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Hexaware paper
No of Questions : 100
Time : 60 Minutes
No negaive markings

After written test, we had GD and after that interview is shedueled on coming tuesday.

We were supppose to chose the topic for the GD. They select 1/5 in written test and 2/5 in GD.

The questions were from a wide spectrum like english, basic mathematics, solving algorithms, general computer awareness etc.

The english part consisted of Synonyms, antonyms, fill in the blanks, finding the mis-spelt word (there were 5 in each.)

Computer awarness had ques from basic computer knowledge

1,!,2,@,3,#,4,\$,5, what is next in the series
Ans : %.

Which is the oldest computing device still in use
Ans : Abacus.

Wat is WAP?
Ans : Wireless Application Protocol.

Nibble is equal to
Ans: 4 bits

Solving Algos : A simple program was given and the output was asked for different values of inputs.
I dont remember the exact ques. I am just giving a sample, which is similar to the one given there.
S= 0; C = 0
While ((2A+3B) < 100)
{
S = 3A - 2B
c = c + 1
}
Print a,s,c
Following this there were 5 quetions. every ques carried 1 mark.
Wat is the output if a = 26 b = 12
wat is the output if a = 24 b = 16 etc..

In Mathematics some ques were simple and others were a bit time consuming.
|X| + X = 0 wat is the value of X
a) 1 b) 0 c) 1,0 d) None of these

If 38473ABC(This was not the exact no given) is divisible by 75 what is ABC in the same order

x + 1/x = 2 x^100 + 1/x^100
f(z) = 1/1-x find f(f(f(1/x)))

The following questions got repeated from the pattern found in www.freshersworld.com

In the series 0, 3, 8, 15,__ What is the next number?
Ans : 24

X < 0, Y <> 0 then which of the following is always positive?
Ans. (x + y)^2

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
Ans. b+c = 0

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

In a car wheel, two spokes cover 15 degree. Then for the entire car, how many spokes are there?
Ans. 48.

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

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

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.

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)^(n-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

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 ?
Ans: Rs. 265.8

Wat I felt with this test was it was better to go thro all the 100 ques, cos some easy ones were there at the last. If U think U can certainly solve a problem but its time consuming just leave it and proceed to the next one. Some of the ques were very easy, even U no need to use pen and paper.

Verbal

Find the Wrongly Spelt word

Synonym

Antonym

Fill in the blanks

Aptitude (purely mathematical)

- Better have a look at the previous 1998 qn paper, from that we got many questions.

- strong analytical geometric and mensurational skills needed.

Computer Awareness

- Simply like find odd man out and 10 qns regarding 2 pseudocodes given

Time Constraint was the big thing, u cannot complete the paper if u solve all the qns, its not needed also, they're just seeing the relative mark, in our college from 150 , 29 were shortlisted for GD and from it 12 were shortlisted for Interview, i missed out in GD.

Try to assess ur group in GD, if u think its of to be an debating group, pls don't follow GD rules, and create ur oppurtunities for speaking as raising ur tone, intervening the conversation going on, 'its pretty sure that u'll be going off the GD rules, but it was the case in our group", i followed GD rules and i missed it out.

HEXAWARE - Inside Out

Questions you want to ask but dont know to whom
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1.Whats the noise?

They want to add 500 more in its payroll by christmas
I dont know how much % is freshers

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2. How much they can fill your purse?

7500 for first 6 months
10,000 for next 6 months
20,000 thereafter

Indian rupees! No dollar dreams ;-)
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3. Any strings?

You have to sign a bond for 1 year and you become James Bond

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4. If I break?

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5. Where they put you?
Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai
- should be ready pack your bags in a jiffy (and many times too)

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6. What if I get out in GD or test

Pray those in interview should refuse to sign the bond
Offer goes down the line in each campus

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7. Any perks

One free Cadburys perk on joining
Dont like it take Halwa!!!!

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8. To how much people they would offer in my college

Works out to 5-15% of test takers.
So Start 1..2..3......

WARNING

All the questions appeared in STMA(Short Term Memory Area) of my brain.
While all efforts are taken it cant be held accurate or authentic. Some questions IN LATEST PAPER have appeared in 98 Paper also. Hexaware doesnt have any connection with me.
I cant be held legally responsible in connection with this text file .

DONT EVER SEND ME YOUR RESUME.....YOU HEAR IT

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NOTE

1. All questions dont appear Section wise in the test
2. x^2 means square of x
Hexaware Testv1.0 ------- June 2004

LANGUAGE SKILLS - 15questions
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SYNONYMS,ANTONYMS & INCORRECT SPELLINGS

some words

1. acrimonous
2. inconspicious
3. bland
4. abate
5. cusp
6. profligate
7. vigour
8. lighten
(check the spellings in dictionary)

APTITUDE SECTION - 85questions

odd man out-like man in
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1. A E I O
ans o - (rest are made of lines now tell me are a big zero)

2. (fig) circle star rectangle <another symbol>
ans star - rest are flowchart symbols

3. programs documents settings properties
ans properties (others appear in START menu - he! my favourite
question)

4. processor ,motherboard ,display card, mouse
ans mouse - (others are inside the cabinet -- need out of the box
thinking)

computer UNawareness
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5. where is SIM card found
ans mobile phone (by the way can you expand SIM)

6. what is the lock symbol appearing in bootom of the browser mean
ans. connection secured (confusing another choice is Verisign
secured - you will see tick mark when it is Verisign authorised)

7. expand WAP
ans Wireless Application Protocol

8. expand CORBA
ans Common Object Request Broker Architeture

9. 92.168.100.4 - means what

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

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

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

13. X < 0, Y <> 0 then what is the possibility that the result is
always positive?
Ans. (xy)^2

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. Find the value of (1.99)2
Ans. 3.9601(dont calc - should be near to 4)

16. 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

17. 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

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

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

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

21. 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)

22. 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.

23. 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

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

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

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

27. 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

28. 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?

29. 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 ?
,
30. 178^2 -22^2
(USE (A+B)(A-B))

31. f(x) = x! g(x)=x^10 h(x)= 10^x for large values of x which is
greater?

32. f(x) = 1/(1-x) find(f(f(f(x)))

33. x+(1/x) = 2.5 find x^2 + (1/x^2)

34. 2^(2^n) = 256 find 2^(2n)

35. x=0 y=0 6x+7y=42 find position(lies inside/out/on) of (4,5) in
the triangle

36. 22 Jun 2003 is sunday which year previously did 22 jun became
sunday

37. A man walked 30m west 5m south 10m west 35m north to reach
tollgate find the dist from start to gate.
ans. 50m (use pythogoras)

38. area of square = sum of areas of rect1(41*27) and rect2(41*14).
find square side.
ans. 41

39. find next in series 31,29,31,30,31,?

Walk/Swim thro Coding

40. Input a,b
s=0;
c=a;
d=b;
while(d<>0)
{
s=s+c;
d=d-1;
}
Print s

for given values of a,b find the output
5questions for different values of a,b

41. Input a,b
while(3a+2b<100)
{
s=s+a;
a=a+2;
b=b-1;
}

for given values of a,b (i remember one 29,5) find the output

Tips
1. Do the coding first and you are out - They are time consuming - Save the worst for last

2. Be choosy - take the easy (questions) first - So scan scan scan

3. best path in hexaware tree
language ---->
odd man out ---->
computer awareness ---->
easy sums ----->
difficult sums---->
coding

do this or find the path to your home.

4.SPEED kills but also wins. Put your brain in 5th gear

5.Blind goose guess - mark a or e - they are more probable

6. Write your q paper code proper or your are a man overboard

7. There is minimum no of q to be attempted(so they didnt say explicitly) and no negative marking. So be generous!waste your ink! cross off for all questions

8. They will ask u in the pep talk in GD waht is the first or last question or your code.
So watch out all those DANGER-PAST-QUESTIONS-FORGOT type fellows

Group Discussion
1. No GD only shout!!! - Our LOk Sabha Style
2. Shout at top of your voice and shout some meaningful points
3. Please train ur vocal chords! Drink our good pure(pun intended) water before GD
4. IF u cant then carry a loudspeaker
5. 10 per group max 3 groups
6. final interview they select 3 from each group
7. Dont think 1-proposer 1-opposer 1-moderator it could 3-proposer or 3 opposer too.
9. 30 minutes of shouting(3min-choose the topic, 2min-prepare,20min-shout)
10. They might also give you a topic.
12. Be ready to summarise. Try to say all the points told and say conclusion is yet to be reached.
13. 2 or 3 choosen people will summarise.
14. Dont ever make unruly gestures. You are out immediately.
15. Be ready for any topic.Only general topic - no subject,economics style

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WHAT I EXPECT

1. If you like my effort post ur thanx in the group Encouragement energises me.

2. Update this questions and post it as Haxaware testv2.0

It would be easy for otherr to find the latest one

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