 b) expr=2 c) x/y=2 d) none

Answer: c)x/y=2

3. Which of the following is true of the following

program

main()

{

char *c;

int *ip;

c =(char *)malloc(100);

ip=(int *)c;

free(ip);

}

ans: The code functions properly releasing all the

memory allocated

4.output of the following.

main()

{

int i;

char *p;

i=0X89;

p=(char *)i;

p++;

printf(“%xn”,p);

}

ans:0X8A

5.

which of the following is not a ANSI C language

keyword?

ans:Function.

6. 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 to access the elements in the array

d) Results in a run time error when the funtion tries

to access the elements in the array

Answer: a) The fu…

7. 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

Answer : d)float

8.What is the value of the expression (3^6) + (a^a)?

a) 3 b) 5 c) 6 d) a+18 e) None

Answer : 5

9. 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: 3;

10. Which is the output produced by the following

program

main()

{

int n=2;

printf(“%d %dn”, ++n, n*n);

}

a) 3,6 b) 3,4 c) 2,4 d) cannot determine

Answer : b) 3,4

11. What is th output of the following program?

int x= 0x65;

main()

{

char x;

printf(“%dn”,x)

}

a) compilation error b) ‘A’ c) 65 d) unidentified

ans. d)

12. What is the output of the following program

main()

{

int a=10;

int b=6;

if(a=3)

b++;

printf(“%d %dn”,a,b++);

}

a) 10,6 b)10,7 c) 3,6 d) 3,7 e)

none

Answer : d) 3,7

13. What can be said of the following program?

main()

{

enum Months {JAN =1,FEB,MAR,APR};

Months X = JAN;

if(X==1)

{

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

Answer: b) Prints : Jan..

14. What is the output of the following program?

main()

{

char *src = “Hello World”;

char dst[100];

strcpy(dst,src);

printf(“%s”,dst);

}

strcpy(char *dst,char *src)

{

while(*src) *dst++ = *src++;

}

a) “Hello World” b)”Hello” c)”World” d) NULL e)

unidentified

Answer: d) NULL

15. What is the output of the following program?

main()

{

int l=6;

switch(l)

{ default : l+=2;

case 4: l=4;

case 5: l++;

break;

}

printf(“%d”,l);

}

a)8 b)6 c)5 d)4 e)none

Answer : c)5

16. What is the output of the following program?

main()

{

int x=20;

int y=10;

swap(x,y);

printf(“%d %d”,y,x+2);

}

swap(int x,int y)

{

int temp;

temp =x;

x=y;

y=temp;

}

a)10,20 b) 20,12 c) 22,10 d)10,22

e)none

Answer:d)10,22

17. 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

Answer : d) compilation error no ++++ operator allowed

18. 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

Answer :c)

19. What is the size of the following union.

Assume that the size of int =2, size of float =4 and

size of char =1.

Union Tag{

int a;

flaot b;

char c;

};

a)2 b)4 c)1 d) 7

ans : b.)

20) What is the output of the following program? (.

has been used to indicate a space)

main()

{

char s[]=”Hello,.world”;

printf(%15.10s”,s);

}

a)Hello,.World…

b)….Hello,.Wor

c)Hello,.Wor…. (this option is correct for

%s-15.10s)

d)None of the above

ans: b.) total 15 spaces and print only 10 characters.

These questions are based on data sufficiency in which one has to tell if the given data in 2 statements is

enough to derive an answer.

A if only (1) is sufficent.

B if only (2) is sufficient.

C if either is sufficient.

D if both are sufficient.

E data insufficient.

(1) The combined length of the longer two pieces of

rope is 12 metres.

(2) The combined length of the shorter two pieces

of rope is 11 metres.

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

10) A certain company paid bonuses of Rs. 125 to each

of its executive

emplyees and Rs 75 to each of its nonexecutive

employees. If 100

of the employees were nonexecutive, how many were executive?

1) The company has a total of 120 employees

2) The total amount that the company paid in

bonuses to its employees was Rs.10,000

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

ans. C.)

11. What fraction of his salary did Mr. Johnson put

into savings last week ?

1) Last week Mr.Johnson put Rs 17 into savings.

2) Last week Mr.Johnson put 5% of his salary into

savings.

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

ans. B.) only 2nd.

12. Each M-type memory unit will increase the base

memory capacity of a certain computer by 3 megabytes. What is the base memory capacity,

in megabytes, of the computer ?

1) 2 M-type memory units will increase the computer’s

base memory capacity by 300%

2) The memory capacity of the computer after 2-M type

memory units

are added to the base memory capacity, is 1.6 times

the memory capacity

of the computer after 1 M-type unit is added to the

base memory capacity.

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

ans. C.) either.

13. What fractional part of the total surface area of

cube C is red?

1) Each of 3 faces of C is exactly 1/2 red

2) Each of 3 faces of C is entirely white

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

ans: D.) both.

SECTION C

Instructions ALL NUMBER USED ARE REAL NUMBERS

FOLLOWING

EACH QUESTIONS ARE FIVE POSSIBLE ANSWERS LABELED

A).B).C).D)&E).TICK THE BEST CHOICE.

14. How many of the integers between 25 and 45 are

even ?

(A)21 (B)20 (C)11 (D)10 (E)9

Answer:d)10

15. 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

16. 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 following pair satisfies the routine

EXCEPT

(A) (99.10) (B) (85.9) (C) (50.7) (D) (1.1) (E)

(1.0)

Answer : A) (99.10)

17. 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

Answer: c)50

18. 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

Answer :E) 6.26

19) 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%

Answer :A)7.5%

20) A plane travelled K miles in the first 96 miles of

flight time.

If it completed the remaining 300 miles of the trip in

1 minute,

what was its average speed in miles per hour for the

entire trip ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

(E)

Answer :(300+k)/97 * 60

21) 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 discount?

(A)20% (B)40% (C)50% (D)60% (E)66.6%

Answer :c) 50%

22) 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

Answer :c)3/20

23) How many integers n greater than10 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

Answer :D)8

24) 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

Answer :B)50

25) 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%

Answer :c)40%

26) 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

Answer :E)3

27) 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

Answer :C) 5