INFOSYS Placement Papers
Paper-07 May 2006-Pune
Pattern : 1 hour for 10 Puzzles and 30 mins for 45 questions in eng.
Puzzles : As far as i remember...
1. Two marble sellers A and B plan to play a marble game. Initially they
have the same no. of marbles
in the stock, before starting the game. Now the game starts.
A wins 20 marbles in the first run and loses (2/3)rd of the stock in the
play-off. What was the no. of marbles
with each of them, before they started the game ?
Ans : 300 Marbles (Not sure)
2. There is a wall clock which rings after every precise one hour. When it
was 8 o'clock, it rang for 7 seconds.
Calculate the total no. of seconds the clock rings for, in the whole day.
Ans : 132 seconds (Not sure)
3. Four people with last names as Conner, Morghan, Smith and Wills have
their first names as Tom, Jack, Al
and Bell, NOT RESPECTIVELY. They play a game in which the winner collects
some money from all others.
They played the game four times. In the first game, the winner will collect
Rs. 10 from all others, in second game,
the winner will collect Rs. 20 from all others, in the third, the winner
will collect Rs. 30 from all others and in the
fourth game, the winner will collect Rs. 40 from all others.
Jack takes the first game, morghan the second, smith the third and Al the
fourth. Tom had the maximum cash
in the beginning, and Wills had the maximum at the end.
Match their first names and surnames. Give their full names.
4. A bag with 100 kgs potatoes have 99% water. It is kept in the open under
the sunlight. After sometime, little amount of water got evaporated and
reduced to 98%. What is the weight now ?5. 5 boys - A, B, C, D and E go to
catch some fishes.A&B catch 12B&C catch 20C&D catch...D&E catch...A and E
catch equal no. of fishes.Now they plan to pool and divide the fishes.D pool
with A&C and fishes were divided in the ration of 1/3 similarly E pools with
B&C...and so on. The fishes were perfectly divided within the guys
evenly.(actually i don't remember)Calculate the no. of fishes caught by A, C
and E.6. A girl buys a grandfather clock two weeks back. This clock loses 24
mins in every one hour time. You set the time at 12 midnight and the clock
now displays 3.00 am and it was stopped one hour back from now. So what is
the actual time now ?Ans. 6.00 am (not sure)7. (Repeated) A 10 digit no. has
its first digit equal to the no. of 1's , second digit equal to no. of 2's
....till 9th digit equal to no. of 9's and 10th digit equal to no. of 0's.
What is the number ??Ans. 2100010006 (not sure) Rest of the questions i
don't remember. actually i didn't attempt.Then there was the english test.
neither too easy nor too tough.So my advice will be just go through the
previous questions and shakuntala devi's puzzles. It's not too hard to crack
the infy test.Thanks...All the best guys...Glad to be a part of this
group...(Paper Submitted By :pankaj)