Top 10 Oddball Interview Questions


Job candidates must be prepared for anything during an interview. That's why Glassdoor has combed through hundreds of thousands of interview questions shared by job candidates over the past year to compile its annual list of the Top 10 Oddball Interview Questions.

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    Asked at SpaceX: "When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?"

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    Asked at Whole Foods Market: "Would you rather fight 1 horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?"

  3. 3

    Asked at Dropbox: "If you’re the CEO, what are the first three things you check about the business when you wake up?"

  4. 4

    Asked at Urban Outfitters: "What would the name of your debut album be?"

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    Asked at J.W. Business Acquisitions: "How would you sell hot coco in Florida?"

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    Asked at HubSpot: "If I gave you $40,000 to start a business, what would you start?"

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    Asked at Trader Joe's: "What would you do if you found a penguin in the freezer?"

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    Asked at Boston Consulting Group: "If you were a brand, what would be your motto?"

  10. 9

    Asked at Delta Air Lines: "How many basketballs would fit in this room?"

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    Asked at Uniqlo: "If you had $2,000, how would you double it in 24 hours?"

While job candidates should be ready to take on some challenging and oddball interview questions, they should also expect to be asked some basic or common interview questions. Glassdoor has also compiled a list of the Most Common Interview Questions.

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