Aptitude Section

Q1. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the escalator of a tube
station. He found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30 seconds to
reach the bottom. However, if he steps down 34 stairs he would only require 18
seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment the top
step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step at the bottom,
find out the height of the stair way in steps?

Ans.46 steps.

Q2. The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as
it was 4 years ago, because an old member has been replaced by a young member.
Find how much younger is the new member ?

Ans.40
years.

Q3. Three containers A, B and C have volumes a, b, and c
respectively; and container A is full of water while the other two are empty. If
from container A water is poured into container B which becomes 1/3 full, and
into container C which becomes 1/2 full, how much water is left in container
A?

Q4. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and ACDE is a rectangle. AB =
10 and EC = 20. What is the length of AE?

Ans. AE =
10.

Q5. In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the circle at
A and B respectively and the chord BC is parallel to
tangent PA. If AC = 6 cm, and length of the tangent AP is
9 cm, then what is the length of the chord BC?

Ans. BC = 4
cm.

Q6. Three cards are drawn at random from an ordinary pack of
cards. Find the probability that they will consist of a king, a queen and an
ace.

Ans. 64/2210.

Q7. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between
them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed
more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were
?

Ans. 991.

Q8. If Log2 x - 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what would the value /
values of x be?

Ans. x = e2 or
e3.

Q9. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number. After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original number, but they are in reverse order. The ten's place of the original number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the number?

Ans. 46

Q10. Can you tender a one rupee note in such
a manner that there shall be total 50 coins but none of them would be 2 paise
coins.?

Ans. 45 one paisa coins,
2 five paise coins, 2 ten paise coins, and 1 twenty-five paise
coins.

Q11. A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour,
it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to reach
the top?

Ans.18
hours.

Q12. What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ?
14 6 18 12

Ans. 9

Q13. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at
Rs.9 a kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how
many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40kgs. of the
mixture?

Ans. Brand A needed is
24kgs.

Q14. A wizard named Nepo says "I am only
three times my son's age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age.
Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old." How old is
Nepo?

Ans. 360 years old.

Q15. One dog tells the other that there are two dogs in front of
me. The other one also shouts that he too had two behind him. How many are
they?

Ans. Three.

Q16. A man ate 100 bananas in five days,
each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the
first day?

Ans. Eight.

Q17. If it takes five minutes to boil one
egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs?

Ans. Five minutes.

Q18. The minute hand of a clock overtakes
the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How much a day does
the clock gain or lose?

Ans. 32 8/11 minutes.

Q19. Solve for x and y: 1/x - 1/y = 1/3,
1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9.

Ans. x = 3/2 or -3 and y
= 3 or -3/2.

Q20. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20 a kg.
During last month its rate was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much percent should a
family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed?

Ans. 20 %.

Q21. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3
= 6.

Ans. 10.

Q23. Can you find out what day of the week
was January 12, 1979?

Ans.
Friday.

Q24. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions for 32 days, when
given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the end of 7 days a reinforcement
arrives and it was found that now the provisions will last 8 days less, when
given at the rate of 825 grams per head. How, many more men can it
feed?

Ans. 1700
men.

Q25. From 5 different green balls, four
different blue balls and three different red balls, how many combinations of
balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball?

Ans. 3720.

Q26. Three pipes, A, B, & C are attached
to a tank. A & B can fill it in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C
can empty it in 15 minutes. If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1
minute each, how soon will the tank be filled?

Ans. 167
minutes.

Q27. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?

Ans. 3 hours 20 minutes.

Technical Section

Q1. typedef struct

{char *;

nodeptr next;

} *nodeptr;

What does nodeptr stand for?

Q2. What does int *x[](); means ?

Q3. struct list{

int x;

struct list
*next;

}*head;

the struct head.x =100

Is the above assignment to pointer is correct or wrong ?

Ans. Wrong

Q4.What is the output of the following ?

int i;

i=1;

i=i+2*i++;

printf(%d,i);

Ans. 4

Q5. FILE *fp1,*fp2;

fp1=fopen("one","w")

fp2=fopen("one","w")

fputc('A',fp1)

fputc('B',fp2)

fclose(fp1)

fclose(fp2)

}

Find the Error, If Any?

Ans. no error. But It will over writes on same
file.

What are the output(s) for the following ?

Q6. #include<malloc.h>

char *f()

{

char *s=malloc(8);

strcpy(s,"goodbye");

}

main()

{

char *f();

printf("%c",*f()='A');

}

Q7. #define MAN(x,y) (x)>(y)?(x):(y)

{

int i=10;

j=5;

k=0;

k=MAX(i++,++j);

printf(%d %d %d %d,i,j,k);

}

Ans. 10 5 0

Q8. a=10;

b=5; c=3;

d=3;

if(a<b)&&(c=d++)

printf(%d %d %d %d a,b,c,d);

else

printf("%d %d %d %d a,b,c,d);

Q9. #include<stdarg.h>

show(int t,va_list ptr1)

{

int a,x,i;

a=va_arg(ptr1,int);

printf("\n %d",a);

}

display(char)

{

int x;

listptr;

va_star(otr,s);

n=va_arg(ptr,int);

show(x,ptr);

}

main()

{

display("hello",4,12,13,14,44);

}

Q10. main()

{

printf("hello");

fork();

}

Q11. main()

{

int i = 10;

printf(" %d %d %d
\n", ++i, i++, ++i);

}

Q12. #include<stdio.h>

main()

{

int *p,*c,i;

i = 5;

p = (int*) (malloc(sizeof(i)));

printf("\n%d",*p);

*p = 10;

printf("\n%d %d",i,*p);

c = (int*) calloc(2);

printf("\n%d\n",*c);

}

Q13. #define MAX(x,y) (x) >(y)?(x):(y)

main()

{

int i=10,j=5,k=0;

k= MAX(i++,++j);

printf("%d..%d..%d",i,j,k);

}

Q14. #include <stdio.h>

main()

{

enum _tag{ left=10, right, front=100, back};

printf("left is %d, right is %d, front is %d, back is %d",left,right,front,back);

}

Q15. main()

{

int a=10,b=20;

a>=5?b=100:b=200;

printf("%d\n",b);

}

Q16. #define PRINT(int) printf("int = %d ",int)

main()

{

int x,y,z;

x=03;y=02;z=01;

PRINT(x^x);

z<<=3;

PRINT(x);

y»=3;

PRINT(y);

}

Q17. #include<stdio.h>

main()

{

char s[]
= "Bouquets and Brickbats";

printf("\n%c, ",*(&s[2]));

printf("%s, ",s+5);

printf("\n%s",s);

printf("\n%c",*(s+2));

}

Q18. main()

{

struct s1

{

char *str;

struct s1 *ptr;

};

static struct s1 arr[] = {

{"Hyderabad",arr+1},

{"Bangalore",arr+2},

{"Delhi",arr}

};

struct s1 *p[3];

int i;

for(i=0;i<=2;i++)

p[i] = arr[i].ptr;

printf("%s\n",(*p)->str);

printf("%s\n",(++*p)->str);

printf("%s\n",((*p)++)->str);

}

Q19. main()

{

char *p = "hello world!";

p[0] =
'H';

printf("%s",p);

}