Questions asked in a PM Interview

What would be the likely questions asked in an interview while hiring a Product Manager for a specific field (product) like Lyft or Uber?

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Product Design:

  1. If you were the PM for Lyft, what dashboard would you build to track health of the app?
  2. Design Lyft for kids.
  3. How would you build social features on Lyft to increase user engagement.
  4. Brainstorm and prioritize ideas to address long wait time at an amusement park.
  5. How would you improve retention for drivers on Lyft?
  6. How would you implement dynamic pricing? How would you A/B test it?
  7. How would you design a bicycle renting app for tourists?
  8. How would you design a car sharing platform like Uber for disabled people?
  9. Design Dynamic Pricing for Lyft.
  10. Design a referral system for a grocery app.
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Behavioral:

  1. Describe your day-to-day activities as a Product Manager.
  2. Why do you want to leave your current company?
  3. Why do you want to join our company?
  4. How do you Prioritize your Work?
  5. How do you deal with Low Performing Employees?
  6. What are you looking for in your next role?
  7. How do you know a product is well-designed?
  8. What’s the one thing that excites you the most about Product Management?
  9. What is your least favorite aspect of product management?
  10. How do you take product decisions involving multiple stakeholders with consent?
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Product Estimation:

  1. You have a grocery delivery service that delivers food within 24 hours. How many trucks would you need to operate it?
  2. What is the market for driverless cars in 2020?
  3. How many ride-share trips occur in the US daily?
  4. Estimate the number of Lyft rides given on Halloween.
  5. Estimate Lyft’s revenue.
  6. How would you price a Tier 1 and Tier 2 Uber subscription?
  7. How would you determine how many trips are taken on the London Underground each year?
  8. Estimate the Number of ATMs in India
  9. Estimate the total number of Airplanes in Air.
  10. Estimate the annual revenue of Google AdSense.
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Product Metrics:

  1. Late deliveries lead to customer churn. What data we should look at to prove this hypothesis for a food delivery app?
  2. If you were the PM for Lyft, what dashboard would you build to track the health of the app?
  3. What is the success metric for Airbnb’s booking experience?
  4. What would be the next big feature you would launch on Uber to improve Customer Retention and Average Spend?
  5. You are the product manager for Lyft Direct Debit Card for drivers. The product just launched. How do you build this product’s first dashboard? You are the PM for a certain feature. What dashboard would you build to monitor its effectiveness? What metrics would it include?
  6. What metric would you track for Lyft’s debit card program?
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Product Improvement:

  1. How would you improve Uber?
  2. Give an example of a badly designed product.
  3. How would you improve Uber for a football event?
  4. Design a shared carpool experience for Lyft.
  5. How would you roll out an algorithm improvement for driver matching?
  6. What are the key Metrics to measure the performance of a company in food delivery business and how can we improve the ones related to churn rate?
  7. What would you improve on the current Uber app? Do a deep-dive on how you would design, implement, and test your idea.
  8. How could Uber integrate Eats into the core Uber app?
  9. What Uber feature that’s been brought to market has a lot of potential but has not achieved it yet?
  10. Give an example of a badly designed product. How would you improve it?
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Product Strategy:

  1. How would you acquire more users for Uber?
  2. How would you design surge pricing for Uber or Lyft?
  3. Should Uber Eats be a different app from Uber Rides?
  4. You own 6 pizza shops in the city and want to improve revenue. Do you develop a mobile app or use Uber Eats?
  5. Should Lyft build ride scheduling functionality?
  6. Should Lyft enter the food delivery business?
  7. You are a PM at Uber. Devise strategies to improve revenue.
  8. How can you increase the basket value for Uber Eats orders?
  9. Define a strategy of loyalty program for Google Pay.
  10. You own 6 pizza shops in the city and want to improve revenue. Do you develop a mobile app or use Uber Eats?
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