HP Placement Papers

Company: HP Hewlett Packard

1) barron?s GRE: page No. 396 Q:1-4, 12th edition. An office with 6 staffs. Brown, Black,White,Parker etc.
2) Q:37-39. page No.401, 12th edition pitcher, thrower, side arm bowling etc. But here names were changed to charan, hari Etc.

Quantitative :

Paper 2
1. CBA+CCA=ACD given D=0, find B,C
2. Two cars(A & B)started to from two stations at the same time. Distance b/w the stations is 230 km. After 3 hours distance b/w them is 20 km. The speed of B increases by 10 km for every one hour. What is the ratio of their speeds?
3. There are 100 people.
4. I) Sonali s father knows that her mother s birthday falls after 25th of JAN and before 25th of FEB
II) Sonali s brother knows that his mother s birthday falls after 23rd FEB and before 28th FEB

To find Sonali s Mother s birthday
a) only I is sufficiant
b) only II
c) both I and II are necessary
d) insufficiant data

There was one more question of the same type.

Paper Model:
Section I: computer awareness (i.e general things about computer)
Section II: Simple C- language
Section III: On pointers & structures and C++, JAVA


1). Piggy backing is a technique for
a) Flow control
b) sequence
c) Acknowledgement
d) retransmition
Ans: c piggy backing

2). The layer in the OST model handles terminal emulation
a) session
b) application
c) presentation
d) transport
Ans: b application

4) Q. In signed magnitude notation what is the minimum value that can be represented with 8 bits
a) -128
b) -255
c) -127
d) 0

Windows system

12) b has to be unique in the sub network

13)Q. there is an employer table with key feilds as employer no.data in every n th row are needed for a simple following queries will get required results.

a) select A employe no. from employe A , where exists from employe B where A employe no. >= B employe having (count(*) mod n)=0
b) select employe no. from employe A, employe B where A employe no.>=B employ no.grouply employe no.having(count(*) mod n=0 )
c) both a& b
d) none of the above

14) Type duplicates of a row in a table customer with non uniform key field customer no. you can see

a) delete from customer where customer no. exists ( select distinct customer no. from customer having count )
b) delete customer a where customer no. in b rowid
c) delete customer a where customer no. in ( select customer no. from customer a, customer b )
d) none of the above


Section II is not covered completely But it is very very easy

2) long int size
a) 4 bytes
b) 2 bytes
c) compiler dependent
d) 8 bytes
Ans: compiler dependent

Note: order of a,b,c,d are doubt but answer is correct.

3) x=2,y=6,z=6
x=y==z; ans:x=1
printf(%d”,x) ?

4) if(x>2)?3:4


1. what does the hexanumber E78 in radix 7.
(a) 12455
(b) 14153
(c) 14256
(d) 13541
(e) 131112
Ans: (d)

2. Q is not equal to zero and k = (Q x n – s)/2 find n?
(a) (2 x k + s)/Q
(b) (2 x s x k)/Q
(c) (2 x k – s)/Q
(d) (2 x k + s x Q)/Q (e) (k + s)/Q

3. If B occurs which must occur
(a) D
(b) D and G
(c) G and H
(d) F and G
(e) J ans: (a)

4. If J occurs which must have occured
a) E
(b) either B or C
(c) both E & F
(d) B
(e) both B & C
Ans: (b)

5. which may occurs as a result of cause not mentioned
(1) D (2) A (3) F
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) 1 & 2 (d) 2 & 3 (e) 1,2,3
Ans: (c)

6. E occurs which one cannot occurs
(a) A
(b) F
(c) D
(d) C
(e) J
Ans: (b)

HP Placement Papers

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