Craziest Interview Questions Of 2011



1. “How many people are using Facebook in San Francisco at 2:30pm on a Friday?” – Asked at Google.

2. “Just entertain me for five minutes, I’m not going to talk.” – Asked at Acosta. .

3. “If Germans were the tallest people in the world, how would you prove it?” – Asked at Hewlett-Packard

4. “What do you think of garden gnomes?” – Asked at Trader Joe’s.

5. “Is your college GPA reflective of your potential?” – Asked at the Advisory Board. .

6. “Would Mahatma Gandhi have made a good software engineer?” – Asked at Deloitte

7. “If you could be #1 employee but have all your coworkers dislike you or you could be #15 employee and have all your coworkers like you, which would you choose?” – Asked at ADP. .

8. “How would you cure world hunger?” – Asked at Amazon.com

9. “Room, desk and car – which do you clean first?” – Asked at Pinkberry

10. “Does life fascinate you?” – Asked at Ernst & Young

11. “Given 20 ‘destructible’ light bulbs (which breaks at certain height), and a building with 100 floors, how do you determine the height that the light bulb breaks?” – Asked at QUALCOMM. .

12. “Please spell ‘diverticulitis’.” – Asked at EMSI Engineering

13. “Name 5 uses of a stapler without staple pins.” – Asked at EvaluServe

14. “How much money did residents of Dallas/Ft. Worth spend on gasoline in 2008?” – Asked at American Airlines

15. “How would you get an elephant into a refrigerator?” – Asked at Horizon Group Properties.

16. “You have a bouquet of flowers. All but two are roses, all but two are daisies, and all but two are tulips. How many flowers do you have?” – Asked at Epic Systems

17. “How many planes are currently flying over Kansas?” – Asked at Best Buy. .

18. “How many different ways can you get water from a lake at the foot of a mountain, up to the top of the mountain?” – Asked at Disney Parks & Resorts

19. “What is 37 times 37?” – Asked at Jane Street Capital

20. “If you could be a superhero, what power would you possess?” – Asked at Rain and Hail Insurance. .

21. “If you were a Microsoft Office program, which one would you be?” – Asked at Summit Racing Equipment

22. “Pepsi or Coke?” – Asked at United Health Group

23. “Are you exhaling warm air?” – Asked at Walker Marketing

24. “You’re in a row boat, which is in a large tank filled with water. You have an anchor on board, which you throw overboard (the chain is long enough so the anchor rests completely on the bottom of the tank). Does the water level in the tank rise or fall?” – Asked at Tesla Motors

25. “How do you feel about those jokers at Congress?” – Asked at Consolidated Electrical


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