Odd Interview Questions as Compiled by Glassdoor

Glassdoor’s Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2013:

 “If you were to get rid of one state in the US, which would it be and why?” – view answers.Asked at ForresterMore Forrester Research interview questions.

 “How many cows are in Canada?” – view answers.Asked at GoogleMore Google interview questions.

 “How many quarters would you need to reach the height of the Empire State building?” – view answers.Asked at JetBlueMore JetBlue interview questions.

 “A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?” – view answers.Asked at Clark Construction Group.More Clark Construction Group interview questions.

 “What songs best describes your work ethic?” – view answers.Asked at DellMore Dell interview questions.

 “Jeff Bezos walks into your office and says you can have a million dollars to launch your best entrepreneurial idea. What is it?” – view answers.Asked at AmazonMore Amazon interview questions.

 “What do you think about when you are alone in your car?” – view answers.Asked at GallupMore Gallup interview questions.

 “How would you rate your memory?” – view answers.Asked at MarriottMore Marriott interview questions.

 “Name 3 previous Nobel Prize Winners.” – view answers.Asked at BenefitsCONNECTMore BenefitsCONNECT interview questions.

 “Can you say: ‘Peter Pepper Picked a Pickled Pepper’ and cross-sell a washing machine at the same time?” – view answers.Asked at MasterCardMore MasterCard interview questions.

 “If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?” – view answers.Asked at Trader Joe’sMore Trader Joe’s interview questions.

 “How would people communicate in a perfect world?” – view answers.Asked at NovellMore Novell interview questions.

 “How do you make a tuna sandwich?” – view answers.Asked at Astron ConsultingMore Astron Consulting interview questions.

 “My wife and I are going on vacation, where would you recommend?” – view answers.Asked at PricewaterhouseCoopersMore PricewaterhouseCoopers interview questions.

 “You are a head chef at a restaurant and your team has been selected to be on Iron Chef. How do you prepare your team for the competition and how do you leverage the competition for your restaurant?” – view answers.Asked at AccentureMore Accenture interview questions.

 “Estimate how many windows are in New York.” – view answers.Asked at Bain & CompanyMore Bain & Company interview questions.

 “What’s your favorite song? Perform it for us now.” – view answers.Asked at LivingSocialMore LivingSocial interview questions.

 “Calculate the angle of two clock pointers when time is 11:50.” – view answers.Asked at Bank of AmericaMore Bank of America interview questions.

 “Have you ever stolen a pen from work?” – view answers.Asked at Jiffy SoftwareMore Jiffy Software interview questions.

 “Pick two celebrities to be your parents.” – view answers.Asked at Urban OutfittersMore Urban Outfitters interview questions.

 “What kitchen utensil would you be?” – view answers.Asked at Bandwidth.comMore Bandwidth.com interview questions.

 “If you had turned you cell phone to silent, and it rang really loudly despite it being on silent, what would you tell me?” – view answers.Asked at Kimberly-ClarkMore Kimberly-Clark interview questions.

 “On a scale from one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.” – view answers.Asked at Kraft FoodMore Kraft Food interview questions.

 “If you could be anyone else, who would it be?” – view answers.Asked at Salesforce.comMore Salesforce.com interview questions.

 “How would you direct someone else on how to cook an omelet?” – view answers.Asked at PETCOMore PETCO interview questions.

While job candidates should be ready to take on some challenging and oddball interview questions, they should