# HCL Papers: Sample Questions 34 - 35 of 57

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## Question number: 34

MCQ▾

### Question

Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % is literate. 60 % of the total population is male. Out of the total illiterate population, males and female are in the ratio 3: 4. What is the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Data inadequate

c.

### Explanation

• Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % are literate and rest 35 % people are illiterate. 60 % of 64000 people are male and rest 40 % of 64000 are female. Ratio of male and female is 3: 4.
• We want to find the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones.
• Here, 35 % people of 64000 are illiterate.
• So, total illiterate people are, =

=

• 40 % of 64000 are females.
• So, number of female is, =

=

• So, are male.
• Ratio of male and female is
• So,
• So, there are total 12800 females illiterate and are literate.
• Ratio of illiterate females to literate females is,

## Question number: 35

MCQ▾

### Question

Mohan walked 25 metres towards South, took a right turn and walked 15 metres. He then took a left turn and walked 25 metres. Which direction is he now from his starting point?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

South-West

b.

North-West

c.

South-East

d.

South

a.

### Explanation

• Based on this information we can generate the following figure.
• The ending point of Mohan’s journey is point D.
• Point D is in the ‘South-West’ direction from starting point A.