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Actuarial Intern Interview Northbrook, IL

Brain teaser questions such as: You are given three baskets

  of fruit labeled apples, oranges, and one with both. All of the labels are wrong. You are to pick one fruit from one of the baskets and then label them correctly.

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It is important to try it on your own so that in the interview your response is natural. The process you go through is most important to the interviewer.

Interview Candidate on Nov 29, 2011

I would simply look at the fruit and move the labels accordingly.

Anonymous on Dec 9, 2011

basket 1: A
basket 2: O
basket 3: O + A

choose from basket 3.

case 1: if selection is O, then
basket 3 is O, basket 2 is A and basket 1 is O + A

case 2: If selection is A, then basket 3 is A, basket 2 is O + A and basket 1 is O

Anonymous on Jan 17, 2012

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