Slide 1: Their toughest interview questions
Can you answer them? Pictures @businessinsider Click to go to the Answers Slide 4: …every family continues to have children until they have a boy. If they
have a girl, they have another child. If they have a boy, they stop. What
is the proportion of boys to girls in the country? Slide 11: …, but you cannot ask him directly. You must write the question on a card which and give it to Eve who will take the card to Bob and return the answer to you. What must you write on the card, besides the question, to ensure Bob can encode the message so that Eve cannot read your phone number? Slide 12: …and your crew gets to vote on how the gold is divided up. If fewer than half of the pirates agree with you, you die. How do you recommend apportioning the gold in such a way that you get a good share of the booty, but still survive? Slide 13: …7 of them weigh the same, and one of them weighs slightly
more. How can you find the ball that is heavier by using a balance
and only two weighings? Slide 14: …You have access to a 100-story building. Eggs can be very hard or very fragile means it may break if dropped from the first floor or may not even break if dropped from 100th floor. Both eggs are identical. You need to figure out the highest floor of a 100-story building an egg can be dropped without breaking. The question is how many drops you need to make. You are allowed to break 2 eggs in the process. Slide 16: … and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your
original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender.
The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? Slide 17: How did you do?
Can you think of some tough interview questions to ask others?
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