5 Google Job Interview Questions That Can Make Even a Genius Doubt Themselves

The Google Company has become known not only for its achievements but for job interviews you won't meet anywhere else. The interview can take place in a cafe around the corner or via Skype, and the questions will be so difficult that any brainiac will have to strive for the answer.

Bright Side decided to test you and put together the 5 most difficult questions that Google has ever asked its applicants.

Billiard balls

There are 8 billiard balls. One of them weighs slightly more than the others. How many weighings on the scales do you need to define the ball without using weights?

Dead man in a desert

A man was found dead in a desert, a match in his hand. No traces. Why and how did he die?

4 liters of water

You have unlimited access to water and two jars: 5 L and 3 L. Measure 4 liters precisely.


You built a house, all the sides of which are south looking. Suddenly you noticed a bear. What color is it?


A doctor gave 4 pills to a patient: 2 pills of each type that cannot be told apart from each other. The patient should take the pills in two stages: 1 pill of each type in the morning and the same in the evening. If he breaks the dose or does not take pills, the patient will die. The pills happen to become mixed. How does he get his treatment and survive?

Illustrated by Yekaterina Ragozina for Bright Side
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