41 of Googles Toughest Interview Questions

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21. How would you explain cloud computing to a 6-year-old?–Product manager, November 2015

35. You have a colony on Mars that you want to communicate with. How do you build a system to communicate with them?–Associate product manager, November 2014

24. List six things that make you nervous.–Android support level III, July 2014

27. Model raindrops falling on a sidewalk (sidewalk is 1m and raindrops are 1cm). How could we know when the sidewalk is completely wet?–Software engineer, January 2016

37. If you had access to a banks database, how would you use that information to design an ATM for elderly people?–Associate product manager, February 2015

41 of Googles Toughest Interview Questions

1. What is your favorite Google product, and how would you improve it?–Associate product manager, January 2016

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3.If ads were removed from YouTube, how would you monetize it?–Associate account strategist, January 2016

20. You have a grocery delivery service (similar to Amazon Fresh) that delivers food within 24 hours. Estimate how many trucks you need to operate this service.–Product manager, November 2015

33.Would you remove the link to an extremist piece of writing?–Legal assistant, December 2015

34. How could you solve humankinds biggest crisis given $1billion and a spacecraft?–Database administrator, December 2015

Google has a reputation for asking difficult, brainteaser interviewquestions that challenge how you act under pressure.

7. A coin was flipped 1,000 times and there were 560 heads. Do you think the coin is biased?–Quantitative analyst, September 2015

26. What is the market for driverless cars in the year 2020?–Product manager, November 2015

5. Design an evacuation plan for the building.–Business analyst, November 2014

41. How would you solve homelessness in downtown San Francisco?–Product manager, November 2015

14.Estimate the number of tennis balls that can fit into a plane.–Intern, December 2015

23. How many haircuts do you think happen in America every year?–Business associate, May 2014

Not all of Googles tricky questions are necessarily meant to be brainteasers–some of them sound simplebut turn out to be difficult to answer in a concise way.

31. If I gave you $10 million right now, what would you do?–Associate account strategist, May 2014

2. If you wanted to bring your dog to work but one of your team members was allergic to dogs, what would you do?–Associate account strategist, December 2014

22. Tell me what you think about Google charging users $1 per month to use Gmail.– BOLD candidate, October 2015

13. How many ways can you think of to find a needle in a haystack?–Business associate, May 2014

The technology giant has a reputation for giving brainteasers to job candidates.

16.If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be?–Associate account strategist, March 2014

15. If you could be remembered for one sentence, what would it be?–Associate account strategist, March 2014

28. How would I explain the importance of HTML 5 to Larry Page and then to my grandma?–Creative specialist, January 2016

10. What is your opinion on whether or not individuals should be required to use their official name when opening a Gmail or Google + account?–Administrative assistant, April 2014

38. How would you improve a shoe factory?–Field operations specialist, November 2014

41 of Googles Toughest Interview Questions

4. What do you know about Google?–Administrative business partner, February 2015

8. What does being Googley mean to you?–Product specialist, December 2015

manager if you were hired.–Google applications support engineer, June 2014

Google probably switches up its questions over time, but career websiteGlassdoor provides a glimp搜索引擎优化f the types of brain-stumping puzzles Google has asked in the past.

17. How do you think the digital advertising world will change in the next three years?–Creative director, January 2016

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Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot.

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