# Finance interview questions

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## Interview Questions

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### Financial Software Developer at Bloomberg L.P.

Feb 15, 2010
 “Out of 25 horses, pick the fastest 3 horses. In each race, only 5 horses can run at the same time. What is the minimum number of races required?”

### Financial Software Developer at Bloomberg L.P.

May 17, 2010
 “A frog is at the bottom of a 30 meter well. Each day he summons enough energy for one 3 meter leap up the well. Exhausted, he then hangs there for the rest of the day. At night, while he is asleep…”

### Portfolio Management Group-Fixed Income Analyst at BlackRock

Nov 21, 2010
 “You have a birthday cake and have exactly 3 slices to cut it into 8 equal pieces. How do you do it?”

### Software Engineer Intern at Goldman Sachs

Jul 28, 2009
 “Suppose you had eight identical balls. One of them is slightly heavier and you are given a balance scale . What's the fewest number of times you have to use the scale to find the heavier ball?”

May 15, 2009
 “If two cars are traveling in a two lap race on a track of any length, one going 60 mph and the other going 30mph, how fast will the slower car have to go to finish at the same car to finish at the…”

### Software Engineer at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm

Jun 12, 2009
 “GIven 9 balls all of which weigh the same except for one, what is the minimum of weighings necessary to find the ball weighs more (or less).”

### Programmer Analyst at Goldman Sachs

Aug 30, 2013
 “How many square feet of pizza is eaten in the US each year?”

Oct 1, 2010