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# General - Other - 1 January 2004 - Past Example 7 by IBM

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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)
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

theywill 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 here were 5 quetions first 4 u can do it

last one little bit tough. spend some time on this u can do it.

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.
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)

19.  I give a jcl code with Programmer name: smith Jobname:ABC Jobclass=c Message class = a All messages are

to be displaced code it  in a JCL.

A)     //ABC,smith,class=c,message class=a,message level=(2,1)

B)      //ABC,smith,class=c,message class=a,message level =(!,1)

C)      //ABC,smith,class=c,message class=a,message level=(0,1)

D)      none of these.

20. For a cobol program Move 5 to work-sd. A statement which says that the value of work-st is 0.

perform Para1.

Para1.

If work-st <11 go to main-para.

go to para1.

What would be  the value of  work-sd?

a)       15

b)       18

c)       10

d)       none

21. Given 2 tables T1 and T2.

T1             T2

A                1

B                2

C               3

You  make a query    SELECT * FROM T1,T2.

What is the no: of rows that are fetched frm this query?

a)                 4

b)                 5

c)                6

d)               9

22. Who is the data base manager of db2?

a)       buffer register

b)       runtime suprivisor

c)       DBRM

d)       None

23.  You have a file with DISP=SHR, when u open the file in output mode

a)       the records get appended

b)       the records gets overwritten

c)       the job abbends

d)       none of these

24. To exclude some records while sorting which parameter do we use?

a)       OMIT

b)       EXCLUDE

c)       .d).

25  You have a dataset TIME.WORK.OCT88, u want to concatenate other datasets likeTIME.WORK

.JUL88,TIME.WORK.APR88, TIME.WORK.MAY88. how do u do that?

a)//DDname DD DSN = TIME.WORK.OCT88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.JUL88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.APR88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.MAY88, DISP = SHR

b)//DDname  DD DSN = TIME.WORK.JUL88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.OCT88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.APR88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.MAY88, DISP = SHR

c)//DDname    DD DSN = TIME.WORK.APR88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.JUL88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.MAY88, DISP = SHR

DD DSN = TIME.WORK.OCT88, DISP = SHR

e)       none of these

26. When db2 entries are made while working in cics, the enteries should be made in

a)       TCT

b)       PCT

c)       DCT

d)       RCT

27. Find the odd one out

a)       KSDS

b)       RRDS

c)       LDS

d)       PDS

28. Full form of VTOC

29. Question based on SKIP and COUNT parameter

Technical

1. what is vector processing
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

6.In network the packers are flowing unnecessarly what is the way to controlit 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
18. if u get error in adapter which device will u use?ans: contact electronics student. one of the option was

voltometer.
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 ...