test conducted on Feb 2005 at Infosys Electronic city of Bangalore.
Pattern consist of Puzzles only.
is a farm which contains super hens which r genetically made to lay eggs of
double size than the normal ones. But as genetic engg. is not well
understood there is only 50-50% chance of a super hen laying large egg.The
farm is such tht it keeps the hen as long as it lays large eggs and removes
the hen out of the farm as soon as it lays one normal egg. The farm followed
the same process for one year and counted all the eggs laid by all the super
hens.At the end of the year the ratio of large eggs to the normal ones
is bag containing balls of three colors-Red, Green and Yellow and there are
three color blind people A, B and C.For A Red is invisible and every other
color appears Gray. For B Green is invisible and every other color appears
Gray. For A Yellow is invisible and every other color appears Gray.
They were shown the box and when asked the question what can see their
A: I can see two balls.
B: I can see two balls.
C: I can see two balls.
How many balls were there in the box and of what color? (5m neg-2)
is a temple on the top of the hill of height 1000mtrs.Coconuts at the base
of the hill are sold at 5/- each and at the top of the hill at 50/- each.
One intelligent businessman thought of buying coconuts at the base and
selling them at the top. For that he appointed 2 people who can carry only
1000 coconuts at a time and takes 1 coconut for every mtr of walk.
Can he succeed in his plan. If yes how much profit he earns for a rupee of
investment? (7m neg-2)
the 2nd world war Japan’s war ship named J was followed by the USA war
ship U which is traveling at 100kmph. By the time U was beside J and ready
to launch the torpedo, the place was surrounded by fog and the army-general
in U could not see anything. Taking this as a chance J changed in direction
at an angle. After 6min the general in U realized it and informed the
helicopter over it to find J. After 3 minutes the helicopter replied that J
turned at an angle 45 degrees and was 5km away from U at the time when the
general asked for it. The intelligent general quickly turned U and
successfully caught J.
How much time “U” would have taken to catch “J”? (8m neg-2)
Note: (You can save time by mentioning the formula).
mathematicians met after 27 years in their college. This was their
First: How are you doing?
Second: Fine I got married and have three daughters.
First: Fine. I also got married 2 years after the college. How old are your
Second: Well, Product of their ages is 72 and their sum is equal to that
house number (It was not mentioned).
First: Wait, I am still counting.
Second: Sorry, youngest of them has just started walking.
First: Is it! Youngest of mine is also of the same age.
How old are the three daughters? (12m neg-3)
boy got bored of the class and started walking on a hall which contained
1024 lockers in a row. He first opened locker 1 and alternatively left one
and opened one from thereon. When he reached the end he turned back and
opened the first closed locker and from thereon continued what he did
previously. He did this back and fro method till he opened the last
locker.What is the number of the last locker he opened? (12m neg-3)
is a slowrun express tht runs btw bangalore & mumbai...it starts at
10.00pm & reaches destination @ 11.30 pm 3 days later...the train is
operated on all days...if the train starts from bangalore , how many other
slowrun expresses will it meet on the way..b4 reaching mumbai....???.
is magic dragon with 3 heads & 3 tails....u have a magic sword tht can
cut 1 head,2 heads , 1 tail & 2 tails...if 1 head is cut another head
grows...if 1 tail is cut 2 new tails grow...2 tails are cut a new head
grows...& if 2 heads r cut nothing grows...find minimium number of
swings 2 cut all heads & tails...
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