# HCL Placement: Sample Questions 51 - 52 of 57

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## Question 51

### Question

MCQ▾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. Among the males what is the ratio of literate ones to illiterate ones?

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | 1: 3 |

b. | |

c. | |

d. | Data inadequate |

### Answer

b.### 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 literate males to illiterate ones.
- Males and females are in the ratio of
- So, number of illiterate males is, =

=

- Total number of males is 38400.
- So, number of literate males is, =

=

- Ratio of literate males to illiterate males is, =

=

## Question 52

### Question

MCQ▾Mohan earned twice as much as Deep. Yogesh earned ₹ . 3/- more than half as much as deep. If the amounts earned by Mohan, Deep, Yogesh are M, D, Y respectively. Which of the following is the correct ordering of these amounts?

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | M < D < Y |

b. | It can՚t be determined from the information given |

c. | M < Y < D |

d. | D < Y < M |

### Answer

b.### Explanation

- Amounts earned by Mohan, Deep and Yogesh are respectively M, D and Y respectively.
- Mohan earned twice as much as Deep, i.e.. M = 2D
- Yogesh earned 3 ₹ more than half as much as Deep, i.e.. Y = (D/2) + 3
- From the given information we cannot decide the exact amount earned by them.
- let՚s take some examples:
- If D = 1

Then M =

And Y =

Here, D < M < Y

- If D = 2

Then M =

And Y =

Here, D < M = Y

- If D = 3

Then M =

And Y =

Here, D < Y < M

- So, we cannot decide the correct ordering of amounts from the given information.