# Quantitative Analyst Interview Questions in New York City, NY

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## Top Interview Questions

expectation of max value of two dices |

gambling question, whether it makes sense to gamble, if the chances are very small. Calculate the odds someone will take the grand prize if one million people goes, and odds are 1 in 1 million for each entry. |

if you have 3 children one is boy and one is girl and another is unknown, you choose one from them what is the probability that that one is a boy. |

There is a big line of people waiting outside a theatre for buying tickets. The theatre owner comes out and announces that the first person to have a birthday same as someone standing before him in the line gets a free ticket. Where wil you stand to maximise your chance? |

A line in front of movie theater, a free ticket is to given to the first person whose birthday is the same as someone who has already bought a ticket. You choose the position in this line, which position have the largest chance of getting the free ticket? |

Expected number of flipping coins of getting two consecutive faces. |

3 random variables have equal pairwise correlation, what are the possible value of correlation. |

In 3-dim graph, how many paths to go from (0,0,0) to (3,3,3) |

3. There are 30 blue and 30 red balls and two urns. You play a game. Your opponent has the right to arrange the balls in the two urns as he pleases, without telling you what he did. You then must draw a ball from an urn of your choice. You win $10 if you draw a blue ball, otherwise you get $0. How much would you be willing to pay to play this game? |

How much would you pay to play this game? You have a fair coin. You get heads you win $1 and can continue to play. You get tails, you collect your winnings ans stop the game. Second question. Now what if the winnings double each time you get heads. |

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