# IBM aptitude placement paper

Hi Friends,

IBM is a dream company to work for most of us. Last month I appeared for a placement test at IBM. They take an online aptitude test to shortlist the candidates. I could make through it so just thought of sharing the questions which I could remember from from test.

On a scale of a map 0.75 cm represents 6.48 km. If the distance between two points on the map is 74.25 cm, the actual distance between these points is

a) 313 km b) 456 km c) 481.14 km d) 567.89 km

5, 9, 12, 18, 26, 36, 47, 72, _?

a) 75 b) 135 c) 100 d) 55

24 buckets of water fill a when capacity of each tank is 15 litres. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if capacity of each bucket is 6 litres?

a) 60 b) 45 c) 50 d) 40

A person has to make 146 pieces of a long bar. He takes 4 seconds to cut a piece. What is the total time taken by him in seconds to make 146 pieces?

a) 584 b) 580 c) 730 d) 725

0.09x?=0.000081

a) 0.0009 b) 0.009 c) 0.09 d) 0.9

x/2y = 2a,then 2x/x-2ay=?

a)4 b)8 c)16 d)2

A girl has to make pizza with different toppings. There are 8 different toppings. In how many ways can she make pizzas with 2 different toppings?

a) 16 b) 56 c) 112 d) 28

Peter and Paul are two friends. The sum of their ages is 35 years. Peter is twice as old as Paul was when Peter was as old as Paul is now. What is the present age of Peter?

a) 8 b) 20 c) 16 d) 15

A triangle is made from a rope. The sides of the triangle are 21 cm, 24 cm and 28 cm. What will be the area of the square made from the same rope?

a) 280.5625 b) 333.0625 c) 333.0125 d) 400

Out of 7 children the youngest is boy then find the probability that all the remaining children are boys

a)1/64 b)1/32 c)1/128 d)1/256

In a family there are some boys and girls. All boys told that they are having equal no of brothers and sisters and girls told that they are having twice the no. of brothers than sisters. How many boys and girls present in a family?

a) 4 boys and 3 girls b) 3 boys and 4 girls c) 2 boys and 5 girls d) 5 boys and 2 girls

There are 100 men and 100 women on the dance floor. They want to dance with each other. Then which of the following statements is always true:

a) There are 2 men who danced with equal no. of womenâ€™s

b) There are 2 women who danced with equal no. of men

a) both a and b b)only a c)only b d)none

The age of the two friends were in the ration of 6:5. If the sum of their ages is 55. Then after how many years their ratio will become 8:7?

a) 11 b) 7 c) 10 d) 12

A man goes north 37km.turns left goes 2km.turns right goes 17km.turns right goes 2km. find distance b/w starting ending point.

a) 54 b) 27 c) 81 d) 67