Silicon valley tech companies are famous for asking some pretty crazy brain-teaser interview questions… Manhole covers are round because it’s the only shape that cannot fall through itself. The big takeaway: Don’t panic when you get a question you don’t know…
I wanted to find out exactly what these questions involve. I spent a day on and a few other sites to come up with the 8 hardest and most interesting interview questions out there. The cover can never accidentally fall down the hole. use it as an opportunity to show exactly how you work through things.
Question 8 above highlights a pretty good point to remember in your interviews… Specific knowledge can be taught but they can’t teach you problem-solving.
Note: For 5 other major things every hiring manager wants to see, check out this article.
The same process above would work if you had pulled out an orange at the start. Your goal: split the coins into two piles so there are the same number of heads-up coins in each pile. It blew my mind back then but hopefully it’ll make sense as I write it out. But I definitely didn’t have the right answer, even after 5 minutes grinding through it outloud.
You can’t feel, see or in any other way find out which 10 are heads up. this is a trick my friend Mike showed me last summer. Saying things like, “well, this can’t be right because….” I made some progress.
A riddle is a problem to be solved Here you find our popular collection of riddles and other interesting puzzles and brain teasers of all kinds.
To solve the puzzles, you have to let your imagination run wild and see beyond logic to find the correct answer!
These are the possible scenarios: The other two scenarios would have meant you got shot on the first attempt. By looking at the fruit, how can you immediately label all of the boxes correctly?
(BBxxxx) or (Bxxxx B) Now look at the second slot in those 4 possible scenarios above.