Autonomy Corporation laid its roots in 1966 in Cambridge. It was a global enterprise software corporation.

The corporation made use of a blend of technologies evolving out of research at the University of Cambridge. It produced a range of enterprise search and knowledge administration applications using adaptive pattern acknowledgement techniques balanced over Bayesian inference in unification with traditional methods.

Autonomy was taken over by Hewlett-Packard (HP) in October 2011.

The following Autonomy Corporation Interview Puzzles will help you brush up your skills and will make you more confident while giving the interview.

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You are standing on the verge of making a fortune. You have fifty precious stones and fifty non-precious stones. You are provided with two bags labelled as Heads and Tails respectively. What you have to do is distribute the stones in these two bags. After that a coin will be flipped and what comes (heads or tails) will decide you will pick up a stone randomly from which bag.

How will you be distributing the stones so that you maximize the probability of picking up a precious stone? If you pick it, all precious stones will be yours.

How will you be distributing the stones so that you maximize the probability of picking up a precious stone? If you pick it, all precious stones will be yours.

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tipli and pikli are a married couple (dont ask me who he is and who she is)

They have two children, one of the child is a boy. Assume safely that the probability of each gender is 1/2.

What is the probability that the other child is also a boy?

Hint: It is not 1/2 as you would first think.

They have two children, one of the child is a boy. Assume safely that the probability of each gender is 1/2.

What is the probability that the other child is also a boy?

Hint: It is not 1/2 as you would first think.

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A newspaper is supposed to have 60 pages.Pages 14 and 21 are missing from the newspaper.

Can you tell me , Which other pages won't be there as well ?

Can you tell me , Which other pages won't be there as well ?

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There are 3 gallons A B C.

Gallon A having max capacity of 8 liters is currently filled with 5 liters of Water.

Gallon B having max capacity of 5 liters is currently filled with 3 liters of Water.

Gallon C having max capacity of 3 liters is currently filled with 2 liters of Water.

How can you measure 1 liter of Water in minimum number of steps ?

Gallon A having max capacity of 8 liters is currently filled with 5 liters of Water.

Gallon B having max capacity of 5 liters is currently filled with 3 liters of Water.

Gallon C having max capacity of 3 liters is currently filled with 2 liters of Water.

How can you measure 1 liter of Water in minimum number of steps ?

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If two painters can complete painting of two rooms in two hours.

How many painters would be needed to to paints eighteen rooms in six hours ?

How many painters would be needed to to paints eighteen rooms in six hours ?

30 April

You need to pick any number from '1, 3, ...

29 April

Can you name a three letter English verb...

28 April

Can you replace the "?" with the appropr...

27 April

This is a picture of the nearby area of ...

26 April

Got 13 hearts but never alive. Who am I ...

25 April

Jacqueline is pregnant and currently has...

24 April

Balboa discovered The Pacific in 1513.