Infosys Placement Papers
INFOSYS  Placement Paper 4  07 aug 2005
PUNE
1. A lady's age is between 50 to 70 yrs. Her sons have as many sons
as one has brothers. and the total number of her sons and grandsons equal her
age. Tell her age. ( 3 Marks )
2. Catheral Tower is 200 feet high and is at
a distance of 250 feet from Shark Tower which is 150 feet high. Two pigeons are
sitting on each top of each tower. They fly instantly with the same speed at a
grain lying on a floor
in between the two towers. They both reach on the same time. Tell the distance
from the foot of Catheral Tower where grain is lying. ( 6 Marks )
3. A Grass
in a garden grows at a constant rate. 40 cows
eat it at a regular rate for 40 days. 30 cows eat it for 60 days. How many days
will the grass last if 20 cows were there. ( 3 Marks )
4. X X X X
Y Y Y
Y
+ Z Z Z Z

Y X X X Z

Find the
values of X, Y, and Z. ( 6 Marks )
5.There is a fivedigit no. following
conditions were given about the same number.
> There are two prime nos
in that number.
> No duplicates are there.
> Digit 3 is the
highest.
> Digit 2 is the lowest.
> Digit 5 is between digit 2
and digit 1 and is half of digit 4.
> Digit 1 is one less than digit 3
and is greater than sum of digit 4 and digit 5.
Find the number.(Don't take
1 as prime no.) It was given there in the paper. ( 5 Marks )
6. A software
engineer returns from America. As he is fat he decided to have evening walk
daily. He started at 3pm. he walks along the road at 4km/hr for some time then
he climbs a upward slope area at 3km/hr then downwards at the rate of 6km/hr.
then back to the home through the same road at 4km/hr. what is the distance he
covered in one way if he reaches back home at 9pm. ( 4 Marks )
7. There is a
1 Km long wire. It has been fixed around a wall of the building with the help of
some poles between two telephone towers. It is noticed that if there is a
increase of 1 2/3 m in the width of two poles then there is need of one less
pole. how many poles were used.( 3 Marks )
8. A group of friends participate
in a akating race during their luch time. conditions are
> Louise was
not last.
> Denish was beaten by Jack and Louise in that order
>
Jim was not first.
> Jack was beaten by Jim.
> Andew beated Jim.
Who won the race ?( 4 Marks )
9. A, B, c, D are from different
countries. They speak English, Italian, French and German. Only one language is
spoken by more thantwo persons. Following conitions were given.
> A
speaks German but can converse with D who doesn't know a single word of German.
> No person can speak both German and French together.
> A and B
can't converse with each other but they C can act as interpreter between them.
> B, C, D don't have any common language between them.
> Each
person speaks two lanuages.
Find out the lanuages which each person speaks.(
8 Marks )
10. Four persons A, B, C and D are playing cards. They have one
card in their hand. Each card has two different colours on each of its side. In
total there are 2 red, 2 green, and 3 blue colours. They made following
statements about their hidden colour of the card. and exactly two among them are
lying.
A > Blue or Green
B > Neither Blue nor Green
C >
Blue or Yellow
D > Blue or Yellow
The visible colours are Red,
Green, Red and Blue respectively in that order. Tell the hidden colour of card
for each of the person.(8 Marks )
Answers
1. 64 yrs ( 8 Sons and 56
grandsons )
2. 90 feet ( speed and time are same. so distance must b same.
Pythagorus theorem)
3. 120 days
4. X  9, Y  1, Z  8.
5. 71842
(there can be other numbers also. Like 70821 etc.) But i wrote 71842 over there
)
6. 12 Kms
7. 24 Poles and distance between each pole is 40 m
8.
Andre ( order will be Andrew Jim Louise Jack Denish ) But I am not sure but it
must b Andre or Louise.
9. A > German and Italian
B > French and
English
C > French and Italian
D > English and Italian
10. A
> Yellow (False)
B > Yellow (True)
C > Blue (True)
D
> Green (False)
About The Interview.....
Interview was on the
following day in Infosys's, Pune office. It was totally HR Interview. They check
on ur's confidence, Thinking, and teammanagement skills. they asked me
following questions starting frm the first.
 How much do you expect in ur
Analytical paper?
 How much do you expectin your English paper?
 Do
you know how to drive a car?
 Do you know how many wheels are there in a
car?
 do you know the number of nuts in a car?
 Suppose you are going
all alone in your car on a highway and suddenly one tyre of your car got
punctured and also you misplaces all the four nuts of that wheel. wat will you
do?
 Have you done work in any team ?
 Do you read any book?

Which one was the latest you have been through?(I said Alchemist)
 Tell ur
something about the story of Alchemist.
 Tell us about ur strengths?

tell us what hav you learnt after going through Alchemist.
 She said i
think u do believe in Intutions ( i said i do)
 she asked tell us any
incident about ur intution.
 then she asked suppose you are goin in your
car with ur driver for a very imporant presentation and suddenly a tree fells on
ur car. Driver got injured. what will you do in that situation? Will you take
care of driver or will go for ur presentation as it is also very important.
 then she gave me a puzzle. there r 9 dots in 3x3 matrix. and you have
connect them with the four lines without picking up the pen. ( from Shakuntla
Devi's puzzle books )
Dats it Friends..........The key is stay cool and b
confident...
All D Best...
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