# (Puzzles) Latest Infosys Puzzles (9)

Puzzles : Latest Infosys Puzzles

226. There are 5 persons A, B, C, D, E and each is wearing a block or white cap on his head. A person can see the caps of the remaining 4 but can't see his own cap. A person wearing white says true and who wears black says false.
i) A says I see 3 whites and 1 black.
ii) B says I see 4 blacks.
iii) E says I see 4 whites.
iv) C says I see 3 blacks and 1 white.
Now Find the caps weared by A, B, C, D and E.

227. There are two women, Kavitha and Shamili and two males Shyam and Aravind, who are musicians. Out of these four one is a Pianist, one Flutist, Violinist and Drummer.
i) Across Aravind beats Pianist.
ii) Across Shyam is not a Flutist.
iii) Kavitha's left is a Pianist.
iv) Shamili's left is not a Drummer.
v> Flutist and Drummer are married.

228. 1/3 rd of the contents of a container evaporated on the 1st day. 3/4 th of the remaining contents of the container evaporated the second day. What part of the contents of the container are left at the end of the second day?

229. A man covered 28 steps in 30 seconds but he decided to move fast and covered 34 steps in 18 seconds. How many steps are there on the escalator when stationary?

1. Person1: Most of us are satch J.
Person2: Most of us are jute S.
Person3: Two of us are satch J.
Person4: Three of us are jute J.
Person5: I am satch J we have to find who is satch and who is jute.
Ans: S: Satch J:Jute.

2. Four persons are there to cross a bridge they have one torch light.
Person A can cross in 1 min.
Person B can cross in 2 min.
Person C can cross in 5 min.
Person D can cross in 10 min.
They have to cross bridge with in 17 min. At a time only two persons can cross.
I. A & B ----> 2.
II. A <---- 1.
III. C & D ----> 10.
IV. B <---- 2.
V A & B ----> 2
______________
Total 17.

230. What is the maximum number of slices can you obtain by cutting a cake with only 4 cuts?
Ans: 16.

231. Three are three boxes. In first box, two white balls. In second box, 2 black balls. In third box, 1 white & 1 black ball. The lables on the boxes are not correct. Then you have to open one box and to find the colour of the balls in all boxes.
Ans: Open the box labled black & white. If white balls are there then the box labled with white balls contain black balls and labled with black balls contain one black and one white ball and vice versa, if two black balls are there.

232. There is a 4 inch cube painted on all sides. This is cut into number of 1 inch cubes. What is the number of cubes which have no painted sides?

233. 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 realy?

234. Ram singh goes to his office in the city every day from his suburban house. His driver Mangaram 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. Mangaram 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 walked?

235. Some people went for vaction. Unfortunately it rained for 13 days when they were there. But whenever it rained in the morning, they had clean afternood and vice versa. In all they enjoyed 11 morning and 12 afternoons. How many days did they stay there totally?

236. Geoffrey, Hallmann and Molly attend and interview and give three different statements each.
To make it a little complex. Out of the three statements made by each one, one is false.
Geoffrey says: I am 22 - false
Hallmann is elder than me by one year.
Molly is 25

Hallmann says: I am not the youngest -
Geoffrey is 2 years younger than me
Molly is younger than me by one year - false

Molly says: Geoffrey is 23
I am a year younger than Geoffrey
(I don't remember this statement but it is false.)

Goeffrey is 22 as Goef states,
And Goef== 23 as Molly states.
Both cannot be true.
Either one has to be true or either one has to be false.
Start deriving from this point and u get,

Geoffrey Hallmann Molly
Age: 23 25 22

237. There is a cube, which has to be inscribed with the following pair
of numbers on opposite sides.1 and 6, 2 and 4,3 and 5.
How many different ways can it be done?

238. There's an electric wire running 1 km from the side of a building.
The number of poles in between them is placed in an interval of
distance between each other.
If one pole is removed then the distance between each pole becomes 1 2/3 meters.
Find out how many poles were kept.

239. The time taken to travel in train from Town A to Town B is 5 hours.
There are trains starting from both towns at an interval of 1 hour.
How many trains meet in 1 trip?
Ans : 10 trains check it as trains come from both sides every hour.

240. Shadow went to an Isle where the natives lie and the visitors speak truth.
Shadow saw a salesman and wanted to know whether he was a native or a visitor.
He did not pose a question directly but asked him indirect instead.
Shadow saw a woman and asked the salesman,"Is that a NATIVE or
VISITOR?" .For which the salesman replied," She is a visitor".
Is the salesman a Native or a Visitor?
Ans :
Since Shadow himself saw him/her as a woman and asked the salesman.
The Salesman replied ,"SHE " by which he speaks truth and is a Visitor.
Salesman is a Visitor.

241. Three friends divided some bullets equally.
After all of them shot 4 bullets the total number of bullets remaining is equal to the bullets each had after division.Find the original number divided.

Ans: 18 (2 marks)

Initially . x x x
Now x-4 x-4 x-4
Equation is 3x-12 = x

242. There are 3 societies A, B, C.
A lent cars to B and C as many as they had already.
After some time B gave as many tractors to A and C as many as they have.
After sometime c did the same thing. At the end of this transaction each one of them had 24.
Find the cars each orginally had.

243. The Bulls, Pacers, Lakers and Jazz ran for a contest.
Anup, Sujit, John made the following statements regarding results.
Anup said either Bulls or Jazz will definitely win
Sujit said he is confident that Bulls will not win
John said he is confident that neither Jazz nor Lakers will win
When the result cameit was found that only one of the above three had made a correct statement.
Who has made the correct statement and who has won the contest.
Ans: Sujith; Lakers

244. Five people A ,B ,C ,D ,E are related to each other.
Four of them make one true statement each as follows.

(i) B is my father's brother.
(ii) E is my mother-in-law.
(iii)C is my son-in-law's brother
(iv)A is my brother's wife.

Ans: (i) D (ii) B (iii) E (iv) C

245. Some statements are given below:

L says all of my other four friends have money
M says that P said that exactly one among them has money
N says that L said that precisely two among them have money
O says that M said that three of the others have money
P, L and N said that they have money
All the above statement are false..
Who has money & who doesn't have any money?

246. Fifty minutes ago if it was four times as many minutes past three o'clock,how many minutes is it to six o'clock?
Ans: Twenty six minutes.

247. A hotel has 10 storeys.Which floor is above the floor below the floor, below the floor above the floor, below the floor above the fifth.
Ans: The sixth floor.

248. Seven members sat around a table for three days for a conference.
The member's names were Abhishek, Amol, Ankur, Anurag,Bhuwan ,Vasu and Vikram.
The meetings were chaired by Vikram.
On the first evening members sat around the table alphabetically.
On the following two nights, Vikram arranged the seatings so that he could have Abhishek as near to him as possible and abesent minded Vasu as far away as he could.
On no evening did any person have sitting next to him a person who had previously been his neighbour. How did Vikram manage to seat everybody to the best advantage on the second and third evenings?

Ans:
Second evening:Vikram,Ankur,Abhishek,Amol,Vasu,Anurag and Bhuwan.
Third evening :Vikram,Anurag,Abhishek,Vasu,Bhuwan,Ankur,Amol.

249. Two trains start from stations A and B spaced 50 kms apart at the same time and speed.
As the trains start, a bird flies from one train towards the other and on reaching the second train, it flies back to the
first train.This is repeated till the trains collide.
If the speed of the trains is 25 km/h and that of the bird is 100km/h.
How much did the bird travel till the collision.
Ans: 100 kms.

250. Four prisoners escape from a prison.
The prisoners, Mr East, Mr West, Mr South, Mr North head towards different directions after escaping.The following information of their escape was supplied:

None of the prisoners took the road which was their namesake.
Mr.East did not take the South Road
Mr.West did not the South Road.
The West Road was not taken by Mr.East
What road did each of the prisoners take to make their escape?

Ans: Mr.East took the North Road

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