Google product manager interview questions answers
Google Product Manager Interview Questions Answers
1) How many buses does the local transportation corporation own?
My Answer: Estimate what the local population is (say 100,000), and percentage who
would use local transportation (say 75%). From there estimate how many major routes
you have (routes to say from city A to city B/downtown/mall/universities). How many
buses will be traveling those routes (taking into account when the busiest times are
should have the most buses out and remember that some of these buses go both ways e.g
travel from city A to city B and back to city A.) Take into account how many you can fit
into a bus, you can estimate how many buses a local transportation corp could potentially
2)How would you handle someone who is just not doing the work, doesn’t get along
with anyone, and is generally not working out?
My Answer: Response to this question reflects on the individuals management and
leadership style. But the candidate being interviewed should also keep in mind what
company or team policy is when addressing the above issue.
3)How many bottles of shampoo are produced in the world a year?
approximate 30 million = population of Canada
approximate 6 billion = World Population
23% of the world’s population is 3rd world population
2% of the world’s population don’t use shampoo b/c they are bald or use soap
25% of 30 million don’t use shampoo, use soap, are bald, or cannot afford to purchase
shampoo (third world) (-7.5 million) =22.5million
One bottle of Shampoo lasts approximately 2 months, giving us 6 bottles a year per
22.5million *6 = 133.1 million bottles in Canada
6 billion – 25% = 4.5 billion
4.5 billion *6 = 27.0 billion bottle per year
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