Monday, January 14, 2013

Oddball Interview Questions

Here are some interesting interview questions compiled by

...Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2012:
1. “If you were to get rid of one state in the U.S., which would it be and why?” — asked at Forrester Research, research associate candidate
2. “How many cows are in Canada?” — asked at Google, local data quality evaluator candidate
3. “How many quarters would you need to reach the height of the Empire State building?” — asked at JetBlue, pricing/revenue management analyst candidate
4. “A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?” — asked at Clark Construction Group, office engineer candidate
5. “What songs best describes your work ethic?” — asked at Dell, consumer sales candidate
6. “Jeff Bezos walks into your office and says you can have a million dollars to launch your best entrepreneurial idea. What is it?” — asked at Amazon, product development
7. “What do you think about when you are alone in your car?” — asked at Gallup, associate analyst candidate
8. “How would you rate your memory?” — asked at Marriott, front desk associate candidate
9. “Name 3 previous Nobel Prize Winners.” — asked at BenefitsCONNECT, office manager candidate

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