** 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

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

3. Which of the following is true of the following

program

main()

{

char *c;

int *p;

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. What is the output of the following program?

main()

{

char *src = “Hello World”;

char dst[100];

strcpy(src,dst);

printf(“%s”,dst);

}

strcpy(char *dst,char *src)

{

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

}

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

unidentified

Answer: may be d

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

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

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

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

may be 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….

d)None of the above

may be c

9)

(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

savings.

(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

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)

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)

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

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 ?

(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

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