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
Answer : c

2. What are the values printed by the following
#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
Answer: c

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

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

5. which of the following is not a ANSI C language

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

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

8.What is the value of the statement (3^6) + (a^a)?
a) 3 b) 5 c) 6 d) a+18 e) None
Answer : b

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: c

10. Which is the output produced by the following
int n=2;
printf(“%d %dn”, ++n, n*n);
a) 3,6 b) 3,4 c) 2,4 d) cannot determine
Answer : b

11. What is th output of the following program?
int x= 0x65;
char x;

a) compilation error b) ‘A’ c) 65 d) unidentified
12. 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
Answer : d

13. 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
Answer: b

14. What is the output of the following program?
char *src = “Hello World”;
char dst[100];
strcpy(char *dst,char *src)
while(*src) *dst++ = *src++;
a) “Hello World” b)”Hello” c)”World” d) NULL e)
Answer: may be d

15. 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
Answer : c

16. 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

17. 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
Answer : d

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
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
may be b

20) What is the output of the following program? (.
has been used to indicate a
char s[]=”Hello,.world”;
d)None of the above
may be c

(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)

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

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
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)
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)


14. How many of the integers between 25 and 45 are
even ?
(A)21 (B)20 (C)11 (D)10 (E)9
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
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
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
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
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
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 ?
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
(A)20% (B)40% (C)50% (D)60% (E)66.6%
Answer :c
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
23) 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
Answer 😀
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
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
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
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