# Pizza

Question: How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the United States each month? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: First of all, you round the U.S. population to 300 million people (it's actually about 315 million but rounding … Continue reading Pizza

# Empire state building

Question: 5 What is the weight of the empire state building? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Answer: This question was actually asked by google employers to check the thought process of the employee. It is to see how well employee … Continue reading Empire state building

# Boeing 747

Question: How would you weigh a Boeing 747 without using scales? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: There are many solutions to this puzzle. For many interviewers, the intended response is that you put the jet on a large boat, … Continue reading Boeing 747

# Children

Question: How many children are born every day in the United States? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: The population of the United States is 300 million (approximately). Half are women (150 million). Perhaps half of those are of childbearing … Continue reading Children

# Weddings

Question: 2 How many weddings are performed each day in Japan? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: Try a ground-up approach. In a city of 1 million (Kyoto), how many people are of marriageable age? Let’s say 750,000. How many get … Continue reading Weddings

# White house paint

Question: How many gallons of white house paint are sold in the U.S. every year? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: The “start big” approach: If you’re not sure where to begin, start with the basic assumption that there are … Continue reading White house paint