Interview Question: Manhole Covers

Sample Question #78 (brainteaser)

Why are manhole covers round?

(Comment: this is one of the sample brainteaser-type case questions in Chapter 4 of my book; click Read comments to see the answer!)

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Sample Qs. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Interview Question: Manhole Covers

  1. Brett says:

    ANSWER
     
    First of all, you should tell the interviewer that not all manhole covers are round, and they don’t have to be round! Otherwise, you can find a bunch of answers here:
     
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhole_cover#Why_are_they_generally_round.3F
     

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s