EMC Corporation Aptitude Paper 2014

Posted on :10-02-2016
EMC Corporation Aptitude Paper 2:-

Q1. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is:

a) 20 years
b) 22 years
c) 30 years
d) 25 years

ANS: b) 22 years


Q2. A pupils marks were wrongly entered as 83 instead of 63. Due to that the average marks for the class got increased by half. The number of pupils in the class is

a) 10 
b) 20 
c) 40 
d) 73


Q3. During a given week, a programmer spends 1/4 of his time preparing flow chart, 3/8 of his time coding and the rest of the time in debugging the programs. If he works 48 hours during the week, how many hours did he spend debugging the program?

a) 18 
b) 19 
c) 20 
d) 21 
e) None of these


Q4. In how many different ways can the letters of the word CORPORATION be arranged so that the vowels always come together?

a) 50100
b) 40900
c) 50400
d) 30080

ANS: c) 50400


Q5. Out of 7 consonants and 4 vowels, how many words of 3consonants and 2 vowels can be formed?

a) 25200
b) 28050
c) 30500
d) 25700

ANS: a) 25200


Q6. The average salary of 3 workers is Rs. 95 per week. If one earns Rs. 115 and second earns Rs. 65, how much is the salary of the 3rd worker?

a) 95 
b) 100 
c) 105 
d) 110 


Q7. A group of students decided to collect as many paise from each member of group as is the number of members. If the total collection amounts to Rs. 59.29, the number of the member in the group is:

a) 80
b) 36
c) 90
d) 77

ANS: d) 77


Q8. In how many different ways can the letters of the word MATHEMATICS be arranged so that the vowels always come together?

a) 120960
b) 130050
c) 150040
d) 183900

ANS: a) 120960


Q9. A 16 stored building has 12000 sq.feet on each floor. Company A rents 7 floors and company B rents 4 floors. What is the number of sq.feet of unrented floor space?

a) 12000 
b) 48000 
c) 60000 
d) 72000 
e) none of these


Q10. The dimensions of a certain machine are 48 X 30 X 52. If the size of the machine is increased proportionately until the sum of its dimensions equals 156, what will be the increase in the shortest side?

a) 5 
b) 6 
c) 7 
d) 8 
e) None of these


Q11. In a library, there are two racks with 40 books per rack. On a given day, 30 books were issued. What fraction remained in the racks?

a) 3/8 
b) 1/2 
c) 5/8 
d) 3/4 
e) None of these


Q12. The product of two numbers is 4107. If the H.C.F. of these numbers is 37, then the greater number is:

a) 140
b) 111
c) 120
d) 165

ANS: b) 111


Q13. A company rented a machine for Rs.700/- a month. Five years later the treasurer calculated that if the company had purchased the machine and paid Rs.100/- monthly maintenance charge, the company would have saved Rs.2000/-. What was the purchase price of the machine?

a) Rs. 34000 
b) Rs. 35000 
c) Rs. 36000 
d) Rs. 37000 
e) None of these


Q14. On a given day, a bank had 16000 cheques returned by customers. Inspection of the first 800 cheques indicated that 100 of those 800 had errors and were therefore the available immediately for data processing. On this basis, how many cheques would be available immediately for data processing on that day?

a) 15900 
b) 15200 
c) 14600 
d) 14000 
e) None of these


Q15. If a sales mans average is a new order every other week, he will break the office record of the year. However, after 28 weeks, he is six orders behind schedule. In what proportion of the remaining weeks does he have to obtain a new order to break the record?

a) 1/4 
b) 1/2 
c) 3/4 
d) 1 
e) None of these


Q16. The smallest number which when diminished by 7, is divisible 12,16, 18, 21 and 28 is:

a) 1025
b) 1037
c) 1015
d) 1090

ANS: c) 1015


Q17. The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

a) Rs.5000
b) Rs.3000
c) Rs.4000
d) Rs.2000

ANS: d) Rs. 2000


Q18. The cost of four dozen proof machine ribbons and five dozen accounting machine ribbons was Rs.160/-. If one dozen accounting machine ribbons cost Rs.20/-, what is the cost of a dozen proof machine ribbons?

a) 10 
b) 12 
c) 15 
d) 16 
e) None of these 


Q19. When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

a) Rs.24,700
b) Rs.25,300
c) Rs.30,000
d) Rs.28,900

ANS: b) Rs. 25,300


Q20. From its total income, a sales company spent Rs.20,000 for advertising, half of the remainder on commissions and had Rs.6000 left. What was its total income?

a) 26000 
b) 28000 
c) 30000 
d) 32000 
e) None of these


Q21. A alone can do a piece of work in 6 days and  B alone in 8 days. A and  B undertook to do it for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. How much is to be to C?

a) Rs.300
b) Rs.200
c) Rs.500
d) Rs.400

ANS: d) Rs. 400


Q22. A man owns 2/3 of the market research bureau business and sells 3/4 of his shares for Rs. 75000. What is the value of Business?

a) 50000 
b) 75000 
c) 100000 
d) 150000 
e) None of these


Q23. The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles, if the  profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

a) 25
b) 30
c) 16
d) 55

ANS: c) 16


Q24. A computer printer produced 176,400 lines in a given day. If the printer was in operation for seven hours during the day, how many lines did it print per minute?

a) 25200 
b) 2940 
c) 1764 
d) 420 
e) None of these


Q25. If 6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 26 men and 48 boys can do the same in 2 days, the time taken by 15 men and 20 boys in doing the same type  of work will be: 

a) 4 days
b) 7 days
c) 15 days
d) 9 days

ANS: a) 4 days


Q26. A company installed 36 machines at the beginning of the year. In March they installed 9 additional machines and then disconnected 18 in August. How many were still installed at the end of the year?

a) 25 
b) 27 
c) 29 
d) 31 
e) None of these


Q27. On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

a) Rs.55
b) Rs.90
c) Rs.60
d) Rs.35

ANS: c) Rs. 60


Q28. The cube root of .000216 is:

a) .09
b) .06
c) .17
d) .25

ANS: b) .06


Q29. The average length of three tapes is 6800 feet. None of the tapes is less than 6400 feet. What is the greatest possible length of one of the other tapes?

a) 6800 
b) 7200 
c) 7600 
d) 8000 
e) None of these


Q30. On Monday a banker processed a batch of cheques, on Tuesday she processed three times as many, and on Wednesday she processed 4000 cheques. In the three days, she processed 16000 cheques. How many did she process on Tuesday?

a) 6000 
b) 9000 
c) 12000 
d) 15000 
e) None of these


Q31. If a clerk can process 80 cheques in half an hour, how many cheques can she process in a seven and one half hour day?

a) 800 
b) 1200 
c) 1600 
d) 2000 
e) None of these





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