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Given 3 jabs A,B,C with capacities 10L 8L 5 L
You can get water from tap or pour away the water in the jar
1. How do you get 9L in jar A?
2. How do you get 7L in jar B? 

3 
8. Given a collection of points P in the plane , a 1set is
a point in P that can be separated from the rest by a line,
.i.e the point lies on one side of the line while the others
lie on the other side. The number of 1sets of P is denoted
by n1(P). The minimum value of n1(P) over all configurations
P of 5 points in the plane in general position (.i.e no
three points in P lie on a line) is
a) 3 b) 5 c) 2

TCS 
6 
Mr. D'souza has bought four cars  Merc, Honda, Ford, Zen 
as presents for his sons' birthdays, all of which are next
week. Given the following information, what will each son get?
Alan will not get the Honda unless Barry gets the Merc and
Denzil gets the Ford. Barry will not get the Ford unless
Carl gets the Zen and Alan gets the Merc. Denzil will not
get the Zen unless Alan gets the Honda and Barry gets the
Merc. Alan will not get the Merc unless Carl gets the Zen
and Denzil gets the Ford. Barry will not get the Merc unless
Alan gets the Zen and Denzil gets the Ford. Alan will not
get the Zen unless Barry gets the Honda and Carl gets the
Merc. Carl will not get the Zen unless Barry gets the Honda
and Alan gets the Ford. Alan will not get the Ford unless
Barry gets the Zen and Denzil gets the Honda. Carl will not
get the Merc unless Denzil gets the Honda. 

1 
One side of the bottom layer of a triangular pyramid has 12
balls. How many are there in the whole pyramid?
Note that the pyramid is equilateral and solid. 

2 
one hen and its three kids where cross the road and one kid
said we all seven cross road sucessfully,how seven? 

4 
At what time after 4.00 p.m. is the minutes hand of a clock
exactly aligned with the hour hand? 
HP 
9 
There are numbers from 1 to n, which are inverted such that
it results in numbers from n to 1. If only two consecutive
numbers are stampled at a time and are inverted, how many
moves are required? 
Persistent 
4 
if 1+1 = 2
what will be 11 ?
if 1+1 = 11
what will be 11 ?
if 1+1 = 1
what will be 11 ? 

12 
7) Jane works at a fashion design company, and is
having problems getting dressed for work. She refuses to
wear any color combination that does not go well together as
many of her clients may look down upon this.
She has two pairs of skirts, brown and blue; three blouses,
white, sky blue, and gray; four pairs of stockings, red,
black, brown, and blue; and two pairs of shoes, black and
brown.
The blue skirt cannot be worn with red or brown stockings.
Gray does not go well with brown.
Black does not go well with brown.
If Jane wears black shoes she will not wear:
a) red stockings.
b) a blue skirt.
c) a white blouse.
d) blue stockings.
e) a sky blue blouse.
8) Jane works at a fashion design company, and is
having problems getting dressed for work. She refuses to
wear any color combination that does not go well together as
many of her clients may look down upon this.
She has two pairs of skirts, brown and blue; three blouses,
white, sky blue, and gray; four pairs of stockings, red,
black, brown, and blue; and two pairs of shoes, black and
brown.
The blue skirt cannot be worn with red or brown stockings.
Gray does not go well with brown.
Black does not go well with brown.
If Jane is color blind and is unable to determine what
outfits went well together, how many possible clothing
combinations could she have?
a) 24
b) 32
c) 36
d) 44
e) 48
9) Jane works at a fashion design company, and is
having problems getting dressed for work. She refuses to
wear any color combination that does not go well together as
many of her clients may look down upon this.
She has two pairs of skirts, brown and blue; three blouses,
white, sky blue, and gray; four pairs of stockings, red,
black, brown, and blue; and two pairs of shoes, black and
brown.
The blue skirt cannot be worn with red or brown stockings.
Gray does not go well with brown.
Black does not go well with brown.
If Jane wears a brown skirt and a white blouse, she could:
a) not wear blue stockings.
b) not wear brown shoes.
c) not wear black shoes.
d) wear blue stockings.
e) wear red stockings.
10) Jane works at a fashion design company, and is
having problems getting dressed for work. She refuses to
wear any color combination that does not go well together as
many of her clients may look down upon this.
She has two pairs of skirts, brown and blue; three blouses,
white, sky blue, and gray; four pairs of stockings, red,
black, brown, and blue; and two pairs of shoes, black and
brown.
The blue skirt cannot be worn with red or brown stockings.
Gray does not go well with brown.
Black does not go well with brown.
Jane buys a gray scarf. If she wears the new scarf, then she
could:
a) not wear blue stockings.
b) not wear brown stockings.
c) not wear black shoes.
d) wear a white blouse.
e) wear black stockings.
11) Jane works at a fashion design company, and is
having problems getting dressed for work. She refuses to
wear any color combination that does not go well together as
many of her clients may look down upon this.
She has two pairs of skirts, brown and blue; three blouses,
white, sky blue, and gray; four pairs of stockings, red,
black, brown, and blue; and two pairs of shoes, black and
brown.
The blue skirt cannot be worn with red or brown stockings.
Gray does not go well with brown.
Black does not go well with brown.
Jane will never wear:
a) blue and red together.
b) white and red together.
c) gray and blue together.
d) white and black together.
e) white and red together.

Accenture 
1 
agar aapse wo insaan i love you kahe jis se aap pyar nahi
karte to aap uska bina dil dukhaye kya jawab doge? 

11 
There are 3 lights (in one room) and 3 swtiches (in another
room), one for each, if you only enter into the light room
once. How can you find out which switch corresponds to which
light? 
Lucent 
12 
Your job is to create a simple sum that adds up to 12. You
have to use the same number three times and you cannot use
the number 4 
TATA 
45 

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