# Interview Questions

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## Interview Questions

Why are manhole covers round? |

You have two buckets. One is a 5 gallon bucket and the other is a 3 gallon bucket. With infinite amount of water, measure out 4 gallons. |

You have eight metal balls of which one weighs .01 of an ounce more than the others. With a perfectly accurate tipping scale, in two tries, how can you find the ball that is heavier. |

If clock hands equal 0 degrees at 12:00 and 180 degrees at 6:00, then what is the acute angle between the hour hand and minute hand when the clock is at 3:15? |

If you toss a coin n times, what's the expected value of n if you get the 2nd head? |

There are 25 horses. You get to race them 5 at a time, determining relative ranking. How many races does it take to figure out the top 3? |

How do you stay motivated when working on menial tasks? |

Basic CS questions, OOPS concepts, basic design patterns, and past work experience. |

The first question on the online test was an essay question. I compared two companies in terms of industry, management, and value. |

You background is bizarre, in a cool way. Tell me about how you got to where you are. |

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