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Infosys Placement Papers 2016



Infosys Placement Papers 2016-2017 with Solutions.
Learn and practice latest Infosys placement papers 2016 for freshers who are preparing for written exam of Infosys.

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Infosys Test Pattern 2016:

  • Aptitude - 10 Questions
  • Reasoning - 15 Questions
  • English - 40 questions

Total Time: 95 minutes

You can check full Test Pattern here: Infosys Test Pattern 2016

Infosys Placement Paper 2016:

Aptitude Paper (Sample Questions):

1. In a covering a certain distance, the speeds of A and B are in the ratio of 3:4. A takes 30 minutes more than B to reach the destination. The time taken by A to reach the destination is?

A. 1 hour B. 1 1/2 hour C. 2 hour D. 2 1/2 hour

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Ratio of speeds = 3:4
Ratio of times taken = 4:3
Suppose A takes 4x hrs and B takes 3x hrs to reach the destination.
Then, 4x - 3x = 30/60 => x = 1/2
Time taken by A = 4x hrs = 4 * 1/2 = 2 hrs.




2. A train 110 m long is running with a speed of 60 km/hr. In what time will it pass a man who is running at 6 km/hr in the direction opposite to that in which the train is going?

A. 5 sec B. 6 sec C. 7 sec D. 10 sec

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Speed of train relative to man = 60 + 6 = 66 km/hr.
= 66 * 5/18 = 55/3 m/sec.
Time taken to pass the men = 110 * 3/55 = 6 sec.

3. A alone can do a piece of work in 6 days and B alone in 8 days. A and B undertook to do it for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. How much is to be paid to C?

A. Rs. 375 B. Rs. 400 C. Rs. 600 D. Rs. 800

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

C's 1 day's work = 1/3 - (1/6 + 1/8) = 1/3 - 7/24 = 1/24
A's wages : B's wages : C's wages
1/6 : 1/8 : 1/24 = 4:3:1
C's share = 1/8 * 3200 = Rs. 400

4. A, B and C started a business with capitals of Rs. 8000, Rs. 10000 and Rs. 12000 respectively. At the end of the year, the profit share of B is Rs. 1500. The difference between the profit shares of A and C is?

A. Rs. 300 B. Rs. 400 C. Rs. 500 D. Rs. 600 E. None of these

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Ratio of investments of A, B and C is 8000 : 10000 : 12000 = 4 : 5 : 6
And also given that, profit share of B is Rs. 1500
=> 5 parts out of 15 parts is Rs. 1500
Now, required difference is 6 - 4 = 2 parts
Required difference = 2/5 (1500) = Rs. 600

5. If Rs. 510 be divided among A, B, C in such a way that A gets 2/3 of what B gets and B gets 1/4 of what C gets, then their shares are respectively:

A. Rs. 120, Rs. 240, Rs. 150 B. Rs. 60, Rs. 90, Rs. 360 C. Rs. 150, Rs. 300, Rs. 60 D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

(A = 2/3 B and B = 1/4 C) = A/B = 2/3 and B/C = 1/4
A:B = 2:3 and B:C = 1:4 = 3:12
A:B:C = 2:3:12
A;s share = 510 * 2/17 = Rs. 60
B's share = 510 * 3/17 = Rs. 90
C's share = 510 * 12/17 = Rs. 360.



6. The current of a stream runs at the rate of 4 kmph. A boat goes 6 km and back to the starting point in 2 hours, then find the speed of the boat in still water?


A. 10 kmph B. 21 kmph C. 8 kmph D. 12 kmph

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

S = 4
M = x
DS = x + 4
US = x - 4
6/(x + 4) + 6/(x - 4) = 2
x = 8

7. In how much time would the simple interest on a certain sum be 0.125 times the principal at 10% per annum?

A. 1 1/4 years B. 1 3/4 years C. 2 1/4 years D. 2 3/4 years

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Let sum = x. Then, S.I. = 0.125x = 1/8 x, R = 10%
Time = (100 * x) / (x * 8 * 10) = 5/4 = 1 1/4 years.

8. Find the cost of fencing around a circular field of diameter 28 m at the rate of Rs.1.50 a meter?

A. Rs.150 B. Rs.132 C. Rs.100 D. Rs.125

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

2 * 22/7 * 14 = 88
88 * 1 1/2 = Rs.132

9. A pupil's marks were wrongly entered as 83 instead of 63. Due to the average marks for the class got increased by half. The number of pupils in the class is:

A. 10 B. 20 C. 40 D. 73

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Let there be x pupils in the class.
Total increase in marks = (x * 1/2) = x/2
x/2 = (83 - 63) => x/2 = 20 => x = 40.

10. The H.C.F of two numbers is 11 and their L.C.M is 7700. If one of the numbers is 275, then the other is:

A. 279 B. 283 C. 308 D. 318

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Other number = (11 * 7700)/275 = 308.



11. If the sum of the two numbers is 22 and the sum of their squares is 404, then the product of the numbers is:


A. 40 B. 44 C. 80 D. 88

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Let the numbers be x and y. 
Then, (x + y) = 22 and x2 + y2 = 404 
Now, 
2xy = (x + y)2 - (x2 + y2) 
2xy= 222 - 404 = 484 - 404 = 80
xy = 40

12. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B and C discharge chemical solutions P, Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?

A. 5/11 B. 6/11 C. 7/11 D. 8/11

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Part filled by (A + B + C) in 3 minutes = 3(1/30 + 1/20 + 1/10) = 11/20
Part filled by C in 3 minutes = 3/10
Required ratio = 3/10 * 20/11 = 6/11

13. The principal that amounts to Rs. 4913 in 3 years at 6 1/4 % per annum C.I. compounded annually, is?

A. Rs. 3096 B. Rs. 4076 C. Rs. 4085 D. Rs. 4096

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Principal = [4913 / (1 + 25/(4 * 100))3] 
= 4913 * 16/17 * 16/17 * 16/17 = Rs. 4096.

14. If the height of a cone is increased by 100% then its volume is increased by?

A. 100% B. 200% C. 300% D. 400%

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

100%

15. Find the one which does not belong to that group ?

A. Walk B. Talk C. Drink D. Plank E. Lick

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Walk, Talk, Drink and Lick are verbs, but not Plank.

16. A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 25%. If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the cost price of the bicycle for A is:

A. Rs. 110 B. Rs. 120 C. Rs. 125 D. Rs. 150

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

125% of 120% of A = 225
125/100 * 120/100 * A = 225
A = 225 * 2/3 = 150.

17. A person's present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. How old id the mother at present?

A. 32 years B. 36 years C. 40 years D. 48 years

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Let the mother's present age be x years. Then, the person's present age = 2/5 x years.
(2/5 x + 8) = 1/2 (x + 8)
2(2x + 40) = 5(x + 8) => x = 40

18. In an election between two candidates A and B, the number of valid votes received by A exceeds those received by B by 15% of the total number of votes polled. If 20% of the votes polled were invalid and a total of 8720 votes were polled, then how many valid votes did B get?

A. 2160 B. 2420 C. 2834 D. 3150 E. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Let the total number of votes polled in the election be 100k.
Number of valid votes = 100k - 20% (100k) = 80k
Let the number of votes polled in favour of A and B be a and b respectively.
a - b = 15% (100k) => a = b + 15k
=> a + b = b + 15k + b
Now, 2b + 15k = 80k and hence b = 32.5k
It is given that 100k = 8720
32.5k = 32.5k/100k * 8720 = 2834
The number of valid votes polled in favour of B is 2834.

19. The cost of 16 pens and 8 pencils is Rs.352 and the cost of 4 pens and 4 pencils is Rs.96. Find the cost of each pen?

A. Rs.32 B. Rs.28 C. Rs.36 D. Rs.25 E. None of these

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Let the cost of each pen and pencil be 'p' and 'q' respectively.
16p + 8q = 352 --- (1)
4p + 4q = 96
8p + 8q = 192 --- (2)
(1) - (2) => 8p = 160
=> p = 20

20. I. a2 + 11a + 30 = 0,
II. b2 + 6b + 5 = 0 to solve both the equations to find the values of a and b?

A. If a < b B. If a = b C. If the relationship between a and b cannot be established D. If a > b E. If a = b

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

I. (a + 6)(a + 5) = 0
=> a = -6, -5
II. (b + 5)(b + 1) = 0
=> b = -5, -1 => a = b

21. 32% of 425 - ?% of 250 = 36

A. 20 B. 40 C. 60 D. 80 E. 70

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

32/100 * 425 - x/100 * 250 = 36
 => x/100 * 250 = 136 - 36 = 100 
=> x = (100 * 100)/250 = 40

22. The radius of a wheel is 22.4 cm. What is the distance covered by the wheel in making 500 resolutions.

A. 252 m B. 704 m C. 352 m D. 808 m E. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In one resolution, the distance covered by the wheel is its own circumference. Distance covered in 500 resolutions. 
= 500 * 2 * 22/7 * 22.4 = 70400 cm = 704 m

23. Which of the following has the same relationship as that of Money : Wealth ?

A. Pity : Kindness B. Cruel : Anger C. Wise : Education D. Pride : Humility E. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:
-NA-

Reasoning Paper 2016:


24. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

A. Rice B. Wheat C. Barley D. Mustard E. Bajra

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Except 'mustard' each belongs to the same category, viz food grains. Mustard is an oil seed.

25. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and fill in the blank spaces:
1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, (....), 54

A. 18 B. 27 C. 36 D. 81

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The numbers are alternately multiplied by 2 and 3/2. Thus, 1 * 2 = 2, 2 * 3/2 = 3, 3 * 2 = 6, 6 * 3/2 = 9 and so on. 
Missing number = 18 * 3/2 = 27.

26. In a certain code language the word DIPLOMA is written as FERHQIC. How will the word FOREIGN be written in that code?

A. HJTAKCP B. HKTALCP C. HKTAKCP D. HKTAKBP E. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:
-NA-

27. Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
(i) 'P * Q' means 'Q is mother of Q'
(ii) 'P + Q' means 'P is father of Q'
(iii) 'P - Q' means 'P is brother of Q'
(iv) 'P ÷ Q' means 'Q is sister of P'.

Which of the following statements is redundant to answer the question?

A. A only B. B only C. Either A or B only D. Either C or D only E. All are required

Answer: Option A

Explanation:
-NA-

28. Fifteen children are standing in a row facing north. Ravi is to the immediate left of Prabha and is eighth from the left end. Arjun is second from the right end. Which of the following statements is not true?

A. Prabha is 7th from right end. B. There are four children between Prabha and Arjun. C. There are five children between Ravi and Arjun. D. Arjun is 13th from the left end. E. None of these

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

8th     9th         14th
Ravi   Prabha   Arjun

29. PKC, SPF, XSK, AXN, __, IFV

A. CAQ B. FCS C. FAS D. CFS E. EGR

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The given series is a mixed series. Pattern for the first letter:
P+3, S+5, X+3, A+5, F+3, I
Pattern for the second letter:
K+5, P+3, S+5, X+3, A+5, F
Pattern for the third letter:
C+3, F+5, K+3, N+5, S+3, V
Hence, the missing grOUP is FAS.

30. 150, 392, 810, 1452, 2366, __

A. 3375 B. 3600 C. 2800 D. 3000 E. 3200

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

150, 392, 810, 1452, 2366, __
=>53 + 52, 73 + 72, 93 + 92, 113 + 112, 133 + 132, __
The next number in the series is 153 + 152 = 3600.

31. Four friends in the sixth grade were sharing a pizza. They decided that the oldest friend would get the extra piece. Randy is two months older than Greg, who is three months younger than Ned. Kent is one month older than Greg. Who should get the extra piece of pizza?

A. Randy B. Greg C. Ned D. Kent

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

If Randy is two months older than Greg, then Ned is three months older than Greg and one month older than Randy. Kent is younger than both Randy and Ned. Ned is the oldest.

32. FINCH : BIRD

A. frog : toad B. elephant : reptile C. dalmatian : dog D. collie : marsupial E. ant : ladybug

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A finch is a type of bird; a Dalmatian is a type of dog.

33. recipe

A. desserts B. directions C. cookbook D. utensils

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A recipe is a list of directions to make something. Recipes may be used to prepare desserts (choice a), among other things. One does not need a cookbook (choice c) to have a recipe, and utensils (choice d) may or may not be used to make a recipe.

34. Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
malgauper means peach cobbler
malgaport means peach juice
moggagrop means apple jelly
Which word could mean “apple juice”?

A. moggaport B. malgaauper C. gropport D. moggagrop

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Malga means peach; uper means cobbler; port means juice; mogga means apple; and grop means jelly. Therefore, moggaport means apple juice.


English Paper 2016:


39. I am not wealthy (a) / so I cannot afford (b) / to buy a expensive car (c) / No error (d)

A. i am not wealthy B. so I cannot afford C. to buy a expensive car D. no error

Answer: Option C


40. The Interviewer asked me (a) / if I knew that (b) / Kalidas was the greater (c) / than any other poet (d) / No error (e)

A. the Interviewer asked me B. if I knew that C. Kalidas was the greater D. than any other poet

Answer: Option C


41. _____ and discipline are the basic necessities of an organised society.
(A) Peace
(B) Harmony
(C) Prosperity
(D) Progress
(E) Hierarchy
(F) Concord

Answer: Option B
Explanation:
The clue is 'an organised society'. More than 'peace', 'prosperity' or 'progress', an 'organised society' banks on 'harmony' and 'concord'.


42. One must not be _____ by failure because it is often said that failure is the stepping stone to success.
(A) influenced
(B) hapless
(C) affronted
(D) disheartened
(E) discouraged
(F) inspired

Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Failure can dishearten or discourage someone.


43. Take this medicine and you will get rid -------- the bad cold
A. of B. over C. at D. from

Answer: Option A


44. Sacrosanct (Synonyms)
A. Prayer B. Sanctuary C. Pious D. Sacred

Answer: Option D
Explanation:
sacrosanct means the most sacred, or holy


45. Quiescent (Antonyms)
A. Lackadaisical B. Active C. Dull D. Prescient

Answer: Option B
Explanation:
Quiescent means marked by inactivity or repose, therefore Active is the opposite



Infosys Placement Paper Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

  • Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Time Speed & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Percentage
  • Number Series
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Simplification
  • Number System
  • Heights and Distances
  • Geometry & Mensuration
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logarithms
  • Progressions
  • LCM and HCL
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Partnership
  • Boats and Streams
  • Areas, Volumes

Reasoning Syllabus:

  • Number Series
  • Letter Series
  • Analogies
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogisms
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Cubes & Dice
  • Classification 
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Problem Solving
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Double Lineup
  • Logical Deductions
  • Routes & Networks
  • Grouping & Selections
  • Evaluating Course of Action
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Mathematical and Computer Operations
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Inferences
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Decision Making
  • Symbols and Notations
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical Sequence Of Words
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Verification of Truth of the Statement
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Data Interpretation

Verbal Ability Syllabus:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Tense
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Nouns
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions



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