This was difficult mainly because it was the very first question they threw at me. I hadn't even applied to the job directly, so I didn't have a good idea of what they were looking for and that made it difficult for me to describe myself in a way that showed how I could meet their needs.
My response was reserved and intended to advise caution where she was concerned. I just didn't feel that she was a team player. Nor that she would fit into the group. As I found out later, she didn't...
My answer was "The first thing that comes to mind honestly is duct tape. It's simple, and easy. If I were to come up with a more "engineering" type answer, I would look into modifying the aerodynamics of the car such that less air is being blown into the cab"
I know this isn't really a specific question. However, the point of the exercise was to see that your answer included "sound, fundamental" Object Oriented Analysis, and proper use of the Strategy Pattern. I underestimated the importance of knowing Design Patterns intuitively. I also should have included some simple JUnit tests.