Weird Job Interview Questions Asked At Apple, Amazon, Google & More


There are some ways you can prepare yourself for a job interview. However, there are simply things you just cannot prepare yourself for. Some companies may ask you some truly obscure job interview questions. These questions may or may not have legitimate answers,  but either way, they are just looking to see how you answer. Whether it is your creative thought process or your outgoing personality, these companies want people that stand out and fit into their company culture while adding value. Check out some of the unique questions top companies have asked during job interviews.

Amazon asks: “Jeff Bezos walks into your office and says you can have a million dollars to launch your best entrepreneurial idea. What is it?”

MasterCard asks: “Can you say: ‘Peter Pepper Picked a Pickled Pepper’ and cross-sell a washing machine at the same time?”

Dell asks: “What songs best describe your work ethic?”

Jiffy Software asks: “Have you ever stolen a pen from work?”

Google asks: “How many cows are in Canada?”

Kimberly-Clark asks: “If you had turned your cell phone to silent, and it rang really loudly despite it being on silent, what would you tell me?”

LivingSocial asks: “What’s your favorite song? Perform it for us now.”

Zappos asked: “What superhero would you be and would you dress up at work given the chance?”

Gallop asked: “What do you think about when you are alone in your car?”

JetBlue asked: “How many quarters would you need to reach the height of the Empire State building?”

Clark Construction Group asked candidates for an engineer position: “A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?”

PriceWaterhouse Coopers asked: “My wife and I are going on vacation, where would you recommend?”

Bain and Company asked: “Estimate how many windows are in New York.”

Apple asks: “What kind of animal would you be and why?”

(via Business Insider)