__IBM Placement Paper__

__a) Aptitude Questions__

1. If a person sells a product for rs141/- he suffers a loss of 6%.if he has to have a profit of 10%, at what price should he sell it?

Answer : Rs.165

2. 7,0,1,8,5,12,9,26,3,23,2,?

Answer : 28

3. 2,3,10,15,26,?

Answer : 35

4. If the 1rst day of 1999 is a sunday,what is the last day?

5. If A driver drives a car four times a lap 10,20 30,60 kmph what is his average speed?

Answer : 20kmph

6. 5,16,22,68,28,87,36,106,11,?

Answer : 45

7. 13,24,36,23,34,56,33,44,96,43,54,?

Answer : 116

8. 0,1,2,0.5,2,2,2,2,4,3,2,?

Answer : 3.5

9. 8,5,9,7,2,25,5,1,16,8,6,?

Answer : 15

10. 1/4,1/4,1/2,3/2,6,?

Answer : 30

11. 9,4,16,6,36,21,441,?

Answer : 421

12. Speed of boat in still water is 10kmph..if it travels 24km downstream,16km upstream in the same amount of time,what is the speed of the stream?

13. 3,7,10,8,4,12,0,5,5,3,2,?

Answer : 5

14. 7,4,6,3,4.5,1.5,2.25,?

Answer : -0.75

15. A cube of 3 units is painted on all sides. If this cube is divided into cubes of 1 unit,how many cube have none of their faces painted?

16. In a class the average age is 16yrs.if the teacher who is 40 yrs of age is also included ,the average becomes 17yrs,how many students were there?

17. If 3 houses are to be painted,Mr A can paint a house in 6 days(nos are not same)…Mr B can do the same in 8 days…and Mr.C in 12 days. If Mmr A does the work for 8 days and leaves for vacation, and Mr B continues the work for the next 6 days, for how many days should mr.C work?

Answer : 11 days

18. A ball falls from a height of 8ft ,bounces back to half the distance & continues till it comes to rest. What is the total distance travelled by the ball?

Answer: 24ft

19. 18,24,5,21,27,8,17,23,4,24,30,?

Answer : 9

20. 3,5,2,100,4,7,3,196,1,6,5,?

Answer : 144

21. Which of the following is the sum of 3 consecutive prime nos?

Answer : 49 and 59

22. If the area of a square has increased by 69%,by what % has its side increased?

23. Six squares of same dimension are kept side by side to make a rectangle with a perimeter of 182 cm. what is the perimeter of each square.

Answer : 52

24. One student takes 20 mins to reach school if he goes at a speed of 15kmph .At what speed should he go to reach in 15 mins ( nos are not same).

Answer : 16kmph

25. 2,9,5,49,11,169,?

Answer : 22

26. 2,6,5,14,11,26,17,?

Answer : 60

27. How many rational numbers are there between 0 and 5

Answer : Infinite

28. A certain number of bullets were shared by 3 people equally.Each of them fired 4 bullets and the sum of the remaining bullets was equal to the initial share each had got.what was the initial number of bullets?

Answer : 18

__b) Technical Questions __

1. In a student form what is the relationship between student and course?

2. If in a table:account no,account holders name,account type ,…..(something else was given)are the

fields,which of them could be the primary key?

3. Best method to find out whether a given array already sorted,is sorted or not in minute time

4. A question to convert a big no in decimal to octal(check only for the last 2 nos in ans is sufficient)

5. Which of the following is an example of a spooling device?

6. A trigger is …?

7. If a file is opened in “r+” mode(in C),it means

8. What does the following statement mean?

int (*a)[4]

9. What is the difference between 123 and 0123 in c?

10. Software Configuration Management process is –

11. Data Integrity constraint is

12. ROM is

13. Which of the following uses the minimum length of cable?

14. x-=y+1 is equivalent to what?

15. A primary key in one table also present in some other table is called

16. What is vector processing?

17. Which of the following is a real time system?

18. How can you append the ls and who to certain existing file (like that)(i.e.listing and output of who is to be directed to a file suppose u have a network .users complain of slow you suspect a problem in network adapter once you find that the data is continuous and erroneous. what device do u use?