**INFOSYS TEST @ IISC - 2000**

1:there is a robbery and four persons are suspected out of them one is

actual

thief,

these are the sentences said by each one of them!

A says D had done

B says A had done

C says i didn’t done

D B lied when he said that i am thief

out of these only one man is true remaining are false

ans C is thef,D is true!

marks 3

2 how many four digit numbers divisible by four can be formed using

1,2,3,4;repetions are not allowed!

ans 6;

marks 4

3 a vender scolds two things at same cost 12 RS with one item at 25%profit

and other at 20%loss,by this transaction he made profit or loss by how

much

ans loss,60paise

marks 3

4 two friends A,B are running up hill and then to get down!

length if road is 440 yards A on his return journey met B going up at

20 yards from top,A has finished the rase .5 minute earlier than

B,then how much time A had taken to complete the rase.

ans 6.3 minutes

marks 4

5 barons question diagnostic test question 8-12,5 men and 5 women went for

foot ball match.........

marks 8

6 write a five digit number ,

which will be having two prime numbers,

and some two more conditions, like 1st digit greater than 2nd etc

its easy(remember one is not a prime number, most people don mistake

taking 1

as prime number)

ans 71842

5 marks

7 two employs were there

employ one says to employ two your work experience twice as me

emp2 exactly

emp1 but two years before you said that your work experience is

thrice as me

emp2 yes its also true

what are their work experience

ans 4,8

marks 3

8 there are four persons A,B,C,D and for languages English ,French

,German

Italian,

conditions

1 only one language is spoken by more than two men

2 A don’t know English

3 a man can speak either French or German but not both

4 all man cannot speak in a group(no common language)

5 A can mediate when B and C want to speak with each other

6 each men can speak two languages

ans

A French Italian

B English French

C German Italian

D German Italian

marks 7

9 there are 3 women ,they having three jewells,named diamond emerald

,ruby

3 women A,B,C

3 thiefs D,E,F

each thef had taken one jewel from each of the women

following conditions

one who had taken diamond is the bachelor and most dangerous

D 's brother in law E who is less dangerous than the thief who had

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stolen emerald

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(this is the key from this e had stolen ruby)

D did nt stolen from B

one more condition is there

marks 7

10 ther were five persons out of which two persons heir went white

and three persons hair is black

conditions

if A 's hir is white then B'hair is white

A,s hair is not blakck if C's hair is not black

two more conditions

but we can easily solve it from first codition

ans is Aand B's hair is white

marks 5

essay

in this age of super computer computer will repalce man!

what is contribution of industry towards humn growth

interview questions!

1 two time glases 7,4 how you measure 9

2 four persons have to cross the bridge they are having one torch

ligt

four persons take 1,2,5,10 minuits respectively ,

when two persons are going the will take the time of the slowest

person

whats the time taken to cross allof them

ans 17minuits

3 a non uniform rope burns for one hour how you will measure

half an hour

ans lit it from both sides!

BEST OF LUCK!

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INFOSYS TEST @ NAGPUR - 2000

questions

1. there were three suspects for a robbery that happend in a bank, tommy,

joy and bruceEach of them were saying that I haven't done anything and the

other two has done it.police found that tommy was lying .who is the thief.

3M (MARKS).

2. three clocks where set to true time .First run with the exact time

..second slows one minute/day. third gains one minute/day. after how many

days they will show true time. 3M.

3. A,B,C,D,E are some numbers.if AB * CD = EEE and CD - A =CC

THEN what is AB * D =? IN SAME CODE .5M.

4. Joe started from

direction.they meet at a point .distance travelled by joe was 1.8 miles

more

than that of julie.after spending some both started there way.joe reaches

in

2 hours while julie in 3.5 hours.

Assuming both were travelling with constant speed.Wath is the distance

between the two cities. 5M.

5. In a six level building,a person lives .suppose the persons are

A,B,C,D,E,F. --- and there were few clues like---

A cann't live above third level,

B cann't live above A and below C.-- i am recalling each.did u understood

the question--

u have to find person living at each level. 5M

6. There were some containers of quantity 1,3,4,5,6,12,15,22,24,38

liters.each was filled with some liquid except one.the liquids are milk,

water and oil.quantity of each was like this

water = 2* milk

oil = 2* water

find out which container was empty and cantainers filled with milk and

oil.

6M

7. there were few diamonds.

1st thief takes half of the diamonds +2

2nd thief takes half of the diamonds +2

3rd thief takes half of the diamonds +2

4th thief takes half of the diamonds +2

when 5 th thief arives there were no diamonds. find total no. of diamonds.

(ans 60) 6M.

8. there were five hunters A,B,C,D,E and five animals A,B,C,D,E. Hunter

having the same name with the animal didn't kill it. Each hunter has

missed

some animal.

A animal was hunt by the hunter whose name matches with animal hunt by

hunter B.

C animal was hunt by the hunter whose name matches with animal hunt by

hunter D.

E has hunt C and missed D .find out animals hunted by A,B,C. 6m.

9. Five students A,B,C,D,E.

when conversation started B,C were speaking english.When D join them they

shifted to Spanish.A,E knows French .B,E knows Italian.Portoguese was

known

to there of them.Spanish was the most common language between them.

one of them knows five languages.

one of them knows four languages.

one of them knows there languages.

one of them knows two languages.

one of them knows only one languages.

A knows ? 4 options

B knows ? 4 options

C knows ? 4 options

E knows ? 4 options 8M

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Aptitude Test 9th july 2000

1.A boy picks up the phone and asks" who are you?"

The voice from the other side answers" I am your

mother's mother in law".What is the relation of the

boy with the fellow speaking at the other end.(3marks).

2.Imagine a rectangle.Its length=2*width.A square of 1

inch is cut on all corners so that the remaining portion

forms a boxwhen folded.the volume of the box is_____ cubic

inches.find the original dimensions of the box. (3 marks).

3.2 persons are doing part time job in a company9say a and b).

THe company is open for all the 7 days of the week.'A' works

every second day.'B' works every 3rd day.If 'A'works on 1st june

and 'B' works on 2nd june.Find out the date on which both 'A'

and 'B' will work together. (4 marks).

4.Consider a pile of Diamonds on a table.A thief enters and steals

1/2 of th e total quanity and then again 2 extra from the remaining.

After some time a second thief enters and steals 1/2 of the remaining+2.

Then 3rd thief enters and steals 1/2 of the remaining+2.Then 4th thief

enters and steals 1/2 of the remaining+2.When the 5th one enters

he finds 1 diamond on the table.Find out the total no. of diamonds

originally on the table before the 1st thief entered. (4 marks).

5.Imagine 4 persons A,B,C,D.(It is a strength determining game).

A found it hard,but could pull 'c' and 'd' to his side.

AC and BD pairs on opposite sides found themselves equally balanced.

When A and B exchanged thier positions to form pairs AD and BC ,BC pair

could

win and pull AD to thier side.Order the 4 persons in Ascending order

according to thier strengths. (3 marks).

6.Consider a beauty contest.3 persons participate.Their names are

Attractive,

Delectable,Fascinating.THere 3 tribes Pukkas,Wottas,Summas.

Pukkas - Always speak truth.

Wottas - Always speak lies.

Summas - Speak truth and lies alternatively.

Each of the 3 persons make 2 statements.

Attractive - (1)

(2)

Delectable - (1) i don't remember

(2)

Fascinating- (1)

(2)The person who speaks truth is the least beautiful

>From the statements they give and the character of the 3 tribal types,

find out which person belongs to which tribe.Also find out the persons

in the Ascending order of their beauty. (8 marks).

7.There are 5 positions-Clerk,Buyer,Cashier,Manager,Floorwalker.

THere are 5 persons- Mrs.Allen,Mrs.CLark,Twain,

Conditions: 1.clerk and cashier lunch time 11.30.to12.30

2.others 12.30 to 1.30

3.Mrs.Allen and Bernett play durind lunch time.

4.clerk and cashier share Bachler rooms.

5.

one day when Twain retuned early from lunch

he saw

about him to the manager.

Find out which person holds which post. (8 marks).

8.There are 8 courses to be handled by faculty in 2 semesters.4 in 1st

semester and 4 in 2nd semester THe candiadates hired for the post are

k,l,m,n,o.The courses are Malvino,Shakespeare,Joyce,Chauncer...........

Some conditions will be given like.,

1.L and N handle Shakespeare and malvino.

2.M and O handle Malvino and Joyce.

3. .......

4.

..

.. i don't remember

..

8. ......

Only one author can handle a course in 1 semester.

then 3 questions were asked based on these information and

3 options for each question were given (8 marks).

9. I don't remember

10.I don't remember.

Here is theinfosys paper It may not contain full

questions and ans

Understand it

1. There are 4 married couples out ofwhich 3 a group

isneeded . Butther

should not be his of her spouse .How nmany groups are

possible ?

Ans 32

2.In the 4 digits 1,2,3,4 how many 4 digited numbers are

possible

which are divisable by 4? Repetetions are allowed

Ans 64

3. Twow men are goingalong a trackf rail in the opposite

direction.

One goods train crossed the first person in 20 sec.

After 10 min

the train crossed the other person who is commingin

opposite direction

in 18 sec .Afterthe train haspassed, when thetwo

persons will meet?

Approx 72min check it once.

4. Theno. of children adults . Theno .of adults the

no .of boys .

The no.of boys no. of girls .The no.of girls no.of

familyi conditions

1.No family is without a child

2 Every girl has atleast one brotherand sister .

Ans c a b g f; 9 6 5 4 3 .

6.There are4 boys Anand ,Anandya ,Madan and Murali with

nicmnames perich ,zomie ,drummy and madeena not in thesame

order

Some com=nditons

Ans Anand : Perich

Anandya: drummy

Madan : Zombie

murali: Madeena

7.Thereare2diomans ,1 spadeand1 club and 1ace and also 1king ,1

jack

and 1 aceare arranged in a straight line

1.The king is at third place

2.Theleft of jack is a heart and itsright is king

3. No two red colours arein consequtive.

4.The queensareseperated by two cards. Write the orderor which

suits

(hearts ,clubs )and names(jacks queensetc.)

8. Writeeach statementis true or false 8M

1.The sum of the1st three statements and the2nd false statement

givesthe true statement.

2.The no.oftrue statements falsestatement

3. The sum of2nd true statement and 1st falsestatement gives

the first

true statement.

4. Thereareatmost 3 falsestatements

5.There is no two consequtive true statements

6.If this containsonly 1-5 statements ,theanswer of this is

sameasthe an answer of the following question

9.Question on Venn diagram.

All handsome are also fair skinned

Sme musularsare fair skinned

Some musculars are also handsome

All lean are also muscular

Some lean are also fair skinned.

All rich man inot fair skinned but all rich manare handsome

Some questions follows.

10

There are 3 pileseach containe 10 15 20 stones. There are

A,B,C,D,F,G

and h persons .One man can catch upto four stones from any

pile.

The last manwho takeswill win. If first A starts next B. and

so on

who will win?

Ans May be F

Essay writing

1 Intrnet revolution

2.Media for youth

INFOSYS

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1. A person needs 6 steps to cover a distance of one slab.

if he increases his foot length(step length) by 3 inches he needs only

5 steps to cover the slabs length. what is the length of the each slab.

(ans 31 inches).

2. There are 19 red balls and one black ball . Ten balls are put in

one jar and the remaining 10 are put in another jar. what is the

possibility that the black is in the right jar.

( The question is bit of confusing but the answer is 1/2).

3. There is one lily in the pond on 1st june. There are two in the pond

on 2nd june . There are four on 3rd june and so on.

The pond is full with lilies by the end of the june.

(i)On which date the pond is half full.

ans. 29th. --the june has 30 days)

(ii)if we start with 2 lilies on 1st june when will be the pond be full

with lilies.

(ans. 29th june)

4.A lorry starts from Banglore to

Similarly one another starts from

8.00 am.....10.00pm. A lorry takes 9 hours to travel from Banglore to

and vice versa.

(i) A lorry which has started at 6.00 am will cross how many lorries.

(ans. 10 )

(ii)A lorry which had started at 6.00pm will cross how many lorries.

(ans. 14)

5 .A person meets a train at a railway station coming daily at a

particular time . One day he is late by 25 minutes, and he meets the train 5 k.m. before the

station. If his speed is 12 kmph, what is the speed of the train.

(ans. 60 kmph.)refer--Shakuntala devi book.

7. A theif steals half the total no of loaves of bread plus 1/2 loaf from a backery. A second theif

steals half the remaing no of loaves plus 1/2 loaf and so on. After the 5th theif has stolen there

are no more loaves left in the backery. What was the total no of loaves did the backery have at

the biggining.

(ans: 31).

8. A gardener plants 100 meters towards east, next 100 meters towards north,next 100 meters

towards west. 98 meters towards east, 96 meters towards north and 96 meters towards west,

94 meters towards south.

and 94 meters towards east and so on.

If a person walks between the trees what is the

total distance travelled by him before he reaches the center.

ans: |---------------|

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| |

| | |

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9. Long division:

example: 1089709/12 ?

ANALYTICAL

4 question---40 marks; 40 minutes;

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1. There are four women and 3 men. They play bridge one nigth. Find

widow among them.

Rules:

(i) wife and husand are never partners

ii wife and husand never play more than one game.

One nigth they played four games as follows;

1. ------ + ------ vs ------- + ---------

2. ------ + ------ vs ------- + ---------

3. ------ + --*--- vs ------- + ---------

4. ---*-- + ------ vs ------- + ---------

the woman are marked * above.

ans: refer problem 21. mind teasers by Summers.

2. There are 5 peoples; few of them speak true, few of them false.

Identify them.

3. & 4.th problems on Venn diagram

INFOSYS

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1. A person needs 6 steps to cover a distance of one slab. If he increases

his foot length (step length) by 3 inches he needs only 5 steps to cover the slabs length. What

is the length of the each slab.

(ans 31 inches).

3. There are 19 red balls and one black ball . Ten balls are put in one jar and the remaining 10

are put in another jar. what is the possibility that the black in the right jar.

( The question is bit of confusing but the answer is 1/2).

3. There is one lily in the pond on 1st june. There are two in the pond on 2nd june . There are

four on 3rd june and so on.

The pond is full with lilies by the end of the june.

(i)On which date the pond is half full.

(ans. 29th. --the june has 30 days)

(ii)if we start with 2 lilies on 1st june when will be the pond be full with lilies.

(ans. 29th june)

4.A lorry starts from Banglore to

Similarly one another starts from

8.00 am.....10.00pm. A lorry takes 9 hours to travel from Banglore to

(i) A lorry which has started at 6.00 am will cross how many lorries.

(ans. 10 )

(ii)Alorry which had started at 6.00pm will cross how many lorries.

(ans. 14)

5 .A person meets a train at a railway station coming daily at a

particular time . One day he is late by 25 minutes, and he meets the train 5 k.m. before the

station. If his speed is 12 kmph, what is the speed of the train.

(ans. 60 kmph.)refer--Shakuntala devi book.

7. A theif steals half the total no of loaves of bread plus 1/2 loaf from a backery. A second theif

steals half the remaing no of loaves plus 1/2 loaf and so on. After the 5th theif has stolen there

are no more loaves left in the backery. What was the total no of loaves did the backery have at

the biggining.

(ans: 31).

8. A gardener plants 100 meters towards east, next 100 meters towards north,next 100 meters

towards west. 98 meters towards east, 96 meters towards north and 96 meters towards west,

94 meters towards south.

and 94 meters towards east and so on.

If a person walks between the trees what is the

total distance travelled by him before he reaches the center.

ans: |---------------|

| |

| |

| | |

--------|- |

---------------------| -

9. Long division:

example: 1089709/12 ?

ANALYTICAL

4 question---40 marks; 40 minutes;

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1. There are four women and 3 men. They play bridge one nigth. Find

widow among them.

Rules:

(i) wife and husand are never partners

ii wife and husand never play more than one game.

One nigth they played four games as follows;

1. ------ + ------ vs ------- + ---------

2. ------ + ------ vs ------- + ---------

3. ------ + --*--- vs ------- + ---------

4. ---*-- + ------ vs ------- + ---------

the woman are marked * above.

ans: refer problem 21. miniagrames.

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