### HCL Placement Papers | HCL previously asked aptitude questions

1.Riya is twice as old as Priya now. Three years ago she was thrice as old as priya.How old is Riya now?

a. 7 years

b. 9 years

c. 6 years

d. 12 years

Answer – d

2. Complete the series 81, 69, 58, 48, 39, -----

a. 7

b. 10

c. 22

d. 31

Answer – d

3. Riya and Priya set on a journey. Riya moves eastward at a speed of 20kmph and Priya moves westward at a speed of 30 kmph.How far will be priya from Riya after 30 minutes

a. 25kms

b. 10kms

c. 50kms

d. 30kms

Answer – a

4. What percentage of 20 is .05?

a. 0.5

b. 0.25

c. 0.1

d. 0.025

Answer – b

5. If a number cube is rolled once and coin is tossed once. What is the probability that the coin will show tails and composite number on the cube?

a. 1/8

b. 1/16

c. 1/2

d. 1/4

Answer – a

6. A loan of Rs.700 is made at 9.5% simple interest for 4 months. How much interest is owed when the loan is due?

a. RS.20

b. Rs 23

c. Rs 22

d. Rs 24

Answer – c

7. If ¼ of ¼ is subtracted from ½ of ½, the result will be

a. 3/8

b. 1/16

c. 3/16

d. 1/4

Answer – c

8.If x(a) = a2 +2a-1, then x(8)-x(5) =

a. 43

b. 45

c. 14

d. 3

Answer – b

9. How many pieces, each of length 4.5 meters, can be cut out of 225 meters of wires?

a. 40

b. 45

c. 50

d. 55

Answer – c

10. During a stock clearance sale, a pair of shoes which costs Rs.500 was sold at a small profit of 5%. What was the selling price of the pair of shoes?

a. 400

b. 425

c. 450

d. 475

Answer – d