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# Business Analyst Interview Questions in Mountain View, CA

When interviewing a candidate for a business analyst role, employers are looking to assess your analytical problem-solving skills as well as your communication and collaboration skills. Be prepared to analyze a business case study and answer behavioral questions that often test your ability to handle challenging stakeholders or tight deadlines. Business analysts must also be creative thinkers, so expect to tackle a few unusual brainteasers that are designed to see how well you can think through a complex problem.

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Feb 2, 2011

Feb 2, 2011
 How to measure the hight of the building using Barometer4 Answersuse speed of sound calculaiton, physics formaula force distance mass, etchttp://www.esmerel.com/circle/question/building.htmlDrop the barometer from the top of the building and note the time it takes to fall on the ground. Now acceleration = g = 9.8 u= 0 s = 1/2 g(t*t) Assuming, if the time it takes is 5 seconds s= 1/2*9.8*25 = 122.5 mtrs.Show More ResponsesBarometer measures presssure. At low altitude above sea level pressure drops by 1.2 kPa for every 100 meters. Measure pressure at base of build. Then at top of building. Based on the difference in pressure figure the height of buiding

Feb 20, 2010
 How many websites are on the internet? How would you find out the number?4 AnswersCheck out http://news.netcraft.com/. In the March 2010 survey we received responses from 206,675,938 sites.They aren't looking for an exact number but the rational for coming up with that numberI would google it...Show More ResponsesEvery site needs to have an ip addr. Knowing that IPv4 is running out, and take out about 3/4 of reserved IP such as 128.x.x.x - 255.x.x.x etc. assuming rest of the addr corresponded to a website. I say there are 255*255*255*255 / 4 =2^32/4 = 4.2billion /4 = 1.05billion site

Dec 14, 2011
 SQL question related to self-joining and reasons for doing same.1 AnswerExample is to self join a list of employees against itself to see what employees share common data points (such as managers, depts, etc.). I have used this technique for de-duplicating existing data sets for analysis and forensics projects.

Dec 14, 2011
 How would you push out a software update to a multitude of clients.1 AnswerUse a peer-to-peer technique that would grow exponentially.

Jan 23, 2010
 If someone came to you and asked you to rebuild the Golden Gate bridge, how would you go about it?1 AnswerBuild it with gold

Aug 28, 2010
 Why are you a good fit for google?Be the first to answer this question

Mar 20, 2018
 Give your unclear questions and examples to make your confuse. Be the first to answer this question