HEXAWARE Latest Fresher Placement Question
Paper 1 2005

Directions for questions 1-10: Expand the
following terms:-

1. ODBC

Ans: Open Database Connectivity.

2. HTML

Ans: Hyper Text Markup Language.

3. RISC

Ans: Reduced Instruction Set Computing.

4. ASCII

Ans: American Standard Code For Information
Interchange.

HEXAWARE Latest Fresher Engineer Placement
Sample Question Paper 1 2005

5. ANSI

Ans: American National Standard Institute.

6. XML

Ans: Extended Markup Language.

7. FLOPS

Ans: Floating Point Operating Per Second.

8.
SQL

Ans: Sequential Query Language.

9. QBE

Ans: Query By Example.

10. ALE

Ans: Address Latch Enable.

11. What is lagging in DBMS?

Ans: Reduced Redundancy.

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

12. Unix

OS/2

CMOS

MSDOS

Ans: CMOS.

13. Oracle

Informix

Sybase

LISP

Ans: LISP

14. Laser

Inkjet

Dotmatirx

Mouse

Ans: Mouse

15. Dir

Cls

Csh

Copy

Ans: Csh

16. Bit

Byte

Nibble

Digit

Ans: Digit

17. Hard Disk

Floppy
Drive

CD ROM

Cache

Ans: Cache

18. SQL

QUEL

QBE

ORACLE

Ans: Oracle

19. C++

JAVA

VC++

PASCAL

Ans: PASCAL

20. Projection Operation

Selection Operation

Intersection

Set Difference Operation

Ans: Intersection

21. Which of the following is a universal
gate?

(a) OR

(b) AND

(c) XOR

(d) NOR

Ans: NOR

22. The default back end of the VB is

(a)
Oracle

(b) Sybase

(c) Informics

Ans: Sybase

23. What is meant by Superconductivity?

Ans: No reistance

24. Viscosity

Ans: Friction

25. 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.

25. 9's complement of 28

Ans:71

26. Binary of 58

Ans: 111010.

27. Octal of 359

Ans: 547

28. Hexadecimal of 650

Ans: 28A

29. BCD of 18

Ans: 0001 1000

30. BCD of 34.8

Ans: 0011 0100.1000

31. Excess-3 code of 6

Ans: 1001

32. Excess-3 code of 9

Ans: 1100

33. If Ax + By = 1F16;

Cx + Dy = 2510.

Find the value of x and y?

34. Semaphore is used for

(a) Synchronization

(b) Dead-lock avoidence

(c) box

(d) none

Ans: A

35. For addressing 1 MB memory, the number
of address lines required,

(a) 11

(b) 16

(c) 22

(d) 24

Ans: B

36. 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

37. Pick the odd man out

(a) IO.SYS

(b) MSDOS.SYS

(c) ROM-BIOS

(d) COMMAND.COM

Ans: c

38. OS/2 is a

(a) Single User OS

(b) Multi User OS

(c) Multi Tasking OS

(d) None of these

Ans: C

39. 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

40. 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

Aptitude Section

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

1. A man of letters

2. A man of straw

3. To be in the air

4. To bite the dust

5. Man of few words

6. Penny wise pound foolish.

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

8. Which is the biggest perfect square
amongst the following:-

15129, 12348, 23716, 20736

9. 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

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

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

12. X < 0, Y <> 0

then what is the possibility that the result
is always positive?

Ans: xy

13. 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?

14. 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

15. 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

16. Find the value of (1.99)2

Ans: 3.9601

17. 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

18. 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 19. 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

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

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

Ans: 24

22. What is the angle of degree suspended
when two hands of clock showing the time
2:30?

Ans: 105 degrees

23. The 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

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

Ans: 25%

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

Ans: 26.25 (approx)

26. A person starts walking at a speed of 5
km/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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. Find the nth number in the series is 1,
-3, 5, -7.___

Ans: (-1)*(2n-1)

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

Ans: 2

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

Ans: 10

33. 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

34. 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

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

Ans: 19

36. 6 women can do 75 units of work in 8
days by working 5 hrs/day. In how many days
can 4 women do 30 units of work by working 8
hrs/day?

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

38. 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?

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

40. 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.

41. Supercede and Supersede

42. Recommend and Reccomend

43. Superitendent and Superitendant

44. Separate and Seperate

45. Succeed and Suceed

46. Coolly and Cooly

47. Despair and Dispair

48. Ridiculous and Rediculous

49. Indespensible and Indepensable

50. Tranquility or Tranquillity

C Test

Directions: For the given sample program
give the output of the program.

30 Marks

main()

{

int a[]={ 2,4,6,8,10 };

int i;

change(a,5);

for( i = 0; i <= 4; i++)

printf("\n %d",a*);
}
change( int *b, int n){
int i;
for( i = 0; i < n; i++)
*(b+i) = *(b+i) + 5;
}*