This was the subject of a popular discussion recently posted on Quora: 20 questions to detect a fake data scientist. We asked our own data scientist, and he came up with a very different set of questions: compare his answer (#1 below - 20 questions) with Quora replies (#2 and #3 below - 30 questions). Note that #2 focuses on statistics, and #3 on architecture. The link to the original Quora discussion is also provided in this article. Which questions would you add or remove?
Many other related interview questions and answers (data science, R, Python and so on) can be found here.
1. Answer from our data scientist (many of these questions are open questions):
3. Kavita Ganesan offered this answer:
You can find the original contribution here.