# Harper macleod Interview Questions, Process, and Tips

Ques:- What was the toughest challenge you have ever faced?
Ques:- A boat can travel with a speed of 13 km/hr in still water. If the speed of the stream is 4 km/hr, find the time taken by the boat to go 68 km downstream

Speed = 13+4 km/hr
Distance = 68 km/hr
Time=distance/speed
68/17=4hrs

Ques:- Describe red color to a blind person
Ques:- If a sum of money compound annually amounts of thrice itself in 3 years. In how many years will it become 9 times itself
Ques:- What did toy learn from your last job?
Ques:- What is the significant achievement in your life
Ques:- How many tangents can be drawn with in three circles if they do not lie with in each other

we can draw 12 tangents, 4 for 2 circles and 12 for 3
circles

Ques:- P and Q started a business with respective investments of Rs. 4 lakhs and Rs. 10 lakhs. As P runs the business, his salary is Rs. 5000 per month. If they earned a profit of Rs. 2 lakhs at the end of the year, then find the ratio of their earnings?
Ques:- What is the equivalent compound ratio of 5:6::7:10::6:5?

5:6::7:10::6:5
=((5/6)/(7/10)/(6/5))
=((5/6)*(6/5)/(7/10))
=(1/(7/10))
=10/7

Ques:- 80% pass in english, 70%pass in maths , 10%fail in both , 144 pass in both . How many all appeared to the test?

pass English =80%
fail=100-80=20%
pass Math = 70%
fail in Math=100-70=30%
fail in both=10%
total fail students= fail in Eng+fail in Math-common
= 20+30-10=40%
if 40% fail then 60% will pass
let total students=x
hence
60% 0f (total students)=144
60/100 of (x)= 144
x=(144×100)/60
X=240
total students=240

Ques:- Insert the missing number:
3, 7, 6, 5, 9, 3, 12, 1, 15, (…..)
A. -1
B. 3
C. 13
D. 18

-1

Ques:- A box contains 3 blue marbles, 4 red, 6 green marbles and 2 yellow marbles. If two marbles are drawn at random, what is the probability that at least one is green?
Ques:- You have 9 marbles. 8 marbles weigh 1 ounce each, & one marble weighs 1.5 ounces. You are unable to determine which is the heavier marble by looking at them. You have a weighing scale that consists of 2 pans, but the scale is only good for 2 total weighing. How can you determine which marble is the heaviest one using the scale & in 2 weighing?
Ques:- Given two tables Student(SID, Name, Course) and Level(SID, level) write the SQL statement to get the name and SID of the student who are taking course = 3 and at freshman level.
Ques:- A can copy 50 papers in 10 hours while both A & B can copy 70 papers in 10 hours. Then for how many hours required for B to copy 26 papers?

A can copy 50 papers in 10 hrs
that means 5 papers in 1 hour
A & B can copy 70 papers in 10 hrs
that means both of them copy 7 papers in 1hour
we know A can copy 5 papers
there fore B can copy 2papers in 1 hour
so B can copu 26 papers in x hours
2*x=26
x=26/2=13 hours

Ques:- Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday?

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday

Ques:- Insert the missing number:
16, 33, 65, 131, 261, (…..)
A. 521
B. 523
C. 613
D. 721

523

Ques:- Today is Tuesday. After 62 days it will be
A. Monday
B. Wednesday
C. Thursday
D. Sunday

Monday
7days for a week so 62÷7 remainder is 6 so
After Tuesday + 6days = monday

Ques:- UK Shift timings and salary
Ques:- Education & training
Ques:- If you are initially posted at visakapattanam then what will you do?
Ques:- Would you lie for the company?
Ques:- Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years. What is definitely the difference between R and Q’s age?
Ques:- How many hours a week do you normally work?
Ques:- In a row of trees, one tree is fifth from either end of the row. How many trees are there in the row?

10

Ques:- Find the missing number of the series. 0.5, 0.55, 0.65, 0.8, ..

1st step : 0.5
2nd step : 0.5+0.05 = 0.55
3rd step : 0.55+0.10 = 0.65
4th step : 0.65+0.15 = 0.8
5th step : 0.80+0.20 = 1.00

Ques:- A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were ?

999,919 = 991 × 1,009

Number of cats= 991
Number of mice killed by each cat=1,009

Ques:- What do you do in your spare time?
Ques:- What is the angle between the two hands of a clock when time is 8:30

180*2/3 = 60degree

Ques:- 3, 5, 8, 13, 24, 39, 72 FIND THE WRONG NUMBER

3*2-1=5
5*2-2=8
8*2-3=13
13*2-4=22
22*2-5=39
39*2-6=72
so series is 3,5,8,13,22,39,72
24 should be replaced by 22
24 is wrong…….

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