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# Operations Interview Questions

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### Operations Manager at Amazon was asked...

30 Apr 2013
 If in a room there are 10 persons and if each person has to shake hands with all other then total how many hand shakes will be there15 Answers10C2=45should be 90Forgot 90 Milk ShakesShow more responses10(10-1)/2"Each other" leaves this very open-ended; that depends on if A shakes with B or A shakes with B & C, OR if A shakes with all the other nine, etc. I would say the answer would have to be one of two: 10 or 100. If each person chooses only one to shake with, it would be ten. IF each person shakes with everyone there, all ten, it would be 100. Since this question is pretty vague, Some people may come to the conclusion that the answer is Either 90 assuming everybody stayed to shake hands with each other meaning the first person shook hands with 9 people and the 2nd person did the same etc etc bringing it to the conclusion that you got 90 handshakes. Another answer towards for people would be 45 being that the first person gave a hand shake to 9 people and then left and then the 2nd person gave a handshake to 8 people n then left etc and etc making it 9+8+7+6+5+4+3+2+1=45.simply formulas: n*(n-1)/2 (n-1)*(n/2)Lock in 90 thanks455n(n-1)/2 = 10(10-1)/2 = 45 If there are 10 persons, the first shakes hands nine times, the second eight times (already shook with first person), and so on. In other words, 9+8+7+6+5+4...1. n(n-1)/2 2. 10*9/2 3 90/2 4. 45If you say 90 you are including the repetetions. If first person shakes 9 times, the next one requires only 8 shakes. So it goes like, 9, 8 ,7 ,6...1. Can use the formula n*(n-1)/2/. So we get only 45 shake hands. It is similar to no of squares in the chess board. There squares will apply.9Show more responses45If one person is lefty?

17 Jun 2012
 What are your weekensses?4 AnswersI am very talkative and a poor listener.i would like to do only interested subjects , once i get interest in the subject, i never leave, but its difficult to do which i am not intersted : thats my weakness.Ever never I loose my temper when anybody cheat me acoording to workShow more responsesMy only weakness is I try to do things genuinely and with perfection, which sometimes creates a problem because it takes Time to do things with perfection. I prefer quality over quantity.

### Operations Manager at Amazon was asked...

30 Apr 2013
 If u are running at 10km/hr and anothet person is running st 20km/hr then in which round u both will be at same point11 Answers44 is wrong answer to this question. Its answer for next question. Posted here by mistakeNo matter what size track they run on, they will meet at the starting line every two laps.Show more responsesWith slower person's perspective, they will meet at starting point each round. Person running 10 km/hr, will complete one round, while the other person will complete two round during same time.You are assuming that the track is exactly 1KM in length. Most tracks are not that, what are they 440?Yes, with reference to the slower runner, they'll meet every round and with reference to the faster runner, they'll meet every alternate round.There is not enough infomation here. You really do need to know the length of the track to determine future meeting points.every round for the slower runner.at the end of second round (w.r.t to the person with 20km/hr speed).From 20kmph perspective Every alternative round they will meet at starting point , From 10kmph perspective every round they will meet at starting point.2nd round

30 Apr 2013

### Analyst at Nomura Holdings was asked...

19 May 2012
 How will manage if a person in your group is unwilling to perform a task?3 Answers1.convince him by giving the bebefits if he performs good 2.discuss the problem with others so that they can help youi wil motivate him by convencin tht he s d only 1 whose work wil wil make company progress nd persuade him 2 work hardI will motivate him to work well. And will let him know about the benefits he will get.

### Operation Manager at Suzlon Wind Energy was asked...

19 Dec 2012
 Would you think this organization is suitable for you?5 AnswersPrecisely, thats why I am here.YES, Becouse i am hard worker and able to this job.YesShow more responsesYesPrecisely,that's why I am here. Because I am hard worker and able to this job.

### Associate-Overseas Operations at Fidelity Investments was asked...

17 Feb 2013
 Difficult questions would be from accounts or share market.2 AnswersBe strong with basics of accounts and share market.can u tell the questions asked about that..

### Quality Lead, Retail - Pricing Analytics & Operations at Amazon was asked...

12 Dec 2012
 Suppose that 10% of the products sold online were incorrectly priced. What could be a possible solution to this problem and detail out the approach you'll follow.2 AnswersIt depends upon the situation,in both the cases what could we do is if cost of the product were priced higher than what expected than we can simply requested to the customer that next perches item by them will be adjusted accordingly and visa versa if cost is less...I guessed that they were looking for a preventive approach as a solution. So I told them that there are two things that can be done. One is to perform an external benchmarking with the direct competitor on similar product portfolios. This will involve a detailed analysis on how they are able to sell the same product at a better price value. A possible hypothesis is that the competitor has a larger pricing band owing to the number of suppliers in his kitty. Second thing is to attract customers by giving out offers and discounts. I atleast thought this answer went well them :-)

### Operations Supervisor at Russell Finex was asked...

4 May 2019
 Question related to past jobs1 AnswerThis is often the first time that you will meet your potential employer for the first time. Their objective is to assess whether you possess the skills, aptitude and experience to do the job. They will also attempt to ascertain whether you can do the job, are willing to do the job and how you will fit in with the organisation.