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Analytics Interview Questions

"When you apply for a job in the field of analytics, you can expect to be asked technical questions and given math problems that will test your knowledge of statistical math and data management and analysis. The interviewer may test your critical thinking and decision making skills by having you solve word problems on the spot, as you will be expected to know how to gather insights into and draw conclusions from the data you collect on the job. Analytics is a broad field, and the technical questions you are asked will depend on the position you are applying for."

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How would I validate the data for integrity of results?

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Create quick pivot and then connect to the totals for different reports, using simple logical function in Excel.

Mini Case: eBay is getting complaints from customers that the site doesn't have enough product selection. To increase product selection eBay runs a promotion and decides to waiver the listing fees for all sellers. eBay's earns revenue from the listing fees and as a % of sales transaction and the bulk of revenue comes as a commission over sales transactions. The promotion instead of increasing the revenue results in a drop in revenue for eBay. Explain

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Imagine a cube 1x1x1, then imagine that you form a cube of 10x10x10 with all these little cubes of 1x1x1. How many cubes do you have to remove to get rid of the surface of cubes.

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What would you previous boss say about you/

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If you had 2 6-sided dice, what's the probability you get a 7?

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Asked me about dealing with difficult people in the workplace.

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A few years ago, Sprint decided that they will make phone calls from cellphone-cellphone free! There is a legend that a guy who was 20 years old by that time decided to call every single cellphone in the united states, and when he was 80 years old he finished doing all that calls. Is that possible? prove it!

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Are you ready for your SAS exam?

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A 45 minute paper 'exam' was given to answer. Questions were largely quantitative but could be open ended (construct an ideal dataset for analyzing customer information). Some questions on SQL queries were included. Given a database table I was asked construct a query to answer several questions. The query required multiple joins and sub-queries to construct.

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Why do you want this job? What makes you the best person out of all the other 30 resumes we received?

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