EMC Corporation Aptitude Questions Contributed by Syam updated on Jun 2019

EMC Corporation Aptitude Paper

1. A family I know has several children. Each boy in this family has as many sisters as brothers but each girl has twice as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there?
a. 3 boys and 2 girls
b. 4 boys and 3 girls
c. 3 boys and 4 girls
d. 3 boys and 3 girls

2. In a soap company a soap is manufactured with 11 parts. For making one soap you will get 1 part as scrap. At the end of the day u have 251 such scraps. From that how many soaps can be manufactured?
a. 22
b. 23
c. 24
d. 25

3. There is a 5 digit no. 3 pairs of sum is eleven each. Last digit is 3 times the first one. 3rd digit is 3 less than the second.4th digit is 4 more than the second one. Find the digit.
a. 25296
b. 14183
c. 35299
d. 56292

4. Every day a cyclist meets a train at a particular crossing. The road is straight before the crossing and both are traveling in the same direction. The cyclist travels with a speed of 10 Kmph. One day the cyclist comes late by 25 min. and meets the train 5km before the crossing. What is the speed of the train?
a. 80 kmph
b. 70 kmph
c. 60 kmph
d. 50 kmph

5. Two twins have certain peculiar characteristics. One of them always lies on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The other always lies on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. On the other days they tell the truth. You are given a conversation. Person A-- today is Sunday my name is Anil Person B -- today is Tuesday, my name is Bill What day is today?
a. Sunday
b. Monday
c. Tuesday
d. None

6. What was the day of the week on 17th June, 1998?
a. Monday
b. Tuesday
c. Wednesday
d. Thursday

7. If a - b = 3 and a^2 + b^2 = 29, find the value of ab.
a. 10
b. 12
c. 15
d. 18

8. A trader owes a merchant Rs. 10,028 due 1 year hence. The trader wants to settle the account after 3 months. If the rate of interest 12% per annum, how much cash should he pay?
a. Rs. 9025.20
b. Rs. 9200
c. Rs. 9600
d. Rs. 9560

9. A pupil's marks were wrongly entered as 83 instead of 63. Due to that the average marks for the class got increased by half. The number of pupils in the class is
a. 10
b. 20
c. 40
d. 73

10. The average weight of A, B and C is 45 kg. If the average weight of A and B be 40 kg and that of B and C be 43 kg, then the weight of B is
a. 17 kg
b. 20 kg
c. 26 kg
d. 31 kg

11. The average salary of 3 workers is Rs. 95 per week. If one earns Rs. 115 and second earns Rs. 65, how much is the salary of the 3rd worker.
a. 95
b. 100
c. 105
d. 110
e. none of these

12. A 16 stored building has 12000 sq.feet on each floor. Company A rents 7 floors and company B rents 4 floors. What is the number of sq.feet of unrented floor space.
a. 12000
b. 48000
c. 60000
d. 72000
e. none of these

13. During a given week A programmer spends 1/4 of his time preparing flow chart, 3/8 of his time coding and the rest of the time in debugging the programs. If he works 48 hours during the week , how many hours did he spend debugging the program.
a. 18
b. 19
c. 20
d. 21
e. none of these

14. A company installed 36 machines at the beginning of the year. In March they installed 9 additional machines and then disconnected 18 in August. How many were still installed at the end of the year.
a. 25
b. 27
c. 29
d. 31
e. None of these

15. A man owns 2/3 of the market research beauro business and sells 3/4 of his shares for Rs. 75000. What is the value of Business ?
a. 50000
b. 75000
c. 100000
d. 150000
e. None of these

16. If 12 file cabinets require 18 feet of wall space, how many feet of wall space will 30 cabinets require?
a. 36
b. 45
c. 46
d. 55
e. None of these

17. A computer printer produced 176,400 lines in a given day. If the printer was in operation for seven hours during the day, how many lines did it print per minute?
a. 25200
b. 2940
c. 1764
d. 420
e. None of these

18. From its total income, A sales company spent Rs.20,000 for advertising, half of the remainder on commissions and had Rs.6000 left. What was its total income?
a. 26000
b. 28000
c. 30000
d. 32000
e. None of these

19. On Monday a banker processed a batch of cheques, on Tuesday she processed three times as many, and on Wednesday she processed 4000 cheques. In the three days, she processed 16000 cheques. How many did she process on Tuesday?
a. 6000
b. 9000
c. 12000
d. 15000
e. None of these

20. The cost of four dozen proof machine ribbons and five dozen accouting machine ribbons was Rs.160/-. If one dozen accounting machine ribbons cost Rs.20/-, what is the cost of a dozen proof machine ribbons?
a. 10
b. 12
c. 15
d. 16
e. None of these

21. If a clerk can process 80 cheques in half an hour, how many cheques can she process in a seven and one half hour day?
a. 800
b. 1200
c. 1600
d. 2000
e. None of these

22. In a library, there are two racks with 40 books per rack. On a given day, 30 books were issued. What fraction remained in the racks?
a. 3/8
b. 1/2
c. 5/8
d. 3/4
e. None of these

23. The average length of three tapes is 6800 feet. None of the tapes is less than 6400 feet. What is the greatest possible length of one of the other tapes?
a. 6800
b. 7200
c. 7600
d. 8000
e. None of these

24. A company rented a machine for Rs.700/- a month. Five years later the treasurer calculated that if the company had purchased the machine and paid Rs.100/- monthly maintenance charge, the company would have saved Rs.2000/-. What was the purchase price of the machine?
a. Rs. 34000
b. Rs. 35000
c. Rs. 36000
d. Rs. 37000
e. None of these

25. Two computers each produced 48000 public utility bills in a day. One computer printed bills at the rate of 9600 an hour and the other at the rate of 7800 an hour. When the first computer finished its run, how many bills did the other computer still have to print?
a. 7000
b. 8000
c. 9000
d. 10000
e. None of these

26. If a salesman's average is a new order every other week, he will break the office record of the year. However, after 28 weeks, he is six orders behind schedule. In what proportion of the remaining weeks does he have to obtain a new order to break the record?
a. 1/4
b. 1/2
c. 3/4
d. 1
e. None of these

27. On a given day, a bank had 16000 cheques returned by customers. Inspection of the first 800 cheques indicated that 100 of those 800 had errors and were therefore the available immediately for data processing. On this basis, how many cheques would be available immediately for data processing on that day?
a. 15900
b. 15200
c. 14600
d. 14000
e. None of these

28. A tape manufacturer reduces the price of his heavy duty tape from Rs.30/- to Rs.28/- a reel and the price of a regular tape from Rs.24/- to Rs.23/- a reel. A computing centre normally spends Rs.1440/- a month for tapes and 3/4 of this is for heavy duty tapes. How much will they save a month under the new prices?
a. Rs.80
b. Rs.83
c. Rs.85
d. Rs.87
e. None of these

29. The dimensions of a certain machine are 48" X 30" X 52". If the size of the machine is increased proportionately until the sum of its dimensions equals 156", what will be the increase in the shortest side?
a. 5"
b. 6"
c. 7"
d. 8"
e. None of these

30. In a certain company, 20% of the men and 40% of the women attended the annual company picnic. If 35% of all the employees are man, what percent of all the employees went to the picnic?
a. 23%
b. 33%
c. 43%
d. 53%
e. None of these