# Finance Interview Questions

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## Top Interview Questions

It takes 15 minutes to fill a tank from a tap and 40 minutes to enpty it from the sink . If both are open how long will it take to fill the tank . Capacity of tank is 400 gallons |

25 racehorse question. Given 25 horses a track that can only race 5 at a time, what is the fewest # of races to find the top 3 ranked horses? |

Given 2 eggs, how would you find the exact floor at which the egg breaks when thrown from a building comprising 100 floors |

Name a change that you have faced (work or school). What steps did you take and what was the outcome? Name 2/3 strengths that you have when working with a team. Name a time when you faced a problem. What was the problem? What steps did you take to solve the problem and what was the ending result? Name a time when you had to analyze data? What did you analyze? How did you analyze it? What was the outcome? |

There is a panel containing 3 light switches in front of you. Each switch controls a light in a room somewhere. Doesn't really matter where. You can play with the switches as much as you like, but you're only allowed to enter the room once. How do you tell which switch controls which light? Again, you can only enter the room once, so you cannot play with the switches after you enter the room, but you can play with them as much as you want before you enter the room. One entry is all it takes to determine which switch controls which light. |

Can you cover an 8x8 chess board with dominos if two corner squares are removed (not two from the same side, 2 diagonal from each other). A domino covers 2 squares and no dominos can hang over the side of the board. |

How do you reverse a linked list |

The second question is that there are 8 buttons, 7 of them are some, one is a bit little heavier, and you have a balance, how could find the heavier one, you can just use the balance twice. |

There are two stocks with the same expected value, with variance 0.3 and 0.2 and correlation 0.5. What proportion of each stock do you invest in to yield a minimum risk portfolio? |

You are not from a target school, what are you doing here? |

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