Tough interview questions heard at Apple, Google, Microsoft and others

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Here are some interview tips to win jobs in software companies:

Google administrative assistant: If you were given a box of pencils, list 10 things you could do with them that are not their traditional use.

Senior recruiting manager at Amazon: How would you solve problems if you were from Mars?

Tough interview questions

Apple intern: What's the most creative way you can break a clock?

Software development engineer at Microsoft: A disc is spinning on a spindle, and you don't know which way. You are given a set of pins. Describe how you would use them to determine which way the disc is spinning?

Business operations intern at Facebook: You have a bag of with "N" number of strings. At random, you pull out a string's end. You pull out another string end and you tie the two together. You repeat this until there are no loose ends left to pull out of the bag. What is the expected number of loops?

Product manager at Google: You want to design a phone for deaf people how do you do it?

Recruiter at Twitter: Why should we not hire you?

Intern at Microsoft: How would you design an elevator?

QA automation engineer at BitTorrent: A dwarf-killing giant lines up 10 dwarfs from shortest to tallest. Each dwarf can see all the shortest dwarfs in front of him, but cannot see the dwarfs behind himself. The giant randomly puts a white or black hat on each dwarf. No dwarf can see their own hat.

Associate consultant at Microsoft: Name as many Microsoft products as you can?

Senior software engineer at Twitter: Is this binary tree a mirror of itself?

Engineering technician at Tesla Motors: How would you describe a dynamometer to an 8-year-old child?

Senior software engineer at Electronic Arts: How do you compute the collision of two moving spheres? Give me both the mathematical equations for the solution as well as an algorithmic implementation.

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