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### IBS Placement Paper - Aptitude questions from the previous years

IBS Placement Paper - Aptitude questions from the previous years (07-22-2014)

## IBS Placement Paper - Aptitude questions from the previous years

Q1. A girl undertook a journey partly by auto and partly on foot. If she walked at 4kmph and the auto had a speed of 25kmph, she took 42 minutes for the entire journey. What was the distance she covered on foot if her average speed was 10kmph?

a) 1km
b) 2km
c) 3km
d) 4km

Q2. 9,17,88,176,847,1595.. what is the next digit?

a) 7542
b) 7546
c) 7548
d) 7550

Q3. 10,28,38,49,...,70,77

a) 58
b) 60
c) 62
d) 64

Q4. A rabbit and fox are 100 m apart when fox starts chasing the rabbit which the rabbit sees after 2 minutes. The rabbit then starts running in the opposite direction to a burrow which is 40m. The rabbit covers 1m in 3 leaps and the fox covers 3m in 4 leaps. The fox is running at 20m/min, what should be the speed of the rabbit in order to just reach the burrow? (leaps/min)

a) 24
b) 22
c) 18
d) 20

Q5. Two friends are at A. They go to B and back to A. One is on cycle while the other is rowing a boat parallel to the road. Who will reach first if speed of cyclist is 12km/h, sailor is 10km/h and the river has a flow of 4 km/h?

a) Cyclist
b) Sailor
c) Both
d) None

Q6. January 1950 had exactly 4 Saturday and 4 Wednesday. Which day of the week was the Indian republic day?

a) Monday
b) Tuesday
c) Thursday
d) Friday

Q7. What will be the distance between two buses if they start from 150 kms distance in opposite direction?

Bus 1: goes straight fro 25 km, takes a right for 15 km, takes a left for 25 km, and then changes direction to enter the main road.
Bus 2: travels straight 35 km on the main road due to minor breakdown.

a) 65km
b) 75km
c) 85km
d) 95km

Q8. A person married at 27 years. He is celebrating his birthday. On the cake, no of candles equal his age and are six times the number of years he has been married plus two. What is his age.

a) 42
b) 37
c) 35
d) 32

Q9. There are 18 students in a class. Average age of first 12 is 15 years, last 12 is 16 years and middle 6 is 14 years. What is the average of entire class?

a) 15
b) 16
c) 16.5
d) 17

Q10. From 1900 to 2000 what is the probability that any randomly picked year will have 53 Sundays, including both years.

a) 18/101
b) 5/101
c) 81/101
d) 6/202

Q11. Probability of a man hitting a target is ¾. He tries 5 times. What is the probability that he will hit 3 times?

a) 292/364
b) 459/512
c) 371/464
d) 471/502

Q12. A clock shows 2:27. What does its mirror image show?

a) 10:33
b) 9:33
c) 9:37
d) 10:23

Q13. Archana began her work somewhere between 3 and 4 pm. When she completed her work, somewhere between 5 and 6pm she noted that hour and minute hand positions at beginning of her work were exactly the same for minute and hand when she finished. How long did she take?

a) 7/13 min
b) 6/13 min
c) 10/13min
d) 3/13min

Q14. Arjun took a four digit number, subtracted the sum of it from it and struck off one digit. Which digit did he strike of if the other three are 2,4 and 8.

a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6

Q15. A cube of 4 cm is taken. Two opposite surfaces are painted red while other two are painted green. Of the remaining one is white while other is black. Now the cube is cut into 64 smaller cubes. Answer the following 4 questions on this basis.

How many cubes have only green?

a) 16
b) 12
c) 4
d) 8

Q16. How many have red, green and white?

a) 2
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8

Q17. How many have only red and black?
a) 4
b) 12
c) 6
d) 2

Q18. How many have only black?
a) 12
b) 8
c) 4
d) 16

Q19. Rama types 10 pages in 5 minutes. Asha 5 pages in 10 minutes. How much pages can they do in 30 minutes?

a) 15
b) 20
c) 25
d) 75

Q20. She is the daughter of the woman who is the mother of the husband of my mother. Who is she?

a) Aunt
b) Grand daughter
c) Daughter
d) Sister?

Q21. A party has a grandmother, father, mother, 4 sons, their wives with one son and 2 daughters to each couple. How many total females are there?

a) 14
b) 16
c) 18
d) 24

Q22. A, B and C pipes fill a tank in 5 hours. C is twice as fast as B. B is twice as fast as A. How much time will pipe A take to fill the tank alone?

a) 20 hrs
b) 25hrs
c) 35hrs
d) Cant say

Q23. Embroider:cloth is?

a) Patch:quilt
b) Stain:glass
c) Carve:knife
d) Chase:metal

Q24. Errata:books is ___:flaws

a) Manuscript
b) Metals
c) Speech
d) Charter

Q25. If 20% of a is b then b% of 20 is?

a) 4% of a
b) 5% of a
c) 20% of a
d) None

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