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Question #2
If you were going to redesign an ATM
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Question #3
How many birthday posts occur on
Facebook on a given day?
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Question #4
Do you think that Facebook should be
available to China?
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Question #5
How much do you charge to wash every
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How much money is spent on the internet?
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remote control?
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How do you deal with communicating less
than favorable information?
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Question #10
Youre at a casino with two dice, if you roll
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How many Big Macs does McDonald sell
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trigger again. For each option, what is the
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Should Facebook continue to add features
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If you were an animal what kind would
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What are you least proud of on your
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past 20 years.
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constraint is once you rob a house you
cannot rob a house adjacent to that
house.
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fairly-involved algorithm, significant
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opportunities to get something subtly
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25 racehorses, no stopwatch. 5 tracks.
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friends has a 2/3 chance of telling you the
truth and a 1/3 chance of messing with
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