Looking for good technical questions that demonstrate the candidates ability to think critically and common sense, not just memorization of questions and answers. Suggestions?

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Anyone can be an analyst, culture is far more important than trying to test critical thinking

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What's heavier:a bag with a ton of feathers or a bag with a ton of bricks? If they are smart, they'll say equal. If they are really smart, they'll say the bag of feathers (because there will be more feathers which will require a larger bag which should therefore weigh marginally more)

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case interview…

^answering that one correctly should be a neutral mark at best. If someone struggled a lot in thinking that one over that would likely be an instant-ding for me...

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