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INFOSYS Latest Fresher Placement Question Paper 33
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written test.
There are passages from A to M.Each one is having
four questions.
A.My father had no brothers.but his three.....
1.My father was only child. (F)
2.Three of my aunts have sons. (C)
3.I have six cousins on my mothers side (C)
4.I have only one uncle. (F)
B.Senoir manegers in a leading company..........
1.Some senoir managers said that more people will
want to buy new
cars in the future. (F)
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2.Managers told workers that Japanese workers are
taking jobs
away form India Workers in the car industry (F)
3.The managers issued their warning after a rise in
interest rates(T).
4.The increased rate of interest will mean that
Japanese firms
will cease to operate in this country.
C.Reaserchers in Mumbai have found that............
1.Injecting eather into the gallbladdre dissolves
most gallastones.(T)
2.Surgery is the only treatment for calcium based
gallastones(T)
3.Only a few hundred people suffer from calcium
based gallastones(C)
4.It takes more than one day for the eather to
dissolve calcium gallastones.
(F)
Here is a small trick for D,E,F,G
D. T F T F
E.F F T C
F.F F T C
G.T F T F
D and G are same and E and F are same.Be carefull.

H. Every form of art is proteted by
copyright...........(Tagore)
1.Tagore plays are not protected by copyright(F)
2.Tagore's desecendents should be asked to make some
contribution
to the arts.(T)
31.Instead of buying a ticket,theatregoers should
pay a fee to a
trust for the benifit of the arts. (F)
32.More people could go to the theatre if copyright
were
abolished (C)
I. Hacking is a crime..............
33.Most hackers are authorised to breaks into
networks
34.Computers are only vulnerable to the unauthorised
manipulation
of thier data via another computer if they are
networked. (C)
35.The main reason why it is relatively easy. (T)
36.Hackers do not work for the firms whose networks
they break into(C)
J. In this only two questions
37.F
38.T
K.Electronics......
39.F
40. to 42 all are True
L.
All are true.(43 to 46)
M. All are true (47 to 50)
No of candidates appeared : 220
For the Interview : 90.
GEORGE SUMMERS puzzle books are suggested.

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Question Paper

Part 1.

(1) 9 cards are there. u have to arrange them
in a 3*3 matrix.
cards are of 4 colors.they are
red,yellow,blue,green.
conditions for arrangement: one red card must
be in first row
or second row.2 green cards should be in 3rd
column.Yellow
cards must be in the 3 corners only. Two blue
cards must be in
the 2nd row. Atleast one green card in each
row.
Solution:
Yello Red Gren
Blu Blu Gren
Yello Gren Yello
2. 4 cards are placed on a table, each card has
two colors. U
don't know the color of the back side of
eachcard.4 persons A
B C and D are sitting on the table before the
cards. They can
see Red, Green Red and blue .Out of the 4
poeple 2 always lie.
They see the color on the reverse side and give
the following
comment
A: Yello/green
B: Neither Blue/nor Green
c: Blue/Yello
D: Blue/ Yello
find out the color on the other side of the 4
cards.
3.Red and brown tribes [FROM BARRONS GRE]
Conditions to
get married with each other.
4. Venn diagram regarding Rich, muscular,
softskinned,
employed, etc.,( Refer BARRONS GRE GUIDE)

PART 2.

1. SAKUNTALA DEVI'S PUZZLE BOOK : PUZZLES TO
PUZZLE YOU.
problem no: 3. ( Brothers and Sisters)
A family I know has several children. Each
boy in this
family has as many sisters as brothers but
each girl has
twice as many brothers as sisters. How
many brothers
and sisters are there?
ans: 4 boys and 3 girls.
2. No. of animals is 11 more than the no. of
birds. If the
no. of birds were the no. of animals and
no. of animals
were the no. of birds( ie., interchanging
no.s of animals
and birds.), the total no. of legs get
reduced by one fifth
(1/5). How many no. of birds and animals
were there?
ans: birds:11,animals:22
3. In a soap company a soap is manufactured
with 11 parts.
For making one soap you will get 1 part as
scrap. At the
end of the day u have 251 such scraps.
From that how many
soaps can be manufactured? ans: 22 + 2+ 1
= 25.
4. 2 * * 
3 * *  No. 7 does not
occur in this
 
5 * *  multiplication.
* 4 * 
* * 3  Find the
product.
 
* * * * * 
 

ans 2 8 1
3 2 2

5 6 2
5 6 2 0
8 4 3 0 0

9 0 4 8 2

5. There is a 5digit no. 3 pairs of sum is
eleven each.
Last digit is 3 times the first one.
3 rd digit is 3 less than the second.
4 th digit is 4 more than the second
one.
Find the digit.
ans : 25296.
6. There are five thieves, each loot a
bakery one after the
other such that the first one takes 1/2
of the total no.
of the breads plus 1/2 of a bread.
Similarly 2nd, 3rd,4th
and 5fth also did the same. After the
fifth one no. of
breads remained are 3. Initially how many
breads were there?
ans : 31.
7.ESCALATOR PROBLEM OF SAKUNTALA DEVI
'PUZZLES TO PUZZLE'book.
Problem No: Problem 27( Down the
escalator)
ans : the no of steps in the stair way :
46.
8.Harbour line and Main line Problem of
Sakuntala Devi Puzzle
book. Ans : 4/5.
( More Puzzles book)
9.There are some chicken in a poultry. They
are fed with corn
One sack of corn will come for 9 days.The
farmer decides to
sell some chicken and wanted to hold 12
chicken with him.
He cuts the feed by 10% and sack of corn
comes for 30 days.
So initially how many chicken are there?
10.Two people X & Y walk on the wall of a
godown in opposite
direction. They meet at a point on one
side and then go
ahead. X after walking for some time,
walks in opposite
direction for 15 mtrs.Then again he turns
back and walks
in the original direction. What distance
did Y walk before
they met again, if X walks 11 mtrs by the
time Y walks
8 mtrs.
11.Problem from SAKUNTALA DEVI 'PUZZLES TO
PUZZLE U'.
Problem no: 23( Walking back to
happiness.)
The walking time : 55 mins.
With this The paper has been completed. For
the lack time
I have'nt typed those probs, which are in
Sakuntala Devi
Puzzle books. I wish all of you the best.
Send me the mail immediately after the
written test will
be over. thank you.
Sarma. B. Y.
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1. Father's age is three years more than three times
the son's age.
After three years, father's age will be ten years
more than twice the son's age.
What is the father's present age.
Ans: 33 years. (2 marks)
2. Find the values of each of the alphabets.
N O O N
S O O N
+ M O O N

J U N E
Ans: 9326 (2 marks)
3. There are 20 poles with a constant distance
between each pole
A car takes 24 second to reach the 12th pole.
How much will it take to reach the last pole.
Ans: 41.45 seconds (2 marks)
Let the distance between two poles = x
Hence 11x:24::19x:?
4. A car is travelling at a uniform speed.
The driver sees a milestone showing a 2digit
number.
After travelling for an hour the driver sees
another milestone with the same digits in reverse
order.
After another hour the driver sees another
milestone containing the same two digits.
What is the average speed of the driver.
Ans: 45 kmph (4 marks)
5. The minute and the hour hand of a watch meet every
65 minutes.
How much does the watch lose or gain time and by
how much?
Ans: Gains; 5/11 minutes (4 marks)
6. Ram, Shyam and Gumnaam are friends.
Ram is a widower and lives alone and his sister
takes care of him.
Shyam is a bachelor and his neice cooks his food
and looks after his house.
Gumnaam is married to Gita and lives in large
house in the same town.
Gita gives the idea that all of them could stay
together in the house and share monthly expenses
equally.
During their first month of living together, each
person contributed Rs.25.
At the end of the month, it was found that Rs 92
was the expense so the remaining amount was
distributed equally
among everyone.
The distribution was such that everyone recieved a
whole number of Rupees.
How much did each person recieve?
Ans. Rs 2 (4
marks)
(Hint: Ram's sister, Shyam's neice and
Gumnaam's wife are the same person)
7. Four persons A, B, C and D are playing cards.
Each person has one card, laid down on the table
below him, which has two different colours on either
side.
The colours visible on the table are Red, Green,
Red and Blue.
They see the color on the reverse side and give
the following comment.
A: Yellow or Green
B: Neither Blue nor Green
C: Blue or Yellow
D: Blue or Yellow
Given that out of the 4 people 2 always lie find out
the colours on the cards each person.
8.
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The Questions are follows
1. Number of null pointers in any binary tree = n+1
2. max(t1,t2,...tn) = pipelining
3. 50% DBETXXXXXX  density
4. print (Head(T))
Traverse(left(T))
print (Head(T))
Traverse(right(T))  ans: none of the above
5. Boolean expn Evalvate
6. Common subexpn :  ans : a + e
7. LRU : 1, 2, 3.
8. Tr. Delay  10000 bits ans. 10.01
9. Grammar of Number of shift / reduce operator :
ans. 4
10. CPU scheduling 9,8 ?
11. if even x/2
else p(p(3x+1))
2^k + 1: 3 . 2^(k1) clarify this with sans
12. allocation ans: (ii) only
13. swapping : ans: reference only
14. Compiler  related Qn.
15. LAN frames  ? related Qn.
16. parameter passing (35,20)
17. sliding window protocol
 BUFFER SIZE large
18. kernel mode  deallocate resource
19. logic circuit
ans . Minimum OR = 3
20. Combinatorics related
21. priority scheduling
22. cobegin
begin x = y; x= x+1; y= x
begin x =y; z= z+1; y= z
coend
ans. Number of values possi = 2
23. 2 bits flip / 2 bits exchange
ans : the word with one '1'
24. any addr
K^+ v(a) + 2I  2a
clarify with SANS.
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1.An escalator is descending at constant speed.
A walks down and takes 50 steps to reach the
bottom.
B runs down and takes 90 steps in the same time as
A takes 10 steps.
How many steps are visible when the escalator is
not operating?
Ans: 150 steps
2. Every day a cyclist meets a train at a particular
crossing.
The road is straight before the crossing and both
are travelling in the same direction.
The cyclist travels with a speed of 10 Kmph.
One day the cyclist comes late by 25 min. and
meets the train 5km before the crossing.
What is the speed of the train?
Ans: 60 kmph
3. There are five persons with surnames Mukherjee,
Misra, Iyer, Patil and Sharma.
There are 4 persons having first or middle name of
Kumar, 3 persons with Mohan, 2 persons with Dev and 1
Anil.
Either Mukherjee and Patil have a first or middle
name of Dev or Misra and Iyer have their first or
middle name of Dev.
Of Mukherkjee and Misra, either both of them have
a first or middle name of Mohan or neither have a
first or
middle name of Mohan.
Either Iyer or Sharma has a first or middle name
of Kumar but not both.
Who has the first or middle name of Anil?
Ans: Kumar Misra Dev
Mohan Iyer Dev
Kumar Patil Mohan
Mohan Sharma Kumar
4. Boys are allowed to watch football at C.V.Raman
auditorium subjected to conditions.
The boy over age 16 can wear overcoat
No boy over age 15 can wear cap
To watch the football either he has to wear overcoat
or cap or both
A boy with an umberella or above 16 or both cannot
wear sweater.
Boys must either not watch football or wear sweater.
What is the appearence of the boy who is watching
football.
5. A bird keeper has got P pigeons, M mynas and S
sparrows.
The keeper goes for lunch leaving his assistant to
watch the birds.
Suppose p=10, m=5, s=8 when the bird keeper comes
back, the assistant informs the x birds have escaped.
The bird keeper exclaims: "Oh no! All my sparrows are
gone."
How many birds flew away?
When the bird keeper comes back, the assistant told
him that x birds have escaped. The keeper realised
that atleast 2 sparrows have escaped.
What is minimum no of birds that can escape?
6. Answer the following questions based on the
conditions from the choices A, B, C, D, E as described
below:
(A) if a definete conclusion can be drawn from
condition 1
(B) if a definete conclusion can be drawn from
condition 2
(C) if a definete conclusion can be drawn from
condition 1 and 2
(D) if a definete conclusion can be drawn from
condition 1 or 2
(E) no conclusion can be drawn using both conditions
person 1 says N<5
person says N5
person 3 says 3N20
person 4 says 3N10
person 5 says N<8
What is the value of N?
a) 1. No of persons who speak false being less than no
of persons who tells the truth.
2. Person 2 is telling the truth.
b) 1. no of persong telling the truth is greater than
no of persons telling lies
2. person 5 is telling the truth.
7. There are N coins on a table and there are two
players A & B.
You can take 1 or 2 coins at a time.
The person who takes the last coin is the loser.
A always starts first.
If N=7
(a) A can always win by taking two coins in his first
chanse
(b) B can win only if A takes two coins in his first
chance.
(c) B can always win by proper play
(d) none of the above
2. A can win by proper play if N is equal to
(a) 13 (b) 37 (c) 22 (d) 34 (e) 48
Ans: (e.)
3. B can win by proper play if N is equal to
(a) 25 (b)26 (c) 32 (d) 41 (e) none
4. if N<4, can A win by proper play always?
(a) Yes (b) No
8. Two twins have vertain peculiar charcteristics.
One of them always lies on Monday, Wednesday,
Friday.
The other always lies on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays.
On the other days they tell the truth. You are
given a conversation.
Person A today is Sunday my name is Anil
Person B  today is Tuesday, my name is Bill
What day is today?
Ans: Today is Tuesday.
9. There is a safe with a 5 digit number as the key.
The 4th digit is 4 greater than second digit,
while 3rd digit is 3 less than 2nd digit.
The 1st digit is thrice the last digit.
There are 3 pairs whose sum is 11.
Find the number.
Ans: 65292
10. A hotel has two wings,the east wing and the west
wing.
Some east wing rooms but not all have an ocean
view.
All west wing rooms have a harbour view.
The charge for all rooms is identical, except as
follows :
Extra charge for all harbour view rooms on or above
the 3rd floor
Extra charge for all ocean view rooms except those
without balcony
Extra charge for some harbour rooms on the first two
floor & some east wing rooms without ocean view but
having kitchen facilities.
Which of the following cannot be determined on the
basis of the nformation given:
I. Whether there are any rooms without a balcony for
which an extra charge is imposed.
II. Whether any room without a kitchen or a view
involves an extra charge.
III. Whether two extra charges are impsed for any
room.
(A) I only
(B) II only
(C) III only
(D) II and III only
(E) I, II and III
(This question is from 1999 Barrons GRE Guide model
Test 3  section 6, question 22)
Ans: (A)
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1. From a vessel, 1/3rd of the liquid evaporates on
the first day.
On the second day 3/4th of the remaining liquid
evaporates.
What fraction of the volume is present at the end
of the second day.
Ans: 50%
2. An orange glass has orange juice and white glass
has apple juice both of equal volumes.
50ml of the orange juice is taken and poured into
the apple juice.
50ml from the white glass is poured into the
orange glass.
Of the two quantities, the amount of apple juice
in the orange glass and the amount of orange juice in
the white glass, which one is greater and by how
much?
Ans: The two quantities are equal
3. There is a 4 inch cube painted on all sides.
This is cut down into of 1 inch cubes.
What is the no of cubes which have no pointed
sides.
Ans: 8
4. Sam and Mala have a conversation.
Sam says I am certainly not over 40
Mala says I am 38 and you are atleast 5 years older
than me
Now Sam says you are atleast 39
All the statements by the two are false.
How old are they really?
Ans: Mala = 38 yrs
Sam = 41 yrs.
5. Ram Singh goes to his office in the city, every day
from his suburban house.
His driver Gangaram drops him at the railway
station in the morning and picks him up in the
evening.
Every evening Ram Singh reaches the station at 5
O' Clock.
Gangaram also reaches at the same time.
One day Ram Singh started early from his office
and came to the station at 4 O' Clock.
Not wanting to wait for the car he starts walking
home. Mangaram starts at normal time, picks him up on
the way
and takes him back house, half an hour early.
How much time did Ram Singh walk?
6. In a railway station, there are two trains going.
One in the harbour line and one in the main line,
each having a frequency of 10 minutes.
The main line service starts at 5 o'clock and the
harbour line starts at 5.02A.M.
A man goes to the station every day to catch the
first train that comes.
What is the probability of the man catching the
first train?
Ans: 0.8
7. A family X went for a vacation.
Unfortunately it rained for 13 days when they were
there.
But whenever it rained in the mornings, they had
clear afternoons and vice versa.
In all they enjoyed 11 mornings and 12 afternoons.
How many days did they stay there totally?
Ans: 18
8. A survey was taken among 100 people to find their
preference of watching T.V. programmes.
There are 3 channels. Given the no of people who
watch
at least channel 1
at least channel 2
at least channel 3
no channels at all
atleast channels 1and 3
atleast channels 1 and 2
atleast channels 2 and 3
Find the no of people who watched all three.
9. Albert and Fernandes have two leg swimming race.
Both start from opposite ends of the pool.
On the first leg, the boys pass each other at 18
m from the deep end of the pool.
During the second leg they pass at 10 m from the
shallow end of the pool.
Both go at constant speed but one of them is
faster.
Each boy rests for 4 seconds at the end of the
first leg.
What is the length of the pool?
10. Each alphabet stands for one digit in the
following multiplication.
T H I S
x I S

X F X X
X X U X

X X N X X

What is the maximum value T can take?
Ans: T max value = 4
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1) A man collects cigarette stubs and makes one full
cigarette with every 8 stubs.
If he gets 64 stubs how many full cigarettes can he
smoke.
Ans: 8+1=9
2) A soldier looses his way in a thick jungle. At
random he walks from his camp but mathematically in an
interesting fashion. First he walks one mile East then
half mile to North. Then 1/4 mile to West, then 1/8
mile to South and so on making a loop.
Finally how far he is from his camp and in which
direction.
Ans: Distance travelled in north and south directions
1/2  1/8 + 1/32  1/128 + 1/512  and so on
= 1/2/((1(1/4))
Similarly in east and west directions
1 1/4 + 1/16  1/64 + 1/256  and so on
= 1/(( 1 (  1/4))
Add both the answers
3) How can 1000000000 be written as a product of two
factors neither of them containing zeros
Ans: 2 power 9 x 5 power 9
4) Conversation between two mathematcians:
First : I have three childern. The product of their
ages is 36.
If you sum their ages, it is exactly same as
my neighbour's door number on my left.
The second mathematician verfies the door number and
says that it is not sufficient.
Then the first says " Ok one more clue is that my
youngest is really the youngest". Immmediately the
second mathematician answers .
Can you answer the question asked by the first
mathematician?
What are the childeren ages?
Ans 1,6 and 6
5) Light glows for every 13 seconds . How many times
did it glow between 1:57:58 and 3:20:47 am.
Ans : 383 + 1 = 384
6) 500 men are arranged in an array of 10 rows and 50
columns according to their heights.
Tallest among each row of all are asked to fall
out.
And the shortest among them is A.
Similarly after resuming that to their original
podsitions that the shortest among each column are
asked to fall out.
And the tallest among them is B .
Now who is taller among A and B ?
Ans A
7) A person with some money spends1/3 for cloths, 1/5
of the remaining for food and 1/4 of the remaining for
travel.
He is left with Rs 100/ .
How much did he have with him in the begining ?
Ans: Rs 250/
There are six boxes containing 5 , 7 , 14 , 16 ,
18 , 29 balls of either red or blue in colour.
Some boxes contain only red balls and others
contain only blue.
One sales man sold one box out of them and then
he says
" I have the same number of red balls left out as
that of blue ".
Which box is the one he solds out ?
Ans: Total no of balls = 89 and (8929 /2) = 60/2 = 30
and also 14 + 16 = 5 + 7 + 18 = 30
9) A chain is broken into three pieces of equal
lenths containing 3 links each.
It is taken to a backsmith to join into a single
continuous one .
How many links are to to be opened to make it ?
Ans : 2.
10) Grass in lawn grows equally thick and in a
uniform rate.
It takes 24 days for 70 cows and 60 days for 30
cows to eat the whole of the grass.
How many cows are needed to eat the grass in 96
days.?
Ans : 20
g  grass at the beginning
r  rate at which grass grows, per day
y  rate at which one cow eats grass, per day
n  no of cows to eat the grass in 96 days
g + 24*r = 70 * 24 * y
g + 60*r = 30 * 60 * y
g + 96*r = n * 96 * y
Solving, n = 20.
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From satthi@hotmail.comSat Sep 12 21:11:49 1998
Date: Sun, 06 Sep 1998 09:52:12 PDT
From: satish kandanuru
To: vsr@ece, anju_ksr@mailcity.com
Subject: hai..anju
hai anji ,
yesterday my self & pran sent infosys paper
which is not clear.
now i am sending original & complete paper
MARKS: 50
I. ROHITH CAN CATCH EITHER THE HARBOUR LINE
TRAIN OR MAIN LINE v
TRAIN
FROM HIS NEAREST RAILWAY STATION KANDALA TO
REACH HIS OFFICE.
BOTH
THE TRAINS HAVE A FREQUENCY OF 10 min. IN
THE MORNING OFFICE
HOURS.
THE HARBOUR LINE TRAINS ARRIVE EVARY 10min.
STARTING FROM
5:00a.m.
AND THE MAIN LINE TRAINS ARRIVE AT EVERY
10min. STARTING FROM
5:02a.m
II. IN A CERTAIN DEPARTMENT STORE THE
POSITION OF
BUYER,CASHIER,CLERK
, FLOORWALKAR, & MANAGER ARE HELD, THOUGH NOT
NECESSARILY
RESPECTIVELY ,BY M$
THE CASHIER & THE MANAGER WERE ROOMMATES IN
COLLEGE.
THE BUYER IS BACHELOR,
EVANS & MISS AMES HAVE ONLY BUSINESS CONTACTS
WITH EACH OTHER
MRS CONROY WAS GREATLY DOSAPPOINTED WHEN HER
HUSBAND TOLD HER
THAT THE
MANAGER HAD REFUGE TO GIVE HIM A RAISE.
DAVIS IS GOING TO BE THE BEST MAN WHEN THE
CLErk & THE CASHIER
ARE MAR
RIED .
WHAT POSITION DOES EACH PERSON HELD.?
III.
TANVEER AND KUNAL WENT DOWN A DESCENDING
ESCALATOR . THE ESCALATOR
WAS
GOING DOWN AT A CONTANT SPEED . KUNAL WALKED
DOWN THE STEPS AND
HAD TO
COVER 50 STEPS TO REACH THE BOTTOM.TANVEER ON
THE OTHER HAND , RAN
DOWN
THE STEPS OF THE ESCALATOR AND HENCE HAD TO TAKE
75 STEPS TO REACH
THE
BOTTOM . ACTUALLY , TANVEER TOOK 3 STEPS IN THE
SAME TIME IT TOOK
KUNAL
TO TAKE 1 STEP . HOW MANY STEPS WOULD BE visible
when the ecalator
is
stopped and not operating.?
Iv. In A four team football tournament , all the
teams played each
other
in three rounds of matches are shown in the
table A . some of
the
results of the tournament are shown in the
table _B . Using the
clues
given below, please fill in the blank columns
in the result
tableB
(goals for & goals for against ? ).
Note : two points for win , one point for draw &
zero points for
defeat
are awarded .
CLUES :
1. EAST ZONE WON THE TOURNAMENT DESPITE SCORING
ONE LESS GOAL THAN
THE
RUNNERS UP.
2. NORTH ZONE SCORED AN ODD NUMBER OF GOALS IN
THEIR FIRST ROUND
GAME
3. SOUTH ZONE , WHO FAILED TO SCORE IN THEIR
FINAL MATCH , WERE
BEATEN
BY A TWO GOAL MARGIN IN THE FIRST ROUND.
4. EAST ZONE LOST THEIR MATCH AGINST WEST ZONE.
5. ALL FOUR TEAMS SCORED GOALS IN THE SECOND
ROUND MATCHES
6. WEST ZONE SCORED THE SAME NUMBER OF GOALS
AGAINST EAST ZONE AS
NORTH
ZONE SCORED AGINST THEM.
7. EAST ZONE SCORED FOUR GOALS IN ROUND TWO
MATCH.
Table  A ( MATCHES PLAYED )
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Round 1 North zone vs south zone
west zone vs east zone.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
round 2 south zone vs west zone
east zone vs north zone
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Round 3 south zone vs east zone
west zone vs north zone
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Table  B ( RESULTS )
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Played won draw lost
golas for goals
points
against
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
East Zone 3   
? 3
4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
North zone 3   
? ?
4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
West zone 3   
4 3
3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
South Zone 3   
2 5
1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
V.
At six o'clock the wall clock struck 6 times .
Checking with my
watch
, I noticed that the time between the first &
last strokes was 30
seconds
. How long will the clock take to stike 12 at
mid night (Ans 66
seconds)
VI. PLESE ANSWER THE Q'S WITH REFERENCE TO THE
FACTS GIVEN BELOW ( 8
MARKS )
1 . THE MEMBERS OF A CERTAIN TRIBE ARE DIVIDED
INTO THREE CASTES
ABHOR
, DRAVID , & MAGAR CASTES
2. AN ABHOR WOMEN CANNOT MARRY A DRAVID MAN
3. A MAGAR MAN CANNOT MARRY A DRAVID WOMEN.
4. A SON TAKES THE CASTE OF HIS FATHER , A
DAUGHTER TAKES THE
CASTE OF
HER MOTHER .
5. ALL MARRIAGES EXCEPT THOSE MENTIOND ABOVE ARE
PERMITTED
6 . THERE ARE NO CHILDREN BORN OUT OF WED LOCK.
Q'S
1) AN ABHOR WOMAN MARRIES AND HAS THREE CHILDREN
, ALL OF WHOM ARE
MEMBER$
I) IF SHE WERE TO BE MARRIED to a
magar MAN , THEY HAVE
NO MALE$
II) IF SHE WERE TO BE MARRIED TO ABHOR
MAN ,THEY MAY HAVE
MALE CHI$
III) IF HER FOURTH CHILD IS MALE , HE
MAY BE A DRAVID,.
A) I ONLY
B) III ONLY
C) I & II ONLY
D) II & III ONLY
E) I , II & III
2) IT CAN BE INFERRED FROM THE CONDITION DESCRIBED
THAT A MAGAR MAN
I) CANNOT HAVE A DRAVID GRAND MOTHER
II) CANNOT HAVE A DRAVID MOTHER
III ) MAY HAVE A ABHOR MOTHER
A) I ONLY
B) II ONLY
C) I & II ONLY
D) II & III ONLY
E) I , II & III
3) WHEN TWO DRAVIDS ARE MARRIED , IT IS IMPOSSIBLE
FOR THEM TO HAVE
I) ANY FEMALE ABHOR DESCENDENTS
II ) AN ABHOR GREAT_ GRAND DAUGHTER \
III) AN ABHOR GRAND DAUGHTER
A)I ONLY
B) III ONLY
C) I & II ONLY
D) II & III ONLY
E) I , II & III
4) AN ABHOR WOMAN
A)CAN HAVE A DRAVID GRANDSON
B) CANNOT HAVE A MAGAR SON
C) CANNOT HAVE A MAGAR GRAND SON
D) CAN HAVE A MAGAR DAUGHTER IN  LAW
E) CANNOT HAVE A DRAVID GRAND DAUGHTER
VII. ( 2 MARKS )
IN CERTAIN COMMUNITY THERE ARE THOUSAND
MARRIED COUPLES .
TWO
THIRDS OF THE HUSBANDS WHO ARE TALLER THAN THEIR
WIVES ARE ALSO
HEAVIER
AND THREE QUARTERS OF THE HUSBANDS WHO ARE
HEAVIER THAN THEIR WIVES
ARE
ALSO TALLER . IF THERE ARE 120 WIVES WHO ARE
TALLER AND HEAVIER
THAN THEIR
HUSBANDS, HOW MANY HUSBANDS ARE TALLER AND
HEAVIER THAN THEIR WIVES
?
VIII. BOTH THE GUPTHAS AND SINHAS HAVE TWO YOUNG
SONS WHOSE AGES ARE
ANDER ELEVEN. THE NAMES OF THE BOYS, WHOSE
AGES ROUNDEDOFF TO
THE
NEAREST YEAR ARE ALL DIFFERENT, ARE RAJESH,
PRAVEEN,LALITH AND
PRATHAP.
TAKING THE AGES OF THE AGES OF THE BOYS ONLY
TO THE NEAREST
YEAR, THE
FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE TRUE.
RAJESH IS THREE YEARS YOUNGER THAN HIS
BROTHER IS.
PRAVEEN IS THE OLDEST.
PRATHAP IS 5YRS OLDER THAN THE YOUNGER
SINHAS BOY.
LALITH IS HALF AS OLD AS ONE OF THE
GUPTHA BOYS.
THE TOTAL AGES OF THE BOYS IN EACH
FAMILY DIFFER BY THE
SAME
AMOUNT TODAY AS THEY DID FIVE YEARS
AGO.  7 MARKS.
IX. A LONG DIVISION SUM  7
MARKS
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in the complete solution there are
four 5's.
Find the missing digits.
X. FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE OPERATED BY ASIAN AIRLINES
BETWEEN THE TWO
ARE LOCATED IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES WITH
DIFFERENT TIME ZONES.
AS IS
IS NORMALLY DONE, THE TIME SHOWN IS THE
LOCAL TIME VIZ IST
& TST.
REGULAR FLIGHT
SUPERSONICFLIG
ARRIVE ALEXANDRIA 17:10 TST
15:40 TST
DEPART " " 20:50 TST
22:50 TST
ARRIVE RAMPUR 23:40 IST
? IST
THE ARRIVAL TIME OF SUPERSONIC FLIGHT
INTO RAMPUR FROM
ALEXANDR$
ARRIVAL TIME OF THE SUPER SONIC FLIGHT
ASSUMING EACH
SERVICE
REGULAR AND SUPERSONIC MAINTAINS ITS
OWN CONSTANT SPEED
OF FLIG$
DON'T ANSWER FOR ALL THE PUZZULES. 8
ARE THE SAFE ONE.
INFOSYS
Release : '97
ROBERT,RAJ AND RASUL ALWAYS TAKE DINNER TOGETHER.AFTER
DINNER EACH
WILL ORDER EITHER COFFEE OR TEA.
(a) IF RASUL ORDERS COFFEE, RAJ ORDERS WHAT ROBERT
ORDERS
(b)IF RAJ ORDERS COFFEE,RASUL ORDERS WHAT ROBERT
DOESN'T ORDER
(c) IF ROBERT ORDERS TEA,RASUL ORDERS WHAT RAJ ORDERS
WHO ORDERS ALWAYS SAME DRINK?
(i) RASUL (ii)RASUL&ROBERT
(iii)ALL (iv) ans:ALL
(2) MAJOR RAJ ,HIS BROTHER ,DAUGHTERS AND SON ARE
ALWAYS PLAYING
MIXED DOUBLES
(i)MJ.RAJ BROTHER IS PLAYING ACROSS THE NET DIRECTLY
OPPOSITE TO
MJ.RAJ'S DAUGHTER.
(ii) MJ.RAJ'S SON IS PLAYING DIAGONALLY ACROSS THE NET
OF THE WORSTE
PLAYERS SIBLING.
(iii)EACH TEAM MADE UP OF BEST AND WORSTE PLAYER OF
THE SLOT.
WHO IS THE BEST PLAYER?
(a)MJ.RAJ (b)HIS BROTHER (c)HIS SON (d) INSUFFICIENT
DATA.
(1) THERE ARE NINE CARDS NUMBERING 19.
(i)CARD 5 IS IN CENTRE
(ii) CARD 9 IS IN ROW IN WHICH CARD 5 IS THERE
(iii) CARD FOUR IS IN SAME COLUMN IN WHICH CARD 9 IS
PRESENT.
(iv)CARD 1&CARD 6 ADJACENT TO EACH OTHER
(v) SUM OF EACH ROW IS EQUAL TO 15 ONLY
(vi) SUM OF EACH DIAGONAL IS ALSO 15
(A) NINE CARDS ARE ARRANGED IN THREE ROWS AND THREE
COLUMNS;
(*) ADJACENT MEANS TWO CARDS ARE IN SAME ROW OR SAME
COLUMN NEXT
TO EACH OTHER.
*) NOTE: CONSIDER ALL POSSIBLE ANSWERS
(i)WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ARE DEFINETLY ADJACENT TO
EACH OTHER
ANS;(1&5)
(ii) WHICH TWO CARDS DO NOT COME DEFINETLY ADJACENT TO
EACH OTHER a)5&4
(iii) THE MIDDLE COLUMN ADDS UP TO (a) 15
iv) THE MIDDLE COLUMN CAN'T BE ADDED UP TO
X)10 Y)15 Z) 20 a) X&Z
POSSIBLE TABLES
2 7 6 6 2 7
9 5 1 1 5 9
4 3 8 3 8 4
THERE ARE '3' CASTERS IN A VILLAGE MARGONS, ADHORS,AND
DRAVIDS
i)ADHOR WOMEN CAN'T MARRY DRAVID MEN
ii) MARGON MAN CAN'T MARRY DRAVID WOMAN
iii) IN A FAMILY SON WILL GET HIS FATHER'S CASTE AND
DAUGHTER WILL
GET HIS MOTHER'S CASTE
iv) THERE IS NO CHILDREN OUT OF WEDLOCK
v) OTHER COMBINATION'S ARE ALLOWED EXCEPT ABOVE
COMBINATIONS
QUESTIONS:
i)ADHOR FEMALES CAN HEVE
i) ii) iii)
4) IF TWO DRAVIDAN'S GOT MARRIAGE IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR
i)TO HAVE
I5) ADHOR WOMAN HAVE
A) B) C) D) E)
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Technical Questions in the second round 
1. If 1/4 of the time from midnight plus 1/2 of the
time from now to midnight is the present time,then
what is the present time ?
2. In a 10 digit number, if the 1st digit number is
the number of ones,2nd digit number is the number of
twos, and ... so on. 10th digit is the number of
zeroes,then find the number
3. A train blows a siren one hour after starting from
the station. After that it travels at 3/5th of its
speed it reaches the next station 2 hours behind
schedule. If it had a problem 50 miles farther from
the previous case,it would have reached 40 minutes
sooner. Find the distance between the two stations .
4. An army 50 miles long marches at a constant rate. A
courier standing at the rear moves forward and
delivers the message to the first person and then
turns back and reaches the rear of the army as the
army completes 50 miles. Find the distance travelled
by the courier.
5. A person grows cabbage, he uses a larger square
this year than previous year and produces cabbages
than previous year.what is the no. of cabbages
produced this year
6. Olympic race :
4 contestants : Alan,charlie, Darren ,Brain.
There are two races and average is taken to decide the
winner.one person comes at the same position in both
the race. Charlie always come before darren. Brian
comes first once. Alan comes third atleast once. Find
the positions. Alan never comes last. Charlie & darren
comes 2nd atleast once.
8. Problem finding who is husband,wife & son from 4
set of families.
9. Rank the persons from set of conditions.

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INFOSYS TEST @ IISC  2000
1:there is a robery and four persons are suspected out
of them one is
actual
thief,
these are the senteces said by each one of them!
A says D had done
B says A had done
C says i dddnt done
D B lied when he said that i am thief
out of these only one man is true remaining are false
ans C is thef,D is true!
maks 3
2 how many four digit numbers divisible by four can be
formed using
1,2,3,4;repetions are not allowed!
ans 6;
marks 4
3 a vender solds two things at same cost 12 RS with
one item at 25%profit
and other at 20%loss,by this transaction he made
profit or loss by how
much
ans loss,60paise
marks 3
4 two friends A,B are running up hill and then to get
down!
length if road is 440 yards A on his return journy met
B goin up at
20 yards from top,A has finished the rase .5 minuit
earlier than
B,then how much time A had taken to complete the rase.
ans 6.3 minuits
marks 4
5 barons question diagnostic test question 812,5 men
and 5 women went for
foot ball match.........
marks 8
6 write a five digit number ,
which will be having two prime numbers,
and some two more conditions,like 1st digit greater
than 2nd etc
its easy(remember one is not a prime number,most
people don mistake
taking 1
as prime number)
ans 71842
5 marks
7 two employs were there
employ one says to employ two your work ezxperience
twice as me
emp2 exactly
emp1 but two years before you said that your work
experience is
thrice as me
emp2 yes its also true
what are their work experience
ans 4,8
marks 3
8 ther are four persons A,B,C,D and for languages
english ,french
,german
italian,
conditions
1 only one language is spoken by more than two men
2 A dont know english
3 a man can speak either french or german but not both
4 all man cannot spek in a group(no common language)
5 A can mediate when B and C want to speak with each
other
6 each men can speak two languages
ans
A french italian
B english french
C german italian
D german italian
marks 7
9 there are 3 women ,they having three jewells,named
diamond emerald
,ruby
3 women A,B,C
3 thiefs D,E,F
each thef had taken one jewel from each of the women
following conditions
one who had taken diamond is the bachelor and most
dangerous
D 's brother in law E who is less dangerous than the
thief who had

stolen emerald

(this is the key from this e had stolen ruby)
D did nt stolen from B
one more condition is there
marks 7
10 ther were five persons out of which two persons
heir went white
and three persons hair is black
conditions
if A 's hir is white then B'hair is white
A,s hair is not blakck if C's hair is not black
two more conditions
but we can easily solve it from first codition
ans is Aand B's hair is white
marks 5
essay
in this age of super computer computer will repalce
man!
what is contribution of industry towards humn growth
interview questions!
1 two time glases 7,4 how you measure 9
2 four persons have to cross the bridge they are
having one torch
ligt
four persons take 1,2,5,10 minuits respectively ,
when two persons are going the will take the time of
the slowest
person
whats the time taken to cross allof them
ans 17minuits
3 a non uniform rope burns for one hour how you will
measure
half an hour
ans lit it from both sides!
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INFOSYS TEST @ NAGPUR  2000
questions
1. there were three suspects for a robbery that
happend in a bank, tommy,
joy and bruceEach of them were saying that I haven't
done anything and the
other two has done it.police found that tommy was
lying .who is the thief.
3M (MARKS).
2. three clocks where set to true time .First run with
the exact time
..second slows one minute/day. third gains one
minute/day. after how many
days they will show true time. 3M.
3. A,B,C,D,E are some numbers.if AB * CD = EEE and CD
 A =CC
THEN what is AB * D =? IN SAME CODE .5M.
4. Joe started from bombay towards pune and her friend
julie in opposite
direction.they meet at a point .distance travelled by
joe was 1.8 miles
more
than that of julie.after spending some both started
there way.joe reaches
in
2 hours while julie in 3.5 hours.
Assuming both were travelling with constant speed.Wath
is the distance
between the two cities. 5M.
5. In a six level building,a person lives .suppose the
persons are
A,B,C,D,E,F.  and there were few clues like
A cann't live above third level,
B cann't live above A and below C. i am recalling
each.did u understood
the question
u have to find person living at each level. 5M
6. There were some containers of quantity
1,3,4,5,6,12,15,22,24,38
liters.each was filled with some liquid except one.the
liquids are milk,
water and oil.quantity of each was like this
water = 2* milk
oil = 2* water
find out which container was empty and cantainers
filled with milk and
oil.
6M
7. there were few diamonds.
1st thief takes half of the diamonds +2
2nd thief takes half of the diamonds +2
3rd thief takes half of the diamonds +2
4th thief takes half of the diamonds +2
when 5 th thief arives there were no diamonds. find
total no. of diamonds.
(ans 60) 6M.
8. there were five hunters A,B,C,D,E and five animals
A,B,C,D,E. Hunter
having the same name with the animal didn't kill it.
Each hunter has
missed
some animal.
A animal was hunt by the hunter whose name matches
with animal hunt by
hunter B.
C animal was hunt by the hunter whose name matches
with animal hunt by
hunter D.
E has hunt C and missed D .find out animals hunted by
A,B,C. 6m.
9. Five students A,B,C,D,E.
when conversation started B,C were speaking
english.When D join them they
shifted to Spanish.A,E knows French .B,E knows
Italian.Portoguese was
known
to there of them.Spanish was the most common language
between them.
one of them knows five languages.
one of them knows four languages.
one of them knows there languages.
one of them knows two languages.
one of them knows only one languages.
A knows ? 4 options
B knows ? 4 options
C knows ? 4 options
E knows ? 4 options 8M

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Aptitude Test 9th july 2000
1.A boy picks up the phone and asks" who are you?"
The voice from the other side answers" I am your
mother's mother in law".What is the relation of the
boy with the fellow speaking at the other
end.(3marks).
2.Imagine a rectangle.Its length=2*width.A square of 1
inch is cut on all corners so that the remaining
portion
forms a boxwhen folded.the volume of the box is_____
cubic
inches.find the original dimensions of the box. (3
marks).
3.2 persons are doing part time job in a company9say a
and b).
THe company is open for all the 7 days of the week.'A'
works
every second day.'B' works every 3rd day.If 'A'works
on 1st june
and 'B' works on 2nd june.Find out the date on which
both 'A'
and 'B' will work together. (4 marks).
4.Consider a pile of Diamonds on a table.A thief
enters and steals
1/2 of th e total quanity and then again 2 extra from
the remaining.
After some time a second thief enters and steals 1/2
of the remaining+2.
Then 3rd thief enters and steals 1/2 of the
remaining+2.Then 4th thief
enters and steals 1/2 of the remaining+2.When the 5th
one enters
he finds 1 diamond on the table.Find out the total no.
of diamonds
originally on the table before the 1st thief entered.
(4 marks).
5.Imagine 4 persons A,B,C,D.(It is a strength
determining game).
A found it hard,but could pull 'c' and 'd' to his
side.
AC and BD pairs on opposite sides found themselves
equally balanced.
When A and B exchanged thier positions to form pairs
AD and BC ,BC pair
could
win and pull AD to thier side.Order the 4 persons in
Ascending order
according to thier strengths. (3 marks).
6.Consider a beauty contest.3 persons
participate.Their names are
Attractive,
Delectable,Fascinating.THere 3 tribes
Pukkas,Wottas,Summas.
Pukkas  Always speak truth.
Wottas  Always speak lies.
Summas  Speak truth and lies alternatively.
Each of the 3 persons make 2 statements.
Attractive  (1)
(2)
Delectable  (1) i don't remember
(2)
Fascinating (1)
(2)The person who speaks truth is the least beautiful
From the statements they give and the character of
the 3 tribal types,
find out which person belongs to which tribe.Also find
out the persons
in the Ascending order of their beauty. (8 marks).
7.There are 5
positionsClerk,Buyer,Cashier,Manager,Floorwalker.
THere are 5 persons
Mrs.Allen,Mrs.CLark,Twain,Ewing,Bernett.
Conditions: 1.clerk and cashier lunch time
11.30.to12.30
2.others 12.30 to 1.30
3.Mrs.Allen and Bernett play durind lunch time.
4.clerk and cashier share Bachler rooms.
5.Ewing and Twain are not in good terms because
one day when Twain retuned early from lunch
he saw Ewing already sitting fro lunch and reported
about him to the manager.
Find out which person holds which post. (8 marks).
8.There are 8 courses to be handled by faculty in 2
semesters.4 in 1st
semester and 4 in 2nd semester THe candiadates hired
for the post are
k,l,m,n,o.The courses are
Malvino,Shakespeare,Joyce,Chauncer...........
Some conditions will be given like.,
1.L and N handle Shakespeare and malvino.
2.M and O handle Malvino and Joyce.
3. .......
4.
..
.. i don't remember
..
8. ......
Only one author can handle a course in 1 semester.
then 3 questions were asked based on these information
and
3 options for each question were given (8 marks).
9. I don't remember
10.I don't remember.

Here is theinfosys paper It may not contain full
questions and ans
Understand it
1. There are 4 married couples out ofwhich 3 a group
isneeded . Butther
should not be his of her spouse .How nmany groups are
possible ?
Ans 32
2.In the 4 digits 1,2,3,4 how many 4 digited numbers
are
possible
which are divisable by 4? Repetetions are allowed
Ans 64
3. Twow men are goingalong a trackf rail in the
opposite
direction.
One goods train crossed the first person in 20 sec.
After 10 min
the train crossed the other person who is commingin
opposite direction
in 18 sec .Afterthe train haspassed, when thetwo
persons will meet?
Approx 72min check it once.
4. Theno. of children adults . Theno .of adults the
no .of boys .
The no.of boys no. of girls .The no.of girls no.of
familyi conditions
1.No family is without a child
2 Every girl has atleast one brotherand sister .
Ans c a b g f; 9 6 5 4 3 .
6.There are4 boys Anand ,Anandya ,Madan and Murali
with
nicmnames perich ,zomie ,drummy and madeena not in
thesame
order
Some com=nditons
Ans Anand : Perich
Anandya: drummy
Madan : Zombie
murali: Madeena
7.Thereare2diomans ,1 spadeand1 club and 1ace and also
1king ,1
jack
and 1 aceare arranged in a straight line
1.The king is at third place
2.Theleft of jack is a heart and itsright is king
3. No two red colours arein consequtive.
4.The queensareseperated by two cards. Write the
orderor which
suits
(hearts ,clubs )and names(jacks queensetc.)
8. Writeeach statementis true or false 8M
1.The sum of the1st three statements and the2nd false
statement
givesthe true statement.
2.The no.oftrue statements falsestatement
3. The sum of2nd true statement and 1st falsestatement
gives
the first
true statement.
4. Thereareatmost 3 falsestatements
5.There is no two consequtive true statements
6.If this containsonly 15 statements ,theanswer of
this is
sameasthe an answer of the following question
9.Question on Venn diagram.
All handsome are also fair skinned
Sme musularsare fair skinned
Some musculars are also handsome
All lean are also muscular
Some lean are also fair skinned.
All rich man inot fair skinned but all rich manare
handsome
Some questions follows.
10
There are 3 pileseach containe 10 15 20 stones. There
are
A,B,C,D,F,G
and h persons .One man can catch upto four stones from
any
pile.
The last manwho takeswill win. If first A starts next
B. and
so on
who will win?
Ans May be F
Essay writing
1 Intrnet revolution
2.Media for youth

INFOSIS

1. A person needs 6 steps to cover a distance of one
slab.
if he increases his foot length(step length) by 3
inches he needs only
5 steps to cover the slabs length. what is the length
of the each slab.
(ans 31 inches).
2. There are 19 red balls and one black ball . Ten
balls are put in
one jar and the remaining 10 are put in another jar.
what is the
possibility that the black is in the right jar.
( The question is bit of confusing but the answer is
1/2).
3. There is one lily in the pond on 1st june. There
are two in the pond
on 2nd june . There are four on 3rd june and so on.
The pond is full with lilies by the end of the june.
(i)On which date the pond is half full.
ans. 29th. the june has 30 days)
(ii)if we start with 2 lilies on 1st june when will be
the pond be full
with lilies.
(ans. 29th june)
4.A lorry starts from Banglore to Mysore at 6.00
A.M,7.00am.8.00 am.....10 pm.
Similarly one another starts from Mysore to Banglore
at 6.00 am,7.00 am,
8.00 am.....10.00pm. A lorry takes 9 hours to travel
from Banglore to Mysore
and vice versa.
(i) A lorry which has started at 6.00 am will cross
how many lorries.
(ans. 10 )
(ii)A lorry which had started at 6.00pm will cross how
many lorries.
(ans. 14)
5 .A person meets a train at a railway station coming
daily at a
particular time . One day he is late by 25 minutes,
and he meets the train 5 k.m. before the station. If
his speed is 12 kmph, what is the speed of the train.
(ans. 60 kmph.)referShakuntala devi book.
7. A theif steals half the total no of loaves of bread
plus 1/2 loaf from a backery. A second theif steals
half the remaing no of loaves plus 1/2 loaf and so on.
After the 5th theif has stolen there are no more
loaves left in the backery. What was the total no of
loaves did the backery have at the biggining.
(ans: 31).
8. A gardener plants 100 meters towards east, next 100
meters towards north,next 100 meters towards west. 98
meters towards east, 96 meters towards north and 96
meters towards west, 94 meters towards south.
and 94 meters towards east and so on.
If a person walks between the trees what is the
total distance travelled by him before he reaches the
center.
ans: 
 
 
  
 
 
9. Long division:
example: 1089709/12 ?
ANALYTICAL
4 question40 marks; 40 minutes;

1. There are four women and 3 men. They play bridge
one nigth. Find
widow among them.
Rules:
(i) wife and husand are never partners
ii wife and husand never play more than one game.
One nigth they played four games as follows;
1.  +  vs  + 
2.  +  vs  + 
3.  + * vs  + 
4. * +  vs  + 
the woman are marked * above.
ans: refer problem 21. mind teasers by Summers.
2. There are 5 peoples; few of them speak true, few of
them false.
Identify them.
3. & 4.th problems on Venn diagram
INFOSIS

1. A person needs 6 steps to cover a distance of one
slab. If he increases
his foot length (step length) by 3 inches he needs
only 5 steps to cover the slabs length. What is the
length of the each slab.
(ans 31 inches).
3. There are 19 red balls and one black ball . Ten
balls are put in one jar and the remaining 10 are put
in another jar. what is the possibility that the black
in the right jar.
( The question is bit of confusing but the answer is
1/2).
3. There is one lily in the pond on 1st june. There
are two in the pond on 2nd june . There are four on
3rd june and so on.
The pond is full with lilies by the end of the june.
(i)On which date the pond is half full.
(ans. 29th. the june has 30 days)
(ii)if we start with 2 lilies on 1st june when will be
the pond be full with lilies.
(ans. 29th june)
4.A lorry starts from Banglore to Mysore at 6.00
A.M,7.00am.8.00 am.....10 pm.
Similarly one another starts from Mysore to Banglore
at 6.00 am,7.00 am,
8.00 am.....10.00pm. A lorry takes 9 hours to travel
from Banglore to Mysore and vice versa.
(i) A lorry which has started at 6.00 am will cross
how many lorries.
(ans. 10 )
(ii)Alorry which had started at 6.00pm will cross how
many lorries.
(ans. 14)
5 .A person meets a train at a railway station coming
daily at a
particular time . One day he is late by 25 minutes,
and he meets the train 5 k.m. before the station. If
his speed is 12 kmph, what is the speed of the train.
(ans. 60 kmph.)referShakuntala devi book.
7. A theif steals half the total no of loaves of bread
plus 1/2 loaf from a backery. A second theif steals
half the remaing no of loaves plus 1/2 loaf and so on.
After the 5th theif has stolen there are no more
loaves left in the backery. What was the total no of
loaves did the backery have at the biggining.
(ans: 31).
8. A gardener plants 100 meters towards east, next 100
meters towards north,next 100 meters towards west. 98
meters towards east, 96 meters towards north and 96
meters towards west, 94 meters towards south.
and 94 meters towards east and so on.
If a person walks between the trees what is the
total distance travelled by him before he reaches the
center.
ans: 
 
 
  
 
 
9. Long division:
example: 1089709/12 ?
ANALYTICAL
4 question40 marks; 40 minutes;

1. There are four women and 3 men. They play bridge
one nigth. Find
widow among them.
Rules:
(i) wife and husand are never partners
ii wife and husand never play more than one game.
One nigth they played four games as follows;
1.  +  vs  + 
2.  +  vs  + 
3.  + * vs  + 
4. * +  vs  + 
the woman are marked * above.
ans: refer problem 21. miniagrames.
I received your paper.I am sending some of the
Psychometric questions.
Do not bother much about this test.Be optimistic,While
answering the
questions.There will be 150 questions in this
section.The questions may
repeat with slight variation.Answer should be same.
1.You will be interested in social activities.
2.While going upstairs,you will move two steps at a
time.
3.You will be making friendship with the same sex or
with the
opposite sex also.
4.Your friends consider you as a leader in your group.
5.Peole think that you are serious mainded.
6.Sometimes you fell dull without any reason.
7.You are host or hostes for several parties.
8.Relatives come to your home and you will entertain
them.
(Orey! Don't write your original opinion.You will try
to get
out them .Isn't it?)
9.You will do work for long time without tireness.
10.In your company,you want to lead the organisation.
I have not received any mail from IITM.There is no
time for them
to give a mail.waste fellows.There is no dynamism in
their blood.I have
been waiting for the mail since three days.
Don't worry about telco.They will conduct interview
and select
based on the CGPA.Come to the lab regularly.These are
crucial days.You
know that TCS is visiting our campus on 3rd.That's my
first company.Akka
had sent a rakhi for me.You might be received the
same.What is the news?
What else?
send mail after receiving all the papers.
1.cv
2.critical reasoning
3.Psychometric
I know some 25 questions.
The technical comprises of 50 questions on C,Unix and
windows.
The interview for us is on a later date.If the
questions come for you
also,then intimate me.
1.const char *
char * const
What is the differnce between the above tow?.
2.In Unix inter process communication take place
using?.
3.What are the files in /etc directory?.
4.About inode numbers
5.Max relaxable permisssion value with out giving
write permission
to others?.
6.About ln(linking)
7.A question on until
until (who grep mary)
do
sleep(60)
done
8.Linking across directories?.
9.process id for kernell process
10.very first process created by kernell
11.function to repaint a window immediately?.
12.Function entry for DLL in win3.1
13.win 3.1 is a
14.win 3.1 supports which type of multi tasking?.
15.Message displayed when a window is destroyed
16.About fork()?
17.About send message and post message
18.Message to limit the size of window
19.System call executable binary file intoa process
20.About GDI object?.
21.API used to hide window
22.Initialize contents of a dialog?.
CV paper:
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118 General (i) Data sufficiency
(ii) Analytical
(iii) Mathematics
1945 C&UNIX
1. xa=ax Ans: (c) x<=a
2. There is six letter word VGANDA . How many ways you
can arrange the
letters in the word in such a way that both the A's
are together.
Ans : 120 (5x4!)
3. If two cards are taken one after another without
replacing from
a pack of 52 cards what is the probability for the two
cards be
queen. Ans : (4/52)*(3/51) (1/17)*(1/13)
4. 51 x 53 x ... x 59 ; symbols !  factorial
^  power of 2
(a) 99!/49! (b) (c) (d) (99! x 25!)/(2^24 x 49! x 51!)
5. The ratio fo Boys to Girls is 6:4. 60% of the boys
and 40% of girls
take lunch in the canteen. What % of class takes lunch
in
Edited by rakesh_vyom  24Jul2006 at 1:27am
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