Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - Puzzle   -27 May 2006

#### Infosys  Placement Paper   Aptitude - Puzzle   -27 May 2006

• Posted by  FreshersWorld
7 Jan, 2012

Puzzles
1.  A farmer sold two of his cows for 210/-. He sold one cow at a profit of 10% and other for a loss of 10%.

Totally he gained 5% on selling both the cows.What is the original cost of each cow?150 & 50
2.  A train which travels at a uniform speed due to some mechanical fault after traveling for an hour goes at 3/5th of

the original speed and reaches the destination 2 hrs late.If the fault had occurred after traveling another 50 miles

the train would have reached 40 min earlier. What is distance between the two stations?300
3.  Three friends A,B,C .Each have a hat and a bicycle. But every one wears hat of one friend and rides bicycle of

another. If one wears C?s hat and rides B?s cycle. Who will  ride A?s cycle?c
4.  Fill the series
a)3,6,13,26,33,66,------ 73,146                                                                           Freshersworld.com
b)364,361,19,16,4,1,---- 1,-2
5.  Socks of two colours of same no in a box.------
6.  Four frns belonging to four different families preparing fruit salads with fruits apple,grapes,bananas and

cherries.Each uses only 3 fruits and no two uses same combn.Four questions were asked based on above data.
7.  Husband says to wife if we sell 75 of our chickens the feed will be there for xtra 20 days and if we buy 100

chickens xtra the feed will be over 15 days sooner.Then find the no of chickens they have?
8.  A problem on watch,husband watch gains 1min every hr and wife watch looses 2min/hr
By seeing the watch running slow they almost missed an function by visiting function 1hr late. Then when was

both the watches set to correct time?
9. Some condns given find the day of the week .Only 1 condn is true out of 6 given.We have to find the correct

condn also.                                                                                                         Freshersworld.com
10. First names of four friends given.One guy cuts 2feet logs ,other 1 ½ logs and the other 1 feet logs to ½ feet. No

of  pieces cut by each guy( second names given) were given some 26,27,28. first name of the guy
who broke 27 logs of ½ feet each has to be found.