IBM Paper Contributed by Vivek Mehta updated on Jun 2019
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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?

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