INFOSYS PAPER ON 13th JULY 2006 AT JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA

Hai,

Im Isha, i took the infosys test and thankfully i got through. I owe it to these sites and people who take the pain of recalling the papers n submitting them for the benefit of others. I would definitely want to pay back

We had 2 rounds

1. aptitude test - puzzles (must see the papers on net n also books by shakuntala devi "puzzles 2 puzzle u" and "some more puzzles")

2. HR round (normal hr questions , we were asked general knowledge questions also, and ofcourse puzzles)

Here's the paper

There were 10 questions , some were 3 marks, some 5 marks n some 8 marks

time allowed- 1 hour

Q:1. if 40 cows can graze a field in 40 days , leaving some portion ungrazed. if 30 cows can graze the entire field in 60 days . then in how many days can 20 cows graze the same field?

Ans 1. 90 days (probably)

explanantion - 30 cows graze it in 60 days

so, 1 cow can graze in 1800 days

so, 20 will do in 90 days

Q:2. complete the series

1,2,3,8,__,224

ans . 27

1*1+1=2

2*1+1=3

3*2+2=8

8*3+3=27

27*8+8=224

1,2,3,5,16,__

ans. 79

1*2+1=3

2*3-1=5

3*5+1=16

16*5-1=79

Q:3. in how many ways can the numbers be arranged on a dice such that 1 and 6 are on opposite faces, similarly 2 and 5 , and 3 and 4 are on opp faces

Ans 3. i am not too sure , but according 2 me the answer is

6*1*4*1*2*1=48 ways

coz the first number can be placed in 6 ways

then second in just 1 way (coz it has 2 be on the opposite side)

3rd number can be placed in 4 ways

and so on........

Q:4 my mother gave me money to buy stamps of price 2paisa, 7 paisa,15 paisa, 10paisa and 20 paisa. I had to buy 5 each of three types and 6 each of the other 2 types . But on my way to the post office i forgot how many of stamps of each type were to be brought . My mother had given me rupees 3 . So i had no problem in finding out the exact amount of each one . Can you tell me which stamps were 5 in number , n whic were 6 in number

Ans . 5 stamps each of 2paisa, 7 paisa, 15 paisa

6 stanps each of 10 paisa , 20 paisa

Q:5 A man travelled a certain distance at the rate of 15 miles an hour and came back at the rate of 10 miles an hour. What is his average speed ?

Ans . 12 miles an hour

Q:6. XYZ and XYZ

+AB -AB

__________ _______________

C D E F BGA

then find the value of X,Y,Z ,G

Ans6.

945 945

+78 -78

____________ _____________

1023 867

X - 9

Y - 4

Z - 5

G - 6

Q:7. J and K are playing a match. if J wins the match , then till now he would have won twice the number of matches won by K . If K wins , then he would win the same no. of matches as K. Find the number of matches they have each won till now

Ans.7 till now J has won 3 matches and K has won 2 matches

Q:8. A very long question about " A is younger than B , but elder than C" ...........so on. It was pretty easy, You can easily figure out the answer.

Q:9. I bought 2 nursery drapes for less than 10 $ . If i bought as many yards of each as there were pieces per yard in cents . I paid 215 cents more for one of them . Then how many yards of each did i buy ?

Q:10.

Salad problem.. Four girls Robin,Mandy,Stacy,Erica of four families Miller,Jacob,Flure,and Clark prepare four salads using the fruits Apples cherries bananas,grapes.Each girls uses 3 fruits in her salad.No body have the same combination. 1 )Robin not a Miller girl uses apples. 2) Miller and Mandy uses apples and cherries. 3) Clark uses cherries and grapes but Flure uses only one of them. 4)Erica is not Clark nor Flure.htt

Then 4 questions asked.

1. Which is robins family: a. Miller b. Jacob c.Flure d.Clark

2. Which fruit is not used by Mandy? aa

a. Cherries b. Grapes c. Apples d.Bananas

3. Which is the combination by Erica?

a. Apples, cherries, Bananas b. Apples ,Cherries, Grapes c. Apples,Grapes,Bananas d. Cherries, Grapes, Bananas

4. Which is robin's fruit combination?

a. Apples, cherries, Bananas b. Apples ,Cherries, Grapes c. Apples,Grapes,Bananas d. Cherries, Grapes, Bananas

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Hai,

Salad problem.. Four girls Robin,Mandy,Stacy,Erica of four families Miller,Jacob,Flure,and Clark prepare four salads using the fruits Apples cherries bananas,grapes.Each girls uses 3 fruits in her salad.No body have the same combination. Clark uses cherries and grapes but Flure uses only one of them.

1 )Robin not a Miller girl uses apples.

2) Miller and Mandy uses apples and cherries.

3)

4)Erica is not Clark nor Flure.htt

Then 4 questions asked.

a. Miller b. Jacob c.Flure d.Clark

a. Cherries

b. Grapes

c. Apples

d.Bananas

a. Apples, cherries, Bananas

b. Apples ,Cherries, Grapes

c. Apples,Grapes,Bananas

d. Cherries, Grapes, Bananas

a. Apples, cherries, Bananas

b. Apples ,Cherries, Grapes

c. Apples,Grapes,Bananas

d. Cherries, Grapes, Bananas