## IBM Latest Previous Year Placement Paper 1

Section-B Number series

1. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

3, 10, 101,?

A. 10101

B. 10201

C. 10202

D. 11012

Ans-C

2. In the series 2, 6, 18, 54, …… what will be the 8th term ?

A. 4370

B. 4374

C. 7443

D. 7434

Ans-B

3. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

125,80,45,20,?

A. 5

B. 8

C. 10

D. 12

Ans-A

4. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

6, 13, 25, 51, 101, ?

A. 201

B. 202

C. 203

D. 205

Ans-C

5. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

1, 3, 4, 8, 15, 27, ?

A. 37

B. . 44

C. 50

D. 55

Ans-C

6. Which term of the series 5, 10, 20, 40, ….. is 1280?

A. 10th

B. 9th

C. 8th

D. None of these

Ans-B

7. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

198, 194, 185, 169, ?

A. 92

B. 112

C. 136

D. 144

Ans-D

8. Which of the following will not be a number of the series 1, 8, 27, 64, 125,…..?

A. 256

B. 512

C. 729

D. 1000

Ans-A

9. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

9, 27, 31, 155, 161, 1127, ?

A. 316

B. 1135

C. 1288

D. 2254

Ans-B

10. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

90, 180, 12, 50, 100, 200, ?, 3, 50, 4, 25, 2, 6, 30, 3

A. 150

B. 175

C. 225

D. 250

Ans-A

11. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

48, 24, 96, 48, 192, ?

A. 76

B. 90

C. 96

D. 98

Ans-C

12. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

5824, 5242, ?, 4247, 3823

A. 4467

B. 4718

C. 4856

D. 5164

Ans-B

13. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

325, 259, 204, 160, 127, 105, ?

A. 94

B. 96

C. 98

D. 100

Ans-A

14. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term

3, 4, 10, 32, 136, 685, 4116

A. 10

B. 32

C. 136

D. 4116

Ans-B

15. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term

1, 5, 5, 9, 7, 11, 11, 15, 12, 17

A. 11

B. 12

C. 17

D. 15

Ans-B

16. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term

93, 309, 434, 498, 521, 533

A. 309

B. 434

C. 498

D. 521

Ans-D

17. Choose the missing terms out of the given alternatives.

b e d f ? h j ? l

A. i m

B. m i

C. i n

D. j m

Ans-A

18. Choose the missing terms out of the given alternatives.

PERPENDICULAR, ERPENDICULA, RPENDICUL, ?

A. PENDICUL

B. PENDIC

C. ENDIC

D. ENDICU

E. None of these

Ans-E

19. Choose the correct alternative.

abca _ bcaab _ ca _ bbc _ a

A. ccaa

B. bbaa

C. abac

D. abba

Ans-C

20. Choose the correct alternative.

m _ nm _ n _ an _ a _ ma _

A. aamnan

B. ammanm

C. aammnn

D. amammn

Ans-C

Section-C Aptitude

1. The present worth of Rs. 1404 due in two equal half-yearly installments at 8% per annum simple interest is:

A. Rs. 1325

B. Rs. 1300

C. Rs. 1350

D. Rs. 1500

Ans-A

2. In a 100 m race, A can beat B by 25 m and B can beat C by 4 m. In the same race, A can beat C by:

A. 21 m

B. 26 m

C. 28 m

D. 29 m

Ans-C

3. In a class, there are 15 boys and 10 girls. Three students are selected at random. The probability that 1 girl and 2 boys are selected, is:

A. 21/46

B. 25/117

C. 1/50

D. 3/25

Ans-A

4. If log 27 = 1.431, then the value of log 9 is:

A. 0.934

B. 0.945

C. 0.954

D. 0.958

Ans-C

5. The banker’s gain on a sum due 3 years hence at 12% per annum is Rs. 270. The banker’s discount is:

A. Rs. 960

B. Rs. 840

C. Rs. 1020

D. Rs. 760

Ans-C

6. A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is:

A. Rs. 12

B. Rs. 15

C. Rs. 18

D. Rs. 21

Ans-B

7. A man standing at a point P is watching the top of a tower, which makes an angle of elevation of 30º with the man’s eye. The man walks some distance towards the tower to watch its top and the angle of the elevation becomes 60º. What is the distance between the base of the tower and the point P?

A. 4?3 units

B. 8 units

C. 12 units

D. Data inadequate

E. None of these

Ans-D

8. What is the difference between the compound interests on Rs. 5000 for 1 1/2 years at 4% per annum compounded yearly and half-yearly?

A. Rs. 2.04

B. Rs. 3.06

C. Rs. 4.80

D. Rs. 8.30

Ans-A

9. Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 54 kmph and including stoppages, it is 45 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

A. 9

B. 10

C. 12

D. 20

Ans-B

10. A sum fetched a total simple interest of Rs. 4016.25 at the rate of 9 p.c.p.a. in 5 years. What is the sum?

A. Rs. 4462.50

B. Rs. 8032.50

C. Rs. 8900

D. Rs. 8925

E. None of these

Ans-D

11. The average of 20 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be greater than zero?

A. 0

B. 1

C. 10

D. 19

Ans-D

12. If 3?5 + ?125 = 17.88, then what will be the value of? 80 + 6?5 ?

A. 13.41

B. 20.46

C. 21.66

D. 22.35

Ans-D