Top 10 Oddball Interview Questions for 2016


Job candidates must be prepared for anything during an interview. That's why Glassdoor has combed through 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 Tim Hortons: "What was the last thing you Googled?"

  2. 2

    Asked at Bench Accounting: "Which Game of Thrones character do you like most?"

  3. 3

    Asked at Salesforce: "If you could sit next to one person on a transcontinental flight, who would it be?"

  4. 4

    Asked at Manulife: "How do you calculate the number of red cars in a city?"

  5. 5

    Asked at Jack Astor's: "If you were a utensil, which one would you be and why?"

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  7. 6

    Asked at Iridia Medical: "If you had only 24 hours left on planet Earth, how would you spend it?"

  8. 7

    Asked at Canada's Wonderland: "Do you ever feel like a plastic bag?"

  9. 8

    Asked at Sunwing Airlines: "We meet on an elevator, and you have until we reach the 10th floor to convince me that you’re right for the job. Go!"

  10. 9

    Asked at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg: "If you were a Prime Minister for a day, what one law would you change and why?"

  11. 10

    Asked at StackAdapt: "How would you shuffle a deck of cards?"

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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