Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -1 Jan 2008

Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - General   -1 Jan 2008

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012



    1. One-third of the persons in front of me together with 3/4th of the persons behind me equals the total number of the persons in the merry go round. find the total number.

    2. A bus has a maximum speed of 100 km/h. With 3 people, the bus moves at a speed of 88 km/h. With 6 people what would be the velocity if the bus' speed decreases proportionately with the number of people in the bus.

    3. In an island, natives always lie and visitors always tell the truth. I met a salesman in a hotel in the island. I wanted to know whether the salesman was a native or a visitor. For that, instead of directly asking him, I asked him to ask a woman sitting in the nearby table whether she is a native or a visitor. The salesman asked the woman and said " she said she is a visitor". Is it possible to find whether the salesman was a visitor or a native? If so, what is he?

    4. There are 3 teachers and 6 subjects. Some conditions like when the biology teacher was playing cards with the geography teacher,the history teacher was in class. Te1 and the geography teacher
      are neighbours ......

    5. There are 4 persons Tom, Dick,Jack and Al who were fishing. Tom had more fishes than Jack. Tom and Jack together fished the same as Al and Dick. Tom and Al together had fished more than Dickand Jack. Give the list in descending order of number of fishes.(There was another condition that confirms that Dick ).

    6. A 1 k.m. long wire is held by n poles. If one pole is removed,the length of the gap increases by 5/3 metres. What is the number of poles initially?

    7. I left home early in the morning and returned back in the afternoon. The speciality that i noted was that when i returned, the minute hand was where the hour hand was in the morning and the hour hand was 2 minutes away from where the minute needle was in the morning. When did i return?

    8. There was a problem from previous question papers, something like "There are 5 persons A,B,C,D,E and there are 5 langauges,Spanish,Portuguese, Italian, English and French. One person knows 5 languages, one knew 4, one knew 3, one knew 2 and one only one.A and B switch to Spanish when D comes because he doesn't know English. The most common language was spanish. Three knew spanish..

    9. "There was a problem like this: A,B,C,D,E,F make one statement each.
        A : .....
        B : Today is a saturday
        C : No, he lies. Today is not a saturday
        D : Tomorrow is neither a saturday nor a friday
        E : ......
        F : Today is a Friday Only one statement among them was true.Then what is today??? 

    10. A question like this:There is an island where a festival by name wishart is held. Given,the 1st of march 1972 is a wednesday, .....( I didn't have any time to completely read the problem)

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