Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - Puzzle   -

Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - Puzzle   -

• Posted by  FreshersWorld
7 Jan, 2012

Puzzle
1. There are 3 different types of apples in a bag . how many apples will u select to have atleast 3 apples of
one type?????
ans:7

2.Mr.xxx was binding a book. ne noted all the page numbers in a paper. he found that the number of "3" he
came accross 61 .find the number of pages he counted???????
ans:300.

3 .13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 93 103 113 123 133
143 153 163 173 183 193 203 213 223 233 243 253 263
273 283 283 300.
count the number of 3. u will get as 61. note that 33 has two 3.

3.x,y,z are 3 non zero numbers. 1>=y<x and xy=z; four conditions are given and asked which of the above
condition is false.
1. y=z
2.x=z
3.x<z
4.z<1
ans: y=z

4.some people take part in a race. sharmitha( some name starting with s) won jim. laurie was not the last. joe
was beaten by jem and laurie who was on the same order. jem lost to jim. who was the winner.
ans: sharmitha

5.fill in the series
a. 46,656,3125,256,27,__,1 Ans:4. it is in the order as 6power 6, 5 power 5, 4 power 4, 3 cube , 2 squared,1.
b. 3, 10, 7, 8, __, 12,9,16 Ans: 11
sol: the difference between each character is in the
order +7,-3,+1,+3,+1,-3,+7.

6. there was one fifth of the bees on x flower. 1/3 of the bees in y flower. thrice the difference between the
above bees is in z flower. one bee was attracted and by a r flower and it sits in that flower.find the total number of bees
ans:15.
x/5 + x/3 + 3*(x/3 - x/5) + 1=x
solving u will get x=15.

7. there was a big passage given.the passage was about 5 cities.the passage was easy. 4 questions were asked from
the passage.(total 8 marks)

8. mr. x and mrs x goes for shopping . mr. x got a cap and a suit for Rs.15.Mrs. x got a cap a dress for her.
the cost of the mr. x cap was one ruppee more than mrs. x dress. if we consider that the hat of mrs and mr x
were in the ratio 1.5:1, then the total amount by each on was same.
1. find the cost of mr. x hat.
2.find the total cost spent by the couple.

9.another question on time was given. when x goes out and comes again at some time. the riddle was the hour
when she went is the minute of her return.the hour she returned is gone out (minutes-2). find the time when she
went out.

10.i dont remember.i got above 7 right and i was confident that i will get selected bcoz they said that 6 and above will be shortlisted. i dont know wat went wrong.be careful with verbals also bcoz i didnt give importance for that.
there was 45 verbals. it was quite easy.if any of u have attended any tcs or wipro test recently