Infosys Sample placement paper for learn and practice for upcoming recruitment in 2013-2014

Number of Questions: 30 Time: 40 Minutes
(There is no negative marking)

Directions for Questions 1-2: Answer the Questions based on the information given below

Seven university cricket players are to be honored at a special luncheon. The players will be seated on the dais along one side of a single rectangular table.

♦ A and G have to leave the luncheon early and must be seated at the extreme right end of the table, which is closest to the exit.

♦ B will receive the Man of the Match award and must be in the center chair.

♦ C and D who are bitter rivals for the position of wicket keeper, dislike one another and should be seated as far apart as possible.

♦ E and F are best friends and want to sit together.

1. Which of the following may not be seated at either end of the table?
(a) C 
(b) D 
(c) G 
(d) F-Answer

2. Which of the following pairs may not be seated together?
(a) E and A -Answer
(b) B and D 
(c) C and F 
(d) G and D

Directions for Questions 3-4: Answer the Questions based on the information given below

A, B, C, D, E and F are a group of friends from a club. There are two housewives, one lecturer, one architect, one accountant and one lawyer in the group. There are two married couples in the group. The lawyer is married to D who is a housewife. No lady in the group is either an architect or an accountant. C, the accountant, is married to F who is a lecturer. A is married to D and E is not a housewife.

3. What is the profession of E?
(a) Lawyer 
(b) Architect -Answer
(c) Lecturer 
(d) Accountant

4. How many members of the group are male?
(a) 2 
(b) 3 -Answer
(c) 4 
(d) NOT

5. Three friends went to a restaurant. After dinner, they paid their bill and noticed a bowl of mints. Sita took 1/3 of the mints, but returned 4. Fatima took 1/4 of what left but returned three. Eswari then took half of the remaining but retuned 2. The bowl had only 17 mints left. How many mints were there originally in the bowl?
(a) 38 
(b) 31 
(c) 41 
(d) NOT-Answer

Directions for questions 6 to 10: In the figures given below, C and D should follow the same logical relation as A and B. Find the appropriate picture from the list in the answer figures that can take the place of D (?)



Answers 6-3/7-1/8-2/9-2/10-2

Directions for questions 11 to 13

The owner of the mansion has been murdered. The visitors of the mansion were Aditya, Vijay and Puneet. The following additional information is also given:

(i) The murderer, who was one of the three visitors, arrived at the mansion, later than at least one of the other two visitors.

(ii) A detective, who was one of the three visitors, arrived at the mansion earlier than at least one of the two visitors.

(iii) The detective arrived at the mansion at mid-night.

(iv) Neither Aditya nor Vijay arrived at the mansion after mid-night.

(v) The earlier arriver between Vijay and Puneet was not the detective.

(vi) The later arriver between Aditya and Puneet was not the murderer.

11. Who arrived at the mansion earliest?
(a) Puneet 
(b) Aditya 
(c) Vijay -Answer
(d) Data insufficient

12. Who is the murderer?
(a) Puneet
(b) Aditya -Answer
(c) Vijay 
(d) Data insufficient

13. Who is the detective ?
(a) Puneet 
(b) Vijay 
(c) Aditya -Answer
(d) Data insufficient

Direction for Question 14-18: 
The problems below contain a question and’ two statements giving certain data. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the questions. The answer is correct.

(1) If Statement I alone is sufficient but Statement II alone is not sufficient.
(2) If Statement II alone is sufficient but Statement I alone is not sufficient.
(3) If both statements I and II together are sufficient but neither of statements alone is sufficient.
(4) If each statement alone is sufficient.
(5) If Statement I and II together are not sufficient.

14. Ten children are sitting at a table. What is the average age of 10 children?
I. The average age of 6 youngest children is 12 years.
II. The average age of 4 older children is 16 years.

15. What are the speeds of two trains 80 yards and 85 yards long respectively? Assume that former is faster than later.
I They take 7.5 seconds to pass each other when running in the opposite direction.
II They take 37.5 seconds to pass each other when running in the same direction.

16. What is the probability that 2 men and one woman chosen to form a committee are all Indians?
I. There are 4 men and 3 women in all.
II. There are 3 Indians in all.

17. How many right circular cylinders of equal size can be made from a metal of volume 200 cm3
I The height of each cylinder is equal to its diameter.
II The slant surface area of each cylinder is 45

18. A certain 4-litre solution of vinegar and water consists of x litre of vinegar and y liters of water. How man liters of vinegar do the solution contain?
I. x/4=3/8
II. y/4=5/8 '

Directions for Question 19-24: 
Based on the statement in the question, mark the most logical pair of statement that follow

19. If one succeeds. One makes merry. 
(1) One did not succeed 
(2) One did not make merry. 
(3) One succeeded 
(4) One made merry-Answer

(1) 2, 3 
(2) 3, 2 
(3) 1, 2 
(4) 2, 1

20. If one gets lucky. One will win the prize. 
(1) Ramesh did not get the prize -Answer
(2) Ramesh got the prize
(3) Ramesh didn’t get lucky 
(4) Ramesh got lucky

(1) 1,3 (2) 3,1 (3) 2,4 (4) None of these

21. Either he will shout or they will fire. 
(1) He shouted. 
(2) He did not shout. 
(3) They fired 
(4) They did not fire-Answer

(1) 1,4 
(2) 2,3 
(3) 4,1 
(4) Both (2) & (3)

Directions for Question 22-24: 
Based on the statement in the question, mark the most logical Set among options 

22. A. Pomfret is a fish.
B. Pomfret is not a fish.-Answer
C. Pomfret will not lay eggs.
D. Some fish lay eggs.
E. All fish lay eggs.
F. Pomfret may lay eggs.

(a) DFA 
(b) ADF -Answer
(c) BDF 
(d) EBC

23. A. All copper is metal.
B. All bronze is non-metal.
C. Some metal is silver.
D. Some metal is not silver.
E. No copper is bronze.
F. Some silver is not metal.

(a) ABF 
(b) ACB 
(c) ABE -Answer
(d) CDF

24. A. T may be A.
B. A is T.
C. T is G.
D. Some G are A.
E. G may be A.
F. No A is T.

a) CDA -Answer
(b) BCF 
c) DEF 
(d) ACB

Directions for Questions 25-28: 
The data in the table below gives the number and value of lost and found articles in City Women’s College for two consecutive years 2003 and 2004. The data is based on the cases reported to the cases reported to the dean of the college. 

Articles Lost and Found



  No. of Articles Value (in Rs) No. of Articles Value (in Rs) Hanky  20  1950  10  950 Lipsticks  175  5750  120  12050 Perfume  155  7950  225  17350 Makeup Kit  1040  127050  860  10800 Talcum Powder  1135  34950  1070  24400 Hand Bag  355  8250 240  6350 All other items  1175  187150  975  93150

25. By what percentage is average price per hanky in 2004 more or less than average price per hanky in 2003
(a) 5% 
(b) 2.5 % -Answer
(c) 8% 
(d) Cannot be Determined

26. The difference between total number of items lost and found in both the years is 
(a) 1435 -Answer
(b) 1937 
(c) 1235 
(d) 1538

27. Which of the following articles can be considered to be most expensive in the year 2003?
(a) Handbag 
(b) Perfume 
(c) Make-up Kit -Answer
(d) talcum Powder

28. How many Lost and Found articles are showing a decreasing trend both number wise and 
value-wise from year 2003 to year 2004 in the above table?
(a) 3
(b) 4 
(c) 5 
(d) Cannot be Determined-Answer

Directions for questions 29-30: 
A survey on a sample of 25 new cars being sold at a local auto dealer was conducted to see which of the three popular options – air conditioning, radio and power windows – were already installed. The survey found:

♦ 15 had air conditioning
♦ 2 had air conditioning and power windows but no radios
♦ 12 had radio
♦ 6 had air conditioning and radio but no power windows
♦ 11 had power windows
♦ 1 had radio and power windows but no air conditioning
♦ 3 had all three options.

29. What is the number of cars that had none of the options?
(a) 4 
(b) 3 
(c) 1 
(d) 2-Answer

30. How many cars have exactly one of the three options?
(a) 8 
(b) 7 
(c) 11 -Answer
(d) None of these