# Quantitative Associate Interview Questions

Quantitative associate interview questions shared by candidates

## Top Interview Questions

At a party everyone shakes hands, 66 hand shakes occur, how many people are at the party? 12 requires explanation it's not 12, it's 11 Show More Responses |

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? |

If W is standard Brownian Motion, for what values of n is W^n still a martingale? |

Evaluate the integral from 0 to pi/6 of sec(x) dx. |

Let B and C be two r.v. uniformly distributed in [0,1]. What is the probability of the event that x^2 + B x +C =0 has real roots. |

You should always be prepared for math problems related to the topics you list on your resume. I was asked what the convergence rate of Monte Carlo simulation is. |

If implied volatility is lower than realized, how does one make money hedging a call option? |

Describe the algorithms to solve KNN. |

what is the other way of doing this? |

What is Gamma trading? |

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