The Written test consists of 2
sections.

1) Logical Reasoning (30 qs in 40 min)

2) Verbal Ability(40 quest in 35 min)

**HR interview**

H.R. ROUND

Once you clear written Round interview is just a formality . They ask some basic
puzzles like

1. You are given two candles of equal size, which can burn 1 hour each. You
have to measure 90 minutes with these candles. (There is no scale or clock). Also u
r given a lighter.

Ans: 1. First light up the two ends of the 1st candle. When it will burn out
light up

one end of the second candle. (30+60=90)

2. Try the similar problem to measure 45 minutes.

Ans: First light-up the two ends of the 1st candle and one end of the 2nd
candle.

When the 1st candle will burn out ,then light up the both ends of the 2nd
candle (15+30=45)

3. You r given a thermometer. What can u do by this without measuring the temperature?

Ans: if u put thermometer into a tree it won?t grow anymore, will just die off

4. How it is possible to place four points that are equidistance from each
other?

OR

U r a landscape designer and your boss asked u to design a landscape such

that you should place 4 trees equidistance from each other. (Distance
from each tree to the other must be same)

Ans: Only 3 points can be equidistant from each other. But if u place points in
the

shape of a pyramid then its possible

5. You are given a cake; one of its corner is broken. How will u cut the rest
into

Two equal parts?

Ans: Slice the cake

6. How will you recognize the magnet & magnetic material & non-magnetic
material?

Ans: Drag one piece of material over another. There is no attractive force in
the

middle portion of the magnet. OR

Get a piece of thread and tie up with the one bar and check for poles. If it
iron bar

then it moves freely and if it is magnetic bar then it fix in one direction
according to

poles.

7. If one tyre of a car suddenly gets stolen.... and after sometime u find the
tyre

without the screws how will u make ur journey complete

Ans: Open 3 screws, 1 from each tyre and fix the tyre.

8. How can u measure a room height using a thermometer?

Ans: temp varies with height. but its dependent on various other factors like

humidity, wind etc.

9

What is the height of room if after entering the room with a watch ur
head strikes a hanging bulb?

Ans: Oscillate the hanging bulb. Calculate the time period for one complete

oscillation by Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) of the handing bulb. Put it in the

formula T=2 * 3.14 * (L/G)^1/2

L will be the length of the hanging thread.

Add the L with ur height to get the height of the room.

10. Color of bear.... if it falls from 1m height in 1s.

Ans: We get 'g' perfect 10 which is only in poles...hence polar bear...color
White

11. How will you measure height of building when you are at the top of the
building?

And if you have stone with you.

Ans: Drop the stone and find the time taken for the stone to reach the ground.
find

height using the formula

s = gt*t/2 ( s = height, a= initial velocity=0, g=9.8m/s, t = time taken)

12. How wud u catch and receive a ball in same direction? (Dropping is from
north

and receiving from bottom not accepted, as it is 2 directions)

13. 25 statements given. Some tell truth, some false and some alternators. Find
out

the true statements.

14. Can u make 120 with 5 zeros?

Ans: Factorial (factorial (0)+factorial (0)+factorial (0)+factorial
(0)+factorial (0)) =

120

15.There are three people A, B, C. Liars are of
same type and Truth speaking people

are of same type. Find out who is speaking truth and who is speaking false from
the

following statements:

a) A says: B is a liar.

b) B says: A and C are of same type.

Ans: lets assume A is speaking truth. It means B is a liar then it means A and
C are

not of same type.

16.5 swimmers A, B, C, E, F and many conditions
of their positions like there are

Two b/w A & F, B doesn't win etc the question was to find who was b/w like
E & D?

17. in a race u drove 1st lap with 40kmph and in the second lap at what speed u

must drive so that ur average speed must be 80kmph.

18. You have to draw 3 concentric circles with a line passing thru their center

without lifting hand.

Ans: Start the line complete one circle move inside circles along the line and
then draw second circle. Like wise rest.

19. A rectangular paper is there. At a corner a rectangular size paper is taken
from

it. Now you have to cut the remaining paper into two equal halves.

Ans: try it on the paper. You must fold the part that has complete paper and
select

Half of it and then fold the part that cut and selects half of it and then cut
along

the folding.

20. Value of (x-a)(x-b)???..(x-z)

21. There are 9 coins. 8 are of 1 gm and 1 is of 2 grams. How will you find out
the

heavier coin in minimum number of weighing and how many weighing it will need?

Ans: 2 weighing ( Divide the number of coins into 3 parts at each weighing)

Sir : tell me about your biggest achievement?

Rohit: I told

Sir : are u any Olympiad winner ?

Rohit: yes sir mathematics Olympiad

Sir : Tell me about your presentations & prove any commercial apps of wearable
computing within this room in a minute ?

Rohit: I proved , he was impressed

Sir : any QUESTION for me ?

Rohit : I have 1 more year to complete my course what do u expect me to do in
this 1 year to fit in to your organization

Speak very polite and be confident in the
interview. Don?t try answering the question that you really don?t know. Be very
careful with the resumes keep it as simple as you can .

Three suggestions from my side for an interview

1 don't bluff

2. for God?s sake don't bluff.

3 for your own sake don't bluff

ALL THE VERY BEST.

MEET YOU IN INFOSYS

By,

Rohit (SET- Jain University)