HCL Technologies Aptitude Questions Contributed by Navyatha updated on Jan 2022
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HCL Aptitude Questions

HCL is one of the most advanced companies that recruit hundreds of bright candidates. The questions paper involves various modern aspects that would test the basic knowledge of the candidates.This paper includes HCL aptitude questions for preparation.

HCL Aptitude Questions

1. A basket contains 3 blue, 5 black and 3 red balls. If 3 balls are drawn at random what is the probability that all are black?
a. 2/11
b. 1/11
c. 3/11
d. 8/33
e. None of these

DIRECTIONS for questions 2-3: What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number/alphabetic series?

2. 17 9 10 ? 35 90
a. 21
b. 27.5
c. 19
d. 16.5
e. None of these

3. 3 20 78 334 1696 ?
a. 8410
b. 9836
c. 10206
d. 1150
e. None of these

4. The magnitude of the area of a circle is seven times that of its circumference. What is the circumference (in units) of the circle?
a. 616
b. 132
c. 88
d. Can't be determined
e. None of these

5. 15.002 × ? × 25.0210 = 7113.018
a. 19
b. 26
c. 11
d. 31
e. 35

6. A mixture of 45 liters of spirit and water contains 20% of water in it. How much water must be added to make the water 25% in the new mixture?
a. 5 liters
b. 3 liters
c. 4 liters
d. 6 liters
e. None of these

7. The length of a rectangular field is double its width, inside the field there is a square-shaped pond 8 m long. If the area of the pond is 1/8 of the field, what is the length of the field?
a. 32 m
b. 16 m
c. 64 m
d. 20 m
e. None of these

8. A bottle contains 3/4 of milk and the rest water. How much of the mixture must be taken away and replaced by equal quantity of water so that the mixture has half milk and half water?
a. 25%
b. 331?2%
c. 45%
d. 50%
e. None of these

9. Krishan has some hens and some cows. If the total number of animal heads are 59 and the total number of feet are 190, how many cows does Krishan have?
a. 36
b. 32
c. 23
d. 20
e. Can't be determined

10. In an examination it is required to get 296 of the total maximum aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 259 marks and is declared failed. The difference of marks obtained by the student and that required to pass is 5%. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get?
a. 690
b. 780
c. 740
d. 749
e. None of these

DIRECTIONS for the question 11 to 12: The question below has either two or three statements followed by two or three conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding the commonly known facts.

11. Statements: All alphabets are numbers, some alphabets are digits
Conclusions: I. At least some digits are numbers
II. No digit is a number
a. Either conclusion I or II follows
b. Neither conclusion I nor II follows
c. Only conclusion II follows
d. Only conclusion I follow
e. Both conclusions I and II follow

12. Statements: Some wins are losses, All trophies are losses.
Conclusions: I. All trophies are wins
II. All losses are trophies
a. Either conclusion I or II follows
b. Both conclusions I and II follow
c. Only conclusion II follows
d. Only conclusion I follow
e. Neither conclusion I nor II follows

DIRECTIONS for the question 13 to 15: Read the information given below and answer the question that follows.

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are standing in a straight line facing north with equal distance between them, not necessary in the same order. Each one is pursuing a different profession  actor, reporter, doctor, engineer, lawyer, teacher and painter not necessary in the same order.

G is fifth to the left of C. The reporter is third to the right of G. F is fifth to the right of A. E is second to the left of B. The engineer is second to the left of D. There are only three people between the engineer and the painter. The doctor is to the immediate left of the engineer. The lawyer is to the immediate right of the teacher.

13. Who amongst the following is the actor?
a. E
b. F
c. C
d. B
e. A

14. What is Ds position with respect to the painter?
a. Third to the left
b. Second to the right
c. Fourth to the right
d. Third to the right
e. Second to the left

15. Who among the following are standing at the extremes?
a. A and F
b. G and C
c. G and F
d. A and B
e. A and C

DIRECTIONS for the question 16: Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.

In a certain code,
very large risk associated is written as nu ta ro gi
risk is very low is written as  gi se nu mi
is that also associated is written as ta mi po fu
inherent risk also damaging is written as fu nu di yu
(All the codes are two letter codes only.)

16. What does the code di stand for?
a. Either damaging or inherent
b. Inherent
c. Also
d. low
e. risk

DIRECTIONS for the question 17: Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.

Point A is 14m north of point B
Point C is 11m east of point B
Point D is 5m north of point C
Point E is 7m west of point D
Point F is 6m north of point E
Point G is 4m west of point F

17. How far is F from point A ?
a. 5m
b. 5.67m
c. 6m
d. 3m
e. 4m

DIRECTIONS for the questions 18: The question below consist of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and mark.

18. How many students are there in the class?
I. There are more than 20 but less than 27 students in the class.
II. There are more than 24 but less than 31 students in the class. the number of students in the class can be divided into groups such that each group contains 5 students.
a. The data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
b. The data neither in Statement I nor in Statement II are sufficient to answer the question
c. The data either in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
d. The data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
e. The data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

DIRECTIONS for the questions 19-20: Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.

19. Statement: K > I > T > E; O < R < K
Conclusion: I. R < E
II. O < T
a. Neither conclusion I nor II follows
b. Both conclusions I and II follows
c. Only conclusion II follows
d. Either conclusion I or II follows
e. Only conclusion I follows

20. Statement: C < L < O = U = D > S > Y
Conclusion: I. O > Y
II. C < D
a. Neither conclusion I nor II follows
b. Both conclusions I and II follows
c. Only conclusion I follows
d. Only conclusion II follows
e. Either conclusion I or II follows

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