Be smart than intelligent!

Interviewer said "I shall either ask you ten easy questions or one really difficult question.

Think well before you make up your mind!" The boy thought for a while and said, "my choice is one really difficult question."

"Well, good luck to you, you have made your own choice! Now tell me this. "What comes first, Day or Night?" The boy was jolted in! to reality as his admission depends on the correctness of his answer, but he thought for a while and said, "It's the DAY sir!"

"How" the interviewer asked,

"Sorry sir, you promised me that you will not ask me a SECOND difficult question!"

He was selected for IIM!

Note by Vishwathiga Jayasankar
2 years, 10 months ago

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I could have just as well answered, "Anyone that knows to the answer to the Chicken or the Egg question would know the answer to that one". And the interviewer would have asked, "And that is?", etc. Same result. For an organization looking for smart, intelligent candidates, it doesn't seem very smart or intelligent to ask such a thing.

Michael Mendrin - 2 years, 10 months ago

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With this note I got to know the difference between smart and intelligent. And these organisations look for smart people rather than those with high intelligence but no communication skills or smartness.

Kushagra Sahni - 2 years, 10 months ago

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Every corporation that looks for "smart, intelligent people" have their methods. It wouldn't deeply surprise me if some of them would ask such a question.

Michael Mendrin - 2 years, 10 months ago

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@Michael Mendrin Yeah It didn't suprise me either. I am just saying that they are looking for people who are more smart than intelligent.

Kushagra Sahni - 2 years, 10 months ago

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