Assistant Trader Interview Questions

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Mar 7, 2012

Interview Question for Trader Assistant Intern at DRW Trading:

“You have 1 minute to solve as many mental math problems as you can. Proceeded to list of problems, each more difficult than last.”


Mar 2, 2012

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Simplex Investments:

“How many fluorescent light bulbs are in the John Hancock?”


Mar 2, 2012

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Simplex Investments:

“Why are you the best candidate for the position?”


Feb 18, 2012

Interview Question for Trader Assistant at Chopper Trading:

“some basic resume question with the f-word thrown in several times”


Jan 31, 2012

Interview Question for Trader Assistant at TransMarket Group LLC:

“There are two call options, one strike price is 40, the other strike is 60, which is more expensive?”


Jan 26, 2012

Interview Question for Trader Assistant Internship at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“Five people with different ages are going to sit in a round table. What is the probability that they sit in ascending or descending age order?”


Jan 12, 2012

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“Hospital has three boys and an unknown number of girls. A mother has a baby. A nurse picks up a baby at random and it is a boy. What is the probability that the mother had a boy?”


Jan 11, 2012

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Jane Street:

“Have a truck starting that can carry a maximum of 1000 apples, and starts with 2000 apples at a depot. What's the maximum number of apples that can be carried across a 1000 mile desert assuming…”


Jan 11, 2012

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Jane Street:

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“Expected value of the products of a six-sided die and a eight-sided die.”


Dec 28, 2011

Interview Question for Assistant Trader at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“There is a 91% chance of seeing a shooting star in the next hour, what is the probability of seeing a shooting star in the next half hour?”