# Quantitative Analyst Interview Questions

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## Top Interview Questions

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? |

What is the expected value of tosses to get 3 heads in a row? |

What are the independent and dependent variables in your model? What are the underlying assumptions of the model? What did your research indicate should be the expected parameter estimates for your independent variables? How long have you used SAS? What models/methodologies have you evoked through SAS? |

X(t) follows BM. Prob of both X(T) and X(2T) larger than 0. |

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? |

Burn two ropes, one needs 60 minus, another needs 30. How to get 45 minus time. |

Would you prefer to have new products through innovation or focus on your current main products? Please provide me some examples from your prior experiences to answer this question. |

what is k means clustering |

Which is more: a) the number of stars in our galaxy, or b) the number of grains of sand that will fit in a 5 gallon bucket. How do you estimate both (a) and (b) using reasonable assumptions that a normal lay-person could verify/agree-with? |

Questions could be very detail in techniques, make sure you remember all projects you've been working on. |

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