Would Google hire you? 10 test questions to find out

The interview process at Google doesn't consist of questions like, 'What's your greatest strength?' Instead, nervous applicants are asked to deconstruct puzzles like: "You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?" From William Poundstone's new book Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?, here are 10 sample headscratchers that Google interviewers might throw an applicant's way. Can you solve them?

1. When there's a wind blowing, does a round-trip by plane take more time, less time, or the same time?

How does wind affect the length of a flight?

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More time


Less time


The same time


It depends on the airplane

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