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10 Famous Microsoft Interview Puzzles

Tweet Here is a list of 10 famous puzzles which have been asked on a Microsoft Interview. They are not in any specific order. Clock Hands How many times a day do the minute and hour hands of a clock overlap? Answer Is Your Husband a Cheat? A┬ácertain town comprises of 100 married couples. Everyone […]

6 Pirates Fight for 1 Gold Coin

Tweet Question: Six pirates discover a chest containing 1 gold coin. They decide to sit down and devise a distribution strategy. The pirates are ranked based on their experience (Pirate 1 to Pirate 6, where Pirate 6 is the most experienced). The most experienced pirate gets to propose a plan and then all the pirates […]

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5 Pirates Fight for 100 Gold Coins

Tweet Question: Five pirates discover a chest containing 100 gold coins. They decide to sit down and devise a distribution strategy. The pirates are ranked based on their experience (Pirate 1 to Pirate 5, where Pirate 5 is the most experienced). The most experienced pirate gets to propose a plan and then all the pirates […]

Gold for 7 Days of Work

Tweet Question: You’ve got someone working for you for seven days and a gold bar to pay them. You must pay the worker for their work at the end of every day. If you are only allowed to make two breaks in the gold bar, how do you pay your worker? (Assuming equal amount of […]

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