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Past Paper 2 - Aptitude - General by Hexaware

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   Directions for questions 1-10: Expand the following terms     Ans. Open Database Connectivity.

 Ans. Hyper Text Markup Language

Ans. Reduced Instruction Set Computing 

Ans. American Standard Code For Information Interchange

Ans. American National Standard Institute.

Ans. Extended Markup Language

Ans. Floating Point Operating Per Second

Ans. Sequential Query Language

Ans. Query By Example

 Ans. Address Latch Enable

What is lagging in DBMS ?
  Ans. Reduced Redundancy.

Directions 12 to 20: For the following questions find the odd man out

     Ans. CMOS

     Ans. LISP

      Ans. Mouse

     Ans. Csh

     Ans. Digit

 Hard Disk
      Floppy Drive
      CD ROM
      Ans. Cache

      Ans. Oracle

     Ans. PASCAL

Projection Operation
      Selection Operation
      Set Difference Operation
      Ans. Intersection

Which of the following is a universal gate ?
        (a) OR
        (b) AND
        (c) XOR
         (d) NOR
          Ans. NOR

The default back end of the VB is
      (a) Oracle
      (b) Sybase 
      (c) Informics                                                                                     
      Ans. Sybase

What is meant by Superconductivity?
Ans. No reistance

  Ans. Friction

What is the Lock Based Protocol used for?
Ans. Concurrency Control in DBMS
Directions for question 25 to 32: Convert the decimal numbers on the left to the required form

9,s complement of 28
  Ans. 71

Binary of 58
  Ans. 111010

Octal of 359

Hexadecimal of 650

BCD of 18
Ans.0001 1000

BCD of 34.8
Ans.0011 0100.1000

Excess-3 code of 6                                                                              

Excess-3 code of 9

If Ax + By = 1F16; Cx + Dy = 2510 .Find the value of x and y

Semaphore is used for
       (a) synchronization
       (b) dead-lock avoidence
       (c) box
       (d) none
       Ans.  a

For addressing 1 MB memory, the  number of address lines required,
        (a)    11
        (b)    16
        (c)    22
        (d)    24
        Ans.  b

 Which of the following remains in memory temporarily                             
         (a)    Resident portion of COMMAND.COM
         (b)    Transient portion of COMMAND.COM
         (c)    API
         (d)    Disk BIOS
           Ans.  b

Pick the odd man out
         (a)   IO.SYS
         (b)   MSDOS.SYS
          (c)  ROM-BIOS
          (d)  COMMAND.COM                                                                 
          Ans.  c

OS/2 is a
        (a) Single User OS
        (b) Multi User OS
        (c) Multi Tasking OS
        (d) None of these
         Ans.  c

Bootstrap loader program is a program belonging to                                     
         (a)   ROM startup software
         (b)   ROM extension software
         (c)   ROM BIOS software
          (d)  ROM Basic software
         Ans.  a

The entry of starting cluster of a file is present in
         (a)   Boot Parameters
         (b)   Directory
         (c)   FAT
         (d)    Partition Table and master boot program                               
         Ans.  c


Directions for questions 1-6: Find the correct meaning of the following phrases

A man of letters

A man of straw

To be in the air

To bite the dust

Man of few words

Penny wise pound foolish

Find the reminder when 333666777888999 divided by 3 or 9 or 11 ?

Which is the biggest perfect square amongst the following                           
      15129, 12348, 23716, 20736

The greatest area of the following
      (a) The radius of circle is 4
      (b) The square of diagonal is 4
      (c) The square of side is 4

The area of the maximum size of the circle described from the 10 square inch square?

In the series 0, 3, 8, 15,__ What is the next number?

X < 0, Y <> 0 then what is the possibility that the result is always positive?
      Ans. xy

3 red and 4 blue balls are in a basket. A member of PPTeam is drawing balls from the basket. What is the
      probablity  of getting the 3 red balls simultaneously?

Let ax2 + bx + c = 0
      If the sum of the equal roots is equal to the product of the same roots.Then which of the following hold true
        (a) a + b = 0
        (b) a = 0
        (c) c = 0
        (d) a + c = 0

A fold density is 19 times greater than the water and for copper it is 9 times.At what ratio you can mix gold and
      copper to get 15 times denser than water.                                                        
      Ans. 3 : 2

 Find the value of (1.99)2
       Ans. 3.9601

There is a room with 6, x 8,. A 1, tile is fixed along the 4 walls in one row. How many 1" tiles require to
       finish the work.
       Ans. 24

2 persons can finish a job in 8 days. First person alone can finish the work in 24 days. How many days
      does the second person take to finish the job?
      Ans. 12 days

 A 4" cube is painted in all its faces and then it is cut down into 1" blocks. How many 1" blocks are there
       even without a single face being painted?
       Ans. 8

A cylinder is inserted in a sphere d/h = 2/3. Find the surface area of the cylinder ?

 In a car wheel, two spokes cover 15 degree. Then for the entire car,how many spokes are there?
      Ans. 24.

What is the angle of degree suspended when two hands of clock showing the time 2.30.
       Ans. 105 degrees

he age difference between two brothers is 3 years. After 6 years the ratio between the age is 9:8
      What are their ages?
       Ans. 21 and 18

A person,s salary is getting reduced by 20%. What percentage should be added to get back his
      original salary?                                                                                                           
      Ans. 25%

Two persons start at the same point, walk in opposite directions with 5km/hr and 5.5km/hr respectively.
       What is the distance separated after 2 and half hrs?
       Ans. 26.25 (approx)

A person starts walking at a speed of 5km/hr through half the distance, rest of the distance he covers with a
      speed 4km/hr. Total time of travel is 9 hours. What is the maximum distance he can cover?
      Ans. 40km.

 Initially two cups of same volume are present with milk filled upto 3/5th and 4/5th of their volumes.Water is then
      filled. Then two mixtures are mixed. Find the ratio of water to milk in the mixture.
     Ans. 3 : 7

16 grams of radioactive material decays into 8 grams in 10 years. How long will it take to decay to 1 gram ?
      Ans. 70 yrs.

In a rectangle the length is increased by of the original length . By what proportion should the
       width be reduced so that the area will be the same?
      Ans. 33

Find the nth number in the series is 1, -3, 5, -7.___                                 
      Ans. (-1)*(2n-1)

 If a square is formed by the diagonal of the square as an edge, what is the ratio between the area?
        Ans. 2

The perimeter of a rhombus is 52 units. One of its diagonal is 24 units.What is its second diagonals length?
       Ans. 10

A cubical rectangular bar has the dimensions with the ratio 5 : 4 : 3. Its volume is 7500. What is the
      surface area of the bar?
       Ans. 2350

In a class total 34 students, 16 are have a brother,  15 are have sisters, 9 students don,t have either
      brothers or sisters.Find the number of students having both brother and sisters.
      Ans. 6

A batsman scored 18 runs in his 18th innings and that makes his average 18. Find his average upto the
      17th innings?
      Ans. 19

6 women can do 75 units of work in 8 days by working 5hrs/day. In how many days can 4 women do 30 units
      of work by working 8hrs/day ?

A persons salary iis decreased by steps of 20%, 15% and 10%. What will be the percentage decrease, if the
      salary is decreased in a single shot?

The ratio of the length : breadth : height of a cuboid is 5 : 4: 3, and the volume is 7500. What will be its surface
       area ?

 If the circumference of a circle is 100 units, Then what will the length of the arc described by an angle of 20
       degree ?

3 persons started placementpapers with a capital of Rs.3000 . B invest Rs.600 less than A, C invest Rs.300 less
      than B. Then what is the share amount of B in a profit of Rs.886 ?
Directions for 41-50: Which of the following is the correct spelling for the word

supercede and supersede

 recommend and reccomend

superitendent and superitendant

 separate and seperate

succeed and suceed

coolly and cooly

despair and dispair

 ridiculous and rediculous

indespensible and indepensable

tranquility or tranquillity


Directions: For the given sample program give the output of the program(30 marks)

       int a[]={ 2,4,6,8,10 };
       int i;
       for( i = 0; i <= 4; i++)                                                                               
         printf("\n %d",a[i]);
      change( int *b, int n){
      int i;
     for( i = 0;  i < n; i++)
         *(b+i) = *(b+i) + 5;