# Investment Banking & Asset Management interview questions

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## Interview Questions

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### 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?”

### Quant at Jane Street

Nov 22, 2010
 “suppose you have a perfectly round disk. You put three legs randomly on this disk to form a table. Supposing the legs are perfectly perpendicular to the disk and are attached to the disk firmly, what...”

### Junior Trader at Jane Street

Feb 29, 2012
 “During the third interview : imagine an infinite chess board. If the horse from 1 case, in how many cases can he possibly ends after 10 moves. You actually don't have to give a number but a...”

### Intern at Jane Street

Mar 14, 2011
 “If you had only 5 and 11 cent stamps. Whats the smallest number that would be impossible to make with those stamps.”

### Assistant Trader Summer Internship at Jane Street

Feb 26, 2010
 “Flip a coin until either HHT or HTT appears. Is one more likely to appear first? If so, which one and with what probability?”