IBM Paper

Two Sections

1. Aptitude

2. Technical

Aptitude

1. like 3 consecutive prime adds to some no what is

that

ans: both 49 and 59.

2. one persont travlled 4 laps with the speed of

10,20,40 ( or 30) and 60 kmph

and what is the average speed.

ans: 20 (sure)

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3.like one student takes 20 mins if he go with speed

15kmph and at what speed he

should go to reach in 15 mins ( nos are not same)

ans: 16kmph( but not sure)

4. there are 2 type of people group 'yes' who always

says yes ( they never say 'no') if they are not

sure about they will remain sailent. and other grou

name 'no' where the group of people always say 'no'

if they are not sure they

will remain silent.

thats it

now quetions are

1) what will be the answer if i ask are u belong to

group 'yes'

options are: they remain silent ,say yes, say no,

either yes or no, can't

be determined

2) same quetion but if i ask are u belong to group

'no'

answers for both above quetions are not ( not

determined)

3) what will the other person say if ask are u

belong to grou 'yes'

and etc

there were 5 quetions first 4 u can do it last one

little bit tough.

spend some time on this u can do it.

4)

5)

9.like from height of 8 mts on ball fell down and each

time it bounces half the

distnace back. so what will be the distance

travelled

ans: 24 (sure) like 8+4+4+2+2+1+1+0.5+0.5+ and etc

..

answer is not 20

10.like 6 cubes are arranged adjacentlay and given

the perimeter and aksed to

find the perimeter of one cube.

ans: if x is the total perimeter then (x/14)*4 leads

to the answer.

but check it once u will be having plenty of time.

answer is 52 (13*4)

11. some data is given like this 10kmph in still water

ship took some x mins and downstream

some y mins in same time

what is the stream value .... (q is not exat)

ans: 3 (not sure)

12.some average problem like 16 students average

weight and teacher joins them ....

ans: 23 (sure) do this (16x+40)/(x+1) will give

the value.

13. some probelm on square like to increase area by

69% by what percent side should be

incresed

ans: square root of 169 i.e 13 ( not sure)

14. no of rational nos b/w 0 and 5

ans: infinite

15. First day of 1999 is sunday what day is the last

day

ans: monday

16.bullets probel some x no of bullets are shared by 3

people equally . and each fired

4 bullets then the sum of remaining bullets is

equal to intially divsion value

ans: 18 (sure)

17. bread problem, one come and eat half no of breads

and somthing...

ans: 63( check it)

18. like A can do in 6 day and B can do in 8 and C can

do in 12 days but b left after working for 6 days for

how many no of day A and C shluld work

ans: 11( i dont think so this is correct)

Technical

1. what is vector processing

ans: i dont no

2. what is
data
integrity

ans: option a ( like the range of values is defined

by data integrity)

3.which topology takes minimum wiring

options: star,bus,ring and complete etc

ans: find it from network text book ( may be bus or

ring)

4.best sorting if elements are already sorted

ans: insertion sort(sure)

5.software configuration management -----

ans: option a ( but check it from SE text book there

are only 2 confusing answers)

6.In network the packers are flowing unnecessarly what

is the way to control

it and ....

options: SNMP, and some i dont remember.

7.some octal no to decimal conversion

for given octal no the last digit was 7

ans: the option a ( the decimal last digit was 1)

8.x-=y+1 is equivalant to

ans: x=x-y-1 (sure) because it is interpreted as

x=x-(y+1)

9. in a student form what is the relationship b/w

student and course

ans: actually it is many to one but they specified

in a student form

so think and write.

10.which is correct to append the ouput of ls and who

to some
file
x.

ans:(who;ls)>>x (check it)

11.what is trigger in DBMS (know what it will do)

12.what happens when we open a file in r+ mode

like whether file will be created if it s not there

can we write to file ...

13. what is ROM

ans: it contains boot up program and it is not

accesible

that was one answer and anothe option was

it is non volatile ( choose one among these 2)

14. what is int (*a)[4]

ans: pointer to an array of 4 integer (check it)

15. primary key of anothe table is present and so

on..........

ans: foreign key

16. what is the diffirenece b/w 0123 and 123 in c?

ans:40(sure)

17. which among the devices is spooled device

ans: printer(correct)

18. if u get error in adapter which device will u use?

ans: contact electronics student.

one of the option was voltometer.

19. which is the real time application

ans:
robotics

Interview:

it depends upon the Panel

be perfect with u'r mini project.

HR quetions

1. why 2+2 is 4 why not 5.

ans: assume u took 2 apples from A and 2 more

apples from B and assume u are having 5

and give 2 to X and give 2 more to Y then

nothing will be with u i.e u lossed.

(give some answers but dont say that it is

like that only )

2.how may stones did hanuman thowned on lanka? (

diffirent but of same type)

and one more how many trees are there in u'r campus

...

ans:

dont say i dont no

say some no for ex 1000 and say i.e correct . they

wont say any thing for that

because it is not possible to disprove that .

3. why IBM

Technical

1. what does vector processing do?

2. What is the use of software configuration management?

3. what command is used to append two files using who that is listed by ls;

4. if there is a problem in a network during transmission which is used to
detect that?

a.protocol anaylzer, b. SNMP....

5. In C, x-=y+1 how will u represent it..

a.x=x+y+1,b.-x-y-1,c.-x+y+1....

6. What does Trigger do?

3rd option

7. In which topology we use less amount of cables.

ring, bus, star,mesh.....

8. Which sorting techniques is best for already sorted array...?.

ans: bubble sort

9. Which is said to be a realtime system.?

1. credit card systen

2 online flight reservation system

3 bridge control systen...not sure

10. decimal to octal conversion problem?ans A

11. A person having a/c number, a/c name,bank name, a/c type.. which is the
primary among the above?

12. why data integrity is used?

13. if a primary key is an attribute of another one table means........

1 candidate key

2 foreign kryey

3 seconda

4.....

14. int (*a)[4]. Explain this expression

15. Difference between 0123 and 123 in c

ans : 40

16, in c r+ is used for

1 read only

2 writing only

3 both 1 and 2

Apptitude

1. which 3 consequtive prime numbers gives the total

ans: 49 (13,17,19)

2. Rational numbers between 1 and 5

1. 3

2. 2

3. 0

4.infinite (ans)

5.finite.

3.If boat travels in 10km/hr in still water. it travels 14kmhr in upstream and
26km/hr downstream what is speed of stream?

4. .A cube of 3 unit has 6 surface is painted.If u cut the cube of 1 unit each
how many cubes remain unpainted on all sides.

ans.1

5 one questions in profit and loss

a person sold an article at Rs.141 at 6% loss,to gain a profit of 10% at what
price the article should be sold.

165

6. If person 20 min at 12 kmph. then how many Kmph in 15 minutes

Ans.16

7. Three person shared bullets equally. 4 were shot total no of bullets remainin
is equal to the no of bullets initially divided

ans : 18

8.1st day of the year 1999 is sunday and what will be last day of the same year

ans sunday

9. 4 thieves entere a bakery and stoled bread one after the other.Each one took
half of the total number of breads+half a loaf.If 3 breads were remaining what
is the total number of breads.

10. If a ball is dropped from 8ft and it bounces half the height each time. Then
the total distance travelled

ans.24

11. 6 squares of equal size are placed side by side to form a rectangle whose
perimeter is 182. find the perimeter of the single square.

ans 52

12.the average age of students in a class is 16.when a teacher of age 40 is
added , the average becoems 17. what is the total number of students

ans.23

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There are 2 sections Aptitude and Technical .

Each Comprises of 20 qs

Aptiutude:

1)two clocks meet at 12.Next time they meet again

after

Ans 65.45

2)Soldiers form a square .Initially 32 soldiers

left.Then 8 .After they could not form a square.Total

at the beginning

options 100,81,49,67

3)Age of Grandfather is the ages of 4 grandchildren

where their ages are in consective.Find the age of GF

I think 72

4)3 person waiting for the train Some conditions

given.Finally they ask the time.Ans is 4.37

5)Some Squirrel qs where it covers 1/4 th distance

then 1/2 i couldnt remember

6)if mpown=121.Then m-1pown+1 is 1000

7)if speed in the ratio 5:4:3 then the time taken to

cover the same distance is

8)20men construct a wall 56m in some days similar one

ans 49 (check aggarwal)

Technical

char *p=(char *)10

op=?

Running time of 8T(n/2)+q is ncube

Scope of static and automatic var 2qs

nodes in binary tree of length 4 is 15(2pown -1)

how to convert 2d array to single dimension

options are

1.convering a row 2 colunm 3 or both in to o's

comments-for documentaion or it increases file size

like that.u have toi choose the correct one

Technical qs are bit tricky..