Interview Question

Junior Field Engineer Interview(Student Candidate) Red Deer, AB (Canada)

Was asked on the reason why manhole are round. Was quizzed

  on various mathematical and skill questions.
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Manhole are round because it`s easier to drill hole in the ground than anything else, acceptable answers would be manufacturing or shipping.

Interview Candidate on Mar 21, 2010
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Manholes are round because any other shape (triangular, rectangular) can be dropped through the hole if you turn the cover diagonally. With a round manhole cover you can not drop it down the hole.

VRad on Apr 1, 2010

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