The 20 Most Bizarre Job Interview Questions That Have Actually Been Asked

Job Interview Questions

When preparing for a job interview with a potential employer it’s commonplace to do a bit of research to prepare. This includes a little bit about the company’s history, the position you’ve applied for and even preparing answers for typical job interview questions. Every now and then you might find an interviewer that likes to think out of the box with their interview style and throw an oddball question into the mix. Keep your cool! They are more than likely doing it to see how you react to such a random question. Here are 20 of the most bizarre job interview questions that (surprisingly) have actually been asked:

  • If you were a crayon color, which one would you be?
  • Why are manholes round?
  • Are you a book or a blanket? Explain your answer.
  • What do you think of lava lamps?
  • Would you rather fight 1 horse sized duck or 100 duck sized horses?
  • How does the internet work?
  • What’s your least favorite thing about humanity?
  • Have you ever stolen a pen from work?
  • How do you eat a KitKat?
  • Tell me a joke.
  • How many pennies would fit into this room?
  • You’ve been given an elephant. You can’t give it away or sell it. What do you do with it?
  • How do you eat an Oreo?
  • Who is your favorite Disney princess?
  • How many cows are in Canada?
  • Which state in the US should we get rid of?
  • Which Muppet best represents you?
  • Pick two celebrities to be your parents.
  • Do you believe in ghosts?
  • Green grapes or purple grapes? Why?

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