INFOSYS PAPER & INTERVIEW - 11 JUL 2005 - PATIALA
So, finally I did that. I have cleared the selection process of Infosys Held on July 11, 2005 .I really thank Friends Group, which has really helped me out to achieve my goal, nearly all the question papers which I have practiced were taken from here.
Actually, the pattern that I followed for preparation was:
1. Puzzle to puzzle u ---- Shakuntla Devi.
2. More puzzle-to-puzzle u ----- Shakuntla Devi
3. Quantitative Aptitude ----R.S Aggarwal.
4. very imp------question papers of previous years.
There is no need to do George summers .
Firstly do both the books of Shakuntla Devi thoroughly. After u finish with them start with the latest question papers and after these take up the old ones.
Q 1. At some diamond shop ,a burglary happened. Police got hold of 3 suspects named Robbert, Davis and Andy. each one of them pointed the other for the robbery. Robbert said "one of the other 2 has done it. I have not done that." Latter police came to know that robber was telling lies. Tell who did that. (3 marks)
ANS statement of Robert" one of the other 2 has done it. I have not done that." As it is given that he was telling lies so "I have not done" is false. hance rebert did that.
Q 2.There was a person who smoked a lot .One day he decided to quit his habit, but he had 27 cigarettes with him. So he started smoking them one by one ,to finish them. He had the habit of smoking only 2/3rd of it and leaving the rest butt. later he found out that by joining 3 butts he can form 1 cigarette. So ,tell haw many cigarettes in all he smoked.
ANS from 3 butts he get 1 cigarette.Hence from 27 butts he get 9 (27/3) cigarettes. 3 butts give way 1 cigarette 27+3+1=31 I GOT THIS ANSWER. BUT ONE OF MY FRIENDS WAS GETTING 40 AS ANSWER. check it
Q 3. one day a person wanted to meet a lawyer, but lawyer was busy,so he told the man to meet him 2 days after the day before the day after tomorrow .Tell what the day is ,if today is Friday.
Ans day after tomorrow-Sunday
The day before day after tomorrow-Saturday
2 days after Saturday=Monday
Q 4 Tell a 5 digit number which satisfies:
It has 2 prime numbers.
The 3rd digit is largest.
The 2nd digit is smallesT.
The 1st digit is greater than the sum of 4th and 5th digits.
The 5th digit is between 2nd and 1st digit and is half of 4th digit.
Find the number. (6 marks)
Ans IT IS THE SIMPLEST QUESTION SO TRY SOLVING IT
Q 5 in an office there are 5 people named miss aimes, miss benns, mr colonoy, mr Davis and Mr Paul. And the 5 posts are floorwalker, manager, clerk, cashier and buyer .Find who is who,if:
2 of these were roommates in college (Don't remember the names).
The buyer is a bachelor.
Mrs colonoy was angry when her husband told her that the manager refused for give him promotion.
Davis was the best man when the clerk and cashier got married.
Aimes and paul had the business relations only. (8 marks)
Q 6 There are some students in a school. The 1/2 of number of students is a whole number. The 1/6 of number of students is a whole number. The 1/5 of number of students is a whole number. The 1/7 of number of students is a whole number. Find the number of students. (SOMETHING THIS TYPE. FIGURES ARE NOT SAME.)
FIND LCM OF NUMBERS GIVEN LIKE 2,6,5,7. AS IT IS COMPLETELY DIVISIBLE BY THEM ,SO THAT IS THE ANSWER.
Q 7 Complete the series:
1,2,3 (I don't remember). (6 marks)
Q 8It was something that 2 trains are going in opp direction.time was given and we have to find out how many number of trains will meet train 'A' before reaching its destination.
Q 9 sorry, I don't remember
Q 10 4 cards r placed on a table, each card has 2 colors. U don't know the color of the back side of each card.4 persons A,B,C,D r there and they can see the top color of their cards as Red, Green, Red, Blue. No card can have same color on both its sides. all the 4 see thee back color of their cards and say:
B:neither blue nor green
Out of these 2 tells truth and two tells lie. tell the color of the backside of each card. (8 marks).
A) YELLOW b) YELLOW C) BLUE D) GREEN
ANS WAS THIS ,BUT THE OPTIONS IN QUESTION ARE SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT.
Finally in INTERVIEW:
There was one gentleman sitting. I along with my certificates went to him and wished him. Time was 3.00 pm. he asked me to sit down.
He asked me to sign my resume and hand it over to him. I did that.
In infosys application form they ask u about the recent surgery u had, so I had mentioned the one I had in 1994 for appendicitis.
So he asked how am I now?
A: fine sir.
what all was ur surgery about?
A:I explained the reason and why problem occurred.
Then he came to my hobbies part. i had mentioned that my hobbies are trekking, taking part in debates, drawing etc. So asked me which are the places u visited for trekking and do u go in a group or some other way?
I said that I always go with my family as my father was the captain of mountaineering team in his college. then he asked:-
THAT if u go with them than hw it is ur hobby, it is a holiday.
I said ,sir it is not important that for fulfilling ur hobbies u should always go in group or some other way, u can do the same in ur family and with them. HE WAS QUITE SATISFIED BY MY ANSWER.
Then he came to debates ie what is the recent topic on which u debated? I said "pollution control". than he said how u control the pollution. So to this I had given a long answer. bla,bla,bla..
Next question to me was why did I joined B.Tech?
I said that it was my dream to become an engineer in computer's field so I did that and gave some more explanation.
Then he picked the stapler lying next to him and asked me to give 3 more uses of it except of stapling the papers?
1.As a paper weight. he said OK
2.for making sounds by pressing it. He said I don't take it as a use. So I said
3.for taking the stapled pin out of paper.
"to this he got quite satisfied and smiled and said ,"this is what I wanted.
4.next I said to make designs with pins of stapler on paper.
Next he gave me puzzle to solve ,it was a magic square.
Then he asked me about my schooling, family etc.
INTERVIEWS NEED CONFIDENCE AND A KNOWLEDGE ABOUT YOURSELF AND UR PRESENCE OF MIND.
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