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Why are manhole covers round? What if you get that in a job interview?

Posted in Uncategorized by Sankeerth on August 23, 2006

The question of why manhole covers are typically round, at least in the U.S., was made notorious by Microsoft, who began asking it as a job-interview question. Originally meant as a psychological assessment of how one approaches a question with more than one “right” answer, the problem exerts a strange fascination on people.

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