Answers to Sample Brainteasers

Answers to Sample Brainteasers

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Last week we provided a list of ten (10) sample brainteasers that you might come across in consulting interviews.

If you didn’t read the post, you might want to read it before taking a look at the answers below (to read last week’s post, click here).

Answers to Sample Brainteasers

  1. A round manhole cover cannot fall through the circular opening. Circular covers don’t need to be rotated or precisely aligned when placing them. A round manhole cover can also be easily rolled.
  2. 3 socks.
  3. The digits are in alphabetical order – eight, eleven, five, four, nine, one, seven, six, ten, three, twelve, two, zero.
  4. One box.
  5. Less, you will only have $99.
  6. Read the first sentence to this question.
  7. The cabin is a cabin of a plane which crashed in the woods.
  8. 3 cages and 4 canaries.
  9. Read the question again.
  10. A match box can fit in your pocket, but it can also be used to fill the room with light.

[For more information on consulting interview, please download “The HUB’s Guide to Consulting Interviews“.]

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